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The X-Files - Season 6

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The X-Files - Season 6
Country Flag of the United States.jpg USA
Channel FOX
Genre Science-Fiction
Investigative Thriller
Broadcast November 8, 1998 -
May 16, 1999
No. of Episodes 22
Main Cast
Character Actor
Fox Mulder David Duchovny
Dana Scully Gillian Anderson

Season 6 of The X-Files premiered on November 8, 1998 - Nearly five months after the release of the first feature film - and would be the first season of the series to be filmed in Los Angeles, California, after having been filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada for the previous five seasons. The show moved to accommodate David Duchovny, who wished to be closer to his then wife Téa Leoni, and to also have proximity to Hollywood for potential film work. Despite opposition by showrunner Chris Carter, FOX moved the series to LA, where it would be filmed for the rest of its original run.

The move to LA would bring several changes to the show. One was a major increase in overall production costs, which limited the scale of the series in terms of special effects use and other production aspects compared to prior filming in Vancouver. Another would be a somewhat differing tone in story-writing which moved from the prior darker and more intense 'Monster of the Week' episodes to 'lighter' standalones with simpler stories and different styles of humor and/or romantic elements - elements which would alienate some long-term fans of the series. Likely due to these factors, the series would go down slightly in ratings compared to the previous season. Several episodes would be well-regarded in S6 however, and the show overall remained quite popular. Duchovny himself would both solo-write (he had co-written several prior episodes) and direct an episode in the sixth season, "The Unnatural", while the season would feature several notable guest actors, such as Michael McKean and Bruce Campbell.

Meanwhile, the overarching mythology of the show would be taken to a new level in Season 6, culminating in major changes. Mulder and Scully would, for much of the season, be denied working officially on the X-Files, while several newer characters, previously introduced in the prior season, would be further featured in Season 6, notably Diana Fowley (Mimi Rogers) and Jeffrey Spender (Chris Owens). The fate of the consortium administering the conspiracy at the human level, the Syndicate, would also be irrevocably altered in S6.

The season would conclude in May 1999 with 22 episodes, ending in a cliffhanger with the finale "Biogenesis", which would become part one of a three-part arc that would conclude with the two-part opener for the following season.

The following weapons were used in Season 6 of the television series The X-Files:



SIG-Sauer P226

FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) carries a SIG-Sauer P226 as his sidearm. Other FBI agents and government personnel are seen with P226s.

SIG-Sauer P226 - 9x19mm
Special Agent Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) wields his SIG-Sauer P226 in "How the Ghosts Stole Christmas" (S6E06).
Mulder fires his SIG P226 in "How the Ghosts Stole Christmas" (S6E06).
Lyda (Lily Tomlin) holds the SIG-Sauer P226 to her head in "How the Ghosts Stole Christmas" (S6E06).
Closeup of Mulder's P226 at the conclusion of "Two Fathers" (S6E11).
Fox Mulder fires his P226 in "One Son" (S6E12).
Mulder draws his P226 in "Agua Mala" (S6E13). Note the hollowed-out gap in the magazine's base plate, indicating the SIG is loaded with the 10 round-limited 'post-ban' magazine.
Excellent view of Mulder's SIG-Sauer P226 as he lays it down in front of Bernard in "Monday" (S6E14).
Bernard (Darren E. Burrows) wields Mulder's SIG P226 in "Monday" (S6E14).
Agent Mulder wields his SIG-Sauer P226 near the conclusion of "Milagro" (S6E18).
Special Agent Mulder (David Duchovny) with his SIG-Sauer P226 near the conclusion of "Field Trip" (S6E21).

SIG-Sauer P228

FBI Special Agent Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) carries a SIG-Sauer P228 as her sidearm. FBI Assistant Director Walter Skinner (Mitch Pileggi) is also seen with a SIG P228. Other FBI and government agents on the show are also seen using P228s.

