Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Sep 10, 1993
Special Agent Dana Scully is partnered with Special Agent Fox Mulder to validate his work on a special project called The X-Files. While he is a believer in the paranormal, fueled by a lost memory where his sister was abducted by aliens; she is a scientist and prefers to look for rational, logical explanations. Their first case takes them to Oregon, to investigate the unsolved deaths of several high school classmates, which Mulder believes are linked to an alien abduction.
Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Sep 17, 1993
Mulder and Scully head to Ellens Air Force Base to investigate the mysterious case of a military test pilot who disappeared after experiencing strange psychotic behavior. While on the case, Mulder meets a mysterious man dubbed 'Deep Throat', who claims to have classified information about his investigations into the paranormal.
Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Sep 24, 1993
One of Scully's friends from the FBI academy, now working in the Violent Crimes Unit, asks her to assist him on a homicide investigation involving no clear point of entry. Mulder realizes that this is similar to a series of X-Files case that have occurred every thirty years, and joins in the investigation to stop the latest cycle.
Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Oct 1, 1993
As Section Chief Blevins expresses his concern with the direction of the X-Files department, Mulder becomes obsessed with solving a case that closely parallels an 'encounter' he experienced as a child... the abduction of his kid sister, Samantha.
Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Oct 8, 1993
Mulder's trip to Atlantic City doesn't take him to the glittering casinos or luxury hotels. Instead, he plays a dangerous game of hunter-and-hunted with the maneater that haunts the back alleys and woods surrounding the city. However, it's not long before even Scully, the eternal skeptic, is lured back by the mounting evidence Mulder manages to drag out of tourist-wary local law enforcement agencies.
Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Oct 22, 1993
When an unseen force commits several murders where a young woman is present, Mulder suspects that it is the spirit of the woman's former boss protecting her, while Scully believes the boss merely faked his own death.
Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: Oct 29, 1993
A new intelligence gropes its way to life in the depths of wires and circuit boards - only to find itself perched on the edge of immediate extinction. When it fights back, killing Mulder's former partner in the process, he and Scully must find a way past its considerable defences.
Episode: 1x08 | Airdate: Nov 5, 1993
When an Arctic research team mysteriously kills each other and themselves only days after drilling deeper into the ice than ever before, Mulder and Scully accompany a team of doctors and scientists to investigate. They discover an organism which infects living creatures and amplifies the host's feeling of anger and paranoia, and the new team starts to deteriorate as they wonder who among them are killers.
Episode: 1x09 | Airdate: Nov 12, 1993
Mulder and Scully are contacted by a communications specialist from NASA who shows them evidence of sabotage in the space programme. Mulder's youthful hero-worship is shaken by the apparent involvement of a high-ranking astronaut.
Episode: 1x10 | Airdate: Nov 19, 1993
When a tract of lonely woodland is cordoned off between laser fences, and rapidly changing explanations are rampant, Mulder's curiosity carries him beyond the bounds of official jurisdiction-and into the middle of a UFO cleanup. Scully's attempts to protect Mulder from himself are only marginally successful, and neither agent seems capable of protecting the one innocent on the scene, Max Fenig.
Episode: 1x11 | Airdate: Dec 10, 1993
When two fathers on opposite sides of the country are unexplainably murdered at the exact same time in the exact same way, Mulder and Scully are called in to investigate. When they discover that both of the fathers eight-year-old daughters are identical twins, they realize that something even stranger is going on.
Episode: 1x12 | Airdate: Dec 17, 1993
When an old Oxford girlfriend of Mulder's asks for his help in an international case concerning the unexplainable execution of several British dignitaries they encounter an assassin who can produce fire from his bare hands.
Episode: 1x13 | Airdate: Jan 7, 1994
Scully has a brush with the paranormal when her recently deceased father appears to her in a vision. Meanwhile, Mulder becomes a skeptic when a death row inmate he helped send to prison claims to be a psychic and offers to lead the agents to a serial killer.
Episode: 1x14 | Airdate: Jan 21, 1994
Mulder and Scully investigate a series of murders where the suspect seems to be both male and female. Their investigation leads them to the small town of Stevenston, Massachusetts, where a group called the Kindred have set up a village back in the woods.
Episode: 1x15 | Airdate: Feb 4, 1994
When FBI Agent Jack Willis is shot during a bank robbery, Agent Scully takes drastic steps to resuscitate him while the bank robber, Warren Dupre dies on the operating table. Afterward, Agent Willis begins to exhibit behavior strangely reminiscent of Dupre.
Episode: 1x16 | Airdate: Feb 11, 1994
Mulder becomes the target of someone from his past, John Barnett, a jewelry store robber with an itchy trigger finger that Mulder sent to prison when he first joined the Bureau. The only problem is that Barnett died four years ago.
Episode: 1x17 | Airdate: Feb 18, 1994
A dramatic increase in UFO sightings and a bizarre attack on a transport truck convince Mulder that he's on the trail of a live alien being covertly transported cross-country. For her part, Scully, equally wary of the involvement of the Lone Gunmen as she is of Deep Throat, suspects a rather more earthly explanation.
Episode: 1x18 | Airdate: Mar 18, 1994
A rash of deaths under the Miracle Ministry's traveling tent brings Scully and Mulder into the realm of miracles and shysters. When Samuel, reputed raiser of the dead and healer of the sick, indicates he has some knowledge of Mulder's long lost sister, Scully's convinced the young man is setting them up. Mulder isn't so sure.
Episode: 1x19 | Airdate: Apr 1, 1994
Mulder and Scully travel to an American Indian reservation to investigate the death of an Indian man who was mistaken for a wild animal and may have been the legendary Manitou, a man who can shapeshift into a beast.
Episode: 1x20 | Airdate: Apr 15, 1994
When a group of loggers in the Washington State National Forest disappear in the same way that another group disappeared 50 years ago, Mulder and Scully go along to investigate and find themselves trapped in a cabin surrounded by flesh eating insects that only attack at night.
Episode: 1x21 | Airdate: Apr 22, 1994
Eugene Tooms, the genetic mutant, is released from the sanitarium and Mulder becomes personally involved to ensure that he is caught in the act of getting the last human liver he needs to go into hibernation for another 30 years.
Episode: 1x22 | Airdate: Apr 29, 1994
After a detective and his former partner die in unexplained circumstances, the accidents are linked to a little girl who witnessed both deaths and Mulder believes that she may be the reincarnation of a policeman murdered by his colleagues.
Episode: 1x23 | Airdate: May 6, 1994
When a series of murders occur among a group of scientists working on advanced propulsion technology, Mulder and Scully are called in to investigate. All evidence seems to point to the janitor Roland, who is mentally handicapped.
Episode: 1x24 | Airdate: May 13, 1994
When Deep Throat points out a news story about a fugitive who apparently drowned, Mulder and Scully cannot see what makes the case special but they follow it up anyway. With Deep Throat's insistence, they discover evidence of secret government project code-named Purity Control, which uses human test subjects and infects them with extraterrestrial DNA. However, the evidence and everyone who has seen it is quickly being eliminated.
Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: Sep 16, 1994
With the X-Files closed, Scully has been assigned as an instructor at the FBI Academy while Mulder is doing menial surveillance work. After meeting with Senator Matheson, one of his supporters in regards to The X-Files, Mulder disobeys orders and heads to an abandoned SETI site in Puerto Rico which has unexplainably reactivated itself and could provide proof of contact with extra-terrestrial life.
Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Sep 23, 1994
AD Skinner sends Mulder to investigate a body which washed into the New Jersey sewer from the ocean. Mulder believes that the basic blue-collar assignment is punishment, but on Skinner's own admission what he discovers is a true X-File.
Episode: 2x03 | Airdate: Sep 30, 1994
When several violent deaths in a small farming community are connected by the destruction of digital devices, Mulder believes that people are being driven to kill by the use of subliminal messages in the digital readouts.
Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Oct 7, 1994
Mulder reluctantly accepts a new partner, Agent Alex Krycek, and requests a strange case because someone put an audio tape in his morning paper. When his request is granted they investigate the deaths of several Green Beret soldiers who participated in a sleep deprivation experiment during the Vietnam war. But before long it becomes clear that not one of these men have slept in over 20 years.
Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Oct 14, 1994
Mulder is called to a hostage situation involving Duane Barry, a former FBI Agent who claims to be an alien abductee and wants to get back to the abduction site with someone who will be taken instead of him. Unfortunately, the someone he eventually chooses is Scully.
