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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 - 5 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 - 9 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 - 5 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 - 2 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 - 4 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

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