9×18 Sunshine Days

When a young man is killed while breaking in to a house he claims is exactly like the house on the TV show, ëThe Brady Bunchí, Doggett and Reyes are called in by Scully after his body showed signs of residual electricity hours after death. Michael Daley, who witnessed his friendís death, shows them to the house that they broke in to. However the interior of the house does not resemble the Brady Bunch in any way and the owner, Oliver Martin claims no knowledge of a break in. Despite these facts Doggett spots that the roof of the house has recently been patched, raising suspicions. Which are later confirmed when Michael Daley is killed that night while trying to break in to the house again to prove his story.

A background check on Oliver Martin uncovers the fact that his real name is Anthony Fogelman, who as a young boy was the subject of a study by parapsychologist Dr John Rietz in to his apparent psychokinetic powers. They track down Dr Rietz and interview him, he recounts Anthonyís remarkable abilities to Scully, Doggett and Reyes. Anthony could move objects with the power of his mind in one of the most documented cases of psychokinesis, however his abilities faded and Dr Rietz lost contact with him. He assures them that the Anthony he knew would never harm anyone and volunteers to help them to confront him. Doggett is astounded when they enter the house to find it looks like the interior of The Brady Bunch house.

Dr Rietz pursuades Anthony to demonstrate his power, leaving Scully, Doggett and Reyes marvelling at his ability to alter reality and the possibility that he could provide concrete proof of the paranormal and vindication all of their work on the X-files.

Original Air Date: 05/12/02

Written by Vince Gilligan
Directed by Vince Gilligan

Gillian Anderson Special Agent Dana Scully
Robert Patrick Special Agent John Doggett
Annabeth Gish Special Agent Monica Reyes

Mitch Pileggi Assistant Director Skinner
John Aylward Dr John Rietz
Jack Bensinger Bobby Brady
Stephen W Bridgewater Dr Henry Jacocks
Nick Campisano Greg Brady
Michael Emerson Oliver Martin
David Faustino Michael Daley
Keith Forster Mike Brady
Stephanie M Herrera Jan Brady
Nolan Irwin Peter Brady
Sharayah Montgomery Cindy Brady
Danielle Savre Marcia Brady
Robbie Troy Carol Brady
Arlene Pileggi Assistant Director Skinner’s assistant
Marcie Lynn Ross Alice Nelson
Tyson Turrou Blake McCormick
Damon Kaylor Orderly