Top 50 DC Episodes In Animation

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1. Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008–2011)
Episode: Chill of the Night! (2010)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Batman and Zatanna make short work of Abra Kadabra. Later, Batman must choose between justice and vengeance when he confronts Joe Chill the man who murdered his parents.

Director: Michael Chang | Stars: Diedrich Bader, Jeff Bennett, Kevin Conroy, Zachary Gordon

Votes: 153

2. The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians (1985– )
Episode: The Fear (1985)

Adventure, Animation, Fantasy

The Scarecrow is on a crime spree while Batman is traumatized by the supervillain's fear attack reviving his memories of his parents' murder.

Directors: Oscar Dufau, Bill Hutten, Tony Love, Rudy Zamora, Ray Patterson | Stars: Ernie Hudson, Casey Kasem, Jack Angel, Danny Dark

Votes: 23

3. Superman (1996–2000)
Episode: Legacy: Part II (2000)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Now free of Darkseid's influence, but in US military custody after being subdued; Superman breaks free to retaliate against the New God despot.

Director: Dan Riba | Stars: Tim Daly, Dana Delany, Clancy Brown, Michael Ironside

Votes: 208

4. Superman (1996–2000)
Episode: Legacy (2000)

TV-PG | 21 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Superman is brainwashed to believe he is the adopted son of Darkseid and now has orders to conquer Earth.

Director: Curt Geda | Stars: Tim Daly, Dana Delany, Clancy Brown, Michael Ironside

Votes: 161

5. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)
Episode: Almost Got 'im (1992)

Unrated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

In a bar, a collection of Batman's enemies chat about their failed attempts to kill him.

Director: Eric Radomski | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Arleen Sorkin, Richard Moll

Votes: 1,156

6. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)
Episode: The Demon's Quest: Part II (1993)

Unrated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Batman must stop R'as Al Ghul's plot to destroy the earth.

Director: Kevin Altieri | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, David Warner, Helen Slater

Votes: 740

7. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)
Episode: The Demon's Quest: Part I (1993)

Unrated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Robin is kidnapped, and Batman unexpectedly joins forces with Ra's Al Ghul, whose daughter Talia has also been taken.

Director: Kevin Altieri | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Loren Lester, Helen Slater

Votes: 760

8. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)
Episode: If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Rich? (1992)

Unrated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A fired puzzle designer seeks revenge against his greedy former employer as The Riddler.

Director: Eric Radomski | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Brock Peters

Votes: 835

9. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)
Episode: Heart of Ice (1992)

Unrated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Batman must stop a vengeful Mr. Freeze from fulfilling his vendetta against a callous businessman.

Director: Bruce Timm | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Michael Ansara, Mari Devon

Votes: 1,480

10. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)
Episode: Bane (1994)

Unrated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Rupert Thorne hires steroid-enhanced mercenary Bane to eliminate Batman.

Director: Kevin Altieri | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Henry Silva

Votes: 722

11. Justice League (2001–2004)
Episode: Starcrossed: Part III (2004)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The Justice League launch an assault on the Thanagarians before the activation of a hyperspace gate that will destroy Earth.

Director: Butch Lukic | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Maria Canals-Barrera, Phil LaMarr, Susan Eisenberg

Votes: 406

12. Justice League (2001–2004)
Episode: Starcrossed: Part II (2004)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

With Earth now under Thanagarian control, the Justice League goes into hiding to recover and cope with the betrayal of one of their own.

Director: Dan Riba | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Maria Canals-Barrera, Phil LaMarr, Susan Eisenberg

Votes: 348

13. Justice League (2001–2004)
Episode: Starcrossed (2004)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Hawkgirl's people, the Thanagarians, arrive to offer the planet protection from another alien race threatening to invade Earth.

Director: Butch Lukic | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Maria Canals-Barrera, Phil LaMarr, Susan Eisenberg

Votes: 383

14. Young Justice (2010– )
Episode: Drop-Zone (2011)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Batman sends the team on its first official mission - to observe and report on a Venom Factory. The team chooses its leader.

