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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 - 3 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

The X-Files: Dreamland II (Part 2/2)  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 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, 2020 - 4 comments

The X-Files: Dreamland (Part 1/2)  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 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, 2020 - 4 comments

The X-Files: Folie à Deux  Rewatch   Season 5, Ep 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, 2020 - 6 comments

The X-Files: The Pine Bluff Variant  Rewatch   Season 5, Ep 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, 2020 - 3 comments

The X-Files: All Souls  Rewatch   Season 5, Ep 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, 2020 - 3 comments

The X-Files: Mind's Eye  Rewatch   Season 5, Ep 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, 2020 - 4 comments

The X-Files: Travelers  Rewatch   Season 5, Ep 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, 2020 - 4 comments

The X-Files: Kill Switch  Rewatch   Season 5, Ep 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, 2020 - 3 comments

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

The X-Files: Schizogeny  Rewatch   Season 5, Ep 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, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: Kitsunegari  Rewatch   Season 5, Ep 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, 2020 - 3 comments

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

The X-Files: Elegy  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 22

Mulder and Scully investigate after a Washington, D.C. bowling alley owner sees a badly injured, bleeding blond girl wedged inside one of his pinspotter carriages, and rushes out to the street to call for help, only to discover that the police are already on the scene because the girl's dead body is lying outside, beside a car.
posted by orange swan on May 31, 2020 - 3 comments

The X-Files: Synchrony  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 19

Mulder and Scully investigate the case of a man who is arrested after apparently pushing his colleague in front of a bus, but who claims he was actually trying to save him from that fate, which was predicted down to the exact time by a strange old man they met earlier.
posted by orange swan on May 28, 2020 - 4 comments

The X-Files: Unrequited  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 16

Mulder and Scully are called upon to help protect high ranking military officers who served in Vietnam after a lieutenant general is shot in his limousine by a gunman who disappears unseen, leaving only a king of hearts playing card of the kind soldiers in Vietnam used to mark their kills.
posted by orange swan on May 25, 2020 - 4 comments

The X-Files: Kaddish  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 15

A Hasidic Jewish man is beaten and murdered in Brooklyn, New York, by three teenaged boys, almost on the eve of his wedding, and Scully and Mulder are asked to investigate after one of the boys is found strangled, with the dead victim's fingerprints on his body.
posted by orange swan on May 24, 2020 - 3 comments

The X-Files: Leonard Betts  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 12

After a phenomenally gifted EMT is decapitated in a car crash, Mulder and Scully are called to Pittsburgh to investigate the mysterious disappearance of his headless body from the hospital morgue.
posted by orange swan on May 21, 2020 - 7 comments

The X-Files: El Mundo Gira  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 11

After a sudden flash of light, three booms, and a torrential yellow rain take place near a migrant camp, a young woman named Maria is found dead with her face eaten away. Mulder and Scully try to find an explanation for Maria's death as well as the man who was with her.
posted by orange swan on May 20, 2020 - 4 comments

The X-Files: Paper Hearts  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 10

After a recurring dream of Mulder's leads him to the secret grave of a little girl murdered by a serial killer whom he caught and who had confessed to 13 murders, and then to the hiding place of the murderer's trophy collection of 16 cloth hearts, Mulder and Scully try to find and identify the remaining two girls.
posted by orange swan on May 19, 2020 - 3 comments

The X-Files: The Field Where I Died  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 5

An FBI investigation of a doomsday cult has Scully and Mulder interviewing a 25-year-old cult member who says that in one of her past lives she was a nurse during the Civil War... and that Mulder was a Confederate soldier who died in her arms in the field adjoining the cult compound.
posted by orange swan on May 14, 2020 - 3 comments

The X-Files: Unruhe  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 4

Mulder and Scully investigate a Traverse City, Michigan abduction and murder in which the only clue is a passport photo that inexplicably developed as a psychic photo of the terrified victim surrounded by spectral images.
posted by orange swan on May 13, 2020 - 3 comments

The X-Files: Teliko  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 3

Mulder and Scully are asked to investigate a series of unexplained deaths of African-American men whose bodies are found drained of all pigmentation.
posted by orange swan on May 12, 2020 - 1 comment

The X-Files: Wetwired  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 23

Mulder and Scully go to Braddock Heights, Maryland, to investigate the case of a man who had murdered five people, one of them his own wife, believing them all to be a brutal dictator whose career he'd been following closely on the news.
posted by orange swan on May 8, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: Quagmire  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 22

