The X-Files (1993–2016)  imdb rss

Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.


The X-Files: My Struggle IV  Season 11, Episode 10

Mulder and Scully rush to find an on-the-run William while the Cigarette Smoking Man pushes forward with his ultimate plan. [Season finale; CW: exploding people] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 21, 2018 at 8:05 PM - 14 comments

The X-Files: Nothing Lasts Forever  Season 11, Episode 9

While investigating human organ theft, Mulder and Scully uncover a mysterious cult consumed with macabre rituals. [CW: gory surgery and dissection scenes] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 15, 2018 at 7:44 AM - 15 comments

The X-Files: Familiar  Season 11, Episode 8

Mulder and Scully suspect that darker forces are at play as they investigate a brutal animal attack on a little boy in Connecticut. [Official synopsis] [CW: violence to children, mostly unseen] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 8, 2018 at 7:40 AM - 20 comments

The X-Files: Rm9sbG93ZXJz  Season 11, Episode 7

In a world of ever-increasing automation and artificial intelligence, Mulder and Scully find themselves targets in a deadly game of cat and mouse. [Official synopsis] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 1, 2018 at 7:07 AM - 36 comments

The X-Files: Kitten  Season 11, Episode 6

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. [more inside]
posted by potrzebie on Feb 7, 2018 at 10:53 PM - 10 comments

The X-Files: Ghouli  Season 11, Episode 5

When a pair of teenage girls attack one another, each believing the other to be a monster, Mulder and Scully find that their investigation could possibly lead back to their long-lost son, William. [more inside]
posted by potrzebie on Jan 31, 2018 at 11:06 PM - 17 comments

The X-Files: The Lost Art of Forehead Sweat  Season 11, Episode 4

While exploring the idea of the Mandela Effect, in which groups of people remember an alternate history, Mulder and Scully discover how the X-Files may have originated. [more inside]
posted by potrzebie on Jan 24, 2018 at 10:40 PM - 34 comments

The X-Files: Plus One  Season 11, Episode 3

A spate of deaths in which victims are plagued by their own doppelgangers leads Mulder and Scully to a pair of twins playing a dangerous game. Mulder, to Scully: "you and I are gonna jump on I-95 South this morning and get back to our bread and butter." [Yes, it's a Monster of the Week episode!] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Jan 18, 2018 at 7:14 AM - 13 comments

The X-Files: This  Season 11, Episode 2

Per IMDB, "A chilling secret is revealed when an old friend reaches out to Mulder and Scully in a seemingly impossible way." Per me, "FBI special agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully fall asleep on a couch in front of the TV, only to be awoken by a mysterious phone call." [more inside]
posted by ProfLinusPauling on Jan 10, 2018 at 8:28 PM - 30 comments

The X-Files: My Struggle III  Season 11, Episode 1

Picking up after the last event series’ cliffhanger, Mulder and Scully learn that they aren’t the only ones desperately searching for their long-lost son, William. The very fate of the world may depend on it. [more inside]
posted by potrzebie on Jan 3, 2018 at 10:12 PM - 46 comments

The X-Files: Season 10 Postmortem Thread  Season 10 (Full Season)

As requested in a couple of threads for individual episodes, this thread is here so we can talk about the season as a whole. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Feb 22, 2016 at 9:51 PM - 45 comments

The X-Files: My Struggle II  Season 10, Episode 6

Scully must look within to try and find a cure when people all over the country suddenly start falling gravely ill.
posted by save alive nothing that breatheth on Feb 22, 2016 at 8:43 PM - 63 comments

The X-Files: Babylon  Season 10, Episode 5

When an art gallery that's showing potentially offensive artwork is bombed, Mulder and Scully seek some way to communicate with the comatose bomber in order to prevent a future attack. Meanwhile, a pair of younger FBI agents on the case (guest stars Robbie Amell and Lauren Ambrose) push Mulder and Scully to examine their own beliefs as Scully seeks answers from neuroscience and Mulder from mysticism. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Feb 15, 2016 at 9:13 PM - 115 comments

The X-Files: Home Again  Season 10, Episode 4

Mulder and Scully are sent to investigate the murder of a city official, which it seems no human could have committed. Meanwhile, Scully deals with a personal tragedy, which brings up many old feelings about the child she gave away for adoption. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Feb 8, 2016 at 9:19 PM - 64 comments

The X-Files: Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster  Season 10, Episode 3

When a dead body is found in the woods, Mulder and Scully are called in to investigate whether it was an animal attack, a serial killer or just maybe a strange creature as described by eyewitnesses. Meanwhile, Mulder is able to confront some of his own demons about feeling disillusioned with his life's work. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Feb 1, 2016 at 9:08 PM - 101 comments

