The X-Files ex-fan says real Mulders ruined the show

David Duchovny, left, stars as FBI agent Fox Mulder, while Gillian Anderson played agent Dana Scully. (Handout/Reuters)

David Duchovny, left, stars as FBI agent Fox Mulder, while Gillian Anderson played agent Dana Scully. (Handout/Reuters)

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If you know anything about '90s pop culture, then you know The Truth is Out There -- and that Mulder and Scully were just the pair to track it down.

It has been 20 years since pioneering sci-fi show the X-Files made its debut, and while many TV critics are looking back with nostalgia and admiration -- at least one is decidedly over her years of dedicated fandom.

Freelance TV and film critic Inkoo Kang tells Jian how "truthiness" in real life ruined one of her favourite shows, and why she now sees Fox Mulder, played by David Duchovny, as "a skeevy, none-too-bright loser."

In case your Mulder memories need a little refreshing, we've rounded up some telling gifs.


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