Monday, October 2nd, 1989
1: Pryde of the X-Men (Pilot)
The story begins with the voice of Stan Lee: "Look around you... you never know who could be a mutant, a person born with strange and wondrous powers..." It is the desert. The X-Men’s archenemy Magneto is being transported by a military convoy, unable to use his powers, trapped in a force field. That is, until the White Queen appears. A member of his "Brotherhood of Mutant Terrorists", she scatters the escort and dismantles the field restricting Magneto, allowing him to use his magnetic powers to tear apart his portable prison.
Monday, October 2nd, 1989
0: Pryde of the X-Men (Pilot)
The story begins with the voice of Stan Lee: "Look around you... you never know who could be a mutant, a person born with strange and wondrous powers..." It is the desert. The X-Men's archenemy Magneto is being transported by a military convoy, unable to use his powers, trapped in a force field. That is, until the White Queen appears. A member of his "Brotherhood of Mutant Terrorists", she scatters the escort and dismantles the field restricting Magneto, allowing him to use his magnetic powers to tear apart his portable prison.
Tuesday, April 29th, 2003
2: The Legend of Wolverine
This anthology explores Wolverine's mysterious past when a familiar face from his former life resurfaces and a series of recent experiences trigger a resurgence of his rage issues. Includes the episodes Out of the Past: Parts 1 & 2, Nightcrawler, and The Lotus and the Steel.
Saturday, October 31st, 1992
1: Night of the Sentinels (1)
Jubilee is saved by the X-Men when Sentinels -- giant mutant-apprehending robots -- attack a shopping mall. The X-Men discover that renegades within the government are using a Mutant Registration Program to track down and eliminate mutants.
Saturday, November 7th, 1992
2: Night of the Sentinels (2)
The X-Men break into the Mutant Registration Office and destroy the files, but Beast is apprehended while trying to escape. Gyrich and Trask, the renegades responsible for the Sentinels, kidnap Jubilee, hoping she can lead them to the X-Men.
Friday, November 27th, 1992
3: Enter Magneto
While Beast stands trial for the break-in, a powerful mutant 'master of magnetism' attempts to break him from prison. Professor Xavier recognizes his age-old foe Magneto, a maverick who aims to start a mutant war against humanity.
Saturday, January 23rd, 1993
4: Deadly Reunions
While Professor Xavier attempts to stop Magneto's reign of destruction, Sabretooth--an old foe of Wolverine's -- infiltrates the X-Men headquarters.
Saturday, January 30th, 1993
5: Captive Hearts
Cyclops and Jean are captured by a band of underground-dwelling mutants called the Morlocks. While the X-Men attempt to rescue them, Wolverine must confront his own strong feelings for Jean and his jealousy toward Cyclops.
Saturday, February 6th, 1993
6: Cold Vengeance
Having left the X-Men to seek peace in the arctic, Wolverine instead finds himself battling Sabretooth for the safety of an Inuit tribe. Storm, Gambit, and Jubilee investigate an island resort which welcomes mutants, and might be too good to be true.
Saturday, February 13th, 1993
7: Slave Island
Gambit, Storm, and Jubilee become slave labor on the island resort of Genosha, along with other mutants, forced to help build the new power source for a Sentinel factory. They're given aide in escaping by a mysterious mercenary named Cable.
Saturday, February 20th, 1993
8: The Cure
Rogue seeks a scientist who claims to be able to ""cure"" any mutant of their powers, unaware that neither he, nor his process, are what they appear to be.
Saturday, February 27th, 1993
9: Come the Apocalypse
An ancient and immensely powerful mutant, known as Apocalypse, creates four Horsemen to help usher in a new world where survival of the fittest reigns.
Saturday, March 6th, 1993
10: The Unstoppable Juggernaut
The X-Men return from Genosha, finding the home destroyed, and Professor Xavier missing. They suspect a super-strong Russian mutant named Colossus, but the real culprit turns out to be someone more human, far tougher, and with deeper ties to the Professor.
Saturday, March 13th, 1993
11: Days of Future Past (1)
A mutant from more than half a century into the future, named Bishop, arrives in the present, attempting to change history for the better, by stopping an X-Man from committing an assassination. But between being chased by a future breed of Sentinel, and the details of his mission being fuzzy, he's got his work cut out for him.
Saturday, March 20th, 1993
12: Days of Future Past (2)
Aware of an impending assassination which will create a catastrophic future, the X-Men must deal with threats both outside and within their team.
