The truth is out there, but after 20 years, it's not always so easy to recall all the details. TV Guide Magazine West Coast bureau chief Michael Schneider sparked the memories of The X-Files stars David Duchovny (Fox Mulder) and Gillian Anderson (Dana Scully), along with show creator, Chris Carter, at the July 18 Comic-Con panel celebrating the 20th anniversary of Fox's landmark sci-fi mystery series.
Duchovny and Anderson, who rarely appear at such fan events, kicked off the audience hysteria by entering the darkened stage brandishing their character's familiar flashlights...
Whether you're an alien with two hearts, a clone with identity issues or a part-faerie waitress, Comic-Con is the place for you. The annual convention will hit San Diego Thursday-Sunday to allow fans from all genres to let their geek flag fly. TVGuide.com will wade through this sea of cosplay and free hugs to get the scoop on the latest entertainment news. Here are 14 things we're looking forward to the most at Comic-Con:
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1. The truth is still out there
Sunday's Season 6 finale of Californication will find Hank Moody asking himself a very familiar question.
Although Hank (David Duchovny) has spent most of the season chasing after rocker groupie Faith (guest star Maggie Grace), Sunday's finale (10:30/9:30c, Showtime) finds him once again considering a future with his first love, Karen (Natascha McElhone)....
Season 5 of Californication ended in a bit of a dark place: Hank (David Duchovny) was (possibly fatally) drugged by a bitter ex-girlfriend.
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Based on the exclusive first look at Season 6 below, things will remain dark when the show resumes — at least for a little while. "We pick up days after that in the hospital, where Hank has survived but she hasn't," Duchovny says. "This season kind of begins with Hank spiraling down."
Next stop: rehab! And with that comes the return of comedy...
Showtime series Shameless, Californication and House of Lies will return to the airwaves on Sunday, Jan. 13, the cable network announced Monday.