ÊThe X-Files FAQÊ explores Chris Carter's popular 1990s science-fiction TV series which aired on Fox for nine seasons and inspired spin-offs including feature films TV shows toys novels and comic books. The book explores the series in terms of its historical context and analyzes how many of the episodes tackle the events of their time: the Clinton era. ÊThe X-Files FAQÊ also tallies the episodes that are based on true stories selects touchstone moments from the almost decade-long run and organizes the series by its fantastic subject matter ä from serial killers to aliens from prehistoric menaces to ethnic and religious-based horrors. In addition the book recalls the TV antecedents (ÊKolchak: The Night StalkerÊ) and descendants (ÊFringeÊ) of ÊThe X-FilesÊ examines the two feature films and investigates Chris Carter's other creations including ÊMillenniumÊ ÊThe Lone GunmenÊ ÊHarsh RealmÊ and ÊThe AfterÊ. Featuring numerous stills and the show's most prominent writers and directors ÊThe X-Files FAQÊ allows readers to relive the Mytharc conspiracy and the unforgettable monsters of the week ä from the Fluke Man to the Peacocks.