FILMOGRAPHY > TV SERIES > THE X-FILES

THE X-FILES. SEASON 8

8X01 WITHIN

Plot:

Original Air Date 5 November 2000
Newly appointed Deputy Director Kersh organizes a manhunt for Mulder and assigns Agent John Doggett to head the team. Scully and Skinner go along with the investigation but are warned by Kersh that they will be fired if anything is said about aliens. Scully , along with the Lone Gunmen, surmise that the Bounty Hunter is trying to erase all evidence of abductions and they realize that he may be going after Gibson Praise, who is now living at a school in Arizona. Agent Doggett comes to the same conclusion and his team race Scully and Skinner to the school where they find Mulder trying to kidnap Gibson.

Best quotes:

"Water? It could be a wait."
"Give a little, get a little, Agent Scully."
"Flyin's for birds and baseballs. USMC, sir."
"My idiot guage, my wits."
"And then you got tired and decided to take a nap."
"I just came by to feed the fish."
"Ever see an alien, Agent Scully?"
"I'm just tryin to find Mulder."
"I get Mulder, I get him. I understand obsession, believe me."
"I know what you're gonna say or not because you think I'm the big bad wolf."
"Like I said, maybe you really didn't know your partner."

Facts:

Born in Atlanta, Ga.
Photo ID number A6-27109 (actually on the photo)
1977 - 1983 24th Marine Amphibious Unit - Sergeant E-5
1982 - 1983 Multinational Peacekeeping Force (Lebanon Development)
1983 - 1987 Unknown
1987 - 1995 New York Police Department - Detective, Fugitives Division (Warrants)
1995 Graduated from the FBI National Academy
1995 - Present FBI Special Agent, Criminal Investigation
Doggett was put in charge of the Search for Mulder Task Force by Kersh.
Doggett wears his watch on his right wrist.

 

8X02 WITHOUT

Plot:

Original Air Date 12 November 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. Meanwhile AD Kersh informs Agent Doggett that he has been assigned as Mulder's successor on the X-Files.

Best quotes:

"C'mon, dammit, it's just stupid, Agent Mulder."
"Don't turn this into a movie, just tell me if you got a gun."
"You know, Agent Scully, you're starting to remind me a lot of Agent Mulder, yourself."
"Does this amuse you? I amuse you?"
"You painted me the pitcha, now puddit in a frame."
"I'm not afraid of anything!"
"What the hell is this?"
"You mean it reads like an X-File."
"It is actually. I am officially...I am now assigned to The X-Files."
"Whatever you and I may differ on, I'll find him Agent Scully."

Facts:

Doggett is officially assigned to The X-Files.

 

8X03 PATIENCE

Plot:

Original Air Date 19 November 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.

Best quotes:

"Some friends, they're just curious."
"Holy God!"
"V is for victory!"
"Well, what happened to takin' a leap?"
"I'm no Fox Mulder, but I can tell when a man is hiding something."

Facts:

Doggett has friends in the FBI. Doggett drinks coffee. Scully orders Doggett a desk in the basement office.

 

8X04 ROADRUNNERS

Plot:

Original Air Date 26 November 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.

Best quotes:

"You screwed up."
"Well, I don't have a great memory for mucous."
"Just talked to a guy who had a gun in his pocket and I don't mean he was happy to see me."
"Gone in 60 seconds, Jack."

Facts:

He can hot wire a vehicle.

 

8X05 INVOCATION

Plot:

Original Air Date 3 December 2000
Having been kidnapped for ten years, a little boy mysteriously reappears in the same place as he was kidnapped but somehow has not aged one bit while he was away. Doggett and Scully investigate the case further but find that something is definitely not right with the child.

Best quotes:

"Well, how can that be possible?"
"So, what's the punchline?
"You know those words, anomalous, supernatural, paranormal? They purport to tell the truth by not explaining it. It's lazy."
"Agent Scully, don't ask me to believe this is some kind of justice from beyond the grave."

Facts:

He was once on a Child Abduction Task Force. Doggett has a young boy's photo in his wallet.

 

8X06 REDRUM

Plot:

Original Air Date 10 December 2000
A prominent lawyer wakes to find himself in jail and about to be prosecuted for the murder of his wife. He has no memory of this event however, and when the days begin to regress backward towards the murder, he realizes that he has been given a second chance.

Best quotes:

"I will not be party to some half-assed eleventh hour insanity defense."
"Oh fer cryin' out loud!"
"Make sure I skip that freakin' meeting."

