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What is this yellow sticky substance Mulder puts in his vodka?

As mentioned by BrettFromLA, this is indeed Orange Juice Concentrate and he is mixing it with vodka. There are several recipes for such a slush cocktail if you google "orange juice concentrate and ...
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In the season 8 finale of the X-Files, what is Alex Krycek's motivation in this scene?

It's been a long time since I watched the X-Files, and the details of the larger metaplot were never exactly spelled out during the course of the show, but here are some pertinent details that I seem ...
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Pencils in the ceiling

This is an example of Art Imitates Life but that's not the TVTrope link you need. This is the TVTropes link you deserve Object Ceiling Cling Basically, in storytelling, it's a comedic effect to have ...
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The X-Files: bizarre stuff at opening credits

It's a seed germinating ....although highly sped up.
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What does the text on the UFO image in the X Files opening credits mean?

It's a simple file, record, or exhibit number, indicating which file the photo belongs to, and where the file is located (FBI headquarters in Washington DC, i.e. Langley). Nothing special about it. A ...
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Why did Fox Mulder say "Thank you"?

Dana is jokingly implying that he is referring to his penis when he's talking about "a little something", and he's answering somewhat sarcastically, pretending to be hurt by her remark. It's all just ...
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Are aliens afraid of ghosts?

There are few if any episodes that connect the main mythology of the series (aliens and government conspiracy) with other supernatural elements. The few that could be considered to have a mix off the ...
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What is the significance of the ape movies in X-Files S10E02: Founder's Mutation

In season 10 at the hospital it plays a scene on the tv where the female ape is giving birth to baby milo whos name is later on changed to "caesar". In this film ceasars parents pass on to ceasar the ...
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Why doesn't the bounty hunter die in this X-Files episode?

There may be better, more official, sources to answer this, but the X-File fandom wiki poses the following solution: The bounty hunter pursued Agent Mulder and Jeremiah to a bee husbandry facility in ...
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Why doesn't the bounty hunter die in this X-Files episode?

I disagree with the fan theory stated in Steve-O's answer. This answer is an extension of those comments. In one of the conversations leading up to the incident, the Samantha-hybrid had warned Mulder ...
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Do we get an actual ending in the end of the 11th season of the X Files?

Technically, there's never an 'end' to a show, because of course any can be revived under a pretense. Blow up the entire universe and, if necessary, there can be a plot-point to revive it. In the ...
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Why did Cigarette Smoking Man lie about ever having killed another human being?

Well I think that when CSM is reading the magazine and says that the ending is all wrong it basically means that the whole scenario with the alien is not accurate (or at least isn't CSM's version of ...
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