The X-Files: Gillian Anderson Unveils Her Six Favorite Episodes

The X-Files: Gillian Anderson Unveils Her Six Favorite Episodes
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With Fox's The X-Files set to premiere it's eleventh season next week, the show's own Dana Scully, Gillian Anderson (American Gods), made sure that a bit more of "The Truth" got out to fans last week. Working in conjunction with the show's official Twitter account, Anderson curated a playlist of her six favorite X-Files episodes that were live-streamed through Twitter last week.

Here is Anderson's complete episode list from the live-stream event:

"Ice" (s01e08): Mulder and Scully are sent to investigate when a team of genophysicists, stationed at a remote Alaskan outpost, is killed by a parasitic alien life form.

"Humbug" (s02e20): The agents enter the bizarre world of sideshow performers when an unseen creature begins killing the inhabitants of a circus town.

"Jose Chung's from Outer Space" (s03e20): Mulder and Scully investigate a couple who claim to have been abducted by aliens.

"The Post-Modern Prometheus" (s05e05): While investigating the appearance of a freakish creature in a rural town, the agents uncover a dangerous genetic experiment that has spun out of control.

"Bad Blood" (s05e12): While exploring the deaths of cattle killed by a series of blood extractions, the agents uncover a cult of vampires residing in a small Texas town.

"Triangle" (s06e03): Mulder gets into a bizarre conflict on a mysterious ship in the Bermuda Triangle.

Anderson also took to her personal Twitter account to share her particular fondness for "Bad Blood":

xfiles gillian anderson 6 fav eps
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The X-Files' 10-episode eleventh season premieres on January 3, 2018, at 8:00 pm ET, and will be executive produced by series creator Chris Carter. Stars David Duchovny (Fox Mulder) and Anderson return to their iconic roles for a longer season that will include both mythology and stand-alone episodes. Some names joining Duchovny and Anderson for the new season include: Annabeth Gish, Lauren Ambrose, Robbie Amell, Veronica Cartwright, Chris Owens, Dean Haglund and Barbara Hershey.

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