Wolverine and the X-Men

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  • 2008
  • 1 Season
  • 8.0  (11,732)

Wolverine and the X-Men is an animated television series that aired on NickToons from 2008 to 2009. Produced by Marvel Animation, the show is based on the popular X-Men comic book series by Marvel Comics. The story revolves around Wolverine, the most popular and badass character in the X-Men franchise, who takes on the responsibility of leading a team of mutants to save the world from total destruction.

The show is set in a dystopian future where an accident has caused Professor Charles Xavier and the X-Men to vanish. As a result, the world has grown increasingly hostile towards mutants, and the government has created a mutant control agency called the Sentinels that hunt down and capture all mutants, including those who haven't displayed their powers yet.

Wolverine wakes up in this world after being unconscious for a year with no memory of what happened. He sets out to find his old friends, the X-Men, and try to figure out what has happened to them. He discovers that Xavier is in a coma, and many of the X-Men have separated, gone into hiding or joined their foes, the Brotherhood of Mutants. Wolverine must put aside his gruff personality and assemble a team of mutants to save the world from the Sentinels and other dangers that threaten its safety.

The show does an excellent job of exploring the various characters' personalities, and there are plenty of them to enjoy. Wolverine's gruff personality and hard-edged attitude is perfectly captured by Steve Blum, who delivers a performance that is both tough and vulnerable. Jim Ward delivers a nuanced performance as Professor X, a character who is seen as a shell of his former self as he lies in a hospital bed. Nolan North brings a comedic energy to the role of Cyclops, a character known for being serious and stoic.

Other notable characters include Storm, who is strong, confident, and provides a lot of leadership to the team, Beast, who is a genius with a great sense of humor, and Rogue, who struggles with her powers due to the risk of absorbing other people's memories and personalities. The show also introduces several new characters like Emma Frost, a psychic with a grudge against Xavier, and X-23, a young clone of Wolverine.

The animation is top-notch and is on par with that of a big-budget movie. The backgrounds are detailed, and the action sequences are fluid, fast-paced, and well-choreographed. The show also highlights various locations such as the X-Mansion, the Savage Lands, and many other iconic comic book locations. The show stays loyal to the source material and the designs of the various characters are faithful to their comic book counterparts.

The series has an overarching plot that develops well throughout its 26-episode run, with each episode gradually building up to the explosive finale. The show's pacing is excellent, and the way it balances character development and action is impressive. The episodic structure of the series may seem somewhat repetitive at times, but the show manages to keep it engaging by introducing new characters, locations, and storylines.

One of the unique features of the show is its use of time travel. Wolverine and the X-Men frequently explores alternate timelines and realities, which adds a lot of depth to the story and keeps the audience guessing what is going to happen next. The show's use of time travel is cleverly used to reveal vital information about the characters and their motivations.

In conclusion, Wolverine and the X-Men is an excellent animated series that will please both fans of the X-Men comics and newcomers alike. The show's combination of well-written characters, excellent animation, and engaging storytelling makes it one of the best animated series based on the X-Men franchise. While the show was canceled after its first season due to financial issues, it remains a cult classic among fans and is certainly worth checking out.

Wolverine and the X-Men is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (26 episodes). The series first aired on September 8, 2008.

