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X-Files - Season 1
     

The X-Files - Season 1

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Director: Chris Carter, Daniel Sackheim, David Nutter, Fred Gerber

Cast: Chris Carter, Daniel Sackheim, David Nutter, Fred Gerber

 

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Barnes & Noble - Pete Segall
In Season 1 we are introduced to FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder (David Duchovny), a young, eager investigator, haunted by his sister's abduction by aliens in his youth, assigned to a little known FBI area called "The X-Files," crimes believed to be linked to the paranormal. Enter Dr. Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson), skeptic, a doctor and FBI instructor, now tabbed to keep an eye on Mulder and his unorthodox missions. At first, many viewers agreed with Scully's uncertainty about mysteries involving UFOs and ghosts, as The X-Files struggled mightily in its early seasons to find an audience as a place to flourish in the malleable primeline lineup of the nascent Fox Network. However, as is the case with many cult hits, when network execs threatened to exorcise the show from the airwaves, a vigorous fan-base suddenly made itself heard and people realized that The X-Files had developed a rapidly growing following. At its heart an old-fashioned detective show, Mulder and Scully's policework almost seemed like a newfangled Dragnet with a sci-fi/horror twist. But the program was blessed with dedicated writers who could craft intriguing alien-and-devil stories that were firmly grounded in everyday life. A bit of the mundane was added to the extraordinary, and the result left sci-fi junkies and cop show fans disaffected by the paucity of quality detectiving at the time thrilled. Compared with the globetrotting, world-saving adventures Mulder and Scully take to today, the first season may seem slightly tame, but nevertheless are prime examples of the quality show fans and critics have come to love. In "Conduit," a young boy is believed to channel extraterrestrial transmissions after his sister is abducted by aliens. In "Eve," a pair of girls, identical results of a government genetic experiment and now foster children in different parts of the country, begin killing their way to freedom. "Miracle Man" features a fundamentalist preacher in Tennessee who may have a "touch of death," the ability to kill on contact. And in "Beyond the Sea," Scully, distraught at her father's recent death, becomes intrigued by the psychic visions of a condemned killer (Brad Dourif). Given The X-Files runaway success today, it's especially interesting to look back at its fiesty origins.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/31/2006
UPC:
0024543222491
Rating:
NR
Source:
20th Century Fox
Region Code:
1
Time:
18:09:00

Special Features

6-disc Thinpak Edition includes: Disc 1: Pilot (foreign language section); Deep Throat; Squeeze; Conduit
Disc 2: *The Jersey Devil (foreign language section); Shadows; Ghost in the Machine; Ice (Includes a foreign language section)
Disc 3: Space (foreign language section); Fallen Angel; Eve; Fire (foreign language section)
Disc 4: Beyond the Sea (foreign language section); Genderbender; Lazarus; Young at Heart
Disc 5: E.B.E (foreign language section); Miracle Man; Shapes; Darkness Falls
Disc 6: Tooms (foreign language section); Born Again; Roland; Erlenmeyer Flask (foreign language section)

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
David Duchovny Special Agent Fox Mulder
Gillian Anderson Special Agent Dana Scully
Mitch Pileggi Assistant Director Walter Skinner
Jerry Hardin Deep Throat

Technical Credits
Chris Carter Executive Producer
Daniel Sackheim Director
David Nutter Director
Fred Gerber Director
Harry S. Longstreet Director
Jerrold Freedman Director
Joe Napolitano Director
Larry Shaw Director
Michael Katleman Director
Michael Lange Director
R.W. Goodwin Director
Rob Bowman Director
Robert Mandel Director
William A. Graham Director

