List of Batman: The Brave and the Bold episodes

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The following is an episode list for Batman: The Brave and the Bold, an American animated television series based in part on the DC Comics series The Brave and the Bold which features two or more superheroes coming together to solve a crime or foil a supervillain. As the title suggests, the cartoon focuses on Batman's "team-ups" with various heroes, similar to the original comic book series but different from the current one which features team-ups between various heroes. The series premiered on November 14, 2008 on Cartoon Network, and ended on November 18, 2011.

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Original air date
Season premiere Season finale
1 26 United States November 14, 2008 (2008-11-14) United Kingdom September 22, 2009 (2009-09-22)
United States November 13, 2009 (2009-11-13)
2 26 United States November 20, 2009 (2009-11-20) United Kingdom January 20, 2011 (2011-01-20)
United States April 8, 2011 (2011-04-08)
3 13 United States April 15, 2011 (2011-04-15) United Kingdom August 8, 2011 (2011-08-08)
United States November 11, 2011 (2011-11-11)

Season 1: 2008–2009[edit]

In the following table "No." refers to the episode's number within the entire series, whereas "#" indicates the episode's number within that particular season. Episodes are listed in order by production code, for the order by air date, see television order.

No. # Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production
code
Television
order
1 1 "The Rise of the Blue Beetle!" Ben Jones Michael Jelenic United States November 14, 2008 (2008-11-14) 101 S01E01
Teaser: Batman and Green Arrow escape from the Clock King's deathtrap.
Main Plot: Batman and Blue Beetle go on a mission to destroy an asteroid heading for a space station, only to go up against the deadly Kanjar Ro.
2 2 "Terror on Dinosaur Island!" Brandon Vietti Steven Melching United States November 21, 2008 (2008-11-21) 102 S01E02

Teaser: Batman and Plastic Man fight Gentleman Ghost during his crime spree in the "Day of the Dead" festival and get help from Fire.
Main Plot: When Gorilla Grodd creates a machine on Dinosaur Island that will turn humans into primates, it's up to Batman and Plastic Man to save the day.

