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Old 02-22-16, 01:08 PM
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The X-Files (S10E06) -- Season Finale -- "My Struggle II" -- 2/22/16




MULDER AND SCULLY UNCOVER A SHOCKING TRUTH WITH GLOBAL RAMIFICATIONS ON THE ALL-NEW SEASON FINALE OF "THE X-FILES" MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, ON FOX

Conclusion of Six-Episode Event Series Features Guest Stars Joel McHale, Robbie Amell, Lauren Ambrose, Annabeth Gish and William B. Davis; Episode Written and Directed by Chris Carter

The investigations that Mulder and Scully previously began with conspiracy theorist and web-TV show host Tad O'Malley (guest star Joel McHale) seem to have awakened powerful enemies. A widespread panic begins as people all over the country suddenly start falling gravely ill, and Scully must look within to try and find a cure. Meanwhile, Mulder confronts the man whom he believes to be behind it all, but another figure from Mulder and Scully's past may prove to be the key to their salvation in the all-new "My Struggle II" season finale episode of THE X-FILES airing Monday, Feb. 22 (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (XF-1006) (TV-14 D, L, V)

Cast: Gillian Anderson as FBI Special Agent Dana Scully, David Duchovny as FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder and Mitch Pileggi as FBI Asst. Dir. Walter Skinner

Guest Cast: William B. Davis as Cigarette Smoking Man, Annabeth Gish as Monica Reyes, Joel McHale as Tad O'Malley, Robbie Amell as Agent Miller, Lauren Ambrose as Agent Einstein, Julian Christopher as Dr. Oscar Griffiths and Aliza Vellani as Nurse Sandeep

Final episode. No news yet if this will return for an 11th season.
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Re: The X-Files (S10E06) -- Season Finale -- "My Struggle II" -- 2/22/16

It'll be back, the ratings have been strong.

Alternate Mulder and Scully are in a mythology episode? I know some people won't be happy about that...maybe there's something to that talk that they could be eventual replacements for Duchovny and Anderson
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Re: The X-Files (S10E06) -- Season Finale -- "My Struggle II" -- 2/22/16

Hopefully the third time's the charm and Carter can finally deliver a worthy episode for this revival tonight.
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Re: The X-Files (S10E06) -- Season Finale -- "My Struggle II" -- 2/22/16

Originally Posted by Osiris3657 View Post
It'll be back, the ratings have been strong.

Alternate Mulder and Scully are in a mythology episode? I know some people won't be happy about that...maybe there's something to that talk that they could be eventual replacements for Duchovny and Anderson
That's specifically the reason they're in there...FOX requested Carter come up with a couple younger agents "just in case" the return was a ratings smash. It's up to FOX where things go from here. Would fans be happy with a 16-episode season that only had David and Gillian in half the episodes, or would they just prefer 6 to 8 episodes once a year?
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Re: The X-Files (S10E06) -- Season Finale -- "My Struggle II" -- 2/22/16

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Hopefully the third time's the charm and Carter can finally deliver a worthy episode for this revival tonight.
Odds are that PART II was shot together with PART I, so the pacing/tone will probably be the same as the premiere episode. In other words, kind of so-so.
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Re: The X-Files (S10E06) -- Season Finale -- "My Struggle II" -- 2/22/16

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Would fans be happy with a 16-episode season that only had David and Gillian in half the episodes,
Are you unfamiliar with seasons 7-9?
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Re: The X-Files (S10E06) -- Season Finale -- "My Struggle II" -- 2/22/16

Rebooted X-Files with Anderson/Duchovny = ratings smash.

Rebooted X-Files with alternate Scully/Mulder = instantaneous train wreck. Especially with the actor they got to play the alternate Mulder.
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Re: The X-Files (S10E06) -- Season Finale -- "My Struggle II" -- 2/22/16

Watching this one live for a change, and not sure if I hate it, or if it'll come around to meh.
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Re: The X-Files (S10E06) -- Season Finale -- "My Struggle II" -- 2/22/16

Well that was pure shit.
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Re: The X-Files (S10E06) -- Season Finale -- "My Struggle II" -- 2/22/16

that episode was a fucking mess.
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Re: The X-Files (S10E06) -- Season Finale -- "My Struggle II" -- 2/22/16

I liked it and felt it dealt with the 2012 invasion enough for me and then left it open for more.

