Heir to the Wayne family fortune, Bruce Wayne lives by day as a seemingly lavish playboy millionaire socialite, but by night assumes the role of his crime-fighting alter-ego: the caped crusader known as Batman. Throughout the Animated Series, Batman receives help from sidekicks Robin and Batgirl, as well as Police Commissioner Gordon, in protecting the streets of Gotham City from a large rogue's gallery of criminals, lunatics and nemeses. Written by
Out Of The Shadows.
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Did You Know?
In Stu Hamilton's World's finest interview with 'Alan Burnett' qv) (one of the producers of this show), he revealed that he is a big Alfred Hitchcock
fan. He was able to get John Vernon
to play Rupert Thorne in this show. Roscoe Lee Browne
was also cast for the role of Dr. Wakati in Episode "Time out of Joint." In Topaz
(1969), John Vernon played Rico Parra and Roscoe Lee Browne
played Philippe Dubois. See more
[after Batman fights back against his hyenas
Hey! Do I hit your kids? Oh, actually I do...
Despite being invariably referred to as "Batman--The Animated Series" (until the changes in title, tone, and additional screen time for Robin for the second season), the series had NO on-screen title. The opening "credits" sequence was a montage of action shots with no titles of any kind. See more
Referenced in Infinite Crisis
Batman The Animated Series
Written by Danny Elfman
& Shirley Walker See more