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* AlternateIdentityAmnesia: Poor Lyle finds the experience quite humiliating, given he [[WhatDidIDoLastNight ends up lying naked face-down in a field]].



%%* BraidsBeadsAndBuckskins
* TheEndOrIsIt: The Manitou is apparently dead, but as Mulder is leaving Ish says, "See you in another eight years." This isn't followed up however, so maybe they really did kill it.
%%* HumanToWerewolfFootprints
%%* InjunCountry

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%%* BraidsBeadsAndBuckskins
* BraidsBeadsAndBuckskins: There are a few "traditionalist" characters who include a varying amount of these in their clothing, and a shaman in full regalia performing funeral rites.
* TheEndOrIsIt: The Manitou is apparently dead, but as Mulder is leaving Ish says, "See you in another eight years." (Earlier in the episode, Mulder refers to a series of similar cases, usually about this much apart.) This isn't followed up however, so maybe they really did kill it.
%%* HumanToWerewolfFootprints
%%* InjunCountry
* HumanToWerewolfFootprints: With all the FridgeLogic described in the trope entry, and perhaps some more.
* InjunCountry: Averted, at least in terms of appearance; definitely no big red rocks in the middle of a desert.



** There is definitely [[ExactWords a Native American who is magical]], he just isn't the trope kind.



* NoOntologicalInertia: Joe and Lyle turn back into humans after being killed.

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* NoOntologicalInertia: Joe and Lyle turn back into humans after being killed. (Although Joe retains a bad case of inhumanly large fangs, and Mulder speculates there might be changes to internal organs as well.)



%%* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent
%%* TheRez

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%%* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent
%%* TheRez
* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent: Actually quite like the standard issue. The most plot-relevant difference is that full moon has nothing to do with them.
* TheRez: The episode takes place on the reservation of the Trego tribe and the adjacent ranch of the Parker family.


->Written by Creator/MarilynOsborn\\

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->Written by Creator/MarilynOsborn\\Marilyn Osborn\\



->''"Watkins had been attacked by an animal when he was alone in the woods. His scars healed. He was forgotten, then the murders began. The Tregoes, we realized that Watkins had been attacked by what the Algonquins called the manitou ... an evil spirit capable of changing a man into a beast. To be attacked by a manitou causes the victim to become one."''

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->''"Watkins had been attacked by an animal when he was alone in the woods. His scars healed. He was forgotten, then the murders began. The ->''"The Tregoes, we realized that Watkins had been attacked by what the Algonquins called the manitou ... an evil spirit capable of changing a man into a beast. To be attacked by a manitou causes the victim to become one."''


->Written by Marilyn Osborn\\
Directed by David Nutter

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->Written by Marilyn Osborn\\
Creator/MarilynOsborn\\
Directed by David Nutter
Creator/DavidNutter


A Native American boy, Joe Goodensnake, is shot in what looks like a land dispute with local rancher Jim Parker and his son Lyle. Mulder and Scully are called in to the Trego Indian reservation in Montana to investigate, leading to clashes with the locals who distrust the federal government, including a sheriff who was at the Wounded Knee siege in 1973. Between the rancher's story that he mistook the boy for a wild animal, some [[HumanToWerewolfFootprints strange tracks]] and shed skin found at the crime scene, and local legends about a beast that haunts the wilderness and mauls people, Mulder recognizes links to the ''original'' X-file. Could an old Indian legend have taken life again -- a Manitou that transforms its host into a raging beast? And what person, human and ignorant by day, hides the Manitou now?

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A Native American boy, Joe Goodensnake, is shot in what looks like a land dispute with local rancher Jim Parker (Donnelly Rhodes) and his son Lyle. Lyle (Ty Miller). Mulder and Scully are called in to the Trego Indian reservation in Montana to investigate, leading to clashes with the locals who distrust the federal government, including a sheriff (Michael Horse) who was at the Wounded Knee siege in 1973. Between the rancher's story that he mistook the boy for a wild animal, some [[HumanToWerewolfFootprints strange tracks]] and shed skin found at the crime scene, and local legends about a beast that haunts the wilderness and mauls people, Mulder recognizes links to the ''original'' X-file. Could an old Indian legend have taken life again -- a Manitou that transforms its host into a raging beast? And what person, human and ignorant by day, hides the Manitou now?

