Originally Aired: January 21, 2011
Written By: Kevin Hopps
Directed By: Jay Oliva
Summary: While waiting for their first mission, the team has to deal with a villain with a suspiciously familiar set of powers.
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Written by: Paul Dini
Directed by: Kevin Altieri
Originally Aired: October 15, 1994
DVD: Batman TAS, Volume 3
Summary: Finally declared sane and released from Arkham, Harleen Quinziel tries to put her criminal past behind her, and is actually successful… for ten minutes. Read more…
Written by Stan Berkowitz
Directed by Dan Riba
Originally Aired: November 22, 2003
DVD: Justice League, Season Two
Summary: Gorilla Grodd assembles a team of his own to battle the Justice League, who seem to be falling apart at the seams.
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Written By: Greg Weisman
Directed By: Jay Olvia (Part 1), Sam Liu (Part 2)
Originally Aired: November 25, 2010
DVD: Full episodes are available to U.S. viewers on the Cartoon Network website.
Summary: After a disappointing first day in the Hall of Justice, Robin, Kid Flash and Aqualad investigate a situation at Cadmus Labs that rapidly spirals out of control.
Notes: I know the blog’s been dormant for most of the year, but I couldn’t resist this, could I? Turns out that my new practice doesn’t leave me as much time for writing that I can’t bill a client for… but with the holidays coming, let’s see how things work out. Expect this to be the most timely entry for this show, however – I at least want to finish off season two of Justice League first, which will give Young Justice some time to find its sea legs.
Written by: Robert Goodman
Story by: Paul Dini & Robert Goodman
Directed by: Atsuko Tanaka
Originally Aired: February 28, 1998
DVD: Batman: TAS, Volume 4
Summary: Robin becomes involved with a young girl, only to find that her father is hiding a dark secret.
Arc Notes: Clayface is captured by the authorities at the end of this episode; he eventually finds his way to crime boss Morgan Edge’s private collection at some point between this episode and Justice League.
Story by John Semper Jr., Ernie Altbacker
Teleplay by John Ridley
Directed by: Another weird uncredited director
Originally Aired: May 3rd, 2003
Summary: Toyman arrives in Dakota on the trail of an old friend, but it turns out that they’re conspiring to threaten Static’s girlfriend.
Arc Notes: Static’s first meeting with Superman. Some loose ends are tied up from Toyman’s second S:TAS appearance, “Obsession.” Read more…
Written by Dwayne McDuffie
Directed by Butch Lukic
Originally Aired: November 29, 2003
DVD: Justice League, the Complete Series
Summary: Superman is apparently killed, and while the League mourns his loss he has to team up with Vandal Savage to fight killer cockroaches.
Arc Notes: Aquaman is established as the unofficial “eighth member” of the team (explaining his presence at some sessions of the “inner council” of JLU); Vandal Savage’s final appearance; Batman is confirmed to only have part-time membership status. Read more…