The X-Files (1993–2018)
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My Struggle III 

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Mulder and Scully learn that they aren't the only ones desperately searching for their long-lost son, William. The very fate of the world may depend on the outcome.

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Chris Carter

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Chris Carter (created by), Chris Carter | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
David Duchovny ... Fox Mulder
Gillian Anderson ... Dana Scully
Mitch Pileggi ... Walter Skinner
Barbara Hershey ... Erika Price
Annabeth Gish ... Monica Reyes
Lauren Ambrose ... Agent Einstein
Robbie Amell ... Agent Miller
Chris Owens ... Jeffrey Spender
Anjali Jay ... Dr. Joyet
A.C. Peterson ... Mr. Y
William B. Davis ... Cigarette Smoking Man
Arggy Jenati Arggy Jenati ... Female Paramedic
Harry Han ... Male Paramedic
Naiah Cummins ... Nurse
Sandy Da Costa Sandy Da Costa ... Alien
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Storyline

Picking up after the last event series' cliffhanger, Mulder and Scully learn that they aren't the only ones desperately searching for their long-lost son, William. The very fate of the world may depend on it.

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

British Columbia, Canada

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

On October 2017 Gillian Anderson announced that season 11 will be her last season with the show. See more »

Goofs

(Around 25 minutes) Reyes puts her gun to the top of Skinner's head but in the next shot it's below his ear. See more »

Quotes

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Cigarette Smoking Man: My name is Carl Gerhard Busch. But I've been known by many aliases during my long career with the U.S. government. It's been a humbling job, though I'm hardly known as a humble man. I've been a witness to history, much of it violent, much of it an abomination of the values Americans hold dear. I've had a privileged seat at the centers of power, held the reins of that power, making sacrifices few are capable of, of which even fewer are willing. If people knew the truth, they'd riot ...
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Connections

Features The X-Files: En Ami (2000) See more »

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Main Title Theme
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Written by Castle, Bryant, Johnson
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Well I'm all Conspiracy theoried out, don't know about anyone else!
12 February 2018 | by Sleepin_DragonSee all my reviews

Oh No! I got back into X Files in the last series more then I ever thought possible, it all seemed to come together, acting, writing, plot etc. My Struggle III I hate to say is the kind of episode that put me off watching the show, it was ultimately a confused mess. They seemed to abandon the need for a plot, and substitute it with conspiracy theories about conspiracy theories, the writing was lazy, and felt as it was done in a rush. The family revelations felt like they belonged in a cheap Soap Opera rather then on a long running series like the X Files, it deserved better.

Gillian Anderson was the saving grace of the episode, making the most of the rubbish she was given to work with. Duchovny on the other hand seemed like he knew he was working with awful material and had no problems showing his feelings.

I'm bored with Smoking Man already, and I'm assuming it's the thread for the whole series!

Even the title was LAZY!!

Lame.


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