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: 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 - 0 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 - 9 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 - 5 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 - 2 comments

The X-Files: The Sixth Extinction II: Amor Fati (Part 3/3)  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 2

Mulder is taken from the hospital by the Cigarette Smoking Man, who offers him a new life free from the pressures of his quest for the truth, while Scully continues to search for an explanation for Mulder's neurological condition.
posted by orange swan on Jul 17 at 2:01 PM - 4 comments

The X-Files: The Sixth Extinction (Part 2/3)  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 1

While Scully tries to piece together the meaning of the symbols engraved on the spaceship beached in West Africa, Skinner and Kritschgau endeavour to assuage Mulder's frenetic brain activity.
posted by orange swan on Jul 16 at 7:52 PM - 4 comments

The X-Files: Biogenesis (Part 1/3)  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 22

The discovery of fragments of an artifact in West Africa leads to several murders. As Mulder and Scully investigate, Scully's findings imply that aliens have engineered human evolution and history, and the artifacts have an unexpected effect on Mulder's mind.
posted by orange swan on Jul 15 at 8:29 PM - 3 comments

The X-Files: Three of a Kind  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 20

In a sequel to "Unusual Suspects", the Lone Gunmen once again encounter Susanne Modeski while infiltrating a defense contractors' conference in Las Vegas.
posted by orange swan on Jul 13 at 8:18 PM - 6 comments

The X-Files: The Unnatural   Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 19

Arthur Dales, the brother of a retired FBI agent with the same name, tells Mulder about an alien who played baseball for the Roswell Grays in 1947.
posted by orange swan on Jul 12 at 7:53 PM - 4 comments

The X-Files: Milagro  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 18

A writer who lives next door to Mulder, and who demonstrates an unsettling level of interest in Scully, becomes the prime suspect in a series of killings in which the heart is removed from the victims' bodies without surgical incision.
posted by orange swan on Jul 11 at 7:29 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: Trevor  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 17

Agents Mulder and Scully pursue a ruthless escaped convict in Mississippi who is capable of passing through solid matter at will, and who seems to be in search of something he believes to be his.
posted by orange swan on Jul 10 at 8:25 PM - 3 comments

The X-Files: Alpha  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 16

After a Wanshang Dhole, a species of dog long believed to have been extinct, kills two merchant seamen and escapes from its freight crate en route from China to the U.S., Mulder and Scully try to track it down with the help of an introverted canine expert, and the enigmatic cryptozoologist who claims he initially found and captured the dog.
posted by orange swan on Jul 9 at 8:14 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: Arcadia  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 15

Mulder and Scully go undercover as a married couple in a planned community in San Diego County, California, where people who don't follow the extensive and exacting homeowner regulations mysteriously disappear.
posted by orange swan on Jul 8 at 7:44 PM - 6 comments

The X-Files: Agua Mala  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 13

Arthur Dales asks Mulder to come to Florida during a rising hurricane after a neighbouring family disappears.
posted by orange swan on Jul 6 at 7:54 PM - 6 comments

The X-Files: One Son (Part 2/2)  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 12

Mulder learns the truth about the Syndicate's extraterrestrial collaborations, just as the time has arrived for the Syndicate to give up the hybrid Cassandra to the alien colonists.
posted by orange swan on Jul 5 at 7:41 PM - 5 comments

The X-Files: Two Fathers (Part 1/2)  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 11

Cassandra Spender is found at a railyard in Arlington, Virginia, the only survivor among a number of people who have been burned alive, and she asks to speak to Agent Fox Mulder.
posted by orange swan on Jul 4 at 8:29 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: Tithonus  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 10

When a young agent notices that a certain New York City crime scene photographer has an suspiciously uncanny knack of being first on the scene whenever someone dies, A.D. Kersh assigns Scully to the case.
posted by orange swan on Jul 3 at 7:46 PM - 4 comments

The X-Files: S.R. 819  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 9

Skinner becomes infected with a disease that confounds his doctors, keeps catching glimpses of a unkempt man lurking near him, and receives phone calls telling him that he will die.
posted by orange swan on Jul 2 at 7:49 PM - 4 comments

The X-Files: The Rain King  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 8

Mulder and Scully go to Kroner, Kansas, to investigate Daryl Mootz, the self-proclaimed "Rain King", who appears to be able to control the weather for his own gain.
posted by orange swan on Jul 1 at 8:13 PM - 4 comments

The X-Files: Terms of Endearment  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 7

After a pregnant woman in Hollins, Virginia has a nightmare in which a demon takes her baby from her, she wakes to find she is no longer pregnant, and is accused of infanticide. Her sheriff brother turns to Jeffrey Spender, who discards the case, but Mulder rescues it from the garbage and goes to Virginia to investigate.
posted by orange swan on Jun 30 at 8:38 PM - 2 comments

The X-Files: How the Ghosts Stole Christmas  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 6

On Christmas Eve, Mulder asks Scully to meet him outside an uninhabited house believed to be haunted by the spirits of two lovers, Lyda and Maurice, who died in a suicide pact in 1917.
posted by orange swan on Jun 29 at 7:38 PM - 5 comments

The X-Files: Dreamland II (Part 2/2)  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 5

Scully and Mulder try to figure out how to reverse the time warp that catapulted Mulder's mind into a body and a life not his own.
posted by orange swan on Jun 28 at 7:52 PM - 4 comments

The X-Files: Dreamland (Part 1/2)  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 4

