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The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl.
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Top Rated TV #27 | 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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While working in this show, Bruce Timm and Story Editor Sean Catherine Derek strongly disagreed with each other. According to the Book "Batman Animated" Page 12, Derek felt that Directors and Storyboard artists of this show were taking too many liberties with the scripts. Jules Dennis, Richard Mueller, and Derek' wrote the original script of Batman: The Animated Series: The Forgotten (1992), but Timm made several changes to the script. According to 'Animato' Magazine Issue #26, Timm put in the dream sequence with Bruce Wayne in the barracks where the multitudes of people are looking to Bruce for a handout, and he doesn't have enough money for them all, and they're surrounding him and suffocating him. Timm also completely changed the villain in the script to a fat and revolting character who constantly eats. See more »

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Selina Kyle: You've got to admit there's something between us.
Batman: Yes. It's the law.
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Crazy Credits

In the opening, the Warner Bros. shield logo dissolves into the twin strobe lights in the sky. See more »


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Batman
(Italian Theme)
Music by Carmelo Carucci
Lyrics by Alessandra Valeri Manera
Performed by Cristina D'Avena
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They Don't Make Them Like This Anymore
13 March 2002 | by (Queens, New York) – See all my reviews

Perhaps the best animated series ever. It provides great accuracy in the stories and characters, while allows innovation and imagination. They "pull no punches" and didn't try to make this a kiddy show. It became the trend setter for "Superman" and "Batman: Beyond", even though neither can compare.


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