Oh, Crap!: Downplayed. Scully and Mulder talk about how, even though she's dead, Emily is still evidence that the villains' scheme exists. Scully then goes to Emily's coffin and opens it, to find nothing but sand.
Shaggy Dog Story: Mulder threatens Emily's doctor and tails him to a secret laboratory so he can steal medicine for Emily. He makes it out with the medicine, but ultimately decides to let Emily die.