Kitten is the sixth episode of the eleventh season of The X-Files. It is directed by Carol Banker and written by Gabe Rotter.
Skinner goes AWOL when his past comes back to haunt him. As Mulder and Scully try to track him down, their growing mistrust of him reaches its apex.
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- James Pickens, Jr. appeared as Alvin Kersh for the first time since the original series finale, "The Truth".
- The episode is devoted to the backstory of Walter Skinner. "We learn more about Skinner and more about his connections to Mulder and Scully and how he’s been a loyal advocate of theirs at his own expense. We learn about his young life and the X-Files moment he experienced as a much younger man."
- David Duchovny as Special Agent Fox Mulder
- Gillian Anderson as Special Agent Dana Scully
- Mitch Pileggi as Assistant Director Walter Skinner
- James Pickens Jr. as Alvin Kersh
- Haley Joel Osment as Davey James
- Cory Rempel as young Walter Skinner
- Jovan Nenadic as John "Kitten" James
- Brendan Patrick Connor as Sherriff Mac Stenzler
- Patrick Keating as Begger
- Johnson Phan as Quon
- Jeremy Jones as Sergeant