"eXposed" is the pilot and first episode of the American television series The Gifted, based on Marvel Comics' X-Men properties. It is connected to the X-Men film series, and follows two parents who take their family on the run after discovering their children's mutant abilities. The pilot was written by series creator Matt Nix, with frequent X-Men film director Bryan Singer directing the episode.
The Gifted received a put pilot commitment in July 2016, with Nix attached to write. An official pilot order came in January 2017, with Singer joining then. Casting began in February for a March filming start, in Dallas, Texas. The episode introduces an alternate timeline to the X-Men films where the X-Men team has disappeared, and focuses on the discrimination that mutants face from other people and the government. The show stars Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker, with Sean Teale, Natalie Alyn Lind, Percy Hynes White, Coby Bell, Jamie Chung, Blair Redford, and Emma Dumont. Stan Lee also appears, in a cameo appearance.
"eXposed" aired on Fox on October 2, 2017. It was watched by 4.9 million viewers, and received positive reviews from critics, particularly for its social commentary and cast.

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