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.
Did You Know?
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
[after Batman fights back against his hyenas
Hey! Do I hit your kids? Oh, actually I do...
The opening credits is a vignette: a bank robbery takes place and Batman pursues and subdues the criminals. See more
Batman The Animated Series
Written by Danny Elfman
and Shirley Walker See more