Director: Christopher Berkeley | Stars: Jesse McCartney, Danica McKellar, Nolan North, Khary Payton

Votes: 439

15. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)
Episode: Dreams in Darkness (1992)

Unrated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

While affected by the Scarecrow's fear toxin, Batman finds himself an inmate of Arkham Asylum.

Director: Dick Sebast | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Richard Dysart, Takayo Fischer

Votes: 876

16. The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians (1985– )
Episode: The Death of Superman (1985)

Adventure, Animation, Fantasy

While he and Firestorm were in a mission in space, Superman suffers a massive kryptonite poisoning and dies; from all the corners of the galaxy, people come to show their respects for the fallen "Man of Steel".

Directors: Oscar Dufau, Bill Hutten, Tony Love, Rudy Zamora, Ray Patterson | Stars: Ernie Hudson, Casey Kasem, Olan Soule, Adam West

Votes: 26

17. Justice League (2001–2004)
Episode: The Savage Time: Part III (2002)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

With the help of Sgt. Rock, the League races to stop Savage's plans to invade the U.S. with warplanes and forever alter the course of world history.

Director: Butch Lukic | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Maria Canals-Barrera, Susan Eisenberg, Phil LaMarr

Votes: 334

18. Justice League (2001–2004)
Episode: The Savage Time: Part II (2002)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Mired in World War II, the Leaguers discover that Vandal Savage has usurped Hitler and is getting technology from his future self, setting the stage for his eventual rule.

Director: Dan Riba | Stars: Maria Canals-Barrera, Susan Eisenberg, Phil LaMarr, Carl Lumbly

Votes: 328

19. Justice League (2001–2004)
Episode: The Savage Time (2002)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The Justice League go back in time to World War II to prevent the immortal Vandal Savage from using future technology to change history.

Director: Butch Lukic | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Maria Canals-Barrera, Susan Eisenberg, Phil LaMarr

Votes: 352

20. Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008–2011)
Episode: Legends of the Dark Mite! (2009)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Batman finds himself idolized by a powerful being from the fifth dimension.

Director: Ben Jones | Stars: Diedrich Bader, Dee Bradley Baker, Jim Piddock, Paul Reubens

Votes: 111

21. The Batman (2004–2008)
Episode: The Joining: Part 2 (2007)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Gotham City faces its greatest threat yet--an alien invasion! After failing to save the city on his own, the Batman learns that even the greatest heroes have to sometimes rely on help.

Directors: Vinton Heuck, Brandon Vietti | Stars: Rino Romano, Evan Sabara, Danielle Judovits, Alastair Duncan

Votes: 88

22. The Batman (2004–2008)
Episode: The Joining: Part 1 (2007)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Gotham City's newest detective, John Jones, hints that he may know Batman's true identity. The Batman must uncover this mysterious figure's secrets and determine whether he is a friend or a... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Chun | Stars: Rino Romano, Evan Sabara, Danielle Judovits, Alastair Duncan

Votes: 89

23. Justice League (2001–2004)
Episode: Twilight: Part II (2003)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Trapped in Brainiac's headquarters, a temperamental Superman discovers that the metal monstrosity has made a deal with Darkseid, whose own son Orion engages him in battle.

Director: Butch Lukic | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Maria Canals-Barrera, Susan Eisenberg, Carl Lumbly

Votes: 326

24. Justice League (2001–2004)
Episode: Twilight (2003)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Darkseid convinces the League to help him fight Brainiac from destroying his planet of Apokolips.

Director: Dan Riba | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Maria Canals-Barrera, Susan Eisenberg, Carl Lumbly

Votes: 334

25. The Batman (2004–2008)
Episode: Night and the City (2005)

TV-Y7 | 20 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Joker, Penguin and Riddler battle over control of the City. They finally decide to settle their differences by giving all of Gotham over to whoever is able to capture and discover the true identity of the Batman.

Director: Brandon Vietti | Stars: Rino Romano, Alastair Duncan, Ming-Na Wen, Kevin Michael Richardson

Votes: 88

26. Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008–2011)
Episode: Mayhem of the Music Meister! (2009)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The Music Meister uses his ability to control minds in an effort to take over the world.

