Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)

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The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl.

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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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While working in this show, Bruce W. Timm and Story Editor Sean Catherine Derek strongly disagreed with each other. According to the Book "Batman Animated" Page 12, Sean Catherine Derek felt that Directors and Storyboard artists of this show were taking too many liberties with the scripts. Jules Dennis, Richard Mueller, and Sean Catherine Derek wrote the original script of Episode "The Forgotten." But Bruce 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 of "The Forgotten" 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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In the opening, the Warner Bros. shield logo dissolves into the twin strobe lights in the sky. See more »

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Version of Batman: The Movie (1966) See more »

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Batman The Animated Series
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Written by Danny Elfman & Shirley Walker
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Finally, someone got Batman right.
11 March 2002 | by (Beaverton, OR) – See all my reviews

Forget the camp & cheese of the previous Batman cartoons...this is a masterpiece! The depiction of Batman fighting both the psychos of Gotham City and his inner demons spawned from the murder of his parents years ago is superb. For years Anime had proved that animation need not be just for kids. Batman: The Animated Series solidifies that conclusion.

Kevin Conroy has the perfect voice for both Batman and Bruce Wayne (there is a very obvious distinction). Mark Hamill gives the Joker sadism, sarcasm, and lunacy without resorting to goofiness. Efram Zimblast Jr. makes an excellent Alfred by being loyal, yet openly concerned about his employer's choice of career.

This series is coming to DVD soon - I'm getting in line!


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