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.
Humanity clings to life on January--a colonized planet divided between permanently frozen darkness on one side, and blazing endless sunshine on the other. Two cities, built long ago in the meager temperate zone, serve as the last bastions of civilization--but life inside them is just as dangerous as the uninhabitable wastelands outside. Sophie, a young student from the wrong side of Xiosphant city, is exiled into the dark after being part of a failed revolution. But she survives--with the help of a mysterious savior from beneath the ice.
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.
The X-Files: The Sixth Extinction (Part 2/3) Rewatch Season 7, Ep 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.
The X-Files: Biogenesis (Part 1/3) Rewatch Season 6, Ep 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.
The X-Files: Three of a Kind Rewatch Season 6, Ep 20
In a sequel to "Unusual Suspects", the Lone Gunmen once again encounter Susanne Modeski while infiltrating a defense contractors' conference in Las Vegas.
The X-Files: One Son (Part 2/2) Rewatch Season 6, Ep 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.
The X-Files: Two Fathers (Part 1/2) Rewatch Season 6, Ep 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.
Meet Roger. Skilled with words, languages come easily to him. He instinctively understands how the world works through the power of story. Meet Dodger, his twin. Numbers are her world, her obsession, her everything. All she understands, she does so through the power of math. Roger and Dodger aren’t exactly human, though they don’t realise it. They aren’t exactly gods, either. Not entirely. Not yet. Godhood is attainable. Pray it isn’t attained.
The X-Files: S.R. 819 Rewatch Season 6, Ep 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.
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.
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.
The X-Files: The Beginning Rewatch Season 6, Ep 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.
The X-Files: The End Rewatch Season 5, Ep 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.
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.
In the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind. [more inside]
The X-Files: The Red and the Black (Part 2/2) Rewatch Season 5, Ep 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.
The X-Files: Patient X (Part 1/2) Rewatch Season 5, Ep 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.
The X-Files: Emily (Part 2/2) Rewatch Season 5, Ep 7
Scully tries to move forward with the adoption of Emily Sim, while Mulder investigates Emily's medical history.
I just went through the book posts for the last three months. There's lots of books I'm considering reading, and one book I read a while ago but don't remember well enough to do deep insightful commentary. In order to get more synchronicity on this, does anyone want to start a book club? Or even a couple in different genres? I would love a romance, science fiction, fantasy and/or nonfiction book club.
The X-Files: Christmas Carol (Part 1/2) Rewatch Season 5, Ep 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.
The X-Files: Redux II (Part 3/3) Rewatch Season 5, Ep 2
Scully is hospitalized as her condition worsens. Mulder attempts to identify the conspiracy's mole within the FBI. The Cigarette Smoking Man offers to solve all of Mulder's problems if he will leave the FBI and work for him in return.
The X-Files: Redux (Part 2/3) Rewatch Season 5, Ep 1
Scully helps Mulder to fake his own death in an effort to discover which members of the FBI they can trust, while the agents individually search for an answer to Scully's cancer.
The X-Files: Gethsemane (Part 1/3) Rewatch Season 4, Ep 24
An expedition in Northwestern Canada finds an alien body frozen in the ice, but while Mulder travels to the Yukon to see it for himself, Scully meets a man who claims that all the evidence of alien life Mulder has ever encountered has been faked as part of a conspiracy.
The X-Files: Demons Rewatch Season 4, Ep 23
Mulder wakes up in a Providence motel room alone, in a shirt stained with blood that is not his, and with two rounds gone from his gun, at 4:50 a.m. on a Sunday morning, and he cannot remember anything from the last 48 hours.
The X-Files: Zero Sum Rewatch Season 4, Ep 21
After a postal worker is fatally swarmed by bees in the bathroom at work, Skinner destroys the evidence at the Cigarette Smoking Man's behest in a deal to save Scully's life... only to find himself framed for murder.
The X-Files: Max (Part 2/2) Rewatch Season 4, Ep 18
Mulder and Scully continue their investigation of Flight 549 and discover that it may have been sacrificed by the military in order to obtain alien technology.
The X-Files: Tempus Fugit (Part 1/2) Rewatch Season 4, Ep 17
Scully's birthday celebration is interrupted by Max Fenig's sister, who approaches Mulder and Scully to tell them that Max was on a plane that crashed. No one seems to understand why the plane crashed, or why the passengers' watches have stopped at a time ten minutes past the time of the crash.
The X-Files: Momento Mori Rewatch Season 4, Ep 14
Scully is diagnosed with an inoperable tumour, and begins treatment for it, while Mulder and Skinner both go to desperate lengths in their separate attempts to save her.
The X-Files: Terma (Part 2/2) Rewatch Season 4, Ep 9
Mulder is held captive in a Russian gulag and used as a test subject for the black oil, while Scully is held in contempt of court for refusing to disclose what she knows about Mulder's whereabouts.
