Review: The X Files: Season 10, Episode 5: ‘Babylon’ (A Babbling Mess…)

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“Are we in the wrong country?”

Just like the previous episode, ‘Home Again,’ ‘Babylon’ left me thinking: “what was the point in that?” For an episode about God, faith, religions and terrorism, the only thing that I’ll remember about it was Mulder’s drug trip. That was sublime; but it was surrounded by confusion on either side. I wasn’t entirely sure what was going on, or even sure about the premise of the story. Mulder and Scully held things together, but only by the skin of their teeth. For an episode with a lot to say, it ended up not saying much at all. Continue reading