Recap / The X-Files S09 E18 "Sunshine Days"

The agents investigate a telekinetic loner who is obsessed with The Brady Bunch.

Tropes used in this episode:

  • I Just Want to Be Loved: Anthony/Oliver just wants a father figure who Dr. Rietz used to be until he left. He ultimately gets him back and is much happier.
  • Karma Houdini: Although, Oliver/Anthony was a very sympathetic MOTW, he did unintentionally cause two deaths. But he got no punishment for it. That said, the loneliness and the pain he had been in all his life, he deserved a happy ending.
  • Monster of the Week
  • Shout-Out: There are numerous references to The Brady Bunch.