SIG-Sauer P228 - 9x19mm
Special Agent Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) wields her SIG-Sauer P228 in "Dreamland II" (S6E05).
"..I'm armed!"
A nervous Scully proves she is indeed armed by drawing her SIG P228 in "How the Ghosts Stole Christmas" (S6E06).
Scully with her P228 lowered in "How the Ghosts Stole Christmas" (S6E06).
Lyda (Lily Tomlin) with the SIG-Sauer P228 in "How the Ghosts Stole Christmas" (S6E06).
The 'Cigarette-Smoking Man' / C.G.B. Spender retrieves a P228 near the conclusion of "One Son" (S6E12).
The Cigarette-Smoking Man (William B. Davis) aims the P228 at Jeffrey Spender (Chris Owens) near the conclusion of "One Son" (S6E12).
Dana Scully with her SIG P228 in "Monday" (S6E14).
A bloodied and grimed Big Mike (Abraham Benrubi) brings Scully's SIG-Sauer P228 to bear in "Arcadia" (S6E15).
Agent Scully fires her P228 during a struggle near the conclusion of "Milagro" (S6E18).
Special Agent Scully (Gillian Anderson) draws her SIG-Sauer P228 in the season finale "Biogenesis" (S6E22).

Beretta 92FS

Beretta 92FS pistols are seen numerous times throughout the series, carried and used by police officers and government agents, as well as soldiers and military personnel as a Beretta M9 substitute. A Beretta 92FS is seen carried by FBI Special Agent Diana Fowley (Mimi Rogers) in "The Beginning" (S6E01).

Beretta 92FS - 9x19mm
Special Agent Diana Fowley (Mimi Rogers) draws a Beretta 92FS in the season opener "The Beginning" (S6E01).
A just-fired Beretta 92FS in the hands of a USAF airman in "Dreamland" (S6E04).
Another USAF airman wields a Beretta at the conclusion of "Dreamland" (S6E04).
Deputy Sheriff Arky Stevens (Michael Milhoan) with a Beretta 92FS in "Terms of Endearment" (S6E07).
Deputy Greer (Joel McKinnon Miller) draws his Beretta 92FS on Mulder and Scully in "Agua Mala" (S6E13).
After disarming the deputy, Mulder (David Duchovny) holds the Beretta on him in "Agua Mala" (S6E13).
Mulder hands the Beretta 92FS back to the deputy in "Agua Mala" (S6E13).

Glock 17

Glock 17 pistols are seen used by police and government officers throughout the series. Some Syndicate operatives are also seen with Glock 17s in Season 6, notably the 'The Black-Haired Man' (Scott Eberlein) in "The Beginning" (S6E01), and the 'Silk Shirt Man' (Nasser Faris) in "S.R. 819" (S6E09).

Glock 17 (2nd Generation) - 9x19mm
The Black-Haired Man (Scott Eberlein) draws a Glock 17 as he forcibly escorts Gibson Praise (Jeff Gulka) in "The Beginning" (S6E01).
The Silk Shirt Man's accomplice knocks out Skinner with what appears to be a Glock in "S.R. 819" (S6E09).
The Silk Shirt Man (Nasser Faris) with a Glock 17 in "S.R. 819" (S6E09).
FBI Special Agent Peyton Ritter fires a Glock in "Tithonus" (S6E10).
Agent Ritter (Richard Ruccolo) with his Glock in "Tithonus" (S6E10).
A DC Metro police officer takes cover from a bomb blast while holding his Glock in "Monday" (S6E16).
A DC Metro police detective wields his Glock in "Monday" (S6E14).
DC Metro officers restrain Pam (Carrie Hamilton) in "Monday" (S6E14). The one on the left has a Glock 17 in-hand.
San Pedro officer Jeffrey Cahn (Thomas F. Duffy) wields a Glock 17 in "Alpha" (S6E16). The officer behind him wields a Mossberg 590 with weaponlight.

Smith & Wesson 3913

Assistant Director Walter Skinner (Mitch Pileggi) uses a Smith & Wesson 3913 in "S.R. 819".

Smith & Wesson 3913 - 9x19mm.
Asst. Director Walter Skinner draws his Smith & Wesson 3913 in "S.R. 819" (S6E09).
Skinner's S&W 3913 lays on the floor in "S.R. 819" (S6E09).
Skinner with his 3913 in "S.R. 819". Note how the slide is locked back in this shot.
Skinner (Mitch Pileggi) wields the S&W 3913.
Asst. Director Skinner collapses backward holding the Smith & Wesson 3913 in "S.R. 819" (S6E09). Note how the slide is again locked back, even though he hadn't fired the weapon and the weapon previously had the slide forward/in-battery during the same sequence (shown in the previous screencap).


Standard M1911A1 pistols are seen occasionally throughout the series. One with blued finish is notably wielded by bank robber Bernard (Darren E. Burrows) throughout "Monday" (S6E14).

