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Justice League Unlimited Ultimatum (2004–2006) Online

Justice League Unlimited Ultimatum (2004–2006) Online
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TV Episode / Animation / Action / Adventure / Fantasy / Sci-Fi
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Directror :
Joaquim Dos Santos
Cast :
Kevin Conroy,Susan Eisenberg,George Newbern
Writer :
Dwayne McDuffie,J.M. DeMatteis
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TV Episode
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Justice League Unlimited Ultimatum (2004–2006) Online

The Justice League meets the Ultimen, a popular group of young heroes. The Ultimen discover they are the results of a government experiment in creating super humans and only have a short time to live. In frustration and anger, all but one (Long Shadow) strike out against the Justice League.
Episode cast overview:
Kevin Conroy Kevin Conroy - Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)
Susan Eisenberg Susan Eisenberg - Wonder Woman / Princess Diana (voice)
George Newbern George Newbern - Superman / Clark Kent / Bizarro (voice)
Scott Rummell Scott Rummell - Aquaman / Arthur Curry (voice)
James Sie James Sie - Wind Dragon (voice)
Gregg Rainwater Gregg Rainwater - Long Shadow / Mike (voice)
Tim Matheson Tim Matheson - Maxwell Lord (voice)
Grey Griffin Grey Griffin - Downpour / Shifter (voice) (as Grey DeLisle)
CCH Pounder CCH Pounder - Amanda Waller / Juice (voice)
Jennifer Hale Jennifer Hale - Giganta (voice)
Robert Foxworth Robert Foxworth - Professor Emil Hamilton (voice)

The Ultimen team from "Ultimatum" represents a "reunion" or fusion of various previous versions of the Justice League. The Ultimen themselves are based on characters created for The All-New Super Friends Hour (1977) who were not previously existing comic book characters. Shifter and Downpour are based on the Wonder Twins, Long Shadow is based on Apache Chief, Wind Dragon is based on Samurai, while Juice is based on Black Vulcan. Additionally, the structure atop the high rise, which is the Ultimen's headquarters is modeled after the iconic Hall of Justice. The character of Max Lord is the same as the comics character introduced in the 1990s who took over the post-Crisis Justice League and remodeled it as an international business enterprise with loose ties to the United Nations. Furthermore, the Justice League members who oppose the Ultimen in the episode are those who were best known as the "Super Friends": Batman, Superman, Aquaman and Wonder Woman.

"The Squad" Waller mentions calling in is The Suicide Squad.

According to Dwayne McDuffie, "the beast that threw itself against the bars" is a nod to the Wonder Dog from the 1970s Super Friends cartoon.

Wind Dragon calls Batman "old chum," which is what Batman used to call Robin on the Batman series from the 60's.

User reviews



I thought this episode was a great nod to the superfriends.

Apache Chief, Black Vulcan, Samurai, and the Wonder Twins are all represented here.

This acknowledgment would have been good enough. It is unfortunate that this series degraded into the Saturday Morning Cartoon during its last season, while the prior season was the most intelligently written American Animation Adventure show I had ever seen. Every week uncovering the Government and Luthor sub plots was exciting. I wish they could have left the superfriends where they belonged, in the 70's.

That said, Long Shadow was a very successful crossover from Apace Chief, I was glad to see him appear in several additional episodes. The other characters were not explored too much.