Saturday, March 27th, 1993
13: The Final Decision
Recovering from their initial battle with the X-Men, Gyrich and Trask have resumed Project Wideawake by creating the ultimate Sentinel: the Master Mold, a walking factory capable of creating Sentinel robots at an assembly-line pace. The X-Men must join with their oldest nemesis, Magneto, to destroy the Master Mold and prevent the extermination of all mutantkind.
Saturday, October 23rd, 1993
1: Till Death Do Us Part (1)
The X-Men are divided and conquered, by none other than a friend they had thought dead.
Saturday, October 30th, 1993
2: Till Death Do Us Part (2)
As Morph's seeking of revenge on the X-Men begins to run into some snags, Cyclops & Jean Grey get their Honeymoon cut short by the machinations of Mister Sinister and the Nasty Boys.
Saturday, November 6th, 1993
3: Whatever It Takes
Storm returns to her village in Africa, and must choose between her life and that of her godson when a powerful evil overtakes him. Meanwhile, Wolverine tracks down Morph in the Amazon, and Professor Xavier & Magneto find their situation going from bad to worse as they end up in a hidden land.
Saturday, November 13th, 1993
4: Red Dawn
Jubilee joins Colossus as he returns to his homeland of Russia, and helps him face an unbeatable menace from the Cold War, who wishes to restore the former Soviet Union, and has a history with Wolverine.
Saturday, November 20th, 1993
5: Repo Man
Wolverine is led back to his homeland of Canada, and is attacked by his former teammates from the supergroup Alpha Flight. The government wants the secrets of his adamantium skeleton back, and are willing to take him apart to get it.
Saturday, December 4th, 1993
6: X-Ternally Yours
Gambit must come face to face with the past he's been running from for years, as he returns to Louisiana to save his brother from the woman he left at the altar.
Saturday, December 11th, 1993
7: Time Fugitives (1)
Bishop returns from the future to again attempt to fix his world, this time trying to stop a plague from infecting mutants. But his noble actions lead to a far greater tragedy.
Saturday, December 18th, 1993
8: Time Fugitives (2)
To stablize his own timeline, Cable comes to the present to prevent Bishop from saving mutant-kind from Apocalypse's plague.
Saturday, January 8th, 1994
9: A Rogue's Tale
Haunted by visions of a strange woman, Rogue must come to grips with the dark secrets of her past prior to joining the X-Men.
Saturday, January 15th, 1994
10: Beauty & the Beast
Beast falls in love with his patient, a blind woman named Carly, and though the feelings are mutual, her mutant-hating father and anti-mutant sentiment drive a split between the pair. Meanwhile, Wolverine seeks to take down the Friends of Humanity from the inside out.
Saturday, February 5th, 1994
An alien being named Mojo abducts the X-Men to use as forced action stars of television programming.
Saturday, February 12th, 1994
12: Reunion (1)
Professor Xavier and Magneto gain a native ally, as they finally come face to face with the new ruler of the Savage Land. A lead from Morph sets up a rematch between Wolverine, Cyclops, Jean Grey and Mister Sinister & his Nasty Boys.
Saturday, February 19th, 1994
13: Reunion (2)
The X-Men find themselves powerless in the Savage Land, and become fodder for Mr. Sinister's experiments. It's up to Wolverine and Ka-Zar to initiate a rescue.
Friday, July 29th, 1994
1: Out of the Past (1)
A group of cyborg mercenaries, led by a woman from Wolverine's past, seek his forced help in unlocking the secrets of a long buried alien spacecraft.
Friday, August 5th, 1994
2: Out of the Past (2)
An alien being called the Spirit Drinker drains the life-force of Jubilee and the Reavers, making strained allies of Wolverine and Lady Deathstrike.
Monday, September 5th, 1994
3: The Phoenix Saga: Sacrifice (1)
Following visions from recent dreams, Professor Xavier sends his X-Men on a mission to the Eagle One Space-Station, putting them in the middle of an interstellar conflict.
Tuesday, September 6th, 1994
4: The Phoenix Saga: The Dark Shroud (2)
The X-Men barely survive their return trip from space, Jean Grey discovering herself changed by the experience. Professor Xavier's dark half is given form, and proceeds to attack his students.
Wednesday, September 7th, 1994
5: The Phoenix Saga: The Cry of the Banshee (3)
Professor Xavier's claims of the capture of his alien soulmate Lilandra by Juggernaut and Black Tom Cassidy are met with skepticism.
Thursday, September 8th, 1994
6: The Phoenix Saga: The Starjammers (4)
Lilandra seeks to protect the M'Kraan Crystal from her wicked brother, the Emperor D'Ken. But the interstellar pirates known as the Starjammers capture it, and Cyclops, in an effort to enact their own revenge scheme on the emperor.
