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Recap / The X-Files S04 E17 "Tempus Fugit"

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"Nine minutes that became a lifetime for those passengers, and now for their families. Someone has got to figure out what happened in those nine minutes. Somehow, we've got to get them back."
Fox Mulder

Mulder and Scully investigate a plane crash that may have been caused by an encounter with a UFO.


  • All There in the Script: You could be forgiven for not knowing that the unnamed Syndicate assassin that serves as this two-parter's primary villain was named Scott Garrett and not Moustache Man.
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  • The Atoner: Louis Frisch who feels horrible after his part in causing an airplane crash.

"I can't get that out of my mind. How those people died... how easy it is to lie, just to say it was a dot on the screen... until you see it."

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