and demonstrated the Wonders of the Gummint perfectly, when it showed Mulder or Scully going into headquarters where they'd
Show their id,
lay their pistol on a tray,
walk through the metal detector or get wanded,
then pick up their gun and proceed.
Always made me wonder why the HELL they'd do that? "You're cleared, Agent Mulder, here's your-" BANG.
Not being privy to the Sooper Seekrits of the FBI, do the agents have to walk through the metal detectors like regular icky non-agents?