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.

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The X-Files: The Truth  Rewatch   Season 9, Episode 19

Super soldier Knowle Rohrer catches Mulder accessing classified government documents about the upcoming alien invasion. In the ensuing fight, Rohrer sustains an injury that would have killed a normal human. Mulder is charged with murder and brought before a military tribunal, where he seeks to prove the existence of an alien conspiracy and to justify all his work on the X-Files.
posted by orange swan on Sep 15 at 8:44 PM - 13 comments

The X-Files: Sunshine Days  Rewatch   Season 9, Episode 18

After two guys sneak into a house with an interior that is exactly like that of The Brady Bunch house, one of them winds up crash landing on the roof of his car across the street, and Doggett, Reyes, and Scully begin to investigate the man who lives in the house.
posted by orange swan on Sep 14 at 8:21 PM - 4 comments

The X-Files: Release  Rewatch   Season 9, Episode 17

Doggett investigates a case that may be linked to his son's abduction and murder, with the assistance of an FBI cadet who has an uncanny level of deductive ability.
posted by orange swan on Sep 13 at 8:01 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: William  Rewatch   Season 9, Episode 16

A mysterious and hideously scarred man attacks Doggett in the X-Files office one night when Doggett surprises him in the act of going through the files, but when Doggett pulls his gun on him, the man claims to have seen Mulder, and to know things about the conspiracy, and about William.
posted by orange swan on Sep 12 at 7:07 PM - 3 comments

The X-Files: Jump the Shark  Rewatch   Season 9, Episode 15

When former Area 51 "man in black" Morris Fletcher appears, claiming that a Yves Adele Harlow, a colleague of the Lone Gunmen, is actually a super soldier, Doggett, Reyes, and the Lone Gunmen attempt to locate her and find that Yves is embroiled in a situation that is graver than they first expected.
posted by orange swan on Sep 11 at 8:23 PM - 6 comments

The X-Files: Scary Monsters  Rewatch   Season 9, Episode 14

Leyla Harrison alerts Scully, Doggett, and Reyes to a case she believes is an X-File and that involves a young boy named Tommy Conlon, whose mother stabbed herself sixteen times, whose cat clawed its own stomach open, and whose father has retreated with Tommy to a remote mountain dwelling.
posted by orange swan on Sep 10 at 7:18 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: Improbable  Rewatch   Season 9, Episode 13

While investigating a serial killer who may be using numerology to choose his victims, Reyes and Scully meet a strange man who seems to have some sort of abstruse insight into the killings.
posted by orange swan on Sep 9 at 7:31 PM - 6 comments

The X-Files: Underneath  Rewatch   Season 9, Episode 12

Robert Fassl, a serial killer whom Doggett caught at the scene of a triple murder in his NYPD beat cop days in 1989, is released after fresh DNA evidence exonerates him. Doggett is convinced Fassl is guilty and his and Scully's and Reyes' further investigation of the evidence reveals truths he finds hard to accept.
posted by orange swan on Sep 8 at 7:18 PM - 3 comments

The X-Files: Audrey Pauley  Rewatch   Season 9, Episode 11

Moments after Monica drops John at his place, a drunk driver crashes his vehicle into hers, and Monica awakens in a strangely simplified version of a hospital, where the only other occupants are a few other confused and frightened patients, where there are no signs on the walls and the patient charts are gibberish, and where the hospital itself seems to be suspended in a black void.
posted by orange swan on Sep 7 at 7:26 PM - 4 comments

The X-Files: Providence (Part 2/2)  Rewatch   Season 9, Episode 10

Doggett is in a coma, William is in the hands of the UFO cultists, A.D. Follmer is leading the FBI task force to find the baby's abductors, and Scully, who has no faith in Follmer, recruits Reyes and the Lone Gunmen to help her find William.
posted by orange swan on Sep 6 at 7:23 PM - 7 comments

