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The X-Files is an American science feection horror drama televeesion series creatit bi Chris Carter. The programme oreeginally aired frae September 10, 1993, tae Mey 19, 2002, on Fox, spannin nine series, wi 202 episodes an a featur film o the same name, afore returnin wi a seicont film in 2008 an a sax-episode tent series in 2016. The series revolves aroond FBI special agents Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) an Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) wha investigate X-Files: marginalised, unsolved cases involvin paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence o aliens an the paranormal while Scully, a medical doctor an a skeptic, is assigned tae mak scienteefic analyses o Mulder's discoveries tae debunk his wirk an sicweys return him tae mainstream cases. Early in the series, baith agents acome pawns in a lairger conflict an come tae trust anly each ither an a very few select fowk. Thay develop a close relationship which begins as a platonic friendship, but acomes a romance bi the end o the series. In addeetion tae the series-spannin story arc, "Monster-of-the-Week" episodes form roughly twa-thirds o aw episodes.

The X-Files
Genre Science feection[1]
Supernatural fiction[5]
Creautit bi Chris Carter
Starnin David Duchovny
Gillian Anderson
Robert Patrick
Annabeth Gish
Mitch Pileggi
Componer(s) Mark Snow
Kintra o oreegin Unitit States
Oreeginal leid(s) Inglis
No. o series 10
No. o episodes 208 (leet o episodes)
Executive producer(s) Chris Carter
R. W. Goodwin
Howard Gordon
Frank Spotnitz
Vince Gilligan
John Shiban
Kim Manners
Glen Morgan
James Wong
Michelle MacLaren
Michael W. Watkins
David Greenwalt
Location(s) Vancouver (seasons 1–5, 10)
Los Angeles (seasons 6–9)
Lenth 44 minutes
Production company(s)
Distributor 20th Television
Oreeginal network Fox
Pictur format 4:3 (oreeginal broadcast)
16:9 (DVD series 5–9)
1080p (16:9) (remaster, series 10)
Audio format Dolby Surround 2.0
Dolby Surround 5.1 (remaster; wi Descriptive Video Service ower SAP for revival)
Oreeginal release Oreeginal series:
September 10, 1993 (1993-09-10) – Mey 19, 2002 (2002-05-19)
Januar 24, 2016 (2016-01-24) – present (present)
Related shaws Millennium (1996–99)
The Lone Gunmen (2001)
Freemit airtins


  1. 1.0 1.1 Delsara 2000, p. 59.
  2. Cooper, Tracie. "The Files: Seasons 01". Allmovie. Rovi. Retrieved November 19, 2012. 
  3. Delsara 2000, p. 62.
  4. Delsara 2000, p. 58.
  5. Baugh, Mazza, & Srampickal 2006, p. 201.