This rendition of X-Men features Cyclops, Jean Grey, Rogue, Nightcrawler, Shadowcat, and Spike as teenagers as they fight for a world that fears and hates them.
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 Cyclops / ... (51 episodes, 2000-2003)
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 Jean Grey / ... (50 episodes, 2000-2003)
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 Professor Charles Xavier / ... (48 episodes, 2000-2003)
Brad Swaile ...
 Kurt Wagner / ... (47 episodes, 2000-2003)
Maggie Blue O'Hara ...
 Kitty Pryde / ... (44 episodes, 2000-2003)
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 Logan / ... (41 episodes, 2000-2003)
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 Rogue (37 episodes, 2000-2003)
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 Ororo Munroe / ... (33 episodes, 2000-2003)
Neil Denis ...
 Evan Daniels / ... (30 episodes, 2000-2003)
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 Toad / ... (25 episodes, 2000-2003)
Christopher Gray ...
 Avalanche / ... (25 episodes, 2000-2003)
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 Blob / ... (24 episodes, 2000-2003)
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 Iceman / ... (24 episodes, 2001-2003)
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 Beast / ... (22 episodes, 2001-2003)
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 Mystique / ... (21 episodes, 2000-2003)
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Professor Charles Francis Xavier, who has the mutant ability to read minds, searches for new mutants to train them how to use their powers for good and to prevent the mutants from harming themselves and others at his School for Gifted Youngsters. His opposition, Magneto "Master of Magnetism", is doing the same thing, but for evil purposes. He has made Mystique who is a shape-shifter, a principle of his high school to gather evil mutants to prepare them for war against non-mutants. The most interesting plot of the story is that all the heroes and villains attend the same high school. The classic battle of good vs. evil has begun again. Written by Emmett Dweh <edweh@clam.rutgers.edu>

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X-Men: Children of the Atom  »

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According to Producer/Writer/Director Boyd Kirkland, the Acolytes provided new, bigger challenges for the heroes to face. The theme of the series was growth, beginning with these guys first discovering their powers, and then learning how to use them while still trying to get along with the "normal" world. According to Kirkland, by season 3, they knew they had to up the stakes. The Brotherhood hadn't really developed into the kind of team Magneto wanted, so he recruited Gambit, Colossus and Pyro. The first two were very popular X-Men characters in the comics, and Kirkland and co. wanted them in their series. But we already had many more heroes than villains, so the writers and producers thought it would be fun and more surprising to break with convention and introduce Gambit and Colossus as bad guys. However, these two would be conflicted about what they were doing, and would eventually join the X-Men. According to Kirkland this is one of the stories that never got to be told. See more »

Goofs

When Jean and Kurt leave the mansion, McCoy and Xavier find them at the airport buying tickets to New York City; Bayville is less than an hour by car from the city, around two in bad traffic. There are no flights from anywhere near Bayville to New York City. See more »

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Rogue: You give me no choice.
[takes off a glove to use her powers]
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should be taken independently from the real thing
18 October 2003 | by (philippines) – See all my reviews

Although it seems many kids really enjoy and like the series, it should remain a fact that X-Men Evolution is barely an adaptation of the actual X-Men universe (comics & the original animated series). The series itself has excellent cartooning, good music, the characterizations by themselves are good; but they are technically false. I am sure most people really familiar with the X-Men would say that. And yes, the purists should give a chance for a little adjustments, and should keep quiet, but it is disappointing for something which real fans have followed for decades to just be radically distorted (which it is) and turned into something else. Yes, X-Men Evolution is a good animated series, but the best thing to do is to take it INDEPENDENTLY, as in SEPARATE from the real X-Men story line. Treat it as if it were another comic book adaptation. Kids alike will enjoy Evolution, and real fans should just step aside and let it go. However, to those who really want to watch the original, classic X-Men universe, watch the original X-Men animated series (which is not so much for kids, more for the older generations). The cartooning may not be that good, but the stories are classic and true to the comic, and the diverse dramatic world of the mutants, and their intertwining relationships with each other would really be shown. That is the real classic.


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