The X-Files: Provenance (Part 1/2)  Rewatch   Season 9, Episode 9

A man on a motorbike attempts an illegal crossing of the Canada-U.S border, and it is discovered that he was an undercover FBI agent who had infiltrated a UFO cult and was carrying alien craft tracings similar to those seen in "Biogenesis". Scully, Reyes, and Doggett investigate in an effort to discover the meaning of the rubbings and the reason for the cult's alarming interest in William.
posted by orange swan on Sep 5 at 8:29 PM - 6 comments

The X-Files: Hellbound  Rewatch   Season 9, Episode 8

Hours after a man describes his nightmares and waking visions of people being skinned alive to his anger management therapy group, he is found to have been murdered in exactly the same manner, and Reyes, Doggett, and Scully discover that the gruesome murder is part of a pattern of serial killings that repeats itself every 40 years.
posted by orange swan on Sep 4 at 8:19 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: John Doe  Rewatch   Season 9, Episode 7

Doggett wakes up in Sangradura, Mexico, to find that he has no wallet or ID on him, and that he has no memory of how he got there, or even who he is.
posted by orange swan on Sep 3 at 8:05 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: Trust No 1  Rewatch   Season 9, Episode 6

Scully, Doggett, and Reyes are circuitously approached by a man who claims to have information about the super soldiers that he will only reveal to Mulder, and Scully arranges for Mulder's return.
posted by orange swan on Sep 2 at 8:20 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: The Lord of the Flies  Rewatch   Season 9, Episode 5

After a teenaged amateur stunt performer is killed while performing a daring act for a local cable reality show, Scully, Doggett, and Reyes discover that the boy died not from the crash but from a swarm of flies that attacked his brain so aggressively that his skull collapsed.
posted by orange swan on Sep 1 at 8:07 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: 4D  Rewatch   Season 9, Episode 4

Doggett experiences a day in which he and Reyes are on an operation involving a serial killer known for his inexplicable escapes, and Reyes is murdered and he's shot; meanwhile Reyes is happily moving into her new apartment and Doggett had just brought her a housewarming present of Polish sausages... when she gets a call from Skinner saying that Doggett's been found shot in an alley.
posted by orange swan on Aug 31 at 8:58 PM - 6 comments

The X-Files: Dæmonicus  Rewatch   Season 9, Episode 3

Doggett, Reyes, and Scully investigate a double murder with Satanic ritual overtones and connections to the inhabitants of a mental institution.
posted by orange swan on Aug 30 at 7:13 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: Nothing Important Happened Today II (Part 2/2)  Rewatch   Season 9, Episode 2

Scully, Doggett, and Reyes are led to a ship where they find evidence of experimentation on human embryos.
posted by orange swan on Aug 29 at 7:50 PM - 3 comments

The X-Files: Nothing Important Happened Today (Part 1/2)  Rewatch   Season 9, Episode 1

Mulder vanishes, and Scully is on maternity leave with Baby William to care for, but Doggett asks for her help as he and Reyes investigate the death of an EPA official who drowned after his car was forced off a bridge by a woman he picked up in a bar.
posted by orange swan on Aug 28 at 7:28 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: Existence (Part 2/2)  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 21

Alien super soldiers pursue Scully and Reyes to their hiding place in northern Georgia as Scully prepares to give birth, while at FBI headquarters Mulder, Doggett, and Skinner try to figure out how high up in the FBI hierarchy the conspiracy goes.
posted by orange swan on Aug 27 at 7:27 PM - 6 comments

The X-Files: Essence (Part 1/2)  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 20

A seemingly unstoppable Billy Miles begins killing scientists performing genetic research on alien human hybrid babies, and then targets Scully.
posted by orange swan on Aug 26 at 7:34 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: Alone  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 19

With Scully on maternity leave, Doggett is assigned an enthusiastic but inexperienced new partner, Agent Leyla Harrison, and together they investigate the murder of an elderly man and the disappearance of his son, in which the only clues are traces of slime by the body and on the window sill at the murder scene.
posted by orange swan on Aug 25 at 7:33 PM - 5 comments