Friday, September 9th, 1994
7: The Phoenix Saga: Child of Light (5)
Shi'ar Emperor D'Ken's rise to power via the M'Kraan Crystal is causing a universal implosion. The X-Men, Imperial Guard, and Starjammers find themselves overpowered and unable to stop it. Jean Grey must unleash her destiny as the host of the Phoenix, even at a most personal cost.
Saturday, September 10th, 1994
8: Savage Land, Strange Heart (1)
Mutant-draining, pterodactyl-man Sauron is persuaded into capturing Storm by Zaladane, the high priestess of Savage Land Sun God Garokk, unaware of her ulterior motives for unleashing the mutant's full potential.
Saturday, September 17th, 1994
9: Savage Land, Strange Heart (2)
Storm's unfettered weather-fury continues setting the stage for the rise of Garokk. Even if Storm can be brought back under control, the Sun God's geothermal rejuvenation will spell an end to the Antarctic paradise known as the Savage Land.
Saturday, September 24th, 1994
Fueled on by his desire to seek vengeance against the immortal mutant that changed him into a weapon of evil, Archangel persaudes Rogue into helping him hunt down and destroy Apocalypse.
Saturday, November 12th, 1994
11: The Dark Phoenix: Dazzled (1)
The flirtation between Cyclops and a mutant singer named Dazzler exacerbates the Phoenix-controlled side of Jean Grey, leaving her open for manipulation by a secret sect of mutants coveting her immense powers for their own evil designs.
Saturday, November 12th, 1994
12: The Dark Phoenix: The Inner Circle (2)
The Circle Club makes the Phoenix-controlled Jean Grey their new Queen, but finds two factors opposing it: her mental bond with Cyclops, and the presumed-dead Wolverine stalking after them.
Saturday, November 19th, 1994
13: The Dark Phoenix: The Dark Phoenix (3)
As the Dark Phoenix grows increasingly hostile, even destroying an entire star system, the X-Men struggle to figure out a way to stop her without harming their teammate Jean Grey.
Saturday, November 26th, 1994
14: The Dark Phoenix: The Fate of the Phoenix (4)
The X-Men face the Shi'ar Imperial Guard in a trial by combat to spare the life of Jean Grey, though even they begin to question the safety of the universe as long as the Dark Phoenix remains alive inside her.
Saturday, February 4th, 1995
15: Cold Comfort
A founding member of the X-Men, named Iceman, breaks into a government facility. He refuses to trust his former teammates about his reasons for doing so, but when Jubilee aids him in his quest, it leads to the team going up against another group of mutants, known as X-Factor.
Saturday, February 25th, 1995
16: Orphan's End
Cyclops discovers that Corsair, the leader of the interstellar band of pirates known as the Starjammers, is his father. He's a fugitive on the run from the Shi'ar empire, and seeks his help in proving his innocence. But can the man who abandoned him as a child truly be trusted?
Saturday, May 6th, 1995
17: The Juggernaut Returns
Professor Xavier's step-brother, and sworn enemy, the Juggernaut loses his powers to a bumbling archeologist. He must overcome the pain of their childhood together, and have the powers restored to him to save his life.
Saturday, May 13th, 1995
Rogue, Gambit, and Wolverine take a break at a ski resort in Germany, but Wolvie finds winter sports are a little dull compared to the X-Men's usual lifestyle. Hearing reports of a "demon" hiding out in a nearby monastery, Logan decides they should take a little side trip to check things out.
Sunday, June 11th, 1995
19: Weapon X, Lies, and Video Tape
A cryptic postcard unleashes a flood of maddening and painful memories in Wolverine that threaten to drive him insane. To keep his mind from being torn apart, Wolverine and Beast travel to the one location that may hold the answers to his hidden past: the ruins of the top-secret Weapon X lab where Wolverine's bones were laced with adamantium. There he encounters other former 'test subjects'- Sabretooth, Maverick and Silver Fox- who are suffering similar mental breakdowns. Old passions and rivalries are re-ignited as the four former government agents break into the lab, leading to an explosive climax and the realization that some secrets are best left buried...
Saturday, September 9th, 1995
1: One Man's Worth (1)
Bishop & Shard recruit Wolverine & Storm for a time travel mission to save Professor Xavier's life. Except they're from the parallel timeline where he died before founding the X-Men, a world where humans and mutants are in a constant war with one another. Not only do they pair lack a connection to him, but correcting history may put an end to their marriage.
Saturday, September 16th, 1995
2: One Man's Worth (2)
Bishop, Shard, and the alternate-present versions of Wolverine & Storm, will have one more chance to save Xavier from being killed before he founded the X-Men... if they can survive the alternate-future ruled entirely unopposed by Mastermold.
