‘X-Files’: The William storyline is the worst ever

(L-R) X-Files’s actors François Chau as Peter Wong and Gillian Anderson as Dana Scully
Image Credit: Robert Falconer/FOX

X-Files | Season 11 | Episode 5, “Ghouli”

In season 11 of the X-Files, episode 5, “Ghouli,” William Scully-Mulder, now Jackson Van De Kamp (Miles Robbins), is not quite as mysterious anymore. He’s a seventeen year old boy with the power of mind projection, which he uses on his two girlfriends. The results are disastrous for the girls. William apologizes explaining he’s learning how to control his power. His psychic connection to his birth mother, FBI Special Agent Dr. Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson), brings them together under less than happy circumstances.

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“The Lost Art of Forehead Sweat” is a classic ‘X-Files’ episode

‘X-Files’ Fox Mulder, played by actor David Duchovny

X-Files | Season 11 | Episode 4, “The Lost Art of Forehead Sweat”

“The Lost Art of Forehead Sweat” is one of the most enjoyable episodes of X-Files. It opens with a throwback scene from an episode of the Twilight Zone television series which aired 1959 – 1964, or so it seems. Special FBI Agents Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dr. Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) are sought out by a Reggie Something (Brian Huskey).

Something claims that a government agency he refers to as “They” is out to erase him from history. His connection reference to Mulder is a Twilight Zone episode entitled, “The Lost Martian.” He tells Mulder the episode doesn’t exist. Mulder tries to prove Something wrong.

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‘Black Lightning’ is needed for a greater purpose

Black Lightning (Image Credit: Wikipedia, May 1988 by Kevin Nowlan)

Black Lightning | S1.E1 “The Resurrection” | Superhero Drama | The CW

The premiere opening of Black Lightening starts off with prominent citizen, Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams), who is a community leader and principal at Garfield High School, a local charter high school. Pierce is pulled over by the police without an explanation. Guns are drawn on his daughters. He is forced to get out of his car in the rain and walked to the police car. Pierce states that this was the third time in one month he was pulled over by police.

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Binge-Worthy: ‘The Guild’

The Guild (Image Credit: The Guild)

I must have been embroiled in my day job to have missed this web series, The Guild, but the good thing about the Internet is that nothing ever dies on it. The Guild was online from 2007 – 2012. It’s about six strangers participating in a massively multiplayer online role-playing game. They are in the same guild, The Knights of Good.   The creator and writer is author Felicia Day. She also stars in it as Cyd Sherman, her gamer’s name is “Codex.” Codex is the low self-esteemed priestess of the guild. The series is based on Day’s real-life experiences playing World of Warcraft.

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