Critic Consensus: "Home Again" blends dramatic performances and spooky fun, all in service of a storyline that sends the characters on a dark, personal journey.
as Fox Mulder
as Dana Scully
as Walter Skinner
as Margaret Scully
as Daryl Landry
as Joseph Cutler
as Nancy Huff
as Det. Dross
as Forensic Tech
as Jack Budd
as Dr. Louise Colquitt
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Critic reviews for Home Again
Anderson gave a heartbreaking, award-worthy performance as Scully suffered a great loss, but the episode, written by executive producer Glen Morgan, also featured monster thrills.
Somebody showed up to do some acting today, and that person's name is Gillian Anderson... Anderson (never a disappointment) stays grounded, raw and real.
I found it to be very heavy-handed, and another episode where they were trying to do too much.
"Home Again" was a heartbreakingly lovely episode, a showcase of Gillian Anderson's acting as well as the many layers and complicated emotional journey of Dana Scully.
If Fox, Anderson and Duchovny ever decide to extend their six-episode run, it might be time for a new brain or two in the scriptwriters' room.
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