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The X-Files 

The X Files (original title)
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Two F.B.I. Agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained, while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.

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Top Rated TV #89 | Won 5 Golden Globes. Another 91 wins & 212 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Gillian Anderson ...  Dana Scully / ... 217 episodes, 1993-2018
David Duchovny ...  Fox Mulder 193 episodes, 1993-2018
Mitch Pileggi ...  Walter Skinner / ... 91 episodes, 1994-2018
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Storyline

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 ZachMichalik

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English

Release Date:

10 September 1993 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Dolby SR (Original Broadcast & DVD)| Dolby

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Color

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1.66 : 1 (Approx)
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Trivia

This show is the big germination of Breaking Bad (2008). Vince Gilligan not only exploded here as a fantastic writer, becoming in one of the favorite series of both the audience and the critics, found here his most relevant collaborators, but also presented the basic characteristics of Walter White in characters like Robert Modell. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the series when we see a closeup of CGB Spender's/The Smoker's ashtray while he is extinguishing his cigarette, the filters of the "smoked" cigarettes already in the ashtrays are perfectly white, while they should be yellow/brown from the nicotine-smoke. This indicates that they are props, placed there before shooting and not cigarettes smoked by the characters. See more »

Quotes

Tad O'Malley: If I'm going to put my ass out there, I need to know if it's hanging by a thread.
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Crazy Credits

Beginning from season 03, the opening title sequence reduced its run time for the episodes dealing with Mulder and Scully's personal life. See more »

Alternate Versions

The 'previously on The X Files' segments are missing from the DVD Season boxset releases. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Roboshark (2015) See more »

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Growing Up watching The X Files
25 June 2007 | by xXdrowningkittenXxSee all my reviews

As a young child, my parents let me watch almost anything that they watched on TV. This included The X Files. I was always excited to see it come on TV. Later in my childhood, I decided to revisit The X Files. There my family was, watching all of the episodes... some my parents had seen and some they had not. I grew up laughing, loving, and many times questioning the truth with The X Files. (My friend and I had a little crush on Mulder when we were about 7 or 8. xD) I spent countless nights watching my favorite episodes... and I still do. Now we have so many inside jokes, along with family memories, all thanks to The X Files. These days it even provides an easy way for our family to spend time together without me getting tired of my parents. The X Files continues to excite me every day. I love this show and I am grateful for all of the childhood memories it provided and still provides each day. ♥


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