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The Best Episodes of Young Justice

Every episode of Young Justice ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Young Justice!

Teenage superheroes strive to prove themselves as members of the Justice League.

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The best episode of "Young Justice" is "Summit", rated 9.7/10 from 3486 user votes. It was directed by Tim Divar and written by Greg Weisman. "Summit" aired on 3/9/2013 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Auld Acquaintance".

  • Summit
    9.7/10 3,486 votes

    #1 - Summit

    Season 2 Episode 19 - Aired 2013-03-09

    The Light calls a summit to decide the final fate of Aqualad, the team ... and the entire planet Earth!

    Director: Tim Divar

    Writer: Greg Weisman

  • Auld Acquaintance
    9.6/10 3,486 votes

    #2 - Auld Acquaintance

    Season 1 Episode 26 - Aired 2012-04-21

    The Team finally learns the identity of the traitor in their midst, forcing a battle against an enemy more dangerous than any they’ve ever faced before!

    Director: Michael Chang, Lauren Montgomery

    Writer: Greg Weisman

  • Endgame
    9.6/10 3,270 votes

    #3 - Endgame

    Season 2 Episode 20 - Aired 2013-03-16

    On the verge of finally ending the alien invasion, the team discovers the price of victory may be the entire planet Earth!

    Director: Doug Murphy

    Writer: Kevin Hopps

  • Depths
    9.5/10 3,137 votes

    #4 - Depths

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2012-06-09

    Artemis rejoins the team to defend a critical satellite launch. But will her first mission back also be her last?!

    Director: Tim Divar

    Writer: N/A

  • Complications
    9.5/10 3,020 votes

    #5 - Complications

    Season 2 Episode 16 - Aired 2013-02-16

    Black Manta gives Miss Martian twenty-four hours to live, but that may be more time than Aqualad has with Sportsmaster and Cheshire on the hunt for his head!

    Director: Tim Divar

    Writer: Kevin Hopps

  • Failsafe
    9.4/10 3,353 votes

    #6 - Failsafe

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2011-11-04

    When the Justice League is defeated during an alien invasion, the Team has to step up and fill their mentors shoes.

    Director: Jay Oliva

    Writer: Nicole Dubuc

  • Coldhearted
    9.4/10 3,265 votes

    #7 - Coldhearted

    Season 1 Episode 20 - Aired 2012-03-10

    Wally West comes oh-so-close to fulfilling his birthday wish to finally fight alongside the Justice League. Instead, a massively disappointed Kid Flash is taken off the mission and tasked with a simple delivery job. But a few deadly surprises await the birthday boy along the way.

    Director: Victor Cook

    Writer: Jon Weisman

  • Usual Suspects
    9.4/10 3,209 votes

    #8 - Usual Suspects

    Season 1 Episode 25 - Aired 2012-04-14

    The Team gets a new member and a new mission – a mission that may finally expose all the Team’s secrets... and all their lies!

    Director: Jay Oliva, Tim Divar

    Writer: Kevin Hopps

  • Bloodlines
    9.4/10 3,112 votes

    #9 - Bloodlines

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2012-06-02

    An intruder mysteriously appears inside Mount Justice, claiming to be a tourist from the future. But who is he really? And what is his true agenda?

    Director: Melchior Zwyer

    Writer: Peter David

  • War
    9.4/10 3,011 votes

    #10 - War

    Season 2 Episode 15 - Aired 2013-02-09

    A conqueror from another world becomes a wild card in an intergalactic game of supremacy -- placing planet Earth square in the jackpot.

    Director: Melchior Zwyer

    Writer: Jon Weisman

  • Evolution
    9.4/10 2,942 votes

    #11 - Evolution

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2019-01-18

    Aliens again threaten the Earth, but with the Justice League split and scattered, only the planet’s first and greatest hero can save the day.

    Director: Christopher Berkeley

    Writer: Brandon Vietti

  • Terminus
    9.4/10 2,764 votes

    #12 - Terminus

    Season 3 Episode 23 - Aired 2019-08-20

    The hunt for Halo is on.

