This is the piece I was born to write, clearly. Mulder & Scully are obviously the best TV couple pretty much ever, and even Gillian Anderson agrees since she tweeted the article I wrote for Decider (and I died a little inside).
Here’s an excerpt:
To be clear, The X-Files was not a show about love and loss, though there was plenty of it during the original series’ nine season run (and continuing on the current reboot). It was meant to be about the untrustworthiness of the government, aliens, and finding the always elusive truth behind weird circumstances — a truth which we were promised from the beginning was definitely “out there.” That the relationship between its two main characters eventually overshadowed all of that and even continued making the show watchable long past its original sell-by date likely wasn’t intentional. But it happened, and frankly? We should all be glad it did.
Read the full article over at Decider.