Oh, and they have a space monkey. The Wonder Twins, Zan and Jayna, are alien twins who do not have any special abilities by themselves. However, by coming into contact with each other or having something connect them together… like using Gleek, their aforementioned space monkey , they can actually change into any shape. Zan, the male, has the ability to change into anything made of water.
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Wonder Twins is the Adult Swim animated series which follows the adventures of the extraterrestrial superhero twins, Zan and Jayna. Adult Swim is the cable network that shares channel space with Cartoon Network, taking over the airwaves from PM to AM for some wild and crazy adult-oriented fun. The channel launched in , and features animated shows, both original and syndicated, often geared to the 18 and up crowd. With hit shows like The Venture Bros. Their powers are activated when they touch each other and say "WonderTwin Powers Activate! Adding in some bizarrely dark Adult Swim-style humor, the classic Saturday morning cartoon action is refreshed for a new late-night audience.
Unlike their predecessors, the Twins and Gleek have superpowers and so are more believably useful to the superheroes: Zan can change into any form of water, and Jayna can change into any animal, but they can activate their powers only by touching first. Gleek has an elastic and prehensile tail. The trio also starred in some segments of the show by themselves, though usually in humorous adventures, or to teach children valuable lessons. The characters were further developed in the comic: it turns out they are mutants on top of being aliens. Because of this fact, after their parents' death in a plague they were adopted by the owner of a Space Circus, who only wanted them as part of their freak show.
For one thing while a lot of alien superheroes are basically just using their natural abilities to act as crime-fighters, Zan and Jayne are actually alien metas strange even by their own race's standards and as a result were shunned by their kind also their parents died from a plague. They ended up in a space circus as the "sideshow freak" act, unfortunately which gave them most of their physical training: athletics, acrobatics and a sense of showmanship "Wonder Twin powers: ACTIVATE! A kindly clown helps them escape along with their trained monkey: Gleek and they make their to Earth where the rest is pretty much history. I'm still not sure how much of it I'm going to use or how, but I'm pretty sure I'm gonna write out Gleek.