Batman: The Animated Series: Season 1, Episode 39

Heart of Steel: Part I (16 Nov. 1992)

TV Episode  -   -  Animation | Action | Adventure
7.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.7/10 from 247 users  
Reviews: 3 user

A hyper-sophisticated robot steals computer technology from Wayne Enterprises, leading Batman to a sentient supercomputer, H.A.R.D.A.C., and its plan to replace humans with androids.

Director:

Writers:

(Batman created by), (series creator), 11 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

WATCH NOW
ON DISC

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 60 titles
created 26 May 2012
 
a list of 62 titles
created 03 Apr 2013
 
a list of 28 titles
created 30 Jul 2013
 
list image
a list of 5329 titles
created 30 Nov 2013
 
a list of 84 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Heart of Steel: Part I (16 Nov 1992)

Heart of Steel: Part I (16 Nov 1992) on IMDb 7.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Batman: The Animated Series.
« Previous Episode | 40 of 86 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
...
Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)
...
...
...
Lucius Fox (voice)
...
Barbara Gordon (voice)
...
Dr. Karl Rossum (voice)
...
H.A.R.D.A.C. (voice)
...
Randa Duane (voice)
Edit

Storyline

A hyper-sophisticated robot steals computer technology from Wayne Enterprises, leading Batman to a sentient supercomputer, H.A.R.D.A.C., and its plan to replace humans with androids.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 November 1992 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(85 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

"Karl Rossum" is undoubtedly a combination of the name of Czech author Karel Capek and "R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots)," the play written by Capek which is credited with coining the word "robot" (Czech for "slave") as it is used now. In this episode, Karl Rossum invents "duplicants"; i.e., robots. See more »

Quotes

Bruce Wayne: And what have you got there?
[Barbara takes a teddy bear out of her purse]
Barbara Gordon: Oh, this is Wubby. I've had him forever. Dad won't pick me up at the airport without bringing him along.
Commissioner James Gordon: [blushing] Well... he knows the way better than I do.
See more »

Connections

References Inspector Gadget (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Cuéntale
Batman Theme
Composed by Danny Elfman
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

homage to blade runner
26 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

William sanderson doing the voice of karl rossum is wonderful, as he the role is essentially the same in blade runner, as sebastian the genetic replicant engineer. Heart of Steel was one of my favorite episodes when I was a kid, and HARDAC is on my mind from time to time! I just watched Blade Runner and noticed their voices were the same so I came to IMDb to check it out. I probably haven't seen this episode in ten years, so I was pretty happy to have picked up on it. I think it tipped me off when Sanderson says he " built his friends". Whomever was doing the voice casting for this particular role definitely has good taste.


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The rational villains are far worse codyhoskins
If you were Bruce Wayne... petekrug17
Red Claw codyhoskins
Episode Order thegamergare
What year is it? oosixRaven
Wasn't Poison Ivy part plant?? rosepetals334
Discuss Heart of Steel: Part I (1992) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page