Director: Ben Jones | Stars: Diedrich Bader, Dee Bradley Baker, Grey Griffin, John DiMaggio

Votes: 295

27. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)
Episode: Shadow of the Bat Part II (1993)

Unrated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Barbara Gordon, now Batgirl, joins Batman and Robin's investigation of Commissioner Gordon's framing.

Director: Frank Paur | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Robert Costanzo, Robert Hastings, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Votes: 744

28. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)
Episode: Shadow of the Bat (1993)

Unrated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Commissioner James Gordon is arrested for corruption, forcing his daughter, Barbara Gordon, to take a dramatic step to help him.

Director: Frank Paur | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Robert Costanzo, Robert Hastings, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Votes: 759

29. Young Justice (2010– )
Episode: Auld Acquaintance (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The team finally learns the identity of the traitor in their midst, forcing a battle against an enemy more dangerous than any they've ever faced before!

Directors: Michael Chang, Lauren Montgomery | Stars: Lacey Chabert, Crispin Freeman, kittie KaBoom, Stephanie Lemelin

Votes: 476

30. Young Justice (2010– )
Episode: Usual Suspects (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The team gets a new member and a new mission - a mission that may finally expose all of the team's secrets ... and all of their lies!

Directors: Tim Divar, Jay Oliva | Stars: Lacey Chabert, Crispin Freeman, kittie KaBoom, Stephanie Lemelin

Votes: 394

31. The New Batman Adventures (1997–1999)
Episode: Over the Edge (1998)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Batman and his allies apparently have their secret identities exposed and are now are hunted by the police.

Director: Yûichirô Yano | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Mathew Valencia, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Votes: 418

32. The Batman (2004–2008)
Episode: The Rubberface of Comedy (2005)

TV-Y7 | 20 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Joker wreaks havoc on all of Gotham with a new gizmo that can morph any object into rubber or putty. Meanwhile, the Chief of Police pressures his detectives to take down The Batman once and for all. Part 1 of 2.

Director: Sam Liu | Stars: Rino Romano, Alastair Duncan, Steve Harris, Ming-Na Wen

Votes: 102

33. The Batman (2004–2008)
Episode: Clayface of Tragedy (2005)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Batman is pitted against a new villain named Clayface, who can transform his body as if it were clay and impersonate anyone he chooses! Before The Batman can stop him, he will learn Clayface's shocking dark secret! Part 2 of 2

Director: Seung Eun Kim | Stars: Rino Romano, Alastair Duncan, Steve Harris, Ming-Na Wen

Votes: 106

34. Justice League (2001–2004)
Episode: Wild Cards: Part II (2003)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The Joker's real plan becomes apparent when he unleashes Ace upon the Justice League.

Director: Dan Riba | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Maria Canals-Barrera, Phil LaMarr, George Newbern

Votes: 348

35. Justice League (2001–2004)
Episode: Wild Cards (2003)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The Joker creates havoc in Las Vegas with his Royal Flush Gang.

Director: Butch Lukic | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Maria Canals-Barrera, Phil LaMarr, George Newbern

Votes: 356

36. Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008–2011)
Episode: The Mask of Matches Malone! (2010)

TV-Y7 | 21 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Batman, Huntress and Black Canary are after Two-Face - and so is Catwoman. While incognito, Batman gets amnesia and believes himself to be a real gangster - now the girls must stop him AND Two- Face!

Director: Michael Chang | Stars: Diedrich Bader, Grey Griffin, Nika Futterman, John Mariano

Votes: 75

37. Challenge of the Superfriends (1978– )
Episode: SuperFriends: Rest in Peace/Journey Through Inner Space (1978)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Family

The Legion regains possession of the deadly crystal, Noxium, which has the power to kill any SuperFriend instantly - even Superman.

Directors: Ray Patterson, Carl Urbano | Stars: Jack Angel, Marlene Aragon, Lewis Bailey, Michael Bell

Votes: 34

Superfriends: Rest in Peace

38. Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008–2011)
Episode: The Siege of Starro!: Part 1 (2010)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Led by Faceless Hunter, the Starro Invasion comes on full swing. Only Batman and a handful of unlikely heroes remain uninfected to thwart the alien parasites and their mind-controlled hosts before all of Earth is sucked dry.

