The X-Files: Season 6 (1998 - 1999)



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Air date: Nov 8, 1998
Air date: Nov 15, 1998
Air date: Nov 22, 1998
Air date: Nov 29, 1998
Air date: Nov 29, 1998
Air date: Dec 13, 1998
Air date: Jan 3, 1999
Air date: Jan 10, 1999
Air date: Jan 17, 1999
Air date: Jan 24, 1999
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Season six of The X-Files starts with Fox Mulder and Dana Scully being told that they have been denied reassignment to the division and that Walter Skinner and Diana Fowley have been assigned to the X-Files instead. Mulder and Scully respond by going to track down an escaped alien in Phoenix, against FBI orders. This season includes a potential alien virus, Mulder gaining telepathic abilities, and an alien-human hybrid that will trigger colonization if the aliens learn of her existence. Stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson.


David Duchovny
as Fox Mulder
Gillian Anderson
as Dana Scully
Mitch Pileggi
as Skinner
Melinda Culea
as Karin Berquist
John Diehl
as Pinker Rawls
Darren McGavin
as Arthur Dales
Tom Gallop
as Win Shroeder
Michael Chinyamurindi
as Dr. Solomon Merkmallen
Nora Dunn
as Joanne Fletcher
Murray Rubinstein
as Dr. Steven Sandoz
Peter White
as Gene Gogolak
Andrew Robinson
as Dr. Ian Detweiler
John Mahon
as Gen. Wegman
Francesca Ingrassia
as Cindy Culpepper
George Murdock
as Elder No. 1
Thomas F. Duffy
as Jeffrey Cahn
Michael Ensign
as Dr. Barnes
Jenny Gago
as Dr. Cabrera
Jeremy Roberts
as George Vincent
Thomas Duffy
as Jeffrey Cahn
Lou Beatty Jr.
as Black Coach
Signy Coleman
as Susanne Modeski
David Denman
as Wallace Schiff
Michael Milhoan
as Dep. Stevens
John Hawkes
as Phillip Padgett
Veronica Cartwright
as Cassandra Spender
Julia Vera
as Mrs. Lana Chee
Peter Donat
as Bill Mulder
Mindy Seeger
as Coroner
Marnie McPhail
as Cami Shroeder
Lennie Loftin
as Coranado
Robyn Lively
as Angela Schiff
Dirk Blocker
as Mayor Sam Gilmore
Nestor Serrano
as Ken Naciamento
Valente Rodriguez
as Walter Suarez
Michael McKean
as Morris Fletcher
Lenora May
as Ms. Britton
Mik Scriba
as Lt. Kraskow
Geoffrey Lewis
as Photographer
Diana-Maria Riva
as Angela Villareal
Clayton Rohner
as Daryl Mootz
Al Faris
as Silk-Shirt Man
Diana Maria Riva
as Angela Villareal
Tom Virtue
as Dave Kline
Michael Mantell
as Dr. James Riley
Victoria Jackson
as Shelia Fontaine
Juli Donald
as Nancy Kline
Michael Rothhaar
as Dr. Couvillion
Suanne Spoke
as Woman Customer
Bill Dow
as Chuck Burks
Michael O'Neill
as Patrol Captain
Frank Novak
as Fellowes
Wendie Malick
as A. D. Maslin
Nichole Pelerine
as Sara Shipley
Janine Venable
as Vicky Crump
M. Emmet Walsh
as Arthur Dales
Raymond J. Barry
as Senator Matheson
Nick Tate
as Dr. Openshaw
David Manis
as Holman Hardt
Wayne Alexander
as Older Agent
Michael Shamus Wiles
as Black-Haired Man
Max Kasch
as Evan Shipley
Jerry Giles
as Security Guard
D. Bennett Nelson
as Maggie's Dad
Tegan West
as Navy Lieutenant
Laura Leigh Hughes
as Kersh's Secretary
Brian Thompson
as Alien Bounty Hunter
John Towey
as Kenneth Orgel
Fred Lane
as Young Dales
Rebecca Toolan
as Tena Mulder
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Critic Reviews for The X-Files Season 6

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

"Drive" in turn becomes a memorably scary X-Files episode - not for any particular monster or alien presence, but because of the perhaps most frightening element of the show's world ever: mankind itself.

Nov 21, 2017 | Full Review…

I'm glad they wrapped this storyline up before it got any more mystifying but it's also way too open-ended to be satisfying.

Sep 27, 2017 | Full Review…

It's clear a lot of love was poured into this one, effectively a love letter to those who worship at the altar of the show.

Oct 14, 2017 | Full Review…

The Alien Rebels kill the entire Syndicate, so you'd think the government conspiracy is over, and we don't have to worry about alien colonization anymore. You'd be wrong. The mythology manages to somehow drag on for three more seasons.

Oct 14, 2017 | Full Review…

This was a series still alive with all of the possibilities of being a big, hit television show. It was, in other words, a show playing offense, not a show trying to hang onto its audience for dear life.

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

Audience Reviews for The X-Files: Season 6


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After moving production to LA and making the leap to feature films, The X-Files starts anew in Season 6. Picking up a few months after the X-Files was shut down, Mulder and Scully are stuck doing run-of-the-mill FBI work (yet still manage to run across the paranormal); but everything changes when an Alien Resistance suddenly appears and attacks the Syndicate. Season 6 begins the slow downfall of the series. The separation of the characters continues as many of the episodes find Mulder and Scully each on their own individual adventures. And the tone has a distinct shift to the farcical, with episodes like "Dreamland" and "The Rain King." Also, the Alien Conspiracy seems to come to a sudden, abrupt end, leaving the series without a clear over-arcing plot. Still, the series mythology takes some exciting twists and turns, and there are a few interesting cases-of-the-week involving time-loops, ghosts, and high-tech weapons. A pretty big letdown after last season, Season 6 of The X-Files is one of the show's weakest.


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