That’s right, Agent Mulder could have been Danny Tanner (Bob Saget), Uncle Jesse (John Stamos), or Joey (Dave Coulier) on the beloved sitcom if the TV gods had made it happen.
Duchovny mourned the “great disappointment” of being rejected during an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” Tuesday.
“I had actually auditioned for all three parts,” he told Kimmel. “They could not figure how to use me.”
An incredulous Kimmel asked Duchovny if he really wanted a “Full House” job.
“I wanted to eat,” Duchovny answered.
Watch the otherworldly conversation above.
The 11th season of “The X-Files” premieres Wednesday on Fox.