The New Batman Adventures: Season 1, Episode 8

Growing Pains (28 Feb. 1998)

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Robin tries to help a mysterious lost little girl against the equally unknown man pursuing her.

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Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)
Mathew Valencia ...
Tim Drake / Robin (voice)
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Francesca Smith ...
Annie (voice) (as Francesca Marie Smith)
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Matt Hagen / Clayface (voice)
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Robin tries to help a mysterious lost little girl against the equally unknown man pursuing her.

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Batman: [places hand on Robin's shoulder] Sometimes there are no happy endings.
Cop: [regarding Clayface] We'll book him on the robberies and B and E, right? Anything else?
Robin: Yeah, murder.
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Batman The Animated Series
Written by Danny Elfman & Shirley Walker
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A true classic episode of a classic series
7 May 2011 | by (Republic of Macedonia) – See all my reviews

Season 3 of Batman: The Animated Series took an unexpected turn away from the usual formula. The animation was changed to match the graphic quality of Superman: The Animated Series, and to be more child friendly. And the stories were a tad less dark and new characters were added. The new season focused more on the supporting characters such as Robin (Tim Drake), Batgirl, and Nightwing. The new season was like a new "show" which took on the name of "The New Batman Adventures".

However, these changes do not change the fact that The New Batman Adventures was a great series, with many memorable episodes.

"Growing Pains" is my favorite episode. Having great story, great action, and few might say that it is also romantic. The ending is also very emotional, sad endings are always great in B:TAS. It also marks the final appearance of Clayface in The Animated Series. The episode also added further character development for Robin, seeing the girl he loved get absorbed by Clayface, then almost killing him in anger. A sad fact is that Batman gets little to no character development in The New Batman Adventures, except for the episode "Old Wounds", another classic episode.

A must see episode if you are a fan of B:TAS or Batman at all I give it a 9/10


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