A World Filled With Demons: Satanic Panic in The X-Files’ 1995 episode “Die Hand Die Verletzt” (

No UFO’s, no connection to the smoking man, “Die Hand Die Verletzt” focuses on a one-off event: a demon visits a New England town to punish a lukewarm cult of Satan-worshipping teachers for their lapse of faith. 

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1 month ago

I always found this episode particularly telling… I believe these sorts of events and organizations truly exist in places most would not expect.