Episode: 2x06 | Airdate: Oct 21, 1994
When Mulder finds out that Scully was kidnapped by Duane Barry, he risks the wrath of his superiors and the annoyance of Agent Krycek in order to do whatever it takes to find her. Meanwhile, Krycek is found to be reporting Mulder's activities to the CSM.
Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Nov 4, 1994
Truly alone for the first time since Scully found her way to the basement of the J. Edger Hoover Building, Mulder throws himself into his work, and into the bizarre world of vampire-fetishist in search of a trio of serial killers. But Mulder finds himself falling for the one woman that may be the prime suspect.
Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Nov 11, 1994
Scully mysteriously appears in a Washington hospital, alive but in a coma, and Mulder must fight to keep her alive in order to find out what happened to her and who did it to her. Meanwhile, Scully fights her own personal battle as she decides whether to stay or go on to the next world.
Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Nov 18, 1994
Mulder and Scully, reunited at last, head for an active volcano under a geological study and find a deadly life form that can survive in the searing heat of the crater and is killing the scientists to avoid being discovered.
Episode: 2x10 | Airdate: Dec 9, 1994
While investigating the connection between the abduction of several teenagers and a rural religious cult, Mulder & Scully discover a secret test being performed on the children using the "Purity Control" alien DNA from 'The Erlenmeyer Flask' which leads Mulder to the Crew-Cut Man, Deep Throat's murderer.
Episode: 2x11 | Airdate: Dec 16, 1994
Mulder and Scully investigate when the rape and battery of a nurse takes place in a Massachusetts convalescent home. The nurse claims that she was attacked by one of the residents but also claims they were invisible. Mulder and Scully soon discover that it may not be one of the residents after all...
Episode: 2x12 | Airdate: Jan 6, 1995
When a detective mysteriously uncovers the remains of an FBI agent who disappeared in the 1940s while investigating a murder case similar to a modern-day one she is investigating, Mulder and Scully believe that the original killer had passed his genetic trait of violence to his grandchild.
Episode: 2x13 | Airdate: Jan 13, 1995
A mortuary worker, who gets his thrills from collecting hair and fingernails from the dead, begins killing people to expand his collection and sets his seriously disturbed sights on Scully.
Episode: 2x14 | Airdate: Jan 27, 1995
The ritualistic murder of a teenager in a small town gets Mulder and Scully caught up in a secret occult practice within the local school's PTA and a substitute teacher with strange powers.
Episode: 2x15 | Airdate: Feb 3, 1995
While investigating several deaths and murders within a Haitian refugee camp, Mulder and Scully get caught in the middle of a secret war between the camp commander and a Voodoo priest.
Episode: 2x16 | Airdate: Feb 10, 1995
After the obituaries of three identical men are e-mailed to Mulder, the agents are contacted by a CIA agent who tells them about a Russian Spy Killer sent to eliminate evidence of Cold War era Russian clones who had infiltrated the American medical establishment.
Episode: 2x17 | Airdate: Feb 17, 1995
The alien bounty hunter kidnaps Scully and wants to trade her for Mulder's sister, who is revealed to be a clone herself. After the trade goes badly and Mulder discovers the truth about Samantha, he tracks the bounty hunter to his ship buried in the arctic ice and demands the whereabouts of his real sister.
Episode: 2x18 | Airdate: Feb 24, 1995
Invisible animals are rampaging through town, destroying property and trampling a federal employee. On arriving in town, the agents begin their search at a nearby zoo with the distinction of never being the site of live birth. Whether that's because as Mulder suspects, Aliens are 'harvesting'' the young or, as Scully insists, an animal rights group determination to close down the zoo, the only reliable witness appears to be a hand-signing gorilla named Sophie.
Episode: 2x19 | Airdate: Mar 10, 1995
When half the crew of a Navy ship abandon their boat in a life raft and are rescued 18 hours later looking about 60 years older than they should be, Mulder suggests that the ship is caught in a time field which is speeding up their aging.
Episode: 2x20 | Airdate: Mar 31, 1995
Mulder and Scully travel to Gibsonton, Florida, a town built and populated by circus and sideshow performers to investigate the death of Jerald Glazebrook, The Alligator Man. While searching for leads on the killer, the agents come across many bizarre characters including the local sheriff who was once known as Jim Jim, the Dog-Faced Boy.
Episode: 2x21 | Airdate: Apr 14, 1995
A balloon traveling into the face of the wind isn't much of a clue to launch an investigation into a toddler's death, but, on their arrival, a series of bizarre events convinces Scully they're dealing with a rare form of child abuse. For his part, Mulder thinks answers may be found with a pair of dead roosters and a group of elderly chanters called the Calusari.
Episode: 2x22 | Airdate: Apr 28, 1995
When a plaguelike illness kills 10 men inside a maximum security prison, Scully tries to get into the quarantine site and discover the cause and origin of the contagion, while Mulder and a group of US Marshals track two escapees who may be infected.
Episode: 2x23 | Airdate: May 5, 1995
When people start disappearing, and the case is shoved in her general direction, Detective Kelly Ryan, one of Scully's former students, turns to her old teacher for assistance. Mulder's theories, in fact his very presence, become more and more un-welcome as the body count continues to mount in his general vicinity. Mulder's growing disinclination to share his thoughts on the case in the face of Ryan's- and Scully's!-evident skepticism doesn't endear him to the woman, either.
Episode: 2x24 | Airdate: May 12, 1995
After several disappearances in a small town, Mulder and Scully investigate and find hundreds of human bones in the river and discover that the man behind the town's main source of wealth, a chicken processing plant, has found a way to prolong his life through cannibalism.
Episode: 2x25 | Airdate: May 19, 1995
Mulder obtains what could be the original and uncut MJ documents containing information about the government's knowledge of extraterrestrial life, which could lead him closer to the truth than ever before. But Mulder's enemies make sure he learns that there's a heavy price to pay for his much sought after truth.
Episode: 3x01 | Airdate: Sep 22, 1995
Scully finds her career with the FBI in jeopardy as Mulder is still missing and The Cigarette Smoking Man is pursuing the stolen files. The Navajo elders find Mulder's body in a cave and perform an ancient ceremony to call the spirit back to the empty vessel.
Episode: 3x02 | Airdate: Sep 29, 1995
Assistant Director Skinner and Scully are at a standoff when Mulder bursts in and discovers that Skinner has the digital tape. Reunited, Mulder and Scully travel to a secret vault inside a mine and find an elaborate filing system of medical records which reveals that Mulder's sister may not have been the first choice for abduction. Meanwhile, Skinner deals with the Cigarette Smoking Man for their safety.
Episode: 3x03 | Airdate: Oct 6, 1995
When a small town chalks up five lightning-related deaths, Mulder suspects something is amiss in rural America. Despite the apparent validity of the autopsy results Mulder asks her to review, Scully, for once finds herself in perfect agreement with her partner- especially when the suspect jump-starts his boss's heart-bare-handed.
Episode: 3x04 | Airdate: Oct 13, 1995
In the midst of a psychic sideshow while on a murder case, Mulder and Scully enlist the help of a man who may have a true psychic ability to foresee how people will die to help the agents catch a man killing fortune tellers.
Episode: 3x05 | Airdate: Oct 20, 1995
No-one takes much notice when a death row inmate vows on the electric chair to come back from the dead and kill 5 men who have wronged him during his time in prison; until a guard is mysteriously murdered in the former inmate's cell.
Episode: 3x06 | Airdate: Nov 3, 1995
A serial killer with unusual tastes is doing his stalking on the internet, luring women to him by capitalizing on their vulnerabilities, using his knack for playing into the most desperate desires. His 'long distance' approach makes apprehension difficult-and complicating Scully and Mulder's investigations further in his habit of digesting his dates, making it nearly impossible to identify his victims.
Episode: 3x07 | Airdate: Nov 10, 1995
After a suicide attempt and multiple murders at a military hospital, Mulder and Scully meet a quadruple amputee who has gained the power of Astral Projection and is taking out his personal frustrations on his commanding officers.
Episode: 3x08 | Airdate: Nov 17, 1995
Mulder seeks the help of a woman whom he believes has a special connection with a young girl who has recently been kidnapped by the same man who held her captive many years earlier.
Episode: 3x09 | Airdate: Nov 24, 1995
An investigation into a video of an alien autopsy puts Mulder and Scully in the middle of a conspiracy involving WWII Japanese scientists brought to America to continue their experiments which may shed light on Scully's abduction.
Episode: 3x10 | Airdate: Dec 1, 1995
Mulder is trapped inside a train car which contains a suspected alien-human hybrid and also a bomb, while Scully pursues the truth about her abduction and the mystery behind the implant in her neck.
