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Superman: The Animated Series, Episode 53: “Unity”

March 14, 2010 2 comments

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Written by: Paul Dini and Rich Fogel
Directed by: Shin-Ichi Tsuji
Originally Aired: May 15, 1999
DVD: Superman: TAS, Volume 3

Summary: After a trip to Metropolis, Supergirl returns home to find that Smallville’s come under the spell of a mysterious preacher with a dark secret.

Arc Notes: The Kents apparently know that Babs is Batgirl. Read more…

Batman Beyond, Episode 34: “The Eggbaby”

February 3, 2010 Leave a comment

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Story by Hilary J. Bader, Alan Burnett
Teleplay by Hilary J. Bader
Directed by James Tucker
Originally Aired: April 1, 2000. Indeed.
DVD: Batman Beyond, Volume 2

Summary: Desperate to make up his grades, Terry gets stuck babysitting a virtual egg baby for Family Studies class… which throws a wrench into the works on his night job.

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Static Shock 042: “Fallen Hero”

January 21, 2010 Leave a comment

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Written by: John Semper Jr.
Teleplay by: Stan Berkowitz
Originally Aired: February 7, 2004
DVD: STATIC SHOCK IS NOT ON DVD.

Summary: Static must defend Dakota from the attacks of the rogue Green Lantern John Stewart, his personal hero. Read more…

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Static Shock 030-31: “A League of Their Own”

January 17, 2010 2 comments

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Story by John Semper Jr. and Ernie Altbacker (part 1) Dwayne McDuffie (part 2)
Teleplay by Ernie Altbacker
Directed by… uncredited again. Huh.
Originally Aired: March 1st and 8th, 2003
DVD: Do you really still need me to tell you?

Summary: A cosmic anomaly causes the Justice League to call on Static’s help in recharging the Watchtower; however, when the league is called away, Static and Gear must deal with Brainiac, who shows his usual persistence.

Arc Notes: Static’s first encounter with John Stewart and the remaining Justice League members. Revelation that parts of Brainiac survived the explosion at the end of “Twilight.”

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Batman: The Animated Series, Episode 28 – “Dreams in Darkness”

December 12, 2009 Leave a comment

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Written by Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens
Directed by Dick Sebast
Original Airdate: November 3, 1992
DVD: Batman, The Animated Series, Volume One

Summary: After inhaling a large dose of Scarecrow’s fear toxin, Batman begins suffering nightmarish visions and is committed to Arkham Asylum.

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Batman: The Animated Series, Episodes 39-40 – “Heart of Steel”

December 5, 2009 2 comments

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Written by Brynne Stephens
Directed by Kevin Altieri
Original Airdates: November 16 & 17, 1992
DVD: Batman, The Animated Series, Volume Two

Summary: A series of mysterious technology thefts is traced back to a technology company run by a recluse who has created a supercomputer that may be self-aware… and as anyone who has ever encountered a self-aware computer in a work of fiction can tell you, that isn’t good.

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Justice League 1×23-26: “The Savage Time”

November 26, 2009 8 comments

Written by Stan Berkowitz
Directed by Butch Lukic and Dan Riba
Original Airdate: November 9, 2002
DVD: Justice League, Season One

Summary: Returning from a mission, the League finds itself on a dramatically changed Earth, ruled by a tyrannical dictator named Vandal Savage. A chance encounter with an alternate Batman leads the League to go back in time to where things went wrong – World War II, where the Nazis, armed with frightening new technology, are in the process of changing history.

Arc Notes: Start of the Vandal Savage trilogy, some slight development of the Hawkgirl / GL relationship, first appearance of Blackhawk Island.

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