Last time, on the X- FiLes…
The final TV episode to date, a two- parter called “the truth”, aired on 19 May 2002.
It featured Mulder – who’d been missing for a year – being put on trial for murdering a super- soldier played by adam baldwin.
Mulder is given the death sentence, but makes a run for it with the help of Scully.
We see the cigarette Smoking Man annihilated by attack helicopters.
Mulder vows to continue looking for the truth.
In The X- Files: I Want To Believe, we pick up with Mulder still a fugitive and Scully a doctor – and she’s harbouring him.
They’re both pardoned when Skinner asks them to investigate one last case, involving a serial killer.
At the film’s end, we see Mulder and Scully rowing off to a tropical island together. no, seriously, that’s actually what happened.