Episode: 3x11 | Airdate: Dec 15, 1995
Mulder and Scully swap roles as they pursue a man killing priests who claim to have the wounds of Christ. The agents find and must protect a young boy who may be a real stigmatic. While Scully's faith draws her closer to the boy, Mulder is convinced of another explanation.
Episode: 3x12 | Airdate: Jan 5, 1996
Widespread panic is caused in a small community after numerous deaths are linked to killer cockroaches and a government agricultural agency is discovered to have set up a secret experiment involving insects.
Episode: 3x13 | Airdate: Jan 26, 1996
A rare planetary alignment causes strange behaviour in the residents of a small town but particularly in two teenage girls who were born at the exact same moment on that particular date.
Episode: 3x14 | Airdate: Feb 2, 1996
A serial killer is captured after a three year manhunt and he claims an evil spirit is responsible for the crimes. When the killings continue as he sits in jail, Mulder's battle with a former colleague gets more heated when he suggests that something more paranormal may be involved.
Episode: 3x15 | Airdate: Feb 9, 1996
A French salvage ship searching for a lost WWII fighter plane unknowingly surfaces an alien which appears in the form of black oil and has the ability to jump hosts. Mulder heads to Hong Kong to investigate the salvage broker who sold the information to the French and he encounters Krycek, who has been selling information from the MJ Documents. As Mulder prepares to take Krycek back to the US, the alien makes its way to Hong Kong and takes control of Krycek.
Episode: 3x16 | Airdate: Feb 16, 1996
Mulder pursues Krycek, not knowing about the alien that has taken over his body, to get back the DAT tape containing the MJ Documents. Meanwhile, the shooting of AD Skinner uncovers evidence that could lead Scully to her sister's murderer.
Episode: 3x17 | Airdate: Feb 23, 1996
Mulder and Scully are asked to help in a case involving Robert Patrick Modell, a murderer possessing a psychic ability to force his will onto people. Due to a brain tumor that is slowly killing him, he is searching for a "worthy adversary" and he forces Mulder into a battle of mind over matter.
Episode: 3x18 | Airdate: Mar 8, 1996
When a series of deaths occur immediately after an ancient artefact is brought to Boston from an excavation site in South America, Scully believes the deaths appear to be the result of political terrorism, but Mulder suspects something more improbable. He thinks that the deaths are linked to a shaman spirit released by the Ecuadorian Amaru urn.
Episode: 3x19 | Airdate: Mar 29, 1996
The deaths of several Chinese men found to be missing vital internal organs that were removed prior to death leads Mulder and Scully to a deadly Chinatown lottery where men wager their body parts for a chance to win a cash jackpot.
Episode: 3x20 | Airdate: Apr 12, 1996
An alien abduction of two teenagers with different versions of the same facts prompts a science-fiction novelist to write a book about the incident. However no one involved with the investigation can tell him the full story with any accuracy.
Episode: 3x21 | Airdate: Apr 26, 1996
During a one-night stand in the midst of his divorce, AD Skinner becomes a murder suspect, and Mulder and Scully return the many favors that he has done for them by analyzing evidence that someone doesn't want uncovered to prove his innocence.
Episode: 3x22 | Airdate: May 3, 1996
When a series of mysterious deaths and disappearances are reported near a lake in a small town, Agents Mulder and Scully are called in to investigate. With local folklore of a killer sea serpent running rampant amongst the locals, the agents must take their search for the truth to the water. But before long the agents find out that there may be more to the legend then they first thought.
Episode: 3x23 | Airdate: May 10, 1996
After a man kills three people and his wife because he mistook them for a ruthless Bosnian dictator, Mulder and Scully discover a test involving mind control using television signals that make people's worst fears become real in any form.
Episode: 3x24 | Airdate: May 17, 1996
Mulder and Scully search for a mysterious man with the power to heal, whose actions risk exposing the existence of aliens on Earth. Meanwhile a confrontation between Mrs. Mulder and the CSM leads Mulder to the discovery of the only weapon which can kill the aliens.
Episode: 4x01 | Airdate: Oct 4, 1996
Jeremiah Smith and Mulder are on the run from the alien bounty hunter and Smith takes Mulder to a small farm tended to by identical sets of children and all the girls are clones of his sister when she was still a child. Mulder prepares to take Jeremiah and one of the clones to see his mother in hospital but the bounty hunter catches up with them and kills Jeremiah. Meanwhile, the Syndicate suspects that they have a traitor in their midst and plan a trap which results in X being executed by the CSM.
Episode: 4x02 | Airdate: Oct 11, 1996
A baby is found buried alive in shallow ground and appears to have birth defects resulting from generations of inbreeding, leading Mulder and Scully to a reclusive family who have a history of inbred children.
Episode: 4x03 | Airdate: Oct 18, 1996
After several African-American men are killed and the color is drained from their skin, Mulder learns about the Teliko, an African folktale about a creature who must suck the pigmentation from a person's body in order to survive.
Episode: 4x04 | Airdate: Oct 27, 1996
Several kidnappings of young women linked by distorted photographs lead Mulder and Scully to a man who can imprint his darkest fantasies onto undeveloped film and is trying to save the women from the 'Howlers'.
Episode: 4x05 | Airdate: Nov 3, 1996
After an FBI raid on a doomsday cult called the "Temple of the Seven Stars." Mulder meets Melissa, a cultist who claims to have known him in a previous life during the American Civil War. Scully believes the woman is a delusional schizophrenic but Mulder allows himself to be drawn into her fantasies.
Episode: 4x06 | Airdate: Nov 10, 1996
When a series of bizarre murders take place in a hospital's plastic surgery unit, Mulder finds a link to the four witches Sabbaths. This leads Mulder and Scully to question if supernatural forces maybe responsible when they begin to suspect a nurse of practicing witchcraft and causing the deaths of the patients.
Episode: 4x07 | Airdate: Nov 17, 1996
Frohike pieces together and recites to Mulder and Scully what could be the possible life story of the Cigarette Smoking Man; from a young captain in the US Army recruited to assassinate President Kennedy, to becoming the mysterious man in the shadows at the height of a global conspiracy. What measures will the CSM take to ensure that he remains a mystery forever?
Episode: 4x08 | Airdate: Nov 24, 1996
A rock sample taken from Mars is intercepted at an airport and infects a security officer with the Black Cancer, while Mulder is given a tip about potentially dangerous paramilitary operations but is doubtful when the informant turns out to be Alex Krycek. Reluctantly, Mulder accepts Krycek's help and tracks the rock to Russia where he discovers an elaborate test being performed by Russian scientists.
Episode: 4x09 | Airdate: Dec 1, 1996
While imprisoned in Russia and infected with the Black Cancer, Mulder learns that Krycek is working with the men responsible and everything has been a setup from the start, while Scully and Skinner are called to a suspicious Senate hearing where the only question is the whereabouts of Agent Mulder.
Episode: 4x10 | Airdate: Dec 15, 1996
Mulder's dreams help him in finding the body of a little girl which re-opens one of his old cases in the Violent Crimes Unit and leads him to believe the killer he captured had more victims and may have taken his sister many years before.
Episode: 4x11 | Airdate: Jan 12, 1997
When a deadly yellow rain falls in a migrant workers camp and kills a young woman, Agents Mulder and Scully come to investigate what happened. After questioning the family the agents learn that they believe a mythical creature is responsible for the death and before long Mulder and Scully are on the trail of a mythical beast known as El Chupacabra. Mulder and Scully have to work out where the beast will go next before it can kill anyone else.
Episode: 4x12 | Airdate: Jan 26, 1997
After the body of a decapitated EMT disappears from the morgue and an identical man starts work at the same hospital, Mulder believes that the man has the ability to regrow parts of his body, including his head. The agents soon discover that Betts' body is riddled with cancer and he is able to live in that condition but needs to feed on cancerous tumors to keep up his strength.
Episode: 4x13 | Airdate: Feb 2, 1997
While Mulder is forced to take a vacation he leaves Scully with an assignment to keep her busy until he returns. She however, decides to start living and goes on a date with a man who believes that his tattoo talks to him and is telling him to stay away from other women.
Episode: 4x14 | Airdate: Feb 9, 1997
Scully's recent failing health is revealed to be inoperable brain cancer which is common among abductees. She meets with other abductees with the same condition and forms a special bond with a dying woman, while Mulder tries to save her from a doctor who may be connected with the abductions.
