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Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny and Chris Carter keep seeking the truth that's 'out there' as 'The X-Files' returns

If you had found yourself contemplating rewatching some old episodes of "The X-Files" to brush up before the Season 11 premiere on Fox Wednesday, you were in good company.

"The mythology of this show, it was complex," said series creator Chris Carter in a wild understatement. "Sometimes," he admitted by phone from Vancouver, where he was recently finishing up the season finale, "I have to go back and remind myself of the way the puzzle pieces fit together."

After a 14-year hiatus, the beloved sci-fi drama returned in 2016 for a quick-hit miniseries. The six episodes reacquainted viewers with the tangled history of FBI special agents Fox Mulder

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