The BEST Episodes of Justice League

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 3, 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
413 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 8.40
333 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 8.39
385 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
295 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
407 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
397 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
407 votes
Writers: Dwayne McDuffie
The Great Brain Robbery

#8 - 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
228 votes
Directors: Dan Riba
Writers: Dwayne McDuffie, Matt Wayne
Wild Cards (2)

#9 - 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
341 votes
Directors: Dan Riba
Writers: Dwayne McDuffie, Stan Berkowitz
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 8.28
504 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
421 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
405 votes
Directors: Dan Riba
Writers: Stan Berkowitz
Wild Cards (1)

#13 - 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
484 votes
Directors: Butch Lukic
Writers: Dwayne McDuffie, Stan Berkowitz
Dead Reckoning

#14 - 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 8.20
232 votes
Directors: Dan Riba
Writers: Dwayne McDuffie
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 8.19
365 votes
Directors: Dan Riba
Writers: Dwayne McDuffie
Divided We Fall

#16 - 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 8.18
411 votes
Writers: Dwayne McDuffie
Grudge Match

#17 - 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 8.18
226 votes
Writers: J. M. DeMatteis, Matt Wayne
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 8.18
260 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 8.17
392 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 8.17
238 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
521 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 8.14
400 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
548 votes
Directors: Dan Riba
Writers: Stan Berkowitz
The Once and Future Thing: Time, Warped (2)

#24 - The Once and Future Thing: Time, Warped (2)

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 29, 2005

In pursuit of a time-traveling thief, Batman, Green Lantern, and Wonder Woman arrive in a futuristic Gotham City twisted horribly awry by alterations to the time-stream, and must join forces with the future Batman and the Justice League Unlimited.

star 8.07
468 votes
Writers: Dwayne McDuffie
Patriot Act

#25 - 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 8.07
196 votes
Writers: Matt Wayne