Episode: 4x15 | Airdate: Feb 16, 1997
Issac Luria, a Jewish man, is killed by a group of teenagers working for a racist shopowner, but one of them is soon strangled to death and the fingerprints on his neck are of Issac. Despite other factors, Mulder becomes convinced that the man has returned from the dead to exact revenge.
Episode: 4x16 | Airdate: Feb 23, 1997
When a US military general is unexplainably murdered in the back of his limousine, a paramilitary group is suspected and they believe it was a soldier whom they liberated from a Vietnam POW camp and is plotting to kill certain corrupt military figures.
Episode: 4x17 | Airdate: Mar 16, 1997
While celebrating Scully's 33rd birthday, a strange woman informs Mulder that NICAP member Max Fenig (see Fallen Angel) has recently died in a plane crash. After a visit to the crash site and finding Max's body with radiation burns on it, Mulder suggests that the plane was intercepted by a UFO and is rapidly being covered up by the military.
Episode: 4x18 | Airdate: Mar 23, 1997
Mulder is arrested for investigating the plane crash and interfering with a military operation, while Scully is caught in an attempted assassination of Corporal Frish which claims the life of Agent Pendrell. Scully bails Mulder out of prison and they go to Max Fenig's trailer to find out why he was on the plane. Mulder finds evidence of alien technology and boards a plane with it but the plane is intercepted mid-flight and it disappears. Mulder is again left with nothing.
Episode: 4x19 | Airdate: Apr 13, 1997
A case involving a strange old man warning two scientists of events in the immediate future which come to pass; and the use of their experimental flash-freezing compound that does not exist yet, has Mulder believing that one of the scientists has come from the future to stop his own scientific breakthrough from becoming reality.
Episode: 4x20 | Airdate: Apr 20, 1997
Five babies in the same town are all born with tails and the local OB-GYN is blamed for tampering with fertilised eggs. However, Mulder discovers the culprit to be a simple man with a genetic deformity who may have the ability to alter his appearance.
Episode: 4x21 | Airdate: Apr 27, 1997
Skinner destroys evidence to cover up a woman's death and poses as Agent Mulder to complete the task. Mulder finds out about Skinner's deception and confronts him and Skinner reveals that he is working for the Cigarette Smoking Man in order to obtain a possible cure for Scully's cancer.
Episode: 4x22 | Airdate: May 4, 1997
After a man sees a woman trapped inside a bowling alley pin setter, he goes for help and finds police standing next to the body of the same woman. Mulder and Scully join the investigation and follow up this lead which the police won't bother with and they are led to a retarded man who works at the bowling alley.
Episode: 4x23 | Airdate: May 11, 1997
Mulder undergoes an experimental form of hypnotherapy to recover his memories about his sister's abduction but the treatment has side effects including psychotic behaviour and Mulder wakes up one morning in a motel room with someone else's blood all over him.
Episode: 4x24 | Airdate: May 18, 1997
While investigating the discovery of a preserved alien body found in the mountains of Canada, Mulder is contacted by Michael Kritschgau who tells him about a government conspiracy not to keep alien activity a secret, but to make people believe in them without question and Mulder has been the prime target. With the idea that everything he believes is a lie, Mulder appears to take his own life.
Episode: 5x01 | Airdate: Nov 2, 1997
Scully helps Mulder fake his own death in order for him to go undetected through the Department of Defence and find out the answers to his new questions about the government hoax concerning the existence of extraterrestrial life. Meanwhile, at a joint FBI/DOD inquiry, Scully's attempt to drive out the Conspiracy's informant is halted as her cancer takes a bad turn.
Episode: 5x02 | Airdate: Nov 9, 1997
Cigarette Smoking Man helps Mulder to obtain Scully's cure and also lets him see his real sister who doesn't turn out to be as happy to see Mulder as he would've liked. In return for this, CSM asks that Mulder quit the FBI and work for him in the Syndicate where he could have power and respect which Mulder turns down, deciding to stay on the side of justice. While Scully's cure appears to have worked, CSM faces his own enemies and disappears, presumed dead.
Episode: 5x03 | Airdate: Nov 16, 1997
Set in 1989, the story of the founding of The Lone Gunmen is finally told as we see how a straight-laced federal employee, a sex mad AV expert and a nerdy computer hacker meet Susanne Modeski, a strange woman with evidence of a government conspiracy. When their plan to expose the conspiracy fails and Susanne is captured by a group of men-in-black, led by none other than X, they soon become a paranoid group of government watchdogs.
Episode: 5x04 | Airdate: Nov 23, 1997
Stopped by a roadblock on their way to an FBI convention in Florida, Mulder and Scully find themselves stranded in the woods with a deadly predator, who seems to be responsible for the disappearance of three men. While investigating the case Mulder and Scully find themselves in greater danger when they run low on bullets forcing them to fear their every move because it could be their last…
Episode: 5x05 | Airdate: Nov 30, 1997
Filmed in glorious black and white with a comic book feel to it, this is a modern retelling of Frankenstein as Mulder and Scully get caught up in a town where the residents live on Jerry Springer episodes and fear a two-faced monster who has been impregnating the women.
Episode: 5x06 | Airdate: Dec 7, 1997
On her Christmas vacation with her brother's family, Scully receives a mysterious phone call from a familiar voice who says 'She needs your help. Go to her'. The phone call leads Scully to a murder case where the victim's 3-year-old adopted daughter bears an uncanny likeness to her sister, Melissa, at that age. The emotional roller coaster that follows has Scully believing that her sister had a baby during a period when she traveled the country and she tries to adopt the child, knowing that caring for the little girl would change her life.
Episode: 5x07 | Airdate: Dec 14, 1997
DNA testing on Emily reveals that she is actually Scully's daughter and Mulder comes to assist her and to find out where and how the girl was born while Scully tries to help Emily with her own serious illness, a rare form of anemia.
Episode: 5x08 | Airdate: Jan 4, 1998
Pusher returns as Robert Patrick Modell escapes from the mental hospital and the FBI promptly organises a manhunt assuming that he will continue where he left off; but is he really trying to get revenge on Mulder or does he want to warn him of another evil?
Episode: 5x09 | Airdate: Jan 11, 1998
A therapist working with children from abusive families is found to be implanting them with the memories of her own abuse suffered at the hands of her late father, when one of her patients tries to kill his stepfather.
Episode: 5x10 | Airdate: Feb 8, 1998
Master of Horror Stephen King's first effort at an X-File sees Scully's well deserved vacation going terribly wrong and landing her in a small Maine town where one of the residents is believed to be a witch and her autistic daughter's doll has frighteningly evil powers.
AKA "Bunghoney" outside of U.S.
Episode: 5x11 | Airdate: Feb 15, 1998
A super-intelligent virus program is let loose on the Internet and begins to grow and expand by itself, eventually killing its creator when he tries to eradicate it.
Episode: 5x12 | Airdate: Feb 22, 1998
After Mulder chases down and kills a young man whom he believes to be a vampire, Scully realizes that his fangs are fake. The agents then return to DC, aware of the mistake they just made. Faced with a lawsuit from the family of the man, they recount each of their sides to the story leading up to the event.
Episode: 5x13 | Airdate: Mar 1, 1998
Mulder and Scully meet Cassandra Spender, a woman who claims to be a multiple abductee and wants to deliver a positive message about the aliens. Mulder who now is skeptical of extraterrestrial activity and believes that the government is behind the abduction phenomena is disturbed when Scully forms a special bond with the woman. A series of group attacks against abductees take place and the shadowy Syndicate believes that a rebel alien resistance is attempting to destroy all their work.
Episode: 5x14 | Airdate: Mar 8, 1998
After the gathering at the abduction site where everyone is killed by the rebel bounty hunters, Cassandra Spender disappears and Mulder is blamed by her son, Jeffrey, who is an up-and-coming FBI agent and opposed to Mulder's work. Meanwhile, the Syndicate are continuing their tests to create a vaccine for the Black Cancer and Marita Covarrubias becomes an unwilling test subject.
Episode: 5x15 | Airdate: Mar 29, 1998
In 1990 Agent Fox Mulder visits an aging FBI Agent Arthur Dales and listens to a story of the agents assigned to a would-be X-File in the Cold War era of the 1950's and how Mulder's father was connected to a series of strange deaths.
Episode: 5x16 | Airdate: Apr 19, 1998
Agents Mulder and Scully investigate a murder that seems to have been committed by a blind woman, but Mulder suspects that her involvement is not what it seems. The agents soon find out that the blind woman some how has the ability to look through the eyes of the killer and get to the crime seen first.
