Home is the second episode of the fourth season of the x files. Directed by kim manners.
Home is a monster of the week story unconnected to the overarching mythology of the x files.
X files home episode. Created by chris carter. Chris carter s iconic sci fi drama churned out 218 episodes and two movies over a span of 25 years experimenting with form and genre in a. A baby is found buried alive in shallow ground and appears to have birth defects resulting from generations of inbreedin.
Watched by 18 85 million viewers the initial broadcast had a nielsen rating of 11 9. There s an x files episode for everything. It was written by glen morgan and james wong directed by kim manners and premiered on october 11 1996 on the fox network the episode is a monster of the week story independent of the series mythology arc home marked the return of writers glen morgan and james wong who left the show following the second season episode die.
With david duchovny gillian anderson mitch pileggi william b. With david duchovny gillian anderson tucker smallwood chris nelson norris. In this video william breaks down one of the most infamous episodes of the x files home this episode is known as one of the most violent and dark of the.
The remains of a murdered deformed infant lead the agents to a family of murderous inbred animal like brothers living on a secluded farm in a remote section of pennsylvania. Home was the only episode of the x files to carry a tv ma rating upon broadcast and the first to receive a viewer discretion warning for graphic content. Home was the first episode of the x files to get a viewer discretion warning.
Watch the x files season 4 episode 2 home. Agents fox mulder the believer and dana scully the skeptic investigate the strange and unexplained while hidden forces work to impede their efforts. In fact it was the first network television episode in america to ever receive a tv ma rating.