- Danger Takes A Back Seat: The Dhole, to kill Cahn.
- Glowing Eyes: The Wanshang Dhole has a pair glowing orange eyes.
- Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: The Washang Dhole ends up impaled on a pole after it crashes through a window with its last victim.
- Monster of the Week: A shapeshifting cryptid from China.
- Pungeon Master: Mulder, thanks to that doggone Washang Dhole.
- Shapeshifting: The Dhole can impersonate both humans and other dogs, apparently.