Episode: 5x17 | Airdate: Apr 26, 1998
Scully and her Catholic faith must confront the loss of her daughter Emily when she is asked to help a family whose adopted daughter was found dead in a position that looked like she was struck down by God himself.
Episode: 5x18 | Airdate: May 3, 1998
Scully fears that Mulder has gone to the other side when she sees him assisting a federal suspect escape custody. In truth he has infiltrated a terrorist group testing a deadly biological weapon that can eat through a person's flesh.
Episode: 5x19 | Airdate: May 10, 1998
Mulder is held hostage inside an office where a man claims his boss is a monster and has clouded all their minds while he turns them into zombies one by one, which is disbelieved until Mulder opens his mind and allows himself to see it too.
Episode: 5x20 | Airdate: May 17, 1998
Cigarette Smoking Man returns as Mulder investigates the attempted assassination of a young boy with psychic powers who may be the proof that he has looked for all his life. On his way he encounters many enemies especially in the finale' as his office and every X-File is torched by CSM.
Episode: 6x01 | Airdate: Nov 8, 1998
Mulder is less than thrilled when an Office of Professional Conduct board refuses to reassign him and Scully to The X-Files and even more so when he learns that Agent Spender and Agent Fowley have become their successors. When Gibson Praise reappears and comes to them for help, Mulder and Scully attempt to continue their quest undercover despite having fewer friends and less access and protection than ever before.
Episode: 6x02 | Airdate: Nov 15, 1998
Mulder is trapped in a car with a man who has developed a serious ear condition which can only be suppressed by driving west at high speeds. As Scully tries to find the cause and a cure for the problem, Mulder and the man get closer and closer to the ocean.
Episode: 6x03 | Airdate: Nov 22, 1998
Mulder goes to the Bermuda Triangle when he learns that the Queen Anne, a British luxury liner which disappeared during WWII, has re-appeared in the middle of the Sargasso Sea. Mulder's boat is wrecked and after floating in the water, he is hauled aboard the ship which has just been hijacked by the Nazis searching for the man who will build the atom bomb.
Mulder tries to convince the crew that they have traveled into the future but evidence further suggests that it is he, who is back in the past.
Episode: 6x04 | Airdate: Nov 29, 1998
While being detained near the famed "Dreamland" Area 51, a strange craft flies overhead and Mulder swaps bodies with an Area 51 'Man-in-Black'. While the other agent has fun in Mulder's body, Mulder himself finds it difficult to fit into someone else's life, especially a shadowy one. Mulder contacts Scully about the body-swap and tries to get her the Flight Data Recorder from the UFO test flight but his alter ego uses Mulder's FBI persona to have him arrested.
Episode: 6x05 | Airdate: Dec 6, 1998
Mulder is thrown in jail at the Area 51 compound but is released when it is discovered that the flight data recorder he stole was a fake. Scully comes to her senses and realises that the Mulder she sees isn't who he really is and heads back to Nevada to help the real Mulder. Meanwhile, the mechanism that caused the body swap is rapidly snapping back, undoing everything in it's wake and Mulder and his alter ego must race to put themselves back where they belong.
Episode: 6x06 | Airdate: Dec 13, 1998
Mulder talks Scully into investigating a haunted house on Christmas Eve where several couples have met their fate on that very night. While there they encounter endless tricks and traps set by a ghostly couple who originally made a lovers suicide pact in the house. The ghosts try to convince Mulder and Scully to kill each other.
Episode: 6x07 | Airdate: Jan 3, 1999
After a scan of a couple's unborn child is found to have strange growths protruding from the head and back, the foetus is taken from inside the mother by a demon creature while she is asleep. Mulder heads to investigate after Agent Spender dismisses the claims, and discovers that the father is actually a demon who wants to have a 'normal' child.
Episode: 6x08 | Airdate: Jan 10, 1999
Strange weather phenomena in a small town leads Mulder to believe that a weatherman whose deep emotions and unspoken love toward his workmate are becoming real in the form of snow and tornadoes.
Episode: 6x09 | Airdate: Jan 17, 1999
Mulder and Scully have 24 hours to save Assistant Director Skinner from being killed by a biologically engineered disease. The disease appears to be created by a shadowy government organisation but in order to save Skinner's life; they must determine who wants him dead, and why. With Skinner's condition worsening Mulder seeks assistance from Senator Matheson who he hopes can provide some answers and help him to find a cure.
Episode: 6x10 | Airdate: Jan 24, 1999
Assistant Director Kersh tries to tear Scully and Mulder apart when he partners Scully with a New York agent investigating Alfred Fellig, a freelance police photographer who conveniently shows up to document the scene of a death as soon as it happens. While the young hotshot agent is convinced that Fellig is murdering the people, Scully has other (paranormal) theories.
Episode: 6x11 | Airdate: Feb 7, 1999
While Cigarette Smoking Man recites to an unseen listener everything about the work of the Syndicate involving a global conspiracy in co-operation with an alien species, Cassandra Spender reappears and is pursued by the scientists who would rather kill her than keep her alive. Cassandra runs to Mulder's apartment and demands that he shoots her because she is the culmination of 50 years work - a living alien/human hybrid, and colonisation will begin if the aliens find out about her.
Episode: 6x12 | Airdate: Feb 14, 1999
CSM reveals all the government secrets from the past 50 years in order for his son, Jeffery Spender, to join him in his work. Mulder learns that the final stage of the conspiracy will soon begin with the hybridization of the Syndicate members and he must stop it from happening. Agent Spender deceives his father and arranges for Mulder and Scully to be reassigned to the X-Files, which doesn't sit too well with CSM.
Episode: 6x13 | Airdate: Feb 21, 1999
Arthur Dales summons Mulder and Scully to his holiday home in Florida where he is concerned over the disappearance of his neighbors. Despite the raging hurricane, Mulder and Scully head out to investigate and discover several strange deaths caused by an octopus-like sea creature that swam in through the overflowing sewer system.
Episode: 6x14 | Airdate: Feb 28, 1999
A woman is forced to relive the same day over and over as she tries to prevent Mulder and Scully from being killed by her boyfriend during a bank robbery attempt; and as the events restart again and again, Mulder's sense of deja-vu grows stronger.
Episode: 6x15 | Airdate: Mar 7, 1999
On their first official case back on the X-Files, Mulder and Scully go undercover as a married couple at a prestigious planned community where several residents have recently disappeared after failing to comply with the rules and regulations.
Episode: 6x16 | Airdate: Mar 28, 1999
A mysterious dog thought to be the last of a rare Asian breed is responsible for several murders which Mulder and Scully are investigating. Now the agents have to find a way to stop the dog before it kills again.
Episode: 6x17 | Airdate: Apr 11, 1999
After a tornado rips through a prison camp, one of the inmates disappears from solitary confinement and the prison warden is killed. As Mulder and Scully track him, he appears to have the power to pass through solid matter while changing its composition.
Episode: 6x18 | Airdate: Apr 18, 1999
A writer living next to Mulder becomes obsessed with Scully and confesses to her that he is using her for a character in his novel. Scully finds herself strangely drawn to him even though he is now the prime suspect in the murder case that she and Mulder are investigating.
Episode: 6x19 | Airdate: Apr 25, 1999
Mulder meets with Agent Arthur Dales' brother (also named Arthur!) and is told a tale of a talented negro baseball player from Roswell, New Mexico in the 1940's who may have been an alien that ran away from his colony because of his love for the game.
Episode: 6x20 | Airdate: May 2, 1999
While on a stakeout of a Government Defence Convention in Las Vegas, The Lone Gunmen are reunited with Susanne Modeski, the mysterious woman who disappeared at a Convention ten years earlier when they first met Agent Mulder.
Episode: 6x21 | Airdate: May 9, 1999
When the bodies of a couple who have been missing for less than a week are discovered to have been reduced to bone, Mulder suggests that recent paranormal phenomena in the area may have caused the accelerated decomposition.
Episode: 6x22 | Airdate: May 16, 1999
Two scientists confer about each of their metal objects that were found in Africa and they theorise that the objects are pieces of a puzzle which could be undeniable proof that human, plant and animal life did not originate on this planet. When one of the scientists is killed and the objects are stolen, the agents investigate and Mulder begins to experience severe neurological pain caused by the objects.
Episode: 7x01 | Airdate: Nov 7, 1999
While Scully travels to Africa to piece together the meaning of the symbols on the spaceship beached on the Ivory Coast, Mulder is imprisoned by his own frenetic brain activity. He manages to get a message to Skinner who finds Kritschgau and together they try to understand what is happening to Mulder before it is too late.
