The Shortcut Is Out There: How To Binge-Watch 9 Seasons Of 'X-Files'
Fox's new season of "The X-Files" begins Jan. 24, so there's little time to watch (or rewatch) the prior nine seasons. But we have a solution.By Leah Becerra | January 20, 2016
Fox's six-part revival of "The X-Files" is nearly here. Whether you watched all nine seasons when they originally aired or you're desperately trying to catch up before season 10 starts, have no fear: There is a shortcut.
That said, skipping all the nonessential episodes might not be in your best interest. Because, let me tell you, there are some treasures and some stinkers, but I think we can all agree a lot of character development happens outside the mythology episodes.
If you really must binge the show’s main story arc, here it is: "The X-Files" abridged.