Next Sunday and Monday on Fox, The X-Files will return to the small screen for the first time since 2002. The series which had 9 seasons with 202 episodes and 2 movies (almost a third one) has not been on the air in 14 years but its fandom has never given up on the show nor its beloved actors.
Chris Carter, the series original creator, David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi and William B. Davis will all be returning to the new series, along with newcomer, Joel Mchale.
The series will only run for 6 episodes which is sad but I am hoping this only means they are testing the waters for an audience to bring back the show on a permanent basis.
The above video is a quick preview of the first minute of the first episode. It's laced with X-Files goodness.
If you also haven't had a chance to watch the special feature "The X-Files Re-Opened" take a minute to watch this 20 minute piece about the new series. It will give you a good idea of what the new series is about without any spoilers.
I was a huge fan of this show back in the day and I still refuse to watch certain episodes of the show because they scared the hell out of me like the ones with Victor Tombs or the one with the cockroaches. I had a huge crush on Mulder and that ended after seeing David Duchovny in Californication. Seeing him naked with a big gut while he is banging some chick and then he pukes on a painting - not sexy at all. Lost my geeky love for him....