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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 Cathal J. Dodd ...  Wolverine / ... 73 episodes, 1992-1997
George Buza ...  Beast / ... 71 episodes, 1992-1997
Norm Spencer Norm Spencer ...  Cyclops / ... 68 episodes, 1992-1997
Cedric Smith ...  Professor Charles Xavier / ... 68 episodes, 1992-1997
Lenore Zann ...  Rogue 68 episodes, 1992-1997
Catherine Disher ...  Jean Grey / ... 65 episodes, 1992-1997
Chris Potter ...  Gambit / ... 62 episodes, 1992-1996
Alyson Court ...  Jubilee / ... 48 episodes, 1992-1997
Alison Sealy-Smith 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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English

Release Date:

31 October 1992 (USA) See more »

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X-Men: The Animated Series See more »

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(76 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The Acolytes, a group of mutants who are lead by Magneto and reside on Asteroid M, are never referred to by name in the series because broadcast standards and practices forbade the writers not to call them by that name in the dialogue. See more »

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In "Night of the Sentinels" the tower guard's hair changes from black to brown when Rogue catches him in mid-air. See more »

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Bishop: I should have known better than to play poker with an assassin.
Gambit: Shut up, fool!
[he throws a card, it explodes harmlessly against Bishop's chest]
Bishop: I can absorb your bio-energy, and channel it right back.
Bishop: [fires energy blasts from his hands at Gambit, who ducks]
Bishop: That's my mutant power.
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At the beginning of the opening credits (Season 1-4), the X-Men first soar through space and through the series title. At the end, the X-Men and the Brotherhood of Mutants collide with each other and form the series title. See more »

Alternate Versions

The first season of X-Men, when aired on FoxKids, featured CGI character profile models during the end credits. Later airings replaced these credits with those similar to season 2. When the fourth year episodes began, short clips from past episodes were filtered into the credits for the original airings. When the final year's worth of episodes aired, the series recieved slightly altered intro animation and music. When reruns of the series moved over to UPN for a short while, all of the aired episode intros and credits were replaced with brand animation, featuring Cable among the regular X-Men. See more »

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X-Men Main Theme
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Outstandingly good!!!
2 March 2005 | by VianneChocolatSee all my reviews

I remember in 1993, X-Men the Animated Series is my obsession and I'm not the only one. For a lot of people in my country, 1993 - 1994 is the X-Men craze era. The said cartoon series was one of the highest-rated TV shows at the time. I was especially obsessed with Rogue. She's beautiful and sexy. She of superior strength and when she fights, she rocks!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yet she can't be touched. She's an irresistible temptation to men, especially to Gambit who longs to touch her so much, when she can't be touched.

I was a sappy romantic at heart too so I'm always looking forward to moments between her and Gambit!!! And the people at my school were no different. Different people - different X-Men character favorites and obsessions, collection of X-Men comics and lots of talk about it during breaks, you name it. Even people over 25 watch it. It is little wonder, however, why there was all this fuss about X-Men. The characters' looks and personalities are charismatic and appealing to viewers. They are drawn as sexy and beautiful women and the men as beautiful and sexy as their female counterparts. Each has their own individual history and personalities which viewers simply find lovable and appealing. The plots and stories are exciting and interesting and there's no denying that the MUSIC at the beginning of every episode is REALLY CATCHY!!!!!!!!!!!!! The animated series was simply VERY WELL DONE!!! The fact that this animated series is one of the highest-rated and most-viewed Saturday morning programs in American history to date, that it is very popular in other countries aside from the U.S., and that it boosts sales of X-Men comics--as people who who didn't read x-men comics before this one started reading them as soon as they got obsessed with it--- are proofs that this is definitely one of the best cartoon series in 90s. In my opinion it is the BEST CARTOON SERIES, not just during the 90s but UNTIL NOW!!!!!!

X-Men shows a different idea of heroes. This is unlike Batman and Superman who are loved by ordinary people because they are heroes. X-Men, on the other hand, although fighting for peace and justice, defending their fellow mutants and ordinary men from harm in the process, are hated and feared by those they've sworn to protect. Humankind, that is. Still they continue to protect and defend mankind.

Marvel really did it right with this one and it could NOT be said that Batman and/or Superman animated series is/are superior than this one. X-Men The Animated Series(90s) is undeniably one of the most excellent, most watched and ultra-popular cartoon series up to this day!!!!!!!!


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