The BEST Episodes of Justice League

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 30, 2020

Network: Cartoon Network

An American animated television series about a team of superheroes which ran from 2001 to 2004 on Cartoon Network. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, it is based on the Justice League and associated comic book characters published by DC Comics. After its second season, it became Justice League Unlimited, and ran an additional three seasons.

Starcrossed (3)

#1 - Starcrossed (3)

Season 2 - Episode 26 - Aired May 29, 2004

The League defeats the squad of hawkmen sent to kill them at the Batcave, but must now figure out how to stop the activation of the hypergate before it destroys Earth.

star 8.68
410 votes
Directors: Butch Lukic
Writers: Dwayne McDuffie, Rich Fogel
The Greatest Story Never Told

#2 - The Greatest Story Never Told

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 11, 2004

While the sorcerer Mordru invades Metropolis and the League must attack en masse to stop him, gloryhound and erstwhile superhero Booster Gold ends up ""crowd control"" and does some world-saving of his own.

star 8.42
330 votes
Directors: Dan Riba
Writers: Andrew Kreisberg
Clash

#3 - Clash

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 11, 2005

Captain Marvel, the World's Mightiest Mortal, joins the Justice League as Lex Luthor initiates a new plot.

star 8.40
384 votes
Directors: Dan Riba
Writers: Dwayne McDuffie, J. M. DeMatteis
Destroyer

#4 - Destroyer

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 8, 2006

Faced with a common enemy, Lex Luthor and his criminals offer the League to join.

star 8.39
293 votes
Writers: Dwayne McDuffie
Starcrossed (2)

#5 - Starcrossed (2)

Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired May 29, 2004

The League manage to escape and take refuge at Wayne Manor, while the Thanagarians scout the planet for them and realize their master plan for Earth.

star 8.37
405 votes
Writers: John Ridley
Panic in the Sky

#6 - Panic in the Sky

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 9, 2005

When the founding members are taken out of action, the remaining League members fight to survive Cadmus' ultimate attack on the team.

star 8.37
396 votes
Directors: Dan Riba
Writers: Dwayne McDuffie
Flashpoint

#7 - Flashpoint

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 2, 2005

After an unexpected battle, Superman considers declaring war on Cadmus.

star 8.33
406 votes
Writers: Dwayne McDuffie
Wild Cards (2)

#8 - Wild Cards (2)

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired Dec 6, 2003

The League manage to defuse the Joker's bombs and defeat the four active members of the Royal Flush Gang...but the Joker has an Ace in the hole as he executes his real master plan.

star 8.30
339 votes
Directors: Dan Riba
Writers: Dwayne McDuffie, Stan Berkowitz
The Great Brain Robbery

#9 - The Great Brain Robbery

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 4, 2006

A mystic artifact causes Lex Luthor and the Flash to switch bodies.

star 8.30
225 votes
Directors: Dan Riba
Writers: Dwayne McDuffie, Matt Wayne
For the Man Who Has Everything

#10 - For the Man Who Has Everything

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 7, 2004

Batman and Wonder Woman deliver presents to Superman at the Fortress of Solitude for his birthday, but find he's been immobilized by a special "gift" courtesy of the world-conquering Mongul.

star 8.29
502 votes
Writers: J. M. DeMatteis
Epilogue

#11 - Epilogue

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Jul 23, 2005

Sixty-five years in the future, the history of the Justice League is the key to Batman's darkest secret...and his final destiny.

star 8.22
420 votes
Directors: Dan Riba
Writers: Bruce Timm, Dwayne McDuffie
A Better World (2)

#12 - A Better World (2)

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 1, 2003

The Justice League must escape from their imprisonment at the hands of the Justice Lords and defeat their counterparts with the help of an unlikely ally.

star 8.21
402 votes
Directors: Dan Riba
Writers: Stan Berkowitz
Dead Reckoning

#13 - Dead Reckoning

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 18, 2006

The League comes to the aid of Boston Brand, the ghost of a deceased circus acrobat, who needs their help in recovering the souls of members of a monastic order.

star 8.21
231 votes
Directors: Dan Riba
Writers: Dwayne McDuffie
Wild Cards (1)

#14 - Wild Cards (1)

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Dec 6, 2003

In the ultimate reality show, the Joker pits the Justice League against the clock and against the Royal Flush Gang as the Justice League races to find and disarm all the bombs he's planted along the Strip in Las Vegas.

star 8.20
483 votes
Directors: Butch Lukic
Writers: Dwayne McDuffie, Stan Berkowitz
Question Authority

#15 - Question Authority

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 25, 2005

While investigating Cadmus, the Question discovers a secret that threatens to shake the very foundations of the Justice League.

star 8.20
363 votes
Directors: Dan Riba
Writers: Dwayne McDuffie
Grudge Match

#16 - Grudge Match

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 11, 2006

Roulette returns with a new version of Metabrawl...and plans to use the Justice League to boost her ratings.

star 8.19
224 votes
Writers: J. M. DeMatteis, Matt Wayne
Divided We Fall

#17 - Divided We Fall

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 16, 2005

When most of the Justice League is incapacitated, the League's deadliest enemies emerge to take advantage of the chaos.

star 8.19
410 votes
Writers: Dwayne McDuffie
Alive!

#18 - Alive!

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 1, 2006

The Justice League take on their opposite numbers in the Legion of Doom in a final battle revealing the Legion's secret sponsor and the mystery behind their ultimate plans.

star 8.19
258 votes
Directors: Dan Riba
Writers: Matt Wayne
Starcrossed (1)

#19 - Starcrossed (1)

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired May 29, 2004

The Thangarians, Hawkgirl's people, arrive on Earth to aid them against the menace of the Gordanians. But all is not what it seems.

star 8.18
391 votes
Directors: Butch Lukic
Writers: Rich Fogel
Flash and Substance

#20 - Flash and Substance

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 11, 2006

The Flash must handle an onslaught of super-villains during the opening of a museum in his honor.

star 8.18
237 votes
Writers: Matt Wayne
Hereafter (1)

#21 - Hereafter (1)

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Nov 29, 2003

After Superman makes the ultimate sacrifice to save his fellow heroes, the Justice League and rest of the grieving planet must learn to live in a world without Superman.

star 8.16
518 votes
Directors: Butch Lukic
Writers: Dwayne McDuffie
The Doomsday Sanction

#22 - The Doomsday Sanction

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 19, 2005

While Batman investigates the Cadmus conspiracy headed by Amanda Waller, Superman battles a resurrected Doomsday in the heart of a volcano.

star 8.15
399 votes
Writers: Robert Goodman
A Better World (1)

#23 - A Better World (1)

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 1, 2003

The Justice Lords, an alternate version of the League from a different dimension, capture their counterparts and plan to bring their own brand of justice to the new Earth.

star 8.09
546 votes
Directors: Dan Riba
Writers: Stan Berkowitz
Patriot Act

#24 - Patriot Act

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 25, 2006

Green Arrow must lead a team of non-powered superheroes against a berserk super-soldier attacking Metropolis.

star 8.08
195 votes
Writers: Matt Wayne
Fearful Symmetry

#25 - Fearful Symmetry

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 4, 2004

When Supergirl is plagued by disturbing dreams, she turns to Green Arrow and The Question for help, but they soon learn that she may not be dreaming after all.

star 8.08
364 votes
Directors: Dan Riba
Writers: Robert Goodman, Stan Berkowitz