X-men: The Animated Series reXamined

X-men: The Animated Series reXamined

UK-based standup comedian Javier Jarquin is a deep-dive Marvel guy. He has created multiple live shows based on the MCU, and has an encyclopedic knowledge of plots, characters, and trivia. NZ- based comedian and playwright Dan Bain remembers that this show was cool when he was a kid, and once saw an Iron Man movie on an international flight. Join them both as they rewatch and rediscover one of the greatest animated shows of the 1990s.

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June 12, 2023 35 mins

Season one is done and Dan and Jav reflect on it as a whole and realise that the greatest episodes were the friends we made on the way.


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In the final episode of Season One of the Animated Series the X-men finally face off against the sentinels once and for all, Jav remembers saliva based childhood games, and  Dan somehow makes it about 9/11.

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May 29, 2023 41 mins

The assassination plot wraps up and Bishop ends up back in the future. HR has questions for Gambit. 

Warning: This episode contains the phrase 'c*m gutters'. Sorry.

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May 22, 2023 40 mins

Bishop travels back to the 90's to stop an assassin and Dan travels back to when he worked as a circus clown. Future X-men get trapped by sentinels and Jav gets trapped in an elaborate discussion about latex suffocation fetish.


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May 15, 2023 39 mins

The four horsemen ride forth! Mystique is a sneaky, and Jav and Dan are both left blushing and speechless as Rogue rolls around on the ground with some moves that would get a round of applause at a pole dance competition.

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May 8, 2023 40 mins

Rogue travels to Muir Island looking for a cure for her powers, a LOT of other characters turn up, Javier wants to talk about first kisses, and Dan gets frustrated on behalf of the writers when they add a stupid kidnapping sequence.

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May 1, 2023 41 mins

The series has a bit of a stumble this episode, with the combined introduction of Juggernaut and Colossus being too much for it to carry. Dan is excited by Henry Thoreau references and Javier explains how Wolverine's claws work. 

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April 24, 2023 37 mins

As Gambit, Jubilee, and Storm attempt to escape from Genosha, Dan and Javier say the phrase "shitting out a killer robot" more times than should be possible.

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April 17, 2023 42 mins

Compare and contrast time between Winter Wolverine and Tropical getaway Gambit.

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April 10, 2023 40 mins

Underground adventures with the Morlocks and big questions around why does everyone want a piece of Cyclops? 
Plus troglodyte underclasses, don't eat the bread, and Jean Gray/Magneto?

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April 3, 2023 43 mins

Magneto and Professor X meet back up. Sabretooth and Wolverine keep fussing at each other. Dan has a lot of questions about Cyclops's optic blast and Jav is super excited to talk about it. 

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March 27, 2023 33 mins

Does what it says on the tin, dunnit? Magneto enters the chat.

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March 20, 2023 30 mins

The conclusion of Night of the sentinels! Plus, how great is Rogue and her homespun wisdoms, plus what do the X-men eat?

Like subscribe, rate, review, OBEY. thanks xx

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March 13, 2023 34 mins

Episode One! We started! 

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February 28, 2023 2 mins

UK-based standup comedian Javier Jarquin is a deep dive Marvel guy. He has created multiple live shows based on the MCU, and has an encyclopaedic knowledge of plots and trivia.

NZ- based comedian and playwright Dan Bain remembers that this show was cool when he was a kid, and once saw an Iron Man movie on an international flight. 

Subscribe now to join them on the 13th of March when they rewatch and rediscover one of the g...

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