With every episode of The X-Files available on Netflix, there's no excuse not to catch up. And where better to start than the very first episode? The X-Files pilot sets the tone for the entire series, establishing the playful chemistry between Mulder (David Duchovny) and Scully (Gillian Anderson) as well as many themes that continue to define the series in the 2016 revival. The episode is also the first to introduce the mystery of Mulder's abducted sister Samantha and the villainous Cigarette Smoking Man (William B. Davis).
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