[Editor’s note: Spoilers follow for “The X-Files
” Season 11, Episode 3, “Plus One
Previously, on “The X-Files
Mulder and Scully are FBI
agents who investigate weird crimes. Sometimes those are stand-alone adventures. Also, they’ve been partners, off and on, professionally and personally, for 25 years now, though their exact relationship status has often been a bit nebulous.
This Week’s Dossier
After we see a young man spot his own double while driving drunk, it’s clear something weird is going on in a small rural Virginian community — confirmed by the fact that this is just one in a series of many other instances, where mysterious deaths are connected to the victims having seen their doubles beforehand. So it’s a good thing that Mulder and Scully, paranormal investigators, are on the case!
The partners figure out relatively quickly that at the core of the mystery are two very eccentric twins who like to play telepathic hangman