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  1. Carabimero

    Blu-ray Review The X Files: The Complete Season 5 Blu-ray Review

    I just remember how set apart I always felt the mythology episodes were, how much gravity I thought they had, and how excited I was when they would pop up. Especially when the tag line would change. There were some great monster-of-the-week episodes, but those don't stick in my memory the way...
  2. Carabimero

    Blu-ray Review The X Files: The Complete Season 5 Blu-ray Review

    I don't dispute how influential the show was, even to myself, I'm just saying that if I take the actual episodes, pound for pound, and forget about the show's legacy, the episodes, on a whole, don't stand up to a consistently all-time great show like The Shield or The Wire. One could argue that...
  3. Carabimero

    Blu-ray Review The X Files: The Complete Season 5 Blu-ray Review

    For me, there were ultimately too many questions and not enough answers. I don't count THE X-FILES as an all-time great for the same reason I don't count LOST that way...both shows started out incredibly focused and emotionally titillating and satisfying, and in my opinion both simply got...
  4. Carabimero

    Blu-ray Review The X Files: The Complete Season 5 Blu-ray Review

    It's been so long since I watched season six, and I don't think I've seen seasons 7-9 except once when they were originally broadcast. I just remember thinking that after the fire, it was never the same. I'll give season 6 another look.
  5. Carabimero

    Blu-ray Review The X Files: The Complete Season 5 Blu-ray Review

    This is where I usually stop watching, at the end of season 5. To me, the show lost something after this and never got it back. But the first five seasons are great.
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