History Series / MutantX

2nd Dec '17 11:34:51 AM SeptimusHeap
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''Mutant X'' is also unrelated to the ComicBook series, that ran from 1998 to 2001, of the same name, or [[ComicBook/{{X-Men}} anything else involving mutants and X-es]]. However, according to Volume 5 of the ''Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A-Z'' hardcovers, the ''Mutant X'' TV series takes place on Earth-704509, making it an AlternateReality in the Marvel [[TheMultiverse Multiverse]].

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''Mutant X'' is also unrelated to the ComicBook series, that ran from 1998 to 2001, of the same name, or [[ComicBook/{{X-Men}} [[ComicBook/XMen anything else involving mutants and X-es]]. However, according to Volume 5 of the ''Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A-Z'' hardcovers, the ''Mutant X'' TV series takes place on Earth-704509, making it an AlternateReality in the Marvel [[TheMultiverse Multiverse]].
24th Aug '17 6:40:36 AM FromtheWordsofBR
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Even though the series had high ratings and was renewed for a fourth season, it was abruptly canceled in 2004 due to the dismantling of Fireworks Entertainment, one of the production companies.

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Even though the series had high ratings and was renewed for a fourth season, it was abruptly canceled in 2004 due to the dismantling of show's main production company, Fireworks Entertainment, one of the production companies.being sold to brand new owners.
12th Aug '17 12:35:54 AM Omeganian
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* BroughtDownToNormal: An episode of has a [[DifferentlyPoweredIndividual New Mutant]] with a HealingFactor (which makes his DeathSeeker personality a little ironic) working for GSA, when an epidemic starts that threatens to wipe out all New Mutants. He is forced by his boss to work with Adam (although ordered to shoot him as soon as he has the cure). When Adam extracts his DNA to use his HealingFactor to cure the disease, he inadvertantly removes this ability. The guy is happy to be able

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* BroughtDownToNormal: An episode of has a [[DifferentlyPoweredIndividual New Mutant]] with a HealingFactor (which makes his DeathSeeker personality a little ironic) working for GSA, when an epidemic starts that threatens to wipe out all New Mutants. He is forced by his boss to work with Adam (although ordered to shoot him as soon as he has the cure). When Adam extracts his DNA to use his HealingFactor to cure the disease, he inadvertantly removes this ability. The guy is happy to be able to die.
11th Aug '17 12:09:10 AM Omeganian
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* TomatoInTheMirror: At the end of the third season, it turns out [[spoiler:Adam is a clone of the AncientConspiracy's leader.]]
4th Aug '17 8:48:25 PM Omeganian
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* SuperPowerMeltdown: Gabriel Ashlocke (AKA Patiant Zero). The first person to be experimented on by Adam Kane and the first known [[DifferentlyPoweredIndividual new mutant]]. Unlike all other new mutants, which are separated into categories (elementals, ferals, moleculars, and [[PsychicPowers psionics]]), Ashcroft has powers from all four categories (although not all possible powers). He's also a murderous psychopath. However, so many powers cause his cells to slowly destabilize. After three plans to cure him were thwarted by the titular team, his body exploded, taking out half their base base.

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* SuperPowerMeltdown: Gabriel Ashlocke (AKA Patiant Patient Zero). The first person to be experimented on by Adam Kane and the first known [[DifferentlyPoweredIndividual new mutant]]. Unlike all other new mutants, which are separated into categories (elementals, ferals, moleculars, and [[PsychicPowers psionics]]), Ashcroft has powers from all four categories (although not all possible powers). He's also a murderous psychopath. However, so many powers cause his cells to slowly destabilize. After three plans to cure him were thwarted by the titular team, his body exploded, taking out half their base base.
4th Aug '17 8:52:13 AM Omeganian
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* PowerDegeneration: Gabriel Ashlocke is the first of the so-called "[[DifferentlyPoweredIndividual New Mutants]]". Unlike the others, he has ComboPlatterPowers from all four of the categories (elemental, feral, molecular, psionic) and is insane to boot. However, as revealed by Adam, his body is slowly breaking apart due to all these powers together. Ashlocke's first attempt to save himself involves awakening an ancient sorceress, then he tries SettingWrongWhatOnceWentRight, then he tries to bully Adam into helping... Ultimately, he explodes, taking half the team's base with him.

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* PowerDegeneration: Gabriel Ashlocke is the first of the so-called "[[DifferentlyPoweredIndividual New Mutants]]". Unlike the others, he has ComboPlatterPowers from all four of the categories (elemental, feral, molecular, psionic) and is insane to boot. However, as revealed by Adam, his body is slowly breaking apart due to all these powers together. Ashlocke's first attempt to save himself involves awakening an ancient sorceress, then he tries SettingWrongWhatOnceWentRight, to MakeWrongWhatOnceWentRight, then he tries to bully Adam into helping... Ultimately, he explodes, taking half the team's base with him.
4th Aug '17 8:50:07 AM Omeganian
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* PowerDegeneration: Gabriel Ashlocke is the first of the so-called "[[DifferentlyPoweredIndividual New Mutants]]". Unlike the others, he has ComboPlatterPowers from all four of the categories (elemental, feral, molecular, psionic) and is insane to boot. However, as revealed by Adam, his body is slowly breaking apart due to all these powers together. Ashlocke's final attempt to save himself involves awakening an ancient sorceress, but the interference of the titular team results in Ashlocke exploding and taking his base with him.

