The End (season finale)
Episode 20 of 20 within Season Five. Item 117 of 210 overall.
Production number 5X20.
Chris Carter - Writer
R. W. Goodwin - Director
908 votes

An attempted assassination draws Mulder and Scully into an investigation that strikes at the heart of the X-Files, bringing an important person from Mulder's past into direct conflict with Scully.

original airdate--May 17,1998       rating--18.76  million

network: Fox

music--theme song "X-Files" by Mark Snow"

  1. "Closure" by Mark Snow



Goofs:A move is repeated in the opening chess game. The first overhead shot shows Gibson's white rook near the top left of the board. The adult opponent then takes it with his king at the bottom of the board. Gibson next moves the white rook to the bottom of the board and the adult captures it again, repeating his earlier move.


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regional titles

Het einde (seizoensfinale)
The End (season finale)
La fin (fin de saison)
Ende (Saisonfinale)
An Deireadh (chlár deiridh den tsraith)
The End (finale di stagione)
El extremo (final de temporada)