Writing[ edit ] According to series creator Chris Carter"Fight Club" developed from an idea that he had developed prior to the start of the season "about mis-matched twins that had an almost nuclear reaction when they were around each other. Because of the stress in juggling two scripts at once, the "'Fight Club' script reflected the insanity" of Carter's task, according to author Marc Shapiro. It felt like a wild show. Near the beginning of the episode, two FBI agents who bear a striking resemblance, in both physical appearance and voice, to Mulder and Scully appear. Kiziak had previously served as David Duchovny's stunt double since the third season episode " 2Shy ".
Sometimes those are stand-alone adventures. The partners figure out relatively quickly that at the core of the mystery are two very eccentric twins who like to play telepathic hangman — with the names they spell out correlating to deaths.
Where do the twins get their powers?
Oh, and at some point Mulder and Scully do see their own doubles when the twins decide to target them, but all that really results from that is Mulder having a quick fistfight with his double self and Scully getting so spooked that she chooses to pay Mulder a nighttime visit, which results in the pair having an honest conversation about their relationship and then going to Pound Town.
Oh, and Mulder and Scully went to Pound Town.
Nostalgia Alert! It does, of course, help that they did the scene while lying together in bed.
For this reviewer, at least, this was the case with the tale of Chuckie and Judy, two over-the-top weirdoes whose innate weirdness was just off-putting. Though shout-out to Karin Konoval, making her third guest starring appearance on the series, for crazy levels of commitment. And not in a good way.
Final Report Narrative-wise, this case file was replete with clunky dialogue, bad exposition, and just an overall lack of sense, capped off by a truly anti-climatic climax that was resolved far too easily. However, the character work done at least gives us hope for future episodes, as it seems to indicate that Carter and the writers are thinking about Mulder and Scully not just as crime-solving avatars, but as people with decades of history between them.
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