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The X-Files

The X-Files

Description: Conspiracy theorist Fox Mulder and realist Dana Scully pull out all the stops as FBI special agents to investigate and get to the bottom of inexplicable paranormal cases.
Genre: ["Drama","Crime","Drama","Mystery","Sci-Fi","Thriller"]
Year Released: 1993
Number of seasons: 11
Number of episodes: 217
First episode air date: September 10, 1993
Writers: David Duchovny, Chris Carter, Vince Gilligan, MORE
Spin Offs: The Lone Gunmen, Millennium

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