The story of Ben Tennyson, a typical kid who becomes very atypical after he discovers the Omnitrix, a mysterious alien device with the power to transform the wearer into ten different alien species.
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 Ben Tennyson / ... (49 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Max Tennyson / ... (49 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Gwen Tennyson / ... (48 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 XLR8 / ... (32 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Heatblast / ... (27 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Cannonbolt / ... (23 episodes, 2006-2008)
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The story of Ben Tennyson, a typical kid who becomes very atypical after he discovers the Omnitrix, a mysterious alien device with the power to transform the wearer into ten different alien species.

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Gwen was originally supposed to be a classmate and a close friend of Ben's instead of being his cousin. See more »

Goofs

In the opening title sequence, Ben's ten alien transformations are represented; however, the ninth is Cannonbolt rather than Ghostfreak. Ghostfreak is one of Ben's original ten, which should be represented, while Cannonbolt is part of a set of transformations he acquires later. See more »

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Grandpa Max Tennyson: Being a hero isn't about letting others know you did the right thing, it's about you knowing you did the right thing.
Ben Tennyson: What were you just doing, reading greeting cards back at the Mega Mart?
Grandpa Max Tennyson: Well... yes.
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At the end of the closing credits, the Cartoon Network opens to reveal Ben setting the Omnitrix and activating it; the logo closes before it's seen what he becomes. See more »

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Referenced in Troldspejlet: Episode #39.17 (2008) See more »

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Decent show, even with its problems
17 August 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I will admit I do prefer Ben 10: Alien Force where the characters are maturer and the episode ideas and writing cleverer. That said, Ben 10 is a thoroughly decent show. Is it the best show on Cartoon Network? No, Dexter's Laboratory was my all-time favourite. Is it the worst? No again, Johnny Test is one of the most unoriginal and annoying shows I have seen recently.

So what about Ben 10? Well I really like its energy, each episode goes at a great pace and there is a lot of spirit. The animation is colourful and quite detailed, while the theme song love it or hate it is pretty good too. The story lines are predictable on occasions and the characters have their annoying moments, but they do have their interest points, plus the writing is funny and energetic. The voice acting is also solid.

All in all, not a bad show, not outstanding but I was expecting worse. However if you want something more mature and clever, which is probably the case with some people here, watch Ben 10: Alien Force. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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