Commercial Colt M1911A1 Pistol AKA "Colt Government Model" - .45 ACP. This has a deep Colt factory blued finish, common for commercial variants.
Bernard (Darren E. Burrows) brandishes a blued M1911A1 in "Monday" (S6E14).
Bernard shows the bomb strapped to his chest while wielding his M1911A1 in "Monday" (S6E14).
Close-up of the M1911A1.
The M1911A1 is dropped in "Monday".
Scully (Gillian Anderson) secures the M1911A1 in "Monday" (S6E14).

Heckler & Koch Mark 23

A Heckler & Koch Mark 23 is wielded by survivalist apartment tenant George Vincent (Jeremy Roberts) in "Agua Mala" (S6E13). Another apartment tenant, Walter Suarez (Valente Rodriguez) also notably fires the weapon in "Agua Mala". The X-Files is notable as one of the earliest on-screen appearances of the Mark 23 pistol; Quite possibly the earliest appearance in a television series.

Heckler & Koch Mark 23 - .45 ACP
George Vincent (Jeremy Roberts) closes his door's peep hole with the same hand in which he holds his Heckler & Koch Mark 23. This is one of the earliest appearances of the pistol.
George Vincent loads a magazine into the H&K Mark 23.
George with the Mark 23.
George Vincent pulls the Mark 23 on Scully in "Agua Mala" (S6E13)
Walter Suarez (Valente Rodriguez) prepares to fire the Heckler & Koch Mark 23 near the conclusion of "Agua Mala" (S6E13).

Jericho 941 R (Two-Tone)

A two-tone Jericho 941 R with blued receiver and stainless slide is used by Richard "Ringo" Langly (Dean Haglund), one of 'The Lone Gunmen', in "Three of a Kind" (S6E20).

IMI Jericho 941 R (slide-mounted safety), Two-Tone variant (Stainless slide, blued frame) - 9x19mm
"This is your weapon."
The Jericho 941 is shown to "Ringo" Langly by Jimmy (Jim Fyfe) in "Three of a Kind" (S6E20).
The weapon is handed to Langly.
Langly draws the Jericho in "Three of a Kind" (S6E20).
Langly wields the two-tone Jericho 941 R.
Langly moves toward his target with his Jericho in "Three of a Kind" (S6E20). Note how the position of the gun changes between shots.
Langly fires the two-tone Jericho 941 R.
Langly (Dean Haglund) continues to fire the Jericho in "Three of a Kind" (S6E20).

Luger P08

German soldiers occupying the Queen Anne luxury liner in "Triangle" (S6E03) are seen with Luger P08 pistols.

Luger P08 - 9x19mm. This is blank adapted movie gun.
A German soldier holds a Luger P08 on Mulder as he talks with the German Standartenführer / 1939 version of 'The Cigarette Smoking-Man' (William B. Davis) in "Triangle" (S6E03).
A P08 aimed at a passenger in "Triangle" (S6E03).
The German officer / 1939 version of Jeffrey Spender (Chris Owens) draws his Luger in "Triangle" (S6E03).
The German officer with his Luger P08 on Mulder (David Duchovny) in "Triangle" (S6E03).

Ruger KP89

In "S.R. 819" (S6E09), the Silk Shirt Man and the Syndicate operative working with him are both seen briefly wielding a Ruger KP89.

Ruger KP89, Stainless version of P89 with stainless steel slide and alloy frame - 9x19mm
A Ruger KP89 just seen in-frame in the hands of the 'Silk Shirt Man' (Nasser Faris) in "S.R. 819" (S6E09). Note the safety and hammer.
The Ruger seen very briefly in the second operative's hand as Mulder tackles him down in "S.R. 819" (S6E09).
The Ruger in the operative's hand as Mulder holds him at gunpoint.

Raven Arms MP-25

A nickel pocket pistol, what appears best to be a Raven Arms MP-25, is confiscated from a street criminal whom Scully arrests in "Tithonus" (S6E10).

Raven Arms MP-25, nickel plated with faux pearl grips - .25 ACP
Scully (Gillian Anderson), after patting down the suspect, confiscates his nickel Raven MP-25 in "Tithonus" (S6E10).
The pistol is set down at the main desk of a police precinct in "Tithonus" (S6E10).

Taurus PT92AF

A wood-gripped Taurus PT92 is wielded by Bo Merkle (Keith Brunsmann), an associate of Wilson 'Pinker' Rawls (John Diehl), in "Trevor" (S6E17).

