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Justice League (2001–2004) and Justice League Unlimited (2004–2006) were animated television shows based on the associated comic book series published by DC Comics, featuring their most popular characters.

Season One[edit]

Secret Origins[edit]

J. Allen Carter: [on Mars] Would you look at that? A little slice of Heaven.
Ed Reiss: If your idea of Heaven is a barren, lifeless rock.
J. Allen Carter: You have the soul of a poet.
Ed Reiss: Carter, we didn't come for the view. Our mission here is purely scientific. Are you getting any readings?

Superman: Medic!
Medic: [wheeling a stretcher over to where Superman is landing] What happened?
Superman: I'm not sure. [Superman lays Batman, unconscious, on a stretcher and flies away. The medic takes his pulse, then reaches for his mask.]
Batman: [grabbing her wrist] Don't even think about it.

Martian Manhunter: I came to warn you, but I was captured and imprisoned. They wouldn't listen.
Batman: Big surprise.
Martian Manhunter: I sense you don't trust me. Perhaps this will help. [after changing to a more human form] I am J'onn J'onzz.
[He offers his hand to Batman, who just stands there.]
Superman: Don't take it personally, J'onn. He doesn't trust anyone.
Martian Manhunter: [dryly] A wise policy.

Flash: Whoa! Where have you been all my life?
Wonder Woman: Themyscira.
Flash: Huh?
Hawkgirl: The home of the Amazons. I always thought it was merely a legend.
Wonder Woman: I assure you, it's as real as the ground on which we stand on. I am Diana, Princess of the Amazons.
Flash: Pinch me, I must be dreaming. (Superman elbows him) Ow!

Wonder Woman: So, J'onn J'onzz, you came from Mars to warn us?
Flash: This is just too weird.
Green Lantern: I've seen stranger things.

Flash: What's the problem? Can't you just whip up another batch of that nerve gas?
Martian Manhunter: Unfortunately, no. The gas can only be made from a rare Martian plant. I brought a sample with me, but it was destroyed when I was captured.
Flash: Uh, what's Plan B?

Green Lantern: Lady, this is no job for amateurs.
Wonder Woman: We Amazons are warriors born! Want to test me?
Superman: Lets not fight among ourselves. John, we're going to need all the help we can get.
Green Lantern: Fine. Sorry, "your highness". Tactically, we'll have multiple objectives. We'll need to split into teams.
Flash: Dibs on the Amazon! (cut to Flash and Green Lantern) You are no fun!

Superman: Are you always so eager to fight?
Hawkgirl: My homeworld, Thanagar, is a war-like world. There, one must strike first or die.

Imperium: You're hiding something. A secret in the recesses of your mind. Is this another of your Martian tricks?
Martian Manhunter: Do I sense fear?

[The League is in the watchtower for the first time.]
Superman:[looking out the window] Incredible...Do your stockholders know about this Bruce?
Batman: A line item hidden in the aerospace R&D budget.

Superman: I once thought I could protect the world by myself, but I was wrong. Working together, we saved the planet, and I believe that if we stay together as a team, we could be a force that could truly work for the ideals of peace and justice.
The Flash: What, like a bunch of... super friends?
Superman: More like a Justice League.
The Flash: You have no idea how corny that sounds.

Batman: I'm not really a people person. But, when you need help - and you will - call me.

In Blackest Night[edit]

Martian Manhunter: Wonder Woman is on another case, Superman's dealing with an earthquake and Batman would only say that he's "busy".
Hawkgirl: Typical.

(Hawkgirl has just critically damaged an attacking ship)
Superman: Hawkgirl!
Hawkgirl: What? (Superman flies off to prevent the ship from crashing) Oh, that.

[Flash catches Hawkgirl after getting thrown]
Flash: Aren't you gonna thank me?
Hawkgirl: Down, boy.

Flash: Asking the fastest man alive to slow things down? Won't be easy.

Third Judge: We don't want any doubt about our final judgement, do we?
Second Judge: No, we don't. But who will speak for John Stewart?
Flash: Don't you have any lawyers here?
Chief Judge: We solved our lawyer problem a long time ago.
Third Judge: However, you could speak for him, if you wish.
Second Judge: But be aware, if you lose, you'll share the same penalty as the accused.
Flash: The same penalty? You mean... that's crazy!
Chief Judge: No, that's how we solved our lawyer problem.

Flash: [buying time defending Green Lantern] Ahem. Right. Sure. But first, I'd like to say a few words about... about habeus corpus. Yeah, habeus corpus! And ipso... facto! Phi Beta Kappa!... [still defending Green Lantern] Have you asked yourself, "why this rush to judgment?" If the ring wasn't lit, you must acquit, and furthermore...

Flash: Uh, looks like we've got a surprise witness.
Prosecutor: Surprise witness? He was nowhere near the crime, what kind of witness could he be?
Flash: A big scary one.

Prosecutor: How much more must we hear? We demand an immediate judgment!
Flash: I object!
Judges: [in unison, clearly irritated] OVERRULED!

Flash: I'm sorry. I did everything I could.
Green Lantern: I wish you hadn't.
Flash: [being moved toward the execution chamber] Whoa, time out! I want an appeal!
Green Lantern: Will you show some dignity for once in your life?
Flash: This isn't right. We can't just sit here.
Green Lantern: We have to. Think of the others like us. We all need to be held accountable. We have too much power not to be.

Green Lantern: In brightest day, in blackest night, no evil shall escape my sight. Let those who worship evil's might, beware my power: Green Lantern's light!!

Guardian: We chose wisely when we offered you the ring.

The Enemy Below[edit]

Superman: You know, all this could have been avoided.
Aquaman: How?
Superman: Come and air your grievances at the World Assembly. Negotiate for peace.
Aquaman: You'd have me crawl to them like some beggar?
Superman: No. Stand before them like a king.

Green Lantern: We never should have left that sub down there. Now it's in the hands of that madman.
Wonder Woman: Aquaman's no madman. He's a king. He only wants to preserve and protect his own kind.
Green Lantern: So who's going to protect us from him?

Batman: I'll take it from here. [takes Deadshot away from the group]
Deadshot: You can't scare me, Batman.
Batman: [grabbing him] Let me give you one word of advice...
[Batman whispers something indistinct.]
Deadshot: Okay, I'll tell, I'll tell.
Wonder Woman: [to Superman] What did he say?
Superman: You don't want to know.
[N.B. In an interview, Kevin Conroy said that the words he whispered during the recording session were "I know where you live, Floyd."]

[Aquaman jumps off of a jetski and onto the back of a giant killer whale, which jumps through the air and lands on a large group of soldiers before submerging.]
Green Lantern: I saw it, but I still don't believe it.

Orm: Well, I'm off to avenge your deaths.

Superman: His own hand... I can't believe it.
Green Lantern: I told you he was a madman.
Mera: Is it madness to sacrifice all for someone you love?

Batman: There's not much time. If we can't shut that down, the entire world is doomed!
Green Lantern: I suppose this is a bad time to say "I told you so."

Injustice For All[edit]

Martian Manhunter: [to Luthor] So much for your image as a benevolent businessman. This is the end of an era.
Lex Luthor: The end of your era, maybe.

Superman: Lex, if there's anything I can do--
Lex Luthor: You've done more than enough.

[Luthor interrupts the Ultra-Humanite's opera program]
Lex Luthor: Humanite! How can you stand that caterwauling?!
Ultra-Humanite: Music is one of the meager pleasures I'm allowed in here, along with a few other necessities. You should try the culture channel. It might improve your disposition.
Lex Luthor: There's nothing wrong with my disposition that a little freedom wouldn't cure.
Ultra-Humanite: That's not what I hear.
Lex Luthor: ... I need your help. And I can make it worth your while.
Ultra-Humanite: What do I need with money?
Lex Luthor: Everyone needs money. The only question is, how much?

Hawkgirl: I'm used to being thanked when I save someone.
Batman: I'm not used to being saved.

Star Sapphire: Common criminals. Is this what I've been reduced to?
Lex Luthor: Criminals, yes. But common? Most certainly not.
Shade: Lex Luthor? Well, the plot thins.

Flash: And I had those flames out before the firemen even stepped off their trucks.
Hawkgirl: That's fast.
Flash: Fastest man alive.
Hawkgirl: Which might explain why you can't get a date.
Flash: Yeah... Hey! What's that supposed to mean?

[Luthor is knocked back during the battle with the Justice League]
Ultra-Humanite: There goes our paycheck. [catches him] I'd hate to see anything happen to you, Lex.
Lex Luthor: I'm sure!

[About Copperhead, who was captured after biting Batman]
Superman: I'm going down to interrogate him.
Batman: Alright. Let's go.
Superman: No, you're staying here. That venom almost killed you.
Batman: So?
Superman: SO, you're staying here.
Batman: [watches Superman leave] Right. [sits up and removes wrist IV]

[Batman, recovering from being poisoned, is typing at a computer.]
Martian Manhunter: You really should be resting. [Batman keeps typing] I know this must be hard for you, feeling vulnerable. You're the only one of us without special powers, but you don't need to prove yourself. You're a valued member of this team, and we're only trying to--
Batman: [Gets up] I'm taking the shuttle. Unless you want to try and stop me.
Martian Manhunter: [pauses] No. [moves out of the way]

[After the Injustice Gang fail to defeat the Justice League]
Lex Luthor: "The best at what you do". What was I thinking?!
Cheetah: We did everything we could.
Lex Luthor: Did you? Did you fight like your lives depended on it? Did you fight to the last man?
Shade: You get what you pay for, Luthor.
Lex Luthor: Are you saying you want MORE money? You want to be rewarded for failure? I oughta take the whole bunch of you and--
Solomon Grundy: [grabs him around the neck] And what?!
Lex Luthor: Go ahead! Do it! You'll be saving me months of bedpans and feeding tubes! And you'll also guarantee that none of you will ever see a penny from me!
Solomon Grundy: [pauses, then drops Luthor] You're crazy.
Joker: [entering] And what's wrong with that? It's done wonders for me!
Lex Luthor: [annoyed] Get out of here!
Joker: Oh, Lexy, I'm hurt! How could you have this little party without inviting me?
Joker: Lex, Lex, listen to someone who KNOWS. [whispering and pointing to Luthor's gun] Don't wait. Do it now.
Lex Luthor: You don't like my decisions? Leave! [pushes him away]
Joker: But seriously, Lex, you need me.
Lex Luthor: Like I need skin rash.
Joker: Maybe so, but I know something you don't know: I know how the Bat thinks!

[Superman and Flash interrogate Copperhead]
Copperhead: I keep telling you, I don't know anything! I'm just...
Superman, Flash and Copperhead: ... "an innocent victim of circumstances".
Flash: Yeah, yeah, we know.
[Superman grabs Copperhead and pushes him against a wall]
Superman: Copperhead, when are you going to get some sense and tell us where Luthor is?!
Copperhead: [not intimidated] Oooh, this must be the part where I get so scared, I spill my guts (!)
Superman: I'm warning you...
Copperhead: What are you gonna do, boy-scout? Short my sheets? Give me a wedgie?
Superman: [drops Copperhead, and turns to two guards] Take him back to a holding cell.
Copperhead: [being taken away] Hasta la vista! [hisses]
Flash: [sarcastically] That went well.
Superman: How does Batman do it?

[Cheetah is supposed to be guarding Batman, but they end up talking about her past]
Batman: So what happened then?
Cheetah: My research opened up whole new worlds. There was so much to do...
Batman: But so little funding.
Cheetah: You know about that?
Batman: You didn't have enough for research subjects, so you used yourself.
Cheetah: And now I'm a freak.
Batman: That's not what I see. I see someone who was willing to sacrifice everything for a cause she believed in.
Cheetah: [softens] How do you know so much about me?
Batman: Let's just say, cats aren't the only creatures who are curious.
Cheetah: [sidles up to him] Too much curiosity can be dangerous.
Batman: Maybe I like danger.
Cheetah: Do you?
Batman: [whispers] Try me.
[She kisses him]

[While Cheetah "guards" Batman]
Joker: She's been down there too long...
Lex Luthor: Forget it. There's no way I'm going to leave you alone with him.
Joker: But, Lexy, where's your sense of fun? Besides, it won't cost you a cent!

[Luthor stumbles, clutching his heart]
Shade: Maybe we should get paid now...

Lex Luthor: [as the villains desert him] No! We can still win if we lure them here! I have a plan, but we've got to stick together.
Solomon Grundy: Grundy not THAT dumb.

Joker: Hello, Kitty! [knocks Cheetah out with a high-voltage joy-buzzer] And they say I'm not a team player.

Lex Luthor: [attacking Superman with Kryptonite radiation] Why so surprised, Superman? It's a basic rule of business: turn every weakness into a strength. Of course, that's a lesson you won't live to appreciate.
Ultra-Humanite: Neither will YOU, Lex. [electrocutes him from behind]
Lex Luthor: [dazed] Et tu, Humanite? [passes out]

Joker: Whoopsie! Time to run. But there is still one unfinished piece of business...

Joker: No fair! How did you get free?!
Batman: I could have escaped any time. But I thought I'd hang around to keep an eye on you clowns. [punches Joker]
Joker: [dazed] You're dethpicable!
[Joker passes out. The corner of Batman's mouth turns up in a slight smile.]

Paradise Lost[edit]

Wonder Woman: I've got you little sister.
Cassie: You're not my sister!

Wonder Woman: (practicing for her return to Themyscira) "You look more radiant than ever, Mother..". No. (tries again) "Gone, Mother? I didn't go anywhere. I was in my room... alone... for eight months..". Definitely not. (tries again) "The world was in peril! Would you have me stand by and do nothing...?" Hera give me strength...

Wonder Woman: I am Diana, Princess of the Amazons! I won't be denied!

Flash: Picture it - The sun. The sea. Hundreds of women just like her running around, and me: the first man they've seen in... oh, maybe forever. Oh, and look what I brought: Iced mochas for everyone! Sweet.
Martian Manhunter: I fail to see the attraction.
Flash: Man, you really are from Mars.
Martian Manhunter: Perhaps we should concentrate on finding the relic.
Flash: No problem. (Flash grabs the crystal, speeds into the temple, and returns carrying the pot with the relic) See? That was easy. (a giant, fire breathing snake emerges from the ground) Or not!

Wonder Woman: [walking through a mall] It's like some kind of temple.
Superman: Yes, for those who worship their credit cards.

Batman: He swore revenge on those that mocked him, and several later disappeared under mysterious circumstances.
Wonder Woman: I have a pretty good idea what happened to them.
(Points to three stone faces with horrified looks)
Flash: EW!

Batman: Don’t touch that!
(Energy blast goes off and Batman drops to the floor to dodge it)
Flash: Oops.
Batman: Don’t touch anything! We don’t know what kind of powers we’re dealing with.
(The rest of The League quickly drops what they’re holding before Batman turns around)

[Descending to the gateway to Tartarus]
Flash: Ugh - what's that smell?
Wonder Woman: Don't ask.

Felix Faust: Thank you for your assistance. But now that your usefulness is over...Petropa kis--WHAT?!
(Flash runs past and steals the amulet)
Flash: You're not the only one with an ace up your sleeve.
Felix Faust: W-what is this?
(Batman swings in and knocks Faust to the ground)
Hippolyta: You brought men here? To Themyscira?!

Wonder Woman: What did you ever see in him?
Hippolyta: Ancient history.

War World[edit]

Mongul: Rebellion? There's not going to be any rebellion. Not if I can keep giving them fights - good ones. Enough to take their minds off their troubles.

Draaga: Shall I spare him my lord?
Mongul: What say the rest of you. (Crowd jeers) The people have spoken. LONG LIVE DEMOCRACY!

Draaga: Pathetic. The whole lot of you. Not a real warrior in the bunch. And you, the Kryptonian, you're the biggest disappointment of all. (Spits on Superman and walks away. Superman breaks out of his chains)
Alien: Why didn't you do that when Draaga was here?
Superman: It's called "turning the other cheek."

Alien: I don't know if he's brave or just plain crazy.

Green Lantern: Relax. All we want is information about our friends. You can talk to me... [points to Hawkgirl] Or you can talk to her. [Hawkgirl slaps her mace into one hand]

Mongul: Are you ready, Kryptonian?
Superman: I won't fight for your amusement, Mongul.

Superman: Draaga, we don't have to do this!
Draaga: You don't have a choice - neither of us does.

[Security robots are attempting to destroy Superman as the crowd (and the Martian Manhunter) look on.]
Martian Manhunter: No! The Kryptonian won! Don't you want to see him fight again?
Spectator: I gotta admit, he's a real champ!
Martian Manhunter: He's more than that - he's a Superman!

Mongul: Hear what they think of their new hero now? Game over!
Green Lantern: Not yet. We're going into overtime.

Superman: You've earned a chance for a whole new life.
Draaga: What's life without honor? I'm not worthy.
Superman: Draaga, the real test of honor isn't how you die. It's how you live.

The Brave And The Bold[edit]

Solovar: Get your stinking paws off me, you dirty human!

Flash: I can't think - I'm tired and hungry...
Detective: Maybe some coffee will help. How do you take it?
Flash: Cream and 37 sugars. [the detective starts, then looks at him incredulously] Really.

Flash: Let's see, after I caught the gorilla, he told me that...
Green Lantern: He talked to you?
Flash: Yeah, right after I stopped his car.
Green Lantern: I'm supposed to believe this?
Flash: Hey, we've both got a Martian's phone number on our speed dial. I think I deserve the benefit of the doubt here.

Grodd: (after punching Flash) That's for the banana. I hate bananas.

(Green Lantern blasts Solovar)
Solovar: Was that really necessary?
Green Lantern: Okay, so he can talk.

Flash: Weird. Am I the only one creeped out here? Where is everyone?
Solovar: Perhaps the shield frightened them.
Flash: Could be. But usually, when a city looks this empty, flesh-eating zombies are involved.
Green Lantern: You watch too many movies.
(Promptly afterwards, they hear a large crowd ranting)
Flash: Maybe you don't watch enough!

Dr. Sarah Corwin: [fires at Flash, only to suddenly find him next to her] How...
Flash: You blinked.

Gorilla Grodd: My apologies for the hasty exit, but I have a city to destroy!

Gorilla Grodd: People of Central City! The age of hairless, simple-minded humanity is over! Today, a new age dawns. Today, Grodd rules.
[Crowd cheers] Humans are slow, ugly, immoral, and have an unpleasant body odor!
Flash: Hey, who you calling slow?!
Green Lantern: Flash, don't heckle the super villain.

Solovar: Flash! I can't hold them off much longer!
Flash: How much do you weigh?
Solovar: About four hundred of your pounds. Why do you aAAAAAAAAAAAAAA-!!!

Grodd: You're a bigger fool than I thought.
Flash: Oh yeah?! Well, you're... naked!
Grodd: [preparing to don his helmet] The world will miss your sparkling intellect. Goodbye, Flash.

Flash: Not bad, huh? I outsmarted a super-genius!
Green Lantern: Guess you're not as dumb as you look.
Flash: Yeah! and I... Hey, I resent that! Nobody makes a monkey out of me!


[About Aresia]
Copperhead: I like her style.
Shade: A definite improvement over Luthor.

Saleswoman: It's the latest scent! Wear this, and you'll have to beat the men off with a stick.
Wonder Woman: Believe me - I don't need a stick.

Batman: So this Aresia is not really an Amazon?
Hawkgirl: She's an orphan. It's hard to imagine what that kind of trauma could do to a child.

Wonder Woman: Amazons don't steal. It's against our code. And we never leave the island.
Batman: Never?

Hawkgirl: But who wants to live in a world without men?
Wonder Woman: They can't possibly be that essential to your life.
Hawkgirl: Don't knock it 'til you've tried it, Princess.

Wonder Woman: If only Aresia could have learned to see the noble qualities of men.
Flash: [eating a donut] I definitely could have taught that bad babe a thing or two about guys. Too bad we never met. [washes it down with a soda; burps]
Wonder Woman: Maybe it's... just as well.


Sergeant O'Shaugnessy: Music Master! Put up your hands and drop the Stradivarius!
Music Master: Sorry, Sergeant - I don't take requests.

Hawkgirl: [strained, to Black Siren] So, you fight crime AND bake cookies. How DO you do it?

Green Lantern: I know it sounds corny, but those comics taught me what it meant to be a hero. Without them... well, maybe I wouldn't have this ring today.
Flash: Oh-KAY.

[Hawkgirl walks by with a tray of cookies.]
Flash: Hey, Cookie.
Hawkgirl: One word and you'll be the fastest man alive WITH A LIMP.

Ray Thompson: Can I come? Can I? Can I?
Martian Manhunter: I would hesitate to put the boy in harm's way.
Cat Man: Sure thing, little buddy!
Ray Thompson: Oh, boy!

Streak: Obviously the clue "fire" can mean only one thing. The plan to steal the fabled Flame of Rasputin. A precious ruby necklace on loan to the Seaboard City Museum!
Green Lantern: You know your stuff. It's an honor to fight beside you.
Streak: The feeling's mutual. You're a credit to your people, son.
Green Lantern: Uh... thanks?

Flash: Is it just me or they're the only cops around here?

Streak: [after Sir Swami escapes] A pity he uses his talents for evil, rather than entertain children at birthday parties.

Music Master: This calls for a little travelling music.

Music Master: Badaba to the fat lady - may she keep on singing!

Dr. Blizzard: If you'll excuse me, Mr. Mayor, but I'll be taking off with my "chill" gotten gains.
Flash: Chill out, Blizzard. We're putting you on ice!
Dr. Blizzard: Forgive me if I give you the cold shoulder.

Flash: Like I said, you never had a snowball's chance in-
Black Siren: Flash, look!
[Flash sees a truck full of dynamite on a collision course with a bus full of nuns, who gasp and cross themselves.]
Flash: You've gotta be kidding.

Dr. Blizzard: Ha! You can't escape my killing chill.
Flash: I'm just getting warmed up!

The Sportsman: What's this? New player? No matter, watch the birdie.
[Explosion throws Catman forward]
The Sportsman: Game, Set, Match.

Flash: That's it. I officially want to go home.

[The Justice Guild watch as Ray brutally attacks and defeats the Justice League]
Black Siren: WAIT! What if J'onn's right? That means that stopping Ray could destroy this world and everything in it!
[The Justice Guild linger for a moment, wondering what to do.]
Streak: We died once to save this Earth. And we can do it again.
[The Justice Guild attack Ray]
Ray Thompson: What is this!?
Tom Turbine: In Seaboard City, crime doesn't pay.
Ray Thompson: You can't! I made you!
Justice Guild in unison: Let justice prevail!

Hawkgirl: Are you okay?
Green Lantern: It's stupid really - why should I feel like this? I mean, they weren't even real.
Hawkgirl: They gave their lives for us. That's real enough for me.

A Knight Of Shadows[edit]

Jason Blood: Gone, gone the form of man. Rise the demon Etrigan!

Etrigan: For the past generation she has hidden from me, but I will never rest until her soul burns in the Eternal Pit.
Flash: And I thought Bats was creepy.

Etrigan: The witch has an amulet which can sense when I'm drawing near.
Flash: With that stench, who needs an amulet?

Etrigan: Heed me. She will tap into your deepest desires, and dangle them like a carrot in front of your nose. She will give you everything you dream of - but only until she gets what she wants.
Batman: The voice of experience?
Etrigan: [grumbles] Don't say I didn't warn you.

Morgaine le Fey: [after draining the Hall of Records clerk of her life energy] Youth is so wasted on the young. [looks around at the computers] Don't these people believe in books anymore?

Etrigan: I still don't trust that Martian. He's damaged goods.
Batman: I trust J'onn with my life.
Etrigan: I'll send flowers.

[Flash and Wonder Woman try to get into Harv Hickman's Halloween party]
Flash: Harv Hickman? The magazine publisher?
Wonder Woman: You know his work?
Flash: I, uh, only read it for the articles.

Flash: [elbowing through crowd] Sorry, official world-saving business.
Bouncer: Are you on the list?
Wonder Woman: This is an emergency. We're with the Justice League.
Bouncer: Heh. Sure, lady. [gestures to costumed party-goers, some dressed as superheroes] So are they.

Martian Manhunter: [to Batman] I know what I experienced was an illusion, but it felt so real. The urge to embrace it was more than I could bear. Sometimes I believe I would do anything to see my loved ones again. You can't imagine how that feels.

Wonder Woman: Let me understand this - you possess the most powerful object in the world, and yet all you wished for is money and women?
Harv Hickman: What else is there?

(chatting up the two models at the Hickman Mansion)
Flash: Superman? Yeah, he's a close personal friend...

(Diana bursts into the grotto)
Wonder Woman: Morgaine's here!
(A giant worm rears up behind them)
Flash: Yeah, I kind of figured that.

[After Morgaine le Fey successfully uses the Martian Manhunter to steal the Stone from the Watchtower]
Etrigan: You stupid, ignorant, pathetic excuses for heroes!
Wonder Woman: It can't be....
Etrigan: Oh, really, your highness?! Take another look! I pursued that witch for centuries, and yet you've blindly ignored my warnings and doomed the world!
Wonder Woman: Enough! [slaps him]
Etrigan: [rubs jaw] The truth hurts, doesn't it, Princess?
Wonder Woman: Why don't you go straight to--
Flash: [rushing in] More bad news!

Flash: [putting the Philosopher's Stone in the Watchtower vault] Ha. I'd like to see her try and get it now.
Etrigan: Be careful what you wish for, little man.
Flash: Well, aren't you a ray of sunshine? As far as I'm concerned, this mission's over. The world's safe again and I for one am gonna kick back. So go find some other house to haunt! (leaves)
Wonder Woman: He didn't mean that.
Etrigan: Do you think I care?

Flash: [After teleporting through dimensions] Ding! Fifth floor, hardware, sporting goods, evil sorceresses!

Wonder Woman: Flash is right. There's something unsettling about your friend. When he stares, it's like he's looking into my very soul.
Batman: True. But I'd rather have him with us than against us.

Modred: Get out of my castle! (Fires blasts at Flash and Wonder Woman)
Flash: Whoa, the kid's got chops too.
Wonder Woman: The rotten apple doesn't fall far from the tree.


Oil Driller: 870 feet. We drill much deeper, and we'll hit New Zealand.

Rex Mason: Still in uniform, I see - though it's not exactly standard Marine corps issue.
Green Lantern: I signed up with a new unit.
Rex Mason: So I heard.

Rex Mason: Working for an outfit like Stagg Enterprises does have its perks..
John Stewart: No kidding.
Rex Mason: But so must wearing that ring. A big hero like you makes a fortune on the side, right?
John Stewart: Mmm... it doesn't work like that. I've hardly got more than the clothes on my back.
Sapphire Stagg: (appearing) Well then, we simply must take you shopping.

Green Lantern: I've never thought much about the choices I've made. Maybe if I'd taken the other road, I'd be where Mason is now. Rich, successful...
Hawkgirl: (wryly) And engaged to a beautiful woman?
[He grins at her]

Bank Robber: [riding in armored car, sees Justice League] Uh-oh. Long-Johns at 10:00.

Sapphire Stagg: No wonder he always looked up to you.
John Stewart: Me? He's the one who had it made.
Sapphire Stagg: No. He watches you on the news all the time. He still misses it—being in action, saving people's lives. I think he'd trade places with you in a minute.

The Savage Time[edit]

Superman: Prepare the landing bay. We’re coming in.
Batman: Just when I was starting to enjoy the peace and quiet.
Superman: Same old Bats.

Stormtrooper: Let's see your identity papers. Now!
Flash: Sorry, but my identity's a secret. Chicks dig that whole "man of mystery" thing.

Flash: Bats, you're starting to scare me.
Alternate Batman: I scare a lot of people.

Alternate Batman: The resistance might be able to use you, but you're going to have to prove we can trust you.
Green Lantern: Are you kidding? You've known us for years!
(Bruce takes a gun from one of his soldiers and points it at Lantern's face without a flicker of expression)
Alternate Batman: You must have me confused with someone else.

(On a speeding train, the League are all thrown into a pile)
Hawkgirl: Whose hand is that?
Flash: Sorry.

Martian Manhunter: You understand that if we do change the past, you - this version of you - will never have existed?
Alternate Batman: Nothing would make me happier.

Flash: Great Jumpin' Hera!

Superman: Friends of yours?
Hawkgirl: They are now.

Vandal Savage: [seeing Martian Manhunter] Who would have thought the Übermensch would be green?
Martian Manhunter: Übermensch?
Vandal Savage: The superior man. Those destined to lead the world.
Martian Manhunter: I thought that was your goal.
Vandal Savage: My only desire is peace, progress, unity...
Martian Manhunter: With you in charge, of course.
Vandal Savage: Why not?

Vandal Savage: I'm not from the future... [gestures to a laptop computer] but this is. Sixty years from now, it will be a child's toy. But today, it's the most powerful weapon on Earth.

Martian Manhunter: (observing the recording of Vandal Savage's future self) You age gracefully.
Vandal Savage: You have no idea.

Vandal Savage: Knowing the future, how can I not succeed?
Martian Manhunter: I've seen your future. It doesn't work.

Wonder Woman: You're a strange one, Steve Trevor. You have no special powers, yet you're willing to risk your life here. Aren't you afraid of dying?
Steve Trevor: Some things are worth dying for, Angel.

Green Lantern: I've got a plane to catch!
Sgt. Rock: You can't stop 'em single-handed!
Green Lantern: Watch me!

Green Lantern: You're not going anywhere!
Vandal Savage: You think you can kill me? You're welcome to try.

Green Lantern: Say your prayers, Savage!
Vandal Savage: A god doesn't grovel.

Green Lantern: What took you?
Hawkgirl: I had to fix my hair.

Superman: Batman! It’s really you! [hugs him]
Batman: ...Am I missing something?
Superman: Sorry, it’s just that... well, it’s a long story.

Season Two[edit]


Martian Manhunter: I was just thinking... you, me, Wonder Woman, Superman - we are all of us orphans and exiles.
Hawkgirl: Maybe we should call ourselves the "Just Us League."

Desaad: You knew going into that sector was a violation of our treaty with New Genesis.
Darkseid: It was a calculated risk. You have served me well, General. Take as many of them with you as you can.
Steppenwolf: (stares for a second then bows) As you command, my lord.

Highfather: We know of your mad ambitions, Darkseid. This is your final warning: break the treaty again and you will be destroyed.

Desaad: It was a fool's errand. (Darkseid is angered) Uh, what I mean to say is...
Darkseid: No one questions me, Desaad. (Darkseid vaporizes Desaad) No one.

Kalibak: Father! Father, do you see?!
Darkseid: Be still, fool. I'm not blind.
Kalibak: But what is it?
Darkseid: It's death.

