'The X-Files' revival: Fox releases first footage of Mulder and Scully

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The X-Files might not be coming to Comic-Con, but Fox has made this week a big one for fans.

The show's social media accounts announced -- via Twitter -- that they'll be counting down the 201 days until the 2016 revival by revisiting an episode a day of the original series. (The episodes are currently available to stream via Amazon Prime, Hulu and Netflix, and the entire series is available on DVD. There are no plans, as of now, to put the episodes on Fox's On Demand or digital app.)

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Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny ('X-Files' reunion) pose at The Opening Night Party for 'The Break of Noon' at 49 Grove on November 22, 2010 in New York City.
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 12: David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson attend 'The Truth Is Here: David Duchovny And Gillian Anderson On The X-Files' presented by the Paley Center For Media at Paley Center For Media on October 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 18: Actress Gillian Anderson and actor David Duchovny participate in TV Guide Magazine Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of The X-Files on Day 1 of the 2013 Comic-Con International held at San Diego Convention Center on Thursday July 18, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 18: Actor David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson of 'The X-Files' sign autographs at the LightSpeed Booth on the convention floor on Day 1 of the 2013 Comic-Con International - General Atmosphere held at San Diego Convention Center on Thursday July 18, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 19: Creator Chris Carter, actress Gillian Anderson and actor Dean Haglund sign autographs at the IDW booth promoting 'The X-Files' on Day 2 of the 2013 Comic-Con International - General Atmosphere held at San Diego Convention Center on Friday July 19, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)
David Duchovny Arrives At The Uk Film Premiere Of 'The X Files, I Want To Believe' At The Empire Cinema In Leicester Square, London.. (Photo by Antony Jones/UK Press via Getty Images)
LONDON - JULY 30: Actor David Duchovny and actress Gillian Anderson attend The X-Files: I Want To Believe film premiere held at the Empire Leicester Square on July 30, 2008 in London, England. (Photo by Jon Furniss/WireImage)
US actor David Duchovny arrives for the British premiere of the 'X Files: I want to believe' directed by Chris Carter in London's Leicester Square on July 30, 2008. AFP PHOTO/Max Nash (Photo credit should read MAX NASH/AFP/Getty Images)
Actress Gillian Anderson and actor David Duchovny arrive for the premiere of 'The X Files : I want to Believe' at the Chinese Theater in Los Angeles on July 23, 2008. AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - JULY 23: (L-R) Actor Gillian Anderson, director Chris Carter, producer Frank Spotnitz and actor David Duchovny attend the 20th Century Fox World Premiere of 'The X Files: I Want To Believe' at Mann's Grauman Chinese Theatre on July 23, 2008 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images)
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And, as a bonus, the trailer for the rewatch features the first new footage of Mulder (David Duchovny) and Scully (Gillian Anderson) -- at the 32-second mark in the video below -- as the duo search for something in the dark.

(Of note: If you want to get the full X-Files experience, the plan does not include the two movies the show spawned.)

Are you going to partake in the upcoming rewatch? The X-Files returns in January.

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