Episode: 7x02 | Airdate: Nov 14, 1999
Scully frantically searches for a way to help her ailing partner without having anyone to turn to for help, while a catatonic Mulder's dreams lead him away from his mission and the X-Files to a place which he believes is a better life.
Episode: 7x03 | Airdate: Nov 21, 1999
A fast-food restaurant is linked to the discovery of a submerged car with a body in the trunk, but no brain in the body. Mulder and Scully investigate further and find that a monster is trying to live a normal life but sometimes has to kill people because of the hunger.
Episode: 7x04 | Airdate: Nov 28, 1999
As the year 2000 draws closer, the agents are up against a man from the Millennium Group who believes that he can bring about the end of the world on the 31st of December if he resurrects 4 former members from the dead. To gain more insight into the group and its practices, Mulder and Scully enlist criminal profiler Frank Black to assist them in the investigation.
Episode: 7x05 | Airdate: Dec 5, 1999
A teenage killer eludes Mulder and Scully by moving too fast for the human eye. Slowly Mulder and Scully realise his ability and try to work out how he gained his power, but not before he goes after his own father, who happens to be the town sheriff. It appears that the killer likes to prey on the emotional vulnerabilities of impressionable kids but can Mulder and Scully put a stop to it before it's too late?
Episode: 7x06 | Airdate: Dec 12, 1999
Mulder and Scully are caught in a real-life Rube Goldberg device as they investigate a man cursed with extremely good luck since he survived a plane crash back in 1989. The man, Henry Weems, insists that he is never unlucky but he finds out that he cannot pass on his good luck to others without severe consequences to their part.
Episode: 7x07 | Airdate: Jan 9, 2000
A series of prison breaks bring Agents Mulder and Scully face to face with Scully's former kidnapper, Donnie Pfaster, as Scully is forced to question her faith and confront the clash of morality and religion. But Scully soon learns that Donnie is very keen on going after the one victim that managed to escape him, Dana Scully when Reverend Orison breaks him out of prison...
Episode: 7x08 | Airdate: Jan 16, 2000
When a small-time magician performs a trick where it appears that he turns his head all the way around but is then found in his van dead with his head neatly sawn off, Mulder and Scully suspect he was murdered and get caught up in an intricate scheme planned by two magicians trying to rob a bank.
Episode: 7x09 | Airdate: Jan 23, 2000
Mulder and Scully investigate a gruesome and unexplained snake-bite death, which points to a religious group in the Deep South. Before long the agents realise that the snakes are being used to kill the unrighteous.
Episode: 7x10 | Airdate: Feb 6, 2000
A young girl unexplainably disappears from her home and Mulder requests the case even though it is a full FBI matter, not just an X-File. When Mulder takes some outrageous leaps to convince the girl's parents that she will be found, Scully fears that Mulder is becoming too personally involved with the case because of his sister's abduction.
Episode: 7x11 | Airdate: Feb 13, 2000
After arresting the murderer of Amber-Lynn LaPierre and discovering a mass gravesite containing the bodies of dozens of missing children, a man comes to Mulder and claims to have had visions of other victims who aren't buried at the site. Despite Scully's objections, he takes Mulder on a journey which reveals what truly happened to his sister.
Episode: 7x12 | Airdate: Feb 20, 2000
A Los Angeles police officer who is being filmed for the show COPS is attacked by a strange monster and Mulder and Scully are investigating the case. Scully is wary of having their faces put on national television but Mulder welcomes the publicity.
Episode: 7x13 | Airdate: Feb 27, 2000
The Lone Gunmen call Mulder and Scully to a Virtual Reality development lab where they learn that one of the program testers was killed inside the computer generated game environment by the digital image of a woman. Needing to get his yah-yah's, Mulder enters the game to fight the woman but Scully must step in to save him.
Episode: 7x14 | Airdate: Mar 12, 2000
Mulder and Scully are called in to investigate a series of murders where the victims are all in some way related to a wealthy, well-educated doctor. As they search for clues the FBI agents discover the apparent motive is revenge. Years ago the doctor was involved in the euthanasia of a young girl on the verge of death. Once again, Mulder must race against time to find who is behind the killings before the doctor and (more importantly) Scully become the next victims.
Episode: 7x15 | Airdate: Mar 19, 2000
After the miraculous recovery of a young boy who had cancer, Mulder and Scully investigate what has happened but Scully is shocked when The Smoking Man tells her that he cured the boy and offers to show Scully the cure for cancer if she travels with him. But hides her trip from Mulder.
Episode: 7x16 | Airdate: Apr 2, 2000
As Mulder investigates a missing person case with a key feature being a menacing raven, he learns to enjoy the creature comforts of a well-tended home while Scully must tough it out on an uncomfortable stakeout.
Episode: 7x17 | Airdate: Apr 9, 2000
A series of coincidences puts Scully in contact with someone from her past, a married man who she once had an affair with during medical school, but is dying. This causes her to question her romantic and professional choices in her life. Meanwhile Mulder investigates crop circles.
Episode: 7x18 | Airdate: Apr 16, 2000
When an employee of Morley Tobacco Co. is apparently killed by tobacco beetles, Mulder suspects that the beetles have hatched inside his lungs and found their way there through inhalation of smoke from an experimental cigarette.
Episode: 7x19 | Airdate: Apr 30, 2000
Mulder and Scully watch a movie with themselves as characters and are thoroughly disgusted at how they and their case are portrayed on the big screen. They recount how 18 months earlier they were followed around by a Hollywood producer while investigating a case concerning 'The Lazarus Bowl' a mythical piece of pottery reputed to have inscribed on it the words that Jesus Christ spoke when he raised Lazarus from the dead.
Episode: 7x20 | Airdate: May 7, 2000
The Agents cross paths with a pair of doppelgangers whose close proximity with each other leaves a trail of destruction across 17 states. Mulder and Scully must first understand why this is happening before they can stop it. But the Agents soon realise that the only way to stop the destruction is by stopping the girls meeting up, but this becomes difficult when both fall in love with the same man.
Episode: 7x21 | Airdate: May 14, 2000
Mulder and Scully discover a jinniah (genie) in a rug who, after 500 years of granting wishes, has come to the conclusion that people are still as greedy and self-centered as they always have been and she begins to corrupt the wishes she grants if they are not 'specific' enough.
Episode: 7x22 | Airdate: May 21, 2000
Mulder and Scully return to the town of their first X-Files investigation where a UFO has crashed in the forest. CSM arranges for Krycek to be released from prison in order for him to make contact with the aliens and begin rebuilding the 'Project', while Scully's health appears to be taking a turn.
Episode: 8x01 | Airdate: Nov 5, 2000
Newly appointed Deputy Director Kersh organizes a manhunt for Mulder and assigns Agent John Doggett to head the team. Scully and Skinner go along with the investigation but are warned by Kersh that they will be fired if anything is said about aliens. Scully , along with the Lone Gunmen, surmise that the Bounty Hunter is trying to erase all evidence of abductions and they realize that he may be going after Gibson Praise, who is now living at a school in Arizona. Agent Doggett comes to the same conclusion and his team race Scully and Skinner to the school where they find Mulder trying to kidnap Gibson.
Episode: 8x02 | Airdate: Nov 12, 2000
As the search for Mulder intensifies in the Arizona desert, Gibson Praise leads Scully to believe that she is truly closer to her target. Meanwhile AD Kersh informs Agent Doggett that he has been assigned as Mulder's successor on the X-Files.
Episode: 8x03 | Airdate: Nov 19, 2000
While tackling his first X-File case about a series of gruesome murders surrounding a bat-like creature, Doggett quickly learns that his investigative techniques are somewhat dissimilar to Scully's.
Episode: 8x04 | Airdate: Nov 26, 2000
Scully evades Doggett's help in investigating a vicious murder in a remote area of Utah and she is trapped in the small town by a religious cult that believe a slug-like creature is the second coming of God who needs a human host to survive.
Episode: 8x05 | Airdate: Dec 3, 2000
Having been kidnapped for ten years, a little boy mysteriously reappears in the same place as he was kidnapped but somehow has not aged one bit while he was away. Doggett and Scully investigate the case further but find that something is definitely not right with the child.
Episode: 8x06 | Airdate: Dec 10, 2000
A prominent lawyer wakes to find himself in jail and about to be prosecuted for the murder of his wife. He has no memory of this event however, and when the days begin to regress backward towards the murder, he realizes that he has been given a second chance.