The X-Files: Vienen  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 18

When the body of a crew member from the Galpex-Orpheus Platform oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico is found horribly burned with charring consistent with exposure to high levels of radiation, Kersh sends Doggett to the oil rig to investigate, and Mulder goes too, on his own initiative.
posted by orange swan on Aug 24 at 7:50 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: Empedocles  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 17

Reyes enlists Mulder's help in a case involving a series of killings that may be connected to the murder of Doggett's son years ago, and Scully is hospitalized due to pregnancy complications.
posted by orange swan on Aug 23 at 7:51 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: Three Words  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 16

A man makes an attempt to burst into the White House, screaming about how he has to speak to the President about an alien invasion, and is shot, and Mulder, who has been denied reinstatement to the X-files, investigates in an effort to find out what the man had to say.
posted by orange swan on Aug 22 at 8:14 PM - 5 comments

The X-Files: DeadAlive (Part 2/2)  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 15

Three months after Mulder's funeral, Billy Myers' deceased and decaying body is found floating in the sea, and is miraculously resurrected, leading Skinner to decide to exhume Mulder's grave.
posted by orange swan on Aug 21 at 8:58 PM - 3 comments

The X-Files: This Is Not Happening (Part 1/2)  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 14

When Theresa Hoese, who was abducted around the same time as Mulder, is found alive though in grave condition in Montana, Scully, Skinner, and Doggett go the scene in the hope that it may lead them to Mulder, and Doggett calls in a specialist in ritualistic crime, Agent Monica Reyes.
posted by orange swan on Aug 20 at 7:18 PM - 3 comments

The X-Files: Per Manum  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 13

A man comes to Scully and Doggett claiming that his pregnant wife gave birth to an alien baby, and that her doctors stole the infant and murdered his wife. Far-fetched as his story is, it has uncomfortable parallels with Scully's own history.
posted by orange swan on Aug 19 at 7:55 PM - 6 comments

The X-Files: Medusa  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 12

When an undercover transit cop is found on a subway car with more than a third of his body tissue eaten away, Doggett leads a team of professionals into the tunnel while Scully analyzes whatever evidence they gather in an concerted effort to find out who, or what, killed him.
posted by orange swan on Aug 18 at 7:20 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: The Gift  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 11

Following up on one of Mulder's old cases in the hope of discovering some clue to his current whereabouts, Doggett finds that Mulder falsified case reports and visited the town of Squamash, Pennsylvania, where he shot three rounds at someone or something, and that the townspeople there are determined to prevent him from finding out what.
posted by orange swan on Aug 17 at 7:21 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: Badlaa  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 10

Scully and Doggett are called to New York to investigate after a businessman is found dead in his hotel room twenty minutes after checking in upon his return from India, and the only clue is a pair of tiny handprints near the body.
posted by orange swan on Aug 16 at 7:30 PM - 5 comments

The X-Files: Salvage  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 9

Scully and Doggett investigate the case of a salvage yard worker who died of a lengthy, debilitating, and undiagnosed illness, and reappeared as an apparently indestructible and unstoppable version of his former self, and with scores to settle.
posted by orange swan on Aug 15 at 7:47 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: Surekill  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 8

Scully and Doggett investigate the murder of a realtor who had burst into a police station late at night, yelling that someone was going to kill him, and who, after the police locked him in a cell, screamed that he still wasn't safe, and was shot in the head seconds later by a bullet coming from the roof of the police station.
posted by orange swan on Aug 14 at 8:15 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: Via Negativa  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 7

While Scully takes time off to deal with a medical issue relating to her pregnancy, Doggett and Skinner investigate a religious cult leader who kills his followers in their sleep.
posted by orange swan on Aug 13 at 8:40 PM - 3 comments

The X-Files: Redrum  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 6

A happily married and successful lawyer, who is a friend of John Doggett's, wakes up on a Friday morning in jail for the murder of his wife, an incident he has no memory of. He is shot to death by his father-in-law during his transfer to another prison, only to wake up back in his jail cell on Thursday morning.
posted by orange swan on Aug 12 at 7:12 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: Invocation  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 5

