X-Files 4x10 Paper Hearts
[ Gasps ]
[ Exhales ]
[Woman] Here. Try this screen.
Concentrate on this area over here. Right there.
What's going on ?
I'm not sure I can explain.
You called for a forensic excavation at 5:00 a.m. on a Sunday ?
- What are you looking for ? -Just give me a minute, okay ?
What are you doing out here ?
I keep having this dream. It's about a little blond girl.
Are you saying you're out here because of something you saw in a dream ?
[ Gasps ]
[Woman] Carefully remove all that. Easy.
Tell me about this dream.
I've had flashes of it three nights in a row,
and last night it went on long enough to lead me right to her.
- I need the chest exposed. - Yes, sir. It just takes a little time.
Sir ? Let us do that.
If you destroy evidence, we may never find out what happened here.
I know what happened. She was strangled.
He used an eight-gauge electrical cord.
He took something from the body postmortem-- a trophy,
a piece off a bric cut from her clothes in the shape of a heart.
- You got all these details from your dream ? - No. I know this M.O.
- Whose M.O. ? -John Lee Roche.
He killed 1 3 eight- to ten-year-old girls.
This makes 1 4.
It was a difficult case. He was extremely hard to catch.
By 1 990, ten victims had been found,
scattered across the eastern seaboard.
The earliest dated back to 1 979.
VICAP named the case " Paper Hearts" because of the trophies the killer took.
All the victims were abducted from their homes.
Reggie purdue brought me onto the case because he thought...
- I could get inside the killer's head. - Did you ?
I concluded that we were probably looking for a salesman,
someone who traveled around a lot,
who could gain people's confidence, someone ordinary.
Turns out Roche was a vacuum cleaner salesman.
His job took him allover the Northeast.
He'd be in someone's home, demonstrating his vacuum cleaner.
All the while he'd be checking out their kids.
He'd choose a victim and then come back for her months later.
But it was your profile that caught him.
What about the trophies he took, the cloth hearts ?
We never found them, but we didn't need them to make the case.
We had him on 1 3 counts of murder. He admitted to 1 3.
The polygraph said he was telling the truth, but that always bugged me.
I always wanted to find those hearts and count them,
see if they really added up to 1 3.
I guess they didn't.
If nothing else,
I think I can at least help explain your dream.
I donít think you ever stopped thinking about this case.
I believe that you may have solved it in your sleep.
So you think that I've somehow had this information about a 1 4th victim all the time...
and I've been processing it unconsciously ?
You said it yourself once.
You said that a...
a dream is an answer to a question we haven't learned how to ask.
You did good work, Mulder.
Let's identify this girl so we can put her to rest.
I believe her name is Addie Sparks.
She went missing from her home in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, in June of 1 975.
I contacted the Center for Missing and Exploited Children,
-ran a search through the database. - 1 975's too early.
I think the match is right.
The height is right; the description of the sleeper is right.
That would mean Roche started way before we thought he did.
Mulder, we're gonna have to verify this.
Are you up for that ?
[Children Chattering, Shouting]
- Frank Sparks ? - Can I help you ?
Yes. I'm Agent Scully. This is Agent Mulder.
We're with the Federal Bureau of investigation. May we speak with you ?
You've found Addie.
This was for the tooth fairy.
When Addie was asleep at night, I'd come and put a quarter in this pocket.
Her motherís sewn it.
Where is your wife, sir ?
She passed away last summer.
So you, uh--
you're saying the, uh-- the man that did this is already in prison ?
Yes, sir, and he won't get out.
You do this full-time, telling people... this kind of news ?
No, sir, not full-time.
- It's not a good job. - No.
I used to think...
that missing was worse than dead because--
[ Clears Throat ] you never knew what happened.
But now that I know,
I'm glad my wife's not here. [Sniffles]
She got luckier.
How many more people, uh... like me...
-are you gonna visit today ? - Sir ?
Were there other victims you didn't know about ?
Roche's car. Roche drove a white EI Camino.
- I saw it in my dream. - What are you saying that means ?
