Sunday, November 13, 2016

Wikipedia article of the day for November 14, 2016

The Wikipedia article of the day for November 14, 2016 is The Sixth Extinction II: Amor Fati.
"The Sixth Extinction II: Amor Fati" is the second episode of the seventh season of the American science fiction television series The X-Files. Originally airing November 14, 1999, on the Fox network, it was directed by Michael Watkins and written by series creator Chris Carter and lead actor David Duchovny, who plays Fox Mulder. Mimi Rogers (pictured) guest-starred in her last appearance in the series. The X-Files centers on Federal Bureau of Investigation special agents Mulder and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson), who work on cases linked to the paranormal, called X-Files. In this episode, Scully returns from Africa to discover Mulder in a coma induced by exposure to shards from an alien spaceship wreck. After Mulder awakens from his coma, he realizes his duty to prevent alien colonization. Carter explored themes of extraterrestrial involvement in ancient mass extinctions in this episode, the third in a trilogy focused on Mulder's severe reaction to an alien artifact. Initial reviews were mixed, but later critics viewed the episode in a more positive light and several writers named it among the show's best.

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