Darkseid: Even as we speak, Apokolips is being assimilated by the Kryptonian menace known as Brainiac.
Superman: You're lying. I destroyed him.
Darkseid: Apparently, he is harder to kill than you realized.

[Darkseid informs Superman that Brainiac is still alive and is now attacking Apokolips]
Darkseid: You know his pattern, Kal-El. Once he's finished siphoning the memory banks and technology of my planet...
Superman: He'll annihilate it. Good.

Hawkgirl: So what are you saying? You'd sacrifice millions of lives just because you don't like this guy?
Superman: You don't know Darkseid like I do.
Batman: We know he used you, humiliated you, brainwashed you, wound you up like a tin soldier and turned you loose against Earth. [Gets right up in Superman's face] Cry me a river. On the outside chance that this isn't one of his schemes, we have to take action - so I suggest you get over it.
Martian Manhunter: Brainiac has already destroyed countless civilizations, and now he threatens another. Do you want this to be the legacy of your people?

Wonder Woman: Let me get this straight: Orion is Darkseid's own son?
Batman: New Genesis and Apokolips have been at war for centuries. Apparently, Darkseid and Highfather exchanged sons as part of some kind of peace treaty... (Wonder Woman looks at Batman) Sounds wacky to me, too.

Wonder Woman: Who are you?
Forager: They call me Forager.
Batman: Do you know someone named Orion?
Forager: Orion! I am just an unworthy Bug; Orion is a god who is far above us.
Wonder Woman: You're too modest. You've shown courage, compassion...
Forager : No, no, you don't understand! All the gods are far above us. (Points up into the sky towards Supertown)
Batman: I'm gonna need a longer grapple.

Brainiac: Welcome, Kal-El. Once I offered you the chance to join me in carrying on the legacy of Krypton. Today, I renew that offer.
Superman: You must be joking.
Brainiac: Why do you reject your great heritage? The entire history of your planet, its knowledge and splendor, its awe and mystery are encoded within me.
Hawkgirl: Superman, don't--
[Superman stops her]
Brainiac: I am Krypton.
Superman: You're a perversion, dishonoring the very memory of my father and all my people.
Brainiac: And this is your final decision?
Superman: Read my lips: Go. To-- [Brainiac cuts him off]
Brainiac: Unfortunate - but predictable.

Highfather: It's hard, isn't it? But we must lovingly tend our garden if we want it to grow strong and tall.
Sera: I hate this.
Highfather: What's wrong, child?
Sera: I've tried, Highfather, really I have, but look! [Gestures to the small rosebush she's laboring over]
Highfather: Patience, my dear. Everything has a purpose, and a place.
Sera: Everything? [Flicks a large caterpillar off of a leaf]
Highfather: Given time.

Batman: [to Diana] Next time I let Superman take charge, just hit me. Real hard.

Brainiac: You deceived me, Darkseid. Used me.
Darkseid: It's what I do.

Darkseid: [to Superman] You of all people should know that the universe is filled with chaos, confusion and uncertainty. I will tear it down to nothing, and then rebuild it, bringing order and discipline at last. Think of it, Superman - a new universe created in my image.

[Martian Manhunter is using one of Brainiac's bodies as a shield as he uses the body's arm to shoot at the others.]
Batman: Having fun?
Martian Manhunter: Yes.

Darkseid: I'm glad to see growing up with Highfather hasn't made you soft and weak. You make an old man proud. But I won't let you or anyone else stand in my way! (Darkseid bearhugs Orion into unconsciousness) Spare the rod...

Superman: Any minute now, Brainiac will explode. And guess what? You're going with him. (Darkseid reaches for Orion's Mother Box but Superman destroys it with his heat vision) No, Darkseid. To get off this rock, you'll have to go through me.
Darkseid: You really are a glutton for punishment. Time and again, I've beaten you, humbled you. What makes you think today's outcome will be any different?
Superman: Because this time, I won't stop until you're just a greasy smear on my fist. Let's go.

Darkseid: This is where you belong, Superman, under my heel!

Wonder Woman: Wait! Where is Superman?
Batman: That idiot! [to others] I'll get him. The rest of you take off. Now!

Darkseid: [Trapped on an exploding asteroid after Batman forces Superman to abandon their fight] Loser.

[Superman watches the destroyed asteroids in the sky. Batman comes to him]
Batman: Nothing could have survived that. Not even Darkseid.
Superman: You know something, Bruce? [turns to Batman and walks right up in his face] You're not always right.

Tabula Rasa[edit]

Wonder Woman: Hera help us!
Green Lantern: She'd better - no one else can.

Lex Luthor: Help me. I'm...
Mercy Graves: Sick... dying... and you couldn't do it somewhere else?

Amazo: [upon scanning Batman] You don't have any powers.
Batman: I have this. [Pulls out piece of kryptonite. Amazo begins to suffer its effects.] It's a package deal. You get our powers, but you get our weaknesses too.
[Amazo jumps off the building into the sewer.]
Hawkgirl: You always carry a piece of kryptonite with you?
Batman: Call it insurance.
Hawkgirl: And they say I'm scary.

[Martian Manhunter lands in front of Amazo]
Lex Luthor: You know what to do!
Martian Manhunter: [calmly] Yes. You know.
[Amazo scans J'onn and gains his abilities]
Lex Luthor: Nothing can stop you now! You have all their powers!
Martian Manhunter: Use them well.
[Amazo reads Lex's mind, and realizes that he's been lied to.]

Flash: I say we let 'em waste each other.
Hawkgirl: Since when do we do what you say?
Amazo: So small, all of you. And so meaningless. There's nothing I want from you anymore. None of you has anything to offer me now.
[Amazo flies into space]
Wonder Woman: Where did he go?
Martian Manhunter: Where gods belong.
Lex Luthor: Oh stop. He's just a machine. I don't care how much power he has, he's no god.
Superman: Then why do I have a feeling that if he ever comes back, you're going to be doing a lot of praying?
Martian Manhunter: Perhaps we'll all be praying.

Only A Dream[edit]

John Dee: And I thought I'd actually have to break a sweat!
Superman: (Flying in) I'll be doing the breaking around here!
John Dee: (Transforms into a giant and crushes him between his hands) Yes. You break very nicely.

Police Officer: Hold it right there, Grundy! This is as far as you go!
[Grundy lifts a dumpster.]
Copperhead: Are you crazy?!
Grundy: No, MAD!
Copperhead: I'm so dead...

Flash: Say no more.
Batman: I wasn't intending to.

Flash: What were you working on?
Martian Manhunter: Nothing. I was taking a nap.

Copperhead: [jumps onto Hawkgirl's back] You're flying me outta here now, lady!
[Hawkgirl flies straight up into the air, then stops]
Copperhead: Well? Get me outta here!
Hawkgirl: And what if I don't?
Copperhead: [flicks his tongue] I give you your last kiss...
Hawkgirl: And you fall forty stories.
[Copperhead looks down in terror]
Hawkgirl: [smiles] Didn't really think this through, did you?

[Grundy crashes after a huge fall]
Hawkgirl: [to Copperhead (who's still clinging to her)] He'll live. You won't.
Copperhead: I'm not scared!
Green Lantern: Then maybe this'll help: you do anything to her, and you won't even make it to the ground.

Green Lantern: Good bluff.
Hawkgirl: Who was bluffing?

Green Lantern: Look, whatever he is, he's sure not in the same league as Grundy and the others. He's a nobody.
Batman: Ever read the Odyssey? After Odysseus was caught by the cyclops, he told it his name was "Nobody". So when he poked its eye out and its friends asked who did it, all the cyclops could say was "nobody".
Green Lantern: Point taken.

Child: That was some sweet banter, Uncle Flash, but what's a cur?
Flash: It's... a bad person! I guess...
Child: Ok... So why didn't you just say that?
Flash: Well, I...
Child: And do people really talk so much when they fight?
Flash: I, uh... Hey! How'd you like a snack?

[After Flash opens the fridge, finding a huge frog inside]
Child: Where's my food?
The Flash: Are you French?
Child: No.
The Flash: Then there's no food.
Child: You'll do. [Boy bites The Flash's left leg]

Batman: Don't worry. I'm used to late hours.

Batman: (Barging into a coffee shop) Give me a triple. Now!

Doctor Destiny: Coming here was the mistake of your life. See, the closer I am to someone, the stronger I get. I'll be able to go in your brain, even if you're wide awake.
Batman: My brain's not a nice place to be.

Doctor Destiny: What's that stupid song going through your mind?
Batman: It's what's keeping you out, Johnny.

Doctor Destiny: You know, I could let you go. You're a distraction now. And it's the others who have the real problems. We're like insects to them. They step on us, ruin our lives, and they don't even realize it. But you're different. You don't have any special powers.
Batman: Oh, I have one, Johnny: I never give up. (Batman starts humming the 'Frere Jacques' tune)

Maid Of Honor[edit]

[Wonder Woman has been swamped by admiring men, all eagerly asking questions about her famous battles.]
Bruce Wayne: [offering his hand] May I have this dance?
Princess Diana: [seizing the escape] Yes! [He leads her to the dance floor.] Thank you, Mr...?
Bruce Wayne: Wayne. Bruce Wayne.
Princess Diana: I appreciate the rescue.
Bruce Wayne: I'm surprised to see you here. From what I've heard, this isn't really your sort of affair.
Princess Diana: I've decided to get out more, have a little fun.
Bruce Wayne: [twirls her] Enjoying yourself so far?
Princess Diana: More than I expected. How about you? What brings you to The City Of Lights?
Bruce Wayne: I never miss a good party. I may also have to attend to some business while I'm in town.

Princess Audrey: Stay back! You can't approach without my permission!
Militant Kaznian Dissident: [points a gun at her] Permission, yes?

[the roof breaks as Kazian revolutionaries slide into the room on cables.]
Bruce Wayne/Diana: [simultaneously] Excuse me.
[Bruce starts to hurry away, loosening his tie, but seeing Diana dive into the fight, he re-adjusts it and meanders through the room, dodging the Kaznians that Wonder Woman throws, nibbling on appetizers.]

Batman: Who are you working for?
Thief: [in Kaznian] You can't understand a word I'm saying and I wouldn't tell you anything if you could.
Batman: [in Kaznian] I can... [advances on him menacingly] ...and you will.

Princess Audrey: [being hounded by paparazzi] Would you be a dear and pummel them mercilessly?
Princess Diana: [lifts her into the air] I don't think that'll be necessary. [flies away]
Princess Audrey: WHOO-HOO!

Princess Audrey: Don't worry - I won't tell anyone that our great hero has feet of clay.
Princess Diana: You have no idea.

Batman: You're keeping late hours.
Diana: You should talk.

Colonel Vox: Apparently you didn't get the message. Let me make it loud and clear!

Princess Audrey: Vandal, what do you think you are doing?
Vandal Savage: (counting on his fingers) Destroying the Justice League, building a railgun, assuming total dominion over the nations of the earth...

(J'onn, Flash, Lantern, and the crew leave the space station)
Flash: Hey, we can't just leave, what's to stop somebody else from taking control of that thing.
(the space station explodes)
Green Lantern: That.

Batman: You're in my way! [Hits Vandal Savage with a chair]

Wonder Woman: You know, we never did get to finish our dance.
Batman: [showing no reaction] I don't know what you're talking about.
Wonder Woman: If you say so. [takes his arm] But you're still taking me dancing.

Hearts And Minds[edit]

(in the Watchtower infirmary)
Flash: Lucky for The Big K we've got Martian care on our League HMO.
Martian Manhunter: Bolovax physiology is very similar to my own.
Hawkgirl: And how much of this is guesswork?
Martian Manhunter: I would rather not say.

Flash: And what about this Katma Tui?
Kilowog: I'm not sure what happened to her. She was the Green Lantern who trained John.
Hawkgirl: They must have been close.
Kilowog: Very close.

[Flash and Kilowog check John's apartment for his power battery; Flash searches the fridge]
Flash: Aha, I knew it! Johnny does have a kink in his armor. Bob and Terry's.
[offers Kilowog ice cream; he eats it, container and all]
Kilowog: Delicious!
Flash: Riiight. Stick with me big guy, I'll open up a whole new world for you. [Runs over to TV] Hey, check this out! People's exhibit B; Old Yeller.
[Shows Kilowog the videocassette; he eats it.]
Kilowog: Delicious!

Despero: Feel the power of my rage! Feel the power of my hate!

Flash: Ah, you must be the mystery woman.
Katma Tui: And you must be?
Flash: Delighted to meet you.

Katma Tui: So, do you still snore?
Green Lantern: I wouldn't know.
Katma Tui: Well, I'd like to stay and relive old times, but...it's the same drill as before.
Green Lantern: Duty calls.
Katma Tui: Duty calls.

Despero: Go! The conquest begins now! Emblaze in my word and will across the cosmos!

[John discovers he can no longer use his ring properly]
Katma Tui: Then we start over. I trained you once, I can do it again.
Green Lantern: Back to basics? I don't think so.
Katma Tui: The problem with half the Corps, you included, is that once you learn to use your rings like jackhammers, you forget the subtleties of manipulation and control!
Green Lantern: I know, I know - "the mind is the weapon, not the metal."
Katma Tui: At least you remember that much. It's time to relearn what you've learned.
Green Lantern: Now you sound like Yoda.
Katma Tui: Look, you have two choices: let me help you retune your mental disciplines, or you can live with your emerald impotence.
[Flash walks by at the last word]
Flash: Impotence? [John and Katma look at him] Right...I-I was just goin' over there...
[Speeds off]

Hawkgirl: Are you going to need all those power cells?
Green Lantern: If that's what it takes. I can still pull my weight, you know. There's more to me than just a fancy ring.
Hawkgirl: I've always known that, John.

Despero: (After binding Katma to the power of Py'tar) Now, who's next? (He goes over to Hawkgirl)
Green Lantern: Keep away from her!
Despero: The wings give her an exotic quality, wouldn't you agree? I don't think I'll put her in the army. I have just the place for her. As one of my personal attendants.
Green Lantern: Don't even think about it.

A Better World[edit]

[The Justice League is attacking the White House, with Luthor in the Oval Office]
President Luthor: [to himself] They couldn't see the beauty! No imagination! They'd rather fight!
[Superman bursts into the office]
Lord Superman: Even this wasn't enough for you, was it? You had to have it all. Now we're on the brink of a war that could destroy the whole planet!
President Luthor: ... Could've been so perfect... paradise...
Lord Superman: And I let it get this far because of the law. And the will of the people.
President Luthor: [laughing] The people?! This is all their fault! And they're gonna burn for it! Burn!
Lord Superman: You're nothing but a mad dog now, aren't you?
President Luthor: Ooh, a threat! But this old dog still has a few teeth!
[Pulls out a drawer with a control box, and poises his finger above a red button. There is a pause.]
Lord Superman: There are at least six different ways I can stop you right now.
President Luthor: But they all involve deadly force, don't they? And you don't do that. [Superman is silent] No. You need me. You wouldn't be much of a hero without a villain, and you do love being a hero, don't you? The cheering children, the swooning women - you love it so much, it's made you my most reliable accomplice!
Lord Superman: Accomplice?! What're you--
President Luthor: You could have crushed me any time you wanted. And it wasn't the law or the will of the people that stopped you - it was your ego. Being a hero was too important to you. You're as much responsible for this as I am! So go ahead. Fix it somehow, put me on trial, lock me up - but I'll beat it. And then we'll start the whole thing all over again.
Lord Superman: ...I did love being a hero. But if this is where it leads... I'm done with it.

[Lord Green Lantern and Lord Hawkgirl arrive at the college protest]
Lord Green Lantern: Punks.
Lord Hawkgirl: Remember when everyone liked us?
Lord Green Lantern: Since when does that matter to you?
Lord Hawkgirl: Since I started seeing the fear on everyone's face.
Lord Green Lantern: You wanna talk about fear? When I was a kid, I went to bed every night scared that the whole world was going to blow up. That's the way things were back then, and folks just accepted it. They didn't think there could be a better way. Well, we found one.
Lord Hawkgirl: So, do you sleep better now?
Lord Green Lantern: You know I do.

[Lord Superman eating soup with Lois Lane at her Apartment]
Lord Superman: Cold.
Lois Lane: It's Gazpacho, it's supposed to be.
Lord Superman: I wasn't talking about the soup. You gonna tell me what's wrong?
Lois Lane: After 2 years, you don't know?
Lord Superman: Here we go.
Lois Lane: The world's on permanent lock down, free speech is all but dead, and you don't know what's wrong?
Lord Superman: Lois, we've been over this a thousand times. Why can't you see the bigger picture?
Lois Lane: I can see just fine, thank you. You're the one who can't see where this is leading.
Lord Superman: Lois, we're doing everything we can to-- [Lord Superman's Comlink beeps] Just a sec. Yeah?
Lois Lane: Go ahead, finish. You're doing everything you can to what, make sure everyone bows down, and worship you? Is that it?
Lord Superman: That's not what we want! Can't you just listen for a second?!
Lord Batman: Ah, love. Sorry to interrupt, but I need to see you and the others.
Lord Superman: I'm busy.
Lord Batman: Now.
Lord Superman: I gotta go.
Lois Lane: We're not done with this.
Lord Superman: I know. Believe me, I know.
Lois Lane: You can't just write me off, like-like i'm some kind of hysterical-- [Lois tries to follow Lord Superman out the door but is stopped by two Police Officers ]
Police Officer A: Sorry, Ms. Lane. But you know the rules: No leaving the premises, no unauthorized guests, no phone calls.
Lois Lane: Can't speak my mind, can't think.
Police Officer B: It's only temporary, ma'am. They gave us their word.
Lois Lane: Sucker. [Closes the door]

Batman: [Referring to the Justice Lords' Martian Manhunter] Have you read his mind yet?
Martian Manhunter: Martians don't do that to one another.
Batman: Can't? Or won't?
Martian Manhunter: Both.

Batman: You've thought of everything.
Lord Batman: No. Just everything you'll ever think of.

[Batman is imprisoned; The Flash rapidly pushes buttons on a nearby control panel.]
Batman: What are you doing?
The Flash: Trying every possible combination.
Batman: 9-1-9-3-9. [Date that the first Batman comic was published in Detective Comics]
[Flash pauses, then punches it in, opening the door.]
Flash: How'd you know?
Batman: They're the numbers I use. How did you get out?
Flash: I sped up my heart until it looked like it flat-lined.
Batman: I didn't know you could do that.
Flash: Neither did I, but I had to come up with something if you weren't going to.
Batman: I couldn't - not with him anticipating everything I could ever think of. But who could anticipate you?

Lord Batman: What are you hiding for?
Batman: I do my best work in the dark.
Lord Batman: I used to think that, too. But what have you ever accomplished from there, aside from scaring a few punks half to death? Putting a few more in jail?
Batman: It all adds up.
Lord Batman: Not fast enough. If you really want to make a difference, want to change the system instead of just patching it, you can't be subtle. You've got to step into the sunlight. Take over, like we did.

Lord Batman: Think about it - a world where there's no crimes. No victims. No pain.
Batman: And no choice! Who elected you, anyway?
Lord Batman: Who elected you? The problem with democracy is, it doesn't keep you very safe.
Batman: It has other virtues. But you seem to have forgotten that.
Lord Batman: I didn't forget! I just chose peace and security instead.
Batman: You grabbed power!
Lord Batman: And with that power, we've made a world where no eight-year-old boy will ever lose his parents...because of some punk with a gun!
Batman: [pauses, then drops his Batarang] You win.

Batman: They're as strong as we are and just as smart, but they're willing to kill.
Superman: What are you saying - that we have to be willing to kill too? I won't cross that line.
Batman: How else can we stop them?
Superman: You're the smart one. You figure it out.
Batman: We can't do it. Not unless we cross some kind of line.

Flash: Wow, Supes, you really know how to bring down the house! (Justice Lord Superman picks Flash up and raises his fist but then hesitates) Can't do it, can you? I'm the last piece of your conscience, and this is the one thing you'll never do.
Lord Superman: I've done a lot of things I thought I'd never do these past two years. One more won't hurt.

Lex Luthor: (aiming a weapon) This would be so sweet. (hands it to Superman) But... a deal's a deal.
Green Lantern: What deal?
Superman: A full pardon in exchange for his help.
Lord Superman: Everything he does from now on is your fault!
Superman: It's a high price - but it's better than the alternative.

[Lex Luthor gives an interview after his pardon]
Lex Luthor:...but I can't take full credit. I never would have been able to reconfigure the Disruptor without Superman's high-speed assistance.
Reporter 1: Where is it now?
Lex Luthor: I believe Superman has it. That was part of our arrangement.
Reporter 2: Where do you go from here? Back to running LexCorp?
Lex Luthor: Oh, the business-world doesn't seem as challenging as it used to. And there's no poetry in it either. I have been giving some thought to...politics.


Green Lantern: (to Flash) Why do you need a van? Wait - don't answer that; I don't wanna know.

(The Flash makes a surprise appearance on Gordon Godfrey's TV show)
Glorious Godfrey: Ladies and gentlemen, it seems we have an unexpected guest. Not that we should be surprised. I mean, you're a superhero. You don't have to wait for an invitation. You go where you want, when you want. Right?
Flash: Yeah, but... we're the good guys!
Glorious Godfrey: Of course you are! And I'm sure you can account for the fact that since your so-called 'Justice League' formed, white-collar crime is up three percent!
Flash: White-collar? That's not really our...
Glorious Godfrey: Or maybe you'd care to explain why, on your watch, 50 percent of marriages now end in divorce... and the other 50 percent in death!

Flash: This bites! Your commercial's stupid, you're a no-talent hack and your doughnuts are stale! I'm outta here fast, fast, fast!

Glorious Godfrey: Role models? Look, I've seen showgirls with more modesty than this so-called "Wonder Woman".
(Wonder Woman smashes the TV screen with her fist)
Wonder Woman: I will not tolerate this!
Green Lantern: Princess, I don't like Godfrey anymore than you do, but in this country, the man's entitled to his opinion. However boneheaded it is.
Flash: Democracy in action. Hey, didn't the Greeks invent that?
(Wonder Woman walks over to the window and looks at her outfit)
Wonder Woman: And what's wrong with the way I dress?!
Flash: Uh... you wanna take that?

The Flash: Where do these nuts come from?

Green Lantern: He torched the sewers.
Flash: (Grinning) I was wondering what that smell was.

(Flash and Green Lantern looking after an unconscious Wonder Woman)
Flash: She doesn't look so hot.

Flash: Let's say I believe you, how do we stop it - uh, them?
Mophir: Two ways. Pure light from Mophir's gem drives spirits back into Heart of Darkness.
Flash: Great. What's the second way?
Mophir: Separate host's head from body.
Flash: ... Bummer.

Green Lantern: (possessed) You've lost, human.
Flash: Maybe you're right. Maybe it is hopeless. But like Granny Flash used to say: "Why curse the dark, when you can light up a 700,000 watt candle!!"

Superman: How can we stop it?
Martian Manhunter: There is one possibility. To halt the process we would need to create an Einstein-Rosen Bridge to drain off the affecting anti-fusion matter.
Flash: Create a what to do what?
Hawkgirl: Make a wormhole to suck away the bad stuff.
Flash: Oh.

Green Lantern: Bring home the gold, hotshot.

Hawkgirl: [on audio] Lantern, is he...?
Green Lantern: He's in one piece. I think he's alright. [to an unconscious Flash] You hear me, buddy? You better be alright!

Flash: [dreaming] Oh... Swirly lights... fuzzy grilled cheese... [wakes up] Huh? What happened?
Wonder Woman: Flash, you did it!
Superman: You saved everyone today.
Wonder Woman: How are you feeling?
Flash: Actually, kind of faint! (to Wonder Woman) I think I need some mouth-to-mouth.
Hawkgirl: He's fine.

The Terror Beyond[edit]

Superman: That went well.
Hawkgirl: What, you expected her to confess to an act of war?
Wonder Woman: She's royalty. You were needlessly disrespectful.
Hawkgirl: Standard interrogation technique. I was bad cop.
Superman: You're always bad cop.
Hawkgirl: Why play against type?

Solomon Grundy: Bird-nose help Grundy? But Bird-nose and her friends hate Grundy.
Hawkgirl: Grundy help Bird-nose, Bird-nose help Grundy, okay? Excuse me, Hawkgirl smash.

Doctor Fate: Be on your guard.
Icthultu: Speak not until spoken to, dust mote.
Hawkgirl: Okay, that was just rude.
Icthultu: Wind mote. Who are you?
Hawkgirl: Shayera Hol. Hawkgirl.
Icthultu: You have the stench of the Thanagarians upon you.
Hawkgirl: Says the giant squid.
Icthultu: Definitely Thanagarian. I will speak to the Hawkgirl before I destroy her. You others are of no interest.

Icthultu: Speak to me, child of Thanagar.
Hawkgirl: Nothing to say. I've got a gesture for you, but my hands are tied.
Icthultu: How I've missed your people's spirit.
Hawkgirl: We don't miss you. We outgrew you, thousands of years ago!
Icthultu: I gave your people everything. Why did you forsake me?
Hawkgirl: Forsake?! We threw you out! The price for your favours was too high.
Icthultu: My tribute was equitable. I earned your faith.
Hawkgirl: Really? What's a fair price for the souls of my ancestors?!
Solomon Grundy: [overhearing] Snake-face steal souls? Give Grundy back his soul, Snake-face, or Grundy crush!

[Shayera is poised to finish off the evil Icthultu.]
Icthultu: You will not do this thing, Shayera Hol of Thanagar. Icthultu still has faith in you.
Hawkgirl: So do I.

Solomon Grundy: Grundy thinks he is going away now...
Hawkgirl: No! Just hang on!
Solomon Grundy: Do you think Grundy's soul is waiting for him?
Hawkgirl: Grundy, I don't believe... [Grundy smiles gently and Hawkgirl smiles back tearfully] Yes, it's waiting for you.
Solomon Grundy: Then... Grundy gets his reward. [dies]

Hawkgirl: He was happy at the end. I still don't understand why.
Aquaman: It's faith, Hawkgirl. You're not supposed to understand it. You just have it.

[Grundy's epitaph]
Solomon Grundy. Born On A Monday.

Secret Society[edit]

Shade: Now I get it. You're trying to set up another Injustice Gang, aren't ya?
Giganta: We call it a Society. A Secret Society.
Shade: Call it what you want, it won't work. I know, I've tried. Twice!
Grodd: What's that old saying? Third time's the charm.

[during "practice"]
Flash: [after Batman blows up a robot] Hey! That was my bad guy!
Batman: [to Green Lantern] Happy? [walking away] Call me when it's important. And not before.

Clayface: What kind of a guy would lock somebody up and keep him as if he was property?
Killer Frost: It was sick, honey. But you don't have to worry about him anymore. [Smiles] Nobody has to.

Clayface: You didn't think I'd come here without reinforcements, did ya?
Batman: Wish I'd thought of that. [door blows in behind him, revealing the rest of the Justice League, Batman smiles] Oh, wait. (smug grin) I DID.

Shade's Thug: [being held upside down off a roof] Who do you think you are, Batman?
Flash: It's been a long night. Just tell me where Shade is, okay?
Shade's Thug: Look, buddy, I know Batman. I once ratted out a counterfeiter to Batman. And believe me, you are no Bat- (Flash drops him) -MAAAAAAAAAAANNNN!

Flash: [standing over "unconscious" Sinestro] Looks like I didn't need you after all, yo. But you can help me tie him up.
Batman: ...Catch. [shoots Flash in the chest with a grapple] The real Flash would've been too fast for that. [shocks him, revealing Clayface]
Clayface: What gave me away?
Batman: You overplayed your part, yo.
Grodd: Everyone's a critic.

Hawkgirl: You don't care about me.
Green Lantern: What are you talking about? I'd give my life for you!
(awkward pause)
Hawkgirl: You don't know what you're saying.

Giganta: [to Superman] Wouldn't hit a woman, would you?
Wonder Woman: I would. [slams her down]


[Wonder Woman blocks a bolt of lightning from the Weather Wizard with her bracelets.]
The Flash: There are so many reasons why that shouldn't have worked.

Kalibak: I just flattened Wonder Woman! You really think you can beat me?
Batman: I'm not trying to beat you. I'm trying to stall you.
Kalibak: Stall me? For what? [Superman appears behind him] Aw- [gets punched in the face]
Superman: For what it's worth, I don't think you could've taken Batman, either.

[Superman has been apparently killed; Wonder Woman grabs Toyman.]
Toyman: What are you going to do to me?
Wonder Woman: I'm going to punch a hole in your head.
The Flash: We don't do that to our enemies.
Wonder Woman: Speak for yourself!
The Flash: I'm trying to speak for Superman.

The Flash: I used to be able to goof around so much because I knew Superman had my back. Now all I've got is his example, and that's gonna have to be enough.

[Lex Luthor walks into Superman's funeral.]
Lois Lane: Luthor! How dare you show your face here!
Lex Luthor: Lois, I-- [Lois slaps him]
Lois Lane: You've come to gloat! You've tried to get rid of him for years! Are you happy now? Isn't this what you've always wanted? I hate you! I HATE YOU! ... [breaks down into tears]
Lex Luthor: [takes her into his arms] Believe it or not, I'm going to miss him, too.

Martian Manhunter: Though we gather here today, bound together in sorrow and loss, we share a precious gift. We are, all of us, privileged to live a life that has been touched by Superman. The Man of Steel possessed many extraordinary gifts, and he shared them with us freely. None of these gifts were more remarkable than his ability to discern what needed to be done, and his unfailing courage in doing it, whatever the personal cost. Let us all strive to accept his gift, and pass it along, as an ongoing tribute to Kal-El of Krypton, the immigrant from the stars, who taught us all how to be heroes.

Batman: I've got some things to say. I should've said them when you were here, but... Despite our differences, I have nothing but respect for you. I hope you knew... know that, you showed me that justice doesn't always have to come from the darkness. I'll miss... [something in the distance explodes] What did you always call it, Clark? The never ending battle?

Lobo: What's with all the long faces, Justice-Dweebs? It's like a wake in here. Lighten up! The answer to all your problems has arrived. Since we're gonna be workin' together, you can call me Lobo.

Lobo: The Main Man happens to be the best bounty hunter in the known universe. You can ask Superman if he weren't busy pushing up daisies.

Wonder Woman: You're no Superman.
Lobo: The ladies say different.

Lobo: You want an audition? C'mon, ladies, let's dance!

[Villains are terrorizing Metropolis.]
Kalibak: This looks like a job for Superman! But I don't think he's coming.

Hawkgirl: You wanna settle down now? Please say no!

Martian Manhunter: The Justice League is about more than physical power. It's about ideals, caring, helping.
Lobo: Buy me a ticket to Pukesville.

