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* ShoutOut: The music during the future scenes sounds a ''lot'' like the main theme from ''Film/TheTerminator'', which is quite fitting considering the similarities between the stories.


* BadassGrandpa: Wolverine, who's still kicking Sentinel ass even though he's more than a hundred years old.


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* CoolOldGuy: Wolverine, who's still kicking Sentinel ass even though he's more than a hundred years old.


-->'''Gambit:''' Everyone can relax! Gambit has returned.



-->'''Gambit:''' Everyone can relax! Gambit has returned.

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* KickTheDog: A minor bit but, in the BadFuture when wolverine is gazing mournfully at the graves of the Xmen, the sentinel "escorting" him rudely pushes him and demands he keep moving. This, unsurprisingly, makes him mad enough to [[TheDogBitesBack destroy said sentinel.]]

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* HeartbrokenBadass: The future Wolverine when he sees Jubilee's headstone.


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* TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth: According to the headstones, Jubilee was the first of the team to die.


* BatmanGrabsAGun: Not that he was averse to lethal force, but the future Wolverine grabs a rifle to prepare to jump back in time to stop an assassination that caused the Sentinel-dominated BadFuture, when before his adamantium claws would've been just fine.



* BerserkButton: After being marched pats past the graves of the X-Men, Wolverine upon seeing his fallen comrades loses it and attacks the Sentinels.



* ContrivedCoincidence: A partially amnesiac Bishop still works to fullfill the mission, all thanks to reading a newspapper about Charles Xavier making a speech about mutant persecution.

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* ContrivedCoincidence: A partially amnesiac Bishop still works to fullfill the mission, all thanks to reading a newspapper newspaper about Charles Xavier making a speech about mutant persecution.



* IncomingHam: Right as Bishop is discussing an X-Man who wuld betray the team and assassinate a prominent figure, Gambit enters the War Room:
-->'''Gambit:''' Everyone can relax! Gambit has returned.



* StoryBreakerPower: Wolverine, {{BFG}}, {{Telekinesis}} and EyeBeams are NoSell on Nimrod. However once Storm unleashes her ElementalPowers to freeze Nimrod and then use electricity and energy blasts to destroy him.

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* StoryBreakerPower: Wolverine, Wolverine's claws, a {{BFG}}, {{Telekinesis}} and EyeBeams are NoSell on all [[NoSell no-sold]] by Nimrod. However once Storm unleashes her ElementalPowers to freeze Nimrod and then use electricity and energy blasts to destroy him.


* AdaptationDistillation: The two-parter is a combination of the "Days of Future Past" story and the "X-Traitor" arc that was running in the X-Men comics at the time, where Bishop was accusing Gambit of eventually betraying the team.



* TimeTravel: As in the comic, a person from the future travels to the past.

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* TimeTravel: As in the comic, a person from the future travels to the past.past.
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: After Bishop captures Wolverine and the other two mutants, the Sentinels tell him his services as a Tracker are no longer required and he will be sent for termination along with the others.


The group is lead into the center where they are lead to a cemetery containg the tombstones of the X-Men. Enraged, Wolverine and the other two mutants attack the Sentinels. While they managed to defeat them with aid from Bishop, a more powerful Sentinel called Nimrod appears. The two other mutants decide to stay to serve as distraction while Wolverine and Bishop flee, eventually coming to the hidden lab of a scientist named Forge. It's revealed that the rebels have created a time portal, along with a bracelet ("[[InsistentTerminology temporal transciver") which the time traveler is require to keep because otherwise will be sent back to their original timeline. Forge says that they must travel to the nineties to stop an assissination the rebels believe is the root of the dystopian future.

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The group is lead into the center where they are lead to a cemetery containg the tombstones of the X-Men. Enraged, Wolverine and the other two mutants attack the Sentinels. While they managed to defeat them with aid from Bishop, a more powerful Sentinel called Nimrod appears. The two other mutants decide to stay to serve as distraction while Wolverine and Bishop flee, eventually coming to the hidden lab of a scientist named Forge. It's revealed that the rebels have created a time portal, along with a bracelet ("[[InsistentTerminology temporal transciver") transciver]]") which the time traveler is require to keep because otherwise will be sent back to their original timeline. Forge says that they must travel to the nineties to stop an assissination the rebels believe is the root of the dystopian future.


