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->''"Mulder, is there anything you ''don't'' believe in?"''
-->-- '''AgentScully''', ''Series/TheXFiles'', "Post Modern Prometheus"

The character who believes in almost anything, no matter how bizarre, and pursues it with abandon. Very mystic, seen as crazy, gullible and strangely [[SkepticismFailure usually]] [[TheCuckoolanderWasRight right]].
The antithesis of the AgentScully, with whom they always are paired.

Somewhat TruthInTelevision. According to some psychologists, [[IfJesusThenAliens a person who believes in one conspiracy theory tends to believe in others; a person who does not believe in one conspiracy theory tends not to believe another.]]

The name, of course comes from Fox Mulder in ''Series/TheXFiles''. Depending on show preference, you might also call this an "Agent Cooper" (from ''Series/TwinPeaks'' -- this was the previous TropeNamer).



[[folder: Anime and Manga]]
* LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya manages a mix of Agent Mulder and AgentScully. While on the outside she [[GenkiGirl wildly]] pursues all manner of fantasies, her inner common sense prevents her from realizing the fantastic elements right beside her. When Kyon tries to spell everything out to her, he [[AllThereInTheManual gets shut down]], because this would be "too easy". [[ThePhilosopher Itsuki]] later theorizes that deep down inside she just wants to have fun with friends.
* ''Manga/NuraRiseOfTheYokaiClan'': Being the resident male-version [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya Haruhi]] of the [[strike:SOS Brigade]] Kiyo Cross Supernatural Squad, Kiyotsugu goes haywire at any possible sighting of youkai. Notably different from Haruhi in the fact that his obsession makes him ''more'' popular.
* Maniwa from ''Anime/ParanoiaAgent'' is the "Mulder" to his partner Ikari's "Scully", an open-minded, experimental detective who readily believes and accepts the true nature of the mysterious Shonen Bat while others deny it. Of course, this eventually turns him into an insane homeless person who thinks he's a superhero. The real Mulder never had to put up with ''that''.
* Karin Sasamori from ''VisualNovel/ToHeart2'', the Mystery Club's President and only member until she [[spoiler:forces Takaaki to join the club via blackmail [[AccidentalPervert when he trips over a sign and ends up landing on top of her, his hands on top of her chest]]]].
%%* [[MsFanservice Kannagi Itsuki]] from ''Anime/TheGirlWhoLeaptThroughSpace''.
* ''LightNovel/{{Durarara}}'''s Celty tends to buy into numerous paranormal and pseudo-scientific conspiracies (including TheGreys. ''Especially'' TheGreys), probably because [[HeadlessHorseman her own existence]] suggests that they're entirely possible. There's even [[http://anni-fiesta.livejournal.com/40061.html a chapter of the light novels]] devoted to her boyfriend assuring her that the world won't end in 2012, the dinosaurs weren't killed by TheGreys, the photon belt will not destroy the world (nor is it sentient), and evil tesseracts will not come from the 4th dimension to conquer us all.

[[folder:Comic Books]]
* ''ComicBook/PowerPack'': in the "Thor and the Warriors Four" story of the all-ages series, Julie Power plays this role. She is very open minded about things like magic and mythology, and the first to believe that Thor and the other Asgardians from Norse Myth are real. Alex serves as her AgentScully.

[[folder:Fan Works]]
* While debating with [[AgentScully Hobbes]] over the existence of ghosts in ''Fanfic/CalvinAndHobbesTheSeries'', Calvin takes on this role. [[spoiler:After finally seeing the ghost, so does Hobbes.]]
* The ''Film/StarTrek'' fanfic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9795158/1/Written-in-the-Stars Written in the Stars]]'' has Fem!Kirk believe in pretty much anything which gets thrown at her and her crew. This is thanks to her Prime counterpart warning her about all the weird stuff coming their way.
* ''Fanfic/ForumOfThrones'':
** Archmaester Wulvren is a firm believer in magic, dedicating his entire life to explore this topic, even if he has no proof of its existence. He is the first person to outright believe in Noelle's magic, even more than Marak and unlike the latter, he is portrayed to be a very smart man.
** Simon Stokeworth has always been fascinated by House Targaryen and their dragons, which makes him one of the first people to fully understand that Aegon Targaryen intends to invade Westeros. He knows how dangerous dragons can be and fully believes that they give Aegon all he needs to succeed.
* Dib and the Swollen Eyeball men are this in ''FanFic/InvaderZimTheSeries''. This is further expanded upon when [[spoiler: Dibís future self shows up as a super-agent of the Men in Black.]]