Saturday, September 23rd, 1995
Morph feels he's finally ready to return to the X-Men. But his homecoming is interrupted by the return of the Sentinels, the robotic mutant-hunters who nearly killed him the last time he faced them. Will history repeat itself?
Saturday, September 30th, 1995
4: Proteus (1)
The long hidden secret patient of Muir Island, a reality-warping mutant teen known as Proteus, escapes from his 15 year long captivity, and wreaks havoc across Scotland searching out his father.
Saturday, October 7th, 1995
5: Proteus (2)
Tracking down his father, who is now a candidate for Secretary of State, Proteus continues threatening lives with his uncontrolable powers. It's up to Professor X alone to try to stop the boy who brought even Wolverine to his knees.
Saturday, October 21st, 1995
6: Sanctuary (1)
Magneto builds a home strictly for mutants on the orbiting base known as Asteroid M. The message goes out worldwide of initial exodus, and he finds just as many eager to join him, as those anxious to destroy him.
Saturday, October 28th, 1995
7: Sanctuary (2)
With Magneto seemingly dead, Fabian Cortez takes over Asteroid M, and initiates a nuclear war with Earth. The X-Men attempt to sabotage his warhead stockpile, and rescue Gambit, finding assistance in the most unlikely of places.
Saturday, November 4th, 1995
8: Beyond Good and Evil (1)
Apocalypse steals Cable's computer in the year 3999, allowing him to time travel to the past, where he schemes to bring an end to his struggle against inferior mutants once and for all. This leads to Bishop becoming trapped amid the timestream, and brings
Saturday, November 11th, 1995
9: Beyond Good and Evil (2)
When Oracle, the psychic member of the Imperial Guard is kidnapped by Apocalypse, Professor Xavier deduces his scheme involves capturing mutants with telepathic abilities. The X-Men are split up to track them down before the villains can, which puts Wolverine & Shard in the middle of a scuffle between Archangel and a ninja named Psylocke.
Saturday, November 18th, 1995
10: Beyond Good and Evil (3)
After swiping the government's own time machine, Cable ends up recruiting the X-Men on his mission to destroy Apocalypse's source of immortality at its creation.
Saturday, November 25th, 1995
11: Beyond Good and Evil (4)
Two of Apocalypse's former evil allies, the captive Wolverine, the loose cannon Cable, and the exiled Bishop, come together to free the kidnapped psychics and save reality from being rewritten.
Saturday, December 23rd, 1995
12: Have Yourself a Morlock Little X-Mas
Jubilee's first Christmas with the X-Men doesn't go exactly as she expected, when she, Storm, and Wolverine become involved with a mission to save the Morlock child known as Leech.
Saturday, February 3rd, 1996
13: The Lotus and the Steel
Finding himself continually losing control, Wolverine takes a sabbatical to Japan, in an effort to find inner peace in temple-building. Instead, he faces a village under siege by a group of bandits, and struggles to help them without compromising his search for his true nature.
Saturday, February 10th, 1996
14: Love in Vain
In a New Mexico desert, Wolverine witnesses the crash of a spaceship carrying horrific, alien bug-like creatures—the Family—which overwhelm him. Rogue reunites with her first boyfriend, Cody, who ends up being a part of the Family's plot to have Rogue become their new leader. The X-Men defeat the Family.
Saturday, February 17th, 1996
15: Secrets, Not Long Buried
Cyclops heads solo to the desert town of Skull Mesa, where humans and mutants live in harmony, to visit an old mentor from his youth. But he not only finds himself powerless when he arrives, but discovers the place under the rule of a maniacal mutant, with none of the citizens willing to take a stand.
Saturday, April 27th, 1996
16: Xavier Remembers
Trapped on the astral plane after suffering a concussion, Professor Xavier is at the mercy of the Shadow King, and in desperate need of help from his X-Men, who are unable to hear him.
Saturday, May 4th, 1996
17: Family Ties
X-Factor's Quicksilver, and his sister, the Avenger called Scarlet Witch, seek revenge against Magneto when they learn that he was responsible for their birth mother's death. But the trio is unaware of the common bond between them, nor the true purposes of the mysterious man who brought them all together.
Saturday, September 7th, 1996
1: The Phalanx Covenant (1)
Rushing to investigate a disturbance downtown, the X-Men find Sabretooth on the rampage again, but realize too late that it isn't really Sabretooth at all. It is the Phalanx, a voracious alien life-form that can assume the guise of anything or anyone. Before long, the X-Men are all captured, except for Beast, who must find a way to stop the alien horror from devouring the entire Earth.