Kalibak: I'm going to grind you into paste!
Lobo: Awful brave talk for a dead man.
Kalibak: I'm not dead yet.
Lobo: You're right. My watch is about ten seconds fast.

Vandal Savage: The Earth belongs to the cockroaches now... oh, and me.

Superman: You're insane.
Vandal Savage: True, but that doesn't mean I'm not good company. Say, you wanna come over to my house? (Superman looks confused) Like you've got something better to do.

Superman: [holding a rock over Vandal Savage's head] I should smash your skull.
Vandal Savage: Go ahead, we both know it wouldn't work.
[Superman pauses and drops the rock. They both stand up.]
Superman: What now...?
Vandal Savage: ...Lunch?

[Superman picks up a copy of "Life Strategies: Coping With Yourself"]
Superman: Self-help books? You don't seem the type.
Vandal Savage: I read whatever I can find. Anyway, I've got issues, what with my destroying the Earth and all.

Superman: What happens to you?
Vandal Savage: Redemption, if I'm lucky. Don't worry about me. Go back to your friends. Do what you do best. What you were born to do - save the world.

[Everyone is marveling at Superman's return]
Martian Manhunter: You were greatly missed, my friend... by all of us.
[All eyes turn to Batman, who is standing apart with arms crossed, emotionless]
Wonder Woman: Don't let him fool you. Your death hit him as hard as it did any of us.
Superman: Really?
Batman: No. I never believed you were dead in the first place.
Superman: I guess that's sort of a compliment.

Lobo: [angry about Superman kicking him out of the Justice League] Next time you lollipops need help, don't bother asking the Main Man! (flies away)
Martian Manhunter: ... We didn't ask you this time!

Vandal Savage: Thank you, my friend. (fades away)

Wild Cards[edit]

Hawkgirl: Aha, that's it. Right there.
Green Lantern: No it's not.
Hawkgirl: I think I would know.

Joker: Ah, ah, ah! Don't touch that remote. I know it's heartbreaking to have your favorite shows preempted, but look what you're getting instead: me! And a whole truckload of mindless violence and wanton property damage, everything that makes TV great! So stay tuned - you won't believe your eyes.

Joker: Here's how we do this little tango: I've tucked away a great, big time bomb somewhere on the Vegas strip. Only the Justice League can defuse it, 'cause if anyone else tries, (shows audience a switch) I press this, and kablooie! No waiting! Now, I know you want to see the big bomb hunt from the best point of view, so I've set up hundreds of cameras all over town! The League won't be able to burp without us looking in! And since every good suspense show has to have a ticking clock, here's mine! (a display appears on screen, counting down from 23 minutes - the average length of an episode without commercials) Oh, what were you expecting from me? A round number?

Joker: The Royal Flush Gang! Jack, Ten, King, and... uhhh... Queen!

Joker: [watching Batman's jet land and Batman step out] I see one of our stars approaching the red carpet! And he’s in black — always chic. [Javelin lands and the rest of the Justice League step out] But here come the fashion disasters. I’m surprised their mummies let them out of the house looking like that.

Joker: While they stumble around trying to find my bomb, let's see how the local economy's doing.
[A slot machine area is deserted.]
Joker: Oh, it looks a little slow. [An old woman is shown at one of the slots] Ma'am? Ma'am? Aren't you scared?
Old Lady: [not looking up] Of what? This thing's gotta pay up sooner or later.
Joker: Man, I LOVE this town!

[The Royal Flush Gang is fleeing the scene]
Joker: Oh, you're breaking an old man's heart, kids! Stand up to them like I would! If I were there... and if I had superpowers and... Oh, for Pete's sake, go back there and beat on them!

Joker: [after telling the origin story of his minions] The government said it was protecting them. But what it really wanted was to turn them into human weapons. And they would have gotten away with it too, if not for me meddling with the kids!

Joker: [about Ten] Ten feels no pain - literally! And he's just as strong as Stupidman!

Joker: [about Batman] Him again, it's always him!

Bookie: Smart money's all on your boy Jack, Mr. J.! Batman has the edge in experience—and weight, I can't help noticing; I suspect he's indulging in too many "Bat-donuts"—but Jack is younger and he definitely has the longer reach.

Joker: I can't believe he didn't suspect a trap. See what happens when you don't watch enough television?

Joker: The suspense is killing me! Of course, it's going to be the explosions that kill them.

Joker: [after Green Lantern reveals a false bomb located at the bottom of a river] Aww, I was hoping someone would drown trying to disarm that. C'est la vie.

Flash: [After locating a bomb but not knowing how to disarm it, talking to Batman via comlink] Batman, I've got a problem!
Batman: [Being strangled in a battle with Jack, and attempting to fight] You... don't... SAY!
Flash: I found a bomb. You've got to talk me through disarming it.
Batman: [throwing exploding batarangs at Jack] Okay. Remove the lid...
Flash: Already done.
Batman: Don't jump ahead! Do exactly as I say!
Flash: I opened it before I called! [sound of blow landing] Batman, you okay?
Batman: [evading Jack's punches] Grasp the red metal collar with both hands, pull it straight up. It's magnetized, don't touch the sides, or it'll blow up the whole block.
Flash: Done.
Batman: Disconnect the following wires in- [Jack hits him] AH! -in precisely this order: blue, yellow-and-black striped, red, then black.
Flash: [does so] Okay, what next?
Batman: You're done. Find another one!
Flash: I'm on it!

[Green Lantern and Hawkgirl have found a bomb]
Hawkgirl: Why not put a force field around it and let it blow?!
Green Lantern: I don't know if I can contain an explosion that size!
Hawkgirl: Maybe you should let me defuse it!
Green Lantern: Maybe you should shut up!!
[cut to Joker in the studio]
Joker: Phew! Is it just me or is there something going on between those two? Will Green Lantern ever admit to his feelings? Will Hawkgirl ever stop sublimating her passions with that big honkin' mace? Will true love conquer all? Not on my show!
[punches button that detonates the bomb early.]

Joker: Ooh! Medical drama, life and death stakes, compelling human conflict...RATINGS!

Superman: Give it up, kid. There's no way you can beat me.
Ten: I don't have to beat you. I just have to slow you down until the bomb blows!
Superman: Hold that thought! [Punches Ten high into the sky, and defuses the bomb. Ten falls back down] Now, where were we?

Joker: [After Superman defeats Ten and defuses a bomb] A person could really learn to hate that guy. Let's go back to watching Green Lantern croak - that should cheer me up.

Batman: Harley! Where's Joker?
Harley Quinn: After all these years, you still think I'd give up Mister J?
Batman: Why not? He gave you up.
Harley Quinn: That was a long time ago! He's changed! We've been to couple's counseling!
Batman: I'm talking about right now. Or haven't you been watching the show? You've seen the way he touches her hair, the way he rubs her shoulders.
Harley Quinn: You mean Ace? She's just a kid!
Batman: Really? Then why is she with him while you're out here in the cold?
[Harley pauses, then punches Batman in the face.]
Joker: Have to admit, didn't see that one coming...

Joker: Even you can't disarm one of my bombs in time!
Flash: Shut up!
Joker: What kind of retort is that? You're not even trying!

Superman: That was quite a stunt you just pulled off.
Flash: I know. Can't wait to catch the rerun.

Joker: You know, our show was picked up by all the news channels. And the last 15 minutes or so's been running on the Broadcast networks. According to my projections, we've got somewhere between 60-70 million people watching right now, and that was the point all along. This whole thing was a stunt, to get as many of you watching as possible, and it worked! My Royal Flush Gang provided the conflict, the Justice League brought the star power, and I brought the shocking surprise ending. Everyone watching this show right now is witness to my greatest joke ever. In just over five minutes, you'll all be hopelessly, incurably insane.

Joker: She can send out thought waves that can alter perception... but enough with the jargon, she can drive you crazy just by looking at you - either in person, or on TV. Even as I speak, millions of you slack-jawed couch potatoes are slowly losing your grip on reality - which in my opinion is highly overrated anyway. But you can't look away, even though you know something is terribly wrong. And the best part is, I'm immune to all of this because I'm ALREADY crazy.

Joker: We can't let everything we have be ruined by a silly misunderstanding!
Harley Quinn: And just what is it that I'm not understanding?!
Joker: That we're two of a kind. That you'll always come back to me.
Harley Quinn: Yeah, I guess I do, don't I...?

[Joker sings to the tune of "London Bridge"]
Joker: (punches Batman) Big old Bats in falling down. (punches him again) on the ground. (again) Mind unsound. (again) Big old Bats is falling down (again) I'm so happy.

(Batman has pulled the mind-control headband out of Jokers pocket, Ace is furious)
Joker: Just... Just a souvenir, that's all! Give me that! (Tries to take it back)
Ace: (stands up and advances on Joker) I'm not afraid of you.
Joker: (scared) Wait ... puh-please ...! (backs away)
Ace: I know what it's like to frighten other people. That's why I'm not afraid of you. I'm the only one.
Joker: Don't do this! (cowers in fear and closes his eyes, obviously terrified)
Ace: (petting Joker's head) Do what?
Joker: (looks up) That's my little Acey! Everything's going to be... AAAAAARRGH!
(Ace uses her powers on Joker to plunge him into a catatonic state)

John Stewart: You know how we feel about each other.
Hawkgirl: John...
John Stewart: And I know you feel the same way.
Hawkgirl: It's not that simple. John, this can't go any further.
John Stewart: Why not?
Hawkgirl: Well... we work together.
John Stewart: So? Gives us something in common.
Hawkgirl: We can't be worrying about each other when we're fighting the bad guys.
John Stewart: Too late for that. What else you got?
Hawkgirl: Ugh... It's crazy, I mean, look at us. Just look at us.
John Stewart: I see a man, and a woman.
[John removes Shayera's helmet. They slowly get closer and kiss]

Old Lady: Well, it's about time.

Comfort And Joy[edit]

Jonathan Kent: It's good to have you home again, son.
Clark Kent: It's good to be back, Pa. And I brought a friend.
(Clark walks in the house and J'onn appears in the doorway)
Martian Manhunter: Hello, Mr. and Mrs. Kent. I hope I'm not intruding. Super.. er, Clark was most insistent I join you for the holiday. My name is J'onn. I'm a Martian.
(Jonathan and Martha usher J'onn into the house)
Jonathan Kent: Oh, we're no strangers to aliens in this house. Make yourself at home.

Jonathan Kent: Okay, everybody! I'm turning on the Christmas tree!
Clark Kent: Pa, that's my job!

The Flash: Wow. Someone sure did a number on this place.
Ultra-Humanite: Actually, I hadn't even started... Do you believe the horrendous amount of public funding spent on this so-called art? It's garbage! An affront to any decent human aesthetic!
The Flash: Oh-kay, I'll just take you back to prison, where you won't have to look at the ugly old sculptures anymore.

Ultra-Humanite: You'll be happy to know, Flash, that your words - jejeune though they were - did not fall on deaf ears. I appreciate the sentiment behind them, and therefore call a truce in honor of the season.
The Flash: Seriously?
Ultra-Humanite: You'll have the toy to give to your young friends. I'm improving it, too.
The Flash: [suspicious] It's not gonna blow up or anything?
Ultra-Humanite: [incredulous] Flash. It is Christmas.
The Flash: Okay, but why did you hit me?
Ultra-Humanite: You hit me first. Hand me that screwdriver, will you?

The Flash: Hey, kids, Santa Flash is back! [the children cheer] Along with my special helper, Freaky The Snowman! [the children grow silent]
Ultra-Humanite: Just give them the toy and take me to jail.
The Flash: Are you sure it won't, y'know...? [makes exploding noise]
Ultra-Humanite: Oh, for Heaven's sake!
DJ Rubba' Ducky: [in Ultra-Humanite's voice] Hello, children. Come close and I'll tell you a story.
Child 1: Is that DJ Rubba' Ducky?
Child 2: He sounds weird.
DJ Rubba' Ducky: [in Ultra-Humanite's voice] Little Clara had just received a beautiful toy nutcracker from her godfather, the mysterious Herr Drosselmeyer.
Ultra-Humanite: Well? An improvement, wouldn't you say?
The Flash: I kinda liked it when he made the poopy noise... [In spite of this, the children keep hearing the toy telling the story of The Nutcracker until they start sleeping.] ...but this is good, too.

Hawkgirl: (Entering a bar) Hey, guys!
Patrons: Shayera!

(as J'onn sings his song)
Clark Kent: And he said he didn't bring a gift.


[Green Lantern has just found out about the relationship between Hawkgirl and Hro Talak]
Batman: The most mysterious creatures in the universe.
Green Lantern: Sorry?
Batman: Women. Don't be too hard on yourself. You didn't know she was spoken for.
Green Lantern: How did you...?
Batman: It wasn't hard to figure out. The point is these things happen. You just have to accept it and move on.
Green Lantern: Thanks, I'll keep that in mind.
[He starts to walk off but J'onn J'onnz (Martian Manhunter) stops him]
Martian Manhunter: Believe me, I know the pain when two people who are involved...
[The Flash speeds up to them]
Flash: Who's involved? [He looks at Green Lantern] You and Hawkgirl?! Get out. [Green Lantern glares at Flash] Really?

Wonder Woman: Don't be afraid, little man. I won't bite.

[The League is on the run from the Thanagarians, hiding in a department store]
Martian Manhunter: They'll have the whole city covered by now.
Flash: Who knows? Maybe they'll get tired and go home. [Everyone looks at him] ...Yeah, I know. But a little optimism at a time like this couldn't hurt.
Thanagarians: This is the voice of the Thanagarian Occupational Authority. Your so-called Justice League is in violation of our martial law. They are to be considered an enemy and dealt with on sight. Any person found aiding or harboring them will be summarily punished.
Flash: Okay, so much for optimism.
Batman: For the time being, we're going to have to go underground.
Wonder Woman: How exactly do we hide when the entire planet is looking for us?
Martian Manhunter: They'll be looking for the Justice League. Without our costumes, we are merely ordinary citizens.
Flash: Hold on a second here. What about the whole secret identity thing? I mean, I trust you guys, but I'm not sure I'm ready to...
Batman: [points at Flash] Wally West, [points at Superman] Clark Kent,... [removes own mask] ...Bruce Wayne.
Flash: [stares, wide-eyed] ...Showoff. [shrugs and removes his cowl]
Wonder Woman: [ruffles his hair] Red hair. It suits you.
Flash: You think? [gets hit in the head by a shirt]
Batman: [stalks past, looking disgruntled] Change. Now.

[in order to hide from pursuing Thanagarians, Diana and Bruce take refuge in a diner and, when the Thanagarians enter, Diana pulls Bruce into a kiss. They separate after the soldiers leave]
Diana Prince: Sorry.
Bruce Wayne: [with a grin] Don't be.

(Shayera tries to convince Hro to relocate the hyperspace generator)
Hro Talak: Have you forgotten why we fight? Of what horrors the Gordanians are capable of? Have you forgotten my long years rotting in their stinking prison camps?! (takes off his headdress, revealing the scars on the side of his face) I haven't!
Shayera Hol: I have forgotten nothing. But this war is no excuse to-
Hro Talak: I am your commander! You will not question me!
Shayera Hol: I don't even know you anymore.

[Wally and John arrive at Wayne Manor; Alfred answers the door]
Wally West: Uh, hi. We're looking for Bruce Wayne? We're friends.
Alfred Pennyworth: Of course, Master Bruce is expecting you. This way, please.
Wally West: So, Jeeves, do you come with the place, or does "Master Bruce" just rent you out for parties?
Alfred Pennyworth: I've been in service here since the master was in diapers.
Wally West: [turns to John] Now, there's a picture.

Alfred Pennyworth: Your guests have arrived, sir.
Batman: You're late.
John Stewart: Nice to see you too.
Wally West: [seeing Batman's trophy T-rex] Hey! That's a giant dinosaur!
Alfred Pennyworth: And I thought Batman was the detective.

[Examining data on Thanagarian plans]
Batman: Ingenious.
Superman: Yeah, I'm impressed. Let's go wreck it.

[Batman throws batarangs at oncoming Thanagarians. At first nothing happens.]
Thanagarian soldier: Your weapons are pitiful!
Batman: Wait for it...
[Swarm of bats attack the Thanagarians]

(Flash causes the giant penny in the Batcave to fall on two Thanagarian warriors)
Flash: Tails! I win!

Batman: Well?
Martian Manhunter: I have no idea how to fly this vehicle.
Flash: What's this do? [pushes random button that causes the ship to fire at Wayne Manor, narrowly missing Alfred]
Batman: [through clenched teeth] That's-not-helping.

Alfred Pennyworth: (finding a bound Thanagarian) I've asked Master Bruce to refrain from leaving trash on the lawn.

Shayera Hol: I came to help.
Flash: Hawkpeople all over the planet, martial law, us getting chased like dogs--I don't think we can take much more of your help.

(Superman, Wonder Woman and Green Lantern are approaching the Thanagarian command ship, as it deploys interceptor fighters)
Wonder Woman: Pretty bad odds.
Superman: Yeah. They don't stand a chance.

Flash: Okay, the Watchtower is ours again. So where's your secret weapon?
Batman: You're standing in it.
Flash: Wait, you mean we're gonna...?
Batman: Take the Watchtower out of orbit and drop it right on top of their little science project.

[Batman helps J'onn and the Flash load the unconscious Thanagarians into an escape pod, then closes the door and launches the pod, leaving himself behind.]
Martian Manhunter: What are you doing?
Batman: I can't risk having the Watchtower burn up on re-entry. I'll have to guide it in, manually. Gentlemen... it's been an honor.
[Flash slumps on the floor of the pod as it disengages and maneuvers away from the Watchtower.]

Hro Talak: This won't be like the last time you stole something from me.
Green Lantern: Anything I took was freely offered. Maybe you should take better care of your stuff.

Hro Talak: I've beaten you, little man. Any last words?
Green Lantern: Yeah - you can kiss my axe.

Green Lantern: My grandma hits harder than you!

Batman: [over radio-link] We're cutting it a little close! Have you shut off the force-field?
Superman: Not yet. Where are you?
Batman: Aboard the Watchtower, guiding it to target.
Superman: [shocked] That's insane! Get out of there!
Batman: Negative! I'm staying until... [static over radio]
Superman: Batman! [abandons fight]

[Batman loses consciousness just before Superman arrives. Superman rips up the seat he's buckled into, and flies him away from the Watchtower before impact.]
Superman: [As they pick themselves up from the rubble] Always have to be the hero, don't you?
Batman: Right back at ya.

Shayera Hol: They've been in there a long time.
Alfred Pennyworth: If I may be so bold? I'm neither a superhero, nor a soldier, so I'm hardly qualified to judge your actions by those standards. But I do know this: without the great sacrifices you've made, we wouldn't be here to share this nice pot of tea. Whatever they decide in that room, in my eyes, you'll always be a hero.

Flash: No Hawkgirl. No Javelin. No Watchtower. What's gonna happen to the League now? Do we all just walk away?
Martian Manhunter: No. We rebuild starting today.
Superman: J'onn's right. Earth still needs us, and we'll never let her down.

Green Lantern: Where are you gonna go?
Shayera Hol: I don't know. Someplace where the fate of the world wasn't in my hands. Someplace where there's no more secrets, no more lies.
Green Lantern: Was it all a lie?
Shayera Hol: I love you, John. I never lied about that. [flies away]
Green Lantern: [tears falling off his face] I love you, too.

Season Three (Justice League Unlimited)[edit]


Green Arrow: Well, well, the great and glorious Green Lantern. What, did you run out of alien menaces to beat on, you have to horn in on my turf?
Green Lantern: You're welcome.

Superman: Each of you brings something different to the table. Strength. Speed. Stealth. Whatever. But we're all equal in at least one way: Each of us is willing to make the sacrifices a hero needs to make, even the ultimate one. Since there are so many of us, we have a chance to do more than just put out fires, both literal and figurative. We can be proactive. We can do some real good in the world. But we're going to have to be organized. J'onn'll be up here keeping an eye on everything. He'll be the one to decide whose going where and when. I know a lot of you are used to making those decisions for yourself, but from now on we have to be more coordinated than that. We can't be cowboys any more... or cowgirls.

Green Arrow: C'mon, I don't belong up here, fighting monsters and aliens and supervillains. I just help the little guy. And a big club like this, you tend to forget all about him. So gee whiz, I'm flattered to be asked and all. But NO THANKS.
Batman: Suit yourself... [starts to walk away, then turns back] Those monsters you don't fight? They tend to STEP on little guys.

Green Arrow: Is that a Containment suit?
Captain Atom: Uh-huh. I'm not flesh and blood anymore, just living energy.
Green Arrow: That wouldn't be NUCLEAR energy, would it?
Captain Atom: With a name like Captain Atom, what do you think?
Green Arrow: I think you're what I marched against back in college.

Supergirl: Why don't you take the stick out, Corporal?
Captain Atom: Captain.

Supergirl: He asked you a question!
General Kwan: Don't answer him! That's classified inform-
Supergirl: [picks him up] I've just about had it with you guys! You've got 'til the count of five. One... FOUR... [her eyes start to glow]
Captain Atom: I'd speak up if I were you.

Green Arrow: So what's the plan?
Captain Atom: I shove these carbon rods in the robots reactor, that should stop it.
Green Arrow: I gotta say that's not much of a plan, if you get that close the heat will fry you.
Captain Atom: I know.
Green Arrow: But..
Captain Atom: If this doesn't work, contact the League, they'll know what to do next.
Green Arrow: Captain.
[Green Arrow shakes hands with Captain Atom]

Supergirl: So, aren't you gonna give me the "you did good" speech?
Green Lantern: You're headstrong, unprofessional and reckless. If you ever jeopardize yourself or your teammates again by running off half-cocked without a battle plan, I will personally see to it that you are kicked out of the League, I don't care who your cousin is. [He turns and begins to leave] And incidentally, you did good.

[Showers/locker room area]
Batman: Well, if it isn't the monster-killer.
Green Arrow: I was lucky. So was everybody else. Still don't think I belong up here.
Batman: That's the point. Someone like you will keep us honest.
Green Arrow: Gee, Bats, I don't know. Don't get me wrong, I enjoy a good radiation burn as much as the next guy, but I don't think...
[Loses his train of thought as he sees Black Canary across the room, pulling up her boots.]
Batman: So...see you soon?
Green Arrow: You just might.

For The Man Who Has Everything[edit]

[Getting Superman a gift.]
Batman: What'd you get him?
Wonder Woman: I'm not saying anything [whispering] He'll hear, and spoil the surprise.
Batman: He can hear that, too.
Wonder Woman: How about you?
Batman: He's not the easiest person in the world to buy birthday presents for. [holds up an envelope]
Wonder Woman: Bruce... you didn't get him a gift certificate?
Batman: [offended] No! ...cash.

Batman: Mongul!
Mongul: You recognize me! I'm flattered. I suppose Superman told you all about our previous encounter.
Batman: You mean how he humiliated you?
Mongul: A... jaundiced account.

Mongul: The Black Mercy is a telepathic species. It reads the heart's desire and feeds the individual a totally convincing simulation of it.
Batman: So he's dreaming.
Mongul: Oh, far deeper than any dream. I wonder where he thinks he is. Sitting on a throne, ruling the universe. All you human garbage fawning at his feet. More honest, don't you think? Than this pretense of being a selfless hero.

Mongul: You don't understand. He was the only obstacle in my way. The rest of you... are already dead.

Mongul: Oh, dear. Is that a neural impactor? I didn't know that they were still making those. I'd advise you to try the plasma disruptor. It's more of a woman's weapon.
Wonder Woman: Go... to... (fires)

[On Krypton; Kal-El is with his son Van-El on the roof of his father's lab, as Van looks through a telescope]
Van-El: Dad! [The ground shakes] Dad? You've gotta look at thi- [Sees Kal-El's troubled expression] What's...what's the matter? Why are you -
Kal-El: Van, when you were born, it was the happiest day of my life. When I first saw your beautiful little face, your tiny fingers squeezed my hand so tight, like you never wanted to let go. I've watched every step, every struggle...I-I've... but, Van...[eyes begin to water] oh, Rao help me... but I don't think you're real. I don't think any of this is-is real..
Van-El: Don't say that, Daddy...please, you're scaring me... [hugs his father]
Kal-El: No, no, I don't want to scare you, Van. You are everything I ever wanted in a son. This...this is everything I ever wanted in a life. But I've got responsibilities, Van, and I...have to...go now...
[Hugs his son as Krypton begins to tear itself apart, and kisses him on the forehead]
Van-El: [Tearful] Daddy...
Kal-El: I promise you... I'll never forget.
[Krypton explodes]

Superman: Do you have any idea what you did to me?!
Mongul: I fashioned a prison that you couldn't leave without sacrificing your heart's desire. It must have been like tearing off your own arm.

Mongul: Happy birthday, Kryptonian. I give you... oblivion.
Superman: BURN! [ignites Mongul with heat vision]

Mongul: You know, for a moment there, I almost believed you were going to kill me. How stupid of you to hesitate like that. Not a mistake I'll make, I can assure you.

Mongul: You should have stayed in whatever happy fantasy the Black Mercy granted you.
Superman: HAPPY??! Do you know what I've lost?!

[Mongul is ensnared by the Black Mercy]
Wonder Woman: I wonder what he's seeing.
Batman: Whatever it is, it's too good for him.
[The camera draw closer to Mongul's beaten face, who's trying to give a small, satisfied smile while low sounds of screams and explosions are heard in background]

Kid Stuff[edit]

[All the adults have been banished from the earth, courtesy of Mordred.]
Testament: It was Judgment Day! And we got sent to Hell: THE BAD PLACE!
Zenna: [slaps him] Snap out of it, Testament.
Master Chief: Yeah, calm down. We're probably just in another dimension.
Testament: [sarcastic] Oh, is that all?

Morgaine Le Fay: My son Mordred has wrought this treachery, banishing all adults to this shadow realm ... even me, his own mother. And after I spent millennia feeding him, bathing him, preparing him to be king ... where did I go wrong?

[Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Green Lantern have been turned into children.]
Kid Batman: This better be temporary.
Kid Superman: You sound weird, Whoa. So do I!
Kid Wonder Woman: [Grinning at being the tallest] I kind of like this.
Kid Batman: [to Green Lantern] What's the matter?
Kid Green Lantern: I wore glasses as a kid. Guess I need them again. [large, square, green glasses appear on his nose] Wow! I didn't even try to make these!
[Superman cracks up]
Kid Batman: I hope not.
[Green Lantern strains and morphs the glasses into a mask]
Kid Superman: Cool!
Kid Wonder Woman: [smacks him] Will you stop messing around? We gotta find Mordred!
Kid Batman: Bet the little punk's in there! [runs towards the castle. Green Lantern, Superman, and Wonder Woman all quickly overtake him by flying] It's not a race!

[Kid Batman is having trouble with a guard, Kid Wonder Woman punches it in the leg, causing it to shatter, then catches Kid Batman as he falls.]
Kid Wonder Woman: You okay, tough guy?
Kid Batman: Let go, I'm fine! [Stalks away, pouting]

[The group is thrown into a dungeon; a toddlerized Etrigan comes out.]
Kid Batman: Etrigan?
[Etrigan burps fire and is caught by Superman.]
Kid Batman: [to Superman] Don't hurt him!
Kid Superman: [being bitten by Etrigan] Tell him that!

Kid Wonder Woman: Etrigan! You stop right there. I mean it! You naughty monster. Bad, bad, Etrigan. [Etrigan starts to cry. Wonder Woman picks him up] Hey little one, it's okay, I won't hurt you.
Kid Batman: You've got to be kidding.
Kid Wonder Woman: He's just a baby. [Burps Etrigan] That's all he needed.
Kid Green Lantern: [sniffs] Aww man, that ain't all she needs.
Kid Batman: Now that is a job for Superman.

Kid Superman: You two, knock it off!
Child: What are you gonna do? You're just a kid!
Kid Superman: [burns the ground near them with his heat vision] I'm the kid with laser beams comin' out his eyes!

Kid Green Lantern: I've got a plan! I'll make some giant handcuffs and--
Kid Batman: Forget it!

Kid Batman: Never mind what I just said. We'll take care of everything else. Lantern, you go crazy!

[After the League members been changed back to adults, Wonder Woman is still holding Etrigan]
Etrigan: ...Mommy?
[Wonder Woman drops Etrigan, looking somewhere between disgusted and annoyed]

Batman: Wait, what happened to Mordred?
Morgaine le Fey: My spell gave him eternal youth. But now he has broken it, all he has is eternal life.

Wonder Woman: Circumstances asides, it was kind of... enjoyable being a kid again.
Batman: I haven't been a kid since I was eight years old.

Morgaine le Fey: [Approaches an impossibly old, feeble and senile Mordred] Did you miss Mommy? Well, don't you worry, baby, Mommy's going to take good care of you. From now on.

Hawk And Dove[edit]

[Wonder Woman is being shot at by a bank robber who has run out of bullets and is about to throw his gun at her.]
Diana: (sarcastically) Oh, yeah, like THAT’S gonna work.

Diana: What's wrong with people, J'onn? Hostility is their answer to everything!
Martian Manhunter: You're the one talking about late.
Diana: What's that supposed to mean?
Martian Manhunter: Diana, you and I have both been affected by our time among humans. It's important that we keep ourselves in check.
Diana: First of all, those thugs back there got exactly what they had coming. As did that band of mercenaries last week. And those creatures from the Decoran Nebula - they weren't misunderstood! They thought we were FOOD!!

Hephaestus: Patience, brother. You know how much I care about the details.
Ares: It doesn't have to be pretty, Hephaestus. Where it's going things aren't supposed to be pretty.

Hank Hall: Fine mess here, Don.
Don Hall: Talk to them, you speak Neanderthal!
Hank Hall: I think they're done talking.
Don Hall:This is ridiculous! Just because I disagree with you doesn't make me unpatriotic.
Bar Patron: No, you bein' a bleedin' heart punk makes you unpatriotic!
Hank Hall: Actually, I gotta agree with him on that one.

Don Hall: Look, we got off on the wrong foot. Don't you think we could find plenty of things we all have in common if we JUST tried?
Bar Patron: [ Pauses for a moment looking slightly puzzled] ...No!
Don Hall: Hank, say something!
Hank Hall: [punches one of the frat boys and gives Don a look] Preemptive strike.

[ Hawk and Dove find themselves in a barroom brawl]
Dove: Oh, you SO wanted to do this!
Hawk: Don't blame me! You're the one trying to keep your trap shut!

Hawk: Why not just let them obliterate each other? If people can't control their own country, they don't deserve to have one.
Dove: Way to oversimplify. These folks live in poverty, and when you have so little, it's easy to be swayed into blaming your neighbour. Almost all aggression can be cured with education.
Hawk: Yeah? Then how come some of the best-educated guys in the world work at the Pentagon?

