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Batman: The Brave and The Bold: Fall of the Blue Beetle!

Jaime Reyes, the current Blue Beetle, tries to locate his predecessor, Ted Kord. Going against Batman's wishes, he follows the trail to Science Island, where Ted resides and seeks to use the Beetle Scarab to create an army of robots to benefit mankind.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x8
Airdate: Friday January 23rd, 2009

Director: Brandon Vietti
Writer: James Krieg

Alternate Airdates:

Canada Mar 01, 2009
UK (Channel 5) May 14, 2009

  • Currently 7.4/10
7.4/10 (5 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Jason MarsdenJason Marsden
voiced Paco
Recurring
Lex LangLex Lang
voiced Dr. Polaris
Recurring
Wil WheatonWil Wheaton
voiced Silver Age Blue Beetle
Recurring
Will FriedleWill Friedle
voiced Jaime / Blue Beetle
Recurring
Tim MathesonTim Matheson
voiced Jarvis Kord
Main Cast
Diedrich BaderDiedrich Bader
voiced Batman / Bruce Wayne

Recap

[I]Two Years Ago[/I]..

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Episode Quotes
Silver Age Blue Beetle: The B.B. Gun fires a...
Batman: ...high-intensity pan-chromatic disorientation strobe. Nice. But what do you do about the...?
(opponents start puking)
Silver Age Blue Beetle: Nausea? Haven't quite licked that yet.

Silver Age Blue Beetle: I used to carry knock-out pellets. They kept exploding on my belt.
Batman: Tell me about it. Cost me a fortune to improve the casings.

Silver Age Blue Beetle: People just don't appreciate the time and expense that goes into this high-tech gear. They'd rather see fisticuffs.
Batman: True. Uppercuts and bodyslams are no substitute for having the proper tools when it comes to crimefighting. But they are a whole lot more fun.

Jaime: With the life ebbing from his body, the alien orders his power ring to search the planet for a worthy successor. The ring's energy searches the globe until it finds a man without fear, and a new hero is chosen.
Paco: Wow, dude. That's amazing... ly stupid. That's the best you could come up with for the secret origin of the Green Lantern? Give me a break.
Jaime: What? What's wrong with my story?
Paco: First of all, a dude without fear is a serious mental condition. And secondly, how does a ring chose someone?
Jaime: I don't know, it just does!

Dr. Polaris: Fools! Your bullets are useless against my awesome power to repel.
Batman: You might try a new deodorant.

Jaime / Blue Beetle: Okay, smarty-armor. If there were, say, a secret lair under here, what would be the quickest way to... whoa!

Silver Age Blue Beetle: Robotics experts. A table's never just a table with you guys, is it?

Silver Age Blue Beetle: Looks like he had a contingency plan.
Batman: Then it's a good thing we have our own.
Silver Age Blue Beetle: Hit robots, make fall down?
Batman: That's the one.

Jaime / Blue Beetle: I wish Batman would've told me all this.
"Ted Kord": Batman. He's an old chum of mine. Don't take it personally. He' s not much of a talker, as I recall.
Jaime / Blue Beetle: Tell me about it. Mostly he just grunts.

Batman: Go! Don't wait for me!
Jaime / Blue Beetle: Oh, sure, let me carry the megalomaniac. My hands are free.

Batman: But being chosen doesn't make you a hero. What you choose does.



Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerSam Register
ProducerMichael Jelenic  |  James Tucker
EditorJoe Gall
CastingAndrea Romano
Line ProducerAmy McKenna
MusicMichael McCuistion  |  Kristopher Carter (1)  |  Lolita Ritmanis
Re-Recording MixerJohn K. Hegedes  |  Robert Hargreaves
On-Line EditorChristopher Lozinski
OtherTramm Wigzell (Executive in Charge of Production/Cartoon Network)  |  Brian E.S. Jones (Executive in Charge of Production/Cartoon Network)
Story EditorMichael Jelenic
Production SupervisorHoward Schwartz (2)  |  Geno Dubois  |  Linda M. Steiner
Voice DirectorAndrea Romano
Production ManagerKimberly S. Moreau
Main Title ThemeAndy Sturmer
Main Title DesignJames Tucker  |  Peter Girardi
Production AccountantAthena Wingate  |  Luisa Guzman
Recording Machine OperatorJeff O. Collins
Assistant Production ManagerJacqueline Trinidad
Created ByBob Kane
 
Warning: Batman: The Brave and The Bold season 1 episode 8 guide may contain spoilers
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