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Recap: Justice League S 1 E4- 5 In Blackest Night
Green Lantern surrenders himself to robotic Manhunters to stand trial for the destruction of a planet. While Flash acts as John's attorney, the rest of the League discovers that Kanjar Ro actually helped the Manhunters frame John.

Tropes:

  • Badass Creed: "No man escapes the Manhunters."
    • And of course the Green Lantern oath.
  • Bar Brawl: Hawkgirl confronts the members of the Green Lantern Corp who are unwilling to help John, calling him a disgrace, at a bar. This infuriated Hawkgirl and causing her to single-handedly beating up all four Lanterns.
  • Courtroom Antic: Flash stalls time by offering to be John's lawyer.
  • Evil Lawyer Joke:
    Flash: "Don't you have any lawyers here?"
    Chief Judge: "We solved our lawyer problem a long time ago.
    Third Judge: However, you could speak for him if you wish.
    Second Judge: But be aware: If you lose, you will share the same penalty as the accused."
    Flash: "The same penalty? You mean... That's crazy!"
    Chief Judge: "No, that's how we solved our lawyer problem."
  • Pragmatic Adaptation: This episode is loosely adapted from a 1977 two-part story that ran in Justice League of America #140-141, titled "No Man Escapes the Manhunter" and "No World Escapes the Manhunters".
  • Surprise Witness: The irony wasn't lost on Flash, who introduced Kilowag as a "surprise witness". When asked which sort of witness he was, Flash came with a joke about Kilowag's size.
  • Trial Of The Mystical Jury
  • Turned Against Their Masters
Justice League S 1 E1- 3 Secret OriginsRecap/Justice LeagueJustice League S 1 E6- 7 The Enemy Below

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