Taurus PT92AF - 9x19mm
Bo retrieves the Taurus PT92 in "Trevor" (S6E17).
Bo brandishes the PT92.

Heckler & Koch USP

A Heckler & Koch USP is seen in the hand of a slain Mississippi state trooper in "Trevor" (S6E17).

Heckler & Koch USP - 9x19mm
The H&K USP seen in the slain trooper's hand in "Trevor" (S6E17)

Walther PPK (Suppressed)

A Walther PPK with mounted suppressor is used by 'Timmy the Geek' (Jim Fyfe), actually a covert operative, in "Three of a Kind" (S6E20).

Walther PPK fitted with a sound suppressor - .380 ACP (black grips)
Timmy aims the suppressed Walther PPK in "Three of a Kind" (S6E20).
Timmy with the suppressed PPK in-hand.
Timmy holds Susanne Modeski (Signy Coleman) hostage with his PPK in "Three of a Kind" (S6E20).
Timmy with his PPK as he reacts to being injected in the leg with a mind-control agent in "Three of a Kind" (S6E20). The pistol has the magazine with the extended grip curve, however the grip itself appears a bit large, indicating it might instead be a Walther PPK/S.


Colt Python

A stainless 4" barreled Colt Python with grooved grips is taken and used by Patrick Crump (Bryan Cranston), a man suffering from a critical inner ear illness due to exposure to faulty extremely-low-frequency (ELF) transmission, to hold Mulder hostage in "Drive" (S6E02). Another blue-steel Python is wielded by a security guard in "Trevor" (S6E17).

Colt Python Stainless Steel variant with 4" Barrel and Colt marked rubber combat grips - .357 Magnum
The stainless Colt Python first seen in a officer's holster in "Drive" (S6E02).
Patrick Crump (Bryan Cranston) jumps out of an ambulance brandishing the Colt Python in "Drive" (S6E02).
Crump wields the Colt Python.
Crump holds the Python on Mulder in "Drive" (S6E02). TRIVIA: Bryan Cranston would later go on to play the central character Walter White in Breaking Bad, which was produced/written by X-Files writer Vince Gilligan. Gilligan, who wrote "Drive", specifically wanted Cranston to appear in the episode; His performance here would become a deciding factor for AMC officials to allow him to be cast in Breaking Bad (Cranston was otherwise primarily known for his comedic, over-the-top performance as Hal on Malcolm in the Middle). Along with Dean Norris and Aaron Paul, he is one of three Breaking Bad stars who first came to Gilligan's attention through their guest appearances on The X-Files.
Colt Python with 4" Barrel and factory Black rubber combat grips - .357 Magnum
The security guard with a blued Colt Python in "Trevor" (S6E17).
Additional shot of the Python being wielded by the guard in "Trevor" (S6E17).

Smith & Wesson Military & Police

An early-version Smith & Wesson Model 10 revolver (Then known as the 'Military & Police' model) is seen carried by a young Arthur Dales (Fredric Lane), Roswell, NM police officer and similarly-named brother of the former FBI agent Arthur Dales (as also portrayed by Lane in Season 5's "Travelers"), in the flashback story in "The Unnatural" (S6E19).

Smith & Wesson 'Military & Police' (Pre-Model 10) Revolver - .38 Special
Roswell police officer Arthur Dales moves to protect star baseball player Josh Exley (Jesse L. Martin), his S&W Military & Police revolver seen here holstered in "The Unnatural" (S6E19).
Officer Arthur Dales (Fredric Lane) checks the load in his M&P revolver.
Dales with his revolver in "The Unnatural" (S6E19).
Dales sets down his Smith & Wesson M&P Revolver in "The Unnatural" (S6E19).

Submachine Guns

Heckler & Koch MP5A3

Numerous Heckler & Koch MP5A3s are seen throughout the series. These are wielded by police tactical officers and government agents, as well as military and black-ops personnel. In Season 6, these weapons are first seen wielded by Groom Lake / Area 51 USAF personnel in the two-part episode "Dreamland" (S6E04 / S6E05), fitted with Surefire 628 weaponlight forearms. The weapons also appear to have Navy lower receivers/trigger packs, as seen in other episodes, particularly "Monday" (S6E14).

