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Season 1 is the first season of the FOX American Action / Adventure television series The Gifted. It was picked up for a series order by FOX on On May 9, 2017.[2] The series currently airs in the U.S. and Canada on Mondays, starting October 2, at 9 p.m.[3] The first season consists of 13 episodes and will deal with underlying themes of modern bigotry, sexism and racism.[4]

Despite being a part of the X-Men universe, The Gifted will not crossover with X-Men's other TV drama Legion. The Gifted exists in its own timeline, separate from Legion or the films.[5]

As stated in the trailer, the X-Men are missing, and this is said to be a major focus point of the series; finding out what happened to them following “a cataclysmic event, a bit of a 9/11 event, that caused enormous social upheaval and a lot of hatred towards mutants,”[6] It’s one of the central mysteries of the show. However, in no way will the show drive the movies or will the movies drive the show.[7]

Premise Edit

The Gifted focuses on a suburban couple (Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker) whose ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground network of mutants and must fight to survive.[2]

Official Synopsis Edit

Family adventure series THE GIFTED, from 20th Century FOX Television in association with Marvel Television, tells the story of a suburban couple whose ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground network of mutants and must fight to survive. Written by Matt Nix (APB, “Burn Notice”), directed by Bryan Singer (the “X-Men” franchise”) and executive-produced by Nix, Singer, Lauren Shuler (“X-Men: Apocalypse,” “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” “The Wolverine”), Simon Kinberg (“X-Men: Apocalypse,” “X-Men: Days of Future Past”), Jeph Loeb (“Marvel’s Daredevil,” “Marvel’s Jessica Jones”) and Jim Chory (“Marvel’s Daredevil,” “Marvel’s Jessica Jones”), the series stars Stephen Moyer (SHOTS FIRED), Amy Acker (“Person of Interest”), Sean Teale (“Reign”), Jamie Chung (GOTHAM), Coby Bell (“Burn Notice”), Emma Dumont (“Aquarius”), Blair Redford (“Satisfaction”), Natalie Alyn Lind (GOTHAM) and Percy Hynes White (“Night at the Museum 3”).

CastEdit

Main Cast Edit

Recurring Cast Edit

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Crew Edit

Episodes Edit

Image Title Airdate Written by Directed by # (episode)
TG-Promo-1x01-eXposed-20-Andy-Caitlin-Lauren
eXposed
October 2, 2017
Matt Nix
Bryan Singer
1
Set in the "X-Men" universe, family adventure series THE GIFTED tells the emotional story of a suburban couple whose ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their teenage children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family seeks help from an underground network of mutants and must fight to survive.
TG-Promo-1x02-rX-08-Polaris
rX
October 9, 2017
Matt Nix
Len Wiseman
2
After exerting her powers beyond their limits, Blink goes into a state of shock, forcing Caitlin and Eclipse to go on a mission to find a special serum that will help her to recover. Meanwhile, Reed faces some difficult choices when it comes to helping his family, and Polaris runs into some trouble.
TG-Promo-1x03-eXodus-15-Caitlin-Thunderbird-Eclipse
eXodus
October 16, 2017
Rashad Raisani
Scott Peters
3
In an effort to reunite with one another, Reed cuts a deal with the Sentinel Services and Caitlin and the kids seek help from someone outside the compound. Meanwhile, Thunderbird begins to teach Blink how to control her powers.
TG-Promo-1x04-eXit-strategy-14-Thunderbird-Eclipse-Dreamer-Shatter-Trader-Blink-Sage-Andy-Lauren-Caitlin
eXit strategy
October 23, 2017
Meredith Lavender & Marcie Ulin
Karen Gaviola
4
When the mutants devise a plan to take down Sentinel Services, Eclipse seeks out an old friend from his dark past in order to obtain some useful information. Meanwhile, Lauren and Andy attempt to combine their powers in order to help the group.
TG-Promo-1x05-boXed-in-01-Agent-Jace-Turner-Agent-Ed-Weeks
boXed in
October 30, 2017
Jim Campolongo
Jeremiah Chechik
5
Motivated by a tragic event from his past, Jace throws all the power of the Sentinel Services into finding the Mutant Underground Way Station. Meanwhile, Blink's vivid dreams lead her to confront Dreamer.
TG-Promo-1x06-got-your-siX-01-Thunderbird
got your siX
November 6, 2017
Melinda Hsu Taylor
Craig Siebels
6
Determined to find out more information behind what Sentinel Services did to an old friend of his, Thunderbird spearheads a mission to get answers. Meanwhile, Lauren encounters a new friend with useful powers and Blink makes a big decision regarding her future.
TG-Promo-1x07-eXtreme-measures-08-Carmen-Eclipse
eXtreme measures
November 13, 2017
Michael Horowitz
Stephen Surjik
7
Eclipse receives a call from his ex-lover, Carmen, and must revisit his dark past in order to protect the Underground. Reed and Sage comb through some secret files they recovered and find alarming information about Lauren's new friend. Meanwhile, Thunderbird helps Blink open up about her past life and Jace greenlights a special surveillance program with the help of Dr. Campbell.
TG-Promo-1x08-threat-of-eXtinction-01-Pulse
threat of eXtinction
November 20, 2017
Carly Soteras
Steven DePaul
8
More refugees pour into the Mutant Underground, but the group faces a threat when they discover one of them is a spy working for Sentinel Services. Meanwhile, Reed visits his estranged father and learns that secrets from his family's past could prove useful.
TG-Promo-1x09-outfoX-10-Dreamer-Blink-Lauren-Andy
outfoX
December 4, 2017
Brad Marques
Liz Friedlander
9
The team develops a risky plan to help mutants who are in Sentinel Services' custody. Reed reveals details to Andy and Lauren about the Struckers' family history that could prove to be a game-changer
TG-promo-1x10-exploited-07-Esme
eXploited
December 11, 2017
Jim Campolongo
Craig Siebels
10
At a moral crossroads, Jace is forced to hand over something valuable to Dr. Campbell. The team at Mutant HQ is divided on what they should do next, so Reed and Caitlin take matters into their own hands.
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TBA
January 1, 2018
TBA
TBA
11
The synopsis for this episode has yet to be released by the network. Upon its release, this section will be updated.
The Gifted Logo
TBA
TBA
TBA
TBA
12
The synopsis for this episode has yet to be released by the network. Upon its release, this section will be updated.
The Gifted Logo
X-roads
January 15, 2018
Matt Nix & Jim Garvey
Stephen Surjik
13
The synopsis for this episode has yet to be released by the network. Upon its release, this section will be updated.

Production Edit

  • On May 9, 2017, FOX ordered The Gifted to series.[8]
  • Season 1 of the series is not filmed in Dallas like initially reports claimed. [9]
    • It has since been revealed that the series is filming in Atlanta, Georgia, starting July 17.[10]
  • Comic-Con 2017 for The Gifted took place inside the halls of the San Diego Convention Center, during Friday, July 21, in Ballroom 20 from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.[11]
    • FOX hosted an X-Gene Screening Station at the Hilton Bayfront Lawn during 2017's Comic-Con event. Attendees were tested for the X-Gene. At the station, each person were laser-scanned and then complete a cheek swab genetic test with a nurse. Upon registration, attendees either receive an "I Got Tested" sticker or an "M" sticker if they are discovered as being carriers of the Mutant Gene. (Read More About It Here)
  • Stan Lee made a cameo appearance in the Exposed.[12]

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