The X Files: Ghost in the Machine (1993)

USA, 29 October 1993
35mm film, videotape, colour, 4:3
Dolby Surround 2.0, English
Series: The X Files (1993-2018)
Series 1, episode 7

An American science fiction television episode directed by Jerrold Freedman.

Plot Summary

Mulder and Scully are called in by a former partner of Scully’s to help investigate the death of a corporate CEO in his building’s automated bathroom. Who – or what – was responsible? Was it the huge A.I. computer used to regulate the building’s complex electronics – or something more supernatural?


Directed by: Jerrold Freedman
© 1993 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Ten Thirteen Productions in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television
Created by: Chris Carter
Executive Producers: James Wong & Glen Morgan, Chris Carter
Co-Executive Producer: R.W. Goodwin
Supervising Producers: Howard Gordon & Alex Gansa
Line Producer: Joseph Patrick Finn
Co-Producer: Paul Rabwin
Written by: Alex Gansa & Howard Gordon
Director of Photography: John S. Bartley
Editor: James Coblentz
Music by: Mark Snow
Sound Mixer: Michael Williamson
Costume Designer: Larry Wells
Make-up: Fern Levin
Hair Stylist: Malcolm Marsden
Special Effects: David Gauthier
Visual Effects Producer: Mat Beck
Art Director: Graeme Murray
Filmed on location in British Columbia, Canada
Production Code: #1X06

David Duchovny [Fox Mulder]
Gillian Anderson [Dana Scully]
Jerry Hardin [Deep Throat]
Rob LaBelle [Brad Wilczek]
Wayne Duvall [Jerry Lamana]
Blu Mankuma [Claude Peterson]
Tom Butler ([Benjamin] Drake)
Gillian Barber (Jane Spiller)
Marc Baur (man in suit)
Bill Finck (sandwich man)
Theodore Thomas (Clyde)