Note:: This episode contains a flashback depicting Plastic Man's origin back when he was originally a henchman of Kite Man.
3 3 "Evil Under the Sea!" Michael Chang Joseph Kuhr United States December 5, 2008 (2008-12-05) 103 S01E03
Teaser: Batman and Atom fight to prevent Felix Faust from opening Pandora's Box.
Main Plot: Batman investigates seismic activity and pays a visit to Aquaman, who is unaware that his brother Orm is conspiring with Black Manta to conquer Atlantis. Aquaman and Batman team up to battle Black Manta.
4 4 "Day of the Dark Knight!" Ben Jones J. M. DeMatteis United States January 2, 2009 (2009-01-02) 104[1] S01E04
Teaser: Batman is summoned to keep an eye on Guy Gardner even when he angers a K'Vellian Prisoner that was brought in by Kilowog.
Main Plot: After thwarting a prison break at Iron Heights Prison, Batman and Green Arrow are brought to medieval times by Merlin. He brought them there to find Excalibur which will help stop Morgaine le Fey when she overthrows King Arthur. It won't be easy when Morgaine has control of Merlin's slave: Etrigan the Demon.
5 5 "Invasion of the Secret Santas!" Brandon Vietti Adam Beechen United States December 12, 2008 (2008-12-12) 105[1] S01E05
Teaser: Batman and Blue Beetle fight the Sportsmaster when he crashes a Christmas bowling tournament.
Main Plot: Batman teams up with the Red Tornado to battle Fun Haus, who plans to ruin Christmas for everyone with his army of toys.
6 6 "Enter the Outsiders!" Michael Chang Todd Casey United States January 9, 2009 (2009-01-09) 106 S01E06
Teaser: Batman teams up with B'wana Beast to take on Black Manta when he robs an armored car.
Main Plot: Batman joins forces with his old mentor Wildcat to take down three super-powered teenagers known as the Outsiders (Black Lightning, Katana, and Metamorpho) who are being influenced by Slug.
7 7 "Dawn of the Dead Man!" Ben Jones Steven Melching United States January 16, 2009 (2009-01-16) 107 S01E07
Teaser: Batman joins forces with Kamandi the Last Boy on Earth and his companion Dr. Canus to secure some antibiotics while evading a group of Rat Men.
Main Plot: When he ends up buried alive by Gentleman Ghost, Batman uses a special meditation to leave his body and has an encounter with Deadman. With some tricks learned by Deadman, Batman has Green Arrow and Speedy dig out his body before it runs out of air so they can stop Gentleman Ghost from raising an army of the dead.
8 8 "Fall of the Blue Beetle!" Brandon Vietti Jim Krieg United States January 23, 2009 (2009-01-23) 108 S01E08
Teaser: In flashbacks, Batman and the second Blue Beetle try to regain the scarab from Jarvis Kord.
Main Plot: Two years later, the current Blue Beetle researches his roots following Batman's battle with Doctor Polaris. This leads him to Hub City and the lair of the Blue Beetle. Using Ted's Bug vehicle, Jaime finds himself on Science Island where he encounters Jarvis Kord (who is posing as Ted Kord). He asks the Beetle to activate an army of peaceful robots. His true goal is to put an end to wars by conquering the Earth.
9 9 "Journey to the Center of the Bat!" Michael Chang Matt Wayne United States January 30, 2009 (2009-01-30) 109 S01E09
Teaser: Elongated Man and Plastic Man team up with Batman to capture Babyface during a bank heist.
Main Plot: When Batman is stricken down by a disease during a fight with Chemo (who is being controlled by Brain), the Atom must miniaturize himself and travel with Aquaman into the Caped Crusader's body to cure him.
10 10 "The Eyes of Despero!" Ben Jones J. M. DeMatteis United States February 6, 2009 (2009-02-06) 110 S01E10
Teaser: Batman and Doctor Fate must stop Wotan from breaking into the Library of Infinity.
Main Plot: After defeating Cavalier, Batman teams up with the last members of the Green Lantern Corps (Guy Gardner, G'nort, and Sinestro) when the alien dictator Despero plans to mind control Mogo the Living Planet and use him to conquer the universe.
11 11 "Return of the Fearsome Fangs!" Brandon Vietti Todd Casey United States February 20, 2009 (2009-02-20) 111 S01E11
Teaser: In the wild west, Batman teams up with Jonah Hex to stop the Royal Flush Gang.
Main Plot: After stopping Top's bank robbery, Batman joins forces with Bronze Tiger to stop the Terrible Trio from stealing an ancient totem of incredible power from the Wudang Temple in China.
12 12 "Deep Cover for Batman!" Michael Chang Joseph Kuhr United States February 27, 2009 (2009-02-27) 112 S01E12
Teaser: Red Hood tries to escape to a parallel Earth with the Phase Oscillator, but is thwarted by the Injustice Syndicate.
Main Plot: To infiltrate the Injustice Syndicate of a parallel Earth, Batman takes the place of his villainous counterpart Owlman (whom Batman defeated and imprisoned in the Batcave's cell). He infiltrates the Injustice Syndicate and gains the unlikely alliance of Red Hood and heroic counterparts of the villains Batman has faced.
13 13 "Game Over for Owlman!" Ben Jones Joseph Kuhr United States March 6, 2009 (2009-03-06) 113 S01E13
Teaser: A recap of the first part is shown, followed by Batman's escape from the police.
Main Plot: On Earth, Owlman has broken free from the Batcave's cell and has stolen Batman's original costume and is committing crimes with help from all of the villains (namely Black Manta, Brain, Clock King, Doctor Polaris, Gentleman Ghost, and Gorilla Grodd). Batman, returned from the parallel earth, is now hunted by his friends. When Owlman decides to use the heroes as hostages in order to regain the Phase Oscillator, Batman must team up with his archnemesis, the Joker and save them before it's too late.
14 14 "Mystery in Space!" Brandon Vietti Jim Krieg United States March 13, 2009 (2009-03-13) 114 S01E14
Teaser: Batman rescues the Question and Gorilla Grodd from the mysterious Equinox. During the chase, Equinox successfully evades Batman and promises they will meet again.
Main Plot: Aquaman (depressed after being unable to stop a beluga whale hunt in the Bering Sea) accompanies Batman to the planet Rann to help space hero Adam Strange stop the Gordanian General Kreegar from obtaining the Eye of Zared and destroying Rann.
15 15 "Trials of the Demon!" Michael Chang Todd Casey United States March 20, 2009 (2009-03-20) 115 S01E15
Teaser: Batman and the Golden Age Flash stop the Scarecrow and the Scream Queen on Halloween Night.
Main Plot: After thwarting Crazy Quilt's art robbery, Batman is taken to 19th century London by Jason Blood's magic to help Jason Blood when he's framed for a series of crimes committed by Jim Craddock who is stealing souls for Astaroth for immortality. Etrigan and Batman are aided in their investigations by the legendary Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.
16 16 "Night of the Huntress!" Ben Jones Adam Beechen United States May 8, 2009 (2009-05-08) 116 S01E16
Teaser: Batman and Black Canary team up to battle Solomon Grundy and his Gang at a Science Lab.
Main Plot: With the help of Blue Beetle and Huntress, Batman fights the criminal activities of Babyface and his wife Mrs. Manface when they break out their old gang from Blackgate Penitentiary. Meanwhile, Blue Beetle develops a huge crush on Huntress.
17 17 "Menace of the Conqueror Caveman!" Brandon Vietti Matt Wayne United States May 15, 2009 (2009-05-15) 117 S01E17
Teaser: Batman and Wildcat work together to stop Bane.
Main Plot: Coming from the 25th Century, Booster Gold travels back in time to join Batman and become a celebrity hero. In his quest for fame following Batman stopping Punch and Jewelee's bank robbery, he unwittingly enables the immortal tyrant Kru'll The Eternal to carry out his nefarious plot when Kru'll kidnaps Booster Gold's robot Skeets.
18 18 "The Color of Revenge!" Michael Chang Todd Casey United States May 22, 2009 (2009-05-22) 118 S01E18
Teaser: In the past, Batman and Robin foil Crazy Quilt's plot to rob an Art Museum.
Main Plot: In the present, Batman and Robin once again team up...but it's different since Robin left Batman. When Crazy Quilt gets revenge on Robin for blinding him, it's up to the Dynamic Duo to save the day once again!
19 19 "Legends of the Dark Mite!" Ben Jones Paul Dini United States May 29, 2009 (2009-05-29) 119 S01E19
Teaser: Batman teams up with his dog Ace the Bat-Hound to stop Catman from auctioning a Sumatran Tiger in the jungle.
Main Plot: Bat-Mite, Batman's biggest fan from the 5th Dimension, pops up and kidnaps his idol intending to make Batman a better hero.
20 20 "Hail the Tornado Tyrant!" Brandon Vietti J. M. DeMatteis United States June 5, 2009 (2009-06-05) 120 S01E20
Teaser: Batman and Green Arrow work together to thwart the Joker's auto-homicide robbery until it is interrupted by Catwoman.
Main Plot: Feeling lonely, Red Tornado builds a son named Tornado Champion that has the one thing he lacks: human emotion. However, the experiment goes haywire when Major Disaster appears, and the Champion is reborn as the Tornado Tyrant.
21 21 "Duel of the Double Crossers!" Michael Chang Todd Casey United States June 12, 2009 (2009-06-12) 121 S01E21
Teaser: Batman trains the Outsiders (Black Lightning, Katana, and Metamorpho) by putting them through a simulation where Despero is attacking the city.
Main Plot: Mongul saves Jonah Hex's life but then forces Hex to work as his bounty hunter in order to recruit soldiers for his Warworld. When he crosses paths with Batman following his fight with Zebra-Man, Hex captures Batman and reveals that he is working off a debt that will allow him to return to his own time. On Warworld, Batman fights Steppenwolf and other aliens in Mongul's gladiator arena. Jonah Hex also has his encounters with Mongul's sister Mongal and her fighters Lashina and Stompa. He and Batman try to free the aliens.
22 22 "Last Bat on Earth!" Ben Jones Steven Melching United States June 19, 2009 (2009-06-19) 122 S01E22
Teaser: Batman teams up with Mister Miracle and Big Barda to help with a daredevil charity event.
Main Plot: Batman chases Gorilla Grodd into the future (who used the technology of Professor Carter Nichols) and teams up with Kamandi to stop him. When Gorilla Grodd takes over leadership of the Gorilla Men from Ramjam, Batman tries to convince Prince Tuftan's father Great Caesar to help fight Gorilla Grodd.
23 23 "When OMAC Attacks!" Brandon Vietti Stan Berkowitz Australia July 18, 2009 (2009-07-18)
United States October 16, 2009 (2009-10-16)
123 S01E23
Teaser: Hawk and Dove assist Batman in stopping an intergalactic war between the Controllers and the Warlords of Okaara.
Main Plot: After Batman's mission to stop the villainous Doctor Kafka goes awry, Equinox manipulates the metal man Shrapnel into attacking a city, but Batman and GPA operative OMAC team up to stop him.
24 24 "The Fate of Equinox!" Michael Chang Joseph Kuhr Australia July 25, 2009 (2009-07-25)
United States November 13, 2009 (2009-11-13)
124 S01E24
Teaser: Batman takes on Two-Face only to later team-up with him against his henchmen after Two-Face's coin lands on heads during his coin toss.
Main Plot: Equinox tries to remake the universe in his own image using the powers of the Lords of Chaos and Order as Batman and Doctor Fate work together with other heroes to stop him.
25 25 "Mayhem of the Music Meister!" Ben Jones Michael Jelenic United Kingdom September 22, 2009 (2009-09-22)
United States October 23, 2009 (2009-10-23)
125 S01E25