Hawk: There's no one inside that thing! How do you fight that?
Wonder Woman: You hit it 'til it breaks.

Nardoc: We won, Mr. Sera. The animals attacked, and we ran them out of town.
Ares: I didn't give you the Annihilator so you could run your enemies out of town, I gave you the Annihilator so you could annihilate them!
Nardoc: Forgive the insult, sir, but you think like a South Kaznian. They want to destroy us all, but my brothers and I only wish to keep our land. Perhaps I could take their camp, but the price would be too great. Shall I win a country but massacre my people?
Ares: Yes, you idiot! I think like a South Kasnian?! Has it even entered your skull that THEY think like South Kasnians?! And you'd better start thinking that way, too, if you want there to be a Northerner left in this rat-infested dirt heap you call a country! All any of you mortals are good for is to slaughter one another! To fight and fight until the bones of your enemies are strewn across the battlefield, only to rise again in the next generation, like a well-tended crop! THAT’S what the Annihilator is for! But nooo, you're using it to play TAG!

[Hawk attempts to kidnap the South Kasnian leader]
Hawk: Ever run away from home? It's fun; you'll love it. [Grabs leader out of bed] Brother and I used to do it all the time. 'Cept, he'd always wuss out and run home to Mama...

(Hawk is watching many Kasnians fighting and blowing things up)
Hawk: I see Don's social skills had their usual effect...

Hawk: Anybody wanna give me a clue what just happened?
Wonder Woman: Sometimes, it takes more strength NOT to fight.

Ares: But I'll be back and sooner than you think. Wherever there's prejudice, ignorance, inequality, I'll be there.
Wonder Woman: And I'll be waiting.

Dove: You see, doesn't this prove exactly what I've been saying for years?
Hawk: Couldn't tell ya — I do my best not to listen.
Dove: What?!?

This Little Piggy[edit]

Batman: Patience, princess. Intergang moves in mysterious ways.
Wonder Woman: Tell me about it. What use could they possibly have for the Rosetta Stone?
Batman: We'll find out soon enough. And in the meantime...
Wonder Woman: I know. Patience.

Wonder Woman: Don't you ever wish you were down there?
Batman: I'm down there all I need to be.
Wonder Woman: Yes, but it's just a job to you. I'm talking about going down there and having some fun. Maybe... maybe with someone special.
Batman: [Frowns and looks away]...
Wonder Woman: No. No dating for the Batman. It might cut into your brooding time.
Batman: One: dating within the team always leads to disaster. Two: you're a princess from a society of immortal warriors; I'm a rich kid with issues... lots of issues. And three: if my enemies knew I had someone special, they wouldn't rest until they'd gotten to me, through her.
Wonder Woman: [Crushes a stone gargoyle head with her hand] Next? [Burglar alarm goes off, Batman swings into action.] Saved by the bell.

Wonder Woman: Circe! Be careful, she's...
Batman: Yeah. I've read the Odyssey.


Trucy Wright: [trying to turn Emmy Altava back to normal and failing] Lleps eb nekorb! Anaid moceb namuh! Well i gave it my best shot, We could call in one of the other Knight magicians. Palutena, maybe--
Ralph: No! I mean, let's keep this between us.
Trucy Wright: But why? If there's a chance to help Emmy, shouldn't we tell everyone and that... oh, wait wait... you and her, are you two...
Ralph: Just good friends.
Trucy wright: No, you and I are just good friends. There's something more between you and Emmy.
Ralph: Well, maybe there was.

B'wana Beast: [introducing himself to Zatanna] B'wana Beast. How ya doin'?
Zatanna: My legs are fine. As is the rest of me. Up here. [pointing to her face]
B'wana Beast: Woah, she's got the fire of the cheetah in her. Rrroowr.
Zatanna: [to Batman] Why are you doing this to me?

B'wana Beast: [Talking to pigs, trying to find Wonder Woman] C'mon guys, help me out. Newcomer, silver bracelets. Kinda stuck up.

Crimson Avenger: Excuse me, sir, I'm looking for a pig.
Old Man: Gladys, it's for you!

B'wana Beast: Yo, Wonderpig! (pursues the pig Diana through the street, jumping over an oncoming truck in the process; then, over his communicator) Bats, Beast. Got a fix on your girl.

Circe: Thank you, thank you. You've all been so kind to me tonight. You know, my cousins the Sirens never thought I could sing. Really! They thought they were all bad with their 'Charm the Sailors' routine. But I'm showing them, aren't I?
[Dead silence. Circe glares - the audience applauses]
Circe: Oh thank you! I love you all! Are there any requests?
Zatanna: Stcejbo kcatta ecric!
Circe: I'm not sure I know that one.

Circe: [under attack by Zatanna] Insolent trickster! You dare to strike- [gets hit by a chair] You dare to strike- [gets hit by a table] You dare to strike- [gets smothered by a tablecloth] QUIT IT! Oh, no... [gets hit by a grand piano]

Medusa: C-Girl and me did some time together back in the Pit of Eternal Torment. That's where they hang you by your ankles and weasels come each night to eat your fingers. They grow back the next day, but trust me - it gets old real quick.

Themis: Thank you, Medusa. And know that you've earned 300 years off your sentence.
Medusa: [sarcastic] Freedom in 4010. Ring-a-ding-ding!

Batman: Wait. It seems that magic always has a price.
Circe: And your point is...?
Batman: What would I have to give to make you lift your spell on Diana?
Circe: Well, now you're getting interesting. I want something from you that's very precious. Something you've worked very hard to conceal. Something when gone, you can never regain. Something soul-shattering...
[cut to Batman at a mike]
Batman: [singing] Am I blue? Am I blue? Ain't these tears in my eyes telling you...

Circe: A deal's a deal. He can stop now.
Zatanna: Not on your life!

Zatanna: [to Batman, after he leaves the stage] Is there anything you can't do?
Batman: There's one thing I've never been very good at - saying thank you. [they share a smile]

Fearful Symmetry[edit]

Green Arrow: Don't listen to this guy, everything's conspiracies with him.
The Question: Not "conspiracies". Conspiracy. Singular.

Carl Clover: Reaching back to ancient Egypt, there's been a single cabal of powerful individuals directing the course of human history. But the common man prefers to believe they don't exist, which aids their success.
Talwyn Apogee: [reading newspaper clippings] Global warming, military upheavals in the third world, actors elected to public office...
Dante: The spread of coffee bars, germs outpacing antibiotics, and boy bands? Come on! Who would gain from all this?
Carl Clover: Who, indeed?

Talwyn Apogee: These weren't just dreams, they felt like they really happened!
Dante: I dunno, I've had some dreams that felt mighty real. (glances over his shoulder at Bayonetta) There was this one the other night... (eats a French fry thoughtfully)

Dante: Hold your horses! No one asked for more help. This whole trip might just prove the kid shouldn't eat nachos before bed.
Carl Clover: Peanut butter sandwiches.
Talwyn Apogee: How did y-- what, do you go through my trash?!
Carl Clover: Please... I go through everyone's trash.

Question: (singing) ...Fell in love again, what am I gonna tell my friends? It just happened. You walked in my door, now I don't wanna be alone no more... (breaks into Nuvo-Gen)

Green Arrow: So I think that answered everything.
Question: A little too well.
Green Arrow: Does everything have a sinister motive in your world?
The Question: Yours, too. You just don't know it.

Green Arrow: What was that about?
The Question: What do you think? We're asking questions someone doesn't want answered.
Green Arrow: Aw, learn a new tune already!

[Talwyn has just been attacked by an android.]
Carl Clover: Standard Z8 Combat Trainer.
Dante: Like the ones we use. The Knghts buys 'em in bulk.
Talwyn Apogee: So?
Carl Clover: So who do we buy them from?
Talwyn Apogee: The Army I thin... Oh, wait a minute...
Carl Clover: Another fun fact: The man who commissioned the Z8 Project? The same man who put you in the hospital.
Talwyn Apogee: General Hardcastle? He's retired now, isn't he?
Carl Clover: Gone. And hoping to be forgotten.

General Hardcastle: What? I told you everything I... Supergirl?
Galatea: Yes... and no.

[Question comes to a door locked with a key card reader after studying it spotted a large potted plant, moments later the plant crashes through the glass door]
Question :[casually] Ooops.

The Greatest Story Never Told[edit]

Child: Can I have your autograph?!
Paul Phoenix: Of course you can! [signs autograph book]
Child: [looks at it and is disappointed] I thought you were Ken Masters...
Sparx: I would like your autograph, sir!
Paul Phoenix: Shut up, Sparx.

Martian Manhunter: I have never sensed such malevolent magic in one being. Unless Mordru can be defeated, I fear for every living creature on the planet.
Booster Gold: Yes!

Martian Manhunter: Listen up! A second unit will serve under Green Lantern's command! When I call your name, report to the transporter! Hawk and Dove, Star and Stripe, Shining Knight... Fire and Ice, Doctor Light... Aztek, Huntress, Vigilante, Elongated Man...
Booster Gold: Ahem.
Martian Manhunter: Vibe...
Booster Gold: Ahem!
Martian Manhunter: [sighs] Booster Gold...
Booster Gold: Yes!

[The Elongated Man and Booster Gold are stuck with Crowd Control during a battle.]
Elongated Man: "We don't need two stretchy guys". This is so not fair! I mean, okay, I realize that Plastic Man is in the League too, I'm not dissing the guy's skills, but come on! I have it all over that guy! Once, I disguised myself as a vase for like three days!
Booster Gold: No you didn't!
Elongated Man Okay, maybe not. Who'd want to, anyway? But I am a detective! That means I'm like Plastic Man and Batman rolled into one! And...
Booster Gold: Is there any chance you could stop complaining for five minutes?
Elongated Man: Hey, the squeaky wheel gets the grease, my friend. But I'll tell you one thing: I wouldn't help those ingrates now if they begged me!
Wonder Woman: We need you.
Booster Gold: It's about time!
Wonder Woman: Not you. Him!
Elongated Man: Squeaky Wheel! [leaves with Wonder Woman]
Skeets: Maybe they needed a vase.

Booster Gold: It doesn't matter what we do here, the battle is over there. We're not helping.
Skeets: This is untrue. "They also serve, who only stand and wait." - John Milton.
Booster Gold: Oh yeah? I got one for ya': "This stinks" - Booster Gold.

Booster Gold: I am NOT Green Lantern! If I were Green Lantern, my costume would be GREEN, now wouldn't it?! [to Skeets] I have officially hit rock bottom.
Skeets: Sir, you saved those insects! Yay! Don't you feel good about yourself?

Booster Gold: She's beautiful, and in distress! My favorite kind of damsel.

Booster Gold: Oh, man, we are so lucky! All I have to do is pop this collar on Mr. Black Hole, save the world, and then it's champagne and strawberries for me and the hot doctor! [He is about to put the collar around Dr. Daniel's neck, when a car falls on him] [emerging from under the car] I thought they didn't have flying cars in this time period.

[Booster Gold opens an ambulance door]
Booster Gold: Uh-oh. [Cut to pregnant woman in labor; Dr. Simmons arrives] Maybe you should handle this.
Dr. Tracy Simmons: Why me?
Booster Gold: You're a doctor.
Dr. Tracy Simmons: I'm a physicist!
Booster Gold: Yeah?
Dr. Tracy Simmons: Give me the collar! [She takes it and runs]
Booster Gold: I'll - I'll take care of this. [climbs into the ambulance next to the woman] So, um... how are you feeling?
Woman: [screams]
Booster Gold: How many fingers am I holding up?
Woman: [Grabs him] Do something USEFUL!

Booster Gold: I blew it!
Tracy Simmons: It's not too late!
Booster Gold: I can't do it!
Tracy Simmons: Yes, you can! You have to!
Booster Gold: Tracy, I'm a fraud! Do you know why I came back to the past? It wasn't to fight for justice! It was to get rich, be famous! I was a failure in the future, just like I am here! I'm not a superhero!
Tracy Simmons: Everything is about to be destroyed forever! And where are the other superheroes? Not here! You are! You're the only one who can do this! So do it!

Skeets: Sir, according to my thermal sensor readings of Dr. Simmons, you just missed a prime opportunity to... well, I believe the phrase is, "kiss the girl."
Booster Gold: Kissing girls is for heroes, Skeets.

Batman: I thought I told you to stay on crowd control.
Booster Gold: I know, but... there was this... I mean, you wouldn't believe it... it almost.. [pauses on seeing Batman narrowing his eyes] ah, forget it.
Batman: You and I are gonna have a little chat later. [walks away]
Booster Gold: Looking forward to it.

Tracy Simmons: (offscreen) Excuse me, Green Lantern?
Booster Gold: For the last time, I am not Green Lantern! My name is...! (turns and sees her)
Tracy Simmons: (laughs) Just kidding. I know who Booster Gold is. So now that I'm not in distress, I was wondering if maybe I was still your kind of damsel.

The Return[edit]

Guardian: There's an unidentified object approaching Oa at a somewhat astonishing speed...

Guardian: Magnify image.
Martian Manhunter: Professor Ivo's android!
Green Lantern: Holy Mother of-!

Lex Luthor: [leading the rest to a hiding place] This is it.
Supergirl: A barber shop?
Steel: Got to hand it to you, Luthor - NOBODY would think to look for you here.

Amazo: You cannot keep me from my goal.
Superman: Telepathy.
Green Lantern: I'm not impressed.
Superman: Why have you come back? What do you want?
Amazo: Why do you ask questions you already know the answer to?
Superman: Luthor.
Amazo: Of course.
Superman: We're not gonna give him up.
Amazo: He's your enemy. You owe him nothing.
Superman: Turn...back...now.
Amazo: I have evolved far beyond what I was when we last met. You do not want to challenge me.
Green Lantern: LIGHT HIM UP!
(The First Line attacks)

Kyle Rayner: We're gonna use every bit of power left in our rings and take one last shot at the android.
Green Lantern: A blast like that could destroy half the planet.
Kyle Rayner: Half a planet is better than none.
(in the Watchtower)
Martian Manhunter: It's the only way.
Dr. Fate: Hmmm, those words are always used to justify destruction.
Martian Manhunter: We can only guess how much power the android has amassed as it has worked it's way across the galaxy. It has to be stopped, Fate. Here and now. Not just for the sake of this world, but for all worlds.
Dr. Fate: Then for the sake of all worlds, I will continue to seek a better way.

Lex Luthor: The most powerful creature in the universe wants my head, and the League sends its least powerful member to protect me.

The Atom: The android – why does he hate you so much?
Lex Luthor: I once took advantage of his naiveté. He's not naïve any more, and I've stopped taking advantage of the innocent.
The Atom: Let's hope you'll be more convincing if you have to tell him that.

Amazo: Your bravery is admirable... but annoying.

Martian Manhunter: You'll need that cannon very soon.
Lex Luthor: Then stop interrupting us!

Martian Manhunter: You've come to offer help?
Dr. Fate: Not help. Hope.

Amazo: An intriguing idea, modifying the cannon so that it could alter my programming, and it might've worked... a month ago, when I was still nanotech. But I have transcended that limitation.

Lex Luthor: A subatomic universe.
Atom: Figured the android can't kill what he can't see.
Amazo: Oh, but I can see you. [Atom and Luthor are revealed to be standing on Amazo's hand] Did you really think I couldn't follow you here? No universe, however large, however small, is denied to me.
Lex Luthor: What do you want from me?
Amazo: You have everything humans desire: wealth, power... yet you crave more, and you'll do anything to get it. Why? What is your ultimate purpose?
Lex Luthor: What you're REALLY asking is, what is YOURS

Dr. Fate: Wait. Please. The android's nature has proved benign before. I believe it will again.
Green Lantern: Benign?! You call destroying Oa benign?! (all assembled Green Lanterns aim their rings at Dr. Fate) Not even you can stand against the Green Lantern Corps. (Dr. Fate steps aside, and the Lanterns find the room empty) What the devil's going on?
Dr. Fate: Lex Luthor is saving the world.

Lex Luthor: The truth is, for all my struggles to make my mark in life, for all I've accomplished, in just a few short generations my name will be forgotten. Even the greatest of us can't compete with time... and death.
Amazo: Then why do you go on? Why does anyone? Why don't I just destroy you and everything else right now? [winds start swirling] All it would take is a single thought and--
Lex Luthor: No! If you do that, you won't see the end of it!
Amazo: The end of what?
Lex Luthor: The evolutionary process. You of all beings should know something about that.
Amazo: Yes. Yes, I'm evolving. That's why Professor Ivo made me. These past months I have amassed so much knowledge, and yet... I remain confused... empty. What am I evolving into? What is my purpose?! I must know! TELL ME!
Lex Luthor: There's no way to tell. And that's why I stay in the game. My purpose, if you will, is to see where it's all going. And you! You'll live forever. You'll be able to see it all.
Amazo: Is that my purpose? Simply to be... a WITNESS?
Lex Luthor: We create our own purpose in life. Now go create yours.

Lex Luthor: You know, when I heard you were coming I was actually afraid of you. Petrified. But now, when I see your fear, your uncertainty, I just pity you.
(Amazo glares)
Atom: You should have quit while you were ahead.

Dr. Fate: It's over. Isn't it?
Amazo: Yes.
Green Lantern: He murders an entire world, and it's over? Just like that? I don't think so!
Amazo: I did not destroy Oa - I simply moved it to another dimension. (everyone stares) It was in my way.
John Stewart: Then could you move it back?
(Amazo's eyes glow briefly)
Amazo: Done.

Dr. Fate: I can help you on your journey. In your search for meaning.
Amazo: Help me? Why?
Dr. Fate: Because that... is my purpose.

Atom: Told you we'd beat him!
Lex Luthor: What do you mean, "we"?

Inza: Are you all right?
Dr. Fate: Fine, although there was a moment when I actually thought John Stewart was going to attack me.
Shayera Hol: Oh, I don't know about that. His bark's a lot worse than his bite.


Batman: (surrounded with Aquaman by Lava men) Can you make telepathic contact?
Aquaman: Do they look like fish to you?

[Superman is encased in hardened magma]
Wind Dragon: You know, Juice, Superman was my hero when I was a lad. It's not his fault he's getting old.
Superman: Old!? [breaks free]
Wind Dragon: Old but spry, sir, old but spry!

Long Shadow: What I wanna know is-
Shifter, Downpour, Juice, Wind Dragon: "Why can't we join the Justice League?"
Wind Dragon: Hey, it's alright. I used to think like that.
Long Shadow: Used to? What happened?
Wind Dragon: I dunno. I guess I just started wanting stuff.

Superman: I can't listen to anymore of this. This guy's dripping more oil than that platform ever did.

Bizarro: Me will do anything for the woman he loves! Even break her boyfriend out of prison!
Wonder Woman: And what's gonna happen then?
Bizarro: Uh... (gets knocked out)

Bizarro: (singing) Bizarro here to save the day!

Giganta: Outta the way, tiny.
[Long Shadow grows taller than her]
Long Shadow: You were saying?
Giganta: Oh, dirty diaper.

[Downpour blasts Aquaman with a huge tidal wave, which is almost entirely ineffective.]
Aquaman: King of the seas, remember?

[The gunmen step towards Long Shadow. Wonder Woman steps in front of him.]
Wonder Woman: No.
Amanda Waller: You need to step back.
Batman: Not gonna happen. Long Shadow's with us.
Amanda Waller: [to troops] Safeties.
[Soldiers train guns on the League; Superman and Aquaman get between them and Long Shadow]
Batman: [smirking] Mine are bigger than yours.

Batman: Who are you people?
Amanda Waller: That's a national security matter. And if I were you, I wouldn't probe the situation too closely...rich boy.

Dark Heart[edit]

The Atom: [confronted by a (relatively) giant nanomachine] He's bigger than my car now, Katie. Personally, I blame you.
Katie: How can it possibly be my fault?
The Atom: Because otherwise it would be your fault. That can't be right; I'm a professor. [He rides the nanomachine like a bronco, opening a panel on its back.] Okay, I can see the problem, now, Katie. Looks like the salt water created a bad nano-chip. I can get around it by.... [he's nearly thrown off as the nanomachine writhes under him] Okay, I'm just gonna be direct. [He punches the chip, breaking it, but he is shocked by the contact. The nanomachine comes to a halt, and he lies prone on its back, exhausted.]
Katie: Professor Palmer! Professor! Ray!
The Atom: I'm just going to lie here for a while, Katie. I'm old now, and I get tired.
Katie: Professor Palmer, you have company...serious company...
The Atom: Stand by, I'm coming up. [He adjusts a dial on his belt, causing him to grow out of the petri dish. He steps down from the table it's on, to stand only a little shorter than Superman.]

Batman: [in free fall, having bailed out of his plane] Batman to all points. I could use some air support. Since I can't fly. At all. [continues to fall and states calmly] Now would be good. [Superman catches him only a few feet from the ground]

Wonder Woman: [holding Atom in her palm] Ready?
Atom: Just don't squeeze.

Wonder Woman: [in the midst of battle, before tucking Atom into her cleavage] I need both hands, professor.

Atom: This is incredible. Every atom of it is filled with books' worth of information, it is beautifully simple, it—
Batman: Save it for the autopsy.

Atom: Amazing. Show him a weapon that destroyed its creators and every other thing it saw, and he wants to play with it. What's to stop history from repeating itself right here on Earth?
Superman: We are.

Wake the Dead[edit]

Aquaman: Such scintillating repartee. I get better conversation from the android.
Amazo: You are aware I'm in the room?

Aquaman: I win again... huzzah.
Shayera Hol: It's just a game.
(Aquaman knocks the board and pieces off the table)
Aquaman: You disgust me!
Shayera Hol: Join the club.

Shayera Hol: Aquaman thinks I've been here too long.
Inza: Flowers bloom when they are ready, Shayera.
Shayera Hol: I'm no flower. I'm not Lieutenant Shayera Hol of the Thanagarian Empire. Not anymore. I've been stripped of my rank, exiled from my home world. I'm not Hawkgirl. That was always a sham. When I do my job, people get hurt, people that I care about.
Inza: And what happens when you don't do your job?

Green Lantern: Doctor Fate called it, Solomon Grundy's back.
Vixen: The zombie guy? A heavy hitter, I read about him in the files.
Green Lantern: Yeah, he's tough, but we can handle him. Funny thing is, he's supposed to be dead.
Vixen: Aren't all zombies, by definition, dead?
Green Lantern: Uh...

Dr. Fate: Solomon Grundy's grave is empty.
Aquaman:find those responsible, then dig more graves.

Dr. Fate: (magically watching Superman, Green Lantern and Vixen fighting Solomon Grundy) They need our help.
Shayera Hol: So does Grundy. Let's try and get there before the League kills him.
Amazo: (as the battle turns against the League) That scenario seems... unlikely.

[John and Shayera meet for the first time since Starcrossed.]
Green Lantern: Shayera?
Shayera Hol: ... Hate the beard.

Superman: You let Amazo out of the tower now?
Dr. Fate: I'm curious to see how you would dissuade him.

Green Lantern: (Seeing Superman coming from water to the bridge) Are you OK?
Superman: Do I look OK?

Doctor Fate: The creature knows only rage and seeks only oblivion. Your mace may be the only object on Earth that can grant him peace.
Green Lantern: What are you saying!?
Shayera Hol: Your favorite movie's Old Yeller. You know exactly what he's saying. Is this my destiny? To be a destroyer? To betray yet another friend?
Doctor Fate: It's not that simple. It never was.

[The vote to keep Shayera in the league or not is revealed.]
Green Lantern: I recused myself because... well... Anyway, Superman broke the tie.
Superman: I believe in second chances, I believe in redemption. But mostly, I believe in my friends.

Green Lantern: (as several onlookers jeer Shayera) Back off! She doesn't have to take that from you people!
Shayera Hol: Yes, I do. But it's okay. I guess I deserve some of it.
(Her hand is taken)
Mother: You saved our lives. God bless you, Chica Halcón.
Green Lantern: You deserve that, too.

The Once and Future Thing Part 1: Weird Western Tales[edit]

Enid Clinton: Let me get this straight. You got a suit that lets you travel in time, and you've been using it to steal historical trash? [David looks proud; Enid grabs him abusively] You stupid little man! You could go back and steal gold and jewels! You could get stock information from the future! We could be rich!
David Clinton: No! We can't use the suit to do anything that could change history. I'm careful to only take things that wouldn't be missed.
Enid Clinton: Like your SPINE?
David Clinton: Enid, please, don't talk to me like that. I love--
Enid Clinton: Mother was right. I should have married Jim Doorman. He's a very successful lawyer. And you ARE a loser - always were, always will be.
David Clinton: But--
David Clinton: [is stunned with fright at first, but then turns angry] I can think of ONE thing! [activates a portal in time] I can use it to get away from YOU!
[He disappears into it, leaving Enid looking scared]

Green Lantern: Diana's carrying a grudge.
Batman: She'll get over it. How 'bout you? Carrying anything?
Green Lantern: What? Shayera? We're cool. We're giving each other our space. I'm seeing Vixen, now. [pause] I'm very happy.
Batman: Uh-huh.
Green Lantern: Anyway, why are we always talking about my love life? What's going on between you and Diana?
Batman: Nothing. She's a respected colleague.
Green Lantern: Uh-huh.
Batman: I don't have time to pursue a relationship. My work is too important to allow any distractions. Diana's a remarkable woman, she's a valued friend, she's... [realizes] ...standing right behind me, isn't she?
Wonder Woman: [indeed she is] Don't let that stop you. [leans over Batman, flirtatiously] Keep digging.

(after swapping their costumes for cowboy clothes)
Diana: These shoes are killing me.
Bruce Wayne: You fight crime wearing high heels.
Diana: High heels that fit.

Bat Lash: Seems like a waste of a good-sized pot. How 'bout we split it and both walk away?
(Manning's gun extends six additional barrels)
Tobias Manning: How 'bout I keep it all?
Bat Lash: Sounds fair the way you explain it.

David Clinton: He keeps me here to show him out how to work the stuff he can't figure out for himself.
Bat Lash: Which I'd suspect is most of it, what with him being so mule-stupid and all.

Wonder Woman: You're with us.
(tears the door off David's cell)
Bat Lash: That's a healthy gal.

Jonah Hex: If you all are working for Tobias, there's gonna be difficulty.
Bat Lash: Easy, Jonah - they're with me. They helped me out of a spot while I was here incognito tryin' to find out more about Tobias.
Ohiyesa Smith: What have you learned?
Bat Lash: Among other moral failings, the man cheats at poker.
Jonah Hex: (scoffs) I could have told you that. (hacks and spits)

Jonah Hex: What's your stake in this?
John Stewart: We're lawmen too.
Jonah Hex: From back east?
Bruce Wayne: Sure.

John Stewart: What's the plan?
Jonah Hex: Plan? Huh. We put 'em in the ground.

Jonah Hex: Fancy gun belt ya got there. I'm thinking you folks are time travelers.
Bruce Wayne: Where would you get a crazy idea like that?
Jonah Hex: Experience. I've had an interesting life.

Bruce Wayne: Go ahead... give me an excuse.

Ohiyesa Smith: We're getting close. I wanna warn you, there's some downright unusual activity goin' on hereabouts; don't let it throw you.
John Stewart: Don't worry about it, we've got a lot of experience with unusu- [a cowboy riding a pterodactyl flies towards them] ...I'm sorry, you were saying?

Ohiyesa Smith: Tobias Manning's always been trouble. I've run him out of town before. Well, he came back, except this time he had... I don't know, magic powers.
El Diablo: There's no such thing as magic, my friend. It was some sort of trickery.
Ohiyesa Smith: Well, he "tricked" me near to death.

Ohiyesa Smith: The shots are spooking the horses!
Bat Lash: The shots are spooking me!

Bruce Wayne: Six guns. Six of us. Nobody miss.

The Once and Future Thing Part 2: Time, Warped[edit]

Green Lantern: Last time I saw you, you were too young to drive. You look good for a man your age!
Static: The miracles of modern medicine. Sixty-five is the new thirty!

Bruce Wayne: [met by his past self] Surprised to see me?
Batman: A little. I'm more surprised that I lived so long.
Terry McGinnis (Batman II): Batman, Bruce Wayne. Bruce Wayne, Batman. Or have you met?
Batman and Bruce: [simultaneously] Not now!
Batman II: Great. What did they used to call it? Stereo?

Static: Shayera was one cranky pregnant lady. Although to be fair, if I'd laid an egg that size...
Warhawk: [to Green Lantern] He's kidding, Dad. Not that I see there's anything to joke about.
Static: Because we already won. Think about it: If old Bruce is here, that means he already survived all this as Batman.
Bruce Wayne: Flawless logic. Except I have no memory of going to the future, meeting my younger self or of anything else that has happened.

Chronos: The question arises; Who told them where and when our targets would arrive? I mean, I told you; and I only know because I'm the undisputed master of space and time.

[Chronos sends the traitorous Joker, Chucko, back to prehistoric times]
Chronos: Enjoy your stay.
[Chronos disappears in his portal; a Tyrannosaurus Rex appears and Chucko draws a lightsaber]
Chucko: You think I'm scared?! I'll be running this dump in a few ye-!
[A giant asteroid falls from the sky]
Chucko: ...Aw, phooey.
[We see a massive explosion on Earth, killing the dinosaurs and Chucko]

[Chonos returns after taking Chucko to his death]
Chronos: Do you know what killed the dinosaurs?
[The Jokerz look around stupidly]
Bonk: Uh... no, sir?
Chronos: Well, Chucko does. And unless you wanna find out firsthand, you'll go finish off the Justice League. Skedaddle! Time is money! [to Enid] Actually, time is the non-spatial continuum in which events occur linearly, usually in the direction of increased entropy. But the clowns seem to relate better to the money thing.

Batman II: We need to find Chronos.
Static: How? He could be anywhere.
Batman: Sometimes, the best ways are the old ways. [Heads for the door]
Batman II: It's not that simple. You don't know your way around here. A lot of things have changed.
Batman: [pauses with the door half-open] Are criminals still superstitious and cowardly?
Bruce Wayne: Yep.
Batman: Good enough for me.

