The Gifted

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  • TV-14
  • 2017
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.2  (37,042)

The Gifted is a popular American television series that premiered on FOX in October 2017. It is set in the X-Men universe and has become a fan favorite due to its mix of action, drama, and sci-fi elements. The show follows a suburban family where the parents, Reed and Caitlin Strucker (played by Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker respectively), discover that their two teenage children, Lauren (Natalie Alyn Lind) and Andy (Percy Hynes White), have mutant abilities. In this world, mutants are widely feared and hunted, so the family must go on the run and join a group of underground mutants in order to survive.

The leader of the underground mutants is Marcos Diaz (Sean Teale) who goes by the name Eclipse, and his girlfriend Lorna Dane (Emma Dumont) who goes by the name Polaris. Both are powerful mutants who are fighting for the survival of their kind in a dangerous world.

Jamie Chung plays the role of Clarice Fong aka Blink, a mutant with teleportation powers. Blair Redford plays John Proudstar aka Thunderbird, a mutant with superhuman senses and strength. Coby Bell plays Jace Turner, a government agent tasked with capturing mutants. Skyler Samuels plays the Frost sisters, triplets with telepathic abilities. Elena Satine plays Esme, one of the Frost sisters.

Throughout the course of the show, the Struckers and their mutant allies are hunted by Sentinel Services, a government agency that tracks and captures mutants. Along the way, they encounter other mutant groups and individuals, some of whom are friendlier than others.

The Gifted proves to be a thrilling and action-packed series that explores important themes such as family, acceptance, and persecution. It is filled with gripping plot twists and incredible visual effects that make it a visual feast as well.

Stephen Moyer who plays Reed Strucker says, "It’s an exciting show that explores the idea of how people respond when they’re pushed out to the fringes of society. People are frightened of mutants because they don’t understand them, but we see through our characters how much they have to offer." Amy Acker adds, "Our family is torn apart when the kids find they’re mutants, we must find a way to keep our family together while on the run."

The performances by the talented cast have been praised by audiences as well as critics. The show has been lauded for its creative storytelling, diverse casting, and amazing special effects. Fans have particularly enjoyed the portrayal of lesser-known X-Men characters, and have been rooting for their favorites since the beginning.

Although the show was canceled after two seasons, it remains a favorite among superhero fans who appreciated its unique take on the X-Men universe. It is definitely worth a watch for anyone who loves action, suspense, and intriguing storylines.

The Gifted is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (29 episodes). The series first aired on October 2, 2017.

