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The X-Files Turns 25—and Acknowledges 45

Creator Chris Carter explains how the president—and the premiere’s bonkers reveal—will affect Mulder and Scully’s latest investigations.
Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny

YOU MIGHT WANT TO HOLD ON to something: This year The X-Files turns 25 years old, making it the longest-surviving prime-time drama series on TV, by far. Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) have investigated sci-fi phenomena across four presidential administrations, and have now returned for 10

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