Season 01 Episode 13: Beyond the Sea

Trystan and I are back to talk about Beyond the Sea, the genius of Brad Dourif, and the many emotions of Dana Scully. We also establish that if the pilot of The X-Files is the series foundation, then this episode is the rebar. Be sure to check out our complete grids, below!

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Season 01 Episode 12: Fire

Trystan and I are back to talk about Fire, that weird Scotland Yard lady, and boner experts. We also discuss the cartoonish, motiveless monster of the week of this episode.  Be sure to check out our complete grids, below!

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Season 01 Episode 10: Fallen Angel

Trystan and I are back to talk about Fallen Angel, character vs. myth, and if that first act was necassary. I also refer to this as season one episode eight in the intro - whoops. Be sure to check out our complete grids, below!

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Season 01 Episode 09: Space

Trystan and I are back to talk about possibly the worst episode of X-Files ever, Space. We also talk use the term "space ghost" several times without succumbing to a Space Ghost Coast to Coast joke and forget how many seasons of X-Files there have been. Be sure to check out our complete grids, below!

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Season 01 Episode 06: Shadows

Trystan and I are back to talk about Shadows, Scully's secret love of horror films, and the differences between horrible 90s women's business casual and okay 90s women's formal business fashion choices. We also contemplate the differences between wanting to believe and wanting someone else to believe you believe. Be sure to check out our complete grids, below! We also reference Fashion it So, which can be found here: http://sttngfashion.tumblr.com/ (no affiliation, it's just cool!)

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Season 01 Episode 05: The Jersey Devil

Trystan and I are back to talk about The Jersey Devil, Scully's sweet date night look, and that mind blowing sketch of the Jersey Devil herself. I also for some reason refer to a runway as a cat walk? Oh well.  Be sure to check out our complete grids, below!

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Season 01 Episode 04: Conduit

Trystan and I talk about Conduit, the perfectly honed art of casting creepy kids, and the beginning of Mulder's emotional story arc. We also ponder the fine line between an episode's enjoyability and its importance to the series as a whole.  Be sure to check out our complete grids, below!

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Season 01 Episode 03: Squeeze

Trystan and I talk about the original Monster of the Week episode, the '90s floral couch fabric surplus, and the art of finding just the right creep factor. We also talk about nostalgia and the ridiculousness of the '90s. Be sure to check out our complete grids, below!

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Season 01 Episode 02: Deep Throat

Trystan and I continue our rewatch of the X-Files by talking about Deep Throat, the magic of Seth Green, and the creepiness of housewives. Also, Past Rachel and Current Rachel collide thanks to some technical difficulties. Be sure to check out our complete grids, below!

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Season 01 Episode 01: The Pilot

Trystan and I break into The X-Files by talking about the pilot, which sprung forth from Chris Carter's head fully formed, like Athena from Zues. We also talk about mom jeans, early 90s synth, and the art of filming rain.  Be sure to check out our complete grids, below!

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