The X-Files Episode Order

X-files was the series that taught us to believe. It’s unique perspective on the science fiction genre resonated with much wider audiences, and even prompted several films and a revival more recently. This is the X-Files episode order and timeline.

What’s on The X-Files Episode Order?

The X-Files episode order includes all nine original seasons of The X-Files, as well as its continuing series, the films, and the spin-off series: Millenium and The Lone Gunmen.

This timeline does not include any of the books or comics based on the series. Though some of the comics were heralded as canon when they were first released, Chris Carter has stated that the new revival series did not follow that story-line. However, if you want to see a timeline that includes all of the comics anyway, check out this site. Otherwise, this chronological list only focuses on the on-screen canon, aka the shows and the films.

Where to Start?

As one might expect, the best place to start watching the X-Files is with the beginning of the series. It’s a long series, but you will find it difficult to understand what is going on if you jump in later in the series. The spin-off series are okay, but they pale in comparison to the original series. So start there first.

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ChronologicalEraBuyTitleTypeAuthorReleased

201

Millennium

TV Episode

Chris Carter
Frank Spotnitz

1999-04-30

202

X-Files

TV Episode

John Shiban
Vince Gilligan

1999-05-02

203

Millennium

TV Episode

Michael R. Perry

1999-05-07

204

X-Files

TV Episode

John Shiban
Vince Gilligan

1999-05-09

205

Millennium

TV Episode

Marjorie David
Patrick Harbinson

1999-05-14

206

X-Files

TV Episode

Chris Carter
Frank Spotnitz

1999-05-16

207

Millennium

TV Episode

Chip Johannessen
Ken Horton

1999-05-21

208

X-Files

TV Episode

Chris Carter

1999-11-07

209

X-Files

TV Episode

Chris Carter
David Duchovny

1999-11-14

210

X-Files

TV Episode

Vince Gilligan

1999-11-21

211

X-Files

TV Episode

Frank Spotnitz
Vince Gilligan

1999-11-28

212

X-Files

TV Episode

David Amann

1999-12-05

213

X-Files

TV Episode

Jeffrey Bell

1999-12-12

214

X-Files

TV Episode

Chip Johannessen

2000-01-09

215

X-Files

TV Episode

Frank Spotnitz
John Shiban
Vince Gilligan

2000-01-16

216

X-Files

TV Episode

Jeffrey Bell

2000-01-23

217

X-Files

TV Episode

Chris Carter
Frank Spotnitz

2000-02-06

218

X-Files

TV Episode

Chris Carter
Frank Spotnitz

2000-02-13

219

X-Files

TV Episode

Vince Gilligan

2000-02-20

220

X-Files

TV Episode

Tom Maddox
William Gibson

2000-02-27

221

X-Files

TV Episode

Frank Spotnitz
John Shiban
Vince Gilligan

2000-03-12

222

X-Files

TV Episode

William B. Davis

2000-03-19

223

X-Files

TV Episode

David Amann

2000-04-02

224

X-Files

TV Episode

erson
Gillian

2000-04-09

225

X-Files

TV Episode

Greg Walker
Steven Maeda

2000-04-16

226

X-Files

TV Episode

David Duchovny

2000-04-30

227

X-Files

TV Episode

Chris Carter

2000-05-07

228

X-Files

TV Episode

Vince Gilligan

2000-05-14

229

X-Files

TV Episode

Chris Carter

2000-05-21

230

X-Files

TV Episode

Chris Carter

2000-11-05

231

X-Files

TV Episode

Chris Carter

2000-11-12

232

X-Files

TV Episode

Chris Carter

2000-11-19

233

X-Files

TV Episode

Vince Gilligan

2000-11-26

234

X-Files

TV Episode

David Amann

2000-12-03

235

X-Files

TV Episode

Steven Maeda

2000-12-10

236

X-Files

TV Episode

Frank Spotnitz

2000-12-17

237

X-Files

TV Episode

Greg Walker

2001-01-07

238

X-Files

TV Episode

Jeffrey Bell

2001-01-14

239

X-Files

TV Episode

John Shiban

2001-01-21

240

X-Files

TV Episode

Frank Spotnitz

2001-02-04

241

X-Files

TV Episode

Frank Spotnitz

2001-02-11

242

X-Files

TV Episode

Chris Carter
Frank Spotnitz

2001-02-18

243

X-Files

TV Episode

Chris Carter
Frank Spotnitz

2001-02-25

244

Lone Gunman

TV Episode

Chris Carter
Frank Spotnitz
John Shiban
Vince Gilligan

2001-03-04

245

Lone Gunman

TV Episode

Frank Spotnitz
John Shiban
Vince Gilligan

2001-03-11

246

Lone Gunman

TV Episode

John Shiban

2001-03-16

247

Lone Gunman

TV Episode

Collin Friesen

2001-03-18

248

Lone Gunman

TV Episode

Chris Carter

2001-03-23

249

Lone Gunman

TV Episode

Thomas Schnauz

2001-03-30

250

X-Files

TV Episode

Chris Carter
Frank Spotnitz

2001-04-01

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