My Struggle III
The X-Files Season 11



Critic Ratings: 12
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Episode Info

The Season 11 premiere picks up after the last event series' cliffhanger with Mulder and Scully learning that they aren't the only ones desperately searching for their long-lost son, William.


David Duchovny
as Fox Mulder
Gillian Anderson
as Dana Scully
Mitch Pileggi
as Walter Skinner
William B. Davis
as Cigarette Smoking Man
Annabeth Gish
as Monica Reyes
Chris Owen
as Jeffrey Spender
Barbara Hershey
as Erika Price
Robbie Amell
as Agent Miller
Lauren Ambrose
as Agent Einstein
Anjali Jay
as Dr. Joyet
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Critic Reviews for My Struggle III

The episode feel like a frenetic example of wheel-spinning.

May 25, 2018 | Full Review…

[The mythology is like] one of those illusory conspiracies out of a Raúl Ruiz or Jacques Rivette film in which the aura of something sinister matters more than the reasons behind the portent.

Mar 27, 2018 | Full Review…

X-Files returns to pick up the pieces from last year's finale, but it only creates a sloppier mess that undermines its audience.

Jan 11, 2018 | Full Review…

Because honestly, this episode felt very haphazard.

Jan 18, 2018 | Full Review…

It's enough to make you wish the aliens would just come back and end the world already.

Jan 11, 2018 | Rating: C | Full Review…

There's a glorious insanity to "My Struggle III" that approaches telenovela ridiculousness and climaxes in a series of revelations that challenge the entire arc of the show.

Jan 11, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

It is with heavy heart that I inform you that the first episode of the sci-fi drama's Season 11 is like Eddie Van Blundht's version of Mulder: It sounds a lot like the entity we know and love, but really just turns out to be bloated and a little dumb.

Jan 5, 2018 | Full Review…

Yes, the strangest truth of all is that the show that basically invented the modern procedural (case/monster-of-the-week mixed with serialized background noise/mythology) has now lost its serialized mojo.

Jan 5, 2018 | Rating: 5.5/10 | Full Review…

Even though The X-Files stumbles out of the gate in season 11, it seems there's still some life left in Mulder and Scully's search for the Truth after all.

Jan 5, 2018 | Full Review…

This isn't really good, and my main hope for the rest of the season is that all of these elements are either shoved to the background or presented in a different light once the show's other writers get on board. But at least it's not a total collapse.

Jan 5, 2018 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
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