Getting Back Together with the X: Reactions to the X-Files Miniseries – Episode 1, “My Struggle”

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Almost 14 years after it ended its original run, The X-Files is returning to the small screen with a six-episode miniseries this winter. To welcome it back, Patches and I will be writing responses to each episode. Here’s the hook: I am a pretty hardcore X-Files fan and Patches hasn’t seen a single episode of the show. How we’ll respond is anyone’s guess, but as always: The Truth is Out There.

This post covers the first episode of the miniseries, “My Struggle.” It contains spoilers for this episode as well as the entire original run of The X-Files.

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Getting Back Together with the X: Reactions to the X-Files Miniseries – Prologue

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Almost 14 years after it ended its original run, The X-Files is returning to the small screen with a six-episode miniseries this winter. To welcome it back, Patches (of Nothing But the Rain) and I will be writing responses to each episode. Here’s the hook: I am a pretty hardcore X-Files fan and Patches hasn’t seen a single episode of the show. How we’ll respond is anyone’s guess, but as always: The Truth is Out There.

This post covers our personal relationship with the series thus far and our expectations for the miniseries. Continue reading