TOURNAMENT PREDICTIONS: End Game vs Founders Mutation / Unrequited vs Trevor

The X-Cast blog team are going to share their daily predictions about the Episode Tournament fixtures coming up, talking about who they think will win (not crucially who *should* win – that’s up to you!).

December 14th/15th




Tony: “FOUNDERS MUTATION – by virtue mostly of being new & one of the better S10 episodes, but End Game deserves the nod more.”

Carl: “I’m conflicted actually as to what deserves the nod. I agree with your reasoning though: FOUNDER’S MUTATION to win.”

Baz: “FOUNDERS MUTATION might win by virtue of being one the better episodes of the recent revival. END GAME is better; it’s the culmination of the first colonization story in the show with Samantha revealed as a clone and of course the shapeshifting bounty hunter. It will have a lot of fans – me included. However, I agree with most that FOUNDERS MUTATION will likely win due to being good and recent.”

Sarah: “Agreed, both strong episodes but in different ways. I think FOUNDER’S MUTATION will win, because it’s fresher in everyone’s mind.”

Michael: “END GAME, come on.”




Tony: “UNREQUITED – probably the more memorable of the two, but they’re both ropey. Neither will survive round two unless they’re lucky.”

Carl: “Not sure either episode has many fans. UNREQUITED has Skinner and Marita, so let’s say that.”

Baz: “As for UNREQUITED and TREVOR? Neither are that remarkable. Maybe UNREQUITED for being slightly more memorable as Tony mentioned and also because it sits in a stronger season (four rather than one). Really couldn’t call this one though…”

Sarah: “UNREQUITED because Skinner.”

Charnette: “I like UNREQUITED. That one never gets love.”

Make sure you’re following our tournament with the hashtag #TheXFilesEpisodeTournament on Twitter.


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