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    Gillian Anderson Tweeted An Adorable Photo Of A Young Kate McKinnon Dressed Like Dana Scully

    This is what the internet was made for.

    If you've seen Ghostbusters, or pretty much any of the funniest sketches on SNL lately, then you are aware of the genius that is Kate McKinnon.

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    Well, get ready for your heart to explode because Gillian Anderson took to social media to share this ridiculously cute photo of Kate McKinnon dressed up as Anderson's X-Files character, Dana Scully.

    Twitter: @GillianA

    The X-Files star posted the image to Twitter and Facebook with the lovely message, "Kate McKinnon, we have something in common & it's not slimy green things. #Ghostbusters #thefutureisfemale"

    Gillian Anderson's tweet inspired lots of other women to post throwback pics of their younger selves dressed as Scully.

    Kate McKinnon was not only inspired by Dana Scully on The X-Files, the SNL star also credits watching Gillian Anderson in the role with her first realization that she was gay.

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    In an interview with Julie Goldman, Kate revealed, “I figured it out by watching The X-Files and noticing my physiological reaction to it. I thought it was a product of David Duchovny’s face but it was Gillian Anderson who still is the queen of my heart. So I knew then."

    Can we PLEASE get a Gillian Anderson/Kate McKinnon buddy movie, ASAP?


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