The X-Files

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The X-Files
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Premiere September 10, 1993
Finale May 19, 2002
Creator Chris Carter
Network FOX
Style 60-minute sci-fi drama
Company Ten Thirteen Productions
20th Television
Seasons 9
Episodes 201 + 2 feature films
Origin USA

The X-Files is a science fiction-based show about two FBI agents who investigate cases with a paranormal edge. Over nine seasons Agents Mulder and Scully tackled alien invasions, serial killers, liver eating mutants and all manner of odd creatures. During its original run, it spawned a feature film, two video games and a spin-off show, The Lone Gunmen. In 2008 a second feature film premiered.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
David Duchovny Fox Mulder 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Gillian Anderson Dana Scully 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Robert Patrick John Doggett 8 9
Annabeth Gish Monica Reyes 8 9
Mitch Pileggi Walter Skinner 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Season numbers in red indicate a recurring or guest role in that season.
Supporting/Recurring Cast
Tom Braidwood Melvin Frohike 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Dean Haglund Richard Langly 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Bruce Harwood John Byers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
William B. Davis Cigarette-Smoking Man 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 9
Sheila Larken Margaret Scully 1 2 3 4 5 8 9
Jerry Hardin Deep Throat 1 3 4 7
Nicholas Lea Alex Krycek 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Steven Williams X 2 3 4 5 9
Rebecca Toolan Teena Mulder 2 3 4 7
Don S. Williams First Elder 3 4 5 6
Laurie Holden Marita Covarrubias 4 5 6 7 9
Chris Owens Jeffrey Spender 5 6 9
James Pickens, Jr. Alvin Kersh 6 8 9

Seasons

Season Premiere Finale #
FOX
Season One September 10, 1993 May 13, 1994 24
Season Two September 16, 1994 May 19, 1995 25
Season Three September 22, 1995 May 17, 1996 24
Season Four October 4, 1996 May 18, 1997 24
Season Five November 2, 1997 May 17, 1998 20
Season Six September 11, 1998 May 16, 1999 22
Season Seven November 7, 1999 May 21, 2000 22
Season Eight November 5, 2000 May 20, 2001 21
Season Nine November 11, 2001 May 19, 2002 19

Feature Films

Title Release Date
Fight the Future June 19, 1998
The X-Files: I Want to Believe July 25, 2008

In-Depth

DVD and Blu-ray Releases

DVD

Title Release Date #
Complete Series
The Complete Collector's Edition November 6, 2007 61 purchase
Season Sets
The Complete First Season May 9, 2000 7 purchase
The Complete Second Season November 28, 2000 7 purchase
The Complete Third Season May 8, 2001 7 purchase
The Complete Fourth Season November 13, 2001 7 purchase
The Complete Fifth Season May 14, 2002 6 purchase
The Complete Sixth Season November 5, 2002 6 purchase
The Complete Seventh Season May 13, 2003 6 purchase
The Complete Eighth Season November 4, 2003 6 purchase
The Complete Ninth Season May 11, 2004 6 purchase
Feature Film
The X-Files: Fight the Future January 23, 2001 1 purchase
The X-Files: I Want to Believe December 2, 2008 1 purchase
The X-Files: I Want to Believe: Ultimate X-Phile Edition December 2, 2008 3 purchase
Episode Collections
Mythology Collection Volume 1: Abduction June 7, 2005 4 purchase
Mythology Collection Volume 2: Black Oil August 2, 2005 4 purchase
Mythology Collection Volume 3: Colonization September 27, 2005 4 purchase
Mythology Collection Volume 4: Super Soldiers November 22, 2005 4 purchase
Revelations July 8, 2008 2 purchase

Blu-ray

Title Release Date #
Feature Film
The X-Files: Fight the Future December 2, 2008 1 purchase
The X-Files: I Want to Believe: Ultimate X-Phile Edition December 2, 2008 2 purchase
The X-Files: Fight the Future / I Want to Believe December 2, 2008 3 purchase

External Sites