The BEST Episodes of Batman: The Brave and the Bold

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 20, 2021

Network: Cartoon Network

Batman isn't going at it alone this time! From Warner Bros. Animation comes the latest interpretation of the classic Batman franchise. Our caped crusader is teamed up with heroes from across the DC Universe, delivering nonstop action and adventure with a touch of comic relief. Blue Beetle, Green Arrow, Aquaman and countless others will get a chance to uphold justice alongside Batman. Though still based in Gotham, Batman will frequently find himself outside city limits, facing situations that are both unfamiliar and exhilarating. With formidable foes around every corner, Batman will still rely on his stealth, resourcefulness and limitless supply of cool gadgets to bring justice home.

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Chill of the Night!

#1 - Chill of the Night!

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 26, 2010

While the Phantom Stranger and the Spectre observe his efforts, Batman attempts to solve the ultimately mystery: who murdered his father.

star 8.50
185 votes
Directors: Michael Chang
Writers: Paul Dini
Bold Beginnings!

#2 - Bold Beginnings!

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 25, 2011

When Green Arrow, Aquaman and Plastic Man are captured by Mr. Freeze, they reminisce about the early days of their careers when they first worked with Batman against the Cavalier, Black Manta, Baby-Face and his crew, and Ruby Ryder.

star 8.40
116 votes
Sidekicks Assemble!

#3 - Sidekicks Assemble!

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 22, 2010

Aqualad, Speedy, and Robin decide to team up for their own adventure, and battle Batman's archnemesis Ra's Al Ghul.

star 8.33
322 votes
Directors: Michael Chang
Writers: Marsha F. Griffin

#4 - Powerless!

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 21, 2011

The Jokers of All Nations gatecrash the headquarters of the Batmen of All Nations in a bid to destroy them all. 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.

star 8.19
90 votes
The Mask of Matches Malone!

#5 - The Mask of Matches Malone!

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired Dec 5, 2011

After a team-up with Black Orchid, Batman goes after Catwoman as she tries to steal the Cloak of Neferteri. However, Black Canary and Huntress arrive, on the trail of Two-face. Catwoman aids the heroes, but when Batman gets amnesia, he believes he's his undercover identity of Matches Malone... and goes on a criminal rampage.

star 8.19
112 votes
Shadow of the Bat!

#6 - Shadow of the Bat!

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 22, 2011

Batman gets infected by a vampire bite, and proceeds to attack his JLI friends!

star 8.08
119 votes
The Color of Revenge!

#7 - The Color of Revenge!

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired May 22, 2009

Batman and Robin team up again, but it's not like it always was -- there was a reason Robin left to go work on his own. As Crazy Quilt comes after Robin for revenge, all the dirty laundry comes out between the dynamic duo!

star 8.08
215 votes
Directors: Michael Chang
Writers: Todd Casey
Night of the Batmen!

#8 - Night of the Batmen!

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 29, 2011

When Batman gets hurt, his friends Capt Marvel, Aquaman, Green Arrow, and Plastic Man attempt to fill his cowl

star 8.01
98 votes
The Siege of Starro! (2)

#9 - The Siege of Starro! (2)

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Sep 24, 2010

Star Conqueror may be defeated, but 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 the planet! But Batman has his own back-up -- the Metal Men!

star 7.97
112 votes
Directors: Michael Goguen
Writers: Joseph Kuhr

#10 - Mitefall!

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 18, 2011

In the year 1865, in parallel universe 5501, Batman helps foil an assassination attempt on the life of Abraham Lincoln by a steampunk armored John Wilkes Booth. 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 before it's too late?

star 7.97
128 votes
The Golden Age of Justice!

#11 - The Golden Age of Justice!

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 15, 2010

Batman's mentors, the Justice Society of America, come to him for help when their old foe, Per Degaton, strikes.

star 7.96
267 votes
Directors: Michael Chang
Writers: Todd Casey
Scorn of the Star Sapphire!

#12 - Scorn of the Star Sapphire!

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired May 27, 2011

Batman and Wonder Woman team up to defeat Baroness Paula Von Gunther and her army of robots, as well as to save Col. Steve Trevor. Batman teams up with Hal Jordan to fight Star Sapphire and her Zamaron army.

star 7.95
119 votes
Battle of the Superheroes!

#13 - Battle of the Superheroes!

