Alyssa Waugh, in her blog post, explains well why I admired Dana Scully of “X-Files”. I dislike the way many women are portrayed in movies, television shows and books. “X-Files” is still one of my favourite shows.
Originally posted on Alyssa Waugh:
“Baby’ me, and you’ll be peeing through a catheter.”
She was on The X-Files in 1993, and as one fan says:
If you don’t understand what we mean by most women on T.V. today being portrayed as complete idiots, watch two seconds of any episode of Two and a Half Men. Go on, try to formulate an argument that women on Two and a Half Men are portrayed in any quasi realistic way.
But as it always has, the science fiction genre shows women in strong and intelligent roles. On the cult SciFi classic TheX-Files which aired in 1993, Dana Scully became an inspiration for strong women everywhere.
Despite her small stature, rest assured that Dana Scully can kick ass. She’s handy with a microscope as well as a gun, physically fit, can take down a man twice her size, and has on multiple occasions. Remember…
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