The X-Files

Season 9 Episode 8


Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM Jan 27, 2002 on FOX

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  • Reyes has spooky feelings, the plot is not believable, even for X-Files.

    This episode makes no sense, and the whole time it feels like all these convenient things are happening just so Reyes can have her mysterious revelation. Meanwhile, the whole premise is ridiculous. It's based on the idea that when the murderer dies, his soul is transferred to a newborn baby, like exiting the vagina is somehow a soul-giving moment. For this to work, the soul would have to be passed upon conception, but conception is impossible to pinpoint by looking through files, and so we get this episode. Just a real clunker. I'm not one of those people who bashes season nine; it has its strengths. But it also features most of the worst episodes in the series, this one included.