Teaser: A conductor (the Music Meister) and his orchestra introduce the episode in the manner of a real musical.
Main Plot: The Music Meister uses his power to control people with music to try to take over the world and it's up to Batman, Black Canary, Aquaman and Green Arrow to stop him.

Special Guest Star: Neil Patrick Harris as the Music Meister.
26 26 "Inside the Outsiders!" Brandon Vietti Alexx Van Dyne Australia August 8, 2009 (2009-08-08)
United States November 6, 2009 (2009-11-06)
126 S01E26
Teaser: Batman and Green Arrow retrieve two golden cat statues from Catwoman. Even though her henchmen are defeated, Catwoman escapes.
Main Plot: Upon learning that the Outsiders (Black Lightning, Katana, and Metamorpho) have gone missing, Batman goes up against Psycho-Pirate to stop him from converting their emotional weaknesses into his strength.

Season 2: 2009–2011[edit]

In the following table "No." refers to the episode's number within the entire series, whereas "#" indicates the episode's number within that particular season. Episodes are listed in order by production code, for the order by air date, see television order.

No. # Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production
code
Television
order
27 1 "Long Arm of the Law!" Ben Jones Jim Krieg United States December 11, 2009 (2009-12-11) 201[2] S02E01

Teaser: Batman and Plastic Man rescue some boy scouts from a group of sleeping Shaggy Men, until Plastic Man awakens them.
Main Plot: Kite Man plans revenge on Plastic Man for putting him to jail after years working for him as one of his henchmen. With a new sidekick named Rubberneck, Kite Man threatens Plastic Man's family, including his wife Ramona, his son Baby Plas, and his sidekick Woozy Winks, and also plans to remove his powers.

