Episode 1 - Pilot
After Byers' estranged father dies in a mysterious auto accident, the Gunmen uncover a terrible truth - that his father staged his death to avoid being murdered for what he knew about an immiment plot to crash an airliner into the World Trade Center.
Aired: March 4, 2001
Writers: Chris Carter, Vince Gilligan, John Shiban, Frank Spotnitz
Director: Rob Bowman
If we could imagine it.. More disturbing to me than the fact this episode aired on national television six months prior to the tragic events of 9/11 was the subsequent discovery that no one in our government was prepared for such an event.