* Creator/PeterJackson gave us an example of this trope in ''Film/TheFrighteners''. Special Agent Milton Dammers offers a view of what Mulder might be like if the next fifteen years were particularly unforgiving. Having spent almost two decades undercover in various cults without any therapy or {{deprogram}}ming, Dammers is neurotic, paranoid, and absolutely insane. Perhaps not the best possible example since, though he knows ''something'' supernatural is going on, he jumps to more than a few wrong conclusions before catching on.
* Conspiracy Brother in the movie ''Film/UndercoverBrother'' is one of these, though of the Dale Gribble variety: throughout the movie, he believes that he has uncovered numerous conspiracies by "The MAN," to eliminate/subjugate/neutralize/etc black people throughout the world, conspiracies that are dismissed by his coworkers and are indeed false. This is especially surprising considering the fact that there ''really is'' a shadowy white-supremacist world leader known only as "The MAN" dedicated to using a world conspiracy of powerful white people to keep down black people. The Dale Gribble part comes in regarding the crux of the movie: Not only does Conspiracy Brother miss the most legitimate conspiracy in the entire movie, [[spoiler:putting brainwashing chemicals in fried chicken]], but he actively furthers the scheme more than any of his coworkers who arrived at the truth long before he did.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Epic}}'' Professor Bomba's very dedicated in researching on the Leafmen. Of course, this destroys his career and marriage.
* Interpol Agent Alma Dray in ''Film/NowYouSeeMe'' is a downplayed example. When investigating a magician band, as she has a much more open mind about magic than [[AgentScully her partner Dylan Rhodes]] but still wants to find out the real explanations to the tricks.
%%* District Attorney Jim Garrison, played by Kevin Costner, in Oliver Stone's ''Film/{{JFK}}''.
* In ''Film/XMenFirstClass'', the Man in Black always believed in the existence of mutants and feels vindicated when Xavier reveals himself.
* In Film/{{Batman}}, Alexander Knox is one of the few people who believes in Batman's existance from the start, the Dark Knight being thought of as just an UrbanLegend to public at large, and his existance outright denied by the local government.

* Danny Bennett, from Creator/TomHolt's early works, a BBC journalist with a wide range of conspiracy theories, all tying to the ultimate power behind world history: The [[MilkmanConspiracy British Milk Marketing Board]]. Although he is slightly vindicated when he gets caught up with Montalban and the Lombard Bank in ''Literature/FlyingDutch''
* The eponymous character of ''LightNovel/TheLongingOfShiinaRyo'' is perfectly okay with the protagonist's unusual backstory, despite the fact it strongly establishes the world is filled with ancient conspiracies and bizarre supernatural entities.
* Luna Lovegood of ''Literature/HarryPotter'' baffles her peers with her wacky theories and beliefs, on everything from mythical creatures with unlikely names (example: Crumple-Horned Snorkack) to conspiracy theories involving combinations of dark magic and gum disease. While she never proved the actual existence of any of these things, her quirky faith in people and creatures stood her in good stead through the series and she was shown to have uncanny insight. Her father, the editor of the wizarding tabloid, "The Quibbler", is a strong influence on her and he is much, much stranger. It is interesting to note that, since it is a magic/fantasy universe [[ArbitrarySkepticism it is sometimes hard to tell why the other characters react with such disbelief towards her]].
** Interestingly, this does serve her well during her adult life, when her open-minded nature leads her to a career as a magizoologist and she discovers several previously unknown magical beings. [[spoiler:She does finally admit that the Crumple-Horned Snorkack isn't real, though.]]
%%* OlderThanSteam: ''Literature/DonQuixote'', Muldering all over 17th century Spain, with his AgentScully Sancho Panza right beside him.
* Epiny Burvelle, Nevare Burvelle's cousin in Creator/RobinHobb's ''Literature/TheSoldierSon'' trilogy, will believe in just about anything supernatural and is often ridiculed for it. Since these are fantasy books, it should come as no surprise that she's often right, though.
* ''Literature/BaileySchoolKids'': Liza is almost always the one to suggest that someone is a supernatural creature.
* ''Literature/HeroesSaveTheWorld'': LN/Palatinate had this reputation among the rest of the CIA. The truth is a little more complicated: LN/Palatinate was put together from the remains of operations whose members were genuinely seeking after the paranormal, but afterwards it became a dumping ground for agents in disgrace (or at least this was the case for Mary Rucker).

