Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder and Dana Scully work in an unassigned detail of the bureau called the X-Files investigating cases dealing with unexplained paranormal phenomena. Mulder, a true believer, and Scully, a skeptic, perceive their cases from stand points of science and the paranormal.Written by
Mitch Pileggi, who had a semi-regular role as Skinner, would later get a recurring role on Supernatural (2005) as Sam and Dean's grandfather, Samuel Winchester. "Supernatural" is often referred to as an "X-Files" clone. See more »
There would have been several layers of supervision between Mulder and Scully and Deputy Director Skinner, who would have been far too busy to personally supervise their section. See more »
You know, they say when you talk to God it's prayer, but when God talks to you, it's schizophrenia.
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The opening credits of the first 7 seasons include an extreme close-up of an eye blinking. In the 8th season credits, the eye belongs to 'Gillian Anderson (I)'. See more »
The 'previously on The X Files' segments are missing from the DVD Season boxset releases. See more »
I have watched this show religiously since the first episode began in September of 1993 and I have never been disappointed. The writing, the great cast (notably Gillian Anderson and Mitch Pileggi), the great plots and the great everything else have made me enjoy myself for the last 9 years. Even when David Duchovny decided to take his leave from the show, Chris Carter knew what to do in employing the talent of such stars as Robert Patrick & Annabeth Gish. This show has continued to amaze the world and I'm sure it will until it's final episode in May 2002. I would like to thank Chris Carter and the whole X-Files team for giving me 9 years of enjoyment on Sunday nights. It's been one heck of a show, and I'm sure that it will always be remembered. Farewell to a great series.
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