The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl.
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Top Rated TV #29 | Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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 Batman / ... (85 episodes, 1992-1995)
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 Alfred Pennyworth / ... (55 episodes, 1992-1995)
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 Commissioner James Gordon / ... (52 episodes, 1992-1994)
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This series features the adventures of the Dark Knight of Gotham City as he battles the evil that inhabits the city with occasional help of Robin and Batgirl in stories that are faithful to the comics in spirit and tone. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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5 September 1992 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The FOX network, on the assumption that kids won't watch a kid's show unless kids are in it, soon began insisting that Robin be prominently featured in every episode. When FOX changed to title to "The Adventures of Batman and Robin" for Season 3, they laid down the law - no story premise was to be considered unless it was either a Robin story or one in which the Boy Wonder played a key role. See more »

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The Joker: [after Batman fights back against his hyenas] Hey! Do I hit your kids? Oh, actually I do...
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Crazy Credits

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 »

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Batman The Animated Series
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Written by Danny Elfman & Shirley Walker
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The Pinnacle of Animation on Television
10 December 1998 | by (Barry, Texas USA) – See all my reviews

It has been a long hard journey to mainstream media for comic book characters, but finally Batman made it with time to spare in Batman: The Animated Series (later renamed The Adventures of Batman & Robin). Groundbreaking animation, superior voice-over work, and top-notch stories have made this series into a creation too stupendous to call a "cartoon." Each episode was a wondrous, albeit dark, trip through Batman's world, and how he faces each and every obstacle Gotham City gives him. Much like an amalgam of all of Batman's two-dimensional incarnations, this series' Dark Knight is tortured and driven, but not requite enough to give his enemies pithy comebacks and display romantic charms. Definitely, this is the way the Batman should and always be depicted.


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