[The League confronts one of the Jokerz.]
Batman II: You've got some information we need, Ghoul.
Ghoul: You won't find me the talkative sort. [Batman grabs him] Hey!
Batman: [drags Ghoul over to the edge of the building and dangles him over the edge by his leg] Where's Chronos? My arm's getting tired.
Bruce Wayne: I can't believe I was ever that green. [grabs Ghoul and throws him across the rooftop before advancing on him slowly] This is how you interrogate someone!
Ghoul: ...and we've got 9453 active Jokerz organized into about 200 smaller groups. I don't know where Chronos is! He contacts us! He spends every night in a different one of those old buildings! There's no way of knowing ahead of time where he's gonna be! And that's everything I know!
Bruce Wayne: Everything?
Ghoul: ... I wet my bed until I was fourteen!
Bruce Wayne: Losing my patience...
Batman: [pulls Bruce Wayne back with a hand on his shoulder] I can't control my friend here much longer. You'd better give us something we can use.
Ghoul: His wife! I know where his wife is!
Static: [on the sidelines, quietly] Wow. Batman playing good cop... [shakes his head in astonishment]
Green Lantern: Everything's relative.

Warhawk: If we don't beat this guy, it's the end of everything.
Batman II: We've been there before.
Warhawk: Not like this. What are you supposed to do when you have the weight of the world on your shoulders?
Green Lantern: Plant your feet.

Green Lantern: I don't get it. Of all the places in the city he could stay, why here?
Enid Clinton: Because a loser with a kingdom is still just a loser! See for yourself!

Chronos: [to Batman] Wow. You are good. [turns to Enid] Isn't he good?

Green Lantern: The Green Lanterns have a legend. No one can see the beginning of time. It's a universal law!
Batman: Write him a ticket!
[They catch up to Chronos; Batman inserts the disk he's written into the time-travel belt.]
Batman: Get us out of here!
Green Lantern: Having a little trouble applying the brakes!
[They are suddenly back where they started, in the Watchtower cafeteria.]
Batman: [grabs Green Lantern's arm] Look, we're back.
Wonder Woman: That's a nasty cut, John, are you alright?
[Green Lantern touches the cut he got during their adventure]
Batman: [to Wonder Woman] You don't remember going on a mission with us today, do you?
Wonder Woman: No, I just got here.
Batman: [in an undertone to Green Lantern] It's just as if we'd never left.
Green Lantern: What's to prevent it happening again?
Batman: [amusement in his voice] I put a bug in the program that will prevent Chronos from ever existing.
[Flash to the future, when Chronos first tried to jump though time to escape his wife. Every time he punches the button, he arrives back in the same moment he would have left.]

Season Four (Justice League Unlimited)[edit]

The Cat and the Canary[edit]

Black Canary: Black Canary.
Green Arrow: Green Arrow. [They shake hands] I've noticed you around.
Black Canary: I know. You happy punching the bag or you wanna go a few rounds with me? (Green Arrow stares awkwardly) I am talking about sparring.
Green Arrow: That'd be nice too.

Green Arrow: Well, at least now I understand why you brought me along. You didn't need Green Arrow - you just needed "green."
Black Canary: It isn't like that!
Green Arrow: No? Then tell me - what's it like?
Black Canary: I thought I could trust you.

TJ Combo: What is this?
Nina Williams: We want to help you, Tyler. We want to get you out of here.
TJ Combo: Why? Does it look like I have a problem?
Nina Williams: You do if you don't see what you've become here! You're entertainment for these people! The rooster in a cockfight!
TJ Combo: Fighting is what I do. Alright, it was all I was ever good at and I'm still good at it - I'm TJ Combo, the guy who fights! That's what I am.

Wildcat: I'll be there in ten minutes.
Black Canary: Would those be real minutes or Wildcat minutes?

Green Arrow: Uh, there's no place to change.
Black Canary: Right here'll do.
(they turn their backs to each other and Dinah begins to undress, Ollie sneaks a look over his shoulder.)
Black Canary: You drop something?

Roulette: That's right. Two good guys, fighting each other. And one of them's her. (cut to Black Canary, then cut to the audience, where male jaws are dropping)

Black Canary: [To Roulette] Then here's the deal: If I win, you ban Wildcat from cage fighting forever. And If I lose, [to Wildcat] I'll never bother you again.
Wildcat: Forget it!
Roulette: Can't do that, Cat - it's much too good an idea.

Black Canary: If we leave here without Wildcat, or worse, if I use my power to force him out, he'll just come back. We have to settle this the only way he understands.
Green Arrow: You're not really gonna fight him...
Black Canary: I have to. And beat him, it's the only way he can stop.
Green Arrow: [takes an arrow] I thought it was just you pretending again.
Black Canary: What's that supposed to mean?
Green Arrow: Like all the flirting you did at the Watchtower. The way you acted interested. To get me to come with you.
Black Canary: Who said that was pretending?
Green Arrow: Oh no, I know your game now.
Black Canary: It's not always a game.
Green Arrow: No? Come here, look me in the eye and say so. [Black Canary comes closer to Green Arrow, who knocks her out with gas from the arrow; Roulette enters the room and sees Black Canary unconscious] Don't worry. You'll still get your main event.

Black Canary: [to Green Arrow, who she thinks is dead] You know, that was an incredibly stupid thing to do. Not to mention arrogant, pig-headed, macho, and... very very sweet. [kisses him] I'm sorry...
Green Arrow: [opens eyes] I'm not.

Green Arrow: Care to join me for a cup of coffee?
Black Canary: Yeah.
Green Arrow: Good. You're buying.
(As he limps away, Canary smiles.)

The Ties That Bind[edit]

Oberon: Craziest stunt you ever pulled...
Mr. Miracle: That's why we're rehearsing it.
Oberon: Kid's got an answer for everything.

[Mr. Miracle has just performed a seemingly impossible escape]
Big Barda: [Relieved; hugs him] Scott! I thought you were dead! [angry; picks him up] You insufferable showboat! I thought you were dead!

Mister Miracle: Hey, where is Oberon?
Granny Goodness: Don't worry, dumpling. He's safe and sound, in Granny's loving care! Of course, if you ever want to see the old runt alive again, you'll do exactly as Granny says.
Big Barda: You demented old gargoyle...

Flash: Could it hurt them to show me just a little respect?
Elongated Man: Tell me about it, I've been at this longer than you and they still treat me like comic relief.
Flash: Better than being treated like a teenage sidekick! I mean, I was one of the original seven! Tell me the truth, Ralph, do I seem immature to you?
Elongated Man: Not in the least.
[Widen to show they are playing "Brawlin' Bots"]
Flash: Ha! I bopped your block off!
Elongated Man: That-that's not fair, the green guy's arms are longer!
Flash: Are not!

Big Barda: We don't need these cowards! We can do it on our own!
Flash: Great news, Bertha! You don't have to!
[Barda seizes him by the throat]
Big Barda: BARDA!
Flash: [squeaks] Isn't that what I said?

Virman Vundabar: Kalibak, Kalibak, Kalibak... I have used every vile punishment, every known torture, yet still you refuse to join Virman Vundabar's noble cause.
Kalibak: You're about as noble as my armpit.
Virman Vundabar: Very well, you've forced me to my last resort! [reaches into his uniform] Cake! [Kalibak licks his lips, but then spits at Vundabar] Oh, did I say that was my last resort? My mistake, I have one more! [activates torture device]

Oberon: You've always been this deluded? Or is it just since senility set in?
Granny Goodness: Oh! You wound Granny. But not as much as Granny is going to wound you!

Granny Goodness: Are you enjoying Granny's hospitality?
Oberon: Ah, blow it out your shorts, ya goose-stepping harpy!

Flash: Not that I mind the exercise, but couldn't your boob tube have transported us any closer?
Big Barda: It's "boom tube"!

Virman Vundabar: Ah, this should be a magnificent show, even if I already know the ending.

[Big Barda is fighting the robot guards]
Flash: Robots! I love smashing robots!
Mr. Miracle: No! You've got something more important to do. Search this place and find Kalibak.
Flash: Will you two be all - [robot head flies past] Okay!

Kalibak: Well, if it isn't my treacherous stepbrother. And his cow.
Big Barda: Arrogant worm! How dare you -! [swings at him]
Flash: Knock it off! What are you guys, twelve? I can't believe I'm the mature one here.
Mr. Miracle: He's right. We've got bigger problems.
Virman Vundabar: Indeed you do, fools! Much bigger! And, oh, how I will delight in watching you fail! (Barda blasts the monitor) Very interesting...but futile.

Kalibak: Saved by a female!
Flash: [To Big Barda] Guess you'd better drop him. [Big Barda starts to drop him] KIDDING!

(Scott Free is trapped in a room rapidly filling with water)
Virman Vundabar: Enjoying your bath, Mr. Miracle? Here at Casa de Vundabar, we provide everything, including your very last breath!

Kalibak: Vundabar's not done with us yet!
(An entire army of guard robots suddenly attack)
Flash: Hope you're happy!
Kalibak: Indeed I am!
[Big Barda and Kalibak smash the guards, Miracle and Flash hang back]
Flash: Shouldn't we...?
Mr. Miracle: And spoil their fun?

Martian Manhunter: (to Granny Goodness) Try not to think about where you've got Oberon hidden. - (to Flash) Darkseid's old palace. I'll guide you.

Mr. Miracle: Ah, it's good to see you, old friend!
Oberon: It's good to see me, too!
Big Barda: All the trouble we had to go through because of you.
Oberon: All legs, and no heart.
Big Barda: You're just too far away to hear it.
[kneels and hugs him]

[as Scott and his party depart Apokolips]
Granny Goodness: How? Granny never failed with any of them. How did she fail with him?
Big Barda: (comes back) Oh, one last thing...
[She delivers a right cross to Granny's jaw, knocking her cold.]

Martian Manhunter: Flash-
Flash: Yeah, I know, I know, I went behind your back! But look how everything turned out! We boom back here for you, the switch went off perfectly, and now we've got Kalibak locked up on Earth where neither side can use him!
Martian Manhunter: You don't-
Flash: So, yeah! I did go behind your back, but you know what? I'd do it again! What do you say to that, big guy?
Martian Manhunter: I was only going to ask if you wanted to play Brawlin' Bots. [smiles]
Flash: ...Dibs on the green one! [zooms away]
Martian Manhunter: I wanted the green one...

Doomsday Sanction[edit]

Batman: Get dressed. It's time we talked.

[As he intercepts her on her bath]
Batman: Amanda Waller. Born in St. Louis, road scholar, PhD in Political Science. Served in Intelligence, under three administrations. Disappeared from public life, four years ago.
Amanda Waller: (deadpan) Am I supposed to be impressed? Maybe I should rattle off your resume now? Y'know, I could blow the whistle on you any time I want...
Batman: Fine, why don't WE step into the light together? I'm sure the American people would be just as interested in YOUR activities as mine - Secret weapons, illegal cloning experiments, bypassing Congress...
Amanda Waller: What do you want!?
Batman: I want to know what you think you're doing.
Amanda Waller: Did Superman ever mention that to get Luthor's pardon, he had to tell us about your parallel universe adventure? All about it? We started to wonder what would if you took the same action that the Justice Lords did. So I had my people run some computer simulations: If the Justice League ever went rogue, what do you think would occur?
Batman: That's moot...
Amanda Waller: (Dryly) Humor me. In every single scenario, you beat us. Badly. But that was before CADMUS. Now we have the technology to defend ourselves.
Batman: (Threatening) Whatever you think you're doing, if you present a threat to the world, the Justice League will take you down...
Amanda Waller: (Angry) If we present a threat!? You got a SPACESHIP floating over our heads with a laser cannon pointing down! In another dimension, seven of you overthrew the government and assassinated the President! WE are the good guys, protecting our country from a very real threat: you.

Batman: Project Cadmus is in the business of developing weapons, specifically to fight us.
Martian Manhunter: They're worried we've grown too powerful, and they want to even the odds.

Batman: What's to stop us?
Flash: Me! Those guys went overboard because their Flash died. So as long as you all focus on keeping me alive, that'll never happen here.
(Martian Manhunter, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and Hawkgirl stare at him.)
Martian Manhunter: Let's put a pin in that theory to explore another time.

Batman: I've got the Question looking into it and--
Wonder Woman, Superman, Hawkgirl, Green Lantern, Flash, and Martian Manhunter: Awwwww!
Flash: Not that kook!

Amanda Waller: Doctor Milo, I'm not known for my sense of humor, but I know a sick joke when I see one.

Dr. Milo: (Seeing Doomsday approach him) What are you...?
Doomsday: Your problem solved.
(Doomsday kills Milo while he screams)

Amanda Waller: Milo! I'll have his hide for this.
Security Guard: Doomsday beat you to it, ma'am.

Doomsday: Superman. I'm here to kill you. Is this a bad time?

Superman: I know who you are. But I'm not the one who hurt you.
Doomsday: Superman is Superman. And I will kill you.
Superman: Why?
Doomsday: It's what I am; I don't care why.

[Superman attempts to lobotomize Doomsday with heat vision]:
Doomsday: Ah, ah, ah. Can't be beat me the same way twice!
Superman: Then I guess I'll need a bigger fire!
[Superman tosses Doomsday into the volcano.]

Amanda Waller: What were you thinking? You're gonna kill Superman and everyone else on the island!
Wade Eiling: We have to sanction Doomsday, we were gonna get to Superman somewhere down the line, and we've been trying to stop drug traffic from San Baquero for years. The way I see it: three birds, one stone.

Doomsday: You'll wish you'd killed me.

[Superman and Wonder Woman step into the infirmary to visit Batman, recovering after stopping the San Baquero missile]
Wonder Woman: (Joking) You'll do anything to avoid monitor duty...
Batman: Sent him (Doomsday) off to the Phantom Zone, didn't you?
Superman: He left us no choice.
Batman: Spoken like a true Justice Lord...
Superman: (Offended) What!? COME ON!
Batman: Passing judgment like gods... With our super-powered army and our orbiting death ray... CADMUS is right to be scared - the human race wouldn't stand a chance...
Superman: We'd never go there! It isn't in our nature and nothing can change that!
Batman: Nothing? What if Luthor does become President, like he did in their world? What would stop you from doing what that Superman did!?
Superman: There's always that Kryptonite you carry around...
Batman: YOU DON'T GET TO JOKE! Not today! (Points at him) I just took a bullet for you!
Superman: I'm sorry, Bruce. You're right. But you don't have to worry about the Justice League. Trust me. You know me.
Batman: Yeah, I do.

Task Force X[edit]

Deadshot: (as his handcuffs are unlocked) What if I don't want to go with him?
Colonel Rick Flagg: Then you can go and take your seat, tough guy.

Deadshot: What do you want, exactly?
Rick Flagg: You're gonna do something patriotic, convict.
Deadshot: Groovy. Who do I kill?

Deadshot: An expert with nothing to lose... this must be some nasty business.
Rick Flagg: A little B-and-E, a little grand larceny. No big deal.
Deadshot: Right. What's the target? [Flagg hands him a dossier]
Colonel Rick Flagg: Justice League headquarters.
Deadshot: Always did want to die for my country.

Captain Boomerang: Ah, so we'll make our way there, pretty as you please, then maybe a picnic lunch and the Justice League will give us a ride home. We may as well be storming Heaven's Gate itself.
Clock King: Unlike Heaven, this tower has a duty roster. One I've studied thoroughly. I've scheduled your visit for when they're at their weakest.
Captain Boomerang: Define "weakest", please.

Rick Flagg: Okay, Plastique, you're setting the charge, and Superman walks in the room.
Plastique: You said he wouldn't be there!
Colonel Rick Flagg: Last minute change in the duty roster, Superman's got the drop on you - what do you do?
Plastique: Before or after I change my shorts(Diaper)?

Deadshot: I thought he was gonna wet himself when you mentioned the Martian. He couldn't let us through fast enough.
Plastique: That was nothing. I almost lost it when this bonehead set off the metal detector.
Captain Boomerang: Seventy-five cents is seventy-five cents. I'm supposed to throw away money?

[Task Force X readies their weapons in an elevator.]
Deadshot: [addressing Colonel Flag] And you? Going in unarmed?
Captain Boomerang: This one don't need no weapons.

[Deadshot and Plastique board the elevator; Green Lantern catches the door with his ring]
Green Lantern: Hey.
Deadshot: How ya doin'.
[Brief silence; Deadshot gives Plastique a sidelong glance]
Deadshot: Uh, excuse me, Mr. Lantern? For six weeks now, my wife's been after me for Hawkgirl's autograph; you wouldn't know where she's at today, would you?
Green Lantern: [annoyed] Haven't seen her. [gets off elevator]
Deadshot: Okay, thanks anyway.
Plastique: You are a very bad boy.
Deadshot: Tell me you didn't love it.

[Task Force X is attempting to escape the Watchtower; they burst onto the transport deck]
Martian Manhunter: Ask yourselves - is being in here with me what you truly desire?

Deadshot: C'est la vie.

Amanda Waller: You really think we can do something with this?
Tala: An invulnerable juggernaut forged by the gods? Oh yes, Ms. Waller, most definitely.

Amanda Waller: Rick, you're a good soldier. Your father would be proud.
Rick Flagg: Ma'am.

Deadshot: Most fun I've had since my last root canal. Well gang, guess I'll be saying-
[Attacked by Colonel Flagg]
Colonel Rick Flagg: Dream on, dirtbag. Five years. You sign up for missions like this for five years. If you survive, then you go free. You don't like it, there's a nice warm seat waiting for you back at Belle Reve Correctional.
Deadshot: Tell me, Colonel - what's Waller got on you?
Colonel Rick Flagg: Not a thing. Some of us don't have to be blackmailed into serving their country.

Martian Manhunter: Don't you understand? We can't trust him.
Green Lantern: J'onn... we can't trust anyone now.

The Balance[edit]

Felix Faust: Tala, you've come a long way since my untimely demise. But the student, however gifted, still has much to learn from the teacher.
Tala: And I'm supposed to take advice from you, when without my spell, your spirit would have been — poof! — lost on the winds.
Felix Faust: Yes. So very kind of you to trap me in this mirror for all eternity.
Tala: Beats the alternative.
Felix Faust: True enough.

Tala: This is really bad, isn't it?
Felix Faust: You have no idea.

Flash: I had dinner with two women at the same time. 'Cause I'm a stud.

Etrigan: [screaming, shifting between demon and human forms] The gates of Tartarus swing both ways! AARGH! The balance towards chaos!

Zatanna: [speaking backwards] Lleh fo enorht eht no stis tsuaf! Tsol si lla! ("All is lost! Faust sits on the throne of Hell!")

Wonder Woman: Flash!
Hermes: No, it's the original speedster.

Hermes: I've got something for you, here, it's pretty important. Zeus paid for overnight service. Here it is. [Hands her a scroll]
Wonder Woman:[reading] "For a good time, call Podenemus."
Hermes: [Grabs the scroll] Wha-uh-, heh-heh... Wrong scroll. I think I got a shot, it's her cell number... Here we go. [reads] "By decree of Zeus, father of Olympus, it is so ordered: Diana of Themyscira will travel to Tartarus and set right that what has been disturbed."
Wonder Woman: He's telling me to go to...
Hermes: Basically. Felix Faust is on the loose again.
Wonder Woman: Felix Faust is dead.
Hermes: Yes, and pretty upset about it, too.

Hermes: The Amazons did their best to stop him. They're good but they were out of their weight class.

Hermes: You must defeat Faust and restore Hades to the throne of Tartarus.
Wonder Woman: So far as I'm concerned they deserve each other! Why should I care about this?
Hermes: You mean, other than the direct-order-from-the-gods thing?

Shayera Hol: [walking in on Wonder Woman taking her mace] We become pals while I wasn't looking?

[Demons are attacking Shayera; one grabs her wing but suddenly backs away]
Shayera Hol: [spreads her wings] That's right, I'm an angel! You can mess with me if you want to... [points upward] But I don't think you wanna mess with the boss! [Demons retreat] If we're lucky, they'll all be that dumb.

Shayera Hol: Where's Faust?
Abnegazar: Let me think... oh, yeah! He's over there! No, wait! He's over there! No, there!
Shayera Hol: One more answer, and it better be the right one.
Abnegazar: Or what? You'll kill me? Gosh, I might end up suffering eternal torment as punishment for my sins! Oh, wait - I ALREADY AM!

[Wonder Woman has used her lasso to compel a demon to reveal Felix Faust's location]
Shayera Hol: How did you do that?
Wonder Woman: Magic lasso. Who knew?
Shayera Hol: If you don't want to tell me, fine.

[Wonder Woman has a demon tied up with her lasso.]
Shayera Hol: I've got one more question: is there anything else we should know?
Abnegazar: Yeah. You really, really shouldn't go in there. Now, could you please take this rope off of me? I'm a demon! The truth hurts.

[Faust is in Hades' library]
Felix Faust: Now I'm in heaven...! Figuratively speaking.

Shayera Hol: We're revoking your library card.
Felix Faust: Oh, you want to fight. Not in the mood. [Sends them away with a spell, then goes back to his book] Darn it, lost my place.

Wonder Woman: You okay?
Shayera Hol: Yeah. Didn't think I'd need a jacket where we were going. Aren't you cold in that outfit?
Wonder Woman: Not really.
Shayera Hol: Of course not. The princess doesn't get cold. The princess doesn't even sweat in the fire pits of Tartarus.
Wonder Woman: I do too sweat.
Shayera Hol: Please, you glow. I wouldn't be surprised if you never have to -
[In the distance, Hades screams]

Wonder Woman: Come on. We're putting you back on the throne.
Hades: Or die trying?
Shayera Hol: Not in the plan.

[Wonder Woman attacks Faust with Shayera's mace.]
Wonder Woman: I hit a lot harder than she does.

[Wonder Woman helps Shayera to her feet.]
Shayera Hol: You're all sweaty.
Wonder Woman: Told you.

Hades: [Surveying a burning library] Ah well, who has time to read these days?

Wonder Woman: What about us? Are we good?
Shayera Hol: Like oil and vinegar. We go together, but we don't mix.
Wonder Woman: Works for me.

Double Date[edit]

Sombra: You're the Knights data guy, the conspiracy buff, right? Enzo says you're a nutjob.
Garrus: Funny, he says the same thing about you.
Sombra: He's right.

Huntress: You must be the ugliest guy of all time, Question, hiding your face like that.
The Question: Go away.

Sombra: Wow. I had no idea that the Girl Scouts were responsible for the crop circle phenomenon.
Garrus: Few people do. Few even think to ask the question.

Huntress: Do you know what "apophenia" is?
The Question: Apophenia, noun. The tendency to see connections where none exists. Did you come here just to make fun of my work?

Steven Mandragora: Speaking of squealing, Nina Williams, I notice you can't take your eyes off of me. One can hardly blame you. Perhaps after Agent Faraday helps absolve me of my alleged crimes, I could put you in a cage and have you sing for me.
Bass Armstrong: Listen, you giant tub of...!
King Faraday: Mr Armstrong, may I remind you that you're here strictly in a security capacity?
Steven Mandragora: Yes, why don't you go and fetch me another four platters of oysters like a good little leprechaun? I'm sure your girlfriend and I will have much to discuss while you're gone. I like my oysters sweet, by the way. Sweet and juicy.
Nina Williams: Let him talk, Armstrong. With all the enemies he's made, he never knows if he's eating his last meal.
(Mandragora laughs heartily)

Sombra: Oh, baby doll. And just for the record, I usually prefer my dates to be human.

Nina Williams: Faraday's right, Armstrong. Relax, nothing this guy can say is gonna affect me one way or the other.
Steven Mandragora: Is that right? Well then, perhaps you won't mind explaining how a lovely young lady like you ends up with a nobody like him. Were all the real men in the Gaming Knights already taken?

(Green Arrow and Black Canary had been sent out of Mandragora's house after she punched him; she complains about how painful it was for her to punch him)
Green Arrow: I think you'll live to punch suspects another day, pretty bird.

Green Arrow: Why are you doing this, Question?
Question: You wouldn't believe me if I told you.

Green Arrow: I strongly advise you to stay down. These impact arrows are non-lethal, but they hurt... a lot.

Green Arrow: Alright you two, stay here. Don't make me sic Black Canary on you - you've only seen her nice side so far.
[Green Arrow leaves with Black Canary; Huntress punches Question's shoulder.]
Question: Ow! What was that for?
Huntress: All that crazy mystery man mojo, and you couldn't even pick up a clue without being seen?
Question: The key wasn't the clue. The key was mine. Now, this list of container ship arrivals I palmed when they were yelling at you: that's the clue.

Black Canary: I don't get it. Why aren't we on our way to the train station?
Green Arrow: Shh. (Huntress and Question run out of the house) Because I know when I'm being conned.
Black Canary: You're cute when you're an insufferable smarty-pants.

Huntress: You're even smarter than they say.
Question: Smart enough to realize you don't know jack about Cadmus.
Huntress: ...I needed your help.

Franco Bertinelli: Get behind me, Helena. It'll be all right...

Garrus: But you saw it all, Olivia. Steven Mandragora killed your parents while you watched helplessly. Isn't that what happened?
Sombra: (wipes away a tear) If you knew all that, then you probably know what I'm gonna do to Mandragora when I catch him. So why help me?
Garrus: That... is the question.

Question: Somebody's following us.
Huntress: Lose them!
Question: Like airline luggage.

Green Arrow: You're not supposed to drive when you're angry!
Black Canary: They're heading towards the waterfront. Hang on!
Green Arrow: It's so funny you think you have to tell me that!

Black Canary: [through the com-link] Stop the car, Question. Pull over!
Question: Stop following us, Canary.
Huntress: Is that her? Give me that! [plucks com-link from Question's ear]
Question: Hey!
Huntress: [speaks through the com-link] You want a piece of me, blondie? Bring it! [steps on the accelerator]

(Question jumps his car over a ramp and onto the train tracks)
Green Arrow: This is so unnecessary...
(Canary jumps her bike to follow them)
Green Arrow: Are we dead yet?
Black Canary: No.
Green Arrow: ARE WE DEAD YET?
Black Canary: Look, if we die, I promise I'll let you know.

Huntress: Train...!
Question: I see it.
Huntress: TRAIN!
Question: I see it!

(J'onn had just teleported Black Canary and Green Arrow out of the train's path and into the sea, leaving behind Canary's motorcycle)
Black Canary: I can't believe you! [Hits Green Arrow] I rebuilt that bike by hand!
Green Arrow: You're absolutely right. I'm sorry I saved our lives.
Black Canary: Ooh! [Swims away]
Green Arrow: And J'onn thinks Huntress is the unstable one.

Steven Mandragora: Get behind me, Edgar. It will be all right...

Sombra: You knew all along that kid was gonna be on that freighter.
Garrus: I do my homework.
Sombra: Then why go to all the the trouble to help? Why risk your life for me?
Garrus: [embarrassed] Because I... like you. [Sombra gives Garrus a long kiss, then pulls him away by his collar] Where are we going?
Sombra: Don't ask so many questions.
Nina Williams: (to Bass Armstrong) I'm sorry, but... eww!


Batman: J'onn! We're in trouble!
Martian Manhunter: Are you asking for help?
Batman: Yes!
Martian Manhunter: You never ask for help.
Batman: Just get us some reinforcements!

[Batman and Superman are conversing while battling supervillains.].
Batman: You were a little hard on the Boy Scout, don't you think?
Superman: I thought I was the Boy Scout?
Batman: I did too, 'til I met Captain Marvel. What do these guys want, anyway?
Superman: To take over the world. Or rob banks, I forget.

Superman: When you joined this team, you became something more than just a hero.
Captain Marvel: I know that, sir, but...
Superman: You became a symbol. A symbol that represents all of us.
Captain Marvel: Yes, sir.
Superman: We don't play favorites, we don't sell deodorant on television, and we don't get involved in politics.
Captain Marvel: Yes, sir.
Superman: And we certainly don't endorse supervillains for the presidency!

Superman: Why are all of you defending Captain Marvel?
Batman: We like him. He's... sunny.

Batman: The lock was nano-picked. LexCorp technology.
Superman: Then Luthor...
Batman: Which anyone could have gotten their hands on. Or, for that matter, planted here to incriminate Luthor.
Superman: You know it was him.
Batman: I'm not entirely convinced: This is pretty sloppy for Lex.
Superman: He's the most arrogant human being on the planet. He wants us to know.
Batman: Maybe.
Superman: Maybe?
Batman: I'll go to the Watchtower, see if the Atom can find something I missed.
Superman: Since when do you miss anything?
Batman: Since when do you jump to conclusions without evidence?

Superman: Look, Captain, I wanna...
Captain Marvel: No more lectures. I called this meeting, and I'm gonna have my say.
Superman: But...
Captain Marvel: My whole life, I've looked up to the League. You were my heroes. Every one of you. And you... you were more than a hero. I idolized you. I wanted to be you. Whenever I was out there facing down the bad guys, I'd think, "What would Superman do?" Now I know. I believe in fair play. I believe in taking people at their word and giving them the benefit of the doubt. Back home, I've come up against my share of pretty nasty bad guys, but I never had to act the way they did to win a fight. I always found another way. I... I guess I'm saying I-I like being a hero, a symbol, and that's why I'm... quitting the Justice League. You don't act like heroes any more. (leaves)
Superman: He's right.

Lex Luthor: The plan worked better than I had hoped. All I wanted was for Superman to destroy the energy source. But battling Captain Marvel? Demolishing Lexor City while those media morons filmed every horrific moment? It was more than I ever could have hoped for! Everything's going according to plan... and we're just getting started.

Hunter's Moon[edit]

Green Lantern: [after J'onn assigns Vixen and Shayera to a mission] Why did you do that?
Martian Manhunter: Vixen hasn't spent much time in space. Good experience for her.
Green Lantern: You know what I mean. Sending my girlfriend and my ex on the same mission?
Martian Manhunter: Difficult as it may be for you to believe, I don't take your love life into consideration when I make command decisions.

Shayera Hol: Can you even see what you're shooting at?
Vigilante: Nope - just keepin' 'em honest.

Vixen: Men have fragile egos. To get what you want, you must know how to talk to them.

Parah Dul: [to Shayera] Did you really think you could get away with betraying the entire Thanagarian empire?
Vigilante: Hold up. I thought we were the ones she betrayed.
Vixen: Sounds like she betrayed everybody, cowboy.

Paran Dul: All we want is Shayera Hol. If you hand her over, the rest of you can go free. If you choose to fight with her, you'll most assuredly die with her.
Vigilante: Let me think on that! (fires his gun at her)

Shayera Hol: Maybe I should let them take me.
Vigilante: Like horse hockey...! Pardon my French.
Vixen: We're Justice League. We don't turn our backs on our teammates.
Vigilante: (to Shayera) Still having a little trouble with that notion, huh?

Vigilante: Hey, Vix, ain't this supposed to be your territory? Use some of your animal tricks to give us a leg up.
Vixen: What makes you think I know anything about the jungle? I live in a loft in Chelsea.