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* PowerDegeneration: Gabriel Ashlocke is the first of the so-called "[[DifferentlyPoweredIndividual New Mutants]]". Unlike the others, he has ComboPlatterPowers from all four of the categories (elemental, feral, molecular, psionic) and is insane to boot. However, as revealed by Adam, his body is slowly breaking apart due to all these powers together. Ashlocke's final first attempt to save himself involves awakening an ancient sorceress, but the interference of the titular team results in Ashlocke exploding and then he tries SettingWrongWhatOnceWentRight, then he tries to bully Adam into helping... Ultimately, he explodes, taking his half the team's base with him.



* SuperPowerMeltdown: Gabriel Ashcroft (AKA Patiant Zero). The first person to be experimented on by Adam Kane and the first known [[DifferentlyPoweredIndividual new mutant]]. Unlike all other new mutants, which are separated into categories (elementals, ferals, moleculars, and [[PsychicPowers psionics]]), Ashcroft has powers from all four categories (although not all possible powers). He's also a murderous psychopath. However, so many powers cause his cells to slowly destabilize. When his plan to summon an ancient goddess to cure him was thwarted by the titular team, his body exploded, taking out his entire base.

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* SuperPowerMeltdown: Gabriel Ashcroft Ashlocke (AKA Patiant Zero). The first person to be experimented on by Adam Kane and the first known [[DifferentlyPoweredIndividual new mutant]]. Unlike all other new mutants, which are separated into categories (elementals, ferals, moleculars, and [[PsychicPowers psionics]]), Ashcroft has powers from all four categories (although not all possible powers). He's also a murderous psychopath. However, so many powers cause his cells to slowly destabilize. When his plan to summon an ancient goddess After three plans to cure him was were thwarted by the titular team, his body exploded, taking out his entire half their base base.
4th Aug '17 8:42:37 AM Omeganian
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* TooPowerfulToLive: Gabriel Ashlocke is introduced at the end of the first season, then starts the second season attempting to prevent his own SuperpowerMeltdown, then fails five episodes in.
27th Sep '16 8:53:32 AM themisterfree
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A television series created by Marvel Studios (a division of Creator/MarvelComics), ''Mutant X'' centers around the eponymous team of "New Mutants" who [[GeneticEngineeringIsTheNewNuke possess extraordinary powers as a result of genetic engineering]]. Like hundreds of other unsuspecting people, the members of Mutant X were used as test subjects in a series of covert government experiments by [[MegaCorp Genomex]], which now wants to control these New Mutants for its own purposes. The mission of Mutant X is to seek out their fellow New Mutants, help them come to terms with their abilities and protect them from those who want only to exploit their powers.

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A television series created by Marvel Studios (a division of Creator/MarvelComics), Creator/MarvelComics) and Canada's Creator/{{Global}} (airing in syndication in the US), ''Mutant X'' centers around the eponymous team of "New Mutants" who [[GeneticEngineeringIsTheNewNuke possess extraordinary powers as a result of genetic engineering]]. Like hundreds of other unsuspecting people, the members of Mutant X were used as test subjects in a series of covert government experiments by [[MegaCorp Genomex]], which now wants to control these New Mutants for its own purposes. The mission of Mutant X is to seek out their fellow New Mutants, help them come to terms with their abilities and protect them from those who want only to exploit their powers.
29th May '16 3:29:39 AM Anddrix
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* {{Technopath}}: Emma's friend in the episode "Interface" is a technopath. She further gets enhanced by GSA to become a WetwareCPU but is restored at the end of the episode. According to Emma, she is the only New Mutant who managed to counteract the effects of the [[PowerNullifier subdermal governor]] (presumably, she disabled it before they even activated the device). Many years before, both of them used to use their powers to cheat bartenders out of free drinks with Emma's [[TheEmpath empathy]] and, when the bartender eventually caught on, use her friend's power to shut off the lights and run away.


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* TerritorialSmurfette: As ferals are notoriously territorial, Shalimar did not take kindly to another feral joining the team. Per the trope, the new girl was a joy bringer everyone else liked. Worse, Shalimar was ordered to stay at Home Base due to an injury but was normally the ICanStillFight type without two layers of jealousy for extra motivation. [[spoiler: It turned out the new feral was even more territorial. She staged the accident that injured Shalimar then joined the team to finish her off.]]


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* WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway: The show has a guy who can shoot [[ShockAndAwe lightning from his hands]], a girl who is [[AnimalThemedSuperbeing crazy cat-like]], a dude who can either [[{{Intangibility}} ghost himself]] or make himself [[TakenForGranite as hard as a statue]] and a girl who... has weak [[TheEmpath telepath powers.]] The last is often kept back at base. In later seasons they all get upgrades, and the telepath gains a weird "mental missile" attack that does manage to take out whoever it hit (but having no effect on the surrounding area); she still gets left behind, though. Emma's powers eventually grows to the point where she can erase memories with a thought and ca keep an army from discovering a weird-looking jet in a jungle clearing. As she explains to Jesse, to do this she has to remove all safeguards from her mind, meaning she won't be blocking anybody's thoughts. While she's saying that, she's wearing an outfit with lots of cleavage, which Jesse just happens to look at. Her reaction to his thoughts shows that she's not pleased. Apparently, the writers thought this made her too powerful, requiring a [[DroppedABridgeOnHim bridge to be dropped]].
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