Saturday, September 7th, 1996
2: The Phalanx Covenant (2)
Snatched from the jaws of the Phalanx by the villainous Mr. Sinister, Beast and Forge search for allies to help them battle the alien threat. Gathering assistance from such unlikely sources as Magneto and Sinister himself, they embark upon a daring and risky plan to free the planet from the clutches of the Phalanx by traveling straight into the belly of the beast.
Saturday, September 14th, 1996
3: A Deal with the Devil
The former Soviet Union's living weapon, Omega Red, is thawed out by the US Military to deal with an abandoned Soviet nuclear submarine near Hawaii. He asks for his old enemy, Wolverine, and the woman responsible for freezing him most recently, Storm, to accompany him on the mission. Omega Red is offered restored humanity, but once aboard the warhead-filled sub, he reveals his true, deadly intentions.
Saturday, September 21st, 1996
4: No Mutant is an Island
Cyclops, still in mourning after Jean Grey's ""death"", quits the X-men and returns to his orphanage home and encounters his friend Sarah. She tells him that a wealthy man has decided to adopt all the mutant children, especially Rusty, but his intentions are to make them his army to destroy all humans in the world so that mutants are accepted. It's up to Cyclops to stop him and save the mutant children. Later, Cyclops returns to the mansion and he and the other X-men discover that Jean Grey hasn't died after all.
Saturday, October 5th, 1996
Longshot, a rebel from another world, tumbles into this world with no memory and a murderous gang led by the six-armed woman warrior Spiral hot on his trail. It turns out that Longshot is on the run from Mojo, maniacal inter-dimensional TV executive. Using Jubilee as the 'prize', Mojo and his minions lure Longshot and the X-Men into a deadly contest which Mojo broadcasts 'live' to up his ratings.
Saturday, October 26th, 1996
Nightcrawler gets a mysterious message. He is informed that his birth mother (whom he never knew) is in trouble. He turns to the X-Men for assistance. Jubilee is baffled that Nightcrawler wants to help the mother who abandoned him -- she has never known her birth parents and feels pretty hostile toward them, whoever they are. Nightcrawler admits there has been pain, but his faith in God has helped him overcome her rejection. The plot thickens when one of the team members recognizes Nightcrawler's mother's voice. There are more 'bloodlines' here than anyone imagined, including the Friends of Humanity who arranged this 'reunion' in the first place.
Saturday, November 2nd, 1996
7: Storm Front (1)
The dashing alien, Arkon, unleashes terrible weather conditions over Washington D.C. to get Storm's attention. It works, he begs her to return with him to his planet, Corsus, to save it from meteorological chaos which threatens his people. After much pleading, Arkon convinces Storm. Intrigued by this dynamic leader but slightly suspicious, Storm departs but leaves a clue for the other X-Men to follow. The X-Men travel through an inter-dimensional portal and arrive to 'rescue' Storm, just as she is in the midst of restoring the planet's raging eco-system. Once successful, Storm is proclaimed savior throughout this universe. What's more, Arkon asks her to marry him.
Saturday, November 9th, 1996
8: Storm Front (2)
Spectacular preparations for Storm's wedding to Arkon proceed quickly. But as Jubilee helps Storm, the new queen, prepare for the wedding, Jubilee can't help notice how badly the palace workers are treated. When Storm mentions this to Arkon, he reminds her she is new to his world, and asks her for her trust. meanwhile Wolverine, Cyclops and Beast discover there are fleet ships bringing slaves from the neighboring planet. Arkon, it seems, is a ruthless tyrant. Storm must know the truth. Back at the castle, Storm has been making a few discoveries of her own.
Saturday, November 16th, 1996
9: Jubilee's Fairy Tale Theatre
Jubilee tells children her own fairy tale having herself, her fellow X-Men and their greatest enemies be the characters in it.
Saturday, February 8th, 1997
10: The Fifth Horseman
Fabian Cortez helps Apocalypse escape from the astral plane.
Saturday, February 22nd, 1997
11: Old Soldiers
Wolverine thinks back to the time when he fought during World War II and teamed up with Captain America.
Saturday, September 6th, 1997
12: Hidden Agendas
When the army learns of Sam Guthrie's cannonball power, they try to enlist him in their ranks.
Saturday, September 13th, 1997
The origin of Mr. Sinister.
Saturday, September 20th, 1997
14: Graduation Day
Due to a serious injury, Professor Xavier is dying and must leave with Lilandra and go with her to the Shi'Ar Empire. He bids farewell to his X-Men. The last scene of this show ends with all of the X-men standing outside the mansion watching Lilandra's ship carrying Xavier flying away.