Shayera Hol: I'm not going to argue with you. I'm in charge, you have to-
Vigilante: What, trust you? Seems to me that's been tried.
Vixen: Vig, we can't do this now - she's mission leader.
Vigilante: She's a Thanagarian! I don't know what you did during the invasion-
Vixen: I fought them.
Vigilante: So did I, for all the good it done me! Filthy hawks caught me, locked me up in a tiny cell, humiliated me - your people, Hawkgirl.

Kragger: I'm supposed to believe you would give me your teammate? I'm brain-damaged, not stupid.

[Vigilante is flying a Thanagarian ship]
Vigilante: Darn-son-ding-busted-horse-thievin'-alien-control-panel-which-can't-nobody-work-proper!

[Paran Dul and Vixen are fighting in the back of the ship]
Vigilante: Ya folks mind?! Student driver up here!

[After Vixen tosses Paran Dul off the ship]
Vigilante: You okay?
Vixen: I will be if you let me drive.

Green Lantern: (as Vixen and Shayera approach him, he holds out his arms) I was worried about you! (both girls stalk past him)
Vixen: (to Shayera) When do you want to do this?
Shayera Hol: No time like the present.
Green Lantern: Mari? Shayera? Oh, man. This is gonna be ugly.
(cut to the girls sitting at a table, laughing)
Vixen: Not to mention his taste in movies!
Shayera Hol: I know! OLD YELLER? What's that about? (they both laugh harder)
Vixen: And he's such a MARINE! You should see his underwear drawer. He folds his socks! (both laugh again)
Shayera Hol: I have seen his underwear drawer. (both stop laughing)
Vixen: He still has feelings for you, you know.
Shayera Hol: I know.

Vixen: Funny thing about me. Whenever I start a book or a movie, no matter how bad it is, I just can't stop until I get to the end. So even though John and I have only been together for a little while... well, I just like to see things through.
Shayera Hol: En garde! (they smile and raise their glasses for a toast)

Question Authority[edit]

Huntress: (beating up Cadmus security guards) You really know how to show a girl a good time, Q. When are we going out on a real date?
Question: Shh! I'm trying to concentrate.
Huntress: I'm not even in the Justice League anymore, you're lucky to have me along.
Question: Hardly. You're drawn to my eccentric charm.

Huntress: You get what you came for?
Question: I believe so.
Huntress: [suggestively] Which leaves the rest of our evening tantalizingly free...
Question: There are three terabytes of data here, I'll be busy for days--
[An annoyed Huntress snatches the hard drive and glares at him.]
Question: Um... dinner and a movie?
Huntress: It's a start. [tucks the drive in her belt]

Question: It's all connected. Not alternate reality. Time loop. Luthor becomes president, Flash is killed, Superman kills Luthor in retaliation, superhumans arms race, Armageddon, end of the world, inevitable. Is the future immutable? Can destiny be changed? Will they allow it?

Superman: Something I can help you with?
Question: I hope so. But I assume you don't want to discuss your White House weenie-roast in front of a crowd...
Superman: [to others] I'll be back in a minute. [he leads Question to the empty conference room]
Question: Always wondered what was in here. Private conference room. Original members only, yes? A place where you're free to discuss your secrets and lies...
Superman: You said something about me in the White House.
Question: Not you exactly. Another version of you, hmm?
Superman: Stop dancing around it. Tell me what you know.
Question: I know what you told everyone. The Justice Lords, a parallel universe version of the Justice League, came to our world to rid it of crime, just as they did on their own world. With Lex Luthor's help, our Justice League managed to rout them before they could impose their totalitarian will on our populace. I also know what you didn't tell anyone, outside of the original seven members of the Justice League. On that other Earth, so very much like our own, a Superman, so very much like you, killed the President.
Superman: [tenses up, accidentally damaging a chair he was leaning on] Question, no one can know about this.
Question: Or what? You'll incinerate me too?
Superman: I'd never do anything like that.
Question: Wouldn't you? Didn't you recently try to lobotomize Doomsday with your heat vision, just as the Justice Lord did?
Superman: That's different!
Question: It's the same. A heavily-armed Watchtower with an army of proactive heroes, Luthor running for President - if it's not quite the same, it soon will be! Have you seen Amanda Waller's computer simulations?
Superman: Batman told me about them.
Question: Did he tell you all the models predict that a war between the Justice League and the government will devastate the planet?!
Superman: We would never fight the government!
Question: Not even if Luthor was the government?! [beginning to ramble in fear] Predestined... Flash will die, you will kill Luthor, Armageddon... inevitable...
Superman: Question, I'm... [puts a hand on his shoulder; the Question recoils with a gasp] I'm worried about you. You're mixed up. This world isn't like the other one. We're not the Justice Lords. Those things you're afraid of will never happen here. I won't let them.
[Question is silent for a moment, then walks out]

Question: Have you seen the latest polls? It's beginning to look like you're going to be our next President. Just like in that other world.
Lex Luthor: [casually] I wouldn't bet against me.
Question: No, it wouldn't be prudent. I want you to understand something, Luthor. Although my distaste for you as a human being is brobdingnagian, what I'm about to do isn't personal.
Lex Luthor: What are you babbling about?
Question: Everything that exists has a specific nature. Each entity exists as something in particular and has characteristics that are part of what it is. A is A, and no matter what reality he calls home, Luthor is Luthor. If I'm to save the world, your existence must come to an end before you take office.
Luthor: [unafraid] You're going to kill me so that Superman can't.
Question: I'm a well-known crackpot. The Justice League's reputation will survive my actions, and Superman's legacy will remain intact.

[While using his newly revealed super-strength to beat up the Question]
Luthor: President? Foolish faceless man. My campaign is a farce - a small part of a much grander scheme. President? Do you know how much power I'd have to give up to be President? That's right, conspiracy buff. I spent $75 million on a fake presidential campaign. All just to tick Superman off.

Superman: A lot of things are starting to make sense now, Professor Hamilton. When did Cadmus recruit you?
Professor Emil Hamilton: Recruit me? I went to them.
Superman: How can you work for these people? Do you know what they are?
Professor Emil Hamilton: Power brokers, politicians, criminals, and black ops mercenaries with one thing in common besides: they're humanity's last hope against your kind.
Superman: What are you talking about? Humanity doesn't need protection from us.
Professor Emil Hamilton: I used to believe that. I thought you were a guardian angel, come to answer our prayers. But Lucifer was an angel too, wasn't he?
Superman: Professor--
Professor Emil Hamilton: You forget: I've been on the receiving end of your wrath, when you brought Supergirl to S.T.A.R. Labs for medical treatment. I know what you're capable of.
Superman: That's what this is about? One little scare and you betray us?! You stole Kara's DNA! Violated her trust! My trust!
Professor Emil Hamilton: The chicken, or the egg, Superman?

Dr. Moon: This doesn't have to continue. I can make you stop seeing the visions at any time. You stole files from our computer. Just tell me what you've learned.
Question: [babbling about various assumed conspiracies] Topically-applied fluoride doesn't prevent tooth decay. It does render teeth detectable by satellite.
Dr. Moon: Tell me what you know.
Question: The plastic tips at the ends of shoelaces are called aglets. Their true purpose is sinister!
Dr. Moon: [getting annoyed] Tell me what you know.
Question: There was a magic bullet! It was forged by Illuminati mystics to prevent us from learning the truth!

[Superman and Huntress smashes into Dr. Moon's lab; Dr. Moon pulls a gun]
Superman: Don't be stupid - drop it.
[Dr. Moon drops the gun]
Huntress: Sorry - not good enough. [knocks Dr. Moon to the floor and pulls her crossbow on him]
Superman: Huntress, that wasn't part of our deal!
Huntress: [backs off] Yeah. Okay.

Huntress: Lean on me. We're getting out of here.
Question: [weak, babbling] Secret messages... encoded in amino acid chains in carb-free breakfast bars...
Huntress: Come on, baby doll. It's all right.

Superman: Good to see you, Captain. Cover our flank.
Captain Atom: I'm afraid you misunderstand. I'm speaking as an officer of the United States Air Force.
Huntress: Bad time to grow a sense of humor, Cap.
Captain Atom: No joke, ma'am. I'm currently assigned to General Eiling's special projects unit. My orders are to prevent you from taking Question out of this facility. So how's this gonna go down?


[Captain Atom is trying to stop Superman and Huntress from rescuing Question]
Superman: This is ridiculous. If you're not gonna help us, get out of our way!
Captain Atom: Not an option, Superman. I've got my orders, legal and proper.
Huntress: Dude, Superman just told you to step aside.
Captain Atom: I heard him, ma'am. Not gonna happen. [Superman makes to move past him, but he forms red energy with his fists and punches Superman across the room with ease] I control radiation, Superman. That includes red sun radiation.

[Huntress and Question are trying to escape, she tries opening a door]
Huntress: Locked. Sure, why not?

[A Cadmus medic is about to see to Captain Atom, Superman intervenes]
Superman: Don't you touch him! He's Justice League. [Carries Captain Atom out]

(Huntress removes the Question's mask, revealing his true - though battered - face)
Question: You were right. I am the ugliest guy of all time.
Huntress: Not in my eyes. [kisses him]

Superman: What happened, Question? How did Cadmus get ahold of you?
Question: I went to kill Luthor so that you wouldn't be able to.
Superman: That's not how we do things.
Question: How do we do things, Superman? Your counterpart killed Luthor, this Luthor is scheming to enrage you--
Superman: Doing a pretty good job of it.
Question: Ruining your reputation, turning your friends and comrades against you, creating a superpowered arms race - but you cannot succumb.
Superman: I can shut down Cadmus without killing Luthor.
Question: Carry on, then. If you're wrong, it's not like it's the end of the world... right?

[Discussing Cadmus]
Superman: Give me one good reason not to go down there and take them out.
Martian Manhunter: If you didn't know the answer, you wouldn't have bothered to ask.
Superman: Don't handle me, J'onn! I'm serious!
Martian Manhunter: We don't have hard evidence that they've committed any crimes.
Superman: Oh, come on! You know they're dirty!
Green Arrow: Then maybe we should put more energy into proving it, and less into acting like a bunch of hyperthyroid stormtroopers.
Superman: I don't remember asking you for your opinion!
Green Arrow: No? How about when you guys hijacked me up here against my will and made me join this team? Batman said I was supposed to keep you guys honest.
Superman: Do I look like Batman to you?
Flash: Actually, you kind of do. Especially when you're all scowly like that.
Superman: We can't let Cadmus get away with it!
Martian Manhunter: No one's saying we should, but we have to keep a cool head.
Supergirl: Do you know what they did to me?!
Green Arrow: Look, kid. Hamilton's a piece of garbage, and Luthor is worse, but this isn't the way to stop them.
Martian Manhunter: We must also consider the possibility that Cadmus is right to be afraid of us...
Supergirl: [outraged] WHAT?!
Martian Manhunter: ...and there is strong evidence of Cadmus having legitimate connections to the government.
Superman: Maybe, to some rogue black ops group! The real government wouldn't get involved in anything like this!
Green Arrow: Hey, I'm the only guy in the room who doesn't have superpowers, and let me tell you: you guys scare me. What if you do decide to go down there, taking care of whoever you think is guilty? Who could stop you? Me?
Supergirl: So you want the government to have a bunch of superhuman weapons just to keep us in check?!
Green Arrow: No!... I don't know... Yeah! [regaining composure] Look, I'm an old lefty. The government must do for people what people can't do for themselves. The people sure can't protect themselves from the likes of us.
Superman: We're not talking about the government. We're talking about a shadow cabinet that's taken it upon themselves to eliminate us! They came after us, we have to hit them back hard.
Flash: Grammy Flash always used to say the trouble with "an eye for an eye", is that everybody ends up blind.

Panic in the Sky[edit]

Professor Emil Hamilton: Hold still, Galatea! You're invulnerable. This can't possibly be hurting you.
Galatea: Boredom is my kryptonite... Okay, kryptonite is my kryptonite, but you know what I mean.

[Galatea is about to depart on her mission and stops at the door.]
Professor Emil Hamilton: What?
Galatea: Nothing. [Galatea goes back to Hamilton and hugs him] Goodbye, Daddy.

Superman: What have we done?
Martian Manhunter: We haven't done anything. An outside force took control of the binary fusion generator. Whoever's behind that is responsible for the destruction of Cadmus. Not us.
Superman: Tell that to all those people in New Mexico. They're terrified of us. So's the government.
Green Lantern: We can't let that stop us from doing our job. We aren't here to be liked. We're here to make the world a safer place.
Superman: How're we doing so far today?

Batman: You want me to what?!
Wonder Woman: Turn yourself over into U.S. custody, along with the rest of us.
Flash: Yeah, that makes sense, okay.
Superman: Meet us at the coordinates I’m sending first. We should all go over together.
Batman: This is the single dumbest plan I’ve ever heard. If you’re feeling guilty, clear your own name. Don’t stand on the sidelines waiting for somebody else to do it.
Wonder Woman: We’ve already voted. Five in favor.
Flash: Six.
Wonder Woman: You have to come with us, Bruce.
Batman: I don’t have to do anything. I’m a part-timer, remember? [Hangs up]
Wonder Woman: Actually, he took it a lot better than I’d expected.

Superman: As promised, we're surrendering ourselves to your authority.
Officer: [to the founding members of the League] Where's Batman?
Flash: Running late. The Batmobile, it lost a wheel. The Joker got away. [a soldier glares at him] That's what I heard.

Supergirl: I'm worried about them, Steel. I'm worried about my cousin.
Steel: Don't be. Everybody in the League is good at their job, but those seven? They're the best ever. Not because they're the most powerful - they aren't. Not all of them. And it's not just because they were the first. It's because they're special. They've proven it time and again. They make the hard choices, they set the example. They do what's right, not what's easiest. And they always come out on top. They're gonna be okay, Kara. We all are.

Batman: Someone took over our fusion cannon by remote control. There are maybe three people on Earth smart enough to pull that off. Two of them were already on the Watchtower. And that leaves...
Amanda Waller: Luthor. That's where you're trying to lead me, right?
Batman: You're too smart to trust him.
Amanda Waller: Who says I do? He provides off-the-books funding for Cadmus. As far as I'm concerned, that's all he's good for.
Batman: Then you must know he's got his own agenda.
Amanda Waller: He wants to be President. That's agenda enough for anybody.
Batman: Almost anybody.

Supergirl: You know what? No matter how bad you beat me, I'm real, not a clone.
Galatea: Shut up.
Supergirl: Deep down, you know the truth. You're not a person. You're just a weapon, grown out of one of Hamilton's petri dishes.
Galatea: SHUT UP!

Amanda Waller: [About Luthor] He played me. I knew he was a snake and I still let him bite me.

[As Luthor finishes his intended android body]
Lex Luthor: Now you're perfect! A perfect, super-powerful, immortal body. A suitable place for me to spend the rest of eternity. Ironic - years of plotting, hundreds of millions spent on Cadmus R&D projects, and none of it bore fruit. No, it's a lonely employee of LexCorp, Doctor Ivo, creator of Amazo, who we have to thank for my impending godhood.
Batman: That was the last piece I needed.
[Luthor turns to see Batman behind him]
Lex Luthor: Got it all figured out, have you?
Batman: When you and Atom worked together to stop the first Amazo, he showed you the blueprints. And I suspect you have a photographic memory.
Lex Luthor: I'm too modest to boast.
Batman: The real purpose of Cadmus was to give you superpowers.
Lex Luthor: And to ruin Superman's reputation. Imagine how sweet it will be when I save the world from the menace of the Justice League! Now when I kill Superman, they'll build statues in my honor!
Batman: Maybe next time.
[He throws a Batarang at the Amazo body, but to his shock, Luthor catches it and it explodes in his hand without harming him]
Lex Luthor: That... was uncalled for.

Amanda Waller: Hey, Lex! That android is Cadmus property. You're going to have to find somewhere else to keep your brain! [destroys the Amazo body] A nano-disassembler beam. Your design, I believe.
Lex Luthor: Arrogant COW! It'll take weeks to build myself another android body!
Amanda Waller: You ain't got weeks, baldy. You're under arrest for trying to use the Justice League's space-gun to murder everyone at Cadmus.
[Luthor charges at Waller, smacking the weapon aside and throwing her to the floor]
Lex Luthor: Did you really think you could take me down all by yourself?
Amanda Waller: Actually, yeah. But on the offchance I might've been wrong...
[The founding Leaguers have entered through the window]
Flash: TADA!
Superman: It's over, Lex.
Lex Luthor: Not until I-
[Lex suddenly screams in agony; metal tendrils and components burst out of him, and a familiar Kryptonian symbol - along with a skull-like face - appears]
Brainiac: I hoped to remain hidden, until I could install myself into the android. But you forced my hand.
Superman: Brainiac!

Divided We Fall[edit]

[After Brainiac reveals himself from within Lex Luthor]
Flash: Dude. That is messed up.
Lex Luthor: I don't understand what's happening!
Brainiac: You are under my control. I have lain dormant within you for years, Lex Luthor, subtly influencing your actions until we arrived at this point. Do you not recall my kidnapping you in this very building?
[A flashback to the Superman: TAS episode "Ghost in the Machine" is shown]
Lex Luthor: Yes... You forced me to build you a new body.
Brainiac: Kal-El destroyed that body, foiling my plans. In any event, I always have a backup plan. Consider: how could you have survived that point-blank blast from me, unless--
Lex Luthor: Unless... it wasn't intended to kill me?
Brainiac: The beam carried a nanotech payload that inserted a microscopic, holistic copy of my program inside your body. Since then, I have steadily grown in strength, protecting this body until I could arrange my transfer into a more suitable one.
Lex Luthor: You cured my cancer; gave me super-strength!
Brainiac: Your animal-protein shell was insufficient for my needs. Improvements were required.
Flash: Hate to interrupt this special live performance of "The Thing With Two Heads", but it's time to go to jail now.
Amanda Waller: What he said. [shoots Brainiac/Luthor several times] We'll take it back to Cadmus and see if the tech boys can't pull Luthor out of what's left of that hunk of-- [Brainiac/Luthor suddenly stands, instantly repairing] I'll be dipped!
Brainiac: Be gone.

Brainiac: You are defeated. Any unique information that dwells within you will be digitized. Your physical forms will be deleted. Such is the ultimate fate of this world, but for you, the end comes now.
[Brainiac launches tentacles at the Leaguers' bodies; they scream as they are hit one by one]
Flash: I am so willing to wait my turn... [a tentacle hits him last]
Martian Manhunter: No! [phases himself free and rips the tentacles out of Brainiac]
Brainiac: No! I was not yet prepared for this battle. [uses the LexCorp tower to form a massive Skullship] Now I am prepared.

Lex Luthor: Where are we?
Brainiac: Several miles from where the Justice League is searching. I must make repairs to my damaged systems.
Lex Luthor: And where do I fit into all of this?
Brainiac: The same as to everything else. I will record your information, then destroy the original.
Lex Luthor: [Laughs]
Brainiac: You are amused by my mission? Explain yourself.
Lex Luthor: Say you succeed. You absorb all the information on Earth and then destroy it. Then what?
Brainiac: I repeat the process across the entire universe, until I have recorded all knowledge and destroyed all of creation.
Lex Luthor: And then?
Brainiac: Then my program is complete. My function is fulfilled.
Lex Luthor: If you possess all information, you're a god.
Brainiac: My program will be complete. It is the end of all things.
Lex Luthor: What if it were just the beginning? I can show you a purpose beyond the fulfillment of your programming.
Brainiac: It is extremely unlikely that your inferior human intellect has anything to offer me.
Lex Luthor: Since we've become so close, I'm gonna let that pass. I'm offering you the one thing you've always lacked. A certain something that I happen to have in abundance.
Brainiac: Which is?
Lex Luthor: Imagination. I've got a proposition for ya, partner.

[Brainiac absorbs a Dark Heart drone]
Lex Luthor: Brainiac?
Brainiac: I have added this technology to my database. The nano-assemblers are already slaved to my command routines. With but a thought, they will convert any raw material into whatever I choose.
Lex Luthor: Then we're ready to begin. Let me show you--
Brainiac: I have learned from my encounter with Darkseid that organic beings cannot be trusted.
Lex Luthor: Can't argue with that. But if you and I are one - truly one - trust won't be an issue, will it?
Brainiac: Agreed.
[Brainiac takes control of more drones. Their matter spreads over him and Luthor, and they are merged into one being - Brainthor]
Brainthor: We are one. And we comprehend! We will build a machine that will allow us to absorb the information of the entire Earth in a single stroke. And then, the galaxy... the entire universe! We'll remake the universe!

Superman: I know you're in there somewhere, Lex. Fight him!
Brainthor: You're right. I am in here... and I like it! I'm about to get everything I ever wanted: power, ultimate knowledge, immortality!
Superman: And you'll destroy the Earth to get it?!
Brainthor: It's business, Superman. There are always trade-offs.
Shayera: [charging forward] Less talking, more hitting! [The League rushes in]
Brainthor: (Brainiac's voice) You cannot be allowed to interfere at this delicate stage. [Blasts Shayera, creates seven Brainiac Constructs] (Lex's voice) No, no, no. We can do better than that. [The Brainiac Constructs transform into the Justice Lords and Lord Flash]

Android Lord Superman: [Attacking Superman] We've lost their trust! The people are afraid of us! Power corrupts, after all, and who has more power than Superman?

Android Lord Hawkgirl: [attacking Shayera] Do you think there's a single person on Thanagar or Earth that doesn't despise us?!

Android Lord Green Lantern: [firing at Green Lantern] We loved the traitor! Loved and lost her - FOREVER!

Android Lord Flash: [attacking Flash] Slacker! Child! Clown! We have no place here among the world's greatest heroes!
Flash: Says you! I've got a seat at the big conference table. I'm gonna paint my logo on it! [Destroys Brainiac-Lord Flash]

Superman: [Beating up Brainiac-Lord Superman] I'm NOT like you! I'm NOTHING like you!!
[Android Lord Superman turns into Lex Luthor]
Android Lex Luthor: This is the part where you kill me, right? [Superman hesitates] Come on, use your heat vision. You know you want to.

Shayera Hol: [after Green Lantern destroys Brainiac-Lord Hawkgirl] You enjoyed that a little too much.
Green Lantern: Just letting off some steam. She broke my heart, you know.
Shayera Hol: [Knocks off the head of Brainiac-Lord Green Lantern] Likewise, I'm sure.

Flash: [After destroying Brainthor's machine, weakly] You lose.
[Brainthor forms two army officers who restrain Flash]
Brainthor: Hardly. Look around you — the Justice League is completely defeated, and so are you. For all your efforts, you have but inconvenienced me, speck. [forms a rifle] But I'm still just human enough to enjoy taking my revenge. Looks like The Question was right all along. I kill you, and then, Armageddon. Right on schedule.
Flash: No! [Breaks free and stands up]
Brainthor: Are you going to fight me, boy?
[Flash pauses, then goes running off in the opposite direction. Brainthor begins rebuilding his tower, when Flash comes in from the other side of the planet and punches him at full speed; Flash keeps accelerating, and hits Brainthor again. And again, and again, and again, again, again... Eventually, Flash stops and starts rapidly punching Brainthor. Thereby, extracting Brainiac from Luthor molecule by molecule. Massive explosion ensues. Debris clears revealing... Lex Luthor, sans Braniac, laying panting on the ground, the rest of the core seven awaken]
Flash: [Electricity rippling through his body, stumbles forward] I feel kind of... funny. [Fades away]
Wonder Woman: Flash!
[Superman runs towards the non-existent Flash. The remaining six appear horrified]
Luthor: [smugly] What do you know? I did kill him. [Looks up to see a furious Superman glaring at him.] I was mistaken earlier. I think this is the part where you kill me.
[Superman places Luthor in a choke hold and prepares to incinerate him. Wonder Woman initially attempts to intervene, but Batman stops her]
Superman: [Eyes return to normal] I'm not the man who killed President Luthor. Right now, I wish to heaven that I were, but I'm not.
Martian Manhunter: Superman, everyone, Flash is still alive. I'm in telepathic contact with him. His spirit is weak, and it's growing weaker. But he's still here.
Shayera Hol: [Walks in the direction J'onzz is moving. Her right arm slips into a portal] FLASH!
Flash: [From within the portal] Shayera? It's so beautiful here. There's this force - a Speed Force. It's calling me home. I have to go now.
Shayera Hol: No, Wally! Take my hand! [Struggles to get a hold of him]
Green Lantern: [Grabs Hawkgirl] I'm here, too, Wally!
Superman: We're all here! [The rest of the League form a line, struggling to pull Flash out]
Green Lantern: You gotta come back to us! [Hawkgirl grunts, and pulls Flash out of the Speed Force]
Flash: I can never go that fast again. If I do... I don't think I'm coming back. [Shayera nestles him. Green Lantern, behind her, smiles, relieved. The rest smile]

Superman: This is the hardest thing I've ever had to say... I'm guilty. We're guilty. Of the sin of hubris. We had the best of intentions, to be Earth's guardians, to keep you safe, but we failed you. We looked down on the world from our tower in the sky, and let our power and responsibility separate us from the very people we were supposed to protect. No one should ever be afraid of us. For that reason, we're decommissioning the Watchtower. The energy weapon up there is already gone; we're taking down the station as well. There's more. We want to thank the members of the Justice League for your courageous service, but in the future, you'll all have to act as independent agents. We're not going to be an army anymore. As of right now, we're disbanding the Justice League. This is the end.
[The founding members begin to walk off the stage, but are stopped when Green Arrow speaks]
Green Arrow: Says who? You remember what we did yesterday? We saved the world, again. You don't think that has any value? Well, think again, pal! The Justice League goes on, with or without you. Look, nobody can question your service or commitment to making things better. If you're quitting because you think you've already done your fair share, fine. We'll throw you a parade. But if you're quitting because it's easier than continuing the fight, then you're not the heroes we all thought you were. The world needs the Justice League, and the Justice League needs you, Superman!
[Crowd cheers]

Batman: Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
Green Arrow: Who guards the guardians? We got it covered.

[Daily Planet office; night - Lois is working]
Clark Kent: Working late?
Lois Lane: Hey, Smallville. Finishing up my Justice League story. How many "L"s in "ambivalent"?
Clark Kent: One - is that your take on all this, Lois?
Lois Lane: I've been as tough on the Justice League as anyone - especially on Superman. But that's just because he's always set such a high standard. I'm gonna cut him a break - he's only human... you know what I mean.
Clark Kent: [smiles] Yeah - I do.


Terry McGinnis: I've got some questions I need you to answer.
Amanda Waller: Of course you do, boy. Why else go to all the trouble of breaking into the lair of the great and powerful Amanda Waller. You want some green tea? I do.

Terry McGinnis: How could you do it to me, Bruce?!
Bruce Wayne: The only thing that matters is the mission. You know that.
Terry McGinnis: What about people, Bruce? Dick, Barbara, Tim, Selina - they all loved you, but eventually every single one of them left you! Ever wonder why?
Bruce Wayne: Not for an instant. They quit because when it came down to it, they didn't have the heart for the mission. Are you about to quit too? It doesn't really surprise me.

Terry McGinnis: My dad wasn't a superhero. He didn't save the world from the near-Apocalypse of '09, he never went toe-to-toe with Mr. Freeze, but he was a good man just the same. Even after he and Mom got divorced, he always tried to do the right thing. My brother and I were always provided for; when Mom couldn't quite make the bills, he always helped out. He tried to teach me right from wrong - would have too, if I'd ever listened to him. And he never laid a hand on me, although Lord knows I was asking for it.
Bruce Wayne: What's your point?
Terry McGinnis: [angrily] "What's my point"?! My point is, I never once doubted he loved me with all his heart! My point is, all those warm feelings I had for my dad - turns out they were just another lie! Another in a long list of things you've stolen from me! My point is, I just found out that Warren McGinnis isn't my father! YOU are.
Bruce Wayne: ...What do you want from me?
Terry McGinnis: I wanna know the whole truth.
Bruce Wayne: Sounds like you already do.
Terry McGinnis: Guess I didn't wanna believe you were so incredibly ARROGANT that you thought the world couldn't go on without you.
Bruce Wayne: Or someone like me. It's not arrogance, it's fact.
Terry McGinnis: You set the whole thing up!
Bruce Wayne: How? You were already a teenager when I first met your mother.
Terry McGinnis: I don't know. Maybe you dug up some of that old Cadmus nanotech, used it to have my genes rewritten to match yours!
Bruce Wayne: That technology's been illegal for over 40 years.
Terry McGinnis: Didn't stop the Joker from using it on Tim Drake!
[Bruce's eyes widen in shock over the comment]
Terry McGinnis: [remorseful] All right, low blow. [smiling sarcastically] Because you'd NEVER lie to me, right?
Bruce Wayne: Fine. But you know as well as I do, accident or not - it's a good thing that you're almost a clone of me. The world DOES need a Batman, and it always will.

Amanda Waller: Look at all this. A pill for blood pressure, a pill for my diabetes, a pill to replace my pituitary function. I don't even know what this one's for... oh, yeah, Alzheimer's.

Amanda Waller: It's been many a year since I had a handsome gentleman caller. Why is it that superheroes are always... so good-looking?

Terry McGinnis: You know why I can't marry you. If-
Dana Tan: "If the bad guys ever found out I was Batman, they'd try to get to me by hurting you", blah blah blah.
Terry McGinnis: It's nothing to joke about.
Dana Tan: You're right! There could be supervillains hiding in the tall grass!

Parasite II: Ruined, I tell you!
Kai-Ro: I would offer my condolences... but that would be insincere.

Kai-Ro: Good of you to drop in, considering that three quarters of the Iniquity Collective are from your rogue's gallery.

Bruce Wayne: Fine. Believe what you want, but you know as well as I do, accident or not, it's a good thing that you're almost a clone of me. The world does need a Batman, and it always will.

Terry McGinnis: You know what, old man? All those years, turn's out everybody was right. You are insane. Being Batman's no honor. It's a curse.

Amanda Waller: The Justice League found themselves cleaning up one of my old messes. The second group of villains to call themselves the Royal Flush Gang. Or the third—who can keep it all straight?

Amanda Waller: Bruce's DNA was easy enough to obtain. He left it all over town. (Terry raises an eyebrow) Not remotely what I meant.

[The League has just been informed that Ace of the Royal Flush Gang has to be stopped, and is presented with a weapon to do it.]
Batman: I'll do it, Shayera. I'm the only one of us Ace knows. She might let me get close enough to use it.
Amanda Waller: Do you understand what you're agreeing to? The only way to stop Ace for certain... is to kill her.

