Who didn’t grow up on the X-Men? The theme song to the 90s cartoon played through the heads of a generation as they pretended to charge UNO cards or shoot lasers from their eyes. We knew the team as well as if they came over for play dates every Saturday morning.
So when I started binging on Lost episodes from Netflix a few years ago it was obvious to me what I had stumbled across, asides from the rubiks cube of TV shows that hates its fans. They were all the X-Men! Crashed on a desert island and no mutant powers, but the same characters I watched growing up.
Don’t believe me? Damon Lindelof, the main writer/producer of the show, had a writing project at Marvel while working on the show. Although he never publicly admitted it, the following character similarities might have you wondering why Marvel never sued ABC over this.
This article will be repeatedly, repetitively littered with SPOILERS!
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