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    Loved the Marvel Mashups, those are a good idea done pretty well.

    Karaoke with Doc Ock, and Peter trying to get a head start changing into his costume.
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    I'm certainly digging this more then DC Nation right now.

    It has a nice intro for starters and the bumpers in between were neat.

    I'll agree with others, the Hawkeye bio was a tad on the long side; one section of that could have been pulled out entirely.

    I do very much like how the bumpers are supporting the things going on in the individual series instead of giving you something absolutely not relevant to the series you're watching.

    Beyond that the block SCREAMS Marvel where the DC Block really --- doesn't.

    The one BIG complaint I had about the block is DXD 'insisting' on screaming "Marvel Universe on DXD". Is that really necessary? I'd much rather see something more Marvelish in those bumper slots. Heck, to be honest, I really don't want to see anything about the DXD live action kiddie series during the block. That can just go away :-\.

    Other then that, the promos they ran for the Avenger's Movie was awesome as was the promo for Tron.

    I hate to say it, but overall, this block feels like it would be so much better on Saturday nights with Transformers Prime over on The Hub.

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    As far as the block experience goes, it does much more than DC Nation and feels a bit more cohesive.

    The segments felt sluggish or padded at times so they could do to trim some fat.

    Seeing as I enjoy parodies Marvel Mash-Up should be right up my alley. At times it felt a bit like Sealab 2021 but very few moments were actually funny IMO. It was like a badly written internet parody.

    And at the end of the day even if they feel too short the new DCN shorts are more worthwhile than such low budget remixes.

    Marvel Universe feels more like a block but not the kind of block I'm excited to watch.

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    The segments could be trimmed a little as the Hawk eye bio and the drawing Hulk segment seemed to drag. The Marvel mash ups were hit and miss but had some good jokes. I laughed at the changing contest with Spider-man complaining about how quickly Iceman and Firestorm get into uniform.

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    As someone that doesn't have Disney XD, can someone give me a whole breakdown of what was played when?

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    Quote Originally Posted by joltman View Post
    As someone that doesn't have Disney XD, can someone give me a whole breakdown of what was played when?
    Well here's a table of contents:

    1) Opening
    2) What Would It Take? - Slacklining
    3) Ultimate Spider-Man - Great Power
    4) Fury Files - Hawkeye (starts during end credits of USM)
    5) Ultimate Spider-Man - Great Responsibility)
    6) Master Class - Hulk (runs at about the halfway point of USM)
    7) Marvel Mash-Up - Incredible Hulk (starts during credits)
    8) Avengers - Private War Of Doctor Doom
    9) Marvel Mash-Up - Spider-Man & His Amazing Friends
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dragnatek View Post
    All the segments are a bit too long which is why the episodes run late.
    Agreed, especially the Hawkeye one. But it's okay, I guess.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rick Jones View Post
    Well here's a table of contents:

    1) Opening
    2) What Would It Take? - Slacklining
    3) Ultimate Spider-Man - Great Power
    4) Fury Files - Hawkeye (starts during end credits of USM)
    5) Ultimate Spider-Man - Great Responsibility)
    6) Master Class - Hulk (runs at about the halfway point of USM)
    7) Marvel Mash-Up - Incredible Hulk (starts during credits)
    8) Avengers - Private War Of Doctor Doom
    9) Marvel Mash-Up - Spider-Man & His Amazing Friends
    That's just what I was looking for, thanks!

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    I tried to watch the Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends Mash-Up on the DVR, but it cut off right after Doctor Doom said something like, "It's a triple rainbow! Do you know what this means, Spider-Man?" What happened next?

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    Tune in to Marvel Universe every Sunday at 11am (ET/PT) on Disney XD!

    Marvel Universe
    Sundays at 11:00am (ET/PT) on Disney XD. Encores Sundays at 8pm (ET/PT).


    Description: The epic storytelling of Marvel -- full of action, adventure and humor, along with complex, courageous and aspirational characters – will be introduced to a new generation of kids and families through a dedicated programming block, Marvel Universe. The block features the new Ultimate Spider-Man, the second season of The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, and new short-form series that take viewers behind the scenes to meet the creative teams and explore the many facets of the Marvel Universe. This all comes together to form a can't miss event in the Mighty Marvel Manner!

    Discuss Week Two of Marvel Universe! Comments?

    Remember: Discuss 'Ultimate Spider-Man' and 'The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes' in their respective talkback threads!

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