Ranking Mulder in The X-Files Season One (#17 – The Jersey Devil)

I'm continuing my reverse rankings of Fox Mulder in Season 1 of The X-Files and we've arrived at #17. The Jersey Devil is a major turning point for the relationship between Mulder and Scully. It is also a prime example…

Ranking Mulder in The X-Files Season One (#18 – Beyond the Sea)

I'm continuing my reverse rankings of Fox Mulder in Season 1 of The X-Files and we've arrived at #18. This one is a doozy because Beyond the Sea is a phenomenal episode and is full of quality Mulder moments. His…

Ranking Mulder in The X-Files Season One (#22 – Born Again)

I'm continuing my reverse rankings of Fox Mulder in Season 1 of The X-Files and we've arrived at #22. Born Again is an absolute slog with dull side characters, poor direction, no warmth, and a paranormal plot that plagiarizes nearly…

Ranking Mulder in The X-Files Season One (#23 – Lazarus)

I've re-watched The X-Files so many times but its been years since I just randomly popped in an episode and enjoyed it. I'm rigidly stubborn and have to watch things in order. Well I just had a kid and kids…

A Pointless Review of The X-Files Season 1 Episode 3 – Squeeze

Pointless Review There was a time when I was unfamiliar with The X-Files' unholy trinity of Robert Patrick Modell, Donald Addie Pfaster, and Eugene Victor Tooms. I'd read about these iconic villains while perusing The X-Files message boards but as…

A Pointless Review of The X-Files Season 1 Episode 1 – Pilot

Pointless Review My X-Files fanaticism began during the middle of the fourth season when it was already a glossy, immaculately produced mini-movie that happened to come out every week.  David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson could play their characters in their sleep…

Mulder and Scully Get Their Jersies Deviled – A Retroactive Recap/Review of The X-Files Season 1 Episode 5 (The Jersey Devil)

Recap: Back in the early 1900's, while wholesome families sing wholesome songs during wholesome car rides and wholesome father's dutifully fix tires while wholesomely cursing ("darn it!"), a decidedly unwholesome man-beast murders the wholesome father before being shot to death…

Mulder and Scully Learn Binary Code: A Retroactive Recap/Review of The X-Files Season 1 Episode 4 – Conduit

Recap: A poor mother is woken up from a relaxing slumber by some nuisance shaking her RV, pointing a flashlight in her window, heating up her doorknob and absconding with her daughter.  Understandably upset,  the mother, Darlene Morris runs around…

Mulder and Scully Learn About Airplanes – Retroactive Review of The X-Files Season 1 Episode 2 (Deep Throat)

  Recap: An Air Force pilot with really bad skin mysteriously disappears, most likely due to his colleagues' unreasonable hygienic standards.  Sympathizing with those with skin conditions, Mulder close-talks Scully into submitting to his plan of heading to Idaho. Mulder…

Mulder and Scully Learn To Be Professional – Sarcastic Recap of the X-Files S1E1 (Pilot)

Just a few days ago was the 24th anniversary of the first X-Files broadcast. I've been tinkering with starting my eight or ninth re-watch of the show and this seemed like a good enough motivation to do it. So without…

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