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- X-Files: The Complete First Season
1. Opening [:17]
2. Scully and Mulder [1:57]
3. Gravediggers [:01]
4. Somebody's Sick Joke [6:00]
5. Billy and Peggy [:13]
6. Close Encounter [3:03]
7. Losing Time [3:07]
8. Theresa's Fear [:01]
9. Back to the Cemetery [2:20]
10. Screams in the Forest [1:19]
11. Scully's Report [1:53]
12. End Titles [1:48]
1. Ellens Airbase [1:20]
2. Main Title [:45]
3. A Paranormal Bouquet [3:06]
4. Mrs. Budahas [2:21]
5. Looking for UFOs [2:28]
6. The Colonel Comes Home [2:11]
7. National Security [2:59]
8. The Trespasser [4:46]
9. Scully Takes Charge [2:45]
10. The Exchange [2:16]
11. Track Meet [1:32]
12. End Titles [3:37]
1. Baltimore, Maryland [3:20]
2. Main Title [:46]
3. Colton's Case [5:08]
4. The Stakeout [2:56]
5. Eugene Victor Tooms [2:52]
6. Down the Chimney [:01]
7. Look to the Past [4:11]
8. 66 Exeter Street [:59]
9. Colton's Power Play [3:05]
10. Squeezing Scully [1:09]
11. In Custody [4:28]
12. End Titles [1:02]
1. Ruby's Gone/Main Title [2:08]
2. Mulder's Preoccupation [:46]
3. Darlene Morris [:00]
4. Digital Video [4:03]
5. A Threat to National Security? [3:00]
6. Lake Okobogee [:24]
7. Interrogating Tessa [6:39]
8. The Big Picture [4:58]
9. Back to the Lake [3:16]
10. The Voice [2:37]
11. End Titles [1:41]
Disc #2 -- X-Files: The Complete First Season
1. In the Woods/Main Title [2:55]
2. Not Our Case [:45]
3. The Park Ranger [4:41]
4. City Outskirts [5:26]
5. Arrested [5:28]
6. The Expert [:25]
7. The Hunt [3:49]
8. Cornered [:08]
9. Medical Exam [4:39]
10. The Saga Continues [:08]
11. End Titles [8:11]
1. Shadows [3:09]
2. Main Titles [:45]
3. Two Warm Bodies [6:42]
4. The Surveillance Tape [4:23]
5. The Psychokinetic Car [1:02]
6. Who Is Howard Graves? [2:13]
7. Dorlund's Threat [2:13]
8. The Phantom Killer [4:42]
9. Lauren's Secret [1:50]
10. The Ghost's Revenge [1:54]
11. Her Protector [:41]
12. End Titles [2:33]
1. The Killer Computer [2:49]
2. Main Titles [:45]
3. The Ex-Partner [2:36]
4. The C.O.S. [2:44]
5. The Profile [1:03]
6. The Logical Suspect [1:08]
7. Monster in the Machine [5:13]
8. Code Five [2:55]
9. Wilczek's Fear [:31]
10. An Unexpected Call [3:24]
11. The Intruders [4:13]
12. The Standoff [:42]
13. The Virus [2:21]
14. The Machine Is Dead... [1:50]
15. End Titles [:33]
1. We're Not Who We Are [3:15]
2. Main Titles [:45]
3. An Arctic Mystery [4:17]
4. A Surprise Attack [:16]
5. Foreign Objects [4:03]
6. He Is Not Who He Is [:01]
7. Parasitic Worms [3:59]
8. Fear in the Night [:47]
9. The War of the Worms [3:14]
10. Checking Mulder [5:26]
11. The Truth Comes Out [6:08]
12. End Titles [5:56]
Disc #3 -- X-Files: The Complete First Season
1. Light and Shadows [2:16]
2. Main Titles [:46]
3. Sabotage [3:48]
4. The Director's Opinion [3:56]
5. The Launch [1:19]
6. Something's Gone Wrong [2:19]
7. The Telemetry Problem [3:41]
8. Fly-By-Wire [:23]
9. The Hero's Dilemma [1:11]
10. The Creature Within [3:29]
11. The Oxygen Leak [2:47]
12. The Creature Outside [:18]
13. Belt's Secret [1:54]
14. The New Trajectory [5:55]
15. Belt's Sacrifice [:12]
16. End Titles [1:24]
1. A Fallen Angel [2:59]
2. Main Titles [:46]
3. Operation Falcon [3:20]
4. A Highly Classified Lie [5:19]
5. Amazing Max [2:11]
6. Search and Destroy [:41]
7. The Scar [6:05]
8. A Much Larger Meteor [1:01]
9. Unidentified Trespass [3:21]
10. The Hearing [4:14]
11. End Titles [2:09]
1. Teena's Dad [1:24]
2. Main Titles [:46]
3. The Cattle Connection [6:15]
4. Taking Teena [1:27]
5. Dead Ringer [1:30]
6. Dr. Sally Kendrick [3:02]
7. The Litchfield Project [3:19]
8. Coming for Cindy [6:42]
9. Two of a Kind [1:15]
10. Deadly Drinks [2:55]
11. Eve 8 [4:26]
12. End Titles [1:38]
1. It Started in England [:59]
2. Main Titles [:45]
3. A Mysterious Cassette [1:30]
4. An Old Friend [3:11]
5. The Arson Expert [2:12]
6. Argotypoline [:16]
7. Boston Mercy Hospital [6:19]
8. Scully's Research [:37]
9. To Set a Trap [3:01]
10. A Fire Upstairs [4:34]
11. Scully's Conclusions [:55]
12. At Cape Cod [4:13]
13. Addendum to the File [2:09]
14. End Titles [2:20]
Disc #4 -- X-Files: The Complete First Season
1. Scully's Father [3:00]
2. Main Titles [:48]
3. Kidnapped [5:07]
4. Ashes to Ashes [1:24]
5. Luther Lee Boggs [:39]