Mulder, Scully, and Queequeg go to Heuvelman's Lake, Georgia, to investigate the disappearance of a U.S. Forestry Service employee.
posted by orange swan on May 7, 2020 - 5 comments

The X-Files: Avatar  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 21

Assistant Director Walter Skinner refuses to sign his divorce papers at his lawyer's office, saying it can wait one more day, goes for a drink at a hotel bar, meets an attractive woman, spends the night in a hotel room with her, has one of his recurring nightmares about an old woman... and then wakes the next morning to find the woman he spent the night with lying dead beside him.
posted by orange swan on May 6, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: Hell Money  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 19

Mulder and Scully investigate a series of deaths in San Francisco's Chinatown that turn out to be linked to a gambling ring where losers have to forfeit their own body parts for organ transplantation.
posted by orange swan on May 4, 2020 - 9 comments

The X-Files: Teso Dos Bichos  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 18

Mulder and Scully are asked to investigate a series of unexplained murders after archaeologists remove an ancient burial urn from a site in the Ecuadorian highlands.
posted by orange swan on May 3, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: Grotesque  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 14

Mulder and Scully become involved in the case of a serial killer who claims to have been possessed by a demonic entity.
posted by orange swan on Apr 29, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: Syzygy  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 13

Mulder and Scully go to Comity, New Hampshire, to investigate some strange murders of teenagers that are possibly due to a rare planetary alignment.
posted by orange swan on Apr 28, 2020 - 4 comments

The X-Files: War of the Coprophages  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 12

Mulder investigates a series of deaths in which the victims were all attacked by cockroaches, while Scully enjoys a quiet evening at home.
posted by orange swan on Apr 27, 2020 - 9 comments

The X-Files: Oubliette  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 8

When a young teenage girl is abducted from her bedroom at night, a fast food worker miles away collapses on the job, and the girl's blood is found on her clothes. When Mulder learns that the woman was kidnapped and held hostage for years as a child, he begins to believe that she may have a psychic connection to the missing girl.
posted by orange swan on Apr 23, 2020 - 3 comments

The X-Files: The Walk  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 7

Scully and Mulder are called to a VA hospital in Fort Evanston, Maryland, after a "phantom soldier" begins to target its officers, killing their families and destroying their lives.
posted by orange swan on Apr 22, 2020 - 3 comments

The X-Files: 2Shy  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 6

After a woman is found dead in her car in Cleveland with the body fat missing from her corpse, Mulder theorizes that her death is the work of a serial killer who preys on women via internet dating chat rooms.
posted by orange swan on Apr 21, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: The List  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 5

After a condemned man vows that he will return to avenge himself by killing five men, Mulder and Scully are called to a Bradford County, Florida prison to investigate when a prison guard is found dead in his former cell.
posted by orange swan on Apr 20, 2020 - 2 comments

The X-Files: D.P.O.  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 3

Mulder and Scully go to Connerville, Oklahoma, to investigate a statistically improbable spate of deaths by lightning strike.
posted by orange swan on Apr 18, 2020 - 3 comments

The X-Files: Our Town  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 24

Mulder and Scully investigate the strange disappearance of a man in Dudley, Arkansas, a town that prides itself on its meat processing.
posted by orange swan on Apr 14, 2020 - 4 comments

The X-Files: Soft Light  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 23

A series of mysterious disappearances leads Mulder and Scully to a man whose shadow vaporizes people.
posted by orange swan on Apr 13, 2020 - 5 comments

The X-Files: F. Emasculata  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 22

After several men in a prison die of a mysterious illness, Scully tries to discover the cause while Mulder attempts to find two escapees who could potentially spread the disease.
posted by orange swan on Apr 12, 2020 - 4 comments

The X-Files: The Calusari  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 21

Mulder and Scully investigate the death of a two-year-old boy, who somehow escaped his safety harness and was lured onto an amusement park train track by a helium balloon.
posted by orange swan on Apr 10, 2020 - 3 comments

The X-Files: Død Kalm  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 19

Mulder and Scully go in seach of a US Navy vessel that has disappeared in the Norwegian Sea and just 18 members of its crew are found in a lifeboat, aged beyond all recognition.
posted by orange swan on Apr 8, 2020 - 4 comments

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