The X-Files: Season 3 DVD was released in USA and Canada on May 8, 2001, in Australia on November 12, 2001, and November 26, 2001 in Europe. The DVD is a 7 disc set, containing all 24 episodes from the third season, as well as several special features.

No. Overall No. in season Title Director Writer Air Date Prod. code U.S. viewers (millions)
Disc 1
501"The Blessing Way"‡R.W. GoodwinChris CarterSeptember 22, 19953X0119.94
512"Paper Clip"‡Rob BowmanChris CarterSeptember 29, 19953X0217.20
523"D.P.O."Kim MannersHoward GordonOctober 6, 19953X0315.57
534"Clyde Bruckman's Final Repose"David NutterDarin MorganOctober 13, 19953X0415.38
Disc 2
545"The List"Chris CarterChris CarterOctober 20, 19953X0516.72
556"2Shy"David NutterJeffrey VlamingNovember 3, 19953X0614.83
567"The Walk"Rob BowmanJohn ShibanNovember 10, 19953X0715.91
578"Oubliette"Kim MannersCharles Grant CraigNovember 17, 19953X0815.90
Disc 3
589"Nisei"‡David NutterChris Carter & Howard Gordon & Frank SpotnitzNovember 24, 19953X0916.36
5910"731"‡Rob BowmanFrank SpotnitzDecember 1, 19953X1017.68
6011"Revelations"David NutterKim NewtonDecember 15, 19953X1115.25
6112"War of the Coprophages"Kim MannersDarin MorganJanuary 5, 19963X1216.32
Disc 4
6213"Syzygy"Rob BowmanChris CarterJanuary 26, 19963X1316.04
6314"Grotesque"Kim MannersHoward GordonFebruary 2, 19963X1418.32
6415"Piper Maru"‡Rob BowmanFrank Spotnitz & Chris CarterFebruary 9, 19963X1516.44
6516"Apocrypha"‡Kim MannersFrank Spotnitz & Chris CarterFebruary 16, 19963X1616.71
Disc 5
6617"Pusher"Rob BowmanVince GilliganFebruary 23, 19963X1716.20
6718"Teso Dos Bichos"Kim MannersJohn ShibanMarch 8, 19963X1817.38
6819"Hell Money"Tucker GatesJeffrey VlamingMarch 29, 19963X1914.86
6920"José Chung's From Outer Space"Rob BowmanDarin MorganApril 12, 19963X2016.08
Disc 6
7021"Avatar"James CharlestonStory: David Duchovny & Howard Gordon

Teleplay: Howard Gordon
April 26, 19963X2114.62
7122"Quagmire"Kim MannersKim NewtonMay 3, 19963X2216.00
7223"Wetwired"Rob BowmanMat BeckMay 10, 19963X2314.48
7324"Talitha Cumi"‡R. W. GoodwinStory: David Duchovny & Chris Carter

Teleplay: Chris Carter
May 17, 19963X2417.86
Disc 7 (Special Features)
  • "The Truth About Season Three"
  • Twelve interviews with Chris Carter
  • Special effects clips
  • Behind the scenes
  • Deleted scenes
  • "Behind the Truth" spots on 17 episodes
  • Promo spots for all 24 episodes
  • DVD-ROM game - "Unholy Alliances"


Fox Home Entertainment re-released every season of The X-Files on Region 1 DVD in 2006 in slimmer packaging. However, some discs were omitted therefore some special features listed above may not be present on the newer Region 1 Sets. Fox Home Entertainment also re-released the The X-Files on Region 2 DVD in slimmer packaging in late 2004/early 2005, the content was exactly the same as the original releases.

See Also

The X-Files
The Lone Gunmen
The X-Files DVD's
The X-Files Mythology
The Lone Gunmen
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