In the greatest news of the year, FOX announced today that The X-Files will soon return with 6 new episodes! Indeed Mulder and Scully will once again explore unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Wonderfully the whole gang is back, including Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny, Mitch Pileggi and creator Chris Carter. Maybe Vince Gilligan will take some time off from the fantastic Better Call Saul and write an episode? And Darin Morgan, I wonder if he’ll join the party, too?
“I think of it as a 13-year commercial break. The good news is the world has only gotten that much stranger, a perfect time to tell these six stories.”
I for one cannot wait! In honor of their return, I offer my top ten favorite stand alone episodes:
- The Post-Modern Prometheus
- War of the Coprophages
- Jose Chung’s From Outer Space
- First Person Shooter
- Small Potatoes
- Darkness Falls
- Kill Switch
- Clyde Bruckman’s Final Repose
What are your favorites?