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Old January 6 2013, 04:24 AM   #4
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Re: X-Files, A trope I'm getting tired of..

Starbreaker wrote: View Post
I'm not sure what you mean. Unless it's a federal crime, the FBI is usually invited to assist with cases. It's not like they can barge in and take over an investigation. I don't ever even really remember thinking that they didn't have any authority.

Unless you're talking about the conspiracy angle... then that was the whole point.
I think the OP is complaining about it being the same monster-of-the-week format as Kolchak: The Night Stalker. Which Chris Carter always acknowledged as an inspiration
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