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David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson share a kiss and song during 'X-Files' reunion

"X-Files" fans have a lot to celebrate these days. First, it was announced that the show would be returning next season, and Tuesday night, Mulder and Scully celebrated their return with a duet and a kiss.

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David Duchovny and actress Gillian Anderson fist-bump during his performance at The Cutting Room, in support of the release of his debut album "Hell Or Highwater", on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in New York.

David Duchovny was performing songs from his new album, "Hell or Highwater," in New York when he surprised the audience by inviting "X-Files" co-star Gillian Anderson onstage to help him sing Neil Young's "Helpless."

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The show's initial run ended in 2002, but the pair still seemed to have plenty of chemistry, fist-bumping and dancing their way through the song. But the real treat for fans came at the end, when the on-screen partners shared a celebratory kiss.

Watch: David Duchovny performs "Hell or Highwater" on TODAY

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(L-R) Actors Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny attend David Duchovny in concert at The Cutting Room on May 12, 2015 in New York City.

Watch the full performance, kiss included, below.

"The X-Files" will return next season with six all-new episodes and begins shooting this summer.