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David Duchovny: The Truth Stinks!

X-Files fans may have felt last month's season finale — featuring a climactic smooch between proud parents Mulder (David Duchovny) and Scully (Gillian Anderson) — was out of this world, but Duchovny saw it as a major kiss-off.

"We were doing the last two episodes and I felt like, 'This isn't a resolution for my character,'" the Evolution star tells TV Guide Online. "'We're resolving things that had nothing to do with Mulder.' I felt like it was a lost opportunity. I felt like the last two episodes could have been a real send-off for Mulder."

Part of the problem, insiders suggest, is that X-Files creator Chris Carter didn't know for sure whether the two-part finale was Mulder's swan song. It was only last week that Duchovny put the truth out there, announcing that he would not be returning for a ninth season in any capacity. But the read more

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