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The New X-Files: Marilyn & Steve Spot the Stoner

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Saturday January 30, 2016

I have below-average facial recognition skills. Frequently Steve and I will be watching TV and Steve will say "Look who it is!" and I will look, and look, and finally say "Who is it?" because I have no idea. That's not what this post is about, but it's helpful to know for this story...

When the new X-Files was about to start, the Space Channel aired a best-of marathon over two days. We watched it on and off, sharing X-Files memories, and at some point on that first day I remembered hearing that Canadian Tyler Labine, who has been one of my favourite actors since Dead Last, appeared in not one but two X-Files episodes as "Stoner."

I went on IMDB to confirm and there it was in Labine's credits - bit parts in Quagmire and War of the Coprophages. I excitedly blurted my trivia to Steve, hoping that we'd catch a glimpse of Labine in the marathon.

"Hope he shows up in the new one," said Steve.

"Oh, that wo…