Season 8 Episodes

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Existence (2)

Season 8, Episode 21 - Air Date: 5/20/2001
Mulder, Doggett and Skinner attempt to fight off the alien replicants, and they find a connection to the conspiracy that leads into the FBI while Reyes and Scully head to a remote farm to safeguard the birth of Scully's child.
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Essence (1)

Season 8, Episode 20 - Air Date: 5/13/2001
Mulder and Doggett join forces to investigate the arson attack on a genetics lab where one of the doctors suspected of experimenting with alien impregnation is killed.
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Season 8, Episode 19 - Air Date: 5/6/2001
While Scully takes maternity leave, Doggett is partnered with a young agent who is fascinated with the X-Files and has followed Mulder and Scully's careers.
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Season 8, Episode 18 - Air Date: 4/29/2001
Mulder and Doggett are reluctantly thrown together to investigate several deaths aboard an oil rig, and Mulder becomes convinced that the rig is really carrying the black oil alien.
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Season 8, Episode 17 - Air Date: 4/22/2001
Special Agent Reyes enlists Mulder's help in investigating a supernatural killer's connection to the unsolved murder of Agent Doggett's son, Luke.
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Three Words

Season 8, Episode 16 - Air Date: 4/8/2001
Mulder's request for reassignment to the X-Files is denied by Kersh, who hopes that Mulder will simply quit the FBI.
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DeadAlive (2)

Season 8, Episode 15 - Air Date: 4/1/2001
Shortly after Mulder is buried, Billy Miles is found very dead, but he somehow comes back to life. Skinner and Scully put all their hopes into digging up Mulder and discovering that he too, is still alive.
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This is Not Happening (1)

Season 8, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/25/2001
When Teresa Hoese (the woman Scully and Mulder met the previous spring in Oregon just before Mulder was abducted) is found in a desert after enduring alien testing, Doggett alerts Scully that this could have something to do with Mulder and his whereabouts.
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Per Manum

Season 8, Episode 13 - Air Date: 2/18/2001
When Scully and Doggett are contacted by a man who claims his wife was murdered shortly after giving birth to an alien baby, Scully digs deeper into reports of alien fertilization on humans, and she begins to question her own pregnancy and its conception.
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Season 8, Episode 12 - Air Date: 2/11/2001
Scully and Doggett must race against the clock to investigate and fight off a contagion lurking in the subway tunnels of Boston.
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The Gift

Season 8, Episode 11 - Air Date: 2/4/2001
Doggett comes upon an old case that Mulder kept secret from Scully and he follows up the investigation, hoping to find a possible connection to Mulder's disappearance.
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Season 8, Episode 10 - Air Date: 1/21/2001
An Indian mystic whose son died in a chemical plant accident smuggles himself into the United States and takes his revenge on two families in suburban Washington, D.
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Season 8, Episode 9 - Air Date: 1/14/2001
A man whose blood is rapidly changing into metal alloy enacts revenge on those who caused his condition.
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Season 8, Episode 8 - Air Date: 1/7/2001
When a real estate agent is shot inside a prison cell by someone who apparently fired from the roof, Scully and Doggett track him to two exterminators, one of whom has x-ray vision.
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Via Negativa

Season 8, Episode 7 - Air Date: 12/17/2000
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Season 8, Episode 6 - Air Date: 12/10/2000
A prominent lawyer wakes to find himself in jail and about to be prosecuted for the murder of his wife.
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Season 8, Episode 5 - Air Date: 12/3/2000
In 1990 a little boy inexplicably disappeared from his crowded school playground and was never seen again until now, ten years later, and he hasn't aged a day.
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Season 8, Episode 4 - Air Date: 11/26/2000
Scully evades Doggett's help in investigating a vicious murder in a remote area of Utah, and she is trapped in the small town by a religious cult that believe a slug-like creature is the second coming of God who needs a human host to survive.
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Season 8, Episode 3 - Air Date: 11/19/2000
While tackling his first X-File case about a series of gruesome murders surrounding a bat-like creature, Doggett quickly learns that his investigative techniques are somewhat dissimilar to Scully's.
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Without (2)

Season 8, Episode 2 - Air Date: 11/12/2000
As the search for Mulder intensifies in the Arizona desert, Gibson Praise leads Scully to believe that she is truly closer to her target.
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Within (1)

Season 8, Episode 1 - Air Date: 11/5/2000
Newly appointed Deputy Director Kersh organizes a manhunt for Mulder and assigns Agent John Doggett to head the team.