Friday, October 1, 2021

{The Friday 56} - The X-Files: Goblins


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It was a nice night, a comfortable breeze, and Trudy spent most of the time complaining about her landlady in a way that, at one point, had him laughing so hard he tripped over a raised section of sidewalk.

page 56, "The X-Files: Goblins" by Charles Grant

My Thoughts

Does anyone remember spending your Friday nights watching The X-Files? Well, that's how I spent my Friday nights in the mid-1990s until Fox moved the series to Sundays. Unlike most science fiction franchises, The X-Files didn't pan too well in the world of tie-in books. Only six original adult books got published in the 1990s. Considering how popular the series was during its first run, I'm surprised the tie-ins never took off in the vein of Star Trek and Star Wars. I've owned a battered paperback of The X-Files: Goblins since 1994. Did I say battered? The book has some wear and tear. The book spent the majority of my 8th-grade year inside either my back pocket or bookbag. I read it several times, so it's seen better days.  


  1. I never watched more than a snippet here and there of the series. In fact, I didn't even know it was a Friday night show. Ha!

    1. The series was on Friday nights until the beginning of the fourth season.

  2. Love Scully and Mulder! :-) Happy weekend!

    1. While the revival wasn't exactly the best, I wished they had continued for at least one more season.


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