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How the Ghosts Stole Christmas 

On Christmas Eve, Mulder and Scully find themselves trapped in a haunted house with two ghosts who are determined to prove just how lonely the holiday can be.

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On Christmas Eve, Mulder and Scully stakeout a house that is supposedly haunted by the ghosts of two lovers who killed each other in a lovers' pact 81 years before. Inside, the agents find two apparitions who are more than willing to give insight into the relationship and personalities of Mulder and Scully. Written by Muldernscully

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13 December 1998 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Maurice ('Ed Asner') tells Scully that he knows people in the ACLU. Asner has been involved with the ACLU in his real life as an activist in controversial issues. See more »

Goofs

Just as Mulder begins prying open the floor, the lightning causes a person's shadow to appear behind him and Scully that does not correspond with either of their positions or movements. See more »

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Lydia: [Mulder moves Lydia aside] Masher.
Mulder: Frump.
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Referenced in The 100 Greatest Christmas Moments (2004) See more »

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Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Lyrics by Ralph Blane
Music by Hugh Martin
Performed by Bing Crosby
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A Great Holiday Treat!
25 December 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My wife and I dated while watching the Xfiles every Sunday evening during it's original airings. We LOVED it. This Christmas themed episode is one of our favorites especially the Mulder "left cheek sneak" line! We also just found out that it's original air date 12/13/98 was just the DAY AFTER we got married! We watch this episode most every Christmas! Just the right balance of light-hearted comedy, paranormal and plenty of Mulder- isms and Scully-isms. Love it!

I do like the actual screen writing in this episode. The ghosts bring out a great character summary of each of the main players (M&S). I also think this story fits nicely into the over-arching storyline that develops M&S relationship over the years.

Would really like to know what those gifts they got each other at the end are?


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