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E.B.E. 1 x 16
Episode: E.B.E.   Episode Number: 1x16   Tagline:The Truth is Out There  Focus: The Project
Writing: Glen Morgan, James Wong Direction: William Graham  Original US Airdate: 18 Feb 1994 Nielsen Rating: 6.2
Location: Reagan, Tennessee ; Washington State  Title Explanation : Extraterrestrial Biological Entity(EBE)
Mulder and Scully become the focus of a misinformation campaign when they attempth to trace the government's secret transport of an alien life form.


Scully: ". . . Those lights the driver saw may have been swamp gas."
Mulder: "Swamp Gas?"
Scully: "It's a natural phenomenon in which phosphene and methane rising from decaying organic matter ignite, creating globes of blue flame."
Mulder: "Happens to me when I eat Dodger Dogs." ---

Mulder: "I'm trying to decide which lie to believe." ---

(Talking about the LGM) Mulder: "Some of their ideas are down-right *spooky*." ---

Byers: "Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the leader of the Russian social democrats -- he's being put into power by the most heinous and evil force of the twentieth century."
Mulder: "Barney?"
Byers: "The CIA"
Scully: "Ha!"
Byers: "Is this your skeptical partner?"
Frohike: "She's hot." ---

Frohike: "She *is* hot."
Mulder: "Settle down Frohike." ---

Byers: "That's why we like you, Mulder. Your ideas are weirder than ours." ---

Scully: "Those were the most paranoid people I have ever met. I don't know how you could think that what they say is even remotely plausible."
Mulder: "I think it's remotely plausible that someone might think you're hot." ---

(Scully speaking to Mulder)
Scully: "I have never met anyone so passionate and dedicated to belief as you . . . It's so intense sometimes it's blinding . . ." ---

Scully: "Mulder, the truth is out there . . . but so are lies." ---

Deep Throat: "And a lie, Mr. Mulder, is most convincingly hidden between two truths." ---

Mulder: "I tied up an air phone for three hours. I don't speak Japanese, but I think some businessman told me to stick a piece of sushi where the sun don't shine."

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