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* NighttimeTransformation: As Ish specifically states, the Manitou changes by night, not by [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent the full moon]].


[[Recap/TheXFiles Index]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E01 1]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E02DeepThroat 2]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E02DeepThroat 2]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E03Squeeze 3]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E04Conduit 4]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E05TheJerseyDevil 5]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E06Shadows 6]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E07GhostInTheMachine 7]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E08Ice 8]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E09Space 9]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E10FallenAngel 10]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E11Eve 11]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E12Fire 12]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E13BeyondTheSea 13]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E14GenderBender 14]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E15Lazarus 15]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E16YoungAtHeart 16]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E17EBE 17]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E18MiracleMan 18]] | '''19''' | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E20DarknessFalls 20]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E21Tooms 21]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E22BornAgain 22]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E23Roland 23]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E24TheErlenmeyerFlask 24]]]]-]]]

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[[Recap/TheXFiles Index]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E01 1]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E02DeepThroat 2]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E02DeepThroat 2]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E03Squeeze 3]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E04Conduit 4]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E05TheJerseyDevil 5]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E06Shadows 6]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E07GhostInTheMachine 7]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E08Ice 8]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E09Space 9]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E10FallenAngel 10]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E11Eve 11]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E12Fire 12]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E13BeyondTheSea 13]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E14GenderBender 14]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E15Lazarus 15]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E16YoungAtHeart 16]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E17EBE 17]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E18MiracleMan 18]] | '''19''' | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E20DarknessFalls 20]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E21Tooms 21]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E22BornAgain 22]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E23Roland 23]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E24TheErlenmeyerFlask 24]]]]-]]]


!!![[AC:Recaps]]: [[Recap/TheXFiles Index]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E01 1]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E02DeepThroat 2]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E03Squeeze 3]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E04Conduit 4]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E05TheJerseyDevil 5]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E06Shadows 6]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E07GhostInTheMachine 7]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E08Ice 8]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E09Space 9]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E10FallenAngel 10]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E11Eve 11]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E12Fire 12]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E13BeyondTheSea 13]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E14GenderBender 14]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E15Lazarus 15]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E16YoungAtHeart 16]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E17EBE 17]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E18MiracleMan 18]] | '''19''' | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E20DarknessFalls 20]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E21Tooms 21]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E22BornAgain 22]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E23Roland 23]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E24TheErlenmeyerFlask 24]]

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!!![[AC:Recaps]]: [[WMG:[[center:[-'''RECAP:'''\\
[[Recap/TheXFiles Index]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E01 1]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E02DeepThroat 2]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E02DeepThroat 2]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E03Squeeze 3]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E04Conduit 4]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E05TheJerseyDevil 5]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E06Shadows 6]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E07GhostInTheMachine 7]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E08Ice 8]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E09Space 9]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E10FallenAngel 10]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E11Eve 11]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E12Fire 12]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E13BeyondTheSea 13]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E14GenderBender 14]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E15Lazarus 15]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E16YoungAtHeart 16]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E17EBE 17]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E18MiracleMan 18]] | '''19''' | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E20DarknessFalls 20]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E21Tooms 21]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E22BornAgain 22]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E23Roland 23]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E24TheErlenmeyerFlask 24]]24]]]]-]]]

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'''Season 1, Episode 19:'''
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->'''Ish:''' FBI! See you in about ... eight years.\\

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->'''Ish:''' FBI! See you in about ...about... eight years.\\


