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The Man Who Broke The Bat
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Season 2, Episode 7 (17)
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Air date Unaired
Written by Illyriarocks
Directed by Illyriarocks
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The Man Who Broke The Bat is the 7th episode of Batman Season 2 and the 17th episode overall.


PART 5 OF 7: BATMAN DOWN- With Bruce Wayne crippled, Jean-Paul Valley takes up the mantle of Batman to inspire the insurgency but his alter ego resurfaces. The Joker challenges Harvey Dent to a grotesque game, with the prize being this new Batman's head. The GCPD is skeptical of Nyssa al Ghul's latest plan against the vampires. Stephanie Brown finally escapes from Red Hood's clutches, only to run afoul of Bane. CJ Maroni joins forces with Renee Montoya and Marilyn McCarthy to bring in The Joker and Two-Face.


Main Cast[]

  • Luke Evans as Bruce Wayne
  • Aaron Paul as Jason Todd/Red Hood
  • Rose McIver as Stephanie Brown
  • Andrew Scott as Harvey Dent/Two-Face
  • Katrina Law as Nyssa al Ghul
  • Rachel Skarsten as Talia al Ghul (Earth 3)
  • Crystal Reed as Sofia Falcone
  • Diogo Morgado as Bane
  • Erin Cahill as CJ Maroni
  • Jane Levy as Barbara Gordon
  • Dylan O'Brien as Dick Grayson
  • Jessica Stroup as Marilyn McCarthy
  • Justin Chatwin as Jean-Paul Valley
  • Oded Fehr as Ra's al Ghul
  • Katie Cassidy as Laurel Lance/Black Canary
  • Jessica de Gouw as Helena Bertinelli
  • Floriana Lima as Maggie Danvers
  • Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen/Guardian
  • Katie McGrath as Lena Luthor
  • Rebecca Breeds as Aurora de Martel
  • with John Barrowman as Malcolm Merlyn/Dark Archer
  • with Henry Ian Cusick as The Joker
  • and Bryan Cranston as Commissioner James Gordon

Special Guest Star[]

  • Michael Fassbender as Vladislaus Dracula

Special Guest Stars[]

  • Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn
  • Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers
  • Max Martini as Slade Wilson (Earth-3)

Recurring Cast[]

  • Elena Satine as Pamela Isley/Poison Ivy
  • Shawn Ashmore as Jason Bard
  • Roxanne McKee as Selina Kyle/Catwoman
  • Chris Lowell as Tim Drake
  • Seychelle Gabriel as Renee Montoya
  • Jensen Ackles as Red Hood (voice, uncredited)



  • Antagonists: Vladislaus Dracula, Aurora de Martel, Bane
  • Title Meaning: the epithet Bane regains following breaking Bruce's spine in the previous episode.
  • 1st appearance of Selina as a main character.
  • This episode marks the first proper appearance of Deathstroke on Batman. He was previously alluded to in Three Years and Oaths as the archenemy of Dick Grayson and "his team".
  • This episode takes place on May 3-5, 2020.