6. Scully's Open Mind [7:07]
7. Phone Privileges [3:06]
8. The White Cross [1:12]
9. Head Games [:56]
10. No Deal [3:12]
11. Taking the Plunge [1:28]
12. Dead Man Walking [3:31]
13. End Titles [3:08]
1. Gender Bender [3:45]
2. Main Titles [:46]
3. Sex & Death [3:22]
4. Steveston [1:06]
5. The Touch [1:39]
6. The Kindred [2:26]
7. Secrets in the Night [5:55]
8. The Burial [1:12]
9. Fatal Attraction [4:45]
10. It's the Sex That Kills [1:51]
11. Cornered [4:09]
12. A Killer Reclaimed [:20]
13. No Earthly Means [3:18]
14. End Titles [2:25]
1. He's Back [3:56]
2. Main Titles [:47]
3. Willis Is Missing [5:43]
4. Which One? [:29]
5. Lula's Brother [5:43]
6. Testing Willis [2:53]
7. Looking for Lula [2:14]
8. Lula's Surprise [:22]
9. Scully in Trouble [3:06]
10. Mulder in Charge [1:54]
11. Double Memory [1:59]
12. FBI in Position [2:35]
13. Killed in the Line of Duty [1:19]
14. End Titles [3:28]
1. Dead Man's Eyes [1:40]
2. Main Titles [:46]
3. Barnett's Ghost [3:46]
4. Mulder's Mistake [:25]
5. A Hunted Fox [2:13]
6. Mulder's Testimony [1:55]
7. He Ain't Dead... [2:00]
8. Confirmation [3:31]
9. The File on Dr. Ridley [:11]
10. The Visitors [4:36]
11. Ridley's Secret [1:28]
12. The Government's Deal [2:08]
13. The Next Victim [2:15]
14. Face-to-Face [1:15]
15. To the Grave [3:06]
16. End Titles [3:20]
Disc #5 -- X-Files: The Complete First Season
1. The Skies of Iraq [1:52]
2. Main Titles [:46]
3. The Ranheim Incident [5:06]
4. Mulder's Watchdogs [2:01]
5. A Dangerous Path [3:09]
6. Photographic Diversion [5:03]
7. "Don't Stop Swimming." [4:52]
8. After the Truck [4:42]
9. Another Hoax? [2:49]
10. Braidwood and Stefoff [1:00]
11. Level 6 [6:16]
12. End Titles [1:38]
1. The Miracle Boy [1:33]
2. Main Titles [:45]
3. Ministry or Murder? [2:14]
4. The Miracle Mission [4:01]
5. The Vigil [1:57]
6. Samuel [4:49]
7. The Locusts [3:38]
8. The Reverend's Request [2:27]
9. The Revival [3:42]
10. The Hand of Death [1:54]
11. Cause of Death [3:44]
12. Spilled Blood [2:59]
13. The Betrayer [:45]
14. It Was Samuel... [3:08]
15. Looking for Miracles [2:10]
16. End Titles [:24]
1. Man-Beast [2:03]
2. Main Titles [:46]
3. Something Not Human [3:06]
4. Animal Tracks [1:54]
5. The Body [2:22]
6. Shapeshifters [2:08]
7. The Funeral [2:16]
8. Death in the Night [2:47]
9. The Morning After [:54]
10. Tale of the Manitou [4:11]
11. The Witness [1:25]
12. Traces of Blood [6:04]
13. The Beast Within [:28]
14. See You in Eight Years [3:40]
15. End Titles [1:41]
1. Death in the Air [2:09]
2. Main Titles [:45]
3. Vanishing Act [4:10]
4. The Cocoon [2:33]
5. Spinney's Yarn [1:10]
6. A Core Sample [1:03]
7. Humphreys Gets Bugged [5:53]
8. Ancient Insects [3:17]
9. Stay in the Light [2:59]
10. No Escape [4:55]
11. Failure Is Not an Option [2:56]
12. End Titles [1:58]
Disc #6 -- X-Files: The Complete First Season
1. Baltimore Revisited [3:21]
2. Main Titles [:46]
3. The Day in Court [7:52]
4. Playing a Hunch [2:20]
5. Dark Intruder [4:44]
6. A Skeleton Key [:54]
7. Four Hours of Baba Booey [4:32]
8. The Case Against Mulder [1:16]
9. A Taste for Ribs [2:10]
10. Monte's Liver [1:11]
11. Going Underground [6:50]
12. End Titles [:51]
1. Little Girl Lost [3:00]
2. Main Titles [:45]
3. Something's Not Right [1:39]
4. The Disturbed Child [4:23]
5. Michelle's Case [2:01]
6. Nine Years Dead [1:37]
7. About Charlie Morris [4:45]
8. The Last Two [1:26]
9. The Cop Connection [2:42]
10. Hypno-Regression [4:49]
11. The Last Animal [:50]
12. The Latent Image [3:32]
13. Charlie's Revenge [1:12]
14. Status Unexplained [1:58]
15. End Titles [1:57]
1. The Rocket Scientists [5:14]
2. Main Titles [:45]
3. An Investigation [:53]
4. Working Alone? [5:15]
5. Roland [1:46]
6. Arthur [2:03]
7. Roland's Dreams [6:03]
8. Sabotage [4:04]
9. Confrontation [3:54]
10. Roland to the Rescue [1:51]
11. A Crime? [5:03]
12. End Titles [1:04]
1. Green Blood [2:08]
2. Main Titles [:46]
3. Puzzle Pieces [8:01]
4. Berube's Work Is Done [4:08]
5. Strange Bacteria [3:31]
6. Secare on the Loose [:24]
7. Pandora's Box [2:27]
8. A New Base Pair [1:59]
9. Interplanetary Hybrids [3:10]
10. High-Profile Hostage [5:02]
11. The Original Tissue [2:48]
12. Making the Exchange [:31]
13. The Truth Is Out There [4:17]
14. End Titles [3:06]

