Some background.. I watched the X-Files pretty religiously in high school. My friend Heidi and I would record episodes and binge watch them together on weekends. Even though we now live thousands of miles apart, we have been watching this mini-season "together" thanks to Hulu and texting.
  1. Fair warning :: there are probably spoilers to be found here.
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  2. I really wouldn't read farther unless you have watched the whole season.
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  3. And you should probably know up front that we hate Chris Carter. For so many reasons.
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    Not the least of which is the torture which was seasons 8 and 9.
  4. All that being said, here we go!
  5. On the amazing genetics of Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny.
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  6. On the fact that Mulder and Scully are no longer together?‽!!!
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    Seriously.. WHAT. WHY.
  7. On the fact that Chris Carter made them give up their kid 14 years ago.
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  8. On the importance of denial in this fandom.
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  9. On the anticipation of disappointment.
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  10. On the necessity of alcohol.
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  11. On the continued amazingness of Mulder and Scully.
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  12. On where exactly the bar for success is set.
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  13. On the mythology.
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  14. On the new characters.
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  15. On the glorious last 5 minutes of episode 5.
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  16. On the horrible anticipation of episode 6.
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  17. On Scully's mad driving skills.
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  18. On how much episode 6 sucked.
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  19. On denial, again.
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  20. And in summary.
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