A young Bruce Wayne is in his third year of trying to establish himself as Batman, protector of Gotham City. Living in Gotham, a metropolis where shadows run long and deep, beneath elevated... See full summary »
Two brothers lose their mother to an incurable disease. With the power of "alchemy", they use taboo knowledge to resurrect her. The process fails, and as a toll for using this type of ... See full summary »
Bruce and Terry watch "Batman: the Musical". All the actors on the stage (Batman, Gordon, the Joker, the Penguin, etc) played by the same voice actors as they were in "The Batman/Superman Adventures". The second song of the musical is taken from a 1939 Batman comic book where Batman says to Gordon, "Criminals are a superstitious and cowardly lot..." See more »
Lady, that is the sickest thing that I've ever seen. You're creeping me out.
You? She kissed me.
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Probably, the best episode in the show's entire run
"Out of the Past" begins with a brilliant, albeit brief, of the Batman myth, told in an off-beat musical, attended by the real but old Batman/Bruce Wayne (Kevin Conroy) and the new one/Terry McGinnis (Will Friedle). Smart dialog between the characters as they watch the musical is a treat for the ears, as well as is the lighthearted musical number.
Following that opening, the main story begins wherein Talia (Oliva Hussey), the daughter of Batman's longtime nemesis Ra's Al Ghul (David Warner), appears with a proposition that the elder Wayne can't refuse. Without revealing much, it's safe to say that it involves some rejuvenation.
However, there is a startling "revelation" that brings about the installment's most memorable line.
As always, Conroy is the definitive Bat "voice" and the rest of the cast - including Michael Rosenbaum, Adrienne Barbeau, and regular Cree Summer - is equally impressive.
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