I will take "messy" X-Files over shit like The Sopranos, Breaking Bad, Mad Men and Game Of Thrones any day.
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Re: The X-Files (S10E06) -- Season Finale -- "My Struggle II" -- 2/22/16

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I will take "messy" X-Files over shit like The Sopranos, Breaking Bad, Mad Men and Game Of Thrones any day.
You've got to be kidding, right? As much as I love The X-Files, all four of those shows are leaps and bounds better in quality.
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lol at the Twitter reactions right now. Are people really stupid enough to seriously think that this is how FOX is going to end the series once and for all?
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Originally Posted by Matto1020 View Post
As much as I love The X-Files, all four of those shows are leaps and bounds better in quality.
Compared to just this revival overall, maybe. But the best of XF absolutely stands toe to toe with any of those shows. I'd say give em a few more years to see if they indeed attain classic status like this one already has(I'd say Sopranos is almost there at this point. It pretty much revolutionized modern-television).
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Re: The X-Files (S10E06) -- Season Finale -- "My Struggle II" -- 2/22/16

I loved the first 4 episodes, but the last 2 episodes were a hot mess. If they make more (and they damn well better after that finale), Chris Carter really should not be allowed to write anymore. I am grateful for the X-Files, but he has lost "it."
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Re: The X-Files (S10E06) -- Season Finale -- "My Struggle II" -- 2/22/16

I'm getting ready to watch the episode now... after last week's atrocious episode... I have no hopes for this. Wish me luck boys!
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Re: The X-Files (S10E06) -- Season Finale -- "My Struggle II" -- 2/22/16

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I'm getting ready to watch the episode now... after last week's atrocious episode... I have no hopes for this. Wish me luck boys!
Good luck watching a tv show!

Sloppy and rushed but I like what they were trying to do. Just needed a little more time.
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Re: The X-Files (S10E06) -- Season Finale -- "My Struggle II" -- 2/22/16

Holy. Shit.

That somehow managed to top last week's awful episode. It almost felt like X-Files parody. Who would of ever thought they could make the end of the series (according to the forced title card) TWICE and fuck it up both times. I sincerely hope that was the last we ever see of The X-Files again.

Fool me once... shame on you. Fool me twice....
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Re: The X-Files (S10E06) -- Season Finale -- "My Struggle II" -- 2/22/16

Total shitshow. There is just so much wrong here...

Don't like fake Mulder and Scully.
The new conspiracy (or retconned "old" conspiracy) is stupid.
CSM should have stayed dead.
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I liked it and felt it dealt with the 2012 invasion enough for me and then left it open for more.

I will take "messy" X-Files over shit like The Sopranos, Breaking Bad, Mad Men and Game Of Thrones any day.
I probably shouldn't have used "shit" the way I did. I enjoy all of those shows and just meant it as "stuff". Still stand by The X-Files being better than all of them, though.
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Re: The X-Files (S10E06) -- Season Finale -- "My Struggle II" -- 2/22/16

I enjoyed having The X-Files back.

One great episode and a couple of decent ones.

I'll be back on board if(when) it returns.
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Re: The X-Files (S10E06) -- Season Finale -- "My Struggle II" -- 2/22/16

Original run is my favorite series ever, and I was happy to have this back, but man this episode was bad. Very, very bad. Ouch.
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Re: The X-Files (S10E06) -- Season Finale -- "My Struggle II" -- 2/22/16

I mean, if anything, we got, like, 1 decent episode and 1 really great episode out of this six episode run.

but yeah.. wow.
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Re: The X-Files (S10E06) -- Season Finale -- "My Struggle II" -- 2/22/16

What a load of nonsense that was.
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Jesus Christ in a Sidecar.

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