Episode: 8x07 | Airdate: Dec 17, 2000
Working without Scully's input, Doggett and Skinner try to avert the mysterious murder spree of a drug-induced, religious cult leader and it becomes clear that the man can enter the dreams of the people he knows and can kill them in their sleep.
Episode: 8x08 | Airdate: Jan 7, 2001
When a real estate agent is shot inside a prison cell by someone who apparently fired from the roof, Scully and Doggett track him to two exterminators, one of whom has x-ray vision.
Episode: 8x09 | Airdate: Jan 14, 2001
Doggett and Scully encounter a dead man who is still living - only somewhat changed. What they discover is a man made of metal, exacting vengeance on those he believes created him and caused this horrid process to happen to him.
Episode: 8x10 | Airdate: Jan 21, 2001
An Indian mystic whose son died in a chemical plant accident smuggles himself into the United States and takes his revenge on two families in suburban Washington D.C.
Episode: 8x11 | Airdate: Feb 4, 2001
Doggett comes upon an old case that Mulder kept secret from Scully, and decides to investigate it in more detail hoping to somehow find a link to Mulder's possible whereabouts. But while investigating Doggett stumbles onto something that he never knew about Mulder but all of this information comes at a high price when his life is put in danger.
Episode: 8x12 | Airdate: Feb 11, 2001
Scully and Doggett race to investigate a string of bizarre deaths in the tunnels of the Boston subway system linked to a mysterious killer. But the agents are put under pressure when they have to investigate the case on a short deadline because the subway is going to be reopened.
Episode: 8x13 | Airdate: Feb 18, 2001
When Scully and Doggett are contacted by a man who claims his wife was murdered shortly after giving birth to an alien baby, Scully digs deeper into reports of alien fertilization on humans and begins to question her own pregnancy and its conception.
Episode: 8x14 | Airdate: Feb 25, 2001
When Teresa Hoese, the woman Scully & Mulder met the previous spring in Oregon just before Mulder was abducted, is found in a desert, returned from testing done on her by aliens, Doggett alerts Scully that this could have something to do with Mulder and his whereabouts.
Episode: 8x15 | Airdate: Apr 1, 2001
Shortly after Mulder is buried, Billy Miles is found very dead but somehow comes back to life. Skinner and Scully put all their hopes into digging up Mulder and discovering that he too, is still alive. As Mulder lies in hospital without indication that he is going to fully recover, Krycek comes to Skinner and offers him a vaccine to the virus that has infected Mulder - but the cost of the vaccine is that Skinner has to kill Scully's unborn child.
Episode: 8x16 | Airdate: Apr 8, 2001
Mulder's request for reassignment to the X-Files is denied by Kersh, who hopes that Mulder will simply quit the FBI. When a census worker is killed on the White House lawn trying to get information to the President, Mulder gets in over his head trying to discover what the man knew.
Episode: 8x17 | Airdate: Apr 15, 2001
Agent Reyes enlists Mulder's help investigating a killer's connection to the unsolved murder of Doggett's son. They investigate but find no connection, Reyes continues to believe that a thread of evil is linking all the murders together.
Episode: 8x18 | Airdate: Apr 22, 2001
After Agent Mulder goes beyond his jurisdiction to shine light on a possible X-file, Doggett is assigned to investigate the mysterious disappearance of two men aboard an oil rig. Once he arrives, he finds Mulder has taken it upon himself to start his own investigation. Mulder soon becomes convinced that the rig is drilling the black oil. Doggett and Mulder must attempt to stop the spread of the alien virus while avoiding the infected crew.
Episode: 8x19 | Airdate: May 6, 2001
While Scully takes maternity leave, Doggett is partnered with a young agent who is fascinated with the X-Files and has followed Mulder and Scully's careers. She and Doggett investigate the death of an old man and the disappearance of his son but when they disappear as well, Mulder, despite having left the FBI, heads out to search for them.
Episode: 8x20 | Airdate: May 13, 2001
Mulder and Doggett join forces to investigate the arson attack on a genetics lab where one of the doctors suspected of experimenting with alien impregnation is killed. They encounter Billy Miles, who has been changed into an alien replicant after his recent abduction and is attempting to erase evidence of the tests; part of the Syndicate's conspiracy with an alien race. When a woman helping Scully out at home is found to be a part of the conspiracy, the agents, along with Monica Reyes and Alex Krycek, know they must protect Scully and her baby from Billy Miles and get her out of the city.
Episode: 8x21 | Airdate: May 20, 2001
With otherworldly factions in pursuit, Mulder and the agents race to safeguard the birth of Scully's child. Scully and Reyes take refuge in an abandoned town where Doggett grew up. Meanwhile Doggett and Skinner have the final showdown with Alex Krycek and continue to fight off the replicants but how successful will they be?
Episode: 9x01 | Airdate: Nov 11, 2001
Agent Doggett investigates the death of an EPA official after his car is forced off a bridge by a woman he picked up. He asks for assistance on the case from Scully, who has returned to her teaching position at the FBI Academy in Quantico.
Episode: 9x02 | Airdate: Nov 18, 2001
Doggett catches up with Shannon McMahon, the woman who the EPA official picked up. She claims to be a super solider and that the people she has killed were preparing the water supply and she wants Doggett to expose the truth.
Episode: 9x03 | Airdate: Dec 2, 2001
Doggett and Reyes investigate the murder of a couple in West Virginia that has all the signs of a satanic ritual killing. They link the murder to a doctor incarcerated in a mental institute and Doggett becomes convinced that the doctor is orchestrating the crimes from within the hospital.
Episode: 9x04 | Airdate: Dec 9, 2001
During a stakeout of murderer Irwin Lukesh, Doggett sees Reyes attacked by Lukesh but then we see Reyes and Doggett in her apartment, apparently both fine. Elsewhere at the same time, Doggett is shot and Lukesh identifies Reyes as the shooter. While Reyes is asked for her badge and gun by AD Follmer and Doggett lies in hospital near death, the conflicting circumstances of the stakeout and Doggett's shooting do not add up and it becomes clear that Lukesh possesses the power to switch between parallel universes and alter the events in each.
Episode: 9x05 | Airdate: Dec 16, 2001
When a stunt on a local cable reality show goes horribly wrong resulting in a man's death, Doggett and Reyes investigate. But when flies pour out of the victims eye sockets, they find themselves relying on Scully's expertise and they ask her to join the investigation.
Episode: 9x06 | Airdate: Jan 6, 2002
Scully is approached by a couple who claim their baby has the same abilities as William and have information about the super soldier program, however they will only talk to Mulder, believing him the only person who can make the connections and uncover the truth. Scully is forced into an awkward situation when she has to decide whether to put Mulder's life in more danger even though she desperately wants to see him.
Episode: 9x07 | Airdate: Jan 13, 2002
Scully and Reyes join forces to try and find Doggett when he goes missing. Doggett has his own problems, having woken up in jail in Mexico suffering from amnesia. With no knowledge of who he is, Doggett is befriended by a local who soon has him working smuggling illegal immigrants across the border.
Episode: 9x08 | Airdate: Jan 27, 2002
Agent Reyes takes the lead while investigating an X-file case, surrounding a man found skinned alive after having visions of seeing other people appearing skinned alive. Reyes calls on Scully's expertise to help on the investigation.
Episode: 9x09 | Airdate: Mar 3, 2002
When pieces of the spaceship beached in Africa resurface, the conspiracy within the FBI attempts to hide the information from the X-Files, especially the one person for whom the pieces have a special significance - Scully. When Doggett and Reyes discover that Scully and her child have been put in great danger, they race to protect her and William from the evil forces pursuing him, and Scully is forced to take drastic measures to protect her child.
Episode: 9x10 | Airdate: Mar 10, 2002
Scully is anxious to recover William from his kidnappers and takes matters into her own hands when the FBI's attempts to assist in the investigation are less than helpful. With the help of the Lone Gunmen, Scully discovers terrifying information about her child's captors, and is once again forced to confront the mystery regarding the sinister interest in her son.
Episode: 9x11 | Airdate: Mar 17, 2002
Doggett and Scully look for answers that will save Reyes' life after she is injured in a horrible car accident. Yet Reyes is also fighting to stay alive in the netherworld between life and death. But before long Reyes realises that she may have little time left when others in the netherworld start to disappear.
Episode: 9x12 | Airdate: Mar 31, 2002
Scully, Doggett and Reyes investigate an old case that Doggett worked on as a cop in Brooklyn, dubbed "The Screwdriver Killer". They try to determine whether the man who was convicted and has just been released from prison was actually the man responsible for the murders.
