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The X-Files

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DramaScience-Fiction16+1993 - Present11 SeasonsReturning: Date TBATags:AlienConspiracyFBISupernatural

The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to make scientific analyses of Mulder's discoveries that debunk Mulder's work and thus return him to mainstream cases.

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Pilot

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Sep 11, 1993
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Pilot Sep 11, 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 of his sister's abduction, she is a scientist and prefers to look for rational, logical explanations. Their first case takes them to Oregon to investigate the unsolved murders of several High School classmates who "Spooky" Mulder believes have been experimented on by aliens.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Deep Throat

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Sep 18, 1993
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Deep Throat Sep 18, 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.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Squeeze

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Sep 25, 1993
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Squeeze Sep 25, 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 cases that have occurred every thirty years and joins in the investigation to stop the latest cycle.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Conduit

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Oct 2, 1993
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Conduit Oct 2, 1993 As Section Chief Blevins expresses his concern with the direction of the X-Files, Mulder becomes obsessed with solving a case that closely parallels an encounter he experienced as a child - the abduction of his kid sister, Samantha.

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Season 01, Episode 05 The Jersey Devil

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Oct 9, 1993
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The Jersey Devil Oct 9, 1993 The murder of a homeless man that is very similar in detail to a murder committed in 1947 leads Mulder and Scully to a legendary man-beast roaming in the forest near Atlantic City.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Shadows

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Oct 23, 1993
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Shadows Oct 23, 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.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Ghost in the Machine

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Oct 30, 1993
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Ghost in the Machine Oct 30, 1993 A computer with highly advanced Artificial Intelligence begins to kill in order to preserve its existence when it is deemed inefficient to continue controlling the workings of an office building.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Little Green Men

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Sep 17, 1994
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Little Green Men Sep 17, 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 inexplicably reactivated itself and could provide proof of contact with extra-terrestrial life.

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Season 02, Episode 02 The Host

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Sep 24, 1994
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The Host Sep 24, 1994 A.D. 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 by Skinner's own admission, what he discovers is a true X-File.

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Season 02, Episode 03 Blood

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Oct 1, 1994
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Blood Oct 1, 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.

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Season 02, Episode 04 Sleepless

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Oct 8, 1994
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Sleepless Oct 8, 1994 Mulder reluctantly accepts a new partner, Agent Alex Krycek, and they investigate the deaths of several Green Beret soldiers who participated in a sleep deprivation experiment during the Vietnam war.

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Season 02, Episode 05 Duane Barry

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Oct 15, 1994
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Duane Barry Oct 15, 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.

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Season 02, Episode 06 Ascension

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Oct 22, 1994
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Ascension Oct 22, 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 Cigarette-Smoking Man.

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Season 02, Episode 07 3

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Nov 5, 1994
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3 Nov 5, 1994 Mulder, back on the X-Files but alone for the first time, investigates a series of vampire-like murders in Los Angeles and finds himself falling for the one woman that may be the prime suspect.

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