You just knew I was going to do this!
I have chosen 10 of my favorite episodes, only ten, and listed them in season order.
I have included a link for episode descriptions, from Red Wolf, so you can read about them, if you like.
Heather's Top Ten X-Files Episodes
1. The X-Files: Pilot - Season 1
Reason: The beginning is a great place to start.
2. Shapes - S.1
Reason: An elderly Native American man calls Mulder Sneaky Fox for the first time in this episode about a werewolf like creature.
3. The Anasazi (part 1 of 3) - S.2
The Blessing Way (part 2 of 3) - S.3
Paper Clip (part 3 of 3) - S.3
Reason: My favorite of the mythology series.
4. Syzygy - Season.3
Reason: Completely mental.
5. Pusher - S.3
Reason: Loved watching Mulder mentally compete with the bad guy.
6. Jose Chung's 'From Outer Space' - S.3
Reason: Best. Episode. Ever.
7. Small Potatoes - S.4
Reason: It's cute and funny and psychotic.
8. Detour - S.5
Reason: I really enjoy when Mulder and Scully get stuck some where and they get to have great conversation.
9.How the Ghosts Stole Christmas - S.6
Reason: Lily Tomlin and Ed Asner. Awesomesauce.
10. Arcadia - S.6
Reason: Mulder and Scully go undercover as a married couple, Rob and Laura Petrie!
Mulder to Scully: "Woman, get back in here and make me a sandwich."
11. Home - S.4
Reason: Cause it's disturbing and gross and disturbing.
So, there you go. If you don't own the entire collection then you can order seasons from your local library or get them from Netflix Instant Watch.