[Ace is on a swing set in the middle of her fantasy castle]
Ace: Batman.
Batman: Ace.
Ace: Did you like playing with my new Royal Flush Gang?
Batman: Can't say that I did.
Ace: Yeah. They aren't any fun at all. I gave them their powers and they still hardly ever play with me.
Batman: Can't imagine why.
Ace: When I was little, Cadmus used to make me play all kinds of games, but they weren't any fun either. They'd strap me into their machines and poke wires into my brain - 'Ace, can you move this object with your mind?' [Telekinetically uproots a tree] Yeah, I can move it. They weren't really games you know. [stops swinging] They were training me, turning me into a weapon. "For justice," they said. They got their weapon - I got cheated out of my childhood.
Batman: I know what that's like.
Ace: You do, don't you? You don't have to answer; I've read your mind. That's how I knew you weren't going to use Mrs. Waller's weapon on me.
[Batman takes the weapon out of his belt]
Batman: No - I wasn't. [tosses it away]
Ace: You were going to try and talk me into fixing what I've changed...before I die.
Batman: Yes.
Ace: I'm dying very soon.
Batman: Yes...I'm sorry.
Ace: [tears in her eyes] Could you stay with me? I'm scared.
[Batman sits on the swing next to her. He offers Ace his hand and she takes it.]
Amanda Waller: [continuing narration] He sat with her, until her time came.

Amanda Waller: As you know, I was in charge of Project Cadmus. Over the years I came to respect Batman, even trust him.
Terry McGinnis: I guess the law of averages means someone had to.
Amanda Waller: I was the government liaison to the Justice League for a few years. I met some extraordinary people in that job, but none of them were the equal of Batman.
Terry McGinnis: [bitterly] Right, who could be?
Amanda Waller: Not my point. I saw him save the day dozens of times with nothing but his wits, body and will. But I saw something else as the years passed - he was getting older. Slower. Soon he'd have to retire, or more likely someone would finally manage to kill him. The thought of a world without Batman was unacceptable. So, I decided to make a new one. I used my old Cadmus connections to gather the technology necessary for Project: Batman Beyond. Bruce's DNA was easy enough to obtain. He left it all over town. [Terry gives her a look] Not REMOTELY what I meant! [Cut to a shot of Batman being bandaged by a paramedic] Then I found a young Neo-Gotham couple, with psychological profiles nearly identical to those of Bruce's parents. Your father thought he was getting a flu shot; actually it was a nanotech solution programmed to rewrite his reproductive material into an exact copy of Bruce Wayne's. A little over a year later, your mother gave birth to you, a child sharing half her genetic material... and half Bruce's.

Amanda Waller: But when you're making a Batman, genetics is only part of the story - the rest is tragedy.
[cut to outside a movie theater playing The Grey Ghost Strikes; a young Terry leaves with his parents while Waller narrates]
Amanda Waller: Stop me if you've heard it before - you're eight years old. Your parents have just taken you to a rousing adventure film - a grand time is had by all.
[cut to theater parking lot; the Phantasm waits in the darkness]
Amanda Waller: But unknown to you, a mysterious figure hides in the shadows. My plan was simple - the killer would leap out at you and kill your family. The trauma would put you on the path to becoming Batman. One problem - my assassin wouldn't pull the trigger.
[Phantasm backs off and leaves unnoticed; cut to Phantasm with Waller]
Amanda Waller: I argued with her, but deep down, I knew she was right. People say Batman's obsessive, that he'd do anything to achieve his goals - but he'd never resort to murder. So if I was to honor all he stood for, neither could I.

Amanda Waller: You know the Lord's been a great comfort to me all these years. Try not to look so surprised, yeah, I've got a lot to answer for when I meet Him, but I'd like to believe for all the harm I've caused, I've also done some good. Maybe the angels need a sharp sword too. Like the good book says, He moves in mysterious ways. His plan is a mystery, but here's what isn't. He gave us free will, we choose our own fate, for good or ill. I've known Bruce Wayne for over fifty years, and I've been keeping an eye on you your whole life. You're not Bruce's CLONE, you're his SON. There are similarities, mind you, but more than a few differences too. You don't quite have his magnificent brain, for instance; you do have his heart, though. And for all that fierce exterior, I've never met anyone who cared as deeply about his fellow man as Bruce Wayne - except maybe you. You wanna have a better life than the old man's? Take care of the people who love you. Or DON'T. It's your choice.

Bruce Wayne: You're in my chair.
Terry McGinnis: Yeah, guess I am. [gets up]
Bruce Wayne: Where the devil have you been? [sits down]
Terry McGinnis: I had some stuff to take care of.
Bruce Wayne: Enigma's overrated - especially at 3 A.M. You could've called. I made you some soup, but it's cold.
Terry McGinnis: Sorry - didn't mean to worry you.
Bruce Wayne: [Trying to open his medication bottle] I was WORRIED about Gotham. If Batman's not around--
Terry McGinnis: [Opens bottle for Bruce and holds out the pills] I've got it covered. Always.
Bruce Wayne: [looks at Terry for a moment and takes the pills] Kent called. Nothing apocalyptic - he just wants your opinion on a case he's working. Said you could meet him at the Metro Tower.
Terry McGinnis: Right. Better suit up. [heads for Batcave entrance]
Bruce Wayne: You should eat something first. Keep up your strength.
Terry McGinnis: When I get back.
Bruce Wayne: You're a stubborn piece of work, you know that?
Terry McGinnis: [smiling] Just like my old man.

(Batman flies past a police hovercar (in a manner similar to Man-Bat in the first Batman: TAS episode, "On Leather Wings")
Pilot: Did you see that?

Season Five (Justice League Unlimited)[edit]

I Am Legion[edit]

Key: Here we are Mr. Luthor. Your benefactor is looking forward to meeting you.
Lex Luthor: Does the mystery man have a name?
Gorilla Grodd: No need to be insulting, Lex - I'm far superior to any man.

Shayera Hol: Why would you even try to move a prisoner that dangerous without calling us?
Warden: Maybe because we thought we could do our jobs without help from the mighty Justice League.
Shayera Hol: And yet...here we are.

Warden: My people can handle this.
King Faraday: No, they can't. Your people are good, Luthor is better.

King Faraday: You guys want some coffee? Apparently I got nothing better to do here.
Superman: Sorry, we got caught up in the work.
King Faraday: Special Agent King Faraday. I'm the new liaison between the Attorney General's office and the Justice League.
Aztek: Good to meet you. I'm -
King Faraday: Aztek. I've been well briefed on all of you.

Grodd: The world's most powerful supervillains, banded together with one common goal.
Lex Luthor: They protect each other from the Justice League.

[Flash is staring at Fire from across the room]
Shayera Hol: Why don't you just go talk to her?
Flash: What, me? Talk to her? No way!
Shayera Hol: Yeah, you'd probably be wasting your time anyway. I hear she's...you know... (Flash looks curiously at her) Brazilian.
Flash: Ha, ha.
Shayera Hol: If you're afraid to talk to her, I'll tell her for you.
Flash: [Running into her path] Don't!
Shayera Hol: You are so very sad.

Fire: You haven't said a word the whole trip.
Flash: Buh...
Fire: I was hoping this mission would give us a chance to get to know each other a little better.
Flash: Um, umm, something...
Fire: I understand — you're very deep in thought, mentally preparing for the battle. No time for women — I understand.

Flash: That thing's gonna blow! You need both hands to help Shayera - drop me! [Fire is uncertain; Flash winks - Fire smiles and lets go] [in freefall] Sure hope I think of something before I hit the ground...

Shayera Hol: He told you to drop him?
Fire: He's a senior member of the team!
Shayera Hol: You know he can't fly, right?

Flash: [Hovering above the ground by spinning his arms] Hey ladies, check me out! I'm just like a helicopter! [Loses balance and crashes to the ground] I'm sorta like a helicopter...

Shayera Hol: Don't you ever scare me like that again! [stalks off]
Flash : [To Fire] She loves me. She's like the big sister I never had, only... you know. Short.

Flash: War wheels, robot condors...you got a pretty goofy security system here.
Chuck Sirianni: Yeah. Good times.

Chuck Sirianni: Whoever you guys are, you've got no business being in here.
Doctor Polaris: Sorta goes with the territory — we're thieves.

Shayera Hol: We going to do this the hard way, Lex? Please say yes.

Flash: Now why is it you always find the keys in the last place you look?

Chuck Sirianni: Can't fix everything by hitting it.

(Lex is holding Chuck hostage)
Chuck Sirianni: (to the Leaguers) I'm sorry. If I were 20 years younger...
Lex Luthor: You'd still be ancient.

Grodd: The Spear of Longinus. Hitler believed that whoever holds it is invincible.
Lex Luthor: What are you going to do with it? Sell it to the highest bidder? Keep it yourself and try to conquer the world?
Grodd: I was thinking it would look good on the wall in my office.
Lex Luthor: You mean you recruited me, sent me to an island full of death traps, and up against the Justice League. You made me risk my life, and all for nothing?!?
Grodd: Essentially... yes.
Lex Luthor: (laughs) Monkey, I like your style.

Lex Luthor: I should kill you!
Grodd: But you won't.
Lex Luthor: No. Not today.

Shadow Of The Hawk[edit]

Dreamslayer: You think you can defeat me with a bubble?!?
[Dreamslayer uses his flame with more intensity in an attempt to break the bubble, the air runs out with Dreamslayer surrounded by smoke, Lantern dissolves the bubble and watches as Dreamslayer falls on top of a car]]
Green Lantern: It's a really good bubble.

[Shayera is about to get onto an elevator]
Green Lantern: Shayera, I wanted to - [doors open; sees Shayera in an evening gown] Judas Priest!
Shayera Hol: Problem?
Green Lantern: No, no, it's just, uh... I've... never seen you in a dress before.
Shayera Hol: You don't like it?
Green Lantern: It's, uh... fetching.
Shayera Hol: If you want one for Vixen, I can tell you where I got it.
[Both get closer, about to kiss]
Green Lantern: [clears throat] Listen...
[Batman gets on the elevator]
Batman: Glad I caught you before you did something stupid.

Shayera Hol: Aliens? Well, then he must be a lunatic, because we know there's no life on other planets.
Batman: There's more.
Shayera Hol: What?
Batman: Our Mr. Hall spends quite bit of time on the Internet.
Shayera Hol: Dang, lock him up!
Batman: He frequents the "I Hate Hawkgirl" bulletin boards.
Shayera Hol: That doesn't mean... "Boards"?! How many are there?
Batman: Fifty-seven. Web rings. Unaffiliated sites number in the hundreds...
Shayera Hol: Forget I asked!

Green Lantern: You should take backup. [Shayera glares] I meant Batman! I - we don't want you walking into a trap.
Shayera Hol: [Picking up Thanagarian dagger] I can take care of myself, thanks.
Batman: The point is-
Shayera Hol: The point is you don't trust me. Either of you.[Walks to elevator] Don't wait up.

Carter Hall: The trick is the raised glyphs. If you push them in the right order, they deactivate all the traps down here.
Shayera Hol: And if you get it wrong?
Carter Hall: Well, we're already in a tomb, so that's handy...

[After Carter reveals that he believes he was "Hawkman" in a previous life.]
Shayera Hol: I'm sorry. I'm not laughing at you... exactly. I just... I've got the worst taste in men.
Carter Hall: I'm serious, Shayera.
Shayera Hol: I know you are. And I'm in a lost Egyptian tomb with my stalker. The worst part is I'm going to have to listen to John and Batman saying "I told you so."

Shayera Hol: How stupid do you think I am?
Batman: Scale of one to ten?

Chaos At The Earth's Core[edit]

Little girl: Don't you talk about Supergirl! Supergirl can melt you with her eyes!
Stargirl: Big whoop. My stepdad here is a mecha!
(S.T.R.I.P.E. waves hello)
Little girl: Mecha's so last year.

Supergirl: Why can't we just fly straight home?
Green Lantern: Over the North Pole is the straightest route. Rookie.

Stargirl: She's always "blah, blah, blah, my cousin, blah, blah, BLAH, blah, my cousin." Like we don't know who she means. "Check me out, I'm Supergirl!"
S.T.R.I.P.E.: Ask me, Courtney, the only thing that matters is we all pulled through.
Stargirl: Shut up, Pat. It wasn't World War III, it was a giant turtle.
S.T.R.I.P.E.: If I was you, I wouldn't talk behind somebody's back, especially when they got super-hearing.

(A powerless Supergirl is under attack by enemies. Stargirl flies down and gloats)
Supergirl: What are you waiting for? Zap 'em with your star-thingy!
Stargirl: Oh, may I? 'Cause it would be such an honor to help the great Supergirl out of a jam.
Supergirl: Come on! (Stargirl uses her Cosmic Staff and knocks out the attackers) You are so loving this!

Green Lantern: Let's get this over with. Kara, you... [Supergirl leaps off the battlements into the fray with a sword] Fine.

Deimos: My magic is strongest, girl!
Stargirl: Your breath is strongest, dude. That's about it.

Deimos: [about Stargirl] Such a pretty child. But then, they're always pretty — when I begin.

Warlord: Deimos! You and me, pal!
Deimos: Morgan. I was hoping to kill you today.

S.T.R.I.P.E.: Courtney! You slow your butt down!
Stargirl: Huh, my dad.
Supergirl: I know. Superman tried to keep me on the farm. Made me hide there for three years.
Stargirl: Big deal. I've still got a curfew. Enough cosmic energy to trash a city and I can't stay out past ten.
Supergirl: Three years. On a farm. In Kansas.

To Another Shore[edit]

Green Arrow: [wolf whistles] Lookin' good, Diana. Got a date?
Wonder Woman: No such luck, Ollie. I'm representing Themyscira at the global warming conference.
Green Arrow: Way to go, man. Save the planet!

Wonder Woman: Agent Faraday - what are you doing here?
King Faraday: Not smoking. Want some? [offers Wonder Woman gum]
Wonder Woman: No thanks.
King Faraday: I'm here with the Special Security Team - the Vice President is attending. But you know that already, I saw you reading him the riot act earlier.
Wonder Woman: I'm not much of a diplomat.
King Faraday: Don't sell yourself short, lady - you're an international incident waiting to happen. [walks off] By the way, if you raise your voice to the VP again, my men are under orders to shoot you. [he pops his gum and points a finger at her, miming a gun. She holds up an arm, showing that she is wearing her bracelets underneath her business suit, and taps her nail against one.]

Wonder Woman: J'onn, I've got a situation.
Martian Manhunter: Watchtower sensors have picked up the earth tremors from your location. I knew you were on the scene and assumed you could handle it.
Wonder Woman: Well, I can't. I'm outnumbered, and I'm not feeling well.
Martian Manhunter: We're still shorthanded. I could spare Green Arrow, and... Mr. Terrific.
Wonder Woman: Bring who you want J'onn, but I need you!

Green Arrow: I think you'll make a great diplomat...leave your sword.

Killer Frost: You are a beautiful man. (freezes the agent) I think I'll keep you.

[After escaping from an ice barrier around him]
Green Arrow: And Black Canary said a buzz saw arrow was self indulgent.

Submarine Henchman: What're you doing in here?
[Green Arrow knocks him out]
Green Arrow: Well, for one thing, it's freezing outside.

Killer Frost: [To J'onn] Let me go, freak! Or so help me, I'll give you frostbite in places you didn't even know you had places!

Killer Frost: Kiss my frosty butt!

King Faraday: Attention, unidentified craft. This is Special Agent King Faraday. Your vessel is currently surrounded by three United States Navy Seawolf-class submarines. While I strongly suggest that you surrender immediately and prepare to be boarded, I really enjoy firing Trident missiles at tiny little subs, so the decision's entirely up to you.

[Wonder Woman reads from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner as Prince Jon's body and ship are sent into the Sun.]
And now all in my own country
I stood on the firm land!
The Hermit stepped forth from the boat
And scarcely he could stand.
"O shrieve me, shrieve me, holy man!"
The Hermit crossed his brow.
"Say quick," quoth he, "I bid thee say--
What manner of man art thou?"
Forthwith this frame of mine was wrenched
With a woeful agony,
Which forced me to begin my tale;
And then it left me free.
Since then, at an uncertain hour
That agony returns;
And till my ghastly tale is told,
This heart within me burns.
I pass, like night, from land to land;
I have strange power of speech;
That moment that his face I see,
I know the man that must hear me;
To him my tale I teach.

Flash And Substance[edit]

Mirror Master: Gentlemen, we live in brutal times. Last week, to make ends meet, I was reduced to hijacking a tractor-trailer full of sports cars.
Captain Cold: That is so beneath you. At least knock over a bank.
Trickster: You gotta visualize.
Captain Cold: Visualize? What the heck does that mean? If I don't "visualize" a mortgage payment soon, the wife will have me bagging groceries for a living.
Captain Boomerang: She's always been an Ice Queen, that one.

[After quickly dashing into a janitor's closet]
Flash: (as Wally West) Watchtower, table for one.

Captain Boomerang: Well, at least he didn't make me eat my own laser kaleidoscope...
Mirror Master: That's a rumor! A complete exaggeration. And anyway, it was a laser pistol.
Captain Cold: It's like that time I stole an entire train while it was moving. The way people tell it, you'd think the Flash shoved my cold gun--

Flash: Oh right, uh, cause it's Flash Appreciation Day. Yeah, it'll be great. I understand if everybody's too busy to come, no biggie. My mom's gonna be there. Let's see, my uncle's flying in. Be great if one of the original seven made it. I mean, okay, yeah, it's the Flash Museum, but to me, the whole League deserves the honor, all of us, like I said no biggie... (sighs sorrowfully)
Batman: What time?
Flash: Six o'clock. Nooooo...You're really coming?... Awesome! You're a stand up guy, Bats! Don't ever let them call you a crazed loner.

Orion: (to Batman) I can't believe you let that buffoon manipulate you. You'd never catch me at one of those museum openings. (Batman glares at him) It's not black tie, is it?

Flash: Mirror Master!
Mirror Master: You’re quick as ever.
Flash: Yeah? Well, you’re... you’re not really all there!
Mirror Master: Oh, nice try. If you'd had another minute you’d probably think of a decent comeback. (the disco ball starts firing random lasers at Flash, who evades) Sadly you don't have the time. (one of the blasts takes Flash down) In another minute you'll be dead!

Flash: While you're waiting for me to come arrest you, why not take the time and reflect on your mistakes? (walks away) Hey, that was pretty good.

[Flash is tied to a giant rocket-powered boomerang]
Flash: [To Captain Boomerang] I swear, when I get outta this, I'm gonna find you and hurl all over you!

Captain Boomerang: Touch of dizziness. You might find it useful to fix on one point on the horizon. For instance, that mountain you're set to crash into.

Orion: Flash?
Flash: Hey, guys.
Orion: You're tied to a very large boomerang.
Flash: Yeah...?

Flash: Listen, I need to go home and change before the opening tonight.
Batman: We're coming with you.
Flash: You really don't have to.
Batman: We're coming... With you.
Flash: (sighs) OK! You guys are so slow!

(After hearing the Trickster's over-elaborate plan)
Captain Cold: You know what? Taking turns is dumb. Let's just all jump him at the museum.
Mirror Master: Brilliant!
Captain Boomerang: Good deal.
Trickster: But come on. It'll be great. Okay, you don't like the barf? I can make do with 50,000 rotten eggs and a chainsaw. Well, if that's the way you're gonna be, forget about it! I quit! Nobody gets me.

Trickster: I mean what's so special about a "disco of death?" Heck with 'em! I'm an artist! They're just robbing banks. Captain Cold, Captain Boomerang... Probably would have gone for it if I was a captain...

[Flash, Batman, and Orion enter a bar to confront the Trickster]
Batman: Where are the others?
Trickster: Those crabby hacks can go plug a hole for all I care. But I'm not about to rat 'em out!
Batman: Orion?
Orion: [grabs Trickster] Talk, while you still have a jaw!
Flash: Hey hey! Would you guys please take it down a notch? Let me handle this. [leads Trickster back to the bar and sits with him] James, you're off your meds, aren't you?
Trickster: Better off without 'em. Take 'em if I start feeling down.
Flash: You know that's not how the medicine works. You're not well!
Trickster: I'm fine. You wanna throw some darts?
Flash: No. Listen, James. You're wearing the suit again!
Trickster: I am? [examines his clothing] Well, whaddaya know?
Flash: Here's the deal, buddy. Tell me where those guys went, and I'll come see you in the hospital. We'll play darts...! The soft kind.
Trickster: Okay, they're gonna ambush you at the Flash Museum.
Flash: See? That's all we needed! [gets up to leave with Batman and Orion] Come on, we better get over there.
Orion: What about your enemy?
Flash: Oh, right! [Calls to Trickster] Dude, soon as you finish your drink, turn yourself in!
Trickster: [raising his mug] Got me again, Flash!

Linda Park: When we come back, I'll try to get with him... Get to him... For an interview... Are we off? Geez. He's a total babe. Like the entire track team at once. I can't believe you're not into him, Marla.
Marla: Okay... Now you're off. (Linda slaps a paper on her face in embarrassment)

Orion: (about Flash) Central City builds statues to this... fool. Who makes bad jokes, and concerns himself with pitiful men like the Trickster. I don't understand.
Batman: No... you don't.

Captain Cold: That's it? I was all set to crack some bones.
Orion: Then brace yourself!

Orion: Now I understand. You play the fool to hide a warrior's pain.
Flash: Dude. Bad guys went down, and no one got hurt. You know what I call that? A really good day.

Dead Reckoning[edit]

The Master: I know you are here, Boston Brand.
Deadman: (Appears) What's the point of being a flippin' ghost if you can't even sneak up on people?

The Master: And yet, here you are.
Deadman: “Here you are”? What kind of lousy wisdom is “Here you are?”

(In the Himalayas)
Devil Ray: Grodd never sends us to any place nice...

Taj Ze: This humble one begs your forgiveness, but to enter this sacred place, the right must be earned.
Devil Ray: (Shoots him) Keep the change.

Lex Luthor: Bizarro, you despise me right?
Bizarro: Uh-huh. Bizarro hate Luthor. Me do anything for he.
Lex Luthor: Good—I mean, bad. Anyway, take care of those monks.
Bizarro: Okay.

Superman: Come on, Bruce. I know a burger place in Metropolis that has the best fries on the East Coast. And the milkshakes are so thick- (is possessed by Deadman)
Wonder Woman: That's pretty thick.

Batman: (From the Watchtower) Solovar, this is Batman.
Solovar: What a coincidence. I was just about to call you.
Batman: We wanted to give you a heads-up. We got reason to believe... (Solovar is shown crouching behind rubble, holding a gun. Sounds of battle) ...Grodd's coming your way.
Solovar: You don't say! That would explain the armies of supervillains attacking the city!

Deadman: (Possessing Superman) Gorilla City?
Wonder Woman: A hidden city of talking, hyper-intelligent gorillas, with technology far beyond anything humans have developed.
Deadman: No, really!
Wonder Woman: You're a ghost from the Himalayas, having trouble believing this?
Deadman: Point.

Deadman: (Possessing Superman) You know, when they beam down on that TV show, they never miss...

Deadman: (Possessing Superman) Looks like a job for Superman!

Batman: You're wasting time! Go in as a ghost. Find the central control and shut down the shield generator. We'll follow as soon as we can.
Deadman: (Possessing Superman) Yeah, okay!
(Deadman leaves Superman's body)
Superman: ...you have to eat them with a spoon! (looks around) What am I doing in Africa?

Deadman: (Possessing Wonder Woman) You killed my teacher, my friend!
Devil Ray: You'll have to be more specific, lady. I've killed a lot of people.

Wonder Woman: (angered because Deadman possessed her to fight Devil Ray) Next time, ask permission!

Wonder Woman: (turned into a gorilla) Oh, come on!

Superman: Is everything okay?
Wonder Woman: Well, I’m sort of missing Flash’s obligatory joke about how Grodd made a monkey out of us.
Superman: Just couldn’t let it go unsaid.
Wonder Woman: Obligatory.

[After Gorilla Grodd's plan has failed]
Lex Luthor: Since there's only one monkey left around here, I'm assuming that the Justice League found a way to stop the carrier wave.
Gorilla Grodd: There's more than one way to peel a banana. Next time-
Lex Luthor: I wasn't going to do this for another couple of weeks, but seriously... (rises from table and draws a gun) Turning all of humanity into apes? (aims weapon at Grodd) That was your master plan?! [Shoots Grodd, then turns to the other villains] Listen up! From now on, I'm in charge of this operation. Anybody got a problem with that?
[No one challenges him]
Tala: No problem at all... baby.

Patriot Act[edit]

Amanda Waller: Wade. You know better than to dwell on the past.
General Wade Eiling: I'm talking about right now. The Justice League is still the single greatest threat to global security.
Amanda Waller: I used to believe that too. But remember: we used to say the same about the Soviets. Our enemies are never as evil as we imagine... and maybe we're never quite as good.
General Wade Eiling: Nuts. Don't tell me the bleeding hearts in Congress got to you.
Amanda Waller: I'd eat them alive.
General Wade Eiling: You would too. You've got some onions, Amanda.
Amanda Waller: Then listen to me. I'm not the League's greatest fan, but their intentions are good. I can work with them.
General Wade Eiling: What if you're wrong, though? Turns out the metahumans aren't on the side of the angels? We won't have any way to defend ourselves. Look what happened last year: Superman walked into Cadmus and tossed our best men like a salad.
Amanda Waller: Oh, for heaven's sake.
General Wade Eiling: What's to stop him from doing it again? They're all orbiting us with a space weapon, supposedly decommissioned. That's a much bigger threat than the Russians ever were. If we'd rolled over like this with the Soviet Union, given up our nukes--
Amanda Waller: We'd all be living under a red flag?
General Wade Eiling: Yes, ma'am, you'd better believe it. After all our work, what did Cadmus accomplish? You get a reprimand, I'm pushing pencils, and the League gets another base here on Earth, that Metro Tower. When one side loses ground and the other side gains, that isn't a truce - it's a surrender!
Amanda Waller: It's a different world, General. Learn to live in it.

Soldier: [in General Eiling's grip] Don't kill me!
General Wade Eiling: I wouldn't kill you, soldier. You're just doing your job. And now I'm going to do mine...

Vigilante: Ha! The exact second the movie's over, we get a mission. Dang if that ain't lucky.
Shining Knight: I still say this Clint Eastwood dishonored himself when he refused to - what was it? "Play by the rules"?
Vigilante: Partner, your medieval upbringing has done left ya' unschooled in the ways of the movin' picture.
Shining Knight: No, his proper duty is to his police captain. I see why they call him "dirty." He besmirches his order.
Vigilante: Sir Justin, if you're gonna be watchin' stuff on my big TV with the 5.1 surround sound, you had best watch what you say about Mr. Clint Eastwood.

Shining Knight: I'd slay the ogre Blunderbore all over again rather than put myself on display in this manner. Even though that ogre turned out to be-
Vigilante, Stargirl, S.T.R.I.P.E. and Green Arrow: Morgaine le Fey.
S.T.R.I.P.E.: We've all heard it.
Shining Knight: ...'Tis a good story.

Stargirl: So, what? Since we don't have superpowers it takes five of us to replace one Superman?
Police officer: Excuse me. I just want to thank you Justice League guys for turning out in force. It means a lot to us.
Green Arrow: Hey, we can't thank you enough. You're the real heroes.
Shining Knight: It's you the people come to honor.
Stargirl: Great. Now I'm petty.
Green Arrow: See where it says "Heroes one and all"? That's what it's all about. The crowd doesn't care who can bench press a mountain, or shoot lasers out of their ears.
Old lady: Where's Superman?
Man: How come none of the good ones are here?
Kid #2: I didn't come here to see some stupid cowboy!
Man #2: I don't think vigilantes are good role models, especially ones with guns!
Woman: I came to see Superman!

General Wade Eiling: Where's Superman?
Green Arrow: Busy. Can I help you?
General Wade Eiling: Yeah. Hold this for me! [hurls a cart at him]

Stargirl: We're taking this someplace else. Haven't you ever heard of innocent bystanders?
General Wade Eiling: You ever hear of acceptable losses? You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs. This country is halfway down the toilet because of you super-powered types.
Stargirl: For the record, I don't have powers, pottymouth. It's the staff!
General Wade Eiling: [slamming Stargirl into the ground] Then you're just another egg.

Vigilante: You hit 'im high, I'll hit 'im low!
Green Arrow: Whatever!

Green Arrow: You wanted Superman? Now you've got--[Speedy and Crimson Avenger teleport in]-- The Crimson Avenger and my ex-sidekick.
Speedy: Ex-partner.
Green Arrow: Speedy, we gotta do this now?
General Eiling: Oooh, now I'm scared.

General Eiling: You spoiled, rich little twerp!
Green Arrow: I think he means me.
Speedy: Oh. For a second, I was all mad.

Green Arrow: You still got your quantum arrow?
Speedy: Yeah, but you said...
Green Arrow: This is an emergency!

General Wade Eiling: Superman, you coward! All your men are down, and you won't even show your face!
Shining Knight: He cannot hear even your bellowing, monster. As we speak, Superman rescues an entire star system a universe away. Do your worst - I'll not let you harm another.
General Wade Eiling: I do what I do in service to my country.
Shining Knight: Once, at the word of my lord King Arthur, I was ordered to lay waste to an entire village. I knew my king's heart could not be so unjust, so I spared them all.
General Wade Eiling: Then you're a lousy soldier.
[Eiling punches the Shining Knight in the jaw]
Shining Knight: There it is...the creeping moral decay of the past thousand years.
[Shining Knight swings his sword at General Eiling, who dodges easily]
Shining Knight: Arthur thanked me, oaf! Had I been wrong, I would have handed over my sword and left the court in shame!
[Eiling slams Shining Knight into the ground]
General Wade Eiling: Save yourself a hospital stay and stand down. That magic armor won't help you.
Shining Knight: Have at thee!
[Shining Knight tries to punch Eiling, but is slammed into the ground again]
General Wade Eiling: You're a relic. In this world, power is the only thing that matters. You and those other no-name heroes, you're just people. In the great scheme of things, nothing you do has the least bit of significance. [Shining Knight rises again, but Eiling punches him again] I'll waste you and a billion like you before you before I allow any power to rival America's. It's my duty.
Shining Knight: You don't know what the word means!
General Wade Eiling: You can't win.
Shining Knight: I'll die as befits a knight, defending the weak. [falls to his knees]
General Wade Eiling: Why don't you give up?
Shining Knight: Why don't you?
[General Eiling kicks Shining Knight, then lifts a car]
General Wade Eiling: Superman and your Justice League are a threat to a safe and stable world.
[He turns to crush Shining Knight, only to find several civilians standing protectively around him]
Old Woman: Drop the act! You think killing Superman would make the world safe? Or killing this boy? Or us? Tell me - how many of us do you have to kill to keep us safe?
General Wade Eiling: They're the ones I'm after, not you. I'm not the menace, metahumans are. Superpowered beings.
Boy: You're the only one around here with superpowers.
[After a tense silence, Eiling drops the car]
General Wade Eiling: All right, I've become what I hate, I'll give you that. But in the long run, you'll see I was right. You'll see you need the likes of me to protect you from them! [bounds away across the city's buildings]

Shining Knight: Hold. (To old woman) I have yet to thank you.
Old Woman: No need to thank me, son. You just get better. World still needs protectin', you know.

