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Episode guide

"I Know Why the Caged Cat Sings" is the eighth episode of the fourth season of Young Justice, and the 81st of the overall series. It debuted on November 25, 2021 on HBO Max.

Logline

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

Synopsis

 
Santa Prisca
April 21, 21:04 ECT
 
Smallville
April 21, 20:06 CDT
 
Gotham City
April 21, 21:07 EDT
 
Key West
April 21, 23:38 EDT
 
Caribbean Sea
April 22, 01:23 ECT
 
Infinity Island
April 22, 01:25 ECT
 
Smallville
April 22, 09:13 CDT
 
Gotham City
April 22, 10:14 EDT
 
Santa Prisca
April 22, 10:15 ECT
 
Star City
April 22, 07:16 PDT

Title

In line with the theme of literary names, the title is a reference to the 1969 novel I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou. Young Artemis is seen reading the book, and she recites a quote often attributed to the book. The cat is Cheshire, who has been living in the proverbial cages of the League of Shadows.

Cast and characters

Voice actor Character
Logan Browning Onyx
Zehra Fazal Cassandra Savage
Lian Nguyen-Harper
Martha Kent  
Oded Fehr Ra's al Ghul
Crispin Freeman Will Harper
Grey Griffin Lois Lane
Jonny Kent  
Kelly Hu Cheshire
Paula Crock
Josh Keaton Black Spider
Red-Hooded Ninja
Stephanie Lemelin Tigress/Artemis Crock
Justice League Computer
Nolan North Clark Kent
Alyson Stoner Oracle/Batgirl
Joel Swetow Shade
Gwendoline Yeo Lady Shiva
Keone Young Sensei
Uncredited
Wolf
Non-speaking roles
Arrowette (flashback)
Arsenal (flashback)
Brucely
Damian
Jonathan Kent
Orphan
Rictus
Sphere
Superboy (picture)
Talia al Ghul
Vandal Savage
Wally West (picture)
1 Character debut
1 Speaking debut
0 Episode debut


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