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''The Avengers: United They Stand'' is an {{animated series}} from [[TheNineties 1999]] starring Creator/MarvelComics' superhero team, ComicBook/TheAvengers. Unfortunately, due to plans for live-action movies, ComicBook/CaptainAmerica, ComicBook/IronMan and ComicBook/TheMightyThor couldn't be used as full members ([[DemotedToExtra Thor only appeared in the opening credits, and Cap and Iron Man made single-episode guest appearances]]), leaving ComicBook/AntMan as the the leader of the Avengers. The rest of the roster included ComicBook/TheWasp, ComicBook/TheVision, ComicBook/ScarletWitch, ComicBook/TheFalcon, ComicBook/{{Hawkeye}}, Tigra, and ComicBook/WonderMan.

Marvel briefly published a comic-book tie-in. Written by Ty Templeton, he managed to tell some accessible, fun, classic Avengers stories. He even managed to perfectly update "Even an Android Can Cry" ''and'' work in a guest appearance by Devil Dinosaur and Moon Boy.

This show ran for only 13 episodes on Creator/FoxKids.

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!!This Marvel animation provides examples of:

* ActionGirl: Tigra, Scarlet Witch, and the Wasp are all formidable heroines on the team.
* AdaptationalModesty: Most likely because this was a kid's show, Tigra's bikini got replaced with a tanktop and briefs.
* AdvertisedExtra: When the complete series was released on DVD to cash in on the popularity of the live-action ''[[Film/TheAvengers2012 Avengers]]'' movie, Captain America and Iron Man were given the most prominent real estate on the cover. This is despite them only appearing in one episode each.
* AFatherToHisMen: Ant-Man tries to be a reasonable and caring leader to the rest of the Avengers.
* AIIsACrapshoot: Not just Ultron, but some equipment of his that somehow fuses with plant matter ''and comes alive'' in "Remnants".
* AlwaysSomeoneBetter: Ant-Man feels this towards Captain America in his guest episode.
* {{Animesque}}: The use of PoweredArmor and lengthy {{Transformation Sequence}}s especially.
* AttackPatternAlpha: Used all over the place. There's even a "Containment maneuver #12".
* BadassNormal: Hawkeye has no powers, but is a highly skilled archer.
* BattleCouple: Ant-Man & Wasp, Wonder Man & Scarlet Witch
* BigRedDevil: Invoked with Taurus, who's actually a minotaur but is also ''really'' red.
* CatsHateWater: More specifically, Tigra the tiger-woman hates water. She is revealed to be afraid of water in "To Rule Atlantis".
* CoversAlwaysLie: [[spoiler:Wonder Man and the Vision in the same lineup? HAH.]]
* DaChief: Mr. Sikorski is the main authority figure the Avengers work with and he tends to be belligerent towards them.
* DeadStarWalking: A non-lethal example. [[spoiler: Wonder Man is prominently featured in the opening titles, but is incapacited in the first episode and stays that way for most of the series.]]
* DemotedToExtra: ComicBook/CaptainAmerica, ComicBook/IronMan and [[ComicBook/TheMightyThor Thor]], in spite of being very prominent members of the team in the comics, are reduced to cameos as portraits and/or one-time guest appearances.
* FantasticRacism: The witches of New Salem are pretty much known for being persecuted in history, yet they call out Scarlet Witch for being a ''mutant''.
* HappilyMarried: Ant-Man and the Wasp are married and love each other dearly.
* HiddenElfVillage: New Salem, Scarlet Witch's old training grounds.
* {{Invocation}}: The Scarlet Witch: "Winds of Destiny, ''Change''!"
* LethalJokeCharacter: Egghead may be a ridiculous villain, but he has just enough knowledge of manipulating Pym particles to ''nearly kill Ant-Man.''
* ManBehindTheMan: Swordsman, who convinced his old pal Hawkeye to join his group, was acting under orders from Taurus.
* NoEnding: The series ends with [[spoiler:the Zodiacs getting what they were after, and able to turn the Zodiac Key, while Wonder Man's powers have been rendered unstable due to the Zodiacs' DoomsdayDevice, and Ant-Man votes to drop him from the team.]] ''That's it.''
* OpponentSwitch: The Avengers do this to defeat the Masters of Evil.
* OrganicTechnology: In "Remnants", some technology Ultron left lying around somehow turns into this when fused with the local flora.
* ThePlan: See WhatTheHellHero. When asked, what if it didn't work, Ant-Man replied "You know, that never even crossed my mind."
* RedHerring: The MonsterOfTheWeek in "Remnants" looks to all the world like ComicBook/ManThing, but is actually plant matter fused with Ultron's technology.
* RetCanon: The comics' Falcon briefly wears the armor he wears on this show.
* RobotBuddy: Vision is an android ally of the Avengers.
* SacrificialLamb: Wonder Man, who's very quickly put into a coma while setting up the Vision's origin.
* SayMyName: "HENRY!" said by Wasp whenever she or Ant-Man are in peril.
* ShoutOut: Ant-Man in his microship maneuvers between ''the keys on a keyboard'', looking for all the world like [[Film/ANewHope the trench run.]]
* StockFootage: The transformation sequences are always reused in every episode to save money on animation costs. See below.
* {{Stripperiffic}}:
** Hawkeye's old circus costume from "Comes a Swordsman". And unnecessarily so.
** Nearly the whole team[[note]]Vision is inexplicably spared, while Tigra is already in her element[[/note]] gets jungle-themed outfits in "Remnants" that wind up more like this for some reason.
* TeamMom: Wasp
* TransformationSequence: Ant-Man, Wasp, Hawkeye and Falcon's snap-on armor appears over their bodies when they prepare for battle.
* WesternZodiac: A whole group of themed villains from outer space, with Taurus the acting leader.
* WhatTheHellHero: There are several instances of the heroes being chewed out for making bad decisions. Hawkeye in the first episode for leaving his post and the president getting hurt. Later Ant-Man for seemingly giving in to the demands of Kang when he took Wasp hostage. [[UnspokenPlanGuarantee Though in that case it was a plan which worked, so everybody was cool with it.]]
* WindsOfDestinyChange: The Scarlet Witch. TropeNamer.
* YouDontLookLikeYou:
** Ultron can swap out every part of his body for whichever reason, giving him several different appearances. He's even missing his feelers in "Remnants".
** Kang barely looks anything like how he appears in the comics.
* YouHaveFailedMe: At the end of "Comes a Swordsman", Taurus punishes Swordsman for his failure by ordering his minions to tear him into twelve pieces.
* YouKilledMyFather: This show's Baron Zemo has been under the impression that Captain America killed his father ie. the previous Baron Zemo. In actual fact, [[KarmicDeath it was his own shots reflected off the vibranium shield that did it.]]
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