Driving to Area 51 in the middle of the night to meet with an informant, Scully and Mulder are stopped on the highway by a caravan of soldiers and a man in a black suit. In the middle of this encounter, a mysterious craft passes overhead and then crashes, sending a wave of energy across all the bystanders, and changing some of them radically.
posted by orange swan on Jun 27 at 7:34 PM - 4 comments

The X-Files: The Beginning  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 1

Following the events in Fight the Future, the X-files are reopened, but Diana Fowley and Jeffrey Spender are the agents assigned to it. Undeterred by their orders to cease all involvement in the X-files, Mulder and Scully unofficially investigate a case in Arizona involving the death of two Roush Technologies employees from an uncommonly virulent virus.
posted by orange swan on Jun 24 at 8:09 PM - 3 comments

The X-Files: The End  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 20

After an ex-National Security Agency assassin kills one of the two players at a chess match between a Russian chess master and an American child prodigy named Gibson Praise, Jeffrey Spender is given the case, and though he explicitly asked that Mulder be excluded from his investigation, Skinner asks Mulder to join the team.
posted by orange swan on Jun 22 at 8:46 PM - 5 comments

The X-Files: Folie à Deux  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 19

Mulder goes to Oak Brook, Illinois to perform a threat assessment after a vinyl siding company employee sends an anonymous, audio-taped manifesto to a local radio station, on which he speaks of a monster at the company who "hides in the light", and who must be killed.
posted by orange swan on Jun 21 at 8:40 PM - 6 comments

The X-Files: The Pine Bluff Variant  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 18

Mulder goes undercover as a double agent in order to infiltrate a terrorist organization that has access to a horrifying biological weapon.
posted by orange swan on Jun 20 at 7:34 PM - 3 comments

The X-Files: All Souls  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 17

After a severely disabled sixteen-year-old girl, who had been adopted by a couple from Scully's church, is found dead in the street in the middle of the night, kneeling and genuflecting and with her eyes burned out, Father McCue asks Scully to look into the case.
posted by orange swan on Jun 19 at 8:02 PM - 3 comments

The X-Files: Mind's Eye  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 16

After a blind woman named Marty Glenn is found in the apartment of a murdered drug dealer in Delaware, the Wilmington police appeal to Mulder and Scully, whom they hope can explain how Marty could have murdered anyone with a single surgical cut to the right kidney.
posted by orange swan on Jun 18 at 7:57 PM - 4 comments

The X-Files: Travelers  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 15

In 1990, a dying man's final word — "Mulder" — leads Mulder to Arthur Dales, a retired FBI agent, who tells him about a case he worked with Mulder's father in 1952, during the height of McCarthyism.
posted by orange swan on Jun 17 at 7:55 PM - 4 comments

The X-Files: The Red and the Black (Part 2/2)  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 14

Many of the abductees who gathered on the Ruskin Dam bridge are found dead, Cassandra Spender is missing, and Scully is found in a state of shock in the nearby woods with some other survivors. Scully undergoes hypnosis to recover her memories of what happened on the bridge, while the Syndicate experiments with a possible vaccine and chooses sides between the alien and the alien rebel forces, and Jeffrey Spender receives a letter from Quebec.
posted by orange swan on Jun 16 at 8:05 PM - 4 comments

The X-Files: Patient X (Part 1/2)  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 13

Groups of former alien abductees feel strangely compelled to gather and are burned alive by faceless men when they do, and Mulder and Scully meet Cassandra Spender, multiple abductee, who says she is certain she is about to be summoned.
posted by orange swan on Jun 15 at 8:23 PM - 5 comments

The X-Files: Kill Switch  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 11

When the body of a renowned computer programmer who had disappeared in 1979 is found among a number of dead street level coke dealers after a shoot out in a seedy diner, Mulder and Scully take his laptop to the Lone Gunmen to find out what he had been working on.
posted by orange swan on Jun 13 at 8:10 PM - 3 comments

The X-Files: Chinga  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 10

While on vacation in Maine, Scully enters a grocery store where all the customers and staff had suddenly began clawing at their own faces when a young widow briefly visited the store with her young daughter and her daughter's doll.
posted by orange swan on Jun 12 at 7:26 PM - 5 comments

The X-Files: Schizogeny  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 9

Mulder and Scully investigate a case in Coats Grove, Michigan, involving the death of a man who was found sucked down into a pit of mud and tree roots after an argument with his stepson, and a 16-year-old boy who is suspected of a murder that it seems physically impossible for him to have committed.
posted by orange swan on Jun 11 at 7:32 PM - 2 comments

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

In a sequel to "Pusher", Robert Patrick Modell recuperates enough from his injuries to break out of the prison hospital, and Mulder tries to figure out what Modell's new game is.
posted by orange swan on Jun 10 at 8:51 PM - 3 comments

The X-Files: Emily (Part 2/2)  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 7

Scully tries to move forward with the adoption of Emily Sim, while Mulder investigates Emily's medical history.
posted by orange swan on Jun 9 at 7:37 PM - 6 comments

The X-Files: Christmas Carol (Part 1/2)  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 6

While visiting her brother and sister-in-law's home in San Diego for Christmas, Scully receives a mysterious phone call that leads her to a three-year-old girl with a remarkable resemblance to her dead sister Melissa.
posted by orange swan on Jun 8 at 8:52 PM - 7 comments

The X-Files: Detour  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 4

While on their way to a team-building seminar, Mulder and Scully are sidetracked by an investigation into the unexplained disappearance of several people in the woods of Northern Florida.
posted by orange swan on Jun 6 at 8:04 PM - 6 comments

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