The beginning or the end?
This article was contributed by Graham P. Smith and relates to the episode The Beginning and the End of Chris Carter's Millennium television series.
Articles relating to the series in general are linked to the first episode, Pilot.
There are 282 days remaining.
About Our Episode Articles
These Millennium episode related articles have been kindly supplied by fellow Millennium fans.
The articles are linked to their respective episodes both here and in the detailed Millennium episode profile pages.
Articles can relate to the whole series in general, in which case it will be linked to the Pilot episode, or relate to specific aspects of Millennium's episodes, perhaps but not limited to expanding upon events, characters, production, background references or the general mythology.
Want to Submit an Article?
Would you like to submit one or more Millennium episode related articles for other fans to enjoy?
Simply write your article and contact us when it's completed or if you should have any questions.
You don't have to be an expert, there is no maximum size and you can be as concise or as in-depth as you like. We'll spell check all articles for you and we won't edit your article provided it does not contain inappropriate language or remarks.
We look forward to hearing from you, whether you have a few paragraphs, an essay or want to share a large article about the series and its episodes.
Currently, the following fans of Millennium have kindly shared their episode related articles:
Episode Reviews and Articles
There are currently 4 episode reviews available for this episode. You can access a list of all Millennium Episode Reviews here.
There are currently 3 related articles available for this episode. You can access a list of all Millennium Episode Articles here.
You can access more information about this episode of Millennium using the following links:
You may also be interested in the following external websites and links which relate to this episode:
- Sorry there are currently no related external links for this episode.
Millennium Episode Profiles
To quickly view any Millennium episode profile, select one from the list below and click the Show Me button:
This Millennium article has been viewed 2241 times.
It was last viewed on Monday, March 19, 2018, 11:05 AM (UTC).
Is it the beginning of the journey or the end when Frank allows his vengeance for the Polaroid stalker to push him over the edge in a relentless search for Catherine? The Millennium Group pulls Frank more deeply into its secretive ranks in an effort to bring closure to the abduction case with the knowledge that his work for them is not yet done.
Written by Glen Morgan & James Wong
Directed by Thomas J. Wright
Edited by Chris Willingham, A.C.E.
Awards and NominationsThis episode of Millennium did not receive any Nominations or Awards.
The beginning or the end?
The Beginning and the End opens with images from outer space, the life of a comet. The same comet appears in the night sky Frank Black is staring into, causing him to contemplate his own destiny and the relevance of the celestial body. In his monologue Frank is considering the "life" of a comet and its analogous relationship to our own existence. Referring to his immediate state, Frank asks, "Is this the beginning or the end?"
Is it the beginning of the journey or the end when Frank allows his vengeance for the Polaroid stalker to push him over the edge in a relentless search for Catherine? The Millennium Group pulls Frank more deeply into its secretive ranks in an effort to bring closure to the abduction case with the knowledge that his work for them is not yet complete.
In Number, there is one for every life which ever was,
or ever will be,
And like most lives they wait, for a moment, The Moment.
When it will be sent on its journey back towards the yellow Sun.
Approaching the Sun, brings definitive change...
It will never again be the same.
Appearing in our skies it is believed to be the prophecy of extraordinary events...
...the birth of Kings,
...the death of Empires.
After Centuries, or Millennia, the Journey must end.
Perhaps smothered by its own dust,
the dark, soulless body continues eternally through space and time.
It may disintegrate and crumble into inconsequential rubble,
or may be lost forever, crashing, burning, into the yellow Sun...
And tonight as I look into the sky and it looks back on me,
I want to know, which am I?
I need to know, is this the Beginning of the Journey,
... or the End...
Spoken by Frank Black
Millennium Episode #MLM-201 The Beginning and the End