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Young Justice: Failsafe

When an alien armada attacks Earth and wipes out the Justice League, only Young Justice stands between the planet and annihilation.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x16
Airdate: Friday November 04th, 2011

Director: Jay Oliva
Writer: Nicole Dubuc

Alternate Airdates:

UK (Citv) May 27, 2014

Guest Stars
Jeff BennettJeff Bennett
voiced Red Tornado
Bruce GreenwoodBruce Greenwood
voiced Batman
Masasa MoyoMasasa Moyo
voiced Cat Grant
Nolan NorthNolan North
voiced Zatara
Kevin Michael RichardsonKevin Michael Richardson
voiced Green Lantern / Martian Manhunter
Main Cast
Jesse McCartneyJesse McCartney
voiced Robin / Dick Grayson
Danica McKellarDanica McKellar
voiced Miss Martian / M'gann M'orzz
Nolan NorthNolan North
voiced Superboy / Connor Kent
Khary PaytonKhary Payton
voiced Aqualad / Kaldur'ahm
Jason SpisakJason Spisak
voiced Kid Flash / Wally West


An alien armada approaches Earth and Justice League members, Batman, Hal Jordan, and John Stewart fly up to intercept it. While the two Green Lanterns confront the mothership directly, Batman disperses satellite cameras from his Batplane to monitor the situation. The mothership fires a blast of energy, disintegrating Hal and John in seconds, and Batman deploys League members Superman, Captain Marvel, Captain Atom, and Martian Manhunter. They’re disposed of within seconds, and Batman manages to eject as the aliens destroy the Batplane as well. His reprieve is short-lived, when the mothership destroys his escape pod and Batman inside of it...

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Episode Quotes
Aqualad: We are Earth's heroes now.
Superboy: So what are we waiting for? A theme song?

Aqualad: We will target this lone ship.
Kid Flash: Yeah, break it down, build more, hit those ugly aliens with their own mojo. Ow!
Artemis: Martian and Kryptonian in the house.
Kid Flash: Not that all aliens are automatically ugly.

Miss Martian: And though we know all seems lost, the one thing the aliens cannot destroy is hope.
Superboy: Hope survives because the battle is not over. not as long as even one of us is willing to fight.
Kid Flash: It doesn't matter how many fall, for new heroes will always rise to carry on, bringing all their resources, their skills, their talents to bear, to defeat the enemy.
Robin: The people of Earth will survive this. We will rebuild and we will thrive. Never doubt and never forget, the Earth will never surrender.

Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerSam Register
ProducerBrandon Vietti  |  Greg Weisman
EditorJhoanne Reyes
CastingJamie Thomason
Line ProducerDavid Wilcox (2)
MusicKristopher Carter  |  Michael McCuistion  |  Lolita Ritmanis
Production CoordinatorHyosun Ryu  |  Hyun-jung Kim  |  Gina Park
On-Line EditorChristopher Lozinski
Production SupervisorBobbie Page
Voice DirectorJamie Thomason
Production ManagementEd Adams  |  John Bueno Diaz
Main Title ThemeMichael McCuistion  |  Kristopher Carter  |  Lolita Ritmanis
Production AccountantAthena Wingate  |  Luisa Guzman  |  Debbie Lindquist  |  Maral Simonian
Production AdministratorNicole Martin (2)
Recording Machine OperatorSarah Baluch  |  Jeff O. Collins
Assistant Production ManagerMark McClain Wilson  |  Casey Sandin
Executive In Charge Of ProductionJay Bastian  |  Tramm Wigzell  |  Brian E.S. Jones
Post Production ManagerScott Schnick
Casting AdministratorLiz Carroll
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