Heckler & Koch MP5A3 with Surefire 628 dedicated forend weaponlight and safe-semi-two round burst trigger group - 9x19mm
In the background, a USAF airman is seen with a Heckler & Koch MP5A3 with Surefire forearm as Mulder (David Duchovny) is arrested at the conclusion of "Dreamland" (S6E04).
Another USAF airman is seen next to Scully (Gillian Anderson) wielding a Surefire-equipped MP5A3 at the conclusion of "Dreamland" (S6E04).
Visible for an instant is an MP5A3 in the hands of a Washington DC Metropolitan Police ERT officer responding to the robbery in "Monday" (S6E14). Just visible in this shot is the Navy trigger group.
A DC Metro ERT officer enters the bank with a Surefire-equipped Heckler & Koch MP5A3 in "Monday" (S6E14).


German soldiers occupying the Queen Anne luxury liner in "Triangle" (S6E03) are seen with MP40s.

MP-40 - 9x19mm
German troops drag away Mulder In "Triangle" (S6E03). An MP40 is seen slung on the soldier to the left. The use of MP40s is a (slight) anachronism as these sequences in the episode take place in 1939; The MP40 wasn't introduced until 1940. However it could be argued these weapons are stand-ins for the less-available MP38.
A German soldier brandishes his MP40 in "Triangle" (S6E03).
Mulder briefly struggles with MP40-wielding German soldiers in "Triangle" (S6E03).
Another German soldier with an MP40 on Mulder and the OSS agent / 1939 version of Scully (Gillian Anderson) in "Triangle" (S6E03).

Heckler & Koch MP5A2

Fixed-stock Heckler & Koch MP5A2s with Surefire light forends are very briefly seen in the hands of SWAT officers throughout "Monday" (S6E14).

Heckler & Koch MP5A2 with Surefire 628 dedicated forend weaponlight and Navy trigger group - 9x19mm. This weapon was used in S.W.A.T.
Seen only for an instant is the stock of an MP5A2 in the hands of a MPDC ERT officer in "Monday" (S6E14)

Rifles / Carbines


Actual M16A2 rifles are seen in the later seasons produced in Los Angeles, California (Season 6 onward), rather than Olympic Arms variants as seen in the previous Vancouver-produced seasons of the show. These weapons generally appeared in the hands of US military personnel, particularly Groom Lake / Area 51 USAF personnel in the two-part episode "Dreamland" (S6E04 / S6E05).

M16A2 - 5.56x45mm
In the background, a USAF airman is seen with an M16A2 Rifle with mounted weaponlight in "Dreamland" (S6E04).
Another USAF airman with an M16A2 with mounted weaponlight slung as he arrests Mulder at the conclusion of "Dreamland" (S6E04).

Olympic Arms K3B CAR

XM177-style carbines are seen used by military personnel and SWAT officers, notably Groom Lake / Area 51 USAF personnel in the two-part episode "Dreamland" (S6E04 / S6E05). They are all fitted with Surefire 660 weapon lights mounted to the barrels using Weaver barrel clamps.

Upon close inspection, all of the XM177-style carbines in this season are actually Olympic Arms K3B CAR clones, as evidenced by the fact that they have 11.5" barrels fitted with long, thin 4.5" mock XM177-style flash hiders. These uppers also appear to have been fitted to transferable Colt M16A1 carbine lower groups, as evidenced by the difference in finish between the upper and lower receivers (the Colt lowers are finished in light grey, while the Olympic Arms uppers are blued and have a darker finish). Unlike the Olympic Arms carbines featured in previous seasons, which mostly have A1E1 upper receivers, the carbines in this season all have A2-style upper receivers. The shift in guns is an indicator of the shift in production from Vancouver to Los Angeles; in previous seasons, the show's weapons were rented from Tom Felcan, while in Season 6 and later, they were rented from Gibbons, Ltd.