[[folder: Live Action TV]]
* ''Series/TheXFiles'':
** TropeNamer Special Agent Fox Mulder. He always believed in the paranormal explanation of the case of the week, but he could change his perspective if Scully's scientific theory was proving to be the solution.
** It was occasionally subverted. The earliest example of a role reversal is the episode "Beyond the Sea," in which a convicted killer on death row claims he's a psychic and that he can help them solve a kidnapping case. Mulder is skeptical, believing the killer has orchestrated the kidnapping himself, but Scully gradually becomes convinced when he seems to be sending her messages from her recently deceased father, such as the titular song lyrics. Or in the season 7 episode "Hollywood AD":
--->'''Micah Hoffman:''' I am become Jesus Christ.
--->'''Mulder:''' I am become... skeptical.
** Whenever the {{Monster|OfTheWeek}}, {{Mystery|OfTheWeek}} or VictimOfTheWeek was religious in nature, the "believer/skeptic" dynamic between Mulder (an agnostic/atheist) and Scully (a lapsed Catholic) would be inverted, with Mulder becoming [[ArbitrarySkepticism overly skeptical]] and Scully becoming the believer. Most references to Mulder and Scully seem to forget this, including [[Film/TheXFilesIWantToBelieve the 2008 movie]].
** By the end of the series, Scully is much less of a skeptic and becomes almost Mulder's ally in the supernatural. In season 8, she is the believer in the X-Files office, while Doggett is the skeptic.
* Agent Cooper from ''Series/TwinPeaks'' was as accepting as Mulder (maybe even ''more'' so), but he lived in a much weirder world. Possibly the weirdest world ever portrayed on television. Which meant that he was almost always right! To the extent that he conducts ''successful'' murder investigations by throwing a bucket of rocks at a glass bottle.
* ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** Old Nan earns her keep at Winterfell looking after the Stark children and entertaining them, especially Bran, with her stories and legends, which she seems to believe (and the audience has good reason to believe too, given the return of the White Walkers).
** Osha tells Bran similar mystical things about the old gods, which Maester Luwin plays the AgentScully to as a man of science.
* Detective (or Sergeant, depending on the season) Munch from ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit''. He espouses conspiracy theories constantly throughout the series, usually for delivery of a moral point or for simple comic relief. Portrayed by Richard Belzer, a RealLife ConspiracyTheorist author.
* ''Series/{{Lost}}'':
** John Locke is a good example, particularly when he believes [[spoiler:he has to push a button every 108 minutes to save the world]].
** Frank Lapidus was written to be an Agent Mulder, [[WordOfGod according to the DVD extras]].
** Jack [[SkepticNoLonger after he returned]] went from one of the most extreme examples of a Scully to as big a Mulder as Locke ever was. Locke's [[spoiler:suicide note]] to Jack read "I wish you had believed me." Evidently Jack's guilt drove him to believe EVERYTHING as an apology.
* IntrepidReporter Carl Kolchak in the 1970s TV show ''Series/KolchakTheNightStalker'' and related films. His AgentScully was his editor Tony Vincenzo.
* Daniel Jackson of ''Series/StargateSG1'' is more than a little used to having his theories laughed at, but the real kick is that even though he is right, national security ensures that he can't prove it to anyone.
* Special Agent Paul Ballard from ''Series/{{Dollhouse}}'' is very determined to expose the Dollhouse organization, and everyone else in the L.A. FBI office knows it and thinks he's a wacko.
* Kate Lockley from ''Series/{{Angel}}'' has an Agent Mulder attitude towards the paranormal world that Angel lives in, due to several personal experiences with the supernatural. Such as being attacked by a vampire. At one point, one of her fellow police officers compares her to Agent Scully, prompting Kate to try to explain why Mulder would be a better comparison. (This other officer knew little about ''The X-Files''; he mentioned Scully because all he knew was that "Scully's the chick.")
%%* Inspector Andy Trudeau is this in the first season of ''Series/{{Charmed}}'', with Inspector Morris as his Scully.
%%* Hodgins in ''Series/{{Bones}}'' falls under this category sometimes. Most characters are Scullys to him at one point or another.
* An interesting twist in ''Series/{{Psych}}'', where Scully is Shawn, who pretends to be psychic, while Mulder is Gus, the "Non-Psychic" one.
** It might be a better parallel to say that ''Lassiter'' is Scully and most of the rest of the police department is Mulder-ish or at least becoming so (with respect to Shawn, at least, because it's hard to argue with his record).
* Richard Castle of ''Series/{{Castle}}'', believing in psychics, ghosts, and in one episode where his status as Agent Mulder was [[LampshadeHanging explicitly stated]], aliens. Beckett, of course, is his AgentScully. Though, [[ArbitrarySkepticism surprisingly]] Castle doesn't believe in curses while the rest of the squad is trying to convince him that they do. [[spoiler: It turns out they were really screwing with him throughout the episode until he really does seem to be suffering from extremely bad luck after being attacked by a dog. Once this occurs the positions are reversed to normal.]] In "Undead Again", he admits to Ryan that the reason he does this is merely to drive Beckett crazy, not that he actually believes it. Also as a writer he is mostly interested in what makes the best story as opposed to what is really occurring.
* [[Series/EerieIndiana Marshall Teller]] believes in just about every [[UsefulNotes/ConspiracyTheories conspiracy theory]], [[UrbanLegends urban legend]] and supposed cryptozoological sighting he reads about. He even swears he saw ''Santa Claus''. He doesn't have a Scully, but considering he lives in an entire town of oblivious skeptics, he doesn't really need one.
* On ''Series/OnceUponATime'', Emma Swan is the AgentScully sheriff in the Town of Storybrooke. She's being hit by ''two'' Agents Mulder - her long-lost son and mysterious stranger August.
* ''Series/{{Warehouse 13}}'' has a Agent Scully & Agent Mulder dynamic, with Myka Bering as Scully and Pete Lattimer as Mulder.
* Marshall Eriksen from ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' believes in everything supernatural, examples include ghosts, miracles, aliens, Nessie and Sasquatch. He and his fiancée Lily once found a mutant animal they called 'cockamouse' as it was a combo of a cockroach and a mouse. Much like Agent Mulder's proofs of the paranormal, the cockamouse ''flew'' away.
* ''Series/SixHundredSixtySixParkAvenue'': Detective Cooper seems to believe Jane when she says she was attacked by a ghost.
* ''Series/MurdochMysteries'':
** Constable George Crabtree is the one most likely to believe that vampires, ghosts, werewolves, Martians, Venusians, or an Egyptian curse might be responsible for the crimes that are being investigated. Detective Murdoch is the resident Agent Scully, Doctor Julia Ogden is of scientific mind as well, and Inspector Brackenreid gets angry easily by these superstitious ideas.
** Doctor Emily Grace, who joined the series in season 5 believes in the afterlife and that it's possible to scientifically prove it. She also thinks that ghosts exist and she and Crabtree try to gain evidence.
* ''Series/HoudiniAndDoyle'': Doyle, a devout spiritualist is the Mulder to Houdini's Scully, as was their real dynamic.

