The X-Files: Season 3 (1995 - 1996)



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Air date: Sep 22, 1995
Air date: Sep 29, 1995
Air date: Oct 6, 1995
Air date: Oct 13, 1995
Air date: Oct 20, 1995
Air date: Nov 3, 1995
Air date: Nov 10, 1995
Air date: Nov 17, 1995
Air date: Nov 24, 1995
Air date: Dec 1, 1995
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Season three of The X-Files begins with Fox Mulder having been found in the desert, following the end of season two's finale, and is nursed back to health. Dana Scully discovers a Nazi scientist who is attempting to create alien-human hybrids, whilst also meeting with a group of women who had abduction experiences similar to her own. Stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson.


David Duchovny
as Fox Mulder
Gillian Anderson
as Dana Scully
Mitch Pileggi
as Skinner
William B. Davis
as Cigarette Smoking Man
Sheila Larken
as Mrs. Scully
Linden Banks
as Joseph Patnik
John Neville
as Well-Manicured Man
Brendan Beiser
as Agent Pendrell
Morris Panych
as Gray-Haired Man
Nic Lea
as Krycek
Lucy Liu
as Kim Hsin
R. Nelson Brown
as Ansel Bray
Jaap Broeker
as The Stupendous Yappi
Thomas Kopache
as Gen. Thomas Callahan
Robert Ito
as Dr. Zama/Ishimaru
Hayley Tyson
as Susan Kryder
Tom McBeath
as Dr. Lewton
Stacy Grant
as Judy Fairly
Raye Birk
as Dr. Jeff Eckerle
Wendy Benson
as Margi Kleinjan
Roger R. Cross
as SWAT Lt. Brophy
Karen Witter
as Sharon Kiveat
April Grace
as Danielle Manley
Dean Wray
as Tow-Truck Driver
Kurtwood Smith
as Agt. Bill Patterson
Robert Clothier
as Commander Johansen
Peter Scoular
as Sick Crewman
Alex Diakun
as Tarot Dealer
Mark Acheson
as Ted Bertram
Alf Humphreys
as Dr. Pomerantz
Steve Makaj
as Frank Kiveat
Bokeem Woodbine
as Sammon Roque
Raymond J. Barry
as Sen. Matheson
Sam Bottoms
as Michael Kryder
Greg Thirloway
as Agt. Greg Nemhauser
Ari Solomon
as Gauthier
Kevin McNulty
as Agent Fuller
James Hong
as Hard Faced Man
Roy Thinnes
as Jeremiah Smith
Frank Cassini
as Det. Cline
Janie Woods-Morris
as Lorraine Kelleher
Tim Henry
as Mulder's Informant
Don Thompson
as Lt. Col. Victor Stans
Sidonie Boll
as Myra Jacobs
Ron Sauve
as Decker
Mar Anderson
as Jack Hammond
John Toles-Bey
as John Speranza
Peter Hanlon
as Dr. Bailey
Paul McLean
as Coast Guard Officer
Bill Dow
as Medical Examiner
Susan Bain
as Agt. Sarah Sheherlis
Daniel Quinn
as Lt. Jack Sheaffer
Nancy Sorel
as Capt. Janet Draper
Tracy Ellis
as Lucy Householder
Stephen McHattie
as Red-Haired Man
Vic Trevino
as Alonso Bilac
Angelo Vacco
as Doorman
Suzy Joachim
as Lauren's Roommate
Michael Berryman
as Owen Jarvis
Timothy Carhart
as Virgil Incanto
Brennan Kotowich
as Trevor Callahan
Roger Allford
as Harbormaster
Janne Mortil
as Mona Wunster
Alan Zinyk
as Blaine
Crystal Verge
as Dr. Lorenz
Garry Davey
as Bob Spitz
Donald Fong
as Vase Man
Rebecca Toolan
as Mrs. Mulder
Kate Robbins
as Darren's Mother
Michael Chieffo
as Carl Wade
Don S. Williams
as Man with Scully
Kenneth Welsh
as Simon Gates
Larry Musser
as Detective Manners
Peter Boyle
as Clyde Bruckman
James Handy
as Detective Alan Cross
Jewel Staite
as Amy Jacobs
Greg Rogers
as Daniel Charez
R. Lee Ermey
as Rev. Finley
Tim Dickson
as Dr. Richard Godfrey
Kimberly Unger
as Mrs. Gauthier
Michael Yama
as Shuyang Hsin
Tom Mason
as Det. Waltos
Chris Ellis
as Sheriff Hindt
Zinaid Memisevic
as Patnik's Victim
Alex Bruhanski
as Dr. Bugger
Vic Polizos
as Agent Frank Burst
Jennifer Hetrick
as Sharon Skinner
Bobbie Phillips
as Dr. Bambi Berenbaum
B.D. Wong
as Det. Glen Chao
Ken Ryan
as Walt Banks
Kevin Zegers
as Kevin Kryder
Russell Porter
as Scott Simmons
Timothy Webber
as Dr. Farraday
Stu Charno
as Killer
Badja Djola
as Neech Manley
Glynis Davies
as Virgil's Landlady
Mike Puttonen
as Conductor
Dwight McFee
as Det. Havez
Nicole Robert
as School Teacher
Steve Bacic
as Agent Colins
Ernie Lively
as Sheriff Teller
Ken Kramer
as Dr. Alexander Ianov
Melinda McGraw
as Melissa Scully
Jo Bates
as Kallenchuk
Walter Gotell
as Victor Klemper
Ken Foree
as Parmelly
Lenno Britos
as Cardinal
Lisa Robin Kelly
as Terri Roberts
Meredith Bain-Woodward
as Defense Attorney
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News & Interviews for The X-Files: Season 3