Scully and Doggett investigate after a missing seven-year-old boy reappears... ten years after his disappearance at age seven.
posted by orange swan on Aug 11 at 8:08 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: Roadrunners  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 4

When Utah police find a murder victim with inexplicable medical issues and contact the FBI for help, Scully decides to handle the assignment on her own, but when she stops in a tiny, backward town a few miles away from her destination in order to get gas, the townspeople don't want her to leave.
posted by orange swan on Aug 10 at 7:49 PM - 6 comments

The X-Files: Patience  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 3

Scully and Doggett go to Idaho to investigate the gruesome murder of an elderly couple by an unidentified creature that has four toes and leaves footprints twenty feet apart.
posted by orange swan on Aug 9 at 5:48 PM - 6 comments

The X-Files: Without (Part 2/2)  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 2

While searching for Gibson Praise, Scully, Skinner, and Doggett encounter the Alien Bounty Hunter.
posted by orange swan on Aug 8 at 8:55 PM - 8 comments

The X-Files: Within (Part 1/2)  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 1

Newly promoted Deputy Director Alvin Kersh organizes a taskforce to hunt for the missing Mulder, and assigns Special Agent John Doggett to lead it, but Scully, who is haunted by visions of what might be happening to Mulder, searches for him with Skinner's help.
posted by orange swan on Aug 7 at 7:28 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: Requiem  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 22

Mulder and Scully investigate an abduction in Bellefleur, Oregon, the site of the first investigation of their partnership.
posted by orange swan on Aug 6 at 7:39 PM - 4 comments

The X-Files: Je Souhaite  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 21

When a man whose mouth has disappeared from his face comes to Mulder and Scully looking for justice, they investigate and find that his case involves a disaffected and sardonic genie who grants too-literal wishes.
posted by orange swan on Aug 5 at 7:36 PM - 7 comments

The X-Files: Fight Club  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 20

Mulder and Scully investigate a pair of women who look identical and cause mayhem to break out whenever they're near each other.
posted by orange swan on Aug 4 at 8:36 PM - 5 comments

The X-Files: Hollywood A.D.  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 19

Mulder and Scully are assigned to investigate a bombing in the crypt of Christ Church Cathedral in Washington, and Skinner informs them that a old college friend of his, who is now a Hollywood writer/producer, will be tagging along with them in order to research a movie he's writing about the X-Files.
posted by orange swan on Aug 3 at 8:23 PM - 15 comments

The X-Files: Brand X  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 18

Skinner calls in Mulder and Scully after a research scientist and former employee of Morley Tobacco who intended to testify against the company is found dead in his bathroom with his mouth, trachea, and lungs eaten away, the night before his court appearance, though the house had been under close guard by Skinner and a team of FBI agents, and there were no signs of forced entry or a struggle.
posted by orange swan on Aug 2 at 8:55 PM - 4 comments

The X-Files: all things  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 17

While Mulder takes a trip to England to investigate crop circles, Scully remains behind, and a series of coincidences lead her to a meeting with a former medical school professor and lover, a near car accident, a woman who researches crop circles for a living, a Buddhist temple, and Mulder himself.
posted by orange swan on Aug 1 at 7:28 PM - 9 comments

The X-Files: Chimera  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 16

Skinner sends Mulder to Bethany, Vermont, after the daughter of a federal judge disappears from her home and the only clues are a broken mirror and four deep claw marks on a mantelpiece. Meanwhile Scully toughs it out on an uncomfortable stakeout and tries to figure out the connection between six missing prostitutes and a mystery blond woman who is seen entering clubs, but never leaving them.
posted by orange swan on Jul 31 at 8:42 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: En Ami  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 15

