Recap / The X-Files S04 E24 "Gethsemane"


  • Alien Autopsy: Mulder is called to witness a retrieval of an alien body covered deep in ice and they perform an autopsy.
  • How We Got Here: The episode opens with an inquiry into Mulder's alleged suicide, then goes to the beginning of the events that lead to the inquiry.
  • Like You Would Really Do It: It's rather hard to take the twists of this episode seriously.
  • Manly Tears: Mulder cries intensely when his quest has been unsuccessful again and the alien that look like real deal was fake.
  • Rule of Symbolism: The episode title refers to the garden where Judas betrayed Jesus. This episode shows how Mulder and Scully were set up as sacrificial lambs to exploit and discredit Mulder's beliefs.