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 25, 2011

Following fights with Metallo, Mister Mxyzptlk, and Toyman, Superman and Batman fight each other when Superman is infected with a red kryptonite necklace given to Lois Lane by Lex Luthor. Now, Batman must find a way to undo the effects of the red kryptonite so that he and Superman can stop Lex Luthor's latest plot.

star 7.94
291 votes
Directors: Ben Jones
Writers: Steven Melching
Emperor Joker!

#14 - Emperor Joker!

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Oct 22, 2010

The Joker steals Bat-Mite's powers and uses them to remake the world in his own image.

star 7.86
204 votes
Directors: Ben Jones
Writers: Steven Melching
The Last Bat on Earth!

#15 - The Last Bat on Earth!

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Jun 19, 2009

Gorilla Grodd travels to the future where intelligent animals rule humans -- Batman follows him and teams with Kamandi (the Last Boy on Earth) to bring him down.

star 7.84
196 votes
Directors: Ben Jones
Writers: Steven Melching
Darkseid Descending!

#16 - Darkseid Descending!

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired Dec 3, 2010

When Darkseid attacks Earth and the Justice League is unavailable, Batman must assemble a new team of heroes. However, internal squabbling may split the team before Darkseid has the chance to destroy them.

star 7.83
273 votes
Directors: Michael Chang
Writers: Gail Simone
Requiem for a Scarlet Speedster

#17 - Requiem for a Scarlet Speedster

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Oct 1, 2010

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. 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.

star 7.81
178 votes
Directors: Michael Chang
Writers: Greg Weisman
The Fate of Equinox!

#18 - The Fate of Equinox!

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired Nov 13, 2009

Batman has his final battle with the balance-obsessed villain Equinox as the maniac tried to remake the universe in his own image.

star 7.79
121 votes
Directors: Michael Chang
Writers: Joseph Kuhr
Time Out for Vengeance!

#19 - Time Out for Vengeance!

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 3, 2011

Batman and the Justice League International travel to the past to stop an evil force from wiping out all the incarnations of Batman throughout time.

star 7.75
88 votes
A Bat Divided!

#20 - A Bat Divided!

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 5, 2010

Batman is unwittingly besides himself when a lab explosion splits him into three separate Caped Crusaders, each unaware of the others. Meanwhile, the same explosion gives birth to a new hero: Firestorm, the Nuclear Man!

star 7.74
259 votes
Directors: Ben Jones
Writers: Tom Pugsley
Fall of the Blue Beetle!

#21 - Fall of the Blue Beetle!

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 23, 2009

Batman and Ted Kord (the second Blue Beetle) try to regain the scarab from Jarvis Kord to whom Ted Kord lent it in order to find a way to get it to work. 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 conquer the world and put an end to all the wars.

star 7.68
255 votes
Directors: Brandon Vietti
Writers: James Krieg
The Power of Shazam!

#22 - The Power of Shazam!

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 19, 2010

Captain Marvel's arch-enemies Black Adam and Dr. Sivana unite to strip the World's Mightiest Mortal of his powers, and Batman must aid the hero before it's too late.

star 7.63
203 votes
Directors: Ben Jones
Writers: Steven Melching
Game Over for Owlman!

#23 - Game Over for Owlman!

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 6, 2009

While Batman battles the Crime Syndicate on an alternate Earth, his counterpart Owlman assembles a host of villains to run rampant across Batman's world.

star 7.62
255 votes
Directors: Ben Jones
Writers: Joseph Kuhr
Invasion of the Secret Santas!

#24 - Invasion of the Secret Santas!

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 12, 2008

The evil Fun Haus plans to steal Christmas with his army of robot Santas and killer toys, including Dynamite Dolly and the Presto Play Pals! Red Tornado teams up with Batman to save the day and in the process, finds his holiday spirit. In our weekly teaser, Batman and Blue Beetle throw Sportsmaster a perfect strike when he sets up a deadly game with human bowling pins at the alley!

star 7.62
241 votes
Directors: Brandon Vietti
Writers: Adam Beechen
Deep Cover for Batman!

#25 - Deep Cover for Batman!

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 27, 2009

Batman takes the place of his villainous counterpart Owlman to infiltrate a parallel world's Crime Syndicate.

star 7.62
261 votes
Directors: Michael Chang
Writers: Joseph Kuhr