The cloth hearts he collected-- he would have wanted to keep them close to him.
For a traveling salesman, that means inside the car, right ?
Maybe. You're saying the hearts might still be in his car ?
He doesn't have them in prison. His cell is searched regularly. His mail is examined.
His car was sold at auction in 1992, put beyond his reach.
It's worth a look. We got to find those hearts in order to count them.
[ Sighs ] Donít you think the car might have been searched at least once already ?
Not by me.
Here it is. I've been, you know, detailing it.
Dropped the bedshell and did the decals, stuff like that.
- Thank you. - Honest-to-God serial killer owned my car ? For real ?
I'm helping him detail.
- Something's wrong here, Scully. - Maybe it's underneath.
Hey, Scully, the camper shell.
The kid said he took the camper shell off.
" Mad Hat." Mad Hatter.
Eight, nine, ten,
eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen--
[ Gasps ] Addie Sparks.
He killed two more victims.
Long time no see.
You got a new partner.
- So what's up ? - We found Addie Sparks, John.
Congratulations, I guess.
We also found your cloth hearts,
-all 16ofthem. - Huh.
Sixteen victims, John.
How come you said there were only 1 3 ?
I don't know. Thirteen sounds more magical, you know ?
Why donít you tell us about the last two victims.
You're inhere for life. You've got nothing to lose.
- I got nothing' to gain. - You can gain one moment of decency in your life.
You can finally let those families put their daughters to rest.
I understand you take this very personally, Mulder.
How about this ?
Sink one from there, and I'll tell you.
You'd trust a child molester ?
You bring my hearts and give them back tome,
I'll tell you everything you wanna know.
- Coming out. -[Door Opens]
[ Sniffles ]
[TV Audio, indistinct]
[Male Newscaster] ...president Nixon and H.R. Haldeman...
while transcribing the subpoenaed tape.
Woods testified that she erased only about five minutes of the conversation,
- but the tape contained-- - Fox, it's your move.
Under investigation from Senator Howard Baker,
H.R. Haldeman reiterated the White House explanation that--
- Samantha. - Are you gonna move or not ?
- Do we have to watch this ? - ...accidentally hitting the record button.
It would be very difficult to reach the conclusion it was an accident.
The Magician comes on at 9:00.
Mom and Dad said I could watch the movie, butt munch.
They're next door at the Gal brands'. They left me in charge.
- [Loud Click] - No.
[Car Engine Revs, Loud Hum]
Samantha, run !
[Samantha Whimpers, pants]
- [Glass Shatters] - [Samantha]Fox! Fox !
Did you bring me my hearts ?
Yesterday, you said something about me taking it personally.
Why did you say that tome ?
Where were you in 1 973 ?
- What, the whole year ? - November. The27th of November.
Do you know what I'm getting at ?
I was selling vacuum cleaners in 1 973.
I made a sales trip to Martha's Vineyard that year, and...
I sold a vacuum cleaner to your dad.
He bought it for your mom.
I believe it was a, um...
Electro Vac Duchess, or the princess model,
and your dad and I talked about it at great length.
He-- He had a really hard time choosing.
What do you know about my sister ?
You bring me my hearts, and maybe I'll tell you more.
[ Chokes, Grunts ]
This man-- This man hit me.
I didn't see it.
[ Knocking ]
He was there, Scully. He was in the house. He took Samantha.
In your dream, Mulder. It was a dream. Your mind made it up.
And a dream is an answer to a question we havenít yet figured out how to ask,
something buried in your subconscious.
You heard him in there. He knew something. He mentioned being on Martha's Vineyard.
Is it a state secret that you lived in Martha's Vineyard ?
- How would he find out about that ? - Through the prison library.
The inmates have access to computers and the internet.
- I checked. Roche logged on just yesterday. - Looking for what ?
The server records don't show, but on the 'Net he can find out practically anything about you.
He is playing with you.
He is committing emotional blackmail, and you are letting him.
You walked into that room with your heart on your sleeve.
He saw vulnerability, and he took advantage of it.
