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A list of episodes from the third season of X-Men. The season features The Phoenix Saga and The Dark Phoenix Saga.


Script # Title Writer(s) Original Airdate Production Code
27 "Out Of The Past, Part One" Michael Edens July 29, 1994 301
28 "Out Of The Past, Part Two" Len Wein August 5, 1994 302
29 "Sacrifice" Michael Edens September 5, 1994 303
30 "The Dark Shroud" Mark Edward Edens September 6, 1994 304
31 "Cry of the Banshee" Michael Edens September 7, 1994 305
32 "The Starjammers" Mark Edward Edens September 8, 1994 306
33 "Child of Light" Mark Edward Edens September 9, 1994 307
38 "Savage Land Strange Heart, Part One" Robert N. Skir
Marty Isenberg
September 10, 1994 312
39 "Savage Land Strange Heart, Part Two" Robert N. Skir
Marty Isenberg
September 17, 1994 313
35 "Obsession" Adam Gilad September 24, 1994 309
40 "Dazzled" Jan Strnad November 12, 1994 314
41 "The Inner Circle" Steven Levi November 12, 1994 315
42 "The Dark Phoenix" Larry Parr November 19, 1994 316
43 "The Fate Of The Phoenix" Brooks Wachtel November 26, 1994 317
37 "Cold Comfort" Len Uhley February 4, 1995 311
44 "Orphan's End" Doug Booth February 25, 1995 318
46 "The Juggernaut Returns" Doug Booth May 6, 1995 319
53 "Nightcrawler" Len Uhley May 13, 1995 320
61 "Weapon X, Lies and Videotape" David McDermott
Steven Melching
June 11, 1995 321


Wolverine would be forced to fight an old flame, and finds an alien spacecraft in the process. Upon investigation the X-Men learn that the ship belonged to a people called the Shi'ar. In an effort to protect the M'Kraan Crystal Jean Grey would realize her destiny as the Phoenix and make a great personal sacrifice. The X-Men would be lured back to the Savage Land when Sauron captures Storm. Archangel would become obsessed with the destruction of Apocalypse. Jean Grey would then return but become manipulated by a group called the Inner Circle Club into becoming the Dark Phoenix. The Shi'ar would return to put the Phoenix on trial.

Home Video Releases


PolyGram Video released "Sacrifice" and "Dark Shroud" individually and "Cry of the Banshee", "Starjammers", and "Child of Light" as a triple feature.

Universal Studios released X-Men: Out Of The Past feature the two part episode. X-Men: Savage Land, Strange Heart: Special Edition contained both "Savage Land, Strange Heart" and the entire Dark Phoenix Saga.

Buena Vista Home Entertainment released X-Men: The Legend of Wolverine which contained the two "Out Of The Past" and "Nightcrawler".


Universal released the entire Phoenix Saga in X-Men: The Phoenix Saga. X-Men: Reunion/Out Of The Past/No Mutant Is An Island contained both "Out of the Past" episodes. X-Men: Sanctuary/Weapon X, Lies and Videotape/Proteus contained "Weapon X, Lies and Videotape".

Buena Vista Home Entertainment released X-Men: The Legend of Wolverine both "Out of the Past" and "Nightcrawler". X-Men Volume Two contained the season up until "Child of Light". X-Men Volume Three contained the rest of the season.

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X-Men Episodes
Season One "Night of the Sentinels, Part One" • "Night of the Sentinels, Part Two" • "Enter Magneto" • "Deadly Reunions" • "Captive Hearts" • "Cold Vengeance" • "Slave Island" • "The Unstoppable Juggernaut" • "The Cure" • "Come the Apocalypse" • "Days of Future Past, Part One" • "Days of Future Past, Part Two" • "The Final Decision"
Season Two "Till Death Do Us Part, Part One" • "Till Death Do Us Part, Part Two" • "Whatever It Takes" • "Red Dawn" • "X-Ternally Yours" • "Time Fugitives, Part One" • "Time Fugitives, Part Two" • "A Rogue's Tale" • "Beauty & the Beast" • "Mojovision" • "Reunion, Part One" • "Reunion, Part Two"
Season Three "Out of the Past, Part One" • "Out of the Past, Part Two" • "Sacrifice" • "The Dark Shroud" • "Cry of the Banshee" • "The Starjammers" • "Child of Light" • "No Mutant is an Island" • "Obsession" • "Longshot" • "Cold Comfort" • "Savage Land Strange Heart, Part One" • "Savage Land Strange Heart, Part Two" • "Dazzled" • "The Inner Circle" • "The Dark Phoenix" • "The Fate of the Phoenix" • "Orphan's End" • "The Juggernaut Returns" • "Nightcrawler" • "Weapon X, Lies and Videotape"
Season Four "Love in Vain" • "A Deal with the Devil" • "Sanctuary, Part One" • "Sanctuary, Part Two" • "Xavier Remembers" • "Courage" • "One Man's Worth, Part One" • "One Man's Worth, Part Two" • "Proteus, Part One" • "Proteus, Part Two" • "Family Ties" • "The Lotus and the Steel" • "Have Yourself A Morlock Little X-Mas" • "The End of Time" • "Promise of Apocalypse" • "The Lazarus Chamber" • "End and Beginning" • "Phalanx Covenant, Part One""Phalanx Covenant, Part Two""Storm Front, Part One""Storm Front, Part Two""Bloodlines"
Season Five "The Fifth Horseman" • "Jubilee's Fairytale Theater" • "Old Soldiers" • "Hidden Agendas" • "Descent" • "Graduation Day"
Related "Pryde of the X-Men" • "The Mutant Agenda" • "The Mutants' Revenge"
Episodes are listed in the order they are set. Episodes that aired during different seasons are noted in italics.
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