Beyond its compelling sci-fi horror and its intriguing (though often inscrutable) plot convolutions, a generous chunk of the The X-Files’ success lay in the powerful chemistry between FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. How powerful? Powerful enough to survive the transition to 1:12 scale, at least according to the founder of the Instagram account The Miniature X-Files Office.
This lark follows in the footsteps of these Seven and Breaking Bad dioramas, this small-scale reenactment of Johnny Depp’s death from A Nightmare on Elm Street, and the power of the Internet to push anybody’s amusing, geeky side-project to the national stage. The project is ongoing, as the feed’s author adds more details to make the office closer to its television counterpart (plus a few meta touches), ceiling pencils and all.