The X-Files: Season 8, Episode 11

The Gift (4 Feb. 2001)
"The X Files" The Gift (original title)

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Skinner and Doggett investigate a case Mulder was working on before he disappeared involving a family and a monster straight from Native American lore.

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Skinner and Doggett investigate a case Mulder was working on before he disappeared involving a family and a monster straight from Native American lore.

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The last episode of the series in which Gillian Anderson does not appear. See more »

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[Skinner and Doggett are talking to the Lone Gunmen via a computer]
John Doggett: You wearin' pants, Langly?
[a pause. Langly doesn't seem to realize that he's only wearing boxers. It then dawns on him]
Ringo Langly: ...yes.
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Great One!
11 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Any season 8 critics should take note. This is one hell of an episode... Doggett & Skinner investigate a case Mulder was working on before he disappeared. When Doggett is forced to put his skepticism of Mulder's work & disappearance aside in order to solve the case, he starts to understand what Mulder (& the x files), are really all about... It's actually a rather moving episode. If any of you get a chance to catch it in reruns, I highly recommend it.

I find it some what sad that a lot of die hard fans never really gave seasons 8 & 9 a fair shot. You really missed out on some great episodes... "Lord of the Flies" & "Release" from season 9 are also really strong episodes.


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