Best Episodes Of The X Files

The X FilesThe X Files is a TV series starring David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, and Mitch Pileggi. Two F.B.I. Agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained, while hidden forces work to…

Release Date: September 1993

10. 731

The X Files Season 3 Episode 10Air Date: 31 Oct. 1996
Season 3, Episode 10

Mulder becomes trapped aboard a train rigged with an explosive device. Scully searches for the truth behind the government’s secret experiments.

9. Colony

The X Files Season 2 Episode 16Air Date: 11 Dec. 1995
Season 2, Episode 16

When someone sends Mulder and Scully obituaries showing three separate but identical men apparently having died, the agents investigate, but things take an unexpected turn when Mulder receives a call from his father.

8. The Erlenmeyer Flask

The X Files Season 1 Episode 24Air Date: 16 Mar. 1995
Season 1, Episode 24

Deep Throat tips Mulder to a critically important case involving a missing fugitive and the cloning of extraterrestrial viruses.

7. Dreamland

The X Files Season 6 Episode 4Air Date: 26 Jan. 2000
Season 6, Episode 4

An anonymous tip finally brings Mulder and Scully to the mecca of all UFO lore, Area 51. But when the agents witness the flight of a mysterious craft there, Mulder and one of the Men in Black, Fletcher, somehow switch bodies – and lives.

6. Existence

The X Files Season 8 Episode 21Air Date: 21 Jun. 2001
Season 8, Episode 21

Agents Mulder, Doggett and Skinner investigate (along with Alex Krycek) the Super Soldier conspiracy, while Scully goes into hiding to have her child.

5. Redux II

The X Files Season 5 Episode 2Air Date: 26 Sep. 1998
Season 5, Episode 2

Scully is hospitalized after collapsing, while Mulder receives help from a most unlikely source as he continues to search for a cure for Scully’s illness.

4. Redux

The X Files Season 5 Episode 1Air Date: 19 Sep. 1998
Season 5, Episode 1

Mulder accesses a facility that may hold a cure for Scully’s illness. Scully performs an experiment in hopes of determining the origin of the disease.

3. The End

The X Files Season 5 Episode 20Air Date: 17 Mar. 1999
Season 5, Episode 20

A government assassin is caught trying to kill child chess prodigy Gibson Praise during an international chess tournament. Mulder’s old flame Agent Diana Fowley arrives to help on the case but Scully is suspicious of her.

2. Clyde Bruckman’s Final Repose

The X Files Season 3 Episode 4Air Date: 3 Oct. 1996
Season 3, Episode 4

A grumpy old man with psychic powers that show him how someone will die assists the agents with the hunt for a crazed killer who targets psychics. He also cryptically reveals to Mulder and Scully their own ultimate fates.

1. Bad Blood

The X Files Season 5 Episode 12Air Date: 13 Jan. 1999
Season 5, Episode 12

Scully and Mulder each recount their version of events that led Mulder to drive a stake through the heart of a Texas teenager he claims was a vampire.