* FallenStatesOfAmerica: If the state of New York City is anything to go by, the USA has [[{{Understatement}}fallen on rough times]].

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* FallenStatesOfAmerica: If the state of New York City is anything to go by, the USA has is [[{{Understatement}}fallen on rough times]].


* StoryBreakerPower: Wolverine, {{BFG}},{{Telekinesis}} and EyeBeams are NoSell on Nimrod. However once Storm unleashes her ElementalPowers to freeze Nimrod and then use electricity and energy blasts to destroy him.

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* StoryBreakerPower: Wolverine, {{BFG}},{{Telekinesis}} {{BFG}}, {{Telekinesis}} and EyeBeams are NoSell on Nimrod. However once Storm unleashes her ElementalPowers to freeze Nimrod and then use electricity and energy blasts to destroy him.


* StoryBreakerPower: Wolverine, BFG {{Telekinesis}} and EyeBeams are NoSell on Nimrod. However once Storm unleashes her ElementalPowers to freeze Nimrod and then use electricity and energy blasts to destroy him.

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* StoryBreakerPower: Wolverine, BFG {{Telekinesis}} {{BFG}},{{Telekinesis}} and EyeBeams are NoSell on Nimrod. However once Storm unleashes her ElementalPowers to freeze Nimrod and then use electricity and energy blasts to destroy him.


* TemptingFate: When the X-Men track the time portal, Jubilee if anything else came through. A second later Nimrod blasts them from behind.

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* TemptingFate: When the X-Men track the time portal, Jubilee wonders if anything else came through.through as well. A second later Nimrod blasts them from behind.


Determined to unveil the mystery, the X-Men release Bishop and help track down the place he came through time. When they arrive they're attacked by Nimrod, whose advanced technology and armor renders the mutants' attacks nearly useless.

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Determined to unveil the mystery, the X-Men release Bishop and help him track down the place he came through time. When they arrive they're attacked by Nimrod, whose advanced technology and armor renders the mutants' attacks nearly useless.
useless. Even when combining Storm's ElementalPowers, Scott's EyeBeams and Bishop's BFG to tear Nimrod apart, the robot starts to regenerate soon after. Bishop destroys Nimrod's temporal transciver which sends the robot back to the future.

The group returns to the mansion where they discuss who exactly could be the assassin. Rogue and Gambit return from their visit to Beast, and suddenly Bishop attacks Gambit


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* CliffHanger: As [[OncePerEpisode usual]] for the series, the episode ends with one, more especifically with Bishop calling Gambit a traitor and attacking him.


Determined to unveil the mystery, the X-Men release Bishop and help track down the place he came through time. When they arrive they're attacked by Nimrod, whose advanced technology and armor renders the mutants' attacks nearly useless.



* AnimatedAdaptation: Of the famous ''ComicBook/DaysOfFuturePast'' storyline from the comics
* BadassGrandpa: Wolverine, who's still kicking Sentinel ass even though he's more than a hundred years old
* BadFuture: Mutants are being hunted down in the FallenStatesOfAmerica
* TheBigRottenApple: The New York City from TheNineties is only slightly off better off than its future counterpart. When Bishop arrives, there are smashed cars, destroyed buildings and broken windows- it seems NYC was under a recent attack but no explanation is given
* ContrivedCoincidence: A partially amnesiac Bishop still works to fullfill the mission, all thanks to reading a newspapper about Charles Xavier making a speech about mutant persecution
* CreepyCemetery: One inside the Mutant Termination Center contains the graves of the X-Men
* DramaPreservingHandicap: Bishop suffers from partial amnesia, as otherwise the episode would be quite short
* FallenStatesOfAmerica: If the state of New York City is anything to go by, the USA has [[{{Understatement}}fallen on rough times]]
* HeelFaceTurn: Bishop has one when he realizes the Sentinels plans to kill all mutants, not just so called rebels
* HeroicBSOD: Charles has a mild one after using Cerebro to read Bishop's mind and sees images of the horrible future
* LaserGuidedAmnesia: Bishop, while retaining most of his memories, does not know why he travelled back in time possibly because of Nimrod's meddling with the time portal
* MonumentalDamage: The opening shot of the episode is a ruined Statue of Liberty
* ANaziByAnyOtherName: Effectively describes the state of the United States in the future
* TheNineties: Obviously as that decade is ThePresentDay

