The 25 Best Things About The ’90s "X-Men" Cartoon

It was the longest-running Marvel cartoon for a reason. And the reason was it was the best cartoon ever.

1. Professor X’s hovering wheelchair.

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2. That thing where Storm transformed her clothes with lightning.

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3. How Cyclops was always trying to calm Wolverine down.

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4. The fact that Jean Grey was basically naked and no one seemed to care.

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5. Same with Sabertooth.

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6. Every time Beast quoted the classics.

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7. Jubliee’s style.

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8. And the fact that her powers were wildly inconsistent.

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9. Jean Grey’s large majestic hair when she became Phoenix.

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10. Gambit in general.

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11. How Storm couldn’t use her powers without explaining what she was going to do.

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12. That one time Rogue wore that tight dress at the mall and fought a sentinel.

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13. Bishop’s big ol’ thighs.

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14. When the Blob said this.

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15. That one time Colossus showed up.

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16. And also that one time Nightcrawler showed up.

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17. The fact that all the townspeople coming after Nightcrawler had pitchforks and torches even though it was 1995.

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18. How Wolverine was always going on vacations to see old girlfriends in Japan or fight Sabertooth or something.

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19. The Days of Future Past storyline.

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20. That one time Wolverine read the Bible in a church.

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21. The handful of episodes Morph appeared in.

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22. That one time Rogue had to give Cyclops CPR and absorbed his powers.

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23. The Danger Room.

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24. Everything about Magneto.

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25. How Wolverine could only use his claws to slice robots because it was a kid’s show and humans aren’t allowed to get sliced.

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26. But most of all, this theme song, because it’s the greatest theme song in the history of theme songs.

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