Legion (TV series)

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Name: Legion
Abbreviation(s): legionfx
Creator: Noah Hawley
Based Upon Legion by Chris Claremont & Bill Sienkiewicz
Date(s): February 8, 2017 – August 12, 2019
Medium: live-action TV series
Country of Origin: USA
External Links: Wikipedia
Legion (FX) Wikia
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Legion is an FX television show based on the Marvel Comics character David Haller. It is connected to the X-Men film series, the first television series to do so. Dan Stevens stars as David Haller, the son of Charles Xavier and Gabrielle Haller.


David Haller was diagnosed with schizophrenia at a young age, and has been a patient in various psychiatric hospitals since. After Haller has an encounter with a fellow psychiatric patient, he is confronted with the possibility that there may be more to him than mental illness.

Main Characters

  • David Haller
  • Sydney "Syd" Barrett
  • Lenny "Cornflakes" Busker
  • Cary Loudermilk
  • Ptonomy Wallace
  • Kerry Loudermilk
  • Amy Haller
  • Melanie Bird
  • Oliver Bird
  • Amahl Farouk "The Shadow King"
  • Clark Debussy
  • Admiral Fukuyama
  • The Vermillion
  • Switch
  • The Time Eaters


The show premiered on February 8, 2017 with gifs and discussions appearing on Tumblr soon after. At least one fanvid was published to YouTube and one fanfic was posted to Archive of Our Own as of February 12, 2017.

As of August 2020, there were 214 fanworks posted to this fandom on Archive of Our Own, and 14 works posted on fanfiction.net. Fans are also active on sites like Reddit and Tumblr; discussing episodes and sharing fan theories.

Legion concluded with its third season in 2019.





  • When My Fist Clenches, Crack It Open by versaphile, The Shadow King is victorious, but the battle for David Haller’s soul has only begun. David fails to escape Division 3's intervention and is forced into therapy.With his relationships ruined, his mind split, and his past a lie, death seems like the only choice left. But Farouk is pulling the strings to keep him alive. As David's friends and family work desperately to save him, David must reclaim his past and present to avoid losing his future to the monster who destroyed him. (WIP)



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