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Review and Media by Stu

Episode #72 - Jubilee's Fairytale Theatre
Original Airdate 16th November 1996

Jubilee 'entertains' a group of children with a fairytale starring The X-Men

Credits
Written By: Brooks Wachtel
Music Composed By: Shuki Levy
Animation Services By: Philippines


Review: Marvel has made some questionable decisions when it comes to animation. Having She Hulk take over the Hulk cartoon, hiring Ron Friedman and The Avengers United cartoon, but one does have to wonder, in all honesty, how does an episode like this make it past the brainstorming stage?

Why does this episode exist? Iím all for a change of the norm every now and then, which this series usually handled exceptionally well, but a fairytale starring the X-Men? With Jubilee telling the story? Somebody help me say it ainít so.

In all honestly, Iíve seen this episode once, and utterly hated it. I watched it again solely for this site (you see all the hard work that goes into building one of these sites?!) and I fast forwarded it throughout. I couldnít help but cringe when I saw Wolverine dressed as a green elf, and Iíll never forget Cal Doddís Scooby Doo impression that ran throughout the episode, no matter how hard I try.

A terrible episode. The showís worst, by a long

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