Note: Baby Plas first appearance was in The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show, a animated series from Ruby-Spears.
28 2 "Revenge of the Reach!" Michael Chang J. M. DeMatteis United States January 1, 2010 (2010-01-01) 202[2] S02E02
Teaser: Batman helps the Challengers of the Unknown in a fight against a giant spider on Dinosaur Island. Later, after Batman leaves, the team of heroes are ambushed by a group of Starro clones that came from the crashed meteorite.
Main Plot: Following a fight with Evil Star, Batman and Blue Beetle face off against an alien race called the Reach with the help of the Green Lantern Corps. It turns out that Blue Beetle's scarab is linked to the Reach as revealed by the Guardians of the Universe.
29 3 "Death Race to Oblivion!" Michael Goguen Greg Weisman United States November 20, 2009 (2009-11-20) 203[2] S02E03
Teaser: When a child genius drinks a formula turning him into Blockbuster and then invades a museum to steal a diamond, Batman and Captain Marvel team up to stop him.
Main Plot: Mongul forces heroes (Batman, Green Arrow, Guy Gardner, Huntress, Plastic Man, and Woozy Winks) and villains (Black Manta, Catwoman, Gentleman Ghost, and Joker) alike to race against Steppenwolf for Earth's survival.
30 4 "Aquaman's Outrageous Adventure!" Ben Jones Steven Melching United States January 8, 2010 (2010-01-08) 204 S02E04
Teaser: Over the battlefields of World War I, Batman calls upon Enemy Ace to help destroy a piece of alien artillery.
Main Plot: After defeating Fisherman, Aquaman goes on vacation with his wife Mera and his son Arthur Jr. However, they stop along the way when Aquaman helps other heroes. One of the stops involves saving Batman from the Penguin.
31 5 "The Golden Age of Justice!" Michael Chang Todd Casey United States January 15, 2010 (2010-01-15) 205 S02E05
Teaser: In an Agatha Christie type mystery Batman and Detective Chimp join forces to find out who swiped the Golden Skull and discover that one of the suspects is actually False-Face.
Main Plot: An aging Justice Society of America (consisting of the second Black Canary, Doctor Mid-Nite, the Golden Age Flash, Hawkman, Hourman, and Wildcat) is faced with the return of their worst enemy Per Degaton as he returns from suspended animation to enact a plan for world domination with his assistant Professor Zee. Meanwhile, Black Canary helps Wildcat face his greatest regrets which involved the original Black Canary.
32 6 "Clash of the Metal Men!" Michael Goguen Dean Stefan United States January 29, 2010 (2010-01-29) 206[2] S02E06
Teaser: After helping Batman defeat a gang of pirates, Aquaman returns to Atlantis to find it overtaken by Starro clones. There he meets the Faceless Hunter who is preparing for the Great Starro Invasion.
Main Plot: During a battle with Chemo, Batman is introduced to a team of energetic androids known as the Metal Men. When their creator Dr. William Magnus goes missing at the hands of the Gas Gang, Batman and the Metal Men team up to track them down.
33 7 "A Bat Divided!" Ben Jones Thomas Pugsley United States February 5, 2010 (2010-02-05) 207[3] S02E07
Teaser: Booster Gold and Skeets end up on the Riddler's game show "Riddle Me This" and are forced to answer riddles for the fate of Batman.
Main Plot: During a science field-trip, the villain Doctor Double X battles Batman and causes a nuclear reaction that splits the hero into three emotionally unstable personas. Luckily, the brilliant student Jason Rusch and the dimwitted coach Ronnie Raymond are transformed into the superhero Firestorm who lends Batman a helping hand literally pulling himself together.
34 8 "Sidekicks Assemble!" Michael Chang Marsha F. Griffin United States January 22, 2010 (2010-01-22) 208[3] S02E08
Teaser: In a flashback, the younger Robin, Speedy, and Aqualad, face-off against multiple villains in a simulation in the Batcave while Batman, Aquaman, and Green Arrow watch in the control room.
Main Plot: In the present, Robin, Speedy, and Aqualad, have had it with being bossed around by Batman, Green Arrow, and Aquaman, and demand a piece of the action. They get more than they bargained for when the three sidekicks find themselves facing off against Ra's al Ghul and his daughter Talia al Ghul on a flying island.
35 9 "The Super-Batman of Planet X!" Michael Goguen Adam Beechen United States March 26, 2010 (2010-03-26) 209 S02E09
Teaser: Dr. Milton Magnus and the Metal Men team up with Batman (who is undercover using his Matches Malone persona) to take down Kanjar Ro and his gang of intergalactic space bandits.
Main Plot: Green Arrow assists Batman in defeating the remaining space pirates, but during a chase, a wormhole is created and it sends Batman to the distant planet Zur-En-Arrh in the city of Gothtropolis. There he meets his doppelganger, the Batman of Zur-En-Arrh, but more surprisingly, on this planet the Caped Crusader has super powers. Together, they battle the mad genius Rohtul who soon learns Batman's super weakness. (The batman from Zur En Arh is voiced by Kevin Conroy)
36 10 "The Power of Shazam!" Ben Jones Steven Melching United States April 2, 2010 (2010-04-02) 210 S02E10

Teaser: The Faceless Hunter is shown fighting and putting several heroes under Starro control preparing for a full-scale invasion as he recaps his preparation for the Great Starro Invasion.
Main Plot: Batman teams up with Captain Marvel to battle Doctor Sivana (including his Sivana Family) and Black Adam when they wish to usurp the magic of Shazam that gives Marvel's alter ego, Billy Batson, his power.

Note: The main plot pay homage to various stories. The name (Power of Shazam!) is reference to the homonymous comic book title starred by Cap. Marvel in the 1990s; Sivana's plan to silence the radiocommunications is similar to the story in Whiz Comics #2 (1940), his 1st appearance; Black Adam's death by old age is similar to his 1st appearance in Marvel Family #1 (1951); Sivana as Captain Sivana is a homage to the story in DC Comics Presents Annual #3.
37 11 "Chill of the Night!" Michael Chang Paul Dini United States April 9, 2010 (2010-04-09) 211 S02E11

Teaser: Abra Kadabra attempts to steal the contents of a museum celebrating history's greatest magicians, when Batman brings his old friend Zatanna in order to thwart him and his army of mind controlled slaves.
Main Plot: The Spectre and the Phantom Stranger make a bet on Bruce Wayne's soul, concerning how he will deal with the information of the man who killed his parents, Thomas Wayne and Martha Wayne. Batman finds the culprit is Joe Chill, who is auctioning off a highly powerful weapon to several of Batman's rogues.

Special Guest Stars: Adam West as Thomas Wayne, Julie Newmar as Martha Wayne, Kevin Conroy as the Phantom Stranger, Mark Hamill as the Spectre, and Richard Moll as Lew Moxon.
38 12 "Gorillas in Our Midst!" Michael Goguen Todd Casey United States April 16, 2010 (2010-04-16) 212 S02E12
Teaser: Professor Milo designs a way to control rats, and uses his new technology to steal diamonds only to run afoul of Batman and the Spectre.
Main Plot: When Gorilla Grodd, Monsieur Mallah, and Gorilla Boss form G.A.S.P. (short for Gorillas and Apes Seizing Power) and replace all of Gotham City's entire human population with gorillas, Batman teams with Detective Chimp, B'wana Beast, and Vixen (after the latter two stop Killer Moth and his henchmen from robbing an armored car) to thwart Gorilla Grodd's plans.
39 13 "The Siege of Starro! Part One" Ben Jones Joseph Kuhr United Kingdom June 13, 2010 (2010-06-13)
United States September 17, 2010 (2010-09-17)
213 S02E13
Teaser: A voiceover explains how there have always been heroes to defeat villains throughout history like Anthro fighting Kru'll the Eternal, Etrigan the Demon fighting Morgaine le Fey, Jonah Hex and Cinnamon fighting the Royal Flush Gang, the Justice Society of America fighting Per Degaton's army, and Batman fighting Ra's al Ghul. Meanwhile, Guy Gardner, Kilowog and several others battle Starro-controlled Green Lanterns in space.
Main Plot: With most of Earth's heroes under the control of Starro, Batman and Booster Gold team up with Firestorm, B'wana Beast and Captain Marvel to battle the Faceless Hunter and thwart the invasion of Starro.
40 14 "Requiem for a Scarlet Speedster!" Michael Chang Greg Weisman Australia May 29, 2010 (2010-05-29)
United States October 1, 2010 (2010-10-01)
214[4] S02E14