You had a dream,
and you had it because of all the emotions that this case is stirring up for you, but...
it was nothing but a dream.
My last dream came true.
Do you believe tha tmy sister Samantha was abducted by aliens ?
Have you ever believed that ? No.
So what do you think happened to her ?
What are you saying you believe now ?
I don't know. I don't know what happened. I don't know what to believe.
I just know I have to find out now.
[ Sighs ]
- Fox ? - Mom. I'm in the basement.
I didn't mean to wake you up. I'm sorry. Howíre you feeling ?
Good, Fox. I'm fine. What are you doing down here in the middle of the night ?
Do you recognize... these fabrics ? Either one of them ?
- What am I looking at ? -Just look closely. Do they seem familiar to you ?
- Familiar how ? -Just familiar. Have you seen them before ?
[ Sighs ] I don't know what you want me to say.
You know my memory isn't as good as it used to be ever since I had the stroke.
I just don't know what--
- It's all right. - Oh, Fox.
Dad never bought you a vacuum cleaner, did he ?
Yeah, a long time ago. I don't use it anymore.
- Where is it ? - Well, it's here under the stairs in the storage.
Fox, what is going on ?
Sir? Iíve been denied further access to John Lee Roche.
I'm told that order comes down from you.
Could you tell me why you saw it fit to strike a prisoner in federal custody ?
Agent Scully didnít report that tome, though she should have.
The whole thing was videotaped as per prison policy. I saw it.
- You're lucky I don't have your ass in a sling ! - Sir--
You've gotten too close to this. You've let this man get to you.
I have reason to believe he can tell us what happened to my sister Samantha.
It is looking possible, sir.
John Lee Roche apparently spent most of 1 973 in Boston.
He did take one sales trip to Martha's Vineyard in October of that year.
- The timing is right. - I need to know.
I just need to speak to him one more time.
- This just makes it even less of a good idea. -Sir, the fact remains...
that we still have two more victims that we need to find and identify.
No one has more insight into Roche than Mulder, and this is still Mulder's case.
[ Sighs ] You tread very lightly.
You see that he does.
I'm not talking to you if youíre gonna hit me again.
No ! You don't get to touch 'em.
They stay in the bag.
- Name 'em. - Well, I think you know one of them already.
Watergate was on TV.
You and your sister...
were sitting in front of it...
playing a board game, uh, with little red and, uh,
blue plastic pieces.
Anyway, you wanted to watch a TV show,
the one with Bill Bixby.
What the heck was the name of that thing ?
How could you know what I said ?
I was watching... from the window. I was very careful.
If thatís true, tell me where my sister is.
- Pick her out. - What ?
You choose the one that was your sister, and I'll tell you where she is.
Hey, come on. It's a 50-50 chance.
Either way, I'm giving you a victim.
That one. You sure you want that one ?
No, just kidding. It's-- It's a good choice.
Mulder ? Let's get a team out here.
- Let somebody else do this. - Help me, Scully.
[ Exhales ]
[ Sighs ]
It's not her, Scully.
Am I right ?
Samantha broke her collarbone when she was six. It was her left collarbone.
We had a rope swing in the backyard.
-It's not broken, is it ? -You're right, Mulder. It's not a match.
- [ Exhales ] - It's not her.
It's somebody, though.
Like I said, it wasa50-50 chance.
Tell us the name of that girl.
It was Karen Ann Philiponte.
She lived in a green rancher in East Amherst, New York.
Mint grew outside her window. I-- I stood outside her window...
atop sprigs of mint.
- It smelled wonderful. - What year ?
July 1 974.
I had her mother on the hook for a Electro Vac Argosy,
but at the last minute she said thanks, but no thanks.
It's your sister.
- If thatís true, tell me where. - You want to know a lot more than that, donít you ?
You want to know everything, right ? The big mystery revealed ?
- Drop the mind games. - I canít just tell you.
I mean, I know you don't believe me yet.
You need me to show you. You need me to lead you through it, because...
after all these years, anything less than that's not gonna satisfy you, right ?
You just want to get out of here.