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* AnimatedAdaptation: Of the famous ''ComicBook/DaysOfFuturePast'' storyline from the comics
comics.
* BadassGrandpa: Wolverine, who's still kicking Sentinel ass even though he's more than a hundred years old
old.
* BadFuture: Mutants are being hunted down in the FallenStatesOfAmerica
FallenStatesOfAmerica.
* TheBigRottenApple: The New York City from TheNineties is only slightly off better off than its future counterpart. When Bishop arrives, there are smashed cars, destroyed buildings and broken windows- it seems NYC was under a recent attack but no explanation is given
given.
* CallingYourAttacks: This one of the earliest episodes where Storm is shown being a LargeHam with her ElementalPowers.
* ContrivedCoincidence: A partially amnesiac Bishop still works to fullfill the mission, all thanks to reading a newspapper about Charles Xavier making a speech about mutant persecution
persecution.
* CreepyCemetery: One inside the Mutant Termination Center contains the graves of the X-Men
X-Men.
* DramaPreservingHandicap: Bishop suffers from partial amnesia, as otherwise the episode would be quite short
short.
* FallenStatesOfAmerica: If the state of New York City is anything to go by, the USA has [[{{Understatement}}fallen on rough times]]
times]].
* HealingFactor: Wolverine still ages, albeit very slowly, in the sixty years into the future. Nimrod also seems to have sort of regeneration capabilities, even after he was torn apart by the X-Men.
* HeelFaceTurn: Bishop has one when he realizes the Sentinels plans to kill all mutants, not just so called rebels
rebels.
* HeroicBSOD: Charles has a mild one after using Cerebro to read Bishop's mind and sees images of the horrible future
future.
* LargeHam: Storm when she's using her powers.
* LaserGuidedAmnesia: Bishop, while retaining most of his memories, does not know why he travelled back in time possibly because of Nimrod's meddling with the time portal
portal.
* MonumentalDamage: The opening shot of the episode is a ruined Statue of Liberty
Liberty.
* ANaziByAnyOtherName: Effectively describes the state of the United States in the future
future.
* TheNineties: Obviously as that decade is ThePresentDayThePresentDay.



* LaResistance: A various small one operates in the BadFuture, seeking to undoing their dystopian reality through time travel

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* LaResistance: A various small one operates in the BadFuture, seeking to undoing their dystopian reality through time traveltravel.
* StoryBreakerPower: Wolverine, BFG {{Telekinesis}} and EyeBeams are NoSell on Nimrod. However once Storm unleashes her ElementalPowers to freeze Nimrod and then use electricity and energy blasts to destroy him.


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* TemptingFate: When the X-Men track the time portal, Jubilee if anything else came through. A second later Nimrod blasts them from behind.

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Rogue and Gambit visit Beast, who's still in prison awaiting for his trial. Gambit questions why Beast remains in prison and seems overall uncomfortable and decides to leave, with Beast opinating that he must deal with his own inner demons. Bishop, still under amnesia, starts to piece the puzzle together that he came back to stop an assassin but he thinks the X-Men are the assassins. Bishop goes to the X-Mansion and attacks the X-Men but in spite of training and a powerful he's ultimately defeated. Intrigued, Professor X has him moved to war room where he uses Cerebro to look into his mind but is shocked to find the dystopian future where the world is consumed by darkness.


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* HeroicBSOD: Charles has a mild one after using Cerebro to read Bishop's mind and sees images of the horrible future

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