Opening The X-Files: A Critical History of the Original Series

McFarland
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More than 20 years after it was first broadcast, The X-Files still holds the public imagination. Over nine seasons and two feature films, agents Mulder and Scully pursued monsters, aliens, mutants and shadowy conspirators across the American landscape. Running for more than 200 episodes, the series transformed television, crafting a postmodern mythology that spoke to the anxieties and uncertainties of the end of the 20th century. Covering the entire series from its debut through the second feature film, this book examines how creator Chris Carter and his team of writers turned a scrappy cult favorite on Fox into a global phenomenon.
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About the author

Darren Mooney is a pop culture critic in Dublin, Ireland. He runs his own website (the m0vie blog), co-hosts a weekly film podcast (The 250), and contributes regularly to the Irish film monthly magazine CinÉireann.
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Publisher
McFarland
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Published on
Aug 23, 2017
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Pages
236
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ISBN
9781476628806
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Language
English
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Genres
Performing Arts / Television / Genres / Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Performing Arts / Television / History & Criticism
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