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Batman: The Animated Series 

The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl.
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Top Rated TV #24 | Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »
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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 Spiricom

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Out Of The Shadows. See more »


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Trivia

The show's first opening sequence is essentially a remake of the pilot used to sell the show to Warner Brothers. In the pilot, Batman foils a jewelry heist on a rooftop, and leaves the robbers tied up for the Police. The pilot can be seen as a special feature on Volume 1 of the DVD collection. See more »

Quotes

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

The opening credits is a vignette: a bank robbery takes place and Batman pursues and subdues the criminals. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Hunter and the Hunted (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Batman
(Italian Theme)
Music by Carmelo Carucci
Lyrics by Alessandra Valeri Manera
Performed by Cristina D'Avena
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The way Batman is supposed to be!
1 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

When this series first came out, I was at least eight years old; so of course I wouldn't really understand most of it with this being a drama and all... now I realize that this is the most accurate retelling of the Batman legacy EVER! Starting off, compare this to the horrid series they have created now: "The Batman," where they treat Batman like Superman by wondering who he is... it just doesn't measure up... allow me to explain the differences: one of which being the presence of Ethan Bennet. Who you ask? I rest my case... there is none that I can remember.

Secondly, this one is perfectly parallel to the comics. There's no such thing as the bat-wave in the original, but there will always be the bat signal! Finally, the animation looks as it should. Joker is not in a straight jacket, The Riddler doesn't look like Bono from U2, and every voice actor sounds just like they should.

To sum it all up, this series was everything that "The batman" isn't... and that's a good thing.


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