The X-Files, Season 1

The X-Files (1993-2002) is an American science fiction drama television series, which is a part of The X-Files franchise, created by Chris Carter. In the series, FBI special agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully are the investigators of X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenome…






Scully:
Why would somebody want to sabotage the Space Shuttle?

Mulder:
Well, if you were a terrorist, there probably isn't a more potent symbol of American progress and prosperity. And if you're an opponent of big science, NASA itself represents a vast money trench that exists outside the crucible and debate of the democratic process. And of course there are those futurists who believe the Space Shuttle is a rusty old bucket that should be mothballed. A dinosaur spacecraft built in the 70's by scientists setting their sights on space in an ever declining scale.

Scully:
And we thought we could rest easy with the fall of the Soviet Union.

Mulder:
Not to mention certain fringe elements who accuse our government itself of space sabotage. The failure of the Hubble Telescope and the Mars Observer are directly connected to a conspiracy to deny us evidence.

Scully:
Evidence of what?

Mulder:
Alien civilization.

Scully:
Oh. Of course.

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