Tag Archives: Dana Scully

The FBI’s Most Unwanted 9.5: What’s Up, Doc?

[Contains two-headed doggies and SPOILERS!!!] As I said when I began this folly, what frustrates me most about The X Files as a TV series is that the writers never seemed to accept that they were terrible at writing long-term … Continue reading

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The FBI’s Most Unwanted 9: Bring Me Spanky

[Contains bioluminescent shark guts and SPOILERS!!!] Sigh… what can I say about the ninth season of The X Files? Scully was side-lined into a teaching job, and spent most of her screen time fretting over her miracle-baby, before deciding to … Continue reading

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The FBI’s Most Unwanted 8: A New Wrinkle

[Contains spinning metal spinal columns and SPOILERS!!!] By the time it came to shoot the eighth season of The X Files, the show’s stars were starting to get itchy feet. After a rather bitter behind-the-scenes dispute over money owed, Duchovny … Continue reading

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The FBI’s Most Unwanted 7: God Wants You Hot!

[Contains baby snakes and SPOILERS!!!] The seventh season of The X Files saw two plucky new writers joining the creative team… a couple of starry-eyed ingénues named William B. Davis and Gillian Anderson! Davis’ episode (#7.15, “En Ami”) saw his … Continue reading

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The FBI’s Most Unwanted 6: Save Your Own Ass, Sir!

[Contains big piles of manure… also, SPOILERS!!!] Fight the Future was a refreshingly illuminating info-dump for viewers of The X Files, as far as the show’s shadowy “myth-arc” conspiracy was concerned, so fans can be forgiven for expecting that narrative … Continue reading

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The FBI’s Most Unwanted 5.5: Mulder’s Mucho Macho Movie!

I don’t really have any memory of watching the fifth season of The X-Files first time around, so I think I went into Fight the Future (1998) as a lapsed follower rather than a slathering devotee, when it opened in … Continue reading

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The FBI’s Most Unwanted 5: Snaps To Scully

[Contains a syringe of sinister green SPOILERS!!!] According to Chris Carter’s master plan, the fifth season of The X-Files was going to be its last, with the TV show segueing into a series of big-screen adventures, beginning with Fight the … Continue reading

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