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Triangle 

Mulder boards the wreck of a legendary missing WWII ship that suddenly appeared in the Bermuda Triangle. The ship turns out to be a time portal. Now Scully must use all of her wits to try and get the unwilling FBI to help her save him.

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Chris Carter

Writers:

Chris Carter (created by), Chris Carter
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
David Duchovny ... Fox Mulder
Gillian Anderson ... Dana Scully / OSS Agent
William B. Davis ... SS Oberfuehrer / Smoking Man
Chris Owens ... Jeffrey Spender / SS Untersturmfuehrer
Mitch Pileggi ... Walter Skinner / SS Sturmbannfuehrer
James Pickens Jr. ... Alvin Kersh / Jamaican Crewman
Madison Mason ... Captain Yip Harburg
Trevor Goddard ... 1st British Crewman
G.W. Stevens G.W. Stevens ... 2nd British Crewman
Greg Ellis ... 3rd British Crewman
Nick Meaney Nick Meaney ... 4th British Crewman
Kai Wulff ... Third Nazi
Tom Braidwood ... Melvin Frohike
Dean Haglund ... Richard 'Ringo' Langly
Bruce Harwood ... John Fitzgerald Byers
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Storyline

Mulder goes in search of the Queen Anne, a British luxury liner, that mysteriously disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle in 1939. After being shipwrecked, he gets pulled aboard the Queen Anne by a crew that believes they are still in 1939. Meanwhile, at the FBI, Scully tries to get the Lone Gunmen and Skinner to help her locate the lost Mulder. Written by Muldernscully

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

22 November 1998 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The sixth season episode Triangle contains several references to The Wizard of Oz (1939). The captain of the British cruise liner is called Captain Yip Harburg, after uncredited co-writer (E.Y. Harburg). The ballroom singer is called Almira Gulch, after Margaret Hamilton's character, as well as the band being called "The Lollipop Guild" after the munchkin singers. Mulder's boat is called the Lady Garland, after Judy Garland. The episode title "Triangle" may also be a reference to the album cover of Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon", which has also been linked convincingly to The Wizard of Oz (1939). See more »

Goofs

The first time Mulder points out the Bermuda Triangle on a map (Bermuda-Puerto Rico-Florida), he points to Cuba and not Puerto Rico. See more »

Quotes

Richard 'Ringo' Langly: Did you get it?
Dana Scully: [very self satisfied] Yeah.
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Crazy Credits

The opening tag line reads 'Die Wahrheit Ist Irgendwo Da Draußen', German for 'The Truth Is Somewhere Out There'. See more »

Connections

Featured in Hospital Central: Turno de noche (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Bei mir Bist du Schön
(uncredited)
Music by Sholom Secunda
Lyrics by Jacob Jacobs
English lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Performed by The Andrews Sisters
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One of the very best
22 April 2008 | by ametaphysicalsharkSee all my reviews

An all-time favorite. The German was pretty bad, but I can't really see much of a flaw otherwise. Mulder's first exchange of dialogue on the ship when he thought it had crossed into the 90's was hilarious ("we're having a little trouble in the white house right now, but it'll blow over, so to speak"), as was essentially the rest of the time on the ship (though the 'puttin' tame' line was quite cringe-worthy, although I imagine on purpose).

I have no problem with the 'lack of an X-Files feel'. To me, the X-Files feel was true creativity, and an episode done so creatively and excitingly, and so brilliantly directed, is just one of the best of the series.

10/10


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