The X-Files Episode Rating Graph poster

The X-Files Episode Rating Graph

Sep 1993 - Mar 2018


The X-Files Episode Rating Graph poster

Browse episode ratings trends for The X-Files. Simply click on the interactive rating graph to explore the best and worst of The X-Files's 218 episodes.


The best rated episodes of The X-Files are:
  • Anasazi (1) S2E25 rated 8.4
  • The Erlenmeyer Flask S1E24 rated 8.3
  • Redux II (3) S5E2 rated 8.2
  • Existence (2) S8E21 rated 8.2
  • One Son (2) S6E12 rated 8.2
  • Bad Blood S5E12 rated 8.2
  • The End S5E20 rated 8.2
  • Paper Clip (3) S3E2 rated 8.1
  • Clyde Bruckman's Final Repose S3E4 rated 8.1
  • Colony (1) S2E16 rated 8.1
The lowest rated episodes of The X-Files are:
  • First Person Shooter S7E13 rated 6.5
  • Fight Club S7E20 rated 6.6
  • Teso Dos Bichos S3E18 rated 6.8
  • Signs and Wonders S7E9 rated 6.8
  • Teliko S4E3 rated 7.0
  • all things S7E17 rated 7.0
  • Alpha S6E16 rated 7.0
  • 3 S2E7 rated 7.0
  • Space S1E9 rated 7.0
  • The Field Where I Died S4E5 rated 7.0

The first episode of The X-Files aired on September 10, 1993.

The last episode of The X-Files aired on March 21, 2018.

There are 218 episodes of The X-Files.

There are 11 seasons of The X-Files.


The X-Files has ended.

Best Episodes of The X-Files

The best episodes of The X-Files typically feature the following elements: A compelling mystery or paranormal phenomenon that engages the audience's curiosity and imagination. Strong character development, particularly between the two main characters, Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, as they investigate the case and confront their personal demons. A sense of tension and suspense, with unexpected twists and turns that keep the audience guessing. Effective use of visual and sound effects to create a creepy or unsettling atmosphere that enhances the storytelling. Thought-provoking themes that explore topics such as government conspiracy, alien abduction, and the nature of belief and skepticism. A satisfying resolution that ties up the loose ends of the story while still leaving room for further exploration and speculation. Overall, the best episodes of The X-Files combine strong writing, compelling performances, and a unique blend of horror, science fiction, and drama that captivates audiences and keeps them coming back for more.

Worst Episodes of The X-Files

The X-Files Episode Guide

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