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For questions about "X-Men: The Animated Series" (1992–1997), an animated superhero TV series that explored the adventures of Professor Charles Xavier's X-Men as they fight for mutant acceptance and defend humanity from villains. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag.

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What would be the recommended season viewing order for the '90s animated Marvel universe for someone new?

So with the recent release of X-Men '97, I figured it would be a good idea to rewatch through the 90s animated Marvel Universe, but my wife will be watching as well. Since she is someone who only has ...
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Is there a connection between Bastion’s backstory involving his parents in X-Men '97 and the original animated series?

In the X-Men '97 episode "Tolerance Is Extinction - Part 1" (Season 1, Episode 8), we get a glimpse into Bastion's backstory when Jean Grey reads the psychic imprint of a drawing he made as ...
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Which episode of “X-Men: The Animated Series” shows Lilandra hitting a control panel?

In the opening sequence of X-Men '97, Season 1, Episode 3, "Fire Made Flesh", there's a brief clip showing Lilandra aggressively hitting a control panel while Araki and a shocked Professor X ...
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When did Madelyne Pryor replace Jean Grey?

In X-Men '97 (season 1, episode 3, "Fire Made Flesh"), it was revealed that This made me wonder if Sinister's switcheroo might have happened during the events of the X-Men '97 prequel, X-...
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Episode from "X-Men: The Animated Series" where all the X-Men are defeated by a single individual

While scrolling through the X-Men section in the Disney+ catalog, I started to remember a scene from the 90s X-Men: The Animated Series. As far as I remember, this was a multipart episode that ended ...
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X-men cartoon episode (or arc) with Cable and Apocalypse

The plot, as I remembered, is as follows: Cable's children die, and he travels back in time. Apocalypse prepares some sort of disease that will eventually kill Cable's children. Cable destroys the ...
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Who is the character who said he built the time axis in "X-Men: The Animated Series"?

In S04E11: Beyond Good and Evil Part 4 of X-Men: The Animated Series, there was a guy who said that he built the time axis. What is his name? I couldn't find any info about him.
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What material is Jean Grey's animated series costume made of?

I started re-watching some old episodes of the old X-Men: The Animated Series TV show the other day and started thinking about this: What material is the gold and blue outfit that Jean wears made out ...
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Why did Gambit always use the Ace of Spades?

In the 90s X-Men: The Animated Series, it seems that the only card we ever saw Gambit use was the Ace of Spades.  Why was this? Perhaps because the Ace of Spades is a common depiction of playing cards?...
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How does the Savage Land manage to exist in Antarctica?

I've been rewatching the old X-Men animated series, and it sparked the realisation that the Savage Land is actually located in Antarctica. In-universe, how is this physically possible? The Savage Land ...
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Who are the villains at the end of the 90s X-Men cartoon intro?

At the end of the 90s X-Men: The Animated Series intro, there is a clash between Professor Xavier's X-Men and Magneto's team. I recognize most of the villains, but am unable to identify a few of them. ...
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Shouldn't Wolverine have died in the Savage Land?

In the 1990s X-Men animated series, there is a two-part story called "Savage Land, Strange Heart." In this land, Sauron has a dampening field that nullifies mutant powers for those who don't ...
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Which Marvel Comics eras and story arcs does the '90s X-Men cartoon reflect?

I grew up watching the 90s cartoon X-Men: The Animated Series, and I'd like to get into reading the comics. I'm faced with a massive backlog of comics if I want to catch up. I figured where the ...
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