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What goes together better than paranormal drama and football? Fox is bringing back the iconic sci-fi series The X-Files in just over a week, with this six-episode event series debuting Sunday, January 24, directly following the Nfc Championship game. During the network's TCA winter tour panel earlier today, Fox showcased a sizzle reel, which features new footage of a UFO crash, an alien running through a field, and a shot that teases the return of another character from the original series.
The footage features a shot of a character speaking on the phone, telling the unknown caller that they have a "problem," since the X-Files have been reopened. While we don't see this mystery man's face, his unmistakable voice is a dead giveaway that this is the Cigarette Smoking Man (William B. Davis). Directly after this brief scene, we also see a quick shot of a deformed man, who very well »
On Sunday, January 24th, Fox will bring back Chris Carter’s brilliant series, The X-Files, for a six-episode revival run that will reunite beloved FBI Special Agents Mulder (David Duchovny) and Scully (Gillian Anderson) for more alien-related exploits.
The last time we saw The X-Files on the airwaves during its initial run was back in May 2002, so if you watched the series throughout its nine seasons, you may be in need of a refresher on all the key players and integral storylines that make up the core mythology of The X-Files.
Mythology in regards to The X-Files could mean various things: the existence of aliens and how our government plays into that, various characters that fit in with different prophecies, the “Black Oil” that became a prominent antagonistic force during season three, the various conspirators and their attempts to derail Mulder and Scully’s work on the X-Files, Scully’s »
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