!!![[AC:Recaps]]: [[Recap/TheXFiles Index]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E01 1]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E02DeepThroat 2]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E03Squeeze 3]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E04Conduit 4]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E05TheJerseyDevil 5]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E06Shadows 6]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E07GhostInTheMachine 7]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E08Ice 8]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E09Space 9]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E10FallenAngel 10]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E11Eve 11]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E12Fire 12]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E13BeyondTheSea 13]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E14GenderBender 14]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E15Lazarus 15]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E16YoungAtHeart 16]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E17EBE 17]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E18MiracleMan 18]] | '''19''' | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E20DarknessFalls 20]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E21Tooms 21]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E22BornAgain 22]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E23Roland 23]] | [[Recap/TheXFilesS01E24TheErlenmeyerFlask 24]]
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[[caption-width-right:350:''"Mulder, this is so odd. It's almost like a snakeskin that's been shed."'']]
->Written by Marilyn Osborn\\
Directed by David Nutter

->''"Watkins had been attacked by an animal when he was alone in the woods. His scars healed. He was forgotten, then the murders began. The Tregoes, we realized that Watkins had been attacked by what the Algonquins called the manitou ... an evil spirit capable of changing a man into a beast. To be attacked by a manitou causes the victim to become one."''
-->-- '''Ish'''




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->'''Ish:''' FBI! See you in about ... eight years.\\
'''Mulder:''' I hope not.


* TheEndOrIsIt: The Manitou is apparently dead, but as Mulder is leaving Ish says, "See you in another eight years." This isn't followed up however, so maybe they really did kill it.



%%* MagicalNativeAmerican: Subverted. The closest the episode gets to is Ish, but the rest of the reservation mostly just wants Mulder and Scully to leave them in peace.

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%%* * MagicalNativeAmerican: Subverted.Averted. The closest the episode gets to is Ish, but the rest of the reservation mostly just wants Mulder and Scully to leave them in peace.

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* NewOldWest: The episode certainly has a feel of it. The Parkers dress like stereotypical ranchers and are involved in a land dispute over grazing rights with a local tribe, and while the Trego aren't actively warring against the Parker ranch they are insular toward Mulder and Scully for being part of the government.


%%* MagicalNativeAmerican

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%%* MagicalNativeAmericanMagicalNativeAmerican: Subverted. The closest the episode gets to is Ish, but the rest of the reservation mostly just wants Mulder and Scully to leave them in peace.


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** From the implications, Gwen may be as well. Especially when Ish says that he'll see Mulder again in ten years...


* [[AloneWithThePsycho Alone With the Manitou]]: During the climax, Scully is trapped in the ranch with a wolfed-out Lyle.

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* [[AloneWithThePsycho Alone With the Manitou]]: AloneWithThePsycho: During the climax, Scully is trapped in the ranch with a wolfed-out Lyle.



* BraidsBeadsAndBuckskins
* HumanToWerewolfFootprints
* InjunCountry
* MagicalNativeAmerican
* [[ZombieInfectee Manitou Infectee]]: Lyle got mauled by Jim, and soon starts turning into a manitou himself.

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* %%* BraidsBeadsAndBuckskins
* %%* HumanToWerewolfFootprints
* %%* InjunCountry
* MagicalNativeAmerican
* [[ZombieInfectee Manitou Infectee]]: Lyle got mauled by Jim, and soon starts turning into a manitou himself.
%%* MagicalNativeAmerican



* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent

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* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent%%* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent
%%* TheRez



* TheRez


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* ZombieInfectee: Lyle got mauled by Jim, and soon starts turning into a manitou himself.

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* MuggingTheMonster: Narrowly averted; Gwen admits that she'd gone to the ranch planning to attack Lyle in revenge for her brother's death, only to end up witnessing the Manitou's savage mauling of his father and completely freaking out. Given that Lyle turns out to have ''been'' the Manitou, it turns out that Gwen narrowly avoided falling victim to this trope...


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* TeethClenchedTeamwork: Sheriff Tskany isn't exactly filled with warm and cuddly feelings towards the federal government or to Mulder and Scully, and he refuses to allow an autopsy on Joe Goodensnake in deference to the tribal beliefs of the locals, but when it becomes clear that the Manitou actually is a thing he works with Mulder without hesitation to try and stop it.

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