Facts:

First time we see the Doggett abode. His house has a white picket fence around it. He has a bicycle that he keeps inside. In his living room area he has a TV, a sofa, a lot of books, a fern, a comfy chair, a coffee table. His bedroom is upstairs. The telephone is in the kitchen area. The coffee table is strong enough for two men to sit on it. He has marine memorabilia hanging on the wall.

Behind the scenes:

Joe Morton appeared with Robert Patrick in Terminator 2. Danny Trejo appeared with Robert Patrick in From Dusk Til Dawn 2 and Spy Kids.

 

8X07 VIA NEGATIVA

Plot:

Original Air Date 17 December 2000
Working without Scully's input, Doggett and Skinner try to avert the mysterious murder spree of a drug-induced, religious cult leader and it becomes clear that the man can enter the dreams of the people he knows and can kill them in their sleep.

Best quotes:

"This is damn weird."
"If I'm workin' this case, I'd appreciate a heads up before you tell the Deputy Director any more science fiction stories."
"I've got 22 people dead and she's takin' personal time?"
"Just because I'm assigned to The X-Files, you want me to think like Scully or Mulder would . You got the wrong guy. I need facts, not wild ideas."
"I'm not sure I'm awake."
"It's easy to be discreet when you don't know what's goin' on."
"Get this gate open. GET IT OPEN NOW!"
"In my dreams I saw...I saw terrible violent images. It scared the livin' daylights out of me."
"These things are a part of me. I can't deny that."

Facts:

Doggett sleeps in a long-sleeved grey sweatshirt.

 

8X08 SUREKILL

Plot:

Original Air Date 7 January 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.

Best quotes:

"The rooftop of a police station? That's a pretty ballsy place for a hit."
"Calling Clark Kent."
"I hate twins. Twins never rat each other out."

Facts:

When he was in the marines they tested thermal imaging technology.

Behind ths scenes

DVD has the deleted scene - Doggett & Scully at Rendell's flat.

 

8X09 SALVAGE

Plot:

Original Air Date 14 January 2001
Doggett and Scully encounter a dead man who is still living - only somewhat changed. What they discover is a man made of metal, exacting vengeance on those he believes created him and caused this horrid process to happen to him.

Best quotes:

"You know, I hate to ruin your beautiful theory with ugly facts."
"What are you saying - that Ray Pearce has become some kind of metal man because that only happens in the movies, Agent Scully."

Facts:

None

 

8X10 BADLAA

Plot:

Original Air Date 21 January 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.C.

Best quotes:

"But then I guess that's why it's in your inbox."
"So what do you think Agent Scully? Haunted hotel room? Alien invaders? Sloppy vampires?"
"I try to keep an open mind but it tends to shut my eyes."
"No, I'm questioning the whole damn case."

Facts:

The first dead body he saw was when he was 19 and in the marines.

 

8X11 THE GIFT

Plot:

Original Air Date 4 February 2001
Doggett comes upon an old case that Mulder kept secret from Scully, and decides to investigate it in more detail hoping to somehow find a link to Mulder's possible whereabouts. But while investigating Doggett stumbles onto something that he never knew about Mulder but all of this information comes at a high price when his life is put in danger.

Best quotes:

"Eat her?"
"I'm not takin' it to OPR, I'm takin' it to you."
"You wearin' pants, Langly?"
"Sheriff, as a federal officer I'm askin' you and your men to get out of my way."

Facts:

None

 

8X12 MEDUSA

Plot:

Original Air Date 11 February 2001
Scully and Doggett race to investigate a string of bizarre deaths in the tunnels of the Boston subway system linked to a mysterious killer. But the agents are put under pressure when they have to investigate the case on a short deadline because the subway is going to be reopened.

Best quotes:

"I'm just a good shot."
"Okay. I'll be your eyes and ears. I just wish somebody would tell me what the hell it is I'm supposed to be looking for."
"Like a songbird, Agent Scully."
"She said a lot of people might be takin' cabs home, tonight."

Facts:

None

Behind the scenes:

Vyto Ruginis (Bianco) appears with Robert Patrick in Last Gasp, Backflash, The Unit (2 eps)

 

8X13 PER MANUM

Plot:

Original Air Date 18 February 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 begins to question her own pregnancy and its conception.

Best quotes:

"No, I'm just tryin' to do my job only it's hard to do if the person you're working with is keepin' secrets and telling lies."
"So, I'm The X-Files now, just me?"
"Thanks for gettin' me out of bed to give me the news."
"Drop me a line if you get a chance, Agent Scully."
"What is it you want me to understand, the secrets or the lies?"
"You're supposed to watch my back, Agent Scully."
"I only know what you tell me."
"I told you I'd help you. I said we'd find him."