Director: Ben Jones | Stars: Diedrich Bader, Jeff Bennett, John DiMaggio, Bill Fagerbakke

Votes: 72

39. Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008–2011)
Episode: The Siege of Starro!: Part 2 (2010)

TV-Y | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Star Conqueror may be defeated, but Faceless Hunter is not! The alien warrior manipulates B'Wana Beast, forcing him to combine thetiny starros into one massive beast he plans to use to ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Goguen | Stars: Diedrich Bader, Dee Bradley Baker, Jeff Bennett, Corey Burton

Votes: 70

40. Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008–2011)
Episode: Triumvirate of Terror! (2011)

TV-Y7 | 21 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

After the world's greatest baseball game against the Legion of Doom, Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman face off against their arch-enemies Joker, Lex Luthor and Cheetah, who gain the upper hand by switching their respective opponents.

Director: Michael Goguen | Stars: Diedrich Bader, Morena Baccarin, Jeff Bennett, James Garrett

Votes: 67

41. Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008–2011)
Episode: Requiem for a Scarlet Speedster! (2010)

TV-Y | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Barry Allen has long been presumed dead and his "ghost" has been haunting Jay Garrick and Kid Flash. When Batman sees it to, they realize he's not dead -- he's been kidnapped by Reverse Flash!

Director: Michael Chang | Stars: Diedrich Bader, Steve Blum, Robin Atkin Downes, Scott Menville

Votes: 82

42. Superman (1996–2000)
Episode: Knight Time (1998)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

When Batman goes missing, Superman takes up the mantle of the Dark Knight to keep Gotham City's supervillains from running amok.

Director: Curt Geda | Stars: Tim Daly, Kevin Conroy, Mathew Valencia, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 239

43. The New Batman Adventures (1997–1999)
Episode: Judgment Day (1998)

TV-PG | 21 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Batman investigates the sudden appearance of "The Judge," a faceless vigilante who battles Gotham City's supervillains with lethal force.

Director: Curt Geda | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Richard Moll, Malachi Throne

Votes: 315

44. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)
Episode: The Mechanic (1993)

Unrated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The Penguin finds the mechanic who designs Batman's Batmobiles and forces him to turn the current model into a deathtrap.

Director: Kevin Altieri | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Candy Ann Brown, John de Lancie

Votes: 724

45. The New Batman Adventures (1997–1999)
Episode: Girl's Night Out (1998)

TV-PG | 21 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

When Livewire escapes in Gotham City, Supergirl and Batgirl team up to find her, but the supervillainess has joined with Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy herself.

Director: Curt Geda | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Nicholle Tom, Diane Pershing

Votes: 281

46. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)
Episode: What Is Reality? (1992)

Unrated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

When the Riddler traps Commissioner Gordon's consciousness in a virtual reality device, Batman must enter the villain's construct to save him.

Director: Dick Sebast | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Robert Hastings, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Bever-Leigh Banfield

Votes: 754

47. Challenge of the Superfriends (1978– )
Episode: Wanted: The Superfriends/Rokan: Enemy from Space (1978)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Family

Lex Luthor creates a Dream Machine that causes the SuperFriends to steal the world's treasures overnight; Bizarro and Cheetah turn people around the world into Bizarros and Cheetahs.

Directors: Ray Patterson, Carl Urbano | Stars: Jack Angel, Marlene Aragon, Lewis Bailey, Michael Bell

Votes: 50

Wanted: The Superfriends

48. The New Batman Adventures (1997–1999)
Episode: Mad Love (1999)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Harley Quinn tries to impress her love while the origin of her career as The Joker's sidekick is revealed.

Director: Butch Lukic | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Arleen Sorkin, Robert Hastings

Votes: 467

49. The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians (1985– )
Episode: The Wild Cards (1985)

Adventure, Animation, Fantasy

The Super Powers team must battle the Royal Flush Gang.

Directors: Oscar Dufau, Bill Hutten, Tony Love, Rudy Zamora, Ray Patterson | Stars: Ernie Hudson, Casey Kasem, Rene Auberjonois, Danny Dark

Votes: 20

50. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)
Episode: Trial (1994)

Unrated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure