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Offline Blueguy

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Re: X-Files
« Reply #15 on: March 13, 2007, 06:43:03 AM »
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Yeah, the show should have ended when he left.  I don't think I watched more then 3 episodes with Robert Patrick. 

I loved the conspiracy stuff, but some of those other episodes were really good.  I got the first three seasons off of Netflix last year, I need to start picking up more again.  It's been a while. 


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Re: X-Files
« Reply #16 on: March 13, 2007, 06:48:58 AM »
Yes, seasons 1-6 were my favs, as previously stated.

Just a hint with the DVD's...Don't buy the "Asian" version of the X-Files. You can pick  up this "Asian" version pretty cheap on Flea~Bay, but they are nothing more then a knock off. I found out the hard way :(


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Re: X-Files
« Reply #17 on: March 13, 2007, 06:52:42 AM »
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Re: X-Files
« Reply #18 on: March 13, 2007, 08:17:09 PM »
I thought Doggett was an interesting character, and Robert Patrick played him well. He just suffered from being on a show that had already jumped the shark, and was floating, adrift and directionless with no hope of rescue.


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Re: X-Files
« Reply #19 on: March 14, 2007, 02:47:58 AM »
I thought Doggett was an interesting character, and Robert Patrick played him well. He just suffered from being on a show that had already jumped the shark, and was floating, adrift and directionless with no hope of rescue.
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Re: X-Files
« Reply #20 on: March 14, 2007, 10:11:25 AM »

...in the Bermuda triangle, no less.
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I thought "Triangle" was a good episode, though.
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Re: X-Files
« Reply #21 on: March 16, 2007, 11:35:30 AM »
I was onboard from the beginning with the X Files (being paranoid and all...imagine that)
It was really really better in Canada than when they moved to LA.
The movie , at the time, was a let down for sure. Course, since I had a slight concussion watching it at the theater, I guess anything would have been a let down.
I have gone back and watched some of the later season episodes (when it became a totally different show) and they are not as bad as I remembered, but how far it had fallen. I was a fan of the mytharc episodes so once it stopped being black oil/aliens/Mulder's sister and became Terminator (with a Terminator in the cast even!) and straight out soap opera...well poopie.
 
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Re: X-Files
« Reply #22 on: March 16, 2007, 01:56:20 PM »

   I don't quite understand why everyone thinks the show went downhill. I didn't see many changes in terms of the quality of the writing and what not. The show would have done far worse if changes had not been made to the cast/plot because then it would have been the same thing over and over again. I'm grateful that the show ended before it did go south, frankly.

  And I loved Robert Patrick in the show.  :)  I think his character was interesting.


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Re: X-Files
« Reply #23 on: March 24, 2007, 07:51:09 PM »
I liked Robert "Firewall" Patrick in the X-Files and I also liked how at times he was the skeptic and Scully was the believer.  The thing that drove me nuts about the last seasons was the constant, CONSTANT "Where's Mulder? Where's Mulder" all throughout. If they had just moved on and worked on the character development that last seasons could have been better.
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Re: X-Files
« Reply #24 on: March 24, 2007, 10:49:17 PM »
I don't quite understand why everyone thinks the show went downhill.

Speaking as a formerly obsess "X-Phile," I agree that the show didn't go downhill. In fact, it went nowhere at all.


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Re: X-Files
« Reply #25 on: March 24, 2007, 11:11:51 PM »
Hehe - one of our office buddies was all into the show, watching it season by season on DVD. And I kept telling him that he'd have to be VERY tolerant of the last few seasons... He didn't want to believe me but came in the other day and said:

"JP... I saw what you were saying. After a couple episodes with Doggett, I kept skipping chapters, then whole episodes, and wound up at the series finale.... it BLEW."

See, LOST went into the game knowing that it could ONLY survive for five seasons, max. You can only go on for so long with the overall mysteries.
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Re: X-Files
« Reply #26 on: February 03, 2016, 01:37:15 PM »
Anyone else here watching the new 6-episode event? Kind of surprised to see no discussion of it here (and I'm reviving a nearly decade-old thread to discuss it!). The first two episodes were "enjoyable enough but kind of meh" for me, but "Mulder & Scully Meet the Were-Monster" (actually based on an unproduced script for the mid-2000s reboot of Kolchak: The Night Stalker) might be my favorite episode ever, at least in the top 4 or 5.

Review: Why tonight's 'X-Files' made the whole revival worthwhile
Read more at http://www.hitfix.com/whats-alan-watching/review-why-tonights-x-files-made-the-whole-revival-worthwhile

http://www.hitfix.com/whats-alan-watching/review-why-tonights-x-files-made-the-whole-revival-worthwhile
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Re: X-Files
« Reply #27 on: February 03, 2016, 04:37:02 PM »
Anyone else here watching the new 6-episode event? Kind of surprised to see no discussion of it here (and I'm reviving a nearly decade-old thread to discuss it!). The first two episodes were "enjoyable enough but kind of meh" for me, but "Mulder & Scully Meet the Were-Monster" (actually based on an unproduced script for the mid-2000s reboot of Kolchak: The Night Stalker) might be my favorite episode ever, at least in the top 4 or 5.

Review: Why tonight's 'X-Files' made the whole revival worthwhile
Read more at http://www.hitfix.com/whats-alan-watching/review-why-tonights-x-files-made-the-whole-revival-worthwhile

http://www.hitfix.com/whats-alan-watching/review-why-tonights-x-files-made-the-whole-revival-worthwhile

Fully agree on the last episode.  The first two were interesting, but the third one is the most fun I can remember having watching X-Files. Rhys makes me smile no matter what show he's on, but him in this episode was pure magic.
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Re: X-Files
« Reply #28 on: February 04, 2016, 08:22:27 PM »
I have been enjoying it.  They are hitting all the tropes... Episode 1 was CONSPIRACY, Ep 2 was MONSTER OF THE WEEK, Ep 3 was the COMEDY episode.  So good.

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Re: X-Files
« Reply #29 on: February 20, 2016, 05:37:24 PM »
Episode 5 was the worst of the bunch so far. There is always a stinker!!
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