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The X-Files - Season 1 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 18 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This set is $20 LESS at Amazon. Get with the program, B&N.
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ghostly353 More than 1 year ago
fast shipment and the items are in perfect shape no scratches or something similar. it was a good choice. good, excellent, and cheaper.
modestindecisiv More than 1 year ago
The first season of the X-file is engaging and informative of how the rest of the show progresses. When I was younger I would watch the show now and then. As an adult, I find myself compelled to watch every episode. I really enjoy the weekly monster episodes and they remain my favorite. However, the alien episodes are great and entertaining as well. In the first season the inter personal relationship between Fox and Dana is fascinating as they are just getting to know each other. They play the roles very well. I highly enjoy watching the first season over and over again. I recommend that newbies to the X-files start at the beginning. The characters in the X-files are complex and are played by great actors and actresses. The effects in the X-files are not subpar either, they are nicely done.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you're a fan, you have to own the season collections. I became a fan around the third or fourth season, so it was really fun watching these old episodes. I had seen some of them when they were rerun, but it was nice to see them in chronological order. You get to see Duchovny and Anderson really grow as actors. They get better as each season passes. In this collection, you get to see them younger, tanless, and a little fashionless (i.e., government-wear). Now I need to watch the next season!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is one of the best things that has ever crossed paths with television. Every episode resonates with intrigue and power, sometimes leaving questions unanswered and making the experience even better. The ideas are believably explained and are taken seriously. Although none of this could ever be true, it makes you wonder if this what would happen. It's a series for the ages.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This series assumes that the audience members appreciate humor as well as strong writing. The characters are appealing because of their intelligence.
Guest More than 1 year ago
And one of the best shows to ever air. It is stunning how good a pilot this was. The set is a must-own for any tv fan.
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