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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Around episode 55, Larry Houston was more or less transitioned off the show and began to be less involved in the show and more involved with working on the second season of The Fantastic Four (1994). See more »
In "Reunion", Professor X's gloves disappear for one shot when he is chained to the wall. See more »
[to Jean at her and Cyclops wedding]
Where I come from we always kiss the bride.
[to Rogue who is a bridesmaid]
We also kiss the maids.
This ain't Cajun country, hun. Zip those lips!
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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 »
Mr. Sinister's original voiceover at the end of the initial airings of "Final Decision" was replaced when the character was cast for season 2. 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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