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16. oMens
February 26, 2019
Reeva prepares to carry out her plan for the Inner Circle, but not everyone is on the same page. Reed struggles to manage his powers and the family realizes that without enough of the serum, it's only a matter of time before he completely loses control. Frustrated and egged on by Benedict Ryan, Jace and the Purifiers are on the attack, but for Jace, things aren't as black and white as they once were.
15. Monsters
February 19, 2019
Lauren can't access her powers when it matters most, leaving Caitlin to take matters into her own hands when they are being pursued. Reeva finally reveals her plan for the Inner Circle and it's darker than anyone could have imagined. Meanwhile, Jace confronts some regrets about his actions and is torn between pressures from the Purifiers and his own beliefs.
14. calaMity
February 12, 2019
When one of the Inner Circle goes missing, Reeva intensifies security in their compound, but realizes that her plans may have already been exposed. Furious and paranoid, Reeva resorts to violence. Caitlin and Reed consider using the serum to restrict Lauren's use of her powers, hoping it will help her as she wrestles with nightmares about the Inner Circle and her ancestors. And it's the battle of two extreme ideologies when the Morlocks and the Purifiers come face-to-face in battle.
13. teMpted
January 22, 2019
Lauren stops sleeping so she can avoid the forces in her dreams pushing her towards joining Andy and giving in to her dark side. Glow is in trouble after being shot by the Purifiers, and Blink convinces the Morlocks to let Caitlin save Glow. Meanwhile, Polaris learns the details of what Reeva is planning, and Reed helps Lauren fight off her dreams.
12. hoMe
January 15, 2019
With the Inner Circle and the Purifiers on the rise, and the nation more divided than ever, the dream of the X-Men is on the verge of failure. In attempts to revive the Mutant Underground, Evangeline proposes a country-wide meeting. Meanwhile, Lauren and Andy continue to disagree in their dreams and the Frost Sisters attempt to intervene. Caitlin makes the risky suggestion of connecting with a family member for vital intel, and Lorna tries to secretly investigate Reeva's plans for the Inner Circle.
11. meMento
January 8, 2019
Reed worries as Lauren becomes intrigued by her ancestors and their violent powers. Lorna begins to reevaluate her trust in the Inner Circle after figuring out the past of Reeva's new trainees. Meanwhile, Benedict Ryan continues to encourage Jace to take action with the Purifiers. Marcos asks Clarice to go to the Morlocks in search of information on the Inner Circle and Thunderbird gets a call from Evangeline.
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10. eneMy of My eneMy
January 1, 2019
The Mutant Underground wrestles with the idea of recruiting the Inner Circle to assist them. Andy considers reconnecting with his family when he learns about his father's powers, but Lauren may not be as willing to have him back as their parents. Find out if the Mutant Underground and Inner Circle will be able to put their differences aside in order to save John from the Purifiers.
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9. gaMe changer
December 4, 2018
Tensions within the Inner Circle are at an all-time high, as Andy comes to Rebecca's defense against Reeva. After making an important discovery about Dr. Risman's research, Lauren convinces Reed and Caitlin that they must take action to destroy it. Frustrated with not being taken seriously, Jace begins to strategize with the Purifiers. Meanwhile, the Mutant Underground continues to work on saving mutants. However, tensions flare between Blink and Thunderbird as they confront their differences.
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8. the dreaM
November 27, 2018
In attempts to stabilize Reed's powers, Reed, Caitlin and Lauren meet with Dr. Risman, a doctor who treats patients with debilitating X genes. However, Lauren finds out Dr. Risman is not who she thought she was. Following the Inner Circle's bank ambush, Thunderbird and Blink continue to work together to chase them down. Meanwhile, Polaris reflects on her troubled relationship with her father and takes steps to protect Dawn from the Inner Circle.
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7. no Mercy
November 13, 2018
Reeva reveals her plans for a major mission for the Inner Circle to secure some needed funds. Meanwhile, the Mutant Underground must contend with Reed's unstable powers, hoping that some medical help from Caitlin and Lauren will keep his destruction in check. Also, Jace is introduced to Benedict Ryan, a well-connected public figure who supports the efforts of the Purifiers, but the two may not see eye-to-eye. Then, Thunderbird finally confronts Blink about her dealings with Urg, after weeks of tension over their meeting.
6. iMprint
November 6, 2018
The Inner Circle prepares for a secret ambush, but Polaris is reluctant to join and Reeva tasks Esme with getting Polaris on board. Esme confides in Polaris, revealing her and her sisters' troublesome past. Meanwhile, Thunderbird trains Reed on controlling his powers and The Purifiers attack The Mutant Underground as they attempt to rescue a group of homeless mutants.
5. afterMath
October 30, 2018
As Caitlin and Thunderbird struggle to save the life of a mutant injured in the Inner Circle's chaotic liberation of a psychiatric hospital, they discover clues to the identity of the powerful mutant Polaris and Andy were sent to retrieve. Meanwhile, as Jace joins up with the Purifiers to chase down the escaped mutants, he comes dangerously close to colliding once again with the Mutant Underground.
4. outMatched
October 16, 2018
The Struckers, minus Andy, begin to rebuild their broken trust, while Thunderbird, Blink and Eclipse visit Wire, hoping to convince him to help again. But when they get there, they learn that something terrible has happened from Wire's brother, Graph. The team discovers that the Inner Circle is on the way to raid a mutant detention facility, so they make moves to try to intercept them. Meanwhile, Jace is contacted by a member of the Purifiers.
3. coMplications
October 9, 2018
Polaris' baby begins to suffer from a deadly illness, leaving the Inner Circle unable to heal her, and prompting them to turn to an unexpected source for help. Meanwhile, Reed and Lauren take an excursion to deliver illegal meds, but Reed's powers complicate their plans. Then, Thunderbird and Blink meet the leader of the Morlocks - a shadowy group of mutants that live underground - who offers to help them find the Inner Circle, but the two factions may not have the same goals.
2. unMoored
October 2, 2018
Thunderbird contacts a mutant lawyer who recruited him to the Underground years ago, hoping she can help him find the Inner Circle. Lauren and Andy have a shared dream, which distracts Andy from his training and prompts Reeva to consider cutting her losses with him, which, in turn, makes Andy second-guess his separation from his sister. Meanwhile, Reed must keep a huge secret from the group and Jace picks up the mutants' trail again
1. eMergence
September 25, 2018
Reeva Payge purges the Inner Circle of those who disagree with her, leaving her completely in charge. Then, fast-forward six months, when the Mutant Underground saves a girl, but not her family, from a Sentinel raid. Against the group's wishes, Eclipse and Caitlin meet with a criminal hacker to get info on the Inner Circle. Meanwhile, Polaris prepares for the birth of her baby, her contractions magnetizing anything metal and wreaking havoc. She also makes Andy promise to save the baby, no matter what.
Where to Watch The Gifted
The Gifted is available for streaming on the FOX website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Gifted on demand at Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV, The CW and CW Seed.
  • Premiere Date
    October 2, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (37,042)