Review: The X Files: Season 10, Episode 4: ‘Home Again’ (Fear The…Band Aid Nose Monster?!?!?))

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“You people were told this was coming”

Well, the only coherent thought I had after watching ‘Home Again’ was: “What was the point in that?” Apart from a few inspired scenes, the episode came and went without much to admire about it. There were two conflicting storylines that were only very loosely thematically connected. They competed to an extent that neither storyline received the attention they (probably) deserved. On one hand, there was the ‘Monster of the Week’ storyline, about some sort of trash monster, and on the other hand, there was Scully’s mum having a heart attack. It felt like two episodes compacted in to one. Not only that, but the ‘Monster of the Week’ was underwhelming, and the references to ‘The X Files’ history was so overwhelming as to be distracting… Continue reading