[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
* ''Literature/DonQuixote'' is used in the ''TabletopGame/CallOfCthulhu'' roleplaying game to name two distinct psychic mechanisms (aka psychosis) to save either the character's life or sanity as an effect of overexposure to CosmicHorrorStories: The Literature/DonQuixote, who sees the supernatural threat in every mundane object, and The Sancho Panza, who explains away every clearly supernatural event as just normal.

[[folder: Video Games]]
* Boyd from ''VideoGame/{{Psychonauts}}''. The level based upon his subconscious is the TropeNamer of the MilkmanConspiracy.
* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 2}}'' features two of these: Akinari Kashihara and Maya Okamura, both World History teachers at Seven Sisters High School. Kashihara wrote an entire ''book'' of conspiracy theories -- ranging from Mayan prophecies to Nazi experiments to aliens living beneath Japan -- based entirely on the ramblings of a mentally-disturbed student. Following his suspcious death, Okamura took up Kashihara's halberd, so to speak.
* Francis York Morgan from ''VideoGame/{{Deadly Premonition}}'', who is a {{Captain Ersatz}} of Agent Cooper from ''Series/{{Twin Peaks}}'' above.
%%* Inspector Drept from ''VideoGame/ThiefDeadlyShadows''.
* Dr. Garret Bryson in the ''Leviathan'' DLC of ''VideoGame/MassEffect3''. In his own words, when the galaxy says something doesn't exist, he takes that as a chance to prove that it does. His daughter Ann also makes a direct ShoutOut to the ArcWords from ''Series/TheXFiles'': "the truth is out there".

