Truly scary X-Files eps...

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  1. comicbookwriter

    comicbookwriter Captain Captain

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    Seeing as how the movie has rekindled my interest in old XF episodes, I was watching seasons one and two, I was amazed by how scary some episodes were, especially since we have had a wave of gory films lately, but none of those schlock-fests have been as mentally stimulating as those old XF horror stories.

    I am thinking of ICE, IRRESTISTIBLE, DIE HAND DIE VERLETZT, and then later on, episodes like HOME.

    What are some of your favorite scary episodes of XF?

    CBW
     
  2. Ethros

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    I'm sure everyone will go on about Home, but I would also say Die Hand Die Verletzt from Season 2
    Scary teachers!
     
  3. crouteru

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    Sure, I'd agree that Home is still pretty scary. Here are a few more that still give me the chills when watching at night in the dark... ;)

    Pilot
    Squeeze
    Ice
    Tooms
    Irresistible
    2Shy
    Oubliette
    Unruhe
    Tithonus
     
  4. Mr. Laser Beam

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    Law & Order fans will probably agree. ;)
     
  5. JuanBolio

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    I never followed the series much, but the one with the Chupacabra and the one with the giant underground fungus were fairly creepy.
     
  6. DWF

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    Folie a Deux, that was a VERY creepy ep. :cardie:
     
  7. Caretaker

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    Little Green Men - not showing the aliens completely, scary

    Detour - Mothmen, scary

    Badlaa - Deep Roy as the Indian beggar man, scary
     
  8. sidious618

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    Tooms, The Host and Detour all come to mind.
     
  9. guardian

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    Amen.....that hospital room scene was big time creepy.
     
  10. Angel4576

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    Some good ones already mentioned, but I always found Calusari to be pretty unnerving as well.
     
  11. mr.peany

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    Man, that episode scared the bejesus out of me when I first saw it. I HATED the sound his little cart made.
     
  12. Ryan

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    Dod Kalm and Night Falls are two incredibly creepy episodes.
     
  13. Tulaberry whine

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    ^ Did you mean Darkness Falls? That one sticks in my mind too as a genuinely scary episode.
     
  14. GreenBlood

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    ‘Home’ wasn’t so much scary to me as much as it was highly DISTURBING, with a capital ‘D’.
     
  15. Trippy

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    ^ya...eww!

    Tooms was one of the ones that got me on edge...Theef was one that was scary too
     
  16. sidious618

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    That's right, Theef was a great one.

    And I agree that Home wasn't scary so much as disturbing. Good episode, though.
     
  17. Broccoli

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    The snake one. I can't recall the name ("Signs and Numbers" maybe). Not so much that it was scary, per say. But damn, I have an irrational fear of snakes.
     
  18. kalysto

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    I think it was called Fire? It gave me the creeps for ages, but I was sufficiently hooked to keep watching week after week anyways!
     
  19. shockwave

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    been a long time since I've seen the x-files, but I remeber the Peacock episode (Home)
     
  20. Harvey

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    Ice is pretty scary. And Mulder and Scully come dangerously close to the end in Darkness Falls. Both of those are from season one, IIRC.