You're damn right I do.
If only for a day or two. I'm realistic.
[ Sniffles ]
I mean, more than that, l--
I can't wait to see your face.
[Scully Whispers] Oh, God.
You're gonna see the inside of your cell instead. You're gonna rot there.
[Door Buzzes, Opens]
Are you okay ?
The last thing we should do is give this man his way on this.
If we do, he could string us along forever.
I know you appreciate that.
There has to be another way to come to the truth.
[Door Buzzes, Opens]
[Touch Tone Dialing]
[ Line Ringing ]
- [ Woman ] Clerk's office. - This is Special Agent Fox Mulder with the F.B.I.,
badge number J-T-T-0-4-7-1-0-1-1-1-1.
I need a removal order for a federal prisoner.
-[Woman]Do you see any houses ? -[Girl] Yeah, lots of them.
[Woman Chuckles] Yeah ?
Can I use the lavatory ?
Keep your hands in your lap.
-[Woman, Girl Chattering] - Something to drink ?
[ Mulder] Excuse me.
- First flight ? - Yeah.
-She's really excited. - You having fun ?
- Mm-hmm. - What's your name ?
What the hell do you mean he checked out Roche ?
Agent Mulder convinced the judge that it was an emergency situation.
- And where were you ? - I had left Agent Mulder for the day.
I suggested that he get some sleep.
I have a clear idea of where he might have gone, and I can catch up with him.
- I'll be the one to catch up with him. Where's he headed ? - Martha's Vineyard.
I would hope that youíd appreciate the uniqueness of this situation...
and its effect on Agent Mulder.
I fully understand the effect it has on him.
That was the sum and total of my last words to you on the subject.
You let me down.
Let's clean up this mess before it gets completely out of hand.
No one home ?
I sat on this couch.
You know, your dad bought the vacuum.
You ready ?
- Go. - November27, 1973.
I watched the house for hours. I parked across the way, out overthere.
I was just casing. I wasn't planning for this to be the night.
But then, all of a sudden, your parents leave, and I figure--
Where'd they go ?
House next door... to play pinochle. I don't know.
- Whatever it was people did back then. - Go on.
After they're gone, I get out of my car, and I move closer,
and I watched you and your sister...
playing that board game.
A little after 8:00, I'm about ready.
So I move to the junction box.
I cut the power, and the lights go off.
And then I moved around to the front door,
and I was ready to kick the door in.
It was unlocked.
It was 1 973. It was a different world back then.
- And then what did you do ? - Well, you remember that.
I-- I came in the front door, and you tried to get to your father's gun.
I give you credit for that. But then you sort of froze, and then...
-[Mulder panting] - I took your sister away from all this...
- to a happier place. - That's exactly how it happened ?
- Right here in this room ? - Yeah.
My father bought this house after he and my mother divorced. This house is in West Tisbury.
The house that Samantha was abducted from is in Chilmark. That's six miles from here !
You screwed up. You were never here. You didn't take Samantha.
- Wishful thinking. - No. No, but I think I know what happened.
- Somehow you got inside my dreams. - Come again ?
I profiled you. I got inside your head. Maybe you got inside mine.
Maybe some nexus or connection was formed between us.
And through that, you got access to my memories of my sister Samantha,
- and you used them against me for this. - Youíre just resisting me.
And you're in the wrong house, you stupid son of a bitch ! You were never here, you liar !
It's geography, man. It was 23 years ago. That was geography weíre talking about.
Yeah, but you remember all the other details so vividly.
That's because you watched it through my eyes,
through my dreams.
[ Chuckling ]
I hear things about you, Mulder. You know what I heard ?
I heard you go after aliens... from space.
It's like your world will be okay as long as you can believe in,
Like, flying saucers. [ Imitating Flying Saucer Whirring ]
But I'm telling you the God's honest truth.
And I can see youíre not as open-minded as you think you are.
You must have been one hell of a salesman, Roche.
First flightís at 6:;00a.m.
Enjoy your last few hours of freedom. Come on.
[Girl] Fox !
Fox! Help !