The X-Files: Tunguska (Part 1/2) Rewatch Season 4, Ep 8
While investigating the deaths of two men in connection with the recent arrival of a diplomatic pouch, Mulder and Krycek travel to Tunguska, Russia to investigate Russian experiments with the black oil, while Scully tries to ascertain the nature of the contents of the pouch.
The X-Files: Musings of a Cigarette-Smoking Man Rewatch Season 4, Ep 7
The Cigarette Smoking Man muses over the course of his life while listening to Mulder, Scully, and the Lone Gunmen speculate about his personal history.
The X-Files: Herrenvolk (Part 2/2) Rewatch Season 4, Ep 1
Pursued by the alien bounty hunter, Jeremiah Smith takes Mulder to see a secret ginseng and bee farm in Canada that is being worked by child clones, while Scully analyzes the data being tracked by the team of Jeremiah Smiths.
The X-Files: Talitha Cumi (Part 1/2) Rewatch Season 3, Ep 24
Mulder and Scully search for a man who miraculously healed both the shooter and his victims at a fast food restaurant hostage situation, then disappeared when being questioned by the police.
The X-Files: Apocrypha (Part 2/2) Rewatch Season 3, Ep 16
Mulder continues his investigation of the black oil. Scully pursues the man who murdered her sister.
The X-Files: Piper Maru (Part 1/2) Rewatch Season 3, Ep 15
Mulder and Scully investigate the case of a diver from a French salvage ship called the Piper Maru who discovered a World War II fighter plane and, upon the ship's return to San Diego, proved to be the only member of his crew not exposed to harmfully extreme levels of radiation.
The X-Files: Revelations Rewatch Season 3, Ep 11
After a series of religious frauds are murdered, Scully and Mulder become concerned about the safety of a 10-year-old boy who has been exhibiting signs of stigmata.
The X-Files: 731 (Part 2/2) Rewatch Season 3, Ep 10
Mulder explores a railway car used for secret experiments. Scully investigates the purpose and history of her alien implant.
The X-Files: Nisei (Part 1/2) Rewatch Season 3, Ep 9
Mulder's investigation of an alien autopsy video leads to a secret project with connections to unethical experiments done by Japanese scientists during World War II. Scully learns more about what happened during her alien abduction.
Devs: Episode 8 Season 1, Ep 8
Series finale: "The question is answered: is the Universe deterministic, a multi-verse, or something else?"
The X-Files: Paper Clip (Part 3/3) Rewatch Season 3, Ep 2
Mulder and Scully are reunited. Mulder learns about the government's part in the alien hybrid project, and about his father's part in his sister's abduction.
The X-Files: The Blessing Way (Part 2/3) Rewatch Season 3, Ep 1
Mulder is nursed back to health by Albert Hosteen's tribe. Scully uncovers evidence that someone in the FBI is working with the conspiracy, and suspects Skinner.
The X-Files: Anasazi (Part 1/3) Rewatch Season 2, Ep 25
Mulder receives a tape containing encoded information about alien visitations, which leads him and Scully to New Mexico.
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.
The X-Files: End Game (part 2/2) Rewatch Season 2, Ep 17
The alien bounty hunter abducts Scully. Mulder learns that the clones from the previous episode were human-alien hybrids, part of an attempt to establish an alien colony on Earth — and that his apparently returned sister Samantha is another such clone.
The X-Files: Colony Rewatch Season 2, Ep 16
In part one of two-part episode, after three identical men are killed and their obituaries are emailed to Mulder, a mysterious CIA agent informs him and Scully that the killer is an alien bounty hunter sent to destroy the start of a colony of clones. Meanwhile, Mulder is distracted when his sister, Samantha, suddenly returns.
Devs: Episode 6 Season 1, Ep 6
Lily and Jamie visit Forest looking for answers. Katie and Lily have an awkward chat. Lyndon wants back into Devs. [more inside]
The X-Files: Red Museum Rewatch Season 2, Ep 10
Mulder and Scully are called to Delta Glen, Wisconsin, to look into the case of a teenaged boy who left his home in response to a phone call from an unknown person, saying he'd be gone for five minutes, and was found the next morning, wandering the woods in only his underwear, wild-eyed and incoherent with fear, and with the words, "He is one," written in black marker on his back.
The X-Files: Firewalker Rewatch Season 2, Ep 9
A volcanologist shows Mulder and Scully a video transmission from a volcano in Mount Avalon, New Hampshire, in which a dead seismologist and a moving shadow appears, and asks them to investigate the matter.
The X-Files: One Breath Rewatch Season 2, Ep 8
Scully reappears at a D.C. hospital, comatose and in critical condition. Mulder tries to find out what happened to her and who is responsible for it.