Olympic Arms K3B CAR carbine - 5.56x45mm NATO. This is Olympic Arms' XM177 look-a-like variation for the civilian market, featuring an 11.5" heavy barrel and 5.5" flash hider, and was available with either A1, A1E1, or A2-style upper receivers (the latter is shown here). This weapon is a common stand-in for the XM177 in Hollywood productions made in the 1990s.
A USAF airman aims his XM177-style carbine - actually an Olympic Arms K3B CAR - with mounted weaponlight at Special Agent Mulder (David Duchovny) in "Dreamland" (S6E04).
To the left is an Air Force Senior Airman with a XM177 mockup with mounted weaponlight in "Dreamland" (S6E04).
Another shot of the Senior Airman with his XM177 Carbine mockup, this image better showing the receiver. Note the brass deflector and A2 rear sights. Note also, however, the older 'teardrop'-style forward assist. The pressure switch for the weaponlight can also be clearly seen in this shot, mounted on the right side of the handguard. Also note contrast between the upper and lower receivers, revealing that this is an Olympic Arms CAR AR upper group on a Colt M16A1 Carbine lower group.
One of the USAF airmen arresting Mulder at the conclusion of "Dreamland" (S6E04) has a mockup XM177 slung. Note the stepped post-A2-style pistol grip.
To the left is an airman with a XM177 mockup with mounted weaponlight in "Dreamland II" (S6E05) - actually also an Olympic Arms K3B/CAR AR clone. Note again the A2-style upper receiver on this rifle, not seen on actual XM177s or CAR-15s. Also note that the flash hider has two rings at the base, which is the most distinctive characteristic of the mock XM177 flash hiders that came standard on Olympic Arms CAR AR clone XM177s that were sold in the U.S. civilian market from the late-1980s through the mid-1990s.

M16A1 (Mocked up as M16A2)

Some M16A2 rifles seen are actually M16A1s fitted with A2-handguards to stand-in for the M16A2. Several of these rifles are seen clearly in the hands of police officers manning a roadblock in "Drive" (S6E02).

M16A1 with A2 handguards - 5.56x45mm. Putting the distinctive A2 handguards on the older rifle was a method used by Movie/TV armorers to simulate A2 rifles when M16A1s were the only ones available.
A Nevada Highway Patrol officer with an M16A1 with M16A2 handguards in "Drive" (S6E02). Note the blank adapter visible in this shot.
Another Highway Patrolman with an M16A1/A2 mockup in "Drive" (S6E02).
The Nevada Highway Patrol officers with their rifles in "Drive" (S6E02). Note the thinner barrel, as well as the lack of brass deflectors and A2-style rear sights, clearly indicating these are M16A1 rifles with A2 handguards installed to pass for M16A2s. In the background is a two-tone LAR Grizzly Big Boar wielded by another patrolman.

LAR Grizzly Big Boar

What appears to be a LAR Grizzly Big Boar with stainless barrel and lower receiver, ported muzzle brake and scope is seen in the hands of a Nevada Highway Patrol trooper manning a roadblock in "Drive" (S6E02).

LAR Grizzly Big Boar with black finish - .50 BMG (12.7x99mm). Note the ported muzzle brake. The weapon seen in the show has a stainless barrel and lower receiver, but is otherwise identical.
A Nevada Highway Patrolman with a Grizzly Big Boar in "Drive" (S6E02). A single-shot .50 BMG rifle seems a somewhat odd choice of weapon for a patrolman to be carrying around.

Winchester Model 1894

What appears to be a Winchester Model 1894 lever-action rifle (or clone/copy) is seen carried by one of the Klansmen on horseback in "The Unnatural" (S6E19).

Winchester 1894 - .30-30
The Klansmen ride up with their weapons near the beginning of "The Unnatural" (S6E19). The one on the right has a Winchester 1894 lever-action rifle.
The Klansman gets hit with a baseball as he about to fire his Winchester lever-action in "The Unnatural" (S6E19).


Remington 870

Remington 870s are wielded by police officers and and government agents throughout the series. 870s are also seen rarely in the hands of black ops soldiers. Both standard variants and variants with mounted forend weaponlights are seen. In Season 6 Remington 870s are seen with other accessories, such as Speedfeed stocks, as seen in "Monday" (S6E14).

Remington 870 Police Magnum Riot Shotgun - 12 Gauge
Several police officers and troopers with their weapons trained on chase suspect Patrick Crump (Bryan Cranston) at the beginning of "Drive" (S6E02). The officers on the left and upper right wield what appear to be Remington 870 shotguns.
An officer with an 870 in "Drive" (S6E02).
Remington 870 with extended magazine tube, large rifle-style sights, and Surefire dedicated forend weaponlight - 12 Gauge
A Washington DC Metropolitan Police ERT officer with a Remington 870 with Surefire light forend in "Monday" (S6R14)
Seen for only an instant is another DC Metro ERT officer hurrying along with a Remington 870 fitted with Speedfeed stock in "Monday" (S6E14).

