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The X-Files Season 6 Episodes

22 Episodes 1998 - 1999

Season six of The X-Files starts with Fox Mulder and Dana Scully being told that they have been denied reassignment to the division and that Walter Skinner and Diana Fowley have been assigned to the X-Files instead. Mulder and Scully respond by going to track down an escaped alien in Phoenix, against FBI orders. This season includes a potential alien virus, Mulder gaining telepathic abilities, and an alien-human hybrid that will trigger colonization if the aliens learn of her existence. Stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson.

Episode 1

The Beginning

Sun, Nov 8, 1998 60 mins

In the Season 6 premiere, Skinner tips Mulder to an incident that could provide proof of extraterrestrial life, but the agents are working unauthorised, and the Cigarette Smoking Man is also on the trail.

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Episode 2

Drive

Sun, Nov 15, 1998 60 mins

Mulder becomes a hostage for a carjacker whose wife has died.

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Episode 3

Triangle

Sun, Nov 22, 1998 60 mins

In the Bermuda Triangle, Mulder is rescued by a long-lost luxury liner, on which it's 1939. Familiar faces abound as passengers and crew suspect he's with the Nazis who've just boarded the vessel.

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Episode 4

Dreamland

Sun, Nov 29, 1998 60 mins

Part 1 of 2. On a highway near legendary Area 51, the agents have an encounter that leaves Mulder in the body of an authorised Area official.

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Episode 5

Dreamland II

Sun, Nov 29, 1998 60 mins

Conclusion. While Mulder sits in an Area 51 brig, Scully is suspended from the Bureau. But Morris offers to cook for her at Mulder's apartment, where a phone call provides a break.

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Episode 6

How the Ghosts Stole Christmas

Sun, Dec 13, 1998 60 mins

Lily Tomlin and Edward Asner play ghostly residents of a haunted house, investigated by the agents on Christmas Eve.

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Episode 7

Terms of Endearment

Sun, Jan 3, 1999 60 mins

An expectant mother dreams that a demonic figure takes her child. She then awakens covered in blood and is no longer pregnant.

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Episode 8

The Rain King

Sun, Jan 10, 1999 60 mins

In a small Kansas town a local is suspected of causing a drought to charge people for the rain he creates.

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Episode 9

SR 819

Sun, Jan 17, 1999 60 mins

Felled during a boxing workout, Skinner is taken to a hospital, where he checks out OK, except for a phone call stating he has 24 hours to live.

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Episode 10

Tithonus

Sun, Jan 24, 1999 60 mins

Scully is partnered with another agent to look into a crime-scene photographer whose consistent scoops raise suspicion that he is murdering to manufacture work.

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Episode 11

Two Fathers

Sun, Feb 7, 1999 60 mins

Part 1 of 2. At the site of multiple deaths by fire, Spender finds his long-missing mother, who wants to talk, but only to Mulder.

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Episode 12

One Son

Sun, Feb 14, 1999 60 mins

Conclusion. Scully and Mulder are taken to a quarantine facility because of exposure to "a contagion of unknown origin".

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Episode 13

Agua Mala

Sun, Feb 21, 1999 60 mins

In a Florida hurricane, the agents investigate the disappearance of a marine biologist, allegedly grabbed by tentacles while in his bathroom, says X-files founder Arthur Dales (Darren McGavin). Greer: Joel McKinnon Miller. Vincent: Jeremy Roberts.

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Episode 14

Monday

Sun, Feb 28, 1999 60 mins

It's "one of those days" for Mulder: a water-bed leak shorts out his alarm clock and makes him late for a meeting. Then he walks into a bank robbery---and relives the scene over and over. Bernard: Darren Burrows. Pam: Carrie Hamilton. Kraskow: Mik Scriba.

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Episode 15

Arcadia

Sun, Mar 7, 1999 60 mins

Scully and Mulder go undercover as a married couple to investigate the disappearances of three couples from a seemingly idyllic neighbourhood.

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Episode 16

Alpha

Sun, Mar 28, 1999 60 mins

Instead of a rare wild dog from Hong Kong, two dead merchant marines are found inside a shipping cage---which is still still locked. Berquist: Melinda Culea. Detweiler: Andrew J. Robinson. Cahn: Thomas Duffy. Fiedler: David Stalwart.

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Episode 17

Trevor

Sun, Apr 11, 1999 60 mins

As a tornado approaches, a prison superintendent orders an inmate into "the box." After the twister passes, both the box and prisoner disappear, while the superintendent is found severed in two inside his locked office. Rawls: John Diehl. June: Catherine Dent. Jackie: Tuesday Knight. Robert: David Bowe. Bo: Keith Brunsmann. Fellowes: Frank Novak. Whaley: Lamont Johnson. Security Guard: Jerry Giles.

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Episode 18

Milagro

Sun, Apr 18, 1999 60 mins

Mulder's new neighbor is attracted to Scully, who is at a loss to explain murders by bloodless, seamless extractions of victims' hearts. Padgett: John Hawkes. Naciamento: Nestor Serrano. Kevin: Angelo Vacco. Maggie: Jillian Bach. Guard: Michael Bailey Smith.

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Episode 19

The Unnatural

Sun, Apr 25, 1999 60 mins

Digging for an X-file, Mulder finds one, in a photograph of an odd trio: a Negro baseball great; former agent Arthur Dales; and...the alien bounty hunter---taken in 1947 Roswell, N.M. Ex: Jesse L. Martin. Young Dales: Fred Lane. Ted: Paul Willson. Black Coach: Lou Beatty Jr.

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Episode 20

Three of a Kind

Sun, May 2, 1999 60 mins

In Las Vegas, Byers spots the scientist who brought Mulder and the Lone Gunmen together---and who was kidnapped in front of them---10 years earlier. Scully is conned into helping investigate. Susanne: Signy Coleman. Grant: Charles Rocket. Timmy: John Billingsley.

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Episode 21

Field Trip

Sun, May 9, 1999 60 mins

In an area known for an "atmospheric phenomenon," two skeletons are found---of a couple missing only three days. Wallace: David Denman. Angela: Robyn Lively. Coroner: Jim Beaver. Skinner: Mitch Pileggi. Scully: Gillian Anderson. Mulder: David Duchovny.

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Episode 22

Biogenesis

Sun, May 16, 1999 60 mins

The agents probe the disappearance of two biologists who claimed to have artifacts proving that life originated on Mars. Sandoz: Murray Rubinstein. Merkmallen: Michael Chinyamurindi. Barnes: Michael Ensign. Chuck: Bill Dow.

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