A team of mutant superheroes fight for justice and human acceptance in the Marvel Comics universe.
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Series cast summary:
Cathal J. Dodd ...
 Wolverine / ... (73 episodes, 1992-1997)
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 Beast / ... (71 episodes, 1992-1997)
Norm Spencer ...
 Cyclops / ... (68 episodes, 1992-1997)
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 Professor Charles Xavier / ... (68 episodes, 1992-1997)
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 Rogue (68 episodes, 1992-1997)
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 Jean Grey / ... (65 episodes, 1992-1997)
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 Gambit / ... (62 episodes, 1992-1996)
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 Jubilee / ... (48 episodes, 1992-1997)
Alison Sealy-Smith ...
 Storm / ... (47 episodes, 1993-1997)
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In the Marvel Comics universe, mutants, people with genetically endowed superpowers, are a persecuted by a hateful and fearful populous. One shelter from this is Professor Xavier's Academy for Gifted Children. But the school has a secret function as a training centre for mutants to control their abilities so they can function in regular society. It also serves as a secret headquarters of a superhero team, called the X-Men formed both to be a positive example of mutants and as an opposing force against those mutants who seek to force the world to kneel to their perceived superiority. This series recounts their adventures as they struggle to make the world accept them, while battling villains like Magneto, Apocalypse and the genocidal robots known as the Sentinels. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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X-Men: The Animated Series  »

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Trivia

Fox initially had a lot of resistance to the cartoon series before it became a success. They felt that the target audiences, kids under 10, wouldn't be interested in a romantic love triangle between Cyclops, Jean, and Wolverine. They also thought kids wouldn't keep up with a show that was serialized. See more »

Goofs

In the episode "Nightcrawler" Rogue goes from wearing her tattered costume to monk's robes and back between shots. See more »

Quotes

[the X-Men find Senator Kelley's room trashed]
Cyclops: Kelly's gone, Professor. There must have been more mutants in that gang than we knew about.
Professor X: I don't believe this is the work of the same gang.
Jean Grey: Why not Professor?
Professor X: Because my watch has stopped.
Cyclops: I don't understand. Why is that important?
[Professor X drops the watch and it sticks to the side of his wheelchair]
Professor X: Because it's been magnetized.
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits, a roll call of the X-Men occurs, with each member showing off their particular ability. See more »


Soundtracks

X-Men Main Theme
(theme song)
Composed by Ron Wasserman
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Earnest Adaptation of Classic Marvel Comic
14 January 1999 | by (Barry, Texas USA) – See all my reviews

The X-Men animated series was a terrific try at bringing the ultra-popular comic book featuring mutant outcasts to the small screen. While the animation was amateurish and choppy at best, the voice over work was a particularly wonderful highlight. The stories were re-hashes of the plots from the comics' 30+ years in publication, and a few standouts included the Phoenix Saga, and its follow-up featuring the reconciliation between Scott Summers, alias Cyclops, and his father, the interstellar pirate/freedom fighter, Corsair.


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