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Justice League Unlimited

Justice League Unlimited


First Telecast: November 17, 2001
Last Telecast: May 13, 2006
Episodes: Color Episodes (93 half-hour episodes, 25 two-parters, 3 three-parters)
Production: Warner Bros Entertainment
Distributors: Cartoon Network

Justice League Unlimited: Originally, the seven most powerful superheroes, the team recruited 30+ members into their team. On screen however, they where just known as The Justice League.

The Show: The series Justice League premiered in 2001, while other DCAU shows such as The Zeta Project and Static Shock had been still airing. The series started off with "Secret Origins" which was a three part TV movie. It was produced by the same minds behind Batman The Animated Series, Superman, Batman Gotham Knights, Batman Beyond, Static Shock, and The Zeta Project.

Season one settled the origin of the team. In the first episode, Batman and Superman banded together to stop an alien invasion. After freeing the last surviving Martian, and escaping from the aliens, they met four other superheroes – Hawkgirl, the Green Lantern, the Flash and Wonder Woman. After they took down the aliens, Superman decided that they should all stay as a force for good. This season didn't feature deep character development, unlike future seasons.

Season two had the Justice League going head to head with bigger and bolder threats. In one episode, the League traveled to an alternate reality where they fought their evil counterparts. It also had a great season finale which featured a Thanagarian invasion. Due to the events of this finale, Hawkgirl was compelled to quit the League.

Season three was renamed Justice League Unlimited. The Justice League now had a new Watchtower, new Javelins, and a new roster. The original plan for the third and subsequent seasons was to have one core member leading a team of two or three new members on a mission.

Season four brought the conclusion of the Cadmus arc that brew in the former seasons. The season ended with a revelation that would change Terry McGinnis and Bruce's relationship forever. This season was meant to be the final one, but Cartoon Network called for a whole other season.

In season five, the Justice League had to face Gorilla Grodd's new Secret Society (also known as The Legion of Doom off screen.) Almost every villain the League ever faced was in this Society. At one point, Lex Luthor takes over control of the organization and uses its resources to try to free Brainiac, so that he can have ultimate knowledge again. This season is going to be the last season as the network decided to not renew the series for a sixth season.

JL Opening Theme

JLU Opening Theme

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Episode Info

Final: 5x13 -- Destroyer (2) (May/13/2006)


There's fire in the streets of Metropolis, the Daily Planet lies in ruins, the League and the Legion stand side by side, as Superman comes face to face with his greatest opponent...
Cast
Kevin ConroyKevin Conroy
voiced Batman / Bruce Wayne
George NewbernGeorge Newbern
voiced Superman / Clark Kent/Kal-El
Phil LaMarrPhil LaMarr
voiced Green Lantern / John Stewart
Susan EisenbergSusan Eisenberg
voiced Wonder Woman / Diana
Carl LumblyCarl Lumbly
voiced Martian Manhunter / J'onn J'onzz
Michael RosenbaumMichael Rosenbaum
voiced Flash / Wally West (S01-S02, S04-S05)
Maria CanalsMaria Canals
voiced Hawkgirl / Shayera Hol

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Justice League Unlimited was about a group of super heroes called the Justice League that fought crime and kept the world safe. As they went on, one of their teammates betrayed them and left the team. After that incident, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Martian Manhunter, Green Lantern, and Flash decided to re create the Justice League bringing in hundreds of other members like Wildcat, Black Canary, and Zantanna. Read more

Review posted on Monday, October 16th 2006 at 12:19 pm

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Recaps
5x13: Destroyer (2) recap: The Justice League escorts Lex Luthor and his remaining villain allies into the Hall of Justice and wonders how they survived the explosion. Lex explains that Sinestro created a power ring bubble around the piece of debris they took shelter on. An inhabitant of New Genesis noticed the explosion and came to investigate, and they knocked him out and took his Mother Box. Lex wants Brainiac back after Darkseid took it from him, but the other villains note that Darkseid plans to conquer Earth and want to help. The heroes plan to take them into custody but they're interrupted when Mr. Terrific on the Watchtower notifies them that boom tubes are opening up above major cities across the Earth. Darkseid's invasion force of parademons arrives and Mr. Terrific alerts all Justice League members of an Omega level alert. They engage emergency teleporters and teams of heroes begin to beam down to Earth... read more.

5x12: Alive! (1) recap: At their headquarters, the Society villains stand outside the chamber where Luthor is working with the piece of Brainiac that he's acquired. Tala goes in and advises him to stop, but the experiment ends in failure. Luthor goes berserk and snaps at Tala, who offers to use sorcery to prove it's useless. Luthor realizes that magic may provide the key and orders her to proceed. Tala casts a spell and shows Lex a vision of Brainiac before his destruction, ejecting a piece of himself into space. Tala collapses but Luthor determines where the explosion occurred. He tries to track it despite Tala's efforts to convince him to focus on ruling Earth, then shoves her aside and promises he'll become a god again... read more.

5x9: Grudge Match recap: In a cheap bar, Hellhound and Shatterfist are fighting it out in Roulette's newest edition of Metabrawl. Nobody's betting and the profit is non-existent... read more.

5x11: Ancient History recap: The Gentleman Ghost is fleeing across the city with a stolen ion drive and Green Lantern in pursuit. The Ghost gets the upper hand but Hawkman arrives to disarm him and then capture the villain in a Nth metal net. Green Lantern takes custody of the villain and Hawkman tries to talk business, but Green Lantern is clearly uncomfortable with him. As they leave, the Shadow Thief emerges from the shadow of a car and watches them go... read more.

5x10: Far From Home recap: In the 31st century, Brainiac 5 and Bouncing Boy take refuge in Legion Headquarters and plan against an opponent who has defeated every Legion member except the two of them. Brainiac 5 reveals he plans to use a Time Bubble to recruit heroes from the past, despite the risk to history. According to the historical records, three members of the Justice League traveled to the future, and now is the time. Bouncing Boy notes that only two of them ever made it home... read more.
Recurring Guests

Clancy Brown as Lex Luthor (21 eps)
Jennifer Hale as Black Siren (14 eps)
Corey Burton as Bald Tech (12 eps)
Jason Marsden as Snapper Carr (11 eps)
Michael Rosenbaum as Deadshot (11 eps)
Mark Hamill as Joker (10 eps)
Kin Shriner as Green Arrow (9 eps)
CCH Pounder as Amanda Waller (9 eps)
Powers Boothe as Gorilla Grodd (9 eps)
Olivia d'Abo as Star Sapphire (8 eps)

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Classification: Animation
Genre: Animation General | Action | Adventure
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: Cartoon Network ( USA)
Airs: Saturdays at 10:30 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: November 17, 2001
Ended: May 13, 2006
Akas
• JL (Season 1-2 abbreviation)
• JLU (Abbreviation)
• Justice League (Season 1-2)
• Лига Справедливости (Used In Russia)
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