Teaser: Batman and the Outsiders (Black Lightning, Katana, Metamorpho, Geo-Force and Halo) must thwart Kobra's plan of global domination and his army of cultists.
Main Plot: Two years ago, Barry Allen and Batman worked together to save themselves from villains like Gorilla Grodd, Captain Boomerang, and Mirror Master. Two years later, the Rogues (consisting of Heat Wave, Weather Wizard and Captain Cold), Jay Garrick and Kid Flash are depressed over Barry Allen's apparent death when he was pursuing Professor Zoom. However, after seeing the mysterious ghost of Barry Allen, Batman and the two Flashes use the help of the Cosmic treadmill to travel to the 25th century, where Professor Zoom has taken over as the conqueror.

Special Guest Star: John Wesley Shipp as Professor Zoom. Shipp starred as Barry Allen/The Flash in 1990's The Flash.
41 15 "The Siege of Starro! Part Two" Michael Goguen Joseph Kuhr United States September 24, 2010 (2010-09-24) 215[4] S02E15
Teaser: A recap of the first part is shown, followed by B'wana Beast's origin story.
Main Plot: Starro may be defeated, but the Faceless Hunter is not. The alien warrior manipulates B'wana Beast, forcing him to combine the tiny Starros into one massive beast he plans to use to destroy Earth. But Batman has his own back-up plan, in the form of the Metal Men to rescue him.
42 16 "The Last Patrol!" Ben Jones J. M. DeMatteis Australia September 18, 2010 (2010-09-18)
United States October 8, 2010 (2010-10-08)
216 S02E16
Teaser: In a flashback, Batgirl debuts as she saves Batman from the maniacal Killer Moth. In the present, they are captured by the Penguin.
Main Plot: The Doom Patrol (consisting of the Chief, Elasti-Girl, Negative Man, and Robotman) comes out of retirement when a group of villains (consisting of General Zahl, Brain, Monsieur Mallah, Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man, Arsenal, and Mutant Master) tries to assassinate them.
43 17 "The Mask of Matches Malone!" Michael Chang Gail Simone Australia September 25, 2010 (2010-09-25)
United States December 5, 2011 (iTunes)
217 S02E17

Teaser: Batman joins forces with Black Orchid as they both fight the seductive, but dangerous, Poison Ivy, along with her henchwomen.
Main Plot: Black Canary and Huntress, along with Catwoman, pursue Two-Face. At the same time, Batman (in his Matches Malone persona) gets amnesia and believes himself to actually be a gangster. This episode features the musical number "Birds of Prey".

Note: The original villain of the teaser was Queen Bee whom Batman and Black Orchid fight, but was changed at the last minute. The original version had Huntress, holding up her index finger and waving it while talking about Aquaman's fish. After one airing an alternate version was prepared to show a fishtank behind Huntress and Black Canary. The episode was also left off of the season 2 part 2 DVD volume. It was included on the complete season 3 DVD as a bonus feature.
44 18 "Menace of the Madniks!" Michael Goguen Jim Krieg Australia October 2, 2010 (2010-10-02)
United States October 15, 2010 (2010-10-15)
218 S02E18
Teaser: Batman teams up with the Haunted Tank to fight Ma Murder and her gang.
Main Plot: Following a fight with the Madniks, Booster Gold misses his late old friend Ted Kord so he travels back in time to hang with him. His time traveling to help Blue Beetle stop the Madniks soon changes the present when the effects of the Quark Pistol that Booster Gold blew up causes the Madniks to become energy-draining monsters. Batman and Booster Gold must fix the timeline and get one last adventure in with Blue Beetle before he passes on.
45 19 "Emperor Joker!" Ben Jones Steven Melching Australia October 9, 2010 (2010-10-09)
United States October 22, 2010 (2010-10-22)
219 S02E19
Teaser: From the files of the Bat-Computer, Batman and Robin battle Firefly and his Rainbow Creature in a homage to Detective Comics issue #241 and Batman issue #134.
Main Plot: After Batman defeats Ten-Eyed Man during a jewelry theft, Bat-Mite gives his powers to the Joker by mistake. He uses his new gifts to remake the world in his own image and starts killing Batman and bringing him back to life over and over again. At the same time, Bat-Mite develops a crush on Harley Quinn and vice versa.
46 20 "The Criss Cross Conspiracy!" Michael Chang Marsha Griffin United States October 29, 2010 (2010-10-29)
Australia October 30, 2010 (2010-10-30)
220 S02E20
Teaser: Batman and the Atom end up fighting Bug-Eyed Bandit and gain the unexpected help of Aquaman.
Main Plot: Batwoman comes out of retirement when she sees an opportunity for revenge against the Riddler for humiliating her ten years ago during his fight with Batman and Robin in which he unmasked her. In order to get back at him, she hires the sorcerer Felix Faust to swap her body with Batman's body following his fights with Spinner and Tiger Shark. Batman brings Nightwing and Batgirl to help out.
47 21 "The Plague of the Prototypes!" Michael Goguen Dean Stephan United States November 5, 2010 (2010-11-05) 221 S02E21

Teaser: Batman travels back to World War II and fights alongside Sgt. Rock and the G.I. Robot.
Main Plot: When Batman is on call with Green Arrow to take out aliens who ships are disguised as meteors, Gotham is kept safe by his squad of trusty Bat-Robots. But when Black Mask reprograms the unstoppable soldiers to do his bidding, Batman and Ace the Bat-Hound must blow the dust off his bumbling beta-test robot "Proto" to help him stop him.