[[folder:Visual Novels]]
* 9-year-old Maria Ushiromiya from ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'' is this, believing strongly in the existence of magic and witches and being obsessed with the occult. This contrasts with her older cousin Battler, who's very much an AgentScully.

[[folder:Web Comics]]
* Tiffany Tiger's Panda roommate, Yin, in the webcomic ''WebComic/TheSuburbanJungle'', fits this fairly well. She's a font of crackpot conspiracy theories, and yet she manages to become a prisoner of 'The Village', abducted by aliens, and gains help from a dimension-hopping polar bear...
* Parodied in the ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' ''[=X-Files=]'' parody "The Slug-Files" with Agent Muldy, who's making up so much crazy stuff all the time that he misses the actual crazy stuff around him -- [[PlanetEris and there's a lot of it in this setting]].
* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', Agent Wolf has shades of this. Granted he's right about certain things like his coworker being an alien but then again he has a [[http://www.egscomics.com/index.php?id=853 conspiracy journal]].
* Andrew Cross in ''[[Webcomic/{{Morphe}} morphE]]''. He is a BroughtDownToNormal mage who knows full well what magic is capable of and uses his knowledge and an unhealthy dose of paranoia to ward off potential attackers and lash out against Amical.
* Fi from ''Webcomic/{{Storywisher}}'' is convinced that all magic is real and pursues it with reckless abandon. This usually gets her and the people she's dragged along with her into trouble.

[[folder:Web Original]]
* Discussed in Website/SFDebris' review of "Fresh Bones" from ''The X-Files'' -- one of the problems with doing a paranormal show like ''X-Files'' is that Mulder, the believer on the team, must believe in everything, and what's worse, ''everything'' must be true. Related to that is a FridgeLogic question: now when people know that voodoo is real and that it works, what prevents people to use it on hostile aliens invading the Earth, huh?
* The ''Encyclopedia of Hypothetical Police Procedurals'' tumblr has [[http://hypotheticalpoliceprocedurals.tumblr.com/post/93112237781/022-the-spooky-documents an entry]] that bears a striking resemblance to ''Series/TheXFiles'' except that the Mulder equivalent is paired up with an even more extreme Mulder equivalent, leading to plot summaries with sentences like, "They then spend the rest of the episode trying to track down Illuminati Vampires who kidnapped President Kennedy using psychic powers granted by an experimental serum developed by the Coast Guard." The WillTheyOrWontThey tension between the two of them is defused when [[TheyDo they start having sex in the pilot.]]
* In the backstory of ''Roleplay/RubyQuest'', Red was this. He was suspicious of the connection between the sudden outbreak of violence in the Metal Glen and the [[TheCorruption miracle cure]] that he had originally recommended. He tried to avoid taking it himself, which failed when the AgentScully Dr. S found out what he was doing and reported it to Filbert, who then ordered Red to be secretly given the medicine.
* Ryan, the co-host of ''WebVideo/BuzzfeedUnsolved''. He created the show in the first place to definitively prove to skeptics that ghosts, and other paranormal creatures truly exist. The other host [[AgentScully Shane]] frequently mocks his willingness to believe in anything, such as mermaids, which Ryan said in a Q&A session did have a possibility of existing.

