The X-Files provided seven seasons of strange, eerie, and sometimes terrifying television, but what if some of the craziest storylines never made it out of the writer's room? Writers of the series came up with a lot of groundbreaking episode ideas, but you might be even more amazed at what they decided not to film - a secret origin story, a new horror franchise, crossovers with other TV shows, and even a mind-blowing alliance between two of horror's most iconic characters. This list of unfilmed episodes will have you looking at the series in a completely different way, and might even give you the urge to write fan fiction about what might have been.
The "Unsolved Mysteries" Crossover
Unsolved Mysteries host Robert Stack and re-enactments with unknown actors who looked like Mulder and Scully. After a few tries at getting the story right, Gilligan gave up on the idea and instead wrote the episode "Bad Blood" featuring young, pre-fame Luke Wilson.
The Secret Origin of "Final Destination"
A Tribute to "Night of the Living Dead"
Abraham Lincoln Haunts the White House