This animated adventure series of Bruce Wayne, billionaire by day, crime fighter by night, starts as Wayne balances life as a free-wheeling bachelor, with his role as the Caped Crusader. ... See full summary »
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
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In the episode "Nightcrawler" Rogue goes from wearing her tattered costume to monk's robes and back between shots. See more »
[after the X-Men discover their powers aren't working]
Our powers have abandoned us.
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In the opening credits, a roll call of the X-Men occurs, with each member showing off their particular ability. See more »
In the first showing of the episode where the X-men fight Apocolypse in Muir Island, the episode ends with a shot of the X-mansion in good condition, but the second and third showings have a different ending where the X-men discover that the X-Mansion was destroyed (Juggernaut destroyed the Mansion). See more »
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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