1985 is a year in the 20th century.
- June 3: Duane Barry is abducted by a UFO in Pulaski, Virginia. (TXF: "Duane Barry")
- Dr. Sally Kendrick briefly serves as a resident at the Luther Stapes Center for Reproductive Medicine before being fired for tampering with genetic material and experimenting with Eugenics. (TXF: "Eve")
- A lowland gorilla named Sophie is rescued from a north Africa customs house by Willa Ambrose. (TXF: "Fearful Symmetry")
- Alfred Fellig sends a renewal form to the New York City Police Department in order to keep his position as a crime scene photographer. (TXF: "Tithonus")