Remington 870 Folding Stock

Several Remington 870 Folding Stock shotguns are seen used in Season 6. The first notable appearance is in "Agua Mala" (S6E13), where it is used by George Vincent, a survivalist apartment tenant, to attempt to kill a water monster breaking out from the plumbing over his apartment. Near the conclusion of "Trevor" (S6E17), another Remington 870 Folder is notably used by Special Agent Fox Mulder (David Duchovny), loaded with rubber riot slugs, against escaped convict Wilson 'Pinker' Rawls (John Diehl). These were used in lieu of conventional rounds due to Rawls' ability to pass through any solid, electrically-conductive materials - The rubber in the riot slugs, being an electrical insulator, counteracts such ability.

Remington 870 Police Magnum with factory folding stock - 12 Gauge
George Vincent (Jeremy Roberts) fires at an unknown water monster in his apartment with his Remington 870 Folding Stock in "Agua Mala" (S6E13).
The Remington 870 being fired in "Agua Mala" (S6E13).
"It's gonna take a lot more than this to kill whatever it is I just saw."
George Vincent with his 870 Folder in "Agua Mala" (S6E13).
"Don't make me shoot you!"
Special Agent Mulder (David Duchovny) aims his Remington 870 Folding Stock at 'Pinker' Rawls (John Diehl) in "Trevor" (S6E17).
Good shot of the 870 as Mulder gives chase to Rawls in "Trevor" (S6E17).
Mulder searches the house with his 870 Folder in "Trevor" (S6E17).

Mossberg 500 (Numerous Variants)

Several types of Mossberg 500 shotguns are seen throughout the season - Due to the number of different variants, they will be sub-divided within this section.

Mossberg 500AT

Some of the Mossberg shotguns appear to be Mossberg 500AT variants, noted by the wooden foregrip.

Mossberg 500AT Shotgun - 12 Gauge. Note the wood furniture.
A Mississippi corrections officer with a Mossberg 500AT at the beginning of "Trevor" (S6E17).
An officer aims his Mossberg at inmate Wilson 'Pinker' Rawls (John Diehl) in "Trevor" (S6E17).
Corrections officers survey the damage armed with Mossbergs in "Trevor" (S6E17).

Mossberg 500 Field

A 'field' variant of the Mossberg 500, with long barrel and wooden furniture is seen carried by the lead Klansman, actually the Alien Bounty Hunter (Brian Thompson), in "The Unnatural" (S6E19).

Mossberg 500A Field Gun with 28" Barrel - 12 Gauge
The Klansmen ride up with their weapons near the beginning of "The Unnatural" (S6E19). The one in the center wields a Field variant of the Mossberg 500.
On the right, the lead Klansman (actually the Alien Bounty Hunter) with his Mossberg 500 Field. Note this is an anachronism, as this sequence takes place in 1947; The Mossberg 500 wasn't introduced until 1961. The Klansman on the right wields an unknown bolt-action rifle.
One of the "Grays" baseball team members gets ahold of the Mossberg in "The Unnatural" (S6E19).

Mossberg 590

San Pedro officers are seen wielding Mossberg 590 shotguns with extended mag tubes and forearm weaponlights in "Alpha" (S6E16).

Standard Mossberg 590 with extended magazine tube and bayonet lug - 12 Gauge
In the background a San Pedro officer with a Mossberg 590 with extended mag tube and long forend weaponlight in "Alpha" (S6E16).
On the right, the officer with a Mossberg 590 in "Alpha" (S6E16).


Decontamination Gas Guns

Centers for Disease Control personnel are seen using some type of gas dischargers to decontaminate and subdue Mulder (David Duchovny), Scully (Gillian Anderson) and Cassandra Spender (Veronica Cartwright) in "One Son" (S6E12). These also have mounted flashlights.

CDC personnel breach Mulder's apartment armed with gas discharging guns with mounted lights in "One Son" (S6E12).
Additional shot of the gas guns wielded by CDC personnel.
A light-equipped gas gun used by a CDC member in "One Son" (S6E12).

Palmer Cap-Chur Short Range Projector

Canine behavior expert Karin Berquist (Melinda Culea) is seen retrieving and loading a Palmer Cap-Chur Short Range Projector in "Alpha" (S6E16).

Palmer Cap-Chur Short Range Projector
Karin Berquist retrieves the Palmer Cap-Chur Short Range Projector in "Alpha" (S6E16).
Berquist loads a dart into the pistol.

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