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X Files: Season 8 [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Gillian Anderson
X Files: Season 8 [DVD] DVD ~ Gillian Anderson
17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Just Plain WOW, 8 Jun 2006
So, David Duchovny signs out with season 8 - a season where his cameo appearances through the first half reminded us of how much we loved him - and his partnerdhip with Scully. Then he came back, and all was good - until he left again, in preperation for a season 9 without him at all. The season gets under way with Mulder abducted and a fantastic new character added. John Doggett, head of the search for Mulder then assigned to the c-files with Scully, is an absorbing character. Sure, he'll never be able to replace Mulder, but he is different in a way that makes him new and exciting to keep the chair warm. And i realise many fans argued that Mulder's dissappearance was the end and season 8… Read more
X Files: Season 7 [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ David Duchovny
X Files: Season 7 [DVD] DVD ~ David Duchovny
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Ah. Here's an interesting moment for the x-files; presumably aware that it would be David Duchovny's last full season, the x-files directors allowed explorations deep into characters. All Things, written and directed by Gillian Anderson is an expecially good example. The season is one of the worst, however, because the StandAlone episodes took a noticably humourous and light-hearted edge to the show. The season gets under way nicely with The Sixth Extinction, which follows Mulder's journey through his visions as his brain suffers from its deadly disease (as contracted at the end of season 6) and Scully searches for a cure. There are high points in the coming StandAlone episodes, such as… Read more