Special Guest Star: Adam West as Proto.
48 22 "Cry Freedom Fighters!" Ben Jones Thomas Pugsley & Steven Melching United States November 12, 2010 (2010-11-12) 222 S02E22

Teaser: Stargirl ends up teaming up with the Blue Beetle to fight Mantis when Batman is busy.
Main Plot: The Supreme Chairman of Qward attempts to invade Earth with his forces and it is up to the Freedom Fighters (consisting of Uncle Sam, Doll Man, Black Condor, Human Bomb, Ray, and Phantom Lady), Batman, and a patriotic Plastic Man to save the day.

Note: Plastic Man was only short-lived in Freedom Fighters in comics; Freedom Fighters are based on Quality Comics heroes bought by DC Comics in the end of the 1950s.
49 23 "The Knights of Tomorrow!" Michael Chang Todd Casey & Jake Black United States November 19, 2010 (2010-11-19) 223 S02E23
Teaser: The Question, under Batman's guidance, dodges Kalibak and the Parademons on Apokolips when gathering information on Darkseid's plans to invade Earth.
Main Plot: In Batman's future, Batman retires and marries Catwoman with whom he has a son named Damian Wayne while Dick Grayson has become the new Batman. When the Joker returns and brings his protégé New Joker along, a reluctant Damian will have to assume his deceased parents' legacy by becoming the new Robin to stop them. It turns out that the events of the episode were part of a book that Alfred Pennyworth was writing.
50 24 "Darkseid Descending!" Michael Goguen Paul Giacoppo United States December 3, 2010 (2010-12-03) 224 S02E24
Teaser: Batman helps Firestorm take down Ronnie Raymond's crazed super-powered ex-girlfriend Killer Frost when she crashes his class.
Main Plot: Batman assembles the Justice League International (consisting of Blue Beetle, Booster Gold, Guy Gardner, Aquaman, Martian Manhunter, Fire and Ice) to prepare for the invasion of Darkseid.
51 25 "Bat-Mite Presents: Batman's Strangest Cases!" Ben Jones Paul Dini United Kingdom January 19, 2011 (2011-01-19)
United States April 1, 2011 (2011-04-01)
225 S02E25

Teaser: A recreation of the Mad magazine parody "Bat Boy and Rubin", as the title characters try to solve a wave of murders.
Main Plot: Bat-Mite hosts a look at two other incarnations of Batman:

52 26 "The Malicious Mr. Mind!" Michael Chang & Michael Goguen Dani Michaeli United Kingdom January 20, 2011 (2011-01-20)
United States April 8, 2011 (2011-04-08)
226 S02E26

Teaser: Batman, Kamandi and Dr. Canus battle Misfit in modern day Gotham City, while also searching for the ancient artifact that they need in order to beat him.
Main Plot: Batman and the Marvel Family (consisting of Captain Marvel, Mary Marvel, and Captain Marvel Jr.) battle the Monster Society of Evil (consisting of Doctor Sivana, Mister Atom, Kru'll the Eternal, Ibac, Oom the Mighty, Jeepers the Bat, and an unnamed Crocodile-Man), but the villains escape after Doctor Sivana blasts Batman with an age-reversing ray. The Marvel Family tries to figure out how to get Batman back to normal while also dealing with the Monster Society of Evil, who are now being led by Mr. Mind.

Note: The Monster Society of Evil was a supervillains team from Fawcett Comics. Oom was originally a villain of Spectre and was only a Monster Society of Evil member in All-Star Squadron. The Suspendium element appeared first in Shazam #1 (1973). Mister Mind in his giant form appeared first in 52 (comics).

Season 3: 2011[edit]

In the following table, "No." refers to the episode's number within the entire series, whereas "#" indicates the episode's number within that particular season. Episodes are listed in order by production code; for the order by air date, see television order.

No. # Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production
code
Television
order
53 1 "Joker: The Vile and the Villainous!" Ben Jones Jim Krieg United States April 15, 2011 (2011-04-15) 301[5] S03E01

Teaser: Joker travels to the future and helps the Misfit defeat Kamandi and take over Tiger City's Omega Warhead. After taking over Tiger City the Joker activates the warhead destroying the Earth.
Main Plot: Joker and the Weeper (a Bulletman villain who according to the Joker is the first super villain to use a signature in his crimes and was an inspiration to the Joker to become a costume villain) work together to defeat Batman and his new crime predicting machine. However, Batman takes back control over the episode and defeats Joker and Weeper much to Joker's huge dismay.

Note: This episode was essentially taken over by Joker (until the end). As such, the roles of protagonist and antagonist are reversed. Even the theme song is a "Jokerized" version, with several of his fellow criminals shown. However, the ending credits are the same as usual.
54 2 "Shadow of the Bat!" Michael Goguen J. M. DeMatteis United States April 22, 2011 (2011-04-22) 302[5] S03E02
Teaser: From the files of the Bat-Computer, Batman and Robin in jungle-based outfits end up fighting Catwoman and her pet black panther Hecate in Africa. Batman and Robin are also assisted by Bat-Ape.
Main plot: Batman is assisted in chasing down the vampire Dala by Etrigan the Demon, but ends up getting bitten. Though he tries fighting off the hunger, Batman ends up feeding on Black Mask and Alfred. Seeing as there is no way to suppress his hunger, Batman decides to feed on the Justice League International. Though they put up a good fight, all but Martian Manhunter become vampires as well. Luckily, Etrigan comes to help, allowing Martian Manhunter to orbit the base close enough to the sun to incinerate the vampires. Batman awakens from this to see that he was just having a huge hallucination caused by venom in Dala's bite for Batman never became a vampire.
55 3 "Night of the Batmen!" Ben Jones Paul Giacoppo United States April 29, 2011 (2011-04-29) 303[5] S03E03

Teaser: Batman and The Vigilante have a showdown against some gangsters, and Vigilante sings throughout the fight.
Main plot: Batman is hurt after helping Aquaman, Captain Marvel, Green Arrow, and Martian Manhunter prevent Kanjar Ro from destroying a planet and hospitalized. Aquaman reveals Batman's condition in his new memoir. Aquaman, Captain Marvel, Green Arrow, and Plastic Man wear his costume and go to protect Gotham City from criminals like Deadshot, Cavalier, Babyface, Killer Moth, Sportsmaster, Fun Haus, Penguin, Bane, Blockbuster, Solomon Grundy, Killer Croc, and Catwoman who are on a crime wave after hearing Batman is out. When Joker ends up taking the four of them down, Batman must evade the care of Martian Manhunter to stop Joker's plot.

