25 facts about The X-Files you might not know

It’s hard to believe its been 20 years since The X-Files creeped us out and blew our collective minds. So what better way to commemorate the iconic series than with some weird and wild factoids?

During its deep, nine-season run, the series established a dense mythology that fans are still trying to decipher. Series creator Chris Carter also hid a ton of neat easter eggs, from character names to casting decisions.

So while we celebrate the show’s 20th anniversary today (yep, it’s been that long!), marvel at 25 wild and weird facts you might not know about.