[Podcasts] Discovering the X-Files: “Excelsis Dei”

Nursing homes. Immigration. Dementia. Spirit rape. Folks, this is a bit of a heavy episode and…spoiler alert…it doesn’t have much of a happy ending for anyone involved. On the flipside, it also has some really wacky concepts and there’s a killer setpiece, so there’s still some entertainment to be had. To say more would spoil the conversation below…

Episode 2.11: “Excelsis Dei” (1994)

Directed by Stephen Surjik
Teleplay by Paul Brown
Starring David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson
Guest starring Teryl Rothery, Sab Shimono, Francis Bay, Eric Christmas, and David Fresco

Mulder links a series of violent attacks at a convalescent home, including the brutal rape of a nurse, to angry spirits beyond the grave.

Discovering the X-Files is the latest podcast series for The Erix Antoine Network, which also boasts The Simpsons Countdown. So if you’re a “Simpsons” fan, be sure to tune into that show as well. Please like, rate, and review both podcasts, as well as subscribe to them through your favorite podcast avenue, be it YouTube, iTunes, Spotify, Anchor FM, Pocket Casts, Podcast Addict, etc.

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