X-Files Episode 6: “My Struggle II”

I put off watching “My Struggle II” for several hours, at first just waiting until I finished dinner, then, after watching the first half of The Bachelor, I just had to see what kind of trainwreck Jojo’s family was, so I finished the episode. When that ended, I remembered Better …

The X-Files episode 5: “Babylon”

I completely and totally hated “Babylon.” It’s bad, corny, and of a turdly nature. There were cliches, plot holes, and line dancing. The first sign that this was not going to be a good or even ok episode was the introduction of a Muslim man. You know he’s a Muslim …

The X-Files Episode 4: Home Again

“Home Again” begins in West Philadelphia, where HUD was “cleaning” an area (aka taking a fire hose to the homeless at 5 AM) which is phase one in a scheme to relocate the people living there to an abandoned hospital. After announcing this plan to people he’s currently displacing and violently hosing, …

The X-Files Episode 1: “My Struggle”

Reboots and revivals are rampant at the moment. Often, when the series ended on top (like Arrested Development), it’s a setup for disappointment. Time has gone by, and it’s hard to get back into the swing of things. But what happens when a show ended on one of the worst …