Lemme start by saying that I am not a superstitious person, but it’s hard to deny some things in this world (let alone universe) defy our comprehension and will probably continue to do so for eons to come. What could this be? Alien beings, parallel universes, otherworlds seen in myth and legend? Beyond the fantastical, we have theories of sinister organizations working underneath our thumbs, pseudo-government tyrannies run by companies, among other things. Sounds like science fiction and are probably inventions of creative minds, but what amount of truth can be found in those statements? Sure, this is quickly starting to sound like the beginning of a poorly written creepypasta, but it does make one wonder. Whether intended for plain old entertainment or an attempt to broaden our horizons, various bits of media have wondered what lurks within our own world, as well as what lurks beyond ours. And beyond the media, such notions are ingrained into countless cultures around the world. Even if it’s popular mythology, these stories continue to live and breath much like we do. Let’s have a look at some examples I personally enjoy.
While I had originally planned to do a review this week, a bit of news had changed that. Just recently, Fox Media had confirmed rumors and speculation about a new X-Files series. While Carter had both planned to make another movie after the lackluster 2008 film, “I Want to Believe”, there hadn’t been much news outside of fan speculation. Fast Forward a couple years and the series was officially continued through the limited-series of comic books aptly named “Season 10”. But even then, this was more so a gift to the fans rather than continuing the ongoing series. That said, we have at least 6 new episodes of the television show to look forward to. However, I’m not here to focus on the upcoming series so much as look back at the classic series. Or rather, I’m here to look at ten of my favorite episodes! Some are amazing, some have been panned by critics, and some are just wonderfully weird. As you’d expect, there is probably an amount of overlap with what other fans have said. But hey, there’s plenty of episodes worth remembering by a large group of people. One more thing! While I tried to avoid a lot of spoilers, there are still quite a few ahead, so take heed if you haven’t finished the series yet. More after the jump.