Episode: Humbug Episode Number: 2x20 Tagline: The Truth is Out There Focus: Leonard, a Siamese twin
|Writing: Darin Morgan Direction: Kim Manners Original US Airdate: 31 Mar 1995 Nielsen Rating: 10.3|
Location: Gibsonton, Florida Title Explanation : Refers to a hoax, deception or trickster
|The agents search for a killer in a Florida town inhabited by sideshow performers.|
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(At the funeral after everyone leaves)
Helm: ". . . it's not a funhouse,
it's a tabernacle of terror."
Mulder: "Tell me, have you done much
circus work in your life?"
Block: "How many people do you know
that can get out of a straight jacket in under 3 minutes?"
Dr. Blockhead: "Did you know that
through the protective Chinese art of Tiea Bu Shan you can train your
testicles to draw up into your abdomen?"
Mulder: "I saw him this morning down
by the river. He was eating a fish."
(Scully pulls cricket she "ate" from
behind Mulder's ear)
Mr. Nutt: "I know what you're thinking
my friend, but you're grossly mistaken . . . Just because I'm not of
so-called average height does not mean I must receive my thrills vicariously.
Not all women are attracted to overly tall, lanky men such as yourself.
You'd be surprised how many women find my size intriguingly alluring."
(Mulder and Scully are caught digging
in Sheriff Hamilton's back yard)
Mr Nut: "So tell me, Commodore? Why are the weirdos the only ones that pay their rent checks in advance?" ---
Scully: "You know, Mulder. For a while
there I was beginning to suspect this case involved something a bit
more . . . uhm . . ."
(After Mulder lands on a bed on nails)
Dr. Blockhead: "I don't answer any
questions until I talk to my lawyer."
Blockhead: "Can you imagine looking like *him* [Mulder] for the rest of your life?" ---
Sheriff: "Now you're sure it was the
twin running around here? Now maybe it was the Fiji Mermaid, he jumped
back in the river and swum his way back to Fiji . . ."
Dr Blockhead: ". . . You see, I've
seen the future, and the future looks just like him . . . [Mulder in
a classic GQ pose] Imagine, going through your whole life looking like
that. That's why it's left up to the self-made freaks like me 'n The
Conundrum to remind people . . ."
Mulder: "What's the matter with your