The X-Files: Founder's Mutation  Season 10, Episode 2

When a scientist suddenly commits suicide, Mulder and Scully investigate what unseen force may have driven him to it. What they uncover is a laboratory where extreme genetic experimentation has been going on for decades, breeding subjects who possess unexpected and dangerous powers - and who harbor deep resentments. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Jan 25, 2016 at 9:09 PM - 91 comments

The X-Files: My Struggle  Season 10, Episode 1

This 2016 pilot reintroduces "The X-Files" and reunites Agent Mulder with Dana Scully after the collapse of their relationship when Mulder is engaged by a TV host. Mulder proclaims new evidence that alien abductions have been faked. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Jan 24, 2016 at 11:05 PM - 120 comments

The X-Files: Field Trip  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 21

A mystery involving two skeletons leads the agents on a journey in which nothing is quite as it seems. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Dec 13, 2015 at 7:58 PM - 1 comment

The X-Files: Monday  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 14

A woman is trapped in an endlessly repeating time loop that ends in a tragic bombing in which Mulder and Scully lose their lives every time. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Dec 12, 2015 at 2:20 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: Triangle  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 3

Lost in the Bermuda Triangle, Mulder believes he has traveled back to 1939 and has to evade Nazis aboard an historic British sailing ship similarly lost, encountering individuals who seem strikingly familiar to him. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Dec 6, 2015 at 9:01 PM - 11 comments

The X-Files: Drive  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 2

Mulder finds himself forced to drive a man in a high-speed dash across the Southwest in an effort to prevent the man's head from exploding. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Nov 15, 2015 at 8:10 PM - 7 comments

The X-Files: Bad Blood  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 12

After Mulder kills a teenage boy who he believed was a vampire, he and Scully recount the events that led to the killing. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Nov 8, 2015 at 8:14 PM - 11 comments

The X-Files: The Post-Modern Prometheus  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 5

Mulder and Scully's investigation of a letter from a single mother leads them to a small mid-Western town where a modern-day Frankenstein lurks, Jerry Springer is an obsession, and Cher plays a significant part. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Nov 1, 2015 at 8:53 PM - 9 comments

The X-Files: Small Potatoes  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 20

A town celebrates a surprising number of births in a short span of time, only all the newborns have tails... [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Oct 25, 2015 at 8:14 PM - 5 comments

The X-Files: Never Again  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 13

Scully takes some time off from Mulder and discovers a man with a jealous tattoo. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Oct 18, 2015 at 8:25 PM - 6 comments

The X-Files: Home  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 2

When a deformed baby's body is found buried in a baseball field, Mulder and Scully investigate a family suspected of inbreeding. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Oct 11, 2015 at 7:33 PM - 9 comments

The X-Files: Jose Chung's From Outer Space  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 20

An alien abduction of two teenagers with different versions of the same facts prompts a science-fiction novelist to write a book about the incident. However, no one involved with the investigation can tell him the full story with any accuracy. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Oct 4, 2015 at 8:41 PM - 15 comments

The X-Files: Pusher  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 17

Mulder and Scully pursue a dying man who can apparently bend others to his will and convince his victims to severely hurt or even kill themselves. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Sep 13, 2015 at 7:57 PM - 4 comments

The X-Files: Clyde Bruckman's Final Repose  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 4

Mulder and Scully receive help in the investigation of a murder case from a reluctant psychic. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Sep 6, 2015 at 10:02 PM - 14 comments

The X-Files: Humbug  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 20

A bizarre murder in Florida brings Mulder and Scully to a town populated by circus freaks and sideshow performers of all shapes and sizes, bringing into question the very definition of "normal." [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Aug 30, 2015 at 7:55 PM - 12 comments

The X-Files: Die Hand Die Verletzt  Season 2, Episode 14

After a teenager is ritualistically murdered in a small town, Mulder and Scully are caught up in a secret occult practice within the local PTA and a substitute teacher with odd powers. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Aug 23, 2015 at 8:06 PM - 7 comments

The X-Files: E.B.E.  Season 1, Episode 17

After a downed UFO crashes near Iraqi airspace, Mulder and Scully follow an unmarked truck carrying the UFO's occupant. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Aug 16, 2015 at 8:17 PM - 3 comments

The X-Files: Beyond the Sea  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 13

After Scully's father dies suddenly, her skepticism is put to the test by a prisoner on death row, who claims that – by using recently gained psychic powers – he can help her catch a kidnapper. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Aug 9, 2015 at 8:31 PM - 7 comments

The X-Files: Ice  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 8

In an Arctic research station, Mulder and Scully are threatened by primordial ice worms that cause their hosts to become dangerously paranoid. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Aug 4, 2015 at 11:22 PM - 13 comments

The X-Files: Sanguinarium  Season 4, Episode 6

A series of bizarre murders in a hospital's plastic surgery unit lead Mulder and Scully to believe that witchcraft is somehow involved. [more inside]
posted by showbiz_liz on Dec 9, 2014 at 8:02 AM - 7 comments