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Not exactly high production quality here (looks like VCR clips were used– retro!) and the background music can be annoying– you have to tune it out– but this is a fine compilation of X-Files clips nonetheless. YouTube is surprisingly lacking in tributes beyond the blooper reel. I’ve been been rewatching the X-Files for the first time since it aired and I’m amazed at how good it is. Which is to say, I was always a fan, but it’s even better than I remembered. (Well worth keeping my Hulu-Plus gift subscription to watch the whole series sans commercials.) I was going to skip around to the aliens arc but found so many of the standalone eps integral to the development of Mulder and Scully’s relationship that I’m watching it all from start to finish. Now on Season 4, and I’m still chuckling about the “Small Potatoes” episode. Classic. UPDATE: Season 5, Episode 12 with Luke Wilson: Hilarity abounds. I wouldn’t have even known who Luke was back then. Bonus appreciation round!

Quite something watching all the dated tech, especially in Season 1–  microfiches, honkin’ big cell phones and computers, ye olde internet and DOS. Kids these days will surely be mystified by so many of those strange antiques on display from the early ’90s universe. Ah, life before the internet. Good times.

Favourite line so far? Many, many contenders, but I think Scully takes it in her parry-and-thrust with Mulder: “Please explain to me the scientific nature of the whammy.”

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