TV Episode | TV-MA | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The remains of a murdered deformed infant lead the agents to a family of murderous, inbred, animal-like brothers living on a secluded farm in a remote section of Pennsylvania.
References to "The Andy Griffith Show." The sheriff of the town is named Sheriff Andy Taylor, and his deputy's first name is Barney. Based on Scully and Mulder's comments, the viewer understands that they are aware of these coincidences.
Meanwhile, I've quit the FBI and become a spokesperson for the Ab-Roller.
The Peacock family have lived in Pennsylvania since the Civil War, yet are depicted as stereotypical inbred rednecks who speak in Southern dialect. One of them makes a disparaging comment about the "War of Northern Aggression," a Confederatism which a Pennsylvanian would be highly unlikely to use. This and other elements, including a running gag based on The Andy Griffith Show (1960), appear to indicate that the story was originally intended to take place in North Carolina.