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alien n. 1995 C. Carter Truth is out There: Official Guide to The X Files Introd. 5 What follows will trace how The X-Files was conceived and created as well as the process that allows a group of talented and dedicated producers, writers, directors, actors, and technical wizards to generate two dozen hours or more each year of contact with aliens, poltergeists, genetically engineered deviants, and even old-fashioned monsters—all with meticulous care and (in what has proven to be a constant struggle) within the constraints of a television budget.
artificial intelligence n. 1995 C. Carter Truth is out There: Official Guide to The X Files The Episodes: Season 1 114 Deep Throat says the Defense Department is interested in Wilczek because he created artificial intelligence—‘a learning machine,’ that, he surmises, killed Drake as an act of self-preservation.
earthbound adj. 2 1995 C. Carter Truth is out There: Official Guide to The X Files Introd. 4 Aside from its genre’s mixed track record, The X-Files was set to air on Friday—a night when many of the young adults and teenagers who would naturally comprise the core audience for such a program were likely to be out pursuing other, more earthbound forms of recreation.
flying saucer n. 1995 C. Carter Truth is out There: Official Guide to The X Files The Episodes: Season 1 102 Later they see two darting lights in the night sky, then go to the Flying Saucer Cafe—looking for ‘UFO nuts’—where Mulder sees a picture of a UFO that looks uncannily like a shot supposedly taken in Roswell, New Mexico in 1947.
genetically engineered adj. 1995 C. Carter Truth is out There: Official Guide to The X Files Introd. 5 What follows will trace how The X-Files was conceived and created as well as the process that allows a group of talented and dedicated producers, writers, directors, actors, and technical wizards to generate two dozen hours or more each year of contact with aliens, poltergeists, genetically engineered deviants, and even old-fashioned monsters—all with meticulous care and (in what has proven to be a constant struggle) within the constraints of a television budget.
saucer n. 1995 C. Carter Truth is out There: Official Guide to The X Files The Episodes: Season 1 138 In Reagan, Tennessee, a truck driver loses power, saying he saw a saucer and lights.
shuttle n. 1995 C. Carter Truth is out There: Official Guide to The X Files The Episodes: Season 1 120 Although the shuttle is damaged, Belt tells the astronauts to deliver their payload, fearing that millions of dollars will be lost—and the space program crippled—if they don’t follow through.
spacecraft n. 1995 C. Carter Truth is out There: Official Guide to The X Files The Episodes: Season 1 120 Soon, however, communication with the spacecraft is lost and Generoo’s car crashes as the strange face zooms in at her through the fog.
UFO n. 1995 C. Carter Truth is out There: Official Guide to The X Files The Episodes: Season 1 102 Later they see two darting lights in the night sky, then go to the Flying Saucer Cafe—looking for ‘UFO nuts’—where Mulder sees a picture of a UFO that looks uncannily like a shot supposedly taken in Roswell, New Mexico in 1947.