Fox confirmed March 24 that the network willbring The X Files out of retirement for a limited run.
This announcement is even more notable because original stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson will reprise their roles.
With that in mind, we wondered where the show's many maligned monsters of the week are now and whether they would return to glory.
Anthony Tipet started designing sunglasses
After the cult leader/axe murderer, last seen on Season 8 Episode 7, lost all his followers, he took a stray path towards fashion.
Tragically, he only really found traction with one narrow audience.
The inbred Peacock family got their act together and sought stardom
After their family had a tragic run-in with Fox and Scully, they turned to a publicist for help.
Unfortunately, after growing their hair out and landing a sitcom, America wasn't ready for their take on modern life.
Leonard Betts found a fantastic new job
The fan-favorite regenerative man who lived off cancer tumors had his own streak of stardom aboard one of the Marvel superhero flagships.
Sadly, it was before Marvel knew how to make movies. Though the team will be rebooted, poor Leonard hasn't yet received the call to rejoin the team.
And don't worry about the Flukeman
He made his way out of that radioactive sludge and onto the Top 40.
After centuries of hiding, the bark people found their true calling
They bulked up, strapped on some platforms and tag teamed Guardians of the Galaxy like modern day Olsen twins.
Now that she's free from Fashion Police, she can pursue the role of a life time:
Playing twins who fight over a schlub wrestler while psychically making crowds fight.