Originally Posted by VCURamFan
Sweet! I can't wait to get into it all. I'm not sure if DVDs 2-5 will only cover the X-Men exclusively or if they'll branch out a bit (like when Beast joined the that other team for like 5 episodes).
Well, Beast officially left the X-Men in 1972 (real world time, not comic book time) and didn't become a full-fledged X-Man again until 1991. During that time, he spent several years in the Avengers joining in issue 137 and staying on until issue 211. He was a member of the Defenders from issues 105-152 and a founding member of X-Factor for the first 70 issues (X-Factor debuted in 1986 and reunited Scott, Jean, Hank, Warren and Bobby, so it will be required reading for you after you're done with X-Men).
So Beast was out of the X-Men for about 19 years in real world time, maybe ten years or so in comic book time.