The X-Files Essentials
is an exclusive insiders pass to the science-fiction television phenomenon just in time for its second trip to the big screen. Selected by eight-time Emmy® Award nominated series creator Chris Carter himself, all eight full episodes in the compilation include special on-camera introductions by Carter and producer Frank Spotnitz, revealing why each were chosen. Also featured on the collection is the February 2008 WonderCon panel session with Carter and Spotnitz, as well as series stars David Duchovny (Mulder) and Gillian Anderson (Scully), making their first fan convention appearance together in several years and taking questions from fans, in an interview spanning over 38 minutes.
These eight essential episodes "Pilot", "Beyond the Sea", "The Host", "Clyde Bruckmans Final Repose", "Memento Mori", "The Post-Modern Prometheus", "Bad Blood" and "Milagro" span seasons 16 and cover a variety of paranormal and unexplained cases centering on alien abductions, psychic phenomenon and life forms not quite human that set the stage for the eagerly anticipated sequel. As an added bonus, the DVD set also features the theatrical teaser trailer.
Disc One: "Pilot" (from Season 1) "Beyond the Sea" (from Season 1) "The Host" (from Season 2) "Clyde Bruckmans Final Repose" (from Season 3) Disc Two: "Memento Mori" (from Season 4) "Post-Modern Prometheus" (from Season 5) "Milagro" (from Season 6) Bonus features: 2008 theatrical trailer; Wondercon talent panel session