The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy

Season 2 Episode 8

Terror of the Black Night / Battle of the Bands / The Halls of Time

Aired Friday 8:30 PM Aug 01, 2003 on Cartoon Network
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Episode Summary

Terror of the Black Night / Battle of the Bands / The Halls of Time
Terror of the Black Night: Billy has Grim get him a cool suit of armor at a medieval fair, but he can't get it off until he beats someone in a competition. Battle of the Bands: Grim joins the band. Billy and his dad set out to beat them in the Endsville Battle of the Bands. The Halls of Time: Billy, Mandy, Irwin, and Grim visit the Halls of Time.moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

  • Halls of Time... terrible

    If Halls of Time just didn't air with this, I would probably give this episode a perfect 10.0! I mean, Halls of Time just didn't fit in, after two rocking and rolling episodes. "The Black Knight" comes into town in Terror of the Black Knight, but Billy has trouble getting the outfit off, so here we go, breakdancing! Battle of the Bands! Grim shows his real self, rocking mode! Knows how to play the electric guitar real good.moreless
  • 10.0 rly funny

    i love this episode.... its halarious and grim totally rocks out. its also hilarious when billys dad flies and billy arm farts.i would rly like to hear the real song of darkness but it idnt on itunes. its sounds like a rly good song and i would rly like to have it. whre can i find it??
  • I love The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy!Battle of the Bands is my favorite episode.

    Battle of the Bands is awesome!I love it when Grim and Purple Filth rock it out at the endsville Battle of the Bands.I also love it when billy says "Moooooogaaarr!"The song they sang is called Darkness and of what I've heard its by SPF 1000.I also love it when Billy wins by making arm farts.Grim rules!

  • Battle of the Bands: 9/10 Terror of the Black Knight: 10/10 Halls of Time: 4/10 Overall: 7.3/10

    I'm not going to summarize the episodes seeing as you probably have read the summary that the episode guide gave you, so I'm just going to state my opinions on each episode. There might be a few spoilers, so watch out!

    Battle of the Bands

    A very exciting episode that reference several heavy metal bands (is it just me or is Billy's Dad dressed like the leader of KISS?). Anyway, I rate this episode 9/10.

    Terror of the Black Knight

    This episode is the best of the three, and shows some of the absurdist humor that the show is so excellent at. I rate this episode 10/10.

    Halls of Time

    This episode would have been better if it hadn't been for the ending. Don't get me wrong, I usually find it funny when an episode ends and the characters wind up either mutilated or trapped in a position they can't escape. But this episode somewhat overdoes that kind of situation. I rate this episode 4/10

    Overall, this was a good episode and I am very happy to see it. I recommend it to the reader.moreless
  • Grim Rocks!

    Battle of the Bands-I loved when Grim went on stage and began to sing! That song was so rad. The only thing that sucks about it is that the song was only recorded for the show and I have yet to find a good copy of a full song. So far I can only find a clip. The song is by SPF1000-Darkness, very good band too.
Alan Oppenheimer

Alan Oppenheimer

Father Time

Guest Star

Cam Clarke

Cam Clarke

Irwin's Brother, Worm

Guest Star

Kevin Michael Richardson

Kevin Michael Richardson

Executioner, Corn Vendor, Drink Vendor

Guest Star

Maxwell Atoms

Maxwell Atoms

The Cartoon Creator

Recurring Role

Jane Carr (II)

Jane Carr (II)


Recurring Role

Greg Eagles

Greg Eagles


Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (19)

  • QUOTES (13)

    • (After Billy disappears)
      Mandy: It's just you and me now, Grim.
      (Grim sees her hourglass just about to run out)
      Mandy: Hurry Grim!
      (Grim does nothing)
      Mandy: Grim, what do you think your doing?
      (Grim starts waving goodbye to her)
      Mandy: Why you no good pile a- (disappears)

    • Irwin: Good morning, Lady Mandy and... (snickers) Lady Grim.
      Grim: You better be quiet before I go "midevil" on your-
      Irwin: As I was saying...

    • Grim: (singing) Clock strikes 12,
      A cool wind blows,
      But I got no fear cause we're not alone!
      I have no weakness, I am the strong,
      And this is how I feel I'm most at home!

    • Billy's Dad: He, uh, doin' that hide and seek thing again?
      Mandy: Yep.
      Billy's Dad: What that boy needs is focus.
      Mandy: So what do you propose to do about it?
      Billy's Dad: About what?
      Mandy: The focus problem.
      Billy's Dad: What focus problem?

    • Billy: Ooh, ooh, ooh! Grim! Grim, get it off! Get it off! I need to go! I need to go!!
      Grim: Oops. I forgot to mention one little thing about the suit. The armor can't be removed unless you defeat an opponent in a challenge. (laughing evilly) Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha!
      Mandy: I suggest you find somebody challenge before things get rusty.
      Billy: Ooh, ooh, ooh! I gotta find somebody to challenge!

    • Mandy: (to Grim) Why do they call it the "cursed suit"?
      Billy: (singsongy) I got a magical suit of armor!
      Grim: Well, uh-
      Billy: (still singsongy) Now I got punch! (drinks his punch and belches) Now I'm gonna use the bathroom! (whistling and struggling) Hey, hey, hey! What's going on?! I can't get the suit off!
      Mandy: Oh, that's why.

    • Sperg: (as a rock star, quietly, then loudly) Purple...FILTH!!!!!!!!!!

    • Billy's Dad: Anyone can be a rock star, Billy.

    • Billy's Dad: My name's not Dad, its MO-GARR!!

    • (Mandy comes in holding up her finger)
      Mandy: Do what thou wilt, shall be the hold of the law!
      (She disappears in a brief blaze of flames)

    • The Cartoon Creator: Holy crud! This is my best idea yet! (poof)

    • Billy: I wanna be a rock staaaarrrr!!!!

    • Baby Mandy: We got to put them back right-side up before we disappear completely. (starts sucking on thumb)

  • NOTES (8)


    • Father Time: Like sands in an hourglass, these are the days of our...

      Soap Opera DAYS OF OUR LIVES starts out and continues from each commercial break with the same words.

    • Harold (Billy's Dad): Join me, and we can rule the rock as father and son!

      This dialog is based in the Star Wars movie, "The Empire Strikes Back", when Darth Vader confesses to be Luke's father, and ask the Jedi to join him to the Dark Side : "Join me, and we can rule the galaxy as father and son"

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