Thursday, 15 February 2018

The X Files TV Show Surprising Facts: THERE ARE OVER THREE MILLION CASES OF ALIEN ABDUCTIONS

The X Files TV Show was a long running success because it provoked heated debates about what we secretly think about anyways but in public and on TV! Most people have a belief one way or another about Aliens and this is why the show took off in a spectacular way! It spanned 9 seasons and a whopping 202 awesome episodes.

Did you know that the main reason for bringing the show to TV was the stupendous and maybe a little exaggerated but nonetheless amazing and (unsubstantiated) rumours of around 3 MILLION Alien abductions which had taken place worldwide?

Mulder and Scully from TV show X Files.
  • Also there was a TV show in the 1970's called Kolchak; The Night Stalker which was a show about a reporter in cold Chicago who was tasked to investigate different stories. In the course of his investigations, Kolchak would uncover facts that involved the supernatural. Starring Darren McGavin as Carl Kolchak, the series ran for more or less six months. Did you know that Entertainment Weekly called the awesome X Files "A GONER"?
How short sighted were they? In fact The Amazing X Files has just done a brand new series! They brought it back in 2016 for season 10 with the 1st episode called "My struggle. Right now in 2018 it's brought out season 11.



Were up to episode 6, Kitten. Even though rumors are abound that David Duchovny won't be doing another season, never say never because isn't that what the self confessed sex addict said before?
  • Actors only need a big enough carrot dangled in front of them in other words?
Here's a few amazing and cool facts about the cult classic TV show, which came to dominate the TV airwaves (as it were) pretty much throughout the 1990's and early 2000's;

#1 THE CIGARETTE SMOKING MAN STARTED AS AN EXTRA.

The cigarette smoking man from The X Files
The cigarette smoking man look's very menacing and obviously "The man"
#2 “HOME,” A GRAPHICALLY DISTURBING EPISODE, DREW INSPIRATION FROM THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CHARLIE CHAPLIN.

Over the years, its following grew until it eventually became a cult favorite. Its passionate fanbase allowed the show to explore different topics, conspiracy theories, and other issues that involved the United States government and extraterrestrials.

I want to believe Alien poster

#3 IN REAL LIFE, DUCHOVNY IS THE SKEPTIC.

Anderson’s character Scully was a skeptic, while Duchovny’s Mulder is a believer. In real life, however, it is the actor who is the skeptic. When interviewed on The Late Late Show With James Corden, Duchovny said that his fan mail had letters from people who told stories about alien abduction and this made him sad. “I thought that these people had issues that they had to deal with.” In Mulder’s office, there is a poster that says “I Want to Believe.”


The original version of the poster was supposedly bought in 1992. Over the years or seasons Mulder would replace the posters with different ones, but always with the same text.

#4 THE MAIN INSPIRATION FOR THE X-FILES WAS A REPORT THAT CLAIMED THERE ARE OVER THREE MILLION CASES OF ALIEN ABDUCTIONS.

Carter said that after reading a report revealing stories of people who were abducted by aliens, he thought of making the show. According to the report, the number of people who claimed to have been kidnapped by aliens totaled to more or less 3.7 million.

Anyways, what was your favourite X Files episode(s) and did any of the episodes influence you in your beliefs now just like it did here at UFO Sightings Footage? It influenced some of us big time because our age is such that the 1990's were our main influences from that eras TV which of course, you can't mention the 90's TV shows without mentioning The X Files can you? Of course not!

We wasn't around for Kolchak, The Night Stalker but we expect it was fine and all good but still in our eye's, nothing can and nothing ever will, beat The X Files! What are your favourite X Files episodes and what's your all time best quotes and facts? You've seen and read ours now c'mon tell us yours? πŸ‘½πŸ’€πŸ‘»πŸ‘Ή

#5 DID YOU KNOW THAT THE CREATOR OF THE X FILES TV SHOW WAS CALLED CHRIS CARTER AND THAT HE WORKED FOR A SURFING MAGAZINE.


A man with long white hair and a black suit, with a tie, is called Chris Carter creator of The X Files TV Show about Aliens and UFOs
Chris Carter the creator of The X Files TV Show about the Alien and UFO phenomenon which premiered on the 10th of September 1993 and lasted until the 19th of May, 2002.
#5.1 Christopher Carl Carter (born October 13, 1956) is an American television and film producer, director and writer. Born in Bellflower, California.

#5.2 Carter graduated with a degree in journalism from California State University, Long Beach before spending thirteen years working for Surfing Magazine.




#5.3 After beginning his television career working on television films for Walt Disney Studios, Carter rose to fame in the early 1990s after creating the science fiction-supernatural television series The X-Files for the Fox network. The X-Files earned high viewership ratings, and led to Carter's being able to negotiate the creation of future series.

#5.4 Carter has his own television production company, Ten Thirteen Productions, wherein he went on to create three more series for the network;

Millennium, a doomsday-themed series which met with critical approval and low viewer numbers;

Harsh Realm, which was canceled after three episodes had aired;

The Lone Gunmen, a spin-off of The X-Files which lasted for a single season.

Carter's film roles include writing both of The X-Files' cinematic spin-offs—1998's successful The X-Files and the poorly received 2008 follow-up The X-Files: I Want to Believe, the latter of which he also directed—while his television credits have earned him several accolades including eight Primetime Emmy Award nominations.

The Amazon Studios television series "The After" was his most recent series.

The link to the Wikipedia X Files TV Show's page for more fascinating facts can be found right here.
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