The X-Files: Season 5 DVD was released in USA and Canada on May 14, 2002, October 14, 2002 in Europe and on November 11, 2002 in Australia. The DVD is a 6 disc set, containing all 20 episodes from the fifth 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
981"Redux"‡R.W. GoodwinChris CarterNovember 2, 19975X0227.34
992"Redux II"‡Kim MannersChris CarterNovember 9, 19975X0324.84
1003"Unusual Suspects"Kim MannersVince GilliganNovember 16, 19975X0121.72
1014"Detour"Brett DowlerFrank SpotnitzNovember 23, 19975X0422.88
Disc 2
1025"The Post-Modern Prometheus"Chris CarterChris CarterNovember 30, 19975X0618.68
1036"Christmas Carol"‡Peter MarkleVince Gilligan & John Shiban & Frank SpotnitzDecember 7, 19975X0520.91
1047"Emily"‡Kim MannersVince Gilligan & John Shiban & Frank SpotnitzDecember 14, 19975X0720.94
1058"Kitsunegari"Daniel SackheimVince Gilligan & Tim MinearJanuary 4, 19985X0819.75
Disc 3
1069"Schizogeny"Ralph HemeckerJessica Scott & Mike WollaegerJanuary 11, 19985X0921.37
10710"Chinga"Kim MannersStephen King & Chris CarterFebruary 8, 19985X1021.33
10811"Kill Switch"Rob BowmanWilliam Gibson & Tom MaddoxFebruary 15, 19985X1118.04
10912"Bad Blood"Cliff BoleVince GilliganFebruary 22, 19985X1219.25
Disc 4
11013"Patient X"‡Kim MannersChris Carter & Frank SpotnitzMarch 1, 19985X1320.21
11114"The Red and the Black"‡Chris CarterChris Carter & Frank SpotnitzMarch 8, 19985X1419.98
11215"Travelers"William GrahamJohn Shiban & Frank SpotnitzMarch 29, 19985X1515.06
11316"Mind's Eye"Kim MannersTim MinearApril 19, 19985X1616.53
Disc 5
11417"All Souls"Allen CoulterStory: Billy Brown & Dan Angel

Teleplay: Frank Spotnitz & John Shiban
April 26, 19985X1713.44
11518"The Pine Bluff Variant"Rob BowmanJohn ShibanMay 3, 19985X1818.24
11619"Folie à Deux"Kim MannersVince GilliganMay 10, 19985X1917.63
11720"The End"‡R. W. GoodwinChris CarterMay 17, 19985X2018.76
Disc 6 (Special Features)
  • "The Truth About Season Five" featurette
  • "Inside The X Files" documentary
  • 6 special effects clips with audio commentary
  • 5 deleted scenes with optional commentary by Chris Carter
  • 11 "Behind The Truth" TV spots
  • 30 Promotional TV Spots


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 AlsoEdit

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