Royal Pain! is the sixty-eighth episode of Batman: The Brave and the Bold.
Air Date: Edit
March 17, 2012
The Gotham City senator has been shot, and it's up to Batman and Green Arrow (in his classic costume and Van Dyke Beard debut) to bring the shooter to justice.
Main Plot: Edit
Batman and the Justice League International enter Las Vegas to encounter the Royal Flush Gang, and they discover that Roulette and Amos Fortune are playing a game of JLI vs Royal Flush Gang, it is also revealed at the end, Roulette was working for Lord Naga. Meanwhile, Blue Beetle finds himself recruited by the Teen Titans (consisting of Nightwing, Cyborg, Starfire, Beast Boy, Raven, Wonder Girl and Jericho) when they discover a missle made with Reach technology, as he proves himself against the Reach.
- The teaser is based on The Brave and the Bold Vol 1 85.
- Aquaman got his hair the way it was on the majority of the show, and got back to his usual attire, and wore his gloves even to help conceal his golden left hand.
- It is revealed that Courtney Whitmore took the Star-Spangled Staff and suit as payback against Pat Dugan, her stepdad for marrying her mother and moving her family from California to Blue Valley, Nebraska, that's where she met Blue Beetle at the battle with Mantis in Cry Freedom Fighters! during the Election Day Patriotic March, then Pat decided to keep an eye on her and protect her by donning a new S.T.R.I.P.E. armor, after learning from him that Sylvester died trying to stop a least balanced villain called, Libra from using Ted Knight's Cosmic Rod from accessing the universe, Sylvester clashed with Libra using his Cosmic Staff as they both vanished into thin air with a bright light, leaving only his belt and staff, the Scarab tells Jaime to relate with his backstory with Courtney's.
- Josh Hamman and Mary Kramer were Courtney's two best friends, while Paco and Brenda were Jaime's best friends, Milagro is Jaime's sister, while Michael is Courtney's stepbrother, Joey Gonzalez is Jaime's bully and rival, while Cindy Burman is Courtney's rival, Ted Kord is Jaime's predecessor in the Blue Beetle legacy, as he sacrificed himself to stop his Uncle Jarvis, while Sylvester Pemberton is Courtney's predecessor in the Star-Spangled Kid legacy, as he sacrificed himself to stop Libra, Jaime is learning from Batman to be a great hero, while Courtney is learning from Pat to be a great hero.
- Blue Beetle and Stargirl bicker in a love-hate relationship, but when Blue Beetle accidentally got Courtney injured, he felt sorry, and when Courtney realized the Reach were attacking, she aided Jaime, and they get to know each other better.
- Jaime Reyes, Ted Kord and Dan Garrett are voiced by actors whose first name is "Will" or "Wil" or "William".
- Blue Beetle: (remorseful) Listen, Stars, I'm sorry, you-you were right, I'm just a snobby jerk with too much pride, I'm putting too much on me, and I don't want to put too much on you, because I want you to follow in Sylvester's footsteps, and I want to follow in Ted's.
- Stars: So, what else is there?
- Blue Beetle: (the scarab wants him to finally tell her) The point is the Scarab, it's been telling me to tell you, you know!! (grabs Courtney's hand)
- Stars: (loses her anger, and switches to happiness) Let's see (kisses his cheek)
- Blue Beetle: So would you like to head for Big Ben's?
- Stars: sure, after we finish this.
- Diedrich Bader as Batman
- James Arnold Taylor as Green Arrow
- Mark Rosland as Miklos Minotaur
- Crawford Wilson as Nightwing
- Bumper Robinson as Cyborg
- Kari Wahlgren as Raven
- Jodi Benson as Starfire
- Eli Marienthal as Beast Boy
- Lacey Chalbert as Wonder Girl
- Will Friedle as Blue Beetle
- Nicholas Guest as Martian Manhunter
- Hope Levy as Stargirl
- Cam Clarke as S.T.R.I.P.E.S.
- Jason Marsden as Paco
- Alanna Ubach as Brenda VelChio/Milagro Reyes
- Carlos Alazraquoi as Alberto Reyes
- Maria Canals Barrerra as Bianca Reyes
- Gina Torres as Barbara Dugan
- Dee Bradley Baker as Michael Dugan
- William Shatner as Dan Garrett
- Wil Wheaton as Ted Kord
- Robin Atkin Downes as Lord Naga
- Laura Bailey as Roulette
- Maurice LaMarche as Negotiator
- Gary Sturgis as Dawur
- John O'Hurly as Amos Fortune
- Corey Burton as King
- Tara Strong as Queen
- Jeff Bennett as Jack
- Kevin Schon as Ace
- Ariel Winter as Ten
- Brad Garret as Lobo