Episode: 9x13 | Airdate: Apr 7, 2002
When Reyes uses numerology to connect the murders of several women to an obsessed serial killer, she and Scully become trapped with a mysterious checker-playing man who may or may not be the killer. The question then becomes who is going to be the next victim.
Episode: 9x14 | Airdate: Apr 14, 2002
Monsters hiding under a little boy's bed may be more than just the product of a vivid imagination when agents Harrison, Doggett and Reyes investigate. They find out that there is more to the story of the mysterious death of the child's mother who apparently stabbed herself repeatedly. Meanwhile Scully conducts an autopsy on a dead cat.
Episode: 9x15 | Airdate: Apr 21, 2002
When Morris Fletcher approaches agents Doggett and Reyes with information related to "Super Soldiers", they turn to the Lone Gunmen. The Gunmen, however, are knee-deep in a bio-terrorist's plot to release a deadly toxin into the population but the Gunmen find that they may have to make the ultimate sacrifice for their cause.
Episode: 9x16 | Airdate: Apr 28, 2002
Doggett catches someone in the X-files office trying to steal documents pertaining to Mulder's sister. The intruder is a severely scarred man who blames his disfigurement on Government conspirators. He claims the source of that information - and, in fact, the one who helped him gain entry - is Mulder. Although he refuses to divulge the missing agent's whereabouts, the mystery man has enough knowledge of the X-files and its history to lead Doggett to suspect that he just might be Mulder himself. Scully's fears for the safety of her son are elevated when he is injected with an unknown substance. With the mystery surrounding William becoming even more darker, Scully must allow herself to send him away for his own safety.
Episode: 9x17 | Airdate: May 5, 2002
When an FBI cadet with amazing profiling skills approaches Doggett, Reyes and Scully with a lead on a suspect in a series of recent murders, he claims the same killer is responsible for the death of Doggett's son. The agents find themselves wondering if his knowledge of the deaths is because of his obsession with the cases he has studied at Quantico or if he is in some way involved in the murders.
Episode: 9x18 | Airdate: May 12, 2002
Doggett and Reyes investigate a murder outside the house that the original Brady Bunch series was filmed in. The house is owned by a man named Oliver who is obsessed with the show and has rigged the house into a series of traps and changing appearances to look like the Brady house. However the agents soon find out that Oliver could be the proof needed that the X Files has been searching for over the past 9 years.
Episode: 9x19 | Airdate: May 19, 2002
After not knowing Fox Mulder's whereabouts for the last year, A.D. Skinner and Agent Scully learn he is being held for the murder of a military man he couldn't possibly have killed: Knowle Rohrer, one of the government's secret super soldiers. With Skinner acting as Mulder's defence, people who Mulder has dealings with during his last nine years as an FBI agent testify on his behalf. But the military tribunal isn't interested in the truth. When an unexpected person comes to Mulder's rescue, Mulder refuses to slip north over the border to safety. Instead, he heads southwest to the Anasazi ruins of New Mexico seeking a mysterious wise man whom the Indians call The Keeper of the Truth.
Episode: 9x20 | Airdate: May 19, 2002
After not knowing Fox Mulder's whereabouts for the last year, A.D. Skinner and Agent Scully learn he is being held for the murder of a military man he couldn't possibly have killed: Knowle Rohrer, one of the government's secret super soldiers. With Skinner acting as Mulder's defence, people who Mulder has dealings with during his last nine years as an FBI agent testify on his behalf. But the military tribunal isn't interested in the truth. When an unexpected person comes to Mulder's rescue, Mulder refuses to slip north over the border to safety. Instead, he heads southwest to the Anasazi ruins of New Mexico seeking a mysterious wise man whom the Indians call The Keeper of the Truth.
Episode: 10x01 | Airdate: Jan 24, 2016
Thirteen years after the original series run, the next mind-bending chapter of the thrilling series THE X-FILES has arrived. Fox Mulder and Dana Scully have been contacted by Tad O'Malley, a popular conspiracy theorist web-TV show host who believes he has uncovered a significant government conspiracy. With the assistance of FBI Asst. Dir. Walter Skinner, O'Malley seeks to enlist the help of former X-Files agents Mulder and Scully, who have since severed ties with the FBI. Through O'Malley they are introduced to Sveta, a possible alien abductee who shares shocking information with them that will challenge everything that Mulder has ever believed about the existence of aliens and the government's role in covering them up.
Episode: 10x02 | Airdate: Jan 25, 2016
When a scientist suddenly kills himself, Mulder and Scully's investigation leads to a laboratory where extreme genetic experimentation has been breeding subjects with dangerous powers.
Episode: 10x03 | Airdate: Feb 1, 2016
Witnesses claim a strange creature was responsible for killing a person in the woods; Mulder confronts some of his own demons.
Episode: 10x04 | Airdate: Feb 8, 2016
Mulder and Scully are sent to investigate the murder of a city official, which it seems no human could have committed. Meanwhile, Scully deals with a personal tragedy, which brings up many old feelings about the child she gave away for adoption
Episode: 10x05 | Airdate: Feb 15, 2016
When an art gallery that's showing potentially offensive artwork is bombed, Mulder and Scully seek some way to communicate with the comatose bomber in order to prevent a future attack. Meanwhile, a pair of younger FBI agents on the case push Mulder and Scully to examine their own beliefs as Scully seeks answers from neuroscience and Mulder from mysticism.
Episode: 10x06 | Airdate: Feb 22, 2016
The investigations that Mulder and Scully previously began with conspiracy theorist and web-TV show host Tad O'Malley seem to have awakened powerful enemies. A widespread panic begins as people all over the country suddenly start falling gravely ill, and Scully must look within to try and find a cure. Meanwhile, Mulder confronts the man whom he believes to be behind it all, but another figure from Mulder and Scully's past may prove to be the key to their salvation.
Episode: 11x01 | Airdate: Jan 3, 2018
Picking up after the last event series' cliffhanger, Mulder and Scully learn that they aren't the only ones desperately searching for their long-lost son, William. The very fate of the world may depend on it.
Episode: 11x02 | Airdate: Jan 10, 2018
An old friend reaches out to Mulder and Scully in a seemingly impossible way, revealing a chilling secret.
Episode: 11x03 | Airdate: Jan 17, 2018
A spate of deaths, in which the victims were plagued by their own doppelgangers, lead Mulder and Scully to a pair of twins playing a dangerous game.
Episode: 11x04 | Airdate: Jan 24, 2018
Exploring the idea of The Mandela Effect, in which large groups of people remember an alternate history, Mulder and Scully find out how the X-Files themselves may really have originated.
Episode: 11x05 | Airdate: Jan 31, 2018
When a pair of teenage girls attack one another, each believing the other to be a monster, Mulder and Scully find that their investigation could possibly lead back to their long-lost son, William.
Episode: 11x06 | Airdate: Feb 7, 2018
Skinner goes AWOL when his past comes back to haunt him. As Mulder and Scully try to track him down, their growing mistrust of him reaches its apex.
Episode: 11x07 | Airdate: Feb 28, 2018
In a world of ever-increasing automation and artificial intelligence, Mulder and Scully find themselves targets in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse.
Episode: 11x08 | Airdate: Mar 7, 2018
Mulder and Scully investigate the brutal animal attack of a little boy in Connecticut, while suspecting darker forces are at play.
Episode: 11x09 | Airdate: Mar 14, 2018
While investigating human organ theft, Mulder and Scully uncover a mysterious cult consumed with macabre rituals.
Episode: 11x10 | Airdate: Mar 21, 2018
Mulder and Scully rush to find an on-the-run William, while the Cigarette Smoking Man pushes forward with his ultimate plan.
Episode: S02 Special | Airdate: May 19, 1995
Episode: S03 Special | Airdate: May 10, 1996
Episode: S05 Special | Airdate: Feb 1, 1998
Episode: S05 Special | Airdate: Jun 19, 1998
Mulder and Scully must fight the government in a conspiracy and find the truth about an alien colonization of Earth.
Episode: S09 Special | Airdate: Jul 25, 2008
Mulder and Scully are called back to duty by the FBI when a former priest claims to be receiving psychic visions pertaining to a kidnapped agent.
Episode: S10 Special | Airdate: Dec 28, 2015
Go behind the scenes of the highly anticipated event series returning to FOX in January. This all-new special includes in-depth interviews with creator Chris Carter and stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson.