Batman: The Animated Series: Season 1, Episode 2

On Leather Wings (6 Sep. 1992)

TV Episode  -   -  Animation | Action | Adventure
8.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.0/10 from 491 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 2 critic

Batman finds himself tangling with a Jekyll-and-Hyde bat creature after it attacks a night watchman and the police wage a war on the Dark Knight.

Director:

Writers:

(Batman created by), (series creator), 15 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 62 titles
created 03 Apr 2013
 
a list of 29 titles
created 29 Jul 2013
 
a list of 27 images
created 2 months ago
 
list image
a list of 28 titles
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 38 titles
created 4 days ago
 

Related Items

Search for "On Leather Wings" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: On Leather Wings (06 Sep 1992)

On Leather Wings (06 Sep 1992) on IMDb 8/10

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 | 3 of 86 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
...
Batman / Bruce Wayne / Police Blimp Pilot (voice)
...
...
Harvey Dent / Security Guard / Bat Computer (voice)
Lloyd Bochner ...
...
...
Alfred Pennyworth / Police Blimp Radioman (voice)
...
...
Dr. March (voice)
Pat Musick ...
Female Lab Technician (voice)
...
Edit

Storyline

When a horrifying bat creature terrorizes Gotham City, police conclude that it is Batman. Batman's investigation leads him to the laboratory of Kirk Langstrom a scientist, who has been experimenting with a formula serum that turns him into a Bat-like creature. Not only does Batman have to capture Man-Bat in order to save Langstrom, but also to clear his name from the police. Written by Robert King

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 September 1992 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(85 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In addition to voicing Batman/Bruce Wayne, Kevin Conroy also provided the additional voices of various background characters. In the pilot episode "On Leather Wings" his very first line is not as Batman/Bruce Wayne but as the young police blimp pilot wearing glasses who thinks he sees the Man-Bat creature. In the episode "Heart of Ice", he provides the voice of a parking valet. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Kirk Langstrom: Who's back there?
[Batman steps out of the shadows]
Dr. Kirk Langstrom: You.
Batman: I'm looking for Dr. March.
Dr. Kirk Langstrom: He's not here, Batman.
Batman: Where is he?
Dr. Kirk Langstrom: Giving a lecture on human extinction and bat evolution. He's really quite brilliant.
Batman: [holding up a stolen chemical] He's misguided and a thief.
Dr. Kirk Langstrom: He's just a theorist. He was afraid to put it to the test. But I wasn't. I knew he discovered a formula to create a totally new species, neither man nor bat. And once I started taking it, I couldn't stop. I desperately wanted to, but... ...
[...]
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Justice League: The Doomsday Sanction (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Batman The Animated Series
Written by Danny Elfman & Shirley Walker
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
First Impressions
30 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We get two Batmans flying around the skies of Gotham City is this premier episode of the '92 animated series. Fans of the comic book hero will recall that early on, Batman was looked upon with suspicion and a possible menace, not the hero he turned out to be. Anyway, early in the series, Bruce Wayne has to put up with, and particularly so in this opener when a "bad guy" is imitating him and stealing pharmaceuticals from various places. It is up the real Batman to find out who this guy is and what's the story behind him

The story gets interesting when Batman discovers a couple of scientists are lying to him When one of the scientists reveals what has happened to him since he began stealing and taking these drugs, we see the fake Batman...and those scenes are both dramatic and just plain awesome. That is good stuff and if we see villainous characters like this throughout the series, it's going to be interesting to watch

I was disappointed in the clarity of the animation; it seemed a little grainy and a bit fuzzy. Then again, this was made 15 years ago, but I still expected a sharper picture. Anyway, the colors are good and we get the dark city atmosphere one saw in the movies plus nice artwork and a music score based on Danny Elfman's Batman movie soundtracks, so the visuals and audio are classy.


8 of 8 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
Episode Order thegamergare
Wow I just found out that the Joker is voiced by Luke Skywalker.... CanadianMaximusT24
What year is it? oosixRaven
Wasn't Poison Ivy part plant?? rosepetals334
Discuss On Leather Wings (1992) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?