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim'' is rife with Agent Mulders, ranging from the ''Swollen Eyeball'' organization who look to prove that mysteries and conspiracies are true, to clueless FBI crackpots (Count Cocoa Fang the cereal mascot being a real vampire) to disturbingly on-the-ball lice hunting countesses (there's a giant ''Franchise/{{Alien}}''-like lice queen who's responsible for lice infestations). Dib tends to come across as a desperate Agent Mulder making all number of bizarre claims, but it becomes apparent in later episodes that he's actually fairly rational and even skeptical. His problem is other people's stupidity and/or [[ApatheticCitizens apathy]], plus his [[TheChewToy horrible luck]] in [[NotSoImaginaryFriend losing his proof at the worst possible moment]], [[ButtMonkey every single time]]. Dib has claimed to see Big Foot in his garage ("he was using the belt sander") and a vampire hamster, and we never did find out if that was a baby sasquatch or a hairy kid -- although its comment about wanting to eat grubs seems to suggest the former. So, depending on the episode, Dib tends to be either the Mulder or the Scully.
* Mr. Crocker of ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' is known for muttering insane theories to himself that climax in him doing a wild take and yelling "FAIRY GODPARENTS!" in a shrill voice at the top of his lungs. The scary part is that he's almost always right, and he ''still'' comes off as a raving loon to the viewer.
** The viewer may be smarter than you think: while he is usually right, only once in a blue moon (notably in the movie, when he somehow manages to activate a wish-granting muffin) does he get any evidence to support his ideas (and when he does it's promptly [[StatusQuoIsGod magically wiped out of his head]]), the vast majority of his fairy-chasing plans not only come to naught but result in severe punishment when he accidentally does unpleasant things to his employer, and he ''just keeps at it.'' And then there's the yelling (generally accompanied by anatomically frightening poses)...
*** Interestingly, in one of the Time Travel Episodes, we learn that [[spoiler:Cosmo and Wanda were ''his'' fairy godparents before they were Timmy's (they had surprisingly similar childhoods, including Vic, the babysitter) and he escaped the MindWipe of having them go away forever when they were revealed by writing a [[NoteToSelf note to himself]] on the back of a device with which Timmy provided him through time travel]], so he's not a crackpot after all.
* Captain Black of ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'' is the show's AgentScully for most of the first season - until he gets an up-close look at [[OurDragonsAreDifferent Shendu's]] true form in the season finale. He switches to Mulder for the rest of the show.
* Dale Gribble of ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'' is a conspiracy theorist and generally a survivalist nutcase. He uses his alias Rusty Shackleford for everything, even ordering pizza. He is so devoted to conspiracy that figuring out the flaws in the "second shooter" theory of the [[WhoShotJFK Kennedy assassination]] turned his ''entire life'' around, turning him into a pro-government "good citizen" until Hank, against his better judgment, [[WeWantOurJerkBack convinced him]] that not every conspiracy theory is necessarily false. Fittingly, his design was based on a combination of Robert Patrick and a composite sketch (mostly the horribly inaccurate one of the Unabomber).
* Dipper Pines in ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''. From the moment he first arrived in the town he was insisting that there was something weird going on, and he quickly becomes obsessed with learning the secrets of the town and learning everything he can about every supernatural being he encounters along the way, despite teasing and insistence from others that he's going overboard.
* The Question in ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Unlimited''. The guy believes that [[WhatTheHeckIsAnAglet aglets]] have a sinister purpose, and that topically applied fluoride renders teeth visible by [[SpySatellites spy satellite]]. [[ProperlyParanoid On the other hand]], he's proven to be a highly talented detective, either in spite of his paranoia or even perhaps ''because'' of it- Batman even admits that the Question is a better detective than he is because of the Question's willingness to consider irrational possibilities. (And he ''did'' nail it with his theory about [[spoiler:Baskin Robbins' secret, hidden ''Flavor 32''.]])
* WesternAnimation/MartinMystery really likes crazy theories about aliens and so forth, based mostly on comic books and B-movies. However, the fact that he and his sister, [[AgentScully Dianna]] work for an organization dedicated to fighting [[MonsterOfTheWeek aliens and so forth]] makes the theories much less crazy -- well, some of them. He goes through a lot of downright ludicrous explanations before he finally arrives at the one that's actually happening.
* ''WesternAnimation/OhYeahCartoons'': The short ''The F-Tales'', which is an ''X-Files'' parody in a fairy tale setting, gives us agent Chick Little, who is always paranoid about the sky falling.
%%* Katara in ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', with her brother Sokka as AgentScully.
%%* While not as extreme as most examples, Matt Bluestone from ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}'' definitely qualifies.
%%* Soos from ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''. Dipper could often qualify as well.
* Stork of the ''WesternAnimation/StormHawks'' believes in pretty much everything (As he says in the OriginsEpisode), including and ''especially'' the so-called "imaginary threats" of Atmos. Luckily, he always makes sure he's CrazyPrepared.
%%* In ''WesternAnimation/KongTheAnimatedSeries'' we see a Agent Mulder and [[AgentScully Scully]] only the genders are reversed.