Critic Reviews for The X-Files Season 3

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (4)

I've seen Talitha Cumi, tonight's season finale of The X-Files (9 o'clock on Fox), and it is, to use a technical TV-industry term, a doozy.

Oct 25, 2017 | Full Review…

Even at that, clones and shapeshifting might be pushing it. I have no idea what's going on. The CSM is a very strange, stupefying, and utterly ridiculous man.

Oct 14, 2017 | Full Review…

The third season is considered by many to be the best, and if you look at the list of episodes it's a strong argument.

Sep 27, 2017 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

By the time the show really hits its stride with the second and third season, the writers had found a near-perfect balance between its arc plot and its monsters of the week.

Oct 25, 2017 | Full Review…

But while the action-adventure elements are to the fore, there's also plenty of the emotional backbone that makes the show so watchable.

Oct 14, 2017 | Full Review…

This season has the series' best mythology episodes, back when the villains were still scary and the conspiracy seemed like it was building to something sublime.

Oct 14, 2017 | Full Review…

X-Files shows no sign of flagging inspiration; its ability to find paranoia in the paranormal appears to be limitless.

Jan 5, 2015 | Rating: A | Full Review…

Season three of The X-Files is, for me, hands down, its best season and maybe one of the greatest TV seasons of all time.

Jan 5, 2015 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The X-Files: Season 3



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The paranormal gets even more strange and bizarre in Season 3 of The X-Files. After surviving an attempted assassination Mulder is hot on the heels of the Syndicate; coming ever closer to exposing their plans for colonization. But in the meantime Mulder and Scully continue to look into cases of psychics, astral projection, mass hysteria, mind control, and mythic creatures. With the success of last season's "Humbug," the series attempts to add more humor with the classic satiric episodes "Clyde Bookman's Final Repose" and "Jong Chung's From Outer Space." Additionally, the list of guest stars is more impressive than ever; featuring Peter Boyle, R. Lee Ermey, Kurtwood Smith, Ryan Reynolds, Jack Back, Amanda Tapping, and Jesse Ventura. Fast becoming a powerhouse of the Fox network, The X-Files' third season continues to develop rich and interesting stories and compelling characters that bring in more and more viewers week after week.


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