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Episode/Production #/ Title

Plot Synopsis

Continuity Notes



Season 7: Episode 1

7x03 The Sixth Extinction

Scully continues to probe the spaceship off the Ivory Coast of Africa.  Skinner enlists the help of Kritschgau in an attempt to get to the bottom of Mulder's madness while avoiding the suspicions of Diana Fowley.

See 7x04 below.


The artifact will be discussed again in Season 9, Episode 9x10: Provenance.

10/2/99 10/7/99 X

Season 7: Episode 2

7x04 The Sixth Extinction II: Amor Fati

Scully continues to try to find a cure for Mulder's illness as the CSM ups the emotional ante with surprising revelations, dire promises, and a genetic transplant procedure that will make the promise of world domination a reality.

Dates are speculative.  Mulder celebrates Yankee World Series victory (first one of the season occurred in the last week of September).  Albert Hosteen is in a coma for two weeks which indicates the events of this story-arch take place around that period. 

10/7/99 10/14/99 X

Season 7: Episode 6

7x02 The Goldberg Variation

Henry Weems is the luckiest man in the world.  But as Mulder and Scully investigate his near-death experience, they discover that Henry's attempts to do a good deed may result in his luck running out.

Date confirmed on ICU monitor.

10/15/99 10/16/99 H

Season 7: Episode 3

7x01 Hungry

Mulder and Scully come to sunny Southern California to investigate a mysterious killing at a drive-thru burger stand and find a tormented brain-eating mutant who constantly fights the urge to eat meat.

No internal dates provided. Dates my own.

10/19/99 10/22/99 M

Season 7: Episode 7

7x07 Orison

Scully's sense of right and wrong are put to the test as the agents track down an escaped Donnie Pfaster.

No internal dates provided. Dates my own.  Return of Donnie Pfaster from 2x13.

10/26/99 10/27/99 K

Season 7: Episode 5

7x06 Rush

A teenage killer eludes Mulder and Scully by moving too fast for the human eye.

Date confirmed on midterm exam.

11/12/99 11/15/99 K

Season 7: Episode 4

7x05 Millennium

Mulder and Scully enlist the aid of Frank Black to help prevent members of the Millennium Group from attaining an Armageddon New Year.

The return of Frank Black from Chris Carter's Millennium.  Frank and Jordan Black return again in the graphic novel Millennium. Mulder and Scully's first real romantic kiss tales place on the eve of the year 2000.

12/29/99 12/31/99


Season 7: Episode 8

7x08 The Amazing Maleeni

When a magic trick goes very wrong, Mulder and Scully are drawn into the world of small-time hoods and big-time illusions, where seeing is not necessarily believing.

Dates confirmed by marker and vault sign-out log.

1/10/00 1/14/00 ?

Short Story: "Time and Tide"

From the book: The X-Files: Trust No One (IDW)

There's a time discrepancy with the episode above which will be looked into

1/12/00 1/13/00  

Season 7: Episode 9

7x09 Signs and Wonders

A backwoods cult of snake worshippers leads Mulder and Scully to a confrontation with genuine satanic forces.

Date confirmed by medical report.

1/17/00 1/19/00 C

Season 7: Episode 19

7x18 Hollywood A.D.

An X-File becomes the plot of a Hollywood movie.  But Mulder and Scully find their case, and themselves, distorted on the big screen.

Flashback occurs eighteen months earlier, date (7/14/98) confirmed on toe tag.  Exact date of frame story movie premiere   my own. 

1/22/00 H/W

Season 7: Episode 10

7x10 Sein Und Zeit (part 1)

The kidnapping of a little girl brings Mulder and Scully face-to-face with a decades-old specter of evil.

Date confirmed by TV broadcast of State of the Union Address.

1/27/00 2/1/00 N/X

Season 7: Episode 11

7x11 Closure (part 2)

Mulder continues to search for the truth behind the disappearance of his sister Samantha with the aid of a psychic.  Scully discovers the true involvement of the Cigarette Smoking Man and Mulder finally finds the secret that sets him free.

The search for Mulder's sister comes to an end.

2/1/00 2/4/00 X/P

Season 7: Episode 12

7x12 X-Cops

A mysterious monster is terrorizing a crime-ridden Los Angeles community.  For Mulder and Scully, it is an X-File.  For the Cops TV crew following them, it's ratings in the making.