Note: This episode was adapted from a story in the companion Batman: The Brave and the Bold comic book published by DC's all-ages imprint Johnny DC. Also, character designs from The New Batman Adventures, Batman Beyond, and The Batman (among others) appear at the end of the episode.
56 4 "Scorn of the Star Sapphire!" Michael Goguen J. M. DeMatteis United Kingdom July 26, 2011 (2011-07-26)
United States September 16, 2011 (2011-09-16)[6]
304[7] S03E04

Teaser: Wonder Woman comes in to defeat Baroness Paula Von Gunther and her army of robots, as well as to save Batman and Col. Steve Trevor.
Main Plot: Following battles with Tattooed Man and Major Disaster, Batman teams up with Hal Jordan to fight Star Sapphire and her Zamaron army. Unbeknownst to Batman and Hal Jordan, Star Sapphire is actually Carol Ferris whom the Zamarons abducted and turned into Star Sapphire.

Note: This episode was released on iTunes on May 28, 2011.
57 5 "Battle of the Superheroes!" Ben Jones Steven Melching United States March 25, 2011 (2011-03-25) 305[7] S03E05

Teaser: From the files of the Bat-Computer, Batman and Robin fight King Tut while wearing a special mummified uniform as Vicki Vale watches and take photographs.
Main Plot: Following fights with Lex Luthor, Metallo, El Gar-Kur, Mister Mxyzptlk, and Toyman, Superman is infected with a Red Kryptonite necklace secretly given to Lois Lane by Lex Luthor which causes Superman to become evil. Now Batman must work with Krypto to hold off Superman until the effects of the Red Kryptonite wear off.

Note: The main plot is a complete homage to Silver Age Superman stories and mythology: Jimmy Olsen and his signaller pocket watch, Lois Lane with her Silver Age haircut and wedding dreams about Superman, Luthor as a fat evil scientist, Krypto the superdog, Red Kryptonite, the embottled city of Kandor, Mxyzptlk with prominent tooth and returning to 5th Dimension when spelling his name backwards, and Brainiac with his small monkey pet (Koko); The Metropolis Mayor is named Swan, after Curt Swan, famous Superman penciller; Ben Jones switched the episode's teaser with the one intended for "Sword of the Atom!" because this episode was running too long. The episode was included on the season 2 part 2 DVD volume.
58 6 "Time Out for Vengeance!" Michael Goguen J. M. DeMatteis United Kingdom July 28, 2011 (2011-07-28)
United States September 23, 2011 (2011-09-23)
306 S03E06

Teaser: The Creeper cheers on and helps Batman when he's fighting Hellgrammite. Afterwards, Creeper leaves to evade the arriving police officers.
Main Plot: After Batman disappears following a fight with Catman, the Justice League International and Rip Hunter travel through time to stop the minions of Equinox from wiping out all the incarnations of Batman throughout time.

Note: The episode had references from Grant Morrison's The Return of Bruce Wayne storyline.
59 7 "Sword of the Atom!" Ben Jones Thomas Pugsley & Steven Melching United Kingdom July 29, 2011 (2011-07-29)
United States September 30, 2011 (2011-09-30)
307 S03E07

Teaser: Aquaman does a musical number in a spoof of a 1950s sitcom called "The Currys of Atlantis". This teaser features Aquaman's entire family, including his wife and Aqualad as well as Black Manta. In the sitcom, Aquaman forgets about his wife's anniversary on the day he's supposed to fight crime with Batman. The opening theme song sung by Aquaman[8] is a parody of the main theme for the 1966–67 Phyllis Diller series "The Pruitts of Southampton."[9]
Main Plot: Two years ago, Batman and the Atom (Ray Palmer) worked together to save themselves from villains like Cannoneer, Dwarfstar, and Thinker. Ray later retired and Ryan Choi takes up the mantle. Two years later, Palmer's arch-nemesis Chronos plans an attack and Batman goes looking for him. When Batman disappears, Aquaman and Atom (Ryan Choi) must shrink to a microscopic size in the Amazon Jungle to save the Caped Crusader and Ray Palmer from tiny aliens called Katarthans who are led by Chancellor Deraegis.

Note: This episode's teaser was switched with the one for "Battle of the Superheroes!" because that episode was running too long.
60 8 "Triumvirate of Terror!" Michael Goguen Paul Giacoppo United Kingdom August 1, 2011 (2011-08-01)
United States October 7, 2011 (2011-10-07)
308 S03E08

Teaser: The Justice League International (which includes Robin, Kid Flash, Batman, Wonder Woman, Superman, Aquaman, Booster Gold, Plastic Man and Green Arrow) plays a game of baseball against the Legion of Doom (consisting of Lex Luthor, Joker, Cheetah, Weather Wizard, Felix Faust, and Amazo) with Jimmy Olsen as the host.
Main Plot: Batman teams up with Superman and Wonder Woman when their arch-enemies Joker, Lex Luthor and Cheetah team up to defeat them by adopting a strategy of attacking a different hero: "Wonder Woman" vs "Joker", "Superman" vs "Cheetah", and "Batman" vs "Luthor".

