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Movie: The X Files: I Want to Believe

Six years after cutting ties with the FBI, Scully is a staff physician at a Catholic hospital and Mulder is clipping newspaper articles and throwing pencils into the ceiling of the remote farmhouse in which they live, when they are asked to lend their paranormal investigation expertise to an FBI task force after a former priest claims to be receiving psychic visions pertaining to a kidnapped agent.
posted by orange swan on Sep 16, 2020 - 6 comments

The X-Files: Sunshine Days  Rewatch   Season 9, Ep 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, 2020 - 4 comments

The X-Files: Release  Rewatch   Season 9, Ep 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, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: Scary Monsters  Rewatch   Season 9, Ep 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, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: Improbable  Rewatch   Season 9, Ep 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, 2020 - 6 comments

The X-Files: Underneath  Rewatch   Season 9, Ep 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, 2020 - 3 comments

The X-Files: Audrey Pauley  Rewatch   Season 9, Ep 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, 2020 - 4 comments

The X-Files: Hellbound  Rewatch   Season 9, Ep 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, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: John Doe  Rewatch   Season 9, Ep 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, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: The Lord of the Flies  Rewatch   Season 9, Ep 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, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: 4D  Rewatch   Season 9, Ep 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, 2020 - 6 comments

The X-Files: Dæmonicus  Rewatch   Season 9, Ep 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, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: Alone  Rewatch   Season 8, Ep 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, 2020 - 5 comments

The X-Files: Empedocles  Rewatch   Season 8, Ep 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, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: Medusa  Rewatch   Season 8, Ep 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, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: The Gift  Rewatch   Season 8, Ep 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, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: Badlaa  Rewatch   Season 8, Ep 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, 2020 - 5 comments

The X-Files: Salvage  Rewatch   Season 8, Ep 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, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: Surekill  Rewatch   Season 8, Ep 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, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: Via Negativa  Rewatch   Season 8, Ep 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, 2020 - 3 comments

The X-Files: Redrum  Rewatch   Season 8, Ep 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, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: Invocation  Rewatch   Season 8, Ep 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, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: Roadrunners  Rewatch   Season 8, Ep 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, 2020 - 6 comments

The X-Files: Patience  Rewatch   Season 8, Ep 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, 2020 - 6 comments

The X-Files: Je Souhaite  Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 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, 2020 - 7 comments

The X-Files: Fight Club  Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 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, 2020 - 5 comments

The X-Files: Hollywood A.D.  Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 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, 2020 - 15 comments

The X-Files: Brand X  Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 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, 2020 - 4 comments

The X-Files: all things  Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 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, 2020 - 9 comments

The X-Files: Chimera  Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 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, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: Theef  Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 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, 2020 - 7 comments

The X-Files: First Person Shooter  Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 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, 2020 - 6 comments

The X-Files: X-Cops  Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 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, 2020 - 6 comments

The X-Files: Signs & Wonders  Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 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, 2020 - 4 comments

The X-Files: The Amazing Maleeni  Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 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, 2020 - 5 comments

The X-Files: Orison  Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 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, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: The Goldberg Variation  Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 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, 2020 - 6 comments

The X-Files: Rush  Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 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, 2020 - 4 comments

The X-Files: Millennium   Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 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, 2020 - 5 comments

The X-Files: Hungry  Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 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, 2020 - 4 comments

The X-Files: The Unnatural   Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 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, 2020 - 5 comments

The X-Files: Milagro  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 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, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: Trevor  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 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, 2020 - 3 comments

The X-Files: Alpha  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 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, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: Arcadia  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 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, 2020 - 6 comments

The X-Files: Agua Mala  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 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, 2020 - 6 comments

The X-Files: Tithonus  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 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, 2020 - 4 comments

The X-Files: The Rain King  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 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, 2020 - 4 comments

The X-Files: Terms of Endearment  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 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, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: How the Ghosts Stole Christmas  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 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, 2020 - 5 comments

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