- Chest Burster
- Fingertip Drug Analysis: Mulder touches some organic alien goo in the power plant.
- Holding Hands: Almost a repeat of the hand holding at the end of The Movie.
- It Sucks to Be the Chosen One: Gibson had shades of this earlier, but here it's emphasised.
- Murder Is the Best Solution: Discusseed by the Cigarette-Smoking Man, who while guilty of often thinking way also concedes that this isn't always applicable.
- Myth Arc: Mythology episode recapping things from season 5 and the film, plus adding some new things.
- Surveillance Station Slacker: Homer, just like his namesake.