Note: The teaser is obviously based on DC Superstars Giant #10 (1976); The music during the first fight between Wonder Woman and Cheetah is based in the Wonder Woman TV series opening theme; The villains headquarters is the Hall of Doom, which first appeared in Challenge of Super Friends; Xudarians (the alien race from which Tomar-Re is part) is showed watching the villains transmission; The ending of the episode contains a cameo by Prez Rickard as President of the United States.
61 9 "Bold Beginnings!" Ben Jones Alan Burnett & Paul Dini & Steven Melching United Kingdom August 2, 2011 (2011-08-02)
United States October 14, 2011 (2011-10-14)
309 S03E09
Teaser: Batman and Space Ghost team up to save Jan, Jace, and Blip from Creature King.
Main Plot: When Green Arrow, Plastic Man, and Aquaman are captured by Mr. Freeze, they reminisce about the early days of their careers when they first worked with Batman against the Cavalier and Ruby Ryder, Baby-Face and his crew, and Black Manta.
62 10 "Powerless!" Michael Goguen Greg Weisman & Todd Casey & Kevin Hopps United Kingdom August 5, 2011 (2011-08-05)
United States October 21, 2011 (2011-10-21)
310[10] S03E10
Teaser: The Jokers of All Nations gatecrash the headquarters of the Batmen of All Nations in a bid to destroy them all.
Main Plot: Captain Atom, the newest member of the Justice League International, is drained of his powers when the team takes on his old enemy Major Force. As the League try to stop the villain's rampage, Captain Atom struggles to fit in without powers.
63 11 "Crisis: 22,300 Miles Above Earth!" Michael Goguen Steven Melching United Kingdom August 3, 2011 (2011-08-03)
United States October 28, 2011 (2011-10-28)[11]
311[10] S03E11
Teaser: Joker, Penguin, Grodd, Kite Man, Black Manta, Two-Face, Gentleman Ghost, Mr. Freeze, Riddler, Poison Ivy, Clock King, and Solomon Grundy conduct a roast of Batman and Jeffrey Ross is brought in as the star guest, Jeffrey distracts the villains while Batman escapes from the death trap leaving the Dark Knight free to take down his enemies.
Main plot: The Justice League International host a party on the Watchtower for themselves and the Justice Society of America, but the two teams fail to get along and a brawl breaks out. Meanwhile, Batman attempts to stop Ra's al Ghul's latest scheme but runs into trouble.
64 12 "Four Star Spectacular!" Ben Jones N/A United Kingdom August 8, 2011 (2011-08-08)
United States November 4, 2011 (2011-11-04)[11]
312[10] S03E12

A compilation of four short stories written and storyboarded by the show's directors. Batman appears as a cameo and a secondary character in all shorts:

Adam Strange in Worlds War – Having picked up an anniversary gift for Alanna on Earth, Adam Strange spots that the zeta beams are firing everywhere in erratic fashion and learns that Kanjar Ro (who is attempting to destroy Rann and take over the universe) is responsible.

Flash in Double Jeopardy – After saving him from Captain Boomerang, Flash tells Batman about an encounter he just had with Mirror Master and Abra Kadabra.

Mazing Man in Kitty CatastropheMazing Man cat-sits for a couple while they are out, but inadvertently causes extreme damage to their home.

The Creature Commandos in The War That Time Forgot – In the year 1943, the Creature Commandos go to Dinosaur Island to investigate the disappearances of some of the Allies, including Batman, and end up confronting the brains behind the plan: the Ultra-Humanite.
65 13 "Mitefall!" Ben Jones Paul Dini United Kingdom August 4, 2011 (2011-08-04)
United States November 11, 2011 (2011-11-11)
311[10] S03E13

Teaser: In the year 1865, in a parallel universe known as 5501, Batman helps foil an assassination attempt on the life of President Abraham Lincoln by a steampunk armored John Wilkes Booth.
Main Plot: Bat-Mite has grown weary of Batman: The Brave and the Bold, deeming its formula to be tired and repetitive, so he concocts a scheme to make it so bad that the network will have to cancel the show to make way for a darker one. Can Ambush Bug thwart his plan (saving Batman, Aquaman and everyone else) before it's too late?

Note: This is the series finale.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jones, Ben. "Is "Day of the Dark Knight!" the fourth episode in production order and "Invasion of the Secret Santas!" the fifth?". Formspring. Archived from the original on 2013-02-19. Retrieved 2011-07-21. 
  2. ^ a b c d Jones, Ben. "Is this the right production order for the first 6 episodes of season 2? 1. Long Arm of the Law 2. Revenge of the Reach 3. Death Race to Oblivion 4. Aquaman's Outrageous Adventure 5. The Golden Age of Justice 6. Clash of the Metal Men". Formspring. Archived from the original on 2013-02-21. Retrieved 2011-07-21. 
  3. ^ a b Jones, Ben. "Is this the right production order for episodes 7–12 of season 2? 7. A Bat Divided! 8. Sidekick's Assemble! 9. The Super-Batman of Planet X! 10. The Power of Shazam! 11. Chill of the Night! 12. Gorillas in Our Midst!". Formspring. Archived from the original on 2013-04-12. Retrieved 2011-07-21. 
  4. ^ a b Jones, Ben. "Was "The Siege of Starro! Part Two" produced before or after "Requiem for a Scarlet Speedster!"?". Formspring. Archived from the original on 2013-04-12. Retrieved 2011-07-21. 
  5. ^ a b c Jones, Ben. "Is this the correct production order for episodes 1–3 of season 3? 1. Joker: The Vile and the Villainous! 2. Shadow of the Bat! 3. Night of the Batmen!". Formspring. Archived from the original on 2013-04-12. Retrieved 2011-07-21. 
  6. ^ TV (2011-08-16). "'Clone Wars' Season 4 Premieres September 16". Animationmagazine.net. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 
  7. ^ a b Jones, Ben. "Is this the correct production order for episodes 4–6 of season 3? 4. The Scorn of Star Sapphire! 5. Battle of the Superheroes! 6. Time Out for Vengeance!". Formspring. Archived from the original on 2013-04-12. Retrieved 2011-07-21. 
  8. ^ "The Currys of Atlantis". YouTube. 2011-06-11. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 
  9. ^ "Phyllis Diller in The Pruitts of Southampton". YouTube. 2008-01-01. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 
  10. ^ a b c d "Now that the last four episodes have aired in the UK, could you reveal the production order for them please?". Archived from the original on 2013-04-12. 
  11. ^ a b "Producer James Tucker Discusses New "Batman: The Brave And The Bold" Episode". Worldsfinestonline.com. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 

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