    Director: Melchior Zwyer

    Writer: Brandon Vietti

  • I Know Why the Caged Cat Sings
    9.4/10 1,952 votes

    #13 - I Know Why the Caged Cat Sings

    Season 4 Episode 8 - Aired 2021-11-25

    For Tigress, saving everyone may not be an option - unless help is offered from an unexpected source.

    Director: Vinton Heuck

    Writer: Greg Weisman

  • Misplaced
    9.3/10 3,198 votes

    #14 - Misplaced

    Season 1 Episode 19 - Aired 2012-03-03

    When every adult on the planet disappears, only the team, Zatanna, and Billy Batson are left to defeat the five most powerful sorcerers on Earth. In the end, Zatanna officialy joins the team and Zatara becomes the new Doctor Fate.

    Director: Michael Chang

    Writer: Greg Weisman

  • Darkest
    9.3/10 3,004 votes

    #15 - Darkest

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2012-10-06

    Black Manta sends Kaldur on a mission that will prove where his loyalties truly lie.

    Director: Melchior Zwyer

    Writer: Jon Weisman

  • Homefront
    9.2/10 3,207 votes

    #16 - Homefront

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2011-09-30

    When Mount Justice itself is attacked, can Artemis and Robin (the two teens without super-powers) save the Team (or even themselves) from the unknown invaders?

    Director: Michael Chang

    Writer: Jon Weisman

  • Before the Dawn
    9.2/10 2,999 votes

    #17 - Before the Dawn

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2013-01-05

    The Team uncovers some shocking secrets while on a covert rescue mission.

    Director: Tim Divar

    Writer: Kevin Hopps

  • True Heroes
    9.2/10 2,820 votes

    #18 - True Heroes

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 2019-01-25

    Grayson’s operatives attempt to stop an auction of enslaved meta-teens.

    Director: Christopher Berkeley

    Writer: Kevin Hopps

  • Overwhelmed
    9.2/10 2,739 votes

    #19 - Overwhelmed

    Season 3 Episode 25 - Aired 2019-08-27

    Artemis and Conner journey back to their pasts during the calm before the storm.

    Director: Christopher Berkeley

    Writer: Greg Weisman

  • Involuntary
    9.2/10 2,148 votes

    #20 - Involuntary

    Season 4 Episode 4 - Aired 2021-10-28

    Answers come to light as Beast Boy, Miss Martian, and Superboy uncover an awful truth.

    Director: Christopher Berkeley

    Writer: Francisco Paredes

  • Tale of Two Sisters
    9.2/10 2,064 votes

    #21 - Tale of Two Sisters

    Season 4 Episode 5 - Aired 2021-11-04

    Just as multiple Shadows fall across her path, Artemis Crock’s life is interrupted by devastating news.

    Director: Vinton Heuck

    Writer: Brian Hohlfeld

  • Og Htrof Dna Reuqnoc!
    9.2/10 1,689 votes

    #22 - Og Htrof Dna Reuqnoc!

    Season 4 Episode 12 - Aired 2021-12-23

    Zatanna must rally the Sentinels of Magic before Chaos consumes the Earth.

    Director: Christina Sotta

    Writer: Brandon Vietti

  • Satisfaction
    9.1/10 3,006 votes

    #23 - Satisfaction

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2012-09-29

    Roy Harper seeks vengeance against the man who ruined his life.

    Director: Doug Murphy

    Writer: Greg Weisman

  • Eminent Threat
    9.1/10 2,942 votes

    #24 - Eminent Threat

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-01-04

    Conner Kent and Prince Biron Markov are in the clutches of Count Vertigo, leaving Dick Grayson, Artemis Crock and an emotionally damaged Jefferson Pierce to save them and put an end to the Bedlam Syndicate.

    Director: Christopher Berkeley

    Writer: Brandon Vietti

  • Private Security
    9.1/10 2,956 votes

    #25 - Private Security

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-01-11

    After the Justice League faces a horrifying incident on the planet Rann, Dick Grayson gathers an elite squad of heroes to shut down a meta-human trafficking syndicate in Markovia.

    Director: Vinton Heuck

    Writer: Michael Vogel