The X-Files - Season 11, Episode 5 - Rotten Tomatoes


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Episode Info

When a pair of teenage girls attack one another, each believing the other to be a monster, Mulder and Scully find that their investigation could possibly lead back to 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
Miles Robbins
as Jackson Van De Kamp
Sarah Jeffery
as Brianna Stapleton
Madeleine Arthur
as Sarah Arthur
Justin Louis
as Detective Costa
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Critic reviews for Ghouli

As always, The X-Files works a lot better when Mulder and Scully are actually working together, not apart.

February 2, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…

It was a wonderfully satisfying episode. We got a happy ending!

May 29, 2018 | Full Review…

The episode's a bit of a Ghouli itself, though how could it not be given the myriad contradictions, as often vexing as they are entertaining, inherent to the series' serpentine master plot.

March 27, 2018 | Full Review…

This week, with "Ghouli," written and directed by James Wong, The X-Files pulls its second-riskiest plot device of the season so far.

February 1, 2018 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

Particularly remarkable is the scene in the morgue where Scully gives what she think is Jackson's corpse the speech she'd give to him if he was still alive - which he eventually turns out to be - before sobbing at how inadequate it is.

February 1, 2018 | Full Review…

Well, that was undoubtedly a simple case of the week to tell a rather complicated story.

February 1, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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