Green Lantern: The Animated Series

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  • Episode Guide
  • S 1 : Ep 26

    Dark Matter

    Aired 3/16/13

  • S 1 : Ep 25

    Ranx

    Aired 3/9/13

  • S 1 : Ep 24

    Scarred

    Aired 3/2/13

  • S 1 : Ep 23

    Larfleeze

    Aired 2/23/13

  • S 1 : Ep 22

    Love is a Battlefield

    Aired 2/16/13

  • Cast & Crew
  • Josh Keaton

    Hal Jordan

  • Kevin Michael Richardson

    Kilowog

  • Jason Spisak

    Razer

  • Grey DeLisle

    Aya

  • Tom Kenny

    Zilius Zox

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  • Based on the popular comic series by DC Comics, this CGI animated series features Hal Jordan of Earth, one of the 3,600 members of the Green Lantern Corps. Each members wears a power ring which the user can apply his willpower to create anything he or she can imagine. Each "Green Lantern" patrols their sector of the universe, protecting it against any and all threats. Hal and his comrade, Kilowog, travel to the Frontier Sector to deal with a new threat: the Red Lanterns, who use rage instead of willpower to focus their power rings.moreless

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    • Hal: Yes! (laughs) Yes! Woo!
      Carol: Let's keep the commentary to vehicle-specific, shall we, Jordan?
      Hal: I was, boss. That was me expressing my professional opinion of the prototype's acceleration.
      Carol: Someone at the FAA is going to read this transcript, Hal, so words might help.
      Hal: Of course, Carol. My apologies. Plane go fast. Very fast. Plane good.

    • Hal: And Kilowog! Hey, buddy! What's going on?
      Kilowog: You'll find out soon enough Jordan. Just keep it professional. And definitely don't go looking for me to bail you out this time.
      Hal: Did I leave the toilet seat up or something?

    • Appa Ali Apsa: Let me remind the Green Lantern of Earth that the Guardians are not on trial here. He is.
      Ganthet: Appa Ali Apsa, it has been an eventful session. Perhaps a period of refreshment is required. Or as our earthman would say... a coffee break.

    • Hal: Good call, Ganthet. Another minute and I might've said something...
      Kilowog: Incredibly stupid? Yeah, I think that ship sailed a long time ago, Jordan.

    • Kilowog: Kinda figured you'd turn up here, hotshot. Just your style. You borrow the ship. Rush into danger. Catch the killer. Save the day. Big hero.
      Hal: You forgot get the girl. There's probably a girl somewhere in this.

    • Kilowog: That must be the AI nav-computer.
      Hal: Hello... Aya. We're your new best friends, Hal and Kilowog. We want to learn how to fly you.
      Kilowog: AI does not spell Aya, it spells Ayee.
      Hal: But Aya is a pretty name. A pretty name for a pretty girl.
      Kilowog: Don't you ever stop?

    • Kilowog: Wow. Frontier space.
      Hal: I wonder what the odds are for me making my dinner with Carol.
      Kilowog: A billion light years from home and that's what you're thinkin'? You must've really lost it for this girl.
      Hal: Uh, no.

    • Hal: I'll draw their fire while you get the comedian back to the interceptor.
      Kilowog: Yeah, I had a feelin' that was comin'. What do you want written on your tombstone?
      Hal: "Spent the rest of his long life making sure his ring was charged."

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    Notes (10)

    • This episode and Part 2 aired as a special combined sneak-preview on November 11, 2011.

    • This episode and Part 1 aired as a special combined sneak-preview on November 11, 2011.

    • Ragnar and Iolande first appeared in Green Lantern Corps #1, and were created by Dave Gibbons and Patrick Gleason. In the comic, Ragnar is obsessed with the Green Lantern Corps and secretly murders everyone in the sector who might possibly receive a Green Lantern ring before him. He then murders a Green Lantern so that he will be chosen as the new sector guardian. the dead Lantern's partner sees through the ruse and Ragnar is eventually executed by his sister, Iolande, who becomes the new Green Lantern.

    • The episode ends with an in memoriam card for Ian Abercrombie (Ganthet), who passed away shortly after this episode was produced.

    • Guy Gardner

      Guy Gardner first appeared in Green Lantern (vol. 2) #59 (March 1968), and was created by John Broome and Gil Kane. When Abin Sur, the Green Lantern of Earth's space sector, crashed on Earth, Hal Jordan was closer and thus Abin Sur chose him as his successor. Gardner was designated Earth's backup Green Lantern. After a power battery exploded, he received brain damage and became a much more macho-aggressive figure. He later used Sinestro's yellow power ring, and then he gained the power to generate physical weapons from his own body. He eventually rejoined the Green Lantern Corps and serves as an honored member.

    • Injoke: McDuffie's Bar is named after the late DC comic book writer Dwayne McDuffie.

    • The reference to a Green Lantern with a red shirt and a cape is to the Golden Age Green Lantern, Alan Scott, who wore just such a costume and wielded a magical power ring on his left hand that was vulnerable to wood.

    • Injoke: Steam Lantern's real name of Gil Broome is taken from the creators of the Silver Age Lantern, Gil Kane and John Broome.

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    Trivia (2)

    • We find out that a Pin Hole is a Microscopic Black Hole at the Center of a Whirlpool of Energy.

    • This storyline was adapted from the issues 1-3 of the Green Lantern Corps comic. Human Green Lantern, Guy Gardner and Green Lantern, Soranik Natu investigated the death of Soranik's partner and prince of Betrassus. They discover the murderer is the Prince Ragnar. His motive for killing Green Lantern of his sector was in hopes of becoming one. In conclusion of the story Soranik chooses Princess Iolande to be her partner and second Green Lantern of their sector.

    Allusions (3)

    • Hal: Naturally, we're wondering if you and the rest of your Blue Man Group have a plan.

      Blue Man Group is an organization (founded by Matt Goldman, Phil Stanton, Chris Wink) who gives concerts featuring trios of performed who don black overalls, blue makeup, and bald caps, and perform avant-garde music and experimental rock pieces. Their performances often include references to technology and how it is outstripping humanity's ability to cope with it.

    • Hal: Meet the new boss, same as the old boss. More or less.
      Referencing The Who song Won't Get Fooled Again (1971), which describes a cynical point of view about changing regimes and their cyclical nature.

    • Hal: The fake news guy?
      Referencing the real-world political commentator Jon Stewart, the long-running host of The Daily Show, a comedy news program airing on Comedy Central.

  • Fan Reviews (13)
  • A DC Animated classic

    By Appo217, Aug 29, 2013

  • It was pretty good

    By Raven77, Nov 28, 2013

  • Just saw the stills for the new Teen Titans Go

    By achase19, Mar 14, 2013

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    By ScottMartinez, Feb 26, 2013

  • Really Amazing Story

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