Date confirmed by "live" broadcast on full-moon date.

2/20/00 H/M

Season 7: Episode 13

7x13 First Person Shooter

Mulder and Scully enter a violent video game to trade bullets and photon blasts with a deadly game vixen who does not play by the rules.

No internal dates provided. Dates my own.

2/24/00 2/25/00 A

Season 7: Episode 14

7x14 Theef

A mysterious murder investigation leads Mulder and Scully to a backwoods man with voodoo powers and a vendetta.

No internal dates provided. Dates my own.

3/7/00 3/9/00 K/P

Season 7: Episode 15

7x15 En Ami

Tempted by the promise of a miracle cure for all of earth's diseases, Scully forms an unlikely liaison with the Cigarette-Smoking Man.

No internal dates provided. Dates my own.

3/20/00 3/24/00 X

Season 7: Episode 18

7x19 Brand X

Mulder and Scully go up against the twin horrors of cigarettes and big business when a government witness dies a grotesque death that involves mutant tobacco beetles and a human guinea pig who has become bigger than his experiment.

Mulder spends two weeks in the hospital prior to the epilogue.  No specific dates provided but cannot be May (as per  episode 8x02).

4/14/00 5/1/00



Season 7: Episode 16

7x16 Chimera

Mulder investigates the death of a housewife in a sleepy small town and discovers deep, dark secrets and a monstrous evil, while Scully gets down and dirty on a stakeout.

Date confirmed at outset (2 weeks after 4/23). On May 6-7, Mulder went to Squamash, PA (see Episode 8x11: The Gift)

5/8/00 5/12/00 M

Short Story: "King of the Watery Deep"

From the book: The X-Files: Trust No One (IDW)

(Coming soon)


Season 7: Episode 17

7x17 all things

The chance encounter with a man from her past leads Scully on a voyage of personal and spiritual discovery.

No internal dates provided. Dates my own.  Begins on a Saturday.

5/13/00 5/15/00 D/N

Season 7: Episode 20

7x20 Fight Club

A pair of doppelgangers on the run arrive in Kansas City, where they cause trouble for a down-on-his-luck wrestler, door-to-door missionaries, and Mulder and Scully.

The June date on the job application has to be ignored as Mulder was abducted in May.  Mulder & Scully left black & blue at end.

5/17/00 5/19/00 H/K

Season 7: Episode 21

7x21 Je Souhaite

A pair of Missouri trailer park discover that a genie and three wishes are not all they are cracked up to be.

No internal dates provided. Dates my own. On the 24th, Mulder returned to Squamash, PA (see Episode 8x11: The Gift).

5/22/00 5/24/00



Season 7: Episode 22

7x22 Requiem

Mulder and Scully return to the place where it all began to investigate the collision between an American plane and a UFO.  Their quest leads to the sudden disappearance of Mulder and Scully's discovery that the inexplicable truth may lie inside her.

Scully reveals her pregnancy to Skinner. Mulder is abducted. Dating is difficult due to several discrepancies in Season 8. According to Doggett's findings, car rental receipts on Mulder's Visa reveal he traveled to the same place four consecutive weekends in May. This would indicate he was abducted between the 29th and 31st of May, as per Doggett who in 8x11: "The Gift" says Mulder was abducted in May. See Season 8 for more details.

5/28/00 5/31/00 X


Episode Theme Codes


A: Artificial Intelligence, technology and machines gone bad

B: Bugs, creepy-crawlers and parasitic pests

C: Cults, tribal practices and bizarre religious rites

D: Drama

E: Evil experiments and other scientific blunders

F: Fantasy, Philosophic theory, and Time paradoxes

G: Government conspiracies (unrelated to the mythology)

H: Humor

K: Killers (serial & spree), psychopaths; the human monster

L: Local legends: Bigfoot, lake monsters, ghosts & goblins

M: Monsters, mutants and malformed menaces

N: Nightmares, Dreams and Visions

O: Occultism, devil worship, demons and dark forces.

P: Psychic manifestations (telepathy, telekinesis, etc.,)

R: Reincarnation, transmigration and other pagan beliefs

S: Spirits, ghosts and apparitions

U: UFO's (unrelated to the mythology)

V: Viruses, bacteria and other nasty microbial matter

W: Werewolves, vampires and zombies

X: The Alien/Conspiracy main plot thread of the mythology

?: Unknown




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