Facts:

Doggett drives a truck.
Doggett drinks black coffee.

 

8X14 THIS IS NOT HAPPENING

Plot:

Original Air Date 25 February 2001
When Teresa Hoese, the woman Scully & Mulder met the previous spring in Oregon just before Mulder was abducted, is found in a desert, returned from testing done on her by aliens, Doggett alerts Scully that this could have something to do with Mulder and his whereabouts.

Best quotes:

"You ever hear of an alien in Nikes?"
"If you're going to tell me this is another alien bounty hunter, this is where we part company."
"Let's leave the past in the past."
"What the hell just happened?"
"The hell it was. That's me and I never went in that building."

Facts:

Doggett's son was apparently abducted and died in some horrible death.
Doggett worked with Agent Reyes before on his son's case. This is the first time we see her.

 

8X15 DEADALIVE

Plot:

Original Air Date 1 April 2001
Shortly after Mulder is buried, Billy Miles is found very dead but somehow comes back to life. Skinner and Scully put all their hopes into digging up Mulder and discovering that he too, is still alive. As Mulder lies in hospital without indication that he is going to fully recover, Krycek comes to Skinner and offers him a vaccine to the virus that has infected Mulder - but the cost of the vaccine is that Skinner has to kill Scully's unborn child.

Best quotes:

"Well whatever he told you, I'm still going to be here to drive you crazy with questions and nagging doubt."
"I'll say it again, we're opening up more than a grave here."
"No, I think this is insanity."
"I'll say it again...insanity."
"I know, but I wish you wouldn't."
"What truth?"
"Is that so important to you - what I believe or don't believe?"
"Don't ask me to take a load of horsecrap for the gospel truth."
"Listen to me. You weren't wrong. He wasn't to be trusted."

Facts:

None

 

8X16 THREE WORDS

Plot:

Original Air Date 8 April 2001
Mulder's request for reassignment to the X-Files is denied by Kersh, who hopes that Mulder will simply quit the FBI. When a census worker is killed on the White House lawn trying to get information to the President, Mulder gets in over his head trying to discover what the man knew.

Best quotes:

"The only thing impressive about my work on The X-Files is that I even know what's going on half the time."
"You can't ask me to tell Mulder he's off the X-Files. It's his unit. He created it."
"You sent me to find Mulder. I found him. Don't charge me with driving a stake through his heart."
"WHOA! You must have got your wires crossed somewhere, Agent Mulder."
"Don't give me that doublespeak crap, Knowle. I'm being accused."
"Maybe I am being used and I just don't know it."
"You've got 2 minutes, Knowle. Two minutes to give me one good reason why I shouldn't put your name in lights and expose you for the lying bastard you are."
"You're full of crap."

Facts:

None

 

8X17 EMPEDOCLES

Plot:

Original Air Date 22 April 2001
Agent Reyes enlists Mulder's help investigating a killer's connection to the unsolved murder of Doggett's son. They investigate but find no connection, Reyes continues to believe that a thread of evil is linking all the murders together.

Best quotes:

"Not this again. You're not going to make something out of nothing."
"No, there's no connection. I don't care what you saw, you leave it alone. And, you leave it the hell alone!"
"Ah, but there's only 2 who can solve crimes with mental telepathy, you and me. So, we'll just read the tea leaves on this one and there it is, right? Case closed."
"Dammit, Monica. You want to find this guy. I'm tryin' to find him. What do you want from me?"
"Feelings don't solve crimes. What the hell does it matter what my feelings are? How the hell is that going to get the job done?"
"I gotta believe that I did everything to find him - my son. I gotta believe that I did everything I could to save him - to get him back safe - to not let him down. I gotta believe that I did everything humanly possible 'cause if I can't believe that, these other possibilities that you talk about, that Mulder talks about, that Agent Scully talks about, if they're real...if they're real then that's something else I could have done to save my son."

Facts:

His son, Luke, disappeared at age 7 per the FBI case file.
His son Luke was born 7/9/90 per the FBI case file.
According to Monica Reyes, Doggett was still in the NYPD when his son disappeared but that's impossible as Doggett was in the FBI as of 1995.
Bob Harvey was a suspect in Luke Doggett's murder.

 

8X18 VIENEN

Plot:

Original Air Date 29 April 2001
After Agent Mulder goes beyond his jurisdiction to shine light on a possible X-file, Doggett is assigned to investigate the mysterious disappearance of two men aboard an oil rig. Once he arrives, he finds Mulder has taken it upon himself to start his own investigation. Mulder soon becomes convinced that the rig is drilling the black oil. Doggett and Mulder must attempt to stop the spread of the alien virus while avoiding the infected crew.