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Foresight (3)
26. Foresight (3)
October 23, 2009
Xavier and the renegades go against Master Mold in the future, while it's a race against time to stop the Phoenix from destroying the world in the present.
Foresight (2)
25. Foresight (2)
October 16, 2009
In the future, just when things start to get dicey, a familiar face comes to the rescue. In the present, Scott and Emma try to rescue Jean while Magneto counters the sentinal attack.
Foresight (1)
24. Foresight (1)
October 9, 2009
Jean is kidnapped by a group of psychics who want to unleash the Pheonix. Magneto sets up Mystique to pretend to be Sen. Kelly, and has her launch an attack on Genosha
Shades of Grey
23. Shades of Grey
October 2, 2009
After Jean uses her powers, Scott and Emma head to bring her home, before Sinister gets to her.
Aces & Eights
22. Aces & Eights
September 25, 2009
Wolverine and NIghtcrawler gead to Genosha to try to prevent Magneto's helmet from being stolen
21. Rover
September 18, 2009
While the X-men try to figure the next steps to stop the war, the future renegade mutants figure out a crucial past event that may help.
20. Breakdown
September 11, 2009
When Scott starts seeing Jean everywhere, Emma suggests she blocks those memories of her. This has Scott reminiscing how he came to the Institute and how he met Jean.
Guardian Angel
19. Guardian Angel
February 28, 2009
Warren aka Angel takes it upon himself to rescue mutants who are being captured by the MRD. His actions take interest of Sinister.
18. Backlash
February 21, 2009
The sentinals are activated forcing the X-me and Brotherhood to work together to stop them.
Code of Conduct
17. Code of Conduct
February 7, 2009
The Silver Samurai captures all the X-men in order to get a rematch against Wolverine for a fight lost in the past
16. Badlands
January 31, 2009
WOlverine, Kitty and Forge try to find info on "Master Mold" while in the future, Xavier and the renegade mutants are chased by Centinals with startlingly familiar atributes.
Hunting Grounds
15. Hunting Grounds
January 24, 2009
NIghtcrawler and Wander are taken to a mysterious dimension for a strange creatures entertainment: fighting.
Stolen Lives
14. Stolen Lives
January 17, 2009
When Logan gets an anonymous call that Christy Nord is in danger, he leaps into action. She's the grown daughter of a man Logan had abducted back when he was a Weapon X Agent, and now he feels responsible. When Logan checks on her, he finds out Weapon X has already taken her. With help from a from a surprising ally, Mystique, the two of them set out to infiltrate Weapon X, and bring Christy back safely. But the more time Logan spends with Mystique, the more he realizes she has her own agenda to pursue.
Battle Lines
13. Battle Lines
January 10, 2009
Rogue tried to tell Logan what Magneto and the Brotherhood were up to but he would listen. It wasn't until after they attacked that he believed her. Now, pitted in battle against the Brotherhood, the X-Men are kept busy while Magneto initiates a precision strike against MRD facilities across the country. The humans are under siege, and Magneto's coup de grace will put more than just Kelly's troops in danger unless the X-Men can find a way to stop it.
eXcessive Force
12. eXcessive Force
November 29, 2008
The brooding, heart-sick Scott Summers is so desperate to find the missing Jean Grey that when he spots Harpoon, an old enemy of the X-Men on the street, he goes berserk. Harpoon was an agent of the vile mutant geneticist known as Sinister someone that Scott believes could be responsible for Jean's abduction. Now, based on nothing but his own suspicions, the out-of-control Cyclops forces his way up Sinister's ladder of command, one rung at a time. But the closer Cyclops gets to Sinister himself, the more danger he's in. Wolverine and the X-Men race to find him, but Cyclops is walking into a carefully laid trap. And it could already be too late.
Past Discretions
11. Past Discretions
November 22, 2008
Haunted by a fragmented memory, Wolverine heads to Canada to try to piece it together.
Greetings From Genosha
10. Greetings From Genosha
November 15, 2008
Nightcrawler arrives at Genosha, where everything seems too good to be true.
Future X
9. Future X
November 8, 2008
In the future, Xavier is captured by Centinals and Cerebro is stolen; while in the present, Wolverine and the X-Men investigate something Logan saw when taking back the inhibitor collar from Trask.
Time Bomb
8. Time Bomb
November 1, 2008
Xavier tells the X-Men that they must protect the Bortherhood and bring a mutant to the MRD
Wolverine Vs. Hulk
7. Wolverine Vs. Hulk
October 18, 2008
Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. taps Wolverine to stop the Hulk who apears to be terrorizing the Canadian Rockies.
6. X-Calibre
October 11, 2008
Nightcrawler sneaks aboard a cargo ship on the way to Genosha when he hears that mutants are being mistreated.
Thieves Gambit
5. Thieves Gambit
October 4, 2008
Magma is being chased by the Mutant Control Unit. In the middle of a road she turns to a burning being and the cars suddenly stop around her. Wolverine rescues Magma from the Mutant Control Unit and uses an inhibitor collar built by Forge to help control her powers. Wolverine asks for the collar back, she is reluctant to take it off, but finally takes it off. Meanwhile, Dr. Sybil Zane hires Gambit to steal that collar from the X-Men for Senator Kelly and it is up to Wolverine to get it back. Gambit attacks Wolverine in his laboratory with fire cards, he admits to Wolverine that he has been hired for cash, but Wolverine sets his money on fire and offers him double the amount, if he helps discovering whom he is working for. In the end Gambit and Wolverine manage to get back the collar.
4. Overflow
September 27, 2008
After receiving a telepathic message from the future from Professor Xavier, Wolverine and the X-men must journey to Africa to find Storm, who apparently some time in the future killed and destroyed every single living been in said continent.
Hindsight (3)
3. Hindsight (3)
September 20, 2008
With the aid of of an unlikely ally, Emma Frost, Wolverine and the X-Men must find Professor Xavier and bring him back to the newly rebuilt Institute.
Hindsight (2)
2. Hindsight (2)
September 13, 2008
Wolverine and The Beast attempt to re-unify the X-Men.
Hindsight (1)
1. Hindsight (1)
September 8, 2008
After an unfortunate and mysterious accident, Professor Charles Xavier and Jean Grey mysteriously vanish in an explosion outside the Institute. One year later, Wolverine returns for Beast's help when a family gets arrested for helping him.
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Wolverine and the X-Men is available for streaming on the NickToons website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Wolverine and the X-Men on demand at Disney+, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 8, 2008
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (11,732)