The X-Files episode "Jump the Shark" aired in the United States on April 21, 2002. The fanfiction archived on this page was written in response to the events of that episode. Each story contains spoilers, so please read with caution. This page will be added to as needed. If you'd like to send in a post-"Jump the Shark" story, please use the Submit button on the main page.
21st Sunday in Ordinary Time by Martha
Summary: Extraordinary men meet in ordinary time.
All Through the Night by M. Sebasky
Summary: Scully and William try to shake off a hard day. Doggett
Denial by Amazon X
Rating: R, for language
Summary: Sometimes, you have to help your friends.
Grave Secrets by Alison
Summary: Post-ep for Jump the Shark: Scully visits Arlington
The Gunmen Live by McJen
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
Summary: Written in script format. Finished 4/26/02.
Heaven by Kel
Summary: None given.
Hold Tight to the Rose by Mice
Summary: A devastated Jimmy Bond tries to cope with the events
of Jump the Shark. Jimmy/Byers
It's Not Right by Langleigh
Summary: Yves's reflections on the death of three
Jump the Shark Revisited - The Cleopatra Ending by Michele
Rating: G for goofy grins, D for denial
Summary: I know, I know, it's not true...but in my dreams...
Keeping the Promise by Julie L. Jekel
Summary: After the scene faded, Byers extracted one last promise from
Lament by Kate K.
Summary: For the benefit of sevr'l readers, a tale of loss.
Last Call by Susan Frankovich
Rating: PG for a couple of bad words
Summary: Alone in a bar, a man grieves.
Let's Go by David Hearne
Summary: post-ep for XF/Jump the Shark; spoilers also "For Season Three of "Farscape." That's right. "Farscape."
A Life at Arm's Length by Martha
Summary: What will it finally take to be the first to reach out?
Pearly Gates by Isole
Summary: Whadda ya think?
Rest or Go On by Julie L. Jekel
Summary: In a place outside of time, the Gunmen are offered a choice.
Resume Play by Martha
Summary: The latest volume of Miss Manners does not contain any references on the etiquette of greeting those persons whose funerals one has previously attended.
Roses for Remembrance by Alison
Summary: None given.
Saving the Shark by Amanda
Summary: Post "Jump the Shark". That couldn't be the end. I'm a sucker for happy endings.
Shell Game by Sue
Summary: The Lone Gunmen stage a little legerdemain of their own.
Shrouds by Twos and Threes by MJ
Rating: PG-13, some mildly naughty words. Slash.
Summary: Post-ep for JTS. It's an episode of XF, you didn't see the bodies,
you know the rule. Frohike POV.
Walk Away by Erynn
Summary: The Lone Gunmen find their end, and a new beginning. For the "Endings" Lyric Wheel.
Zwischen und Nach by Maidenjedi
Summary: The disk, how the Gunmen came home, and how Jimmy got started on a quest that took him to places like Malta and Yemen.