the first X-Files episode air?
This wonderful episode aired
September 10, 1993, Friday night @ 9:00pm EST.
When does "the X-Files"
In North America, it airs
every Sunday night @ 9:00pm EST.
Every weekday @ 8:00pm and
11:00pm EST reruns air on the cable FX.
In Canada only, reruns air on
Space every weeknight @ 11:00pm and 2:00am EST. Those
early morning episodes are nifty if you can't fall
In Estonia, it airs on Monday
Check your local listings for
other dates and times and e-mail me if you know
What's an "x-phile"?
An "x-phile" is a
fan of "The X-Files". Originally, however,
Chris Carter wanted X-Files fans to be called
"Phile-O-Phile" but...you can tell that it
didn't catch on. The "x", of course, stands
for "The X-Files", and "phile" is
from the Greek word "philo", which means
love. So, x-philes love "The X-Files".
What's a "noromo"?
A "noromo" is an
x-phile who does not want our agents to have a
romantic relationship. The word "noromo"
comes from the blending of the words "no
What's a "shipper"?
A "shipper" is an
x-philes fan who wants our agents to engage in a
romantic relationship in the show. The word
"shipper" is a short form of the word
"Fan-fic" are short
stories written by x-philes about the show.
Sometimes, the stories are about cases that the
agents might investigate, but often, fan-fic is
written by shippers who use their imaginations to
full-fill their dreams of romance on the show.
Why don't you have a fan-fic
I'm sorry that I don't carry a
fan-fic section on my page -- I would love to provide
x-philes with X-File-esque evening reading, but I
simply don't have enough time to read through
fan-fic. However, if you're really after fan-fic,
then check out my X-Links page
or use a search engine to find fan-fic sites. Sorry.
Is it "dutch-ov-ee" or
Duchovny is pronounced
"doo-kuv-nee". It's actually derived from a
Russian word meaning "spiritual".
Where did the name
"Mulder" come from?
"Fox" came from
Chris Carter's childhood friend and
"Mulder" came from his mother's maiden
Where did the name
"Scully" come from?
"Scully" came from
Chris Cater's childhood idol Vin Scully, a hall of
fame broadcaster for the Dodgers.