In the episode, Skinner goes AWOL after his past comes back to haunt him, leading Mulder (David Duchovny) and Scully (Gillian Anderson) to track him down. The episode features guest star Haley Joel Osmet, and the special casting Pileggi’s teased is familial. Pileggi’s nephew Cory Rempel playing a younger version of his long-running character.
Banker is one of the show’s handful of female directors.
“How many it is, it’s due and it’s time and I’m glad it was her. You know, because I know her, she knows me, and she uh, it was a treat,” he said.
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