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Here’s the first minute of the new X-Files Premiere

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60 seconds. About the same time it takes to get the theme tune stuck in your head (sorry).

That’s all we’ve got of the new season of the X-Files - aired last night in a bid to bring fans back up to speed for the new series, which will see David Duchovny’s Fox Mulder and Gillian Anderson’s Dana Scully throw on the macs once again.

Reminding us of Duchovny’s work as the world’s foremost hand model in Zoolander, all we see are close-ups of Mulder throwing old case files and photographs onto a heap while surmising his bizarre career - once again sounding like the world's least fun person to take to a party - before setting it all alight. Don't worry, the old box-sets are still available.

Guest stars for the upcoming series include Joel McHale and Rhys Darby, while William B. Davis, who hasn’t miraculously wheezed his way to an early grave, reprises his role as 'Cigarette Smoking Man'.

Three of the episodes have been written and directed by original creator Chris Carter, with the remaining new episodes written and directed by fellow screenwriters from the original series. Which bodes well to say the least.

While US viewers will get it on their screens as soon as 24 January, Channel 5 - who have the UK rights - are still to expand on last month's announcement for an 'early 2016' release.

It's times like this we could do with an extra terrestrial.

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