After a young boy who had cancer, and was denied medical treatment by his religious parents, is miraculously cured by what he says was a visitation of angels, the Cigarette Smoking Man tells Scully he is the one who cured the boy, and promises her that he will give her the cure for all human illness if she will take a road trip with him.
posted by orange swan on Jul 30 at 7:25 PM - 3 comments

The X-Files: Theef  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 14

Mulder and Scully investigate after a successful, award-winning doctor's father-in-law is found hanged and with his throat slit, and the only two clues are a figure made of graveyard soil in his bed, and the word "THEEF" written on the walls in his blood.
posted by orange swan on Jul 29 at 7:30 PM - 7 comments

The X-Files: First Person Shooter  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 13

When a player of an about-to-be released virtual reality video game the Lone Gunmen have been involved in developing winds up dead, Langly, Frohike, and Byers ask Mulder and Scully to investigate.
posted by orange swan on Jul 28 at 8:33 PM - 6 comments

The X-Files: X-Cops  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 12

An officer of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, accompanied by a crew from the reality series COPS, responds to a call about a monster attack, and encounters Mulder and Scully, who are investigating multiple reports of monsters in the area.
posted by orange swan on Jul 27 at 8:16 PM - 6 comments

The X-Files: Closure (Part 2/2)  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 11

After the remains of a number of children are found at Ed Truelove's Christmas ranch and he confesses to twenty-four murders, but denies any involvement in the disappearance of Amber Lynn LaPierre, a self-professed psychic approaches Mulder and Scully, claiming that he can help them find Amber Lynn.
posted by orange swan on Jul 26 at 7:12 PM - 5 comments

The X-Files: Sein Und Zeit (Part 1/2)  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 10

Mulder asks to be assigned to a case involving a little girl's disappearance from her bedroom, and in which the only clue is a note ending in the words, "No one shoots at Santa Claus", which was written by the child's mother in a trance-like state at the moment of the abduction.
posted by orange swan on Jul 25 at 7:17 PM - 3 comments

The X-Files: Signs & Wonders  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 9

Mulder and Scully go to Blessing, Tennessee, to investigate after a young man is found sitting in his otherwise empty locked car, dead of 116 snakebites from 50 different snakes.
posted by orange swan on Jul 24 at 6:55 PM - 4 comments

The X-Files: The Amazing Maleeni  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 8

Mulder and Scully investigate after a small-time stage magician performing in a Santa Monica carnival does a trick in which his head rotates 360 degrees, and is found dead shortly after the end of the show, with his head severed from his body.
posted by orange swan on Jul 23 at 8:07 PM - 5 comments

The X-Files: Orison  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 7

In a sequel to "Irresistible", Donnie Pfaster escapes from prison with just one thing on his mind: the woman who escaped him five years before.
posted by orange swan on Jul 22 at 8:27 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: The Goldberg Variation  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 6

Mulder and Scully go to Chicago to find a man who won $100,000 in a card game with mobsters, was subsequently thrown off the 29th floor of a building by the mobsters who believed he must have cheated, and then walked away unhurt.
posted by orange swan on Jul 21 at 7:06 PM - 6 comments

The X-Files: Rush  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 5

Mulder and Scully go to Virginia to investigate after a high school boy is accused of killing a deputy sheriff with a flashlight in a blow so ferocious it forced the deputy's glasses through the back of his head, and claims that it happened in the space of ten seconds without his ever seeing anyone near the deputy.
posted by orange swan on Jul 20 at 7:30 PM - 4 comments

The X-Files: Millennium   Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 4

When a retired FBI agent commits suicide and then disappears from his grave a week after burial, leaving his fingerprints behind on the lid of his coffin, Mulder and Scully seek out ex-Millennium Group member Frank Black for assistance in finding the man responsible.
posted by orange swan on Jul 19 at 7:53 PM - 5 comments

The X-Files: Hungry  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 3

After a Lucky Boy patron is found minus his brain, Mulder begins to suspect a Lucky Boy employee is struggling to hide and suppress an unusual eating disorder.
posted by orange swan on Jul 18 at 8:03 PM - 4 comments

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