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Tuning In Episode 78: The X-Files, Musings of a Cigarette Smoking Man/Tunguska

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Glen Morgan’s first solo script for The X-Files, “Musings of a Cigarette Smoking Man”, raises a lot of questions about the titular characters but doesn’t provide any concrete answers. “Tunguska” is another mythology episode that doesn’t provide any answers. We’re starting to see how you got your reputation, The X-Files. iTunes RSS

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Tuning In Episode 77: The X-Files, The Field Where I Died/Sanguinarium

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Glen Morgan and James Wong continue to get experimental with “The Field Where I Died”, and in “Sanguinarium” a pair of sisters, Vivian and Valerie Mayhew, (who sadly never wrote for The X-Files again) gives us the ur-X-Files episode. Plus! Is Game of Thrones a good TV show? (Spoiler alert: no.) iTunes RSS

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Tuning In Episode 75: The X-Files, Herrenvolk/Home

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Tuning In returns to The X-Files at an interesting point, as the fourth season of the show was the first one that aired on Sunday nights. “Herrenvolk” is basically a reintroduction to all the mythology backstory, and “Home” feels like a gauntlet-throwing episode. iTunes RSS

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Tuning In Episode 70: The X-Files, Wetwired/Talitha Cumi

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We’ve reached the end of another season of The X-Files! “Wetwired” is a stealth mythology episode, and “Talitha Cumi” is a straightforward mythology episode, but they both contain more emotion than plot. Plus! What’s next for Tuning In–make sure you listen to the end! iTunes RSS

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Tuning In Episode 69: The X-Files, Avatar/Quagmire

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The X-Files gives us its first Skinner episode, with “Avatar”, and it’s one of Eric’s favorite episodes of the show. Then, in “Quagmire”, the writer of “Revelations”, Kim Newton, does her spin on a Darin Morgan episode. Also! Eric really wants a red raincoat. Too bad he no longer lives in Portland. iTunes RSS

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Tuning In Episode 66: The X-Files, Piper Maru/Apocrypha

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We get another mythology two-parter, but this one is less about shocking revelations and more about emotional growth, as Mulder and Scully work to figure out the events of “Piper Maru” and “Apocrypha.” iTunes RSS

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Tuning In Episode 63: The X-Files, Nisei/731

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The X-Files gives us the rapidly-becoming traditional midseason mythology two-parter with “Nisei” and “731”, and it also doesn’t give us much new information or answer any questions, but it’s certainly gripping! iTunes RSS

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