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Remember the ’90s? It’s really not that hard, considering nearly every aspect of it is currently fetishized to an unhealthy degree (seriously, do we need to bring back Full House?). In the latest mining of ’90s nostalgia, Fox announced last year that they would be bringing back its cherished, long-running sci-fi hit The X-Files for one more six-episode mini-season. The X-Files is perhaps my favorite TV show of all time, but I’ll be the first to admit: This new season looks like utter garbage. Give me the classic years: before Mulder and Scully became an item; back when The Smoking Man was still just a shadowy figure toying with Mulder’s obsession; and before that God-awful second movie. Playbackthetape—the District’s VHS screening series—will celebrate those golden years with a screening of three classic episodes from seasons three and four. Bonus: They’re recorded straight from their original air date, meaning you’ll get all those vintage mid-’90s commercials to fondly recall. The event begins at 7 p.m. at The Coupe, 3415 11th St. NW. Free. playbackthetape.com.