14 Times The X-Files Appeared on TV Guide Magazine (PHOTOS)
Cover photograph by Frank Ockenfels/Fox
January 18, 2016
"X" marks the spot with the return of the The X-Files
in a six-episode series. The revival means Agent Scully (Gillian Anderson) and Agent Mulder (David Duchovny) will be back on the small screen, together, for the first time in 14 years. Take a look back through the TV Guide Magazine
archives to see all the times the series was covered, front and center.
Cover Photograph by Josef Astor
July 2, 1994
"The truth is out there." The lead stars got profiled on the TV Guide Magazine
cover for the first time after their show debuted.
Cover photograph by Karen Moskowitz
March 11, 1995
A year later, the two leads were still white-hot when they appeared on the cover for a second time.
Cover photograph by William Hawkes
April 6, 1996
Anderson "X-posed" some skin in a story about 20 things fans needed to know about the hit series.
Cover photograph by Fergus Greer
July 6, 1996
For this issue, which showed a softer side of Scully, an exclusive pull-out poster was included.
Cover photographs by Greg Lavy
December 21, 1996
It's double the Duchovny when the actor gets a signed face-off cover against his character: the "Xtremely Hot" cover featured Duchovny's signature while the "Xtremely Cool" cover had Mulder's.
Cover photograph by Greg Lavy
May 17, 1997
This special fold-out edition of the cover "unfolded" the show's mysteries with a handy "A to X" guide.
Cover photograph by Troy House
November 15, 1997
The "A-Team" is the "X-Team" with an issue that covered the first X-Files
movie (The X-Files: Fight the Future
) and included collector's edition pull-out posters.
Cover photographs by Michael Tighe
June 20, 1998
The magazine got "X-tremely" up close and personal with both leads to talk more about the first feature film.
Cover photographs by Alberto Tolot
November 4, 2000
Three separate covers (one featuring Scorpion
's Robert Patrick as FBI Special Agent John Doggett) talked about the show's ongoing twists and secrets.
Cover photograph by Alberto Tolot
May 18, 2002
With the show coming to an end after nine seasons, Duchovny and Anderson sat down to chat about how storylines might be resolved.
Cover photograph by MR Photo
My 30, 2004
Even two years after the series left the air, The X-Files
was still making an impression as a cult TV favorite.
Photo illustration by Michael Elins
August 1, 2004
When talking about the greatest sci-fi shows in history, it was no mystery that The X-Files
made the cut.
Cover photograph by Andy Ryan and Rodolfo Martinez
July 14, 2008
A second X-Files
movie (The X-Files: I Want to Believe
) meant more sci-fi secrets would be revealed.
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