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Contemplating our animal origins

by Phillip Thurtle

The Great Mutato has just explained to the townsfolk that some of their parents may be the non-human inhabitants of town. Although this scene has been thought mean-spirited by some critics, it also recognizes the fundamental insight that humans and animals share similar biological processes.

X Files, Season 5 Episode 5, "The Post-Modern Prometheus", clip where The Great Mutato explains the origins of the townfolk

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The townsfolk realize that they may have different origins than they thought

from X Files, Season 5 Episode 5, "The Post-Modern Prometheus" (1997)
Creator: Chris Carter
Distributor: Fox Network
Posted by Phillip Thurtle