Still, is the show as great and creative as I've heard . . .
I remember having X-Files parties back in the day: not queuing it up on Netflix, but actually sitting down with friends to watch scheduled broadcasts of episodes. Ahhh, it was a simpler time...
It is a genuinely great show and worth sticking with. It's also one of the first shows to attempt -- something that isn't apparent in the early seasons -- a major overarching story arc. Some of the episodes in that arc are classics, but I might be wary of getting too invested in the arc itself, because, well: