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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 #27 | 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
Robert 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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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 September 1992 (USA) See more »

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Batman See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Originally, Shirley Walker's Batman theme was going to be the theme music for the show, because Danny Elfman didn't want his Batman theme used for a cartoon. However, Elfman changed his mind once he learned the show would debut in primetime. Walker' s Batman theme became the DC Animated Universe's Batman's music, and was eventually used as the show's theme in the last twenty FOX shows, when the title was changed to "The Adventures of Batman & Robin". See more »

Quotes

The Joker: [after Batman fights back against his hyenas] Hey! Do I hit your kids? Oh, actually I do...
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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

Version of Batman's Lego Adventure: Part 3 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Batman The Animated Series
Written by Danny Elfman and Shirley Walker
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The Pinnacle of Animation on Television
10 December 1998 | by Chiron1987See all my reviews

It has been a long hard journey to mainstream media for comic book characters, but finally Batman made it with time to spare in Batman: The Animated Series (later renamed The Adventures of Batman & Robin). Groundbreaking animation, superior voice-over work, and top-notch stories have made this series into a creation too stupendous to call a "cartoon." Each episode was a wondrous, albeit dark, trip through Batman's world, and how he faces each and every obstacle Gotham City gives him. Much like an amalgam of all of Batman's two-dimensional incarnations, this series' Dark Knight is tortured and driven, but not requite enough to give his enemies pithy comebacks and display romantic charms. Definitely, this is the way the Batman should and always be depicted.


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