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Batman: The Animated Series 

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The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl.
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1995   1994   1993   1992  
Top Rated TV #26 | Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Kevin Conroy ...  Batman / ... 85 episodes, 1992-1995
Efrem Zimbalist Jr. ...  Alfred Pennyworth / ... 55 episodes, 1992-1995
Bob Hastings ...  Commissioner James Gordon / ... 51 episodes, 1992-1994
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Storyline

Heir to the Wayne family fortune, Bruce Wayne lives by day as a seemingly lavish playboy millionaire socialite, but by night assumes the role of his crime-fighting alter-ego: the caped crusader known as Batman. Throughout the Animated Series, Batman receives help from sidekicks Robin and Batgirl, as well as Police Commissioner Gordon, in protecting the streets of Gotham City from a large rogue's gallery of criminals, lunatics and nemeses. Written by Spiricom

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Tales Of The Dark Knight See more »


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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 September 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Adventures of Batman & Robin See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Tim Curry was originally cast as the Joker, before he was replaced by Mark Hamill. Both would later go on to play villains on Criminal Minds (2005) Curry as Billy Flynn, a.k.a. The Prince of Darkness, and Hamill as John Curtis, a.k.a. the Replicator. Ironically three of the main cast from Criminal Minds would go on to play iconic villain and hero characters with Matthew Gray Gubler and Thomas Gibson playing villains The Riddler and Deathstroke in the animated movies Batman: Assault on Arkham and Son of Batman and Shemar Moore playing the hero Cyborg in the animated movie Justice League: All-Stars. See more »

Quotes

Batman: Last time we met, you tried to throw me off a building.
The Joker: I did?
[laughs]
The Joker: That was so long ago!
Batman: That was last month.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits is a vignette: a bank robbery takes place and Batman pursues and subdues the criminals. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Idiosyncracy (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Batman
(Italian Theme)
Music by Carmelo Carucci
Lyrics by Alessandra Valeri Manera
Performed by Cristina D'Avena
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User Reviews

Finally, someone got Batman right.
11 March 2002 | by hcl-1See all my reviews

Forget the camp & cheese of the previous Batman cartoons...this is a masterpiece! The depiction of Batman fighting both the psychos of Gotham City and his inner demons spawned from the murder of his parents years ago is superb. For years Anime had proved that animation need not be just for kids. Batman: The Animated Series solidifies that conclusion.

Kevin Conroy has the perfect voice for both Batman and Bruce Wayne (there is a very obvious distinction). Mark Hamill gives the Joker sadism, sarcasm, and lunacy without resorting to goofiness. Efram Zimblast Jr. makes an excellent Alfred by being loyal, yet openly concerned about his employer's choice of career.

This series is coming to DVD soon - I'm getting in line!


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