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The Sixth Year: American Sigh Story

The X-Files and the Monsters of That Week: John Doe

The ninth season of The X-Files is not just the show’s worst season, by a country mile – it is also one of the worst seasons of television I’ve ever watched. And I’ve watched some stinkers.

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Jericho S1E3/4: Four Horseman/Walls of Jericho

You know, I wasn’t sure how well this show was going to stand up.

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No, You’re Not “So OCD”

Look, this is an article that’s been coming for a long time – since I started writing the OCDiaries series, about living with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, I knew that I would eventually write something about the “I’m just SO OCD!” nonsense. There’s no way for me to put this out there without someone assuming that I’m trying to subtweet them in some passive-aggressive blogular fashion, but honestly, I’m not attempting to call out anyone in particular. If you think this is about you, it’s probably not – but you could probably do with it, anyway.

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Jericho S1E1/2: The First Seventeen Hours/Fallout

So, with the Lost recaps finally behind me, and lockdown still continuing, and a lack of anything better to do – it seemed only right that I choose a new TV recapping project. I honestly have really enjoyed having a weekly recap to watch and write for every week, even just for that little hint of normalcy and routine that has been forcibly ejected over the last few months, so something had to take Lost’s place.

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A Deep Dive into the Dismal Depths of Santa Claus Land

Now, lockdown has sent us all down a few rabbitholes, I’m sure. My latest? Theme parks. Mysteries, histories, the whole nine yards – I have become an amateur theme park enthusiast without stepping out of my own home. God, the internet is a wonderful thing, isn’t it?

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The Purge TV Series is Good, Actually

Look, I spend a lot of time needlessly defending bad television on this blog. I get that. I do. I’m a self-proclaimed connoisseur of the terrible TV show – as the filmmaner Werner Herzog says, “the poet must not avert his eyes”. I’m sure he was talking about Riverdale when he said that.

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The X-Files and the Monsters of That Week: Badlaa

Season eight of The X-Files may be the strangest of its entire run.

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Franchise Fanatic: Scream

Or, a small love letter to Wes Craven.

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TV Characters I Would Fight: Part Eleven

Another few months go by, and another stack of TV characters appear in my eyeline who I have decided to fight with my fists, legs, and all three elbows. If you’re new to this idiotic list series of mine – well, the title says it all, really, but if you’d like to catch up on the previous installments, why not do so right here? And please, as ever, let me know who you’ve been eyeing for a good punch-up in the comments below. This is a safe space to vent your anger. I welcome your rage. It soothes me so. Anyway, to the list!

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The X-Files and the Monsters of That Week: Via Negativa

The X-Files was an entirely different beast in its eighth year.

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