Season 8 - 3G01 - The Springfield Files
Mike Jean reveals on the dvd commentary that he came up with the idea of an X-Files crossover after seeing it on the cover of TV-Guide magazine.
 
Bart's chalkboard gag for this episode.  
Each of the opening credits ends with the following saying: "The truth is out there"
 
  
David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, the main cast of X-Files, guest star in this episode and their X-Files' characters, Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, are written into this episode.
 
Dana Scully has an X-files mug on her desk.
 
 
Locations and other information is written at the left bottom of the screen.
 
     
 
  "Cigarette Smoking Man"
 
Stories about alien encounters are commen in X-Files.
     
Other references to X-Files
  • The episode title: The Springfield Files
  • The X-Files theme is used the three times the "alien" appears.
Season 8 - 4F20 - Simpsons Spin-off Showcase
 
X-Files on Fox's very little programming chart.
Season 10 - AABF14 - Simpson's Bible Stories
 
Locations and other information is written at the left bottom of the screen.
Season 11 - BABF11 - Missionary: Impossible
 

Characters from different "Fox" series including Rupert Murdoch (the owner of Fox), Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny (from X-files) and Bender from Futurama , collect money to save the network.

"Sure, Fox makes a fortune from advertising but it's still not enough."

 
   

 
 
 
 
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