Starring: X-Files, David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson
Encoding: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. This DVD will probably
NOT be viewable in other countries. Read more about DVD formats.)
Format: Color, Closed-captioned, Box set
Studio: Twentieth Century Fox
All-new documentary: "The Truth About Season Six"
"Behind the Scenes" featurette
15 deleted/alternate scenes with optional commentary by
13 special effects sequences with commentary by Paul Rabwin
Character profile on the Cigarette Smoking Man
Episode commentary on "Triangle" by Chris Carter
Episode commentary on "Milagro" by Kim Manners
44 promotional television spots
24 international language clips
All new DVD-ROM game "Dreamland"
Widescreen anamorphic format
Number of discs: 6
Editorial From Amazon.com
Following the X-Files feature film in the summer of 1998, "The
Beginning" quickly crowbars an attempt at fitting the film
into the TV chronology before it picks up plot points left dangling
from the fifth-season finale, "The End" (note the guard
asleep at the nuclear power plant console is named Homer!). Between
arc threads are several pleasing excursions: time travel to a Bermuda
Triangle boatload of Nazis ("Triangle"), further temporal
escapades akin to Groundhog Day ("Monday"), a demonic
baby case featuring genre stalwart Bruce Campbell ("Terms of
Endearment"), and Duchovny being able to play someone else
via personality switching ("The Dreamland, Parts 1 and 2").
Back in the real scheme of things, Mulder chases "S.R. 819,"
a Senate resolution tying conspiracies together. "Two Fathers"
and "One Son" indicate that the abductee experiments are
intended to cure the black oil disease. The year finishes with "BioGenesis,"
in which we're asked to ponder, are we from Mars? A beach-buried
UFO leaves Scully wondering. -- Paul Tonks