Monthly Archives: September 2015

the x-files project: ep 4:12

the x-files season 4, episode 12, “leonard betts” aired: 1.26.97 this episode should be taught in television writing classes. it’s an example of great episodic storytelling. you take a basic scientific idea apply it to a supernatural situation, have your … Continue reading

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the x-files project: ep 4:11

   the x-files season 4, episode 11, “el mundo gira” aired: 1.12.97 this is season four’s “tesos dos bichos.” it’s a terrible episode that is so bad it’s practically comical. its plot is based on a cultural myth. in this … Continue reading

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the x-files project: ep 4:10

the x-files season 4, episode 10, “paper hearts” aired: 12.15.96 dreams are so elusive. sometimes they can be frighteningly real and other times they are so vague and fuzzy, but either way you can’t help but wonder how and why … Continue reading

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the x-files project: ep 4:9

the x-files season 4, episode 9, “terma” aired: 12.1.96 and the shenanigans continue in this international adventure. scully is thrown in jail for contempt of congress. mulder manages a harrowing escape from the russian gulag. krycek loses an arm. and … Continue reading

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the x-files project: ep 4:8

the x-files season 4, episode 8, “tunguska” aired: 11.24.96 i started to lose my patience with the last mytharc two-parter, “talitha cumi/herrenvolk.” but this next pair of mythology episodes is such an adventure. scully goes up against a senate committee. … Continue reading

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the x-files project: ep 4:7

   the x-files season 4, episode 7, “musings of a cigarette smoking man” aired: 11.17.96 as a villain, the cigarette smoking man is up there with the likes of darth vader. he’s mysterious, powerful, and seemingly unstoppable. i love the … Continue reading

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the x-files project: ep 4:6

the x-files season 4, episode 6, “sanguinarium” aried: 11.10.96 “the x-files” does scary really well. many times it will involve gross and unsettling scenes, but they are there to further the story. this episode seems more like the other way … Continue reading

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