Batman Beyond (1999–2001)

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Fueled by remorse and vengeance, a high schooler named Terry McGinnis revives the role of Batman. Under supervision of an elderly Bruce Wayne, he fights crime in a harsh futuristic Gotham.

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Series cast summary:
 Terry McGinnis / ... (52 episodes, 1999-2001)
 Bruce Wayne / ... (48 episodes, 1999-2001)
 Dana Tan / ... (27 episodes, 1999-2001)
 Max / ... (26 episodes, 1999-2001)


At least 40 years after the "current" adventures of Batman and 20 years after Bruce Wayne retired from the role, his secret is discovered by troubled teen Terry McGinnis. After McGinnis' father is murdered by the man who took over Bruce Wayne's company, McGinnis dons a high-tech Bat suit that Wayne last used, creating a new hero for a future Gotham. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

10 January 1999 (USA)  »

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(52 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Most of the characters in crowd scenes that don't have a speaking part are colored either purple or blue to blend into the background. See more »


Terry McGinnis: 'Terry, today was beach day, remember? Where were you?' Oh, nowhere, Mom, just out saving the world.
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At first glance it seemed silly but now I think it's great.
20 January 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Picture the scene. Young teenager enters a video rental shop. Suddenly his eyes fall on the video "Batman of the future (as it's called in the UK) Rebirth a batman movie. First thought: "What the?" I thought I might as well try it. Used to watch the old animated series. When I first watched it I just didn't know what to make of it. A strange futuristic world and stuff. And the title sequence seemed well odd.

I didn't really think much of it then.

It was when I found out that it was part of a TV series I have to say that my curiosity got the better of me. After seeing several episodes I began to understand it more. It was more of a teenagey show when compared to the original cartoons yet good.

I don't know why but the show just grew on me. Just something about it made me want to watch it. I also like the references to the past series and seeing the old characters no longer young and answering the question I'm sure many have been asking: he can't stay batman forever so how will it all end? Well if you're a fan of the older cartoon series or the comics (which I've never read) I think you may not enjoy this show.

To the people who hate this show I just say "well I liked it, maybe you should give it a chance mainly because the different style takes a little getting used to."

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