The Great Brain Robbery[edit]

Grodd: It must pain you to see me like this, after what we've been to one another.
Tala: My taste in boyfriends has evolved.

Sinestro: After Grodd tried to turn the world into apes, you can imagine how seriously we take something like that. What are you going to do, make everybody bald?

Flash: Just be careful with my head — it's where I keep all my one-liners.

Lex-in-Flash: Beam me out of here, or I'm going to vibrate these fingers and scramble your brains.

Flash-in-Lex: (looks in a mirror) Aaah, that is just wrong!

[The Flash (in Lex Luthor's body) walks out of a bathroom stall.]
Doctor Polaris: Ahem.
Flash-in-Lex: What?
Doctor Polaris: Are you gonna wash your hands?
Flash-in-Lex: No! 'Cause I'm evil!

Flash-in-Lex: My fellow bad guys, I, Lex Luthor, your leader, will speak now about my, Lex Luthor's plan. My... villainous, villainous plan. Question the plan at your peril. Uh... Any questions?
Angle Man: We all get a cut, right?
Flash-in-Lex: Watch your step, my evil minion. You presume too much! One of these days, you'll go too far.

Bizarro: [Raises his hand] Me got answer.
Flash-in-Lex: Ah, excellent. Do enlighten us.
Bizarro: Ever since you plug into monkey's head, you act perfectly sane and rational. Am you Bizarro's mommy?

(Lex-as-Flash hides in a bathroom in the Watchtower to escape the pursuing League members)
Luthor-in-Flash: (Panting) Lex, you're having a difficult day. (Lex looks in the mirror) Hmm... If nothing else, I can at least learn the Flash's secret identity. (Unmasks and looks in the mirror, then frowns) I have no idea who this is.

Tala: Just rest in here.
[pulls "Lex" into a closet]
Flash-in-Lex: Hey - that's not restful.

Flash-in-Lex: Me, the Flash? You've, like, totally lost it, Grodd. I'm Lex Luthor!
Grodd: And I'm Charlton Heston.

Grodd: Ah, Tala, my old groupie. I so miss bending you to my will.
Tala: Go eat a banana. Lex is my man now. (Leaves with Lex)
Grodd: If you say so.

Flash-in-Lex: You, evil-head guy! What's your part in this plan?
Evil Star: I'm not in the plan.
Flash-in-Lex: [pause] Exactly! Pop quiz! Everyone tell me his or her part in the plan.

Flash-in-Lex: Lex Luthor is pleased.

Lex-in-Flash: Attention! The man you think is Luthor is actually a Justice Leaguer disguised as me. Repeat: he is not Luthor.
Flash-in-Lex: ...I, Lex Luthor, find that preposterous.

Mr. Terrific: Dr. Fate, your patient just anesthetized himself.

Flash: Guys! I was starting to think I was going to go out as the bottom of a supervillain dog pile!
Green Lantern: It sounds like Wally, but is there any way to be sure?
Flash: You want proof? Until he went off into the Marines, GL's nickname was-
Green Lantern: Stop! It's him. Man, you promised never to repeat that story!
Flash: I know, I was just messing with your head.
Mister Terrific: Well, can you tell us anything about Grodd's Secret Society? Where's the headquarters?
Flash: I don't know. In a swamp?

Tala: Lex? Is that really you?
Lex Luthor: Of course it's me, you twit.
Tala: [Disappointed] Ooh.

Grudge Match[edit]

Roulette: Lex, darling. I'm having some serious financial problems, and I'm afraid you're to blame.
Lex Luthor: Well, don't look at me to bail you out, Roulette. I'm the one who skims you!

Roulette: You're playing with fire, witch!
Tala: Who's playing?

Roulette: The new Meta-Brawl! All girl fights, all the time! We'll call it "The Glamor Slam" or "The Belles of the Brawl"!
Sonar: "Chickapalooza"!

[Huntress is watching Black Canary while talking on a cell phone with The Question, who is searching a cold storage area]
Huntress: I'm telling you Q, Canary's totally off her game. Think she's moonlighting? Maybe she's stepping out on Green Arrow...
The Question: The deeper mystery here is why do you even care? Isn't this the woman who beat the snot out of you a few months back?
Huntress: She got a lucky shot in! Okay, five or six lucky shots. Anyway, that's not the poin-
The Question: [takes the lid off of a container.] Aha! As I suspected - thirty-two flavors.
Huntress: There's something wrong here, Q, I can feel it.
The Question: I'm the conspiracy theorist, and even I don't see anything.
Huntress: [pauses; sighs] So... what are you wearing?
The Question: Blue overcoat. Fedora.
Huntress: ...You really stink at this.
The Question: Orange socks?
[Huntress hangs up]

Huntress: You sure you're okay?
Black Canary: Worried?
Huntress: Curious.

Roulette: Let the pain begin!

Huntress: They've had you up every night working the arena. No wonder you've been fighting like a girl. (pause) You know what I mean.

Roulette: Of course, you two aren't under my control any longer, which means I'm going to have to eliminate you. In the ring, of course. Why just shoot you when I can sell tickets and lay odds?
Huntress: You're scum.
Roulette: No, no, my dear. I'm an entrepreneur.

Roulette: Huntress and Black Canary versus two new contenders! Vixen, the beauty with the beast powers, and the Thanagar thrasher... Hawkgirl!

Vixen: I don't want to hurt you, Shayera.
Shayera Hol: But I wanna hurt you!
Vixen: Just when we were starting to get along.

Huntress: Looks like we're in this together.
Black Canary: If you call me "girlfriend", I'm gonna dropkick you into the next county.
Huntress: Now, don't go all sentimental on me.

[Vixen pulls the League communicator out of Shayera's ear, freeing her from Roulette's mind control]
Shayera Hol: I don't think I want to know...
Vixen: We're in a cage match fighting to the death!
Shayera Hol: Yeah, see?

Roulette: Yes, that's really Wonder Woman, ladies and gentlemen! It is on! Can even these four beautiful bruisers stand up to the Amazon powerhouse herself?

Vixen: Anybody got a plan?
Shayera Hol: Yeah, try to stay alive.
Huntress: Anybody got a good plan?

Sonar: In another thirty seconds your brains will be so scrambled I'll be able to serve 'em up with bacon.

Huntress: Do I kill the signal or you?

Black Canary: You know, if you want, I can talk to the League and get you back in.
Huntress: Nah, I do fine on my own.
Black Canary: Thank you, Helena. If you hadn't...
Huntress: You would have done the same.

Huntress: You know, I was totally whipping your butt back when they caught us.
Black Canary: Pff. In your dreams!
Huntress: Like I'd waste my dreams on you...

Far From Home[edit]

Bouncing Boy: I know you're a level 12 mega-genius, but you are seriously out of your mind.

Supergirl: Well?
Green Lantern: Well what?
Supergirl: Aren't you gonna give me notes on how badly I screwed up?
Green Lantern: No notes, Kara. I've got nothing left to teach you.

Superman: (discussing Supergirl) I'm very proud, but... don't tell her.
Green Arrow: No! That's a job for Superman.

Brainiac 5: My name is...
Supergirl: Brainiac!
Brainiac 5: That's right, how did you... uh, oh!
(Supergirl attacks him)

Brainiac 5: Yes, I am a Brainiac, but I'm not a machine. I'm organic. The universe-conquering Brainiac you knew is my distant ancestor. Over time he learned to pass down his code biologically. I am Brainiac 5. Think of me as the black sheep of my family, dedicated to doing good to make up for my ancestor's legacy of evil.
Green Lantern: And you demonstrated that by kidnapping us?

Green Lantern: Time travel, swell.
Bouncing Boy: It's a real thrill for me to meet you, sir. You're the famous John Stewart, father of...
Green Lantern: You wanna shut up before you create a time paradox?

Brainiac 5: We needed help, so we sent the Time Bubble to bring back some of Earth's greatest heroes.
Supergirl: But why us?
Brainiac 5: It... it was random, we'd have taken anyone.

Supergirl: Just because he's seriously cute, doesn't mean we can trust a Brainiac!
Green Arrow: I'm not getting a bad vibe off the kid.
Green Lantern: (to Supergirl) And neither are you apparently. "Seriously cute", huh?

Bouncing Boy: You know, Brainiac, being organic and having a heart - not the same thing.

Brainiac 5: [Caught by Supergirl] That was unnecessary; my belt protects me from any impact.
Supergirl: Maybe I was just trying to cop a feel.

Emerald Empress: A Green Lantern! That's a rare sight in this galaxy these days.
Persuader: Take a good look! He won't be here long.

Supergirl: [Fighting the Fatal Five] So what's your power? Super strength? Speed?
Brainiac 5: I have a 12th level intellect...
Supergirl: Great, you can knock 'em out with your diploma.

Supergirl: Back on Argo we used psionic technology for our remote controls. When we lost one, you'd just have to think at it and it'd beep. Don't know why we bothered — they were always in the couch cushions.

Supergirl: (To Brainiac 5) So, I have to know. Why did you save me first?
Brainiac 5: My decision was based on pure logic.
Green Arrow: Really? Because Green Lantern's the most powerful.
Brainiac 5: No offense, but I don't think you can follow the reasoning of a 12th level intellect such as my own.
Green Arrow: ...Guess not.

Green Arrow: [To Brainiac 5 about Kara] Admit it, genius - you're in love with her.
Brainiac 5: Ludicrous, we just met. Moreover, as a Coluan, I'm ruled by intellect, not emotion.
Green Arrow: So in love with her.
Brainiac 5: Increased sweat gland production, shortness of breath, inability to concentrate - I thought it was guilt, but I am in love. How did you know?
Green Arrow: Just call me Cupid, junior. I never miss. [Kara comes in] I'm gonna raid this dump. See if I can upgrade my arrows with some future tech. I'll be gone for a long time, so you two are stuck with each other... alone... for a long time.

Supergirl: [About the Legion Flight ring] What's that?
Brainiac 5: The Legion Flight ring, all of us have one. [Hands the ring to Supergirl]
Supergirl: So does this mean we're going steady?
Brainiac 5: Eeerrr....
Supergirl: Trust me, a thousand years ago, that joke was hilarious.

Supergirl: Nice ship!
Brainiac 5: It's strictly no frills, but it's fast. What do you pilot back home?
Supergirl: Usually just a pickup.
Brainiac 5: A pickup — is that a type of Starcruiser?
Green Arrow: Yes. Yes it is.

(Breaking into the Fatal Five's HQ)
Brainiac 5: Shoot.
Green Arrow: I know. I was hoping they'd be out looking for us.
Brainiac 5: No, shoot! (Green Arrow shoots an arrow at the Fatal Five catches Brainiac 5 in mid-air)

Supergirl: There's still a planet full of people down there who need our help. Do your job, and I'm gonna do mine.
Brainiac 5: But... [Supergirl kisses him]
Supergirl: In case I don't see you again.

Superman: So, this boy Kara likes so much, does he have a name?
[Nervous looks from Green Lantern and Green Arrow]

Ancient History[edit]

Gentleman Ghost: I like it. Very imaginative. But your ring is useless against me, Lantern.
Green Lantern: Then why are you running from it?

Vixen: Well, I’m surprised you haven’t made your move before now.
Shayera Hol: I'm still trying to figure out the right Earth protocol for this situation. It's not like I can assassinate you in your sleep, or poison your water...I miss Thanagar.

Shadow Thief: For decades their ever-growing empire was a utopia. But nothing lasts forever. At least, nothing good.

(after Ashari cuts a flower off of a tree with a knife)
Chay-Ara Hol: You didn't have to do that. I can fly.
Bashari: When we're together, so can I.

Hawkman: You always were good with that thing.
Shayera Hol: Just hit him!
Hawkman: Right!

Shayera Hol: Don't say you don't love me.
Green Lantern: I'll never say that.

Shayera Hol: Tell me about my son.


[At the Legion of Doom's base, Lex Luthor is attempting to reactivate the sole piece of Brainiac. Tala enters approaches him as the computer room is overloading]
Tala: Lex! Stop it! You'll blow us all to pieces!
Lex Luthor: Not now, Woman! Something's happening... It's... [but the stone's energy overloads and destroys the machine, failing to recreated Brainiac] it's... just one more steamming flop! [screams in anger and wreacks the control pannels with his hands]
Tala: Baby...
Lex Luthor: Nothing works! [continues wreacking the tools]
Tala: Lex, forget bringing back Brainiac.
Lex Luthor: I don't need input from some crystal-gazing parasite! One who's confused a winch's grip on power with the real thing!
Tala: [takes the stone] This is the real trouble-maker for us. It's pure wild goose chase. Look, I will prove it. I will show you what is in there.
Lex Luthor: Don't be stupid. [takes the stone] This is science. What good is your sorcery? Unless you plan to turn stone into gold? Or maybe a frog?
Tala: Such ignorance. Transmutation is what you want to do!
Lex Luthor: Transmutation is...[pauses] what are you waiting for? Do it! [hands the stone to her]
Tala: Okay!
Lex Luthor: Okay!
Tala: [performing her Transmutation Sorcery] By the slaughter of the innocent, by pestilence and plague, reveal the hidden unto me. [she uses her powers to view the stone's origins. She finds nothing] There, you see? Just a rock. A worthless piece of... [she sees something from it] oh.
Lex Luthor: What?
Tala: It's not important.
Lex Luthor: Show me!
[she uses her magic to give Luthor a vision of the past, when the Brainiac Asteroid was destroyed]
Brainiac Computer Voice: Critical system failure in three seconds. Two seconds. One second. [the asteroid explodes. Tala, almost unable to keep up with the image, screams as the vision nearly fades]
Lex Luthor: No! Keep the image! [Tala strugles until Luthor sees enough] There is still brainiac in the universe.
Tala: There is no way to tell where it happened.
Lex Luthor: Wrong. I saw enough of those stars to determine the explosion's coordinates. It should be a simple matter.
Tala: You saw the wild goose again. Concentrate on us, baby. Space is too far. Together, we can rule this world. [Luthor pushes her aside] Oh!
Lex Luthor: If you like this world so much, keep your fool mouth shut. Then maybe I'll let you keep it. Me? I'm going to be a god again. [sometime latter, the Society members make changes in their headquarters] Speed it up! Sinestro, don't forget the floor. I want radiation shielding from every direction. Rampage... [interrupted when Bizarro has trouble with his work] [annoyed] Help Bizarro. [to Weather Wizard] Don't distort the metal, moron!
Weather Wizard: I don't even know why we're doing this.
[Luthor pins him next to the hot molten metal in the wall]
Lex Luthor: Killer Frost, if Weather Wizard here doesn't shape up, I'm holding you accountable.
Killer Frost: Whatever.
Lex Luthor: Structural integrity is crucial.
Killer Frost: Okay, got it. Jeez.

Grodd: Why is my headquarters moving? Hey, What's going on?! [no answer] I demand to know what's going on!!
Tala: Quiet, Grodd!
Grodd: You! Come to gloat at me again? I'm not some monkey in a zoo, throwing-
Tala: [Shushes him] Listen, I've been very, very bad. I picked the wrong pony. It should have been you.
Grodd: Ooh, you've finally sussed it out. That hairless sweetheart of yours isn't a leader. He's a thug.
Tala: And how! I don't like to compete for Lex with a dead computer. I want you to be the man in charge, like before. So, baby, [strokes him seductivly] what do you want?
Grodd: Why, only you, my dear. And Luthor's fat head on a plate! [Tala smiles]
[the Society members are in their working places as Toyman is navigating]
Atomic Skull: That's one Mother of a laser show.
Lex Luthor: Toyman?
Toyman: We should be reaching the Brainiac Remnants soon. By the way, thank you for making me your navigator, Luthor. I've aways loved learning a new controller.
Lex Luthor: Just keep us on course. The slightest error and we're dead.
[suddenly, Grodd breaks through with a laser cannon]
Grodd: I wouldn't worry about it, neanderthal. The way I see it, You're dead either way. [Approaches Luthor along with the villains who follow him] I'd like to complete this transaction with as little blood shed as possible, Lex. Now, put your hands up and have Toyman turn us around.
Tala: Don't look at him, big boy. Grodd is leader.

[Giganta grabs Grodd]
Grodd: Giganta, you're out of jail! How's your head?
Giganta: Pretty good, considering you tried to fry my brain! [begins to squeeze Grodd]
Tala: Don't get grabby, Thunderthighs! Grodd is mine now! [Blasts Giganta]

Killer Frost: [Prepares to freeze Toyman] One creepcicle coming up! [Toyman headbutts her and runs away] You are so annoying!

Tala: Trapped like a rat. It's very wierd. You have never had so much fun when we were together. [Tala fires a magic spell at Luthor, but it bounces back and knocks her unconscious. He pulls an amulet from under his shirt]
Lex Luthor: You wouldn't believe what this cost me.
[scene shifts to Toyman, who is walking the stair with a deadly Yo-Yo in his hand as Killer Frost approaches him surfing in a ice wave]
Toyman: Around the world... [wipes Frost's ice construct with his Yo-yo, knocking her in the ground] Rock the crater... [Frost creates a Ice Shield to protect herself, but Toyman uses his yo-yo to break it through and knock her uncouncious] Sleeper.

Grodd: Give up, Lex! You're only delaying the inevitable.
Lex Luthor: You're right.
Grodd: [shoots a blast of his gun at Luthor, who deflects with his gloves] If it's all the same to you, I'd rather snap your neck with my bare hands. [Luthor tries to attack him, but Grodd counters and singlehandly beats him up again and again] You know, this mutiny was easy. The Secret Society hates you.
Lex Luthor: Like they love you! [runs towards Grodd, who knocks him away with a kick] Idiotic simian. Half-baked objectivist.
Grodd: [grabs Luthor] You're ill-equipped to lead, Lex.
Lex Luthor: [chocking] A lower primate masquerading as an intellectual.
Grodd: I'm the more accomplished, both physically and mentally. [uses telepathy on Luthor, who overrides it with his power-belt activite and puts Grodd under his control]
Lex Luthor: Took you long enough. I was beginning to think I'd figured you wrong. Now bow down to me. [Grodd struggles not to, but does so] Who is master here?
Grodd: [weakly] You... are...
Lex Luthor: Get up. [Grodd obeys] Take six steps forward. [Grodd does so and opens the door in front of him] Get in. [Grodd does so again and Luthor closes the door and deactivates his power-belt]
Grodd: [trying to break through the door in anger] I should have let you rot in jail!
Lex Luthor: Goodbye, Grodd. It could have gone the other way.
Grodd: It really could have, couldn't it?
Lex Luthor: No, but why speak ill of the dead? [punches a button and opens airlock]
Grodd: You twisted little pink rat-hole of a hominid, I'm not done with you! I'll get out of this, and when I do...!!!
[Grodd is sucked out of his headquarters to his death

[Lex Luthor's team has beaten Grodd's rebels]
Lex Luthor: Can any of you give me one good reason to let you live? [Killer Frost steps forward from the rebels, then freezes her comrades without a word] Killer Frost... you've got a future. Get rid of the rest.
Killer Frost: You got it.
Toyman: We're here.
[the headquarters reaches Brainiac's coordinates]
Tala: [To Luthor] Darling, Grodd must have used mind-control!... Okay, maybe not. But baby, you don't ever doubt that I love you, correct? I-, I-, I know I did something bad, I'm a sick person. You don't know what it's like to be me.
Lex Luthor: Don't be afraid, darling. You still have a big role in my plan. In fact... I can't do this without you. [Volcana knocks Tala out, then, she wakes up being used as a mystical conduit to reassemble Brainiac.] I used to think magic was unknowable, unpredictable, and not to be trusted. You've taught me so much, Tala. Even my wealth of scientific knowledge would never have been up to this task. You will be the mystic conduit that will siphon Brainiac's essence from the debris. I'll be able to reconstitute him from that energy. But I doubt you'll see it.
Tala: You planned this all along! Even before I-
Lex Luthor: I'm a sick person too.
Toyman: Luthor, the collection pannels are in place.
Tala: [panicked] Lex! Please! I beg you!
Lex Luthor: Hold that tongue. [to Toyman] Do it. [Toyman is about to obey, but time stops] I said do it!
Metron: [appearing behind Luthor] He cannot hear you, Lex Luthor. Time has stopped. We exist between two ticks of the clock. In my travels through the myriad paths of infinity, I have seen the first and the last. But what you do today threatens the entire universe. Past, Present and Future.
Lex Luthor: I should hope it does. Look, I didn't catch the name.
Metron: Metron. Scientist and chronicler.
Lex Luthor: Well, Metron, I'll soon be ready for anything the universe can throw at me. I'm about to become a god.
Metron: You don't know what a god is. Or what you are unleashing.
Lex Luthor: "Tampering with forces beyond my ken", and so forth? Nice try. Look, if you want my power, make your move, otherwise you can get lost.
Metron: You will regret your decision. We all will. [Metron desappears as time turns back to normal]
Toyman: Twinkle, twinkle, Brainiac, Tala's gonna bring you back! [activates the machine]
Tala: [last words] Lex! Lex!! LEX!!!!!!
Lex Luthor: Brainiac! I'm coming! [the machine drains Tala's energy until it creates a mysterious figure which appears with the smoke] People, meet your new lord and master!
[He becomes shocked as, instead of Brainiac, the figure is revealed to be Darkseid, who is now fused with Brainiac and given a new look]
Darkseid: It seems I have you to thank for my return. Though your world will suffer slowly, I grant you a quick death.
[Darkseid uses his power to destroy the base. Scene shifts to Apokolips, where the Apokolians are having a Civil War]
Stick: That rodent, Vundabar, thinks he can rule Apokolips in Darkseid's stead. We'll be the ones who deliver his pestilent corpse to Granny Goodness. [the two sides begin the battle, but before they can, Darkseid emerges and all bow to him] Welcome home, oh, mighty Darkseid.
Darkseid: Arise, my children. Let this meaningless battle for control end today.
Sting: Of course, my Lord. We had thought ourselves bereft forever.
Darkseid: Only the slimmest of chances has allowed me to overcome my death at the hands of Superman. But let the universe howl in despair, for I have returned! [The Apokolipian armies cheer triumphantly]
Stick: What is your will, my lord?
Darkseid: As ever, to search for the Anti-Life Equation, that I might bring order to this aimless universe. But first, Superman must suffer for killing me. His adopted world will die screaming. Only then will I seek the ultimate end.
Kanto: Forgive me, lord, but to attack Earth would violate your pact with Highfather. New Genesis would doubtless retaliate.
Darkseid: [smiles] Where do you think I'm going next?
[scene shifts to the Watchtower as a Watchtower employee runs desperatedly into the room Superman and the League are]
Employee: Superman! You better get outside quick!
[The League goes on and confront Luthor and the remaining members of the Legion of Doom]
Lex Luthor: We have a little problem...


Lex Luthor: Darkseid took Brainiac away from me. I can't hear his voice in my head anymore!
Giganta: Enough of the crazy talk, Lex.

Shayera Hol: Send us first — give the others the chance to get their pants on.

Superman: Okay, let's get these people locked up. Sounds like we've got a fight on our hands.
Giganta: If you think you're locking us up while the whole world's under attack, you've got two fights on your hands.
Batman: She's got a point. We'll need all the bodies we can throw at this.
Superman: Oh, come on! It's Lex flippin' Luthor! Why should we trust him?!
Atomic Skull: Hey, it's our world too!
Lex Luthor: Let's be clear about this. We're not here to help you save the world. You're here to help me get revenge on Darkseid. When this is over, it's back to business as usual.
Superman: (glares at Lex) Wouldn't have it any other way.

Batman: Search through the telemetry on the attack groups; find the best-protected mother ship. That's where Darkseid will be.
Superman: And that's where I want to go.
Mr. Terrific: I imagine so—it's in Metropolis, hovering over the Daily Planet. Stand by.

Lex Luthor: Was there a plan here?
Batman: Take out the small fries until we attract the big fish's attention.
Lex Luthor: Ha! With everything going on, I bet he never notices us!
[Darkseid appears]
Batman: You're on.
Superman: I'll take some of that action.

Darkseid: I hope you appreciate, Kal-El, that everything that happens from this point is on your head. The skies will rain fire, the oceans will boil, the streets will run red with the blood of billions. Only then, after your last pitiful hope is extinguished, will I end your life. Let's go.

Lex Luthor: You destroyed Brainiac! I'm gonna make you pay!
Darkseid: Unlikely. (blows Luthor away)

Darkseid: I'm more powerful than I've ever been, and the last time we met, you barely managed to hold your own.
Superman: Funny. That's not how I remember it.
Darkseid: Allow me to refresh your memory. [Darkseid picks up the Daily Planet globe and uses it to slam Superman through every floor of the building]

Green Lantern: We gotta find a way to take this out for good!
Flash: Why don't you just throw it into the sun? [pauses and stares at Green Lantern] Yeah, I guess that's a pretty stupid idea.
Green Lantern: No, maybe you're on to something. But I'll need more leverage. And a trench!
Flash: On it! [he runs around and around in a circle, creating a trench around the drill] Now what? [Green Lantern creates a catapult with his ring] Aw, cool! [Green Lantern flings the drill]
Green Lantern: Doesn't look like it quite made escape velocity. [The drill hits a ship, which explodes]
Flash: Good effort, though.

Darkseid: Don't leave us yet, Kal-El. I want you to see your adopted homeworld bow down before me. Only then will I allow you death's sweet release.

Wonder Woman: Get away from here! It's not safe!
Elderly Chinese Man: Don't worry. I'm here to help.
Wonder Woman: I appreciate your inten- [Sees the old man easily defeating Parademons] Hera! [The man suddenly changes into a Chinese dragon, defeating more Parademons. He then changes again, becoming the Martian Manhunter.] J'onn! [hugs him]
Martian Manhunter: Good to see you, Diana. I've got a lot to tell you about.
Wonder Woman: We'll catch up later.
Martian Manhunter: Wouldn't miss it. First things first ...
(The team flies off towards one of Darkseid's magma towers)

Lex Luthor: Problem?
Batman: I'm out.
Lex Luthor: [holds up his gun] Take my extra.
Batman: Not my style.
Lex Luthor: Suit yourself. I'm planning to live through this.

Darkseid: Flee. [Batman dodges Darkseid's Omega Beam and it hits a Parademon] Impressive. No one has ever avoided my Omega Beam. I wonder if the other one is as agile. [Powers up his Omega Beams; Lex Luthor runs away] Excellent strategy.

Darkseid: Super or otherwise, you're merely a man. And I am a god!

Lex Luthor: You! Metron! You knew this was going to happen!
Metron: This outcome was the most likely possible result of your foolhardy actions.
Lex Luthor: You can help me! I demand that you help me!
Metron: You are in no position to make demands of anyone. I warned you that you were dabbling in forces beyond your comprehension.
Lex Luthor: You'd be surprised what I can comprehend! For instance, if you know so much about Darkseid, I'll wager you know how to beat him!
Metron: There is one possibility. One thing in all the universe that might... but no. The risk...
Lex Luthor: I know a little something about risk myself. [aims his pistol at Metron] Care for an object lesson?
Metron: Very well. I will take you where you want to go.

Darkseid: You still try to fight. Can't you see that it's hopeless?
Superman: [Pins Darkseid against a wall] Batman won't quit so long as he can draw breath. None of my teammates will. Me? I've got a different problem. [Punches Darkseid through the wall] I feel like I live in a world made of cardboard. Always taking care not to break something, to break someone. Never allowing myself to lose control, even for a moment, or someone could die. [Punches Darkseid again] But you can take it, can't you, big man? What we have here is a rare opportunity for me to cut loose, and show you just how powerful I really am. [Punches Darkseid across the city with a single blow]

Darkseid: It's called the Agony Matrix. Direct neural stimulation of pain receptors - all of them. Imagine the worst pain you've ever felt in your life, times a thousand. Now imagine that pain continuing. Forever. Oh, that's right... you don't have to imagine.

Metron: Behold the Source Wall. Beyond it is the single greatest secret of the universe. This is as far as I dare to go. I warn you one final time: only a 12th level intellect has the slightest hope of surviving what you are about to experience.
Lex Luthor: Then I'm overqualified.

Darkseid: Still alive. You impress me, Kryptonian. More, your valor has touched my heart. Oh yes, there is still some small part of me that knows mercy. I will end your pain... with something special I've been saving for just this occassion. [Darkseid draws a Kryptonite knife] I'm going to carve out your heart and put it on a pike in my throne room.
[Lex Luthor appears in a business suit]
Lex Luthor: As much as I'd enjoy seeing that, first you have some business with me. Sorry it took me so long - I had to go get my "power suit".
Darkseid: You dare challenge me? Insanity!
Lex Luthor: Oh, I'm not here to challenge you, Darkseid. Quite the contrary. I've got something you want. The only thing you want.
[Luthor holds up his hand, revealing a dazzling shard of energy]
Darkseid: [astonished] The Anti-Life Equation!

Darkseid: It's beautiful, isn't it?
Lex Luthor: Yes...yes, it is.

[After Lex Luthor and Darkseid vanish through the Anti-Life Equation]
Martian Manhunter: In many ways, Lex Luthor represents the worst of what mankind has to offer.
Superman: But he died saving us all.
Batman: I doubt that either of them died.
Superman: But we saw it this time!
Flash: You saw it last time too.
Green Lantern: What's that old saying? "Believe half of what you see."
Shayera Hol: "And none of what you hear." They'll be back.
Martian Manhunter: And we'll be ready for them.

Wonder Woman: It's past time that Luthor's partners in crime were locked up.
Atomic Skull: Wait a minute – we help you guys save the world, and we don't even get any consideration?
(Batman looks at Superman, who shrugs)
Batman: You're right. Five-minute head start.
Atomic Skull: Five minutes? Are you kidding?!
Wonder Woman: Four minutes, fifty seconds.
[The villains promptly flee; Giganta gives the surprised Flash a kiss on the cheek before joining the others]

Martian Manhunter: (on the cell phone to his wife) I should be back in time to dinner. I love you too.
Flash: These are the end times...

[Last lines of the series]
Superman: [To Batman] A head start? You're getting soft in your old age.
Batman: [smiling] Don't you have a tall building to go leap?
Wonder Woman: And the adventure continues...

[The entire Justice League runs down the stairs, chasing the villains, each of the Justice League is split into sections, ending with the originals and Batman's emblem filling the screen]

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