Best quotes:

"Agent Mulder, don't walk away when I'm talking to you. Like it or not, I've been assigned to this case. One call to the Deputy Director and you're canned for insubordination."
"Hey, don't push me, Agent Mulder."
"No, we're not going in different directions here. We're going in one direction, my direction."
"Wow, you really got me pegged. Anything that might not fit in my narrow field of vision might not as well exist. Is that right, Agent Mulder?"
"I never would have believed it, these stories about you."
"That you can find a conspiracy in a church picnic."
"I'm in charge out here, Agent Mulder."
"Vienen? They're coming? Who? Who's coming?"
"You just back off!"
"So, you're takin' the fall? Not for me?"

Facts:

John Doggett can fix a radio.

 

8X19 ALONE

Plot:

Original Air Date 6 May 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. She and Doggett investigate the death of an old man and the disappearance of his son but when they disappear as well, Mulder, despite having left the FBI, heads out to search for them.

Best quotes:

"Agent Scully, this pregnancy leave, it's just a leave, right? I mean, you are coming back eventually."
"You're not gone 5 minutes, Agent Scully, and already I'm startin' to feel like a stranger in my own office."
"Let me guess, Deputy Director Kersh handed you this job filling in for Agent Scully."
"I don't know how to tell you this but you're being used. Deputy Director Kersh is no friend of The X-Files."
"This is not a liver eatin' mutant, Agent Harrison."
"I lost my grip with a little help from the man upstairs."
"Talk about the blind leading the blind."

Facts:

None

Behind the scenes:

Robert Patrick and Jolie Jenkins wore specially-made contact lenses to make it appear there was something wrong with their eyes. "Neither Robert nor Jolie wore contact lenses in real life," Spotnitz said, "and these were quite uncomfortable - especially after 18-hour days."

 

8X20 ESSENCE

Plot:

Original Air Date 13 May 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. They encounter Billy Miles, who has been changed into an alien replicant after his recent abduction and is attempting to erase evidence of the tests; part of the Syndicate's conspiracy with an alien race. When a woman helping Scully out at home is found to be a part of the conspiracy, the agents, along with Monica Reyes and Alex Krycek, know they must protect Scully and her baby from Billy Miles and get her out of the city.

Best quotes:

"The last person I'd expect to see knocking on my door on a Saturday morning, Agent Mulder."
"What do you want from me?"
"What is it exactly we're looking for being I'm starting to piss a lot of people off, Mr. Mulder."
"At the risk of pissing you off, I think I've wasted about enough of my weekend."
"I'd say this man is suitably pissed off. Why don't we let him get back to work. Let's go, Mulder."
"What the hell is that?"
"You realize you're all listening to someone who tried to kill me. He left you for dead."
"I don't believe this crap. I don't believe you're all standing around here listening to this when you know this man's a liar or worse than that."
"Why don't you just shut up!"

Facts:

Doggett watches NASCAR.

 

8X21 EXISTENCE

Plot:

Original Air Date 20 May 2001
With otherworldly factions in pursuit, Mulder and the agents race to safeguard the birth of Scully's child. Scully and Reyes take refuge in an abandoned town where Doggett grew up. Meanwhile Doggett and Skinner have the final showdown with Alex Krycek and continue to fight off the replicants but how successful will they be?

Best quotes:

"His body was taken to the morgue in a little box for God's sake."
"I think I'm confused, Knowle, if it's a man or if it's a thing."
"What do you want from me?"
"He is or he isn't. What the hell difference does it really make?"
"How long can you keep this up? How long until the next Billy Miles raises his head? The next threat, the next phantom? You ever stop to ask yourself? All the sacrifice, all the blood spill...you've given nearly a decade of your life. Where the hell is it all gonna end?"
"What the hell is he doing here? How did he get security clearance?"
"Who the hell is he going to see?"
"And you put me on The X-Files. That's what I'm investigating."

Facts:

Doggett was born in Democrat Hot Springs, GA.

 

 

MENU

THE X-FILES

PHOTO OF THE MONTH

site info

Webmiss © Natalie
Design © Sagitta
Online Since: 30.07.06
Version: 3.0
Language: english | russian

Robert Patrick WS is fansite. We are not affiliated with Robert Patrick or anyone or the company representing him. All content published here is the property of the authors who hold the respective copyrights. Absolutely no infringement intended. Photos, articles and other materials are published only for informational purposes. Please read the full disclaimer here.

 

News & Updates Robert Filmography Gallery Media Press Guestbook