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The Mythology is Chris Carter's visionary story arc of "The X-Files" comprised of 60 episodes from all nine seasons of the show. Now you can follow every government conspiracy, alien abduction, and hidden truth right from the beginning...
From The Back Cover of the DVD Boxset

Story arc themes[]


No. in
Title Director Air Date Production
Disc 1
174 "Per Manum" Kim Manners February 18, 2001 8ABX13
Scully becomes personally involved when she encounters several women who had no way of naturally conceiving but who claim to have been abducted and impregnated with alien babies.
175 "This Is Not Happening" Kim Manners February 25, 2001 8ABX14
With assistance from a specialist in ritualistic crime, Scully, Doggett and Skinner discover a group of UFO enthusiasts who help returned abductees recover.
176 "DeadAlive" Tony Wharmby April 1, 2001 8ABX15
Shortly after Mulder is buried, a former abductee's deceased body returns and is miraculously resurrected, offering hope for Mulder's recovery. Meanwhile, Krycek threatens Skinner that he must kill Scully's unborn child.
177 "Three Words" Tony Wharmby April 8, 2001 8ABX16
Although Mulder is denied reassignment to the X-files, he nevertheless investigates a man who was shot before he could inform the President that an alien invasion has begun.
Disc 2
179 "Vienen" Rod Hardy April 29, 2001 8ABX18
Despite orders to stay away from the X-Files, Mulder finds himself stranded on a quarantined oil rig with Doggett where the crew have been infected by an alien virus that Mulder has encountered many times before.
181 "Essence" Kim Manners May 13, 2001 8ABX20
Mulder, John Doggett and Skinner investigate lingering questions concerning Scully's pregnancy, reluctantly accepting help from Alex Krycek when Scully begins to be pursued by Billy Miles; now an indestructible Supersoldier following his abduction in "Requiem" and return in "DeadAlive".
182 "Existence" Kim Manners May 20, 2001 8ABX21
Mulder, Doggett and Skinner discover that high-ranking FBI personnel have been transformed into alien "super-soldiers" while Reyes fears for Scully's unborn child as she prepares to deliver the baby on a remote farm.
183 "Nothing Important Happened Today" Kim Manners November 11, 2001 9ABX01
While Agent Scully is on maternity leave, Agent Doggett asks for her help as he investigates the death of an EPA official who died after his car was forced off a bridge by a woman he picked up.
Disc 3
184 "Nothing Important Happened Today II" Tony Wharmby November 18, 2001 9ABX02
Scully, Doggett and Reyes are led to a ship where they find evidence of experimentation on human embryos.
188 "Trust No 1" Tony Wharmby January 6, 2002 9ABX06
Scully tries to arrange Mulder's return but learns that the forces against them are unrelenting.
191 "Provenance" Kim Manners March 3, 2002 9ABX09
Scully, Doggett and Reyes find evidence of a dangerous UFO cult which has found a second spacecraft similar to one Scully studied in Africa two years ago. Misled by the FBI, the agents enlist the help of The Lone Gunmen to protect Scully's son after they learn that the UFO cult apparently intends to kill the child.
192 "Providence" Chris Carter March 10, 2002 9ABX10
As Doggett recovers from injuries in hospital, Reyes and the Lone Gunmen help Scully in an effort to recover her baby.
Disc 4
198 "William" David Duchovny April 28, 2002 9ABX16
Scully, Doggett and Reyes encounter a mysterious, disfigured man who claims to have had contact with Mulder, and Scully gives her baby up for adoption.
"The Truth" Kim Manners May 19, 2002 9ABX19
After spending twelve months in hiding, Mulder is placed under trial at a military tribunal for allegedly killing Knowle Rohrer, a Supersoldier. Meanwhile, close allies prepare to testify for Mulder, finally willing to expose the government conspiracy.
Special Features
  • Threads of Mythology" documentary
  • Commentary by co-writer Frank Spotnitz on "Deadalive"
  • Commentary by director Rod Hardy on "Vienen"
  • Mythology timeline
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