Unlock me! Help !
Fox, help me !
- Unlock me! Fox ! -[Engine Revving]
Fox ! Fox, help me ! Unlock me !
- Fox ! -[Revving Continues]
[pounding On Door]
[Skinner] Mulder, open the door!
- You let Roche go ? - I must've done it in my sleep. I had another dream.
[ Sighs ] Why donít you check to see if anybody saw him leave.
He took the last cloth heart.
-He also took your badge and your phone. -Where's your gun ?
How do you explain yourself?
- I don't. - You don't. A predator is loose because of you.
God only knows how many hours lead he's got.
Any idea where he might be headed ?
- Yeah. - Where ?
- Where's your phone ? - [ Sighs ]
- There was a small child on the plane. - What child ?
[ Woman ] Seaboard Air.
- Please put me through to your supervisor. - What child ?
- [ Indistinct Chatter] - This is Special Agent Fox Mulder with the F.B.I.
I'd like a passenger manifest for flight 1 650...
from Washington National to Boston, 8:;50p.m. lastnight.
- My badge numberis J-T-T-- - I'm sorry. Agent Mulder called.
[ Indistinct Chatter]
- You said he was a white male ? - Yeah.
- About how tall was he ? - Um, he was about 6'5" or something.
[ Sobbing ]
He said his name was Mulder.
He had a badge. He said he was official.
- Oh, my God, what have I done ? - We sent a unit over to pick up the girl's mother.
- She's on her way down. - Okay.
What am I going to tell her ? It's all my fault.
It's not all your fault. It's my fault.
[Chatter On police Radio]
I'm sorry. You were right. He was playing me the whole time.
You don't think he took Samantha ?
None of that really matters now, does it ?
Where do you think he'd take this girl ?
Would he follow his M. O. and drive her out of state ?
There's no reason for that. He knows we're gonna catch him.
He just needs it to be later rather than sooner.
He's gonna stay in the Boston area. He'll be somewhere nearby.
How much of a creature of habit is he ? Do you think he'd take her someplace familiar ?
Try to relive some past glories ? I don't know, maybe. What ?
He lived in Boston in the early '70s, right ?
- Whatíve you got ? - Roche's old address in the area.
- Revere. 9809 Alice Road, apartment number 6. - He's there.
- How do you know ? - Alice. Alice in Wonderland. He's the Mad Hatter.
- That's thin. - That's where he got the idea in the first place.
- All right, let's go ! [ Whistles ] -[Ignition Starting]
Check the other rooms !
I don't think he brought her here.
He never brought anyone here.
[ Male Agent ] No one, sir !
[ Panting ]
[Skinner]All right, spread out! Find the entrance!
[ Creaking ]
[ Creaking ]
I'm beginning to believe we do share that... nexus you spoke of.
You always seem to find me.
Are you okay, Caitlin ?
Good. My name is Fox. I'm gonna take you home.
I have your gun, Fox.
Caitlin, can you do me a favor ? Can you count to 20 ? Can you do that ?
Will you close your eyes and count to 20 out loud quietly and slowly ?
- [ With Mulder] One, two, -[Cocking Hammer]
- I will shoot. - four,
- Don't make this end badly. - five,
- You're not giving me very much choice. - eight,
-nine-- - I really don't want to go back to prison.
- Put the gun down, Roche ! - ...eleven, twelve,
- You have one left. - thirteen,
-How are you gonna find her without me ? -fourteen,
- How sure are you it's not Samantha ? - fifteen,
- Huh ? -sixteen, seventeen,
- How do you know ? - eighteen,
- nineteen-- - [Gunshot]
[ Screaming ]
-[Scully]itís okay. I got you. -[Skinner]Call an ambulance.
[Knock At Door]
I got back some lab results.
The dye analysis determined that the fabric of the last heart...
was manufactured between 1 969 and 1 974,
but beyond that, there's nothing more they can tell us.
Mulder, it's not Samantha.
And whoever that little girl really is, we'll find her.
I don't know, but I do know you.
Why don't you go on home and get some sleep.
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