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Batman Beyond 

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Fueled by remorse and vengeance, a high schooler named Terry McGinnis revives the role of Batman. Under supervision of an elderly Bruce Wayne, he fights crime in a harsh futuristic Gotham.

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Series cast summary:
Will Friedle ...  Terry McGinnis / ... 52 episodes, 1999-2001
Kevin Conroy ...  Bruce Wayne / ... 48 episodes, 1999-2001
Lauren Tom ...  Dana Tan / ... 27 episodes, 1999-2001
Cree Summer ...  Max / ... 26 episodes, 1999-2001
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At least 40 years after the "current" adventures of Batman and 20 years after Bruce Wayne retired from the role, his secret is discovered by troubled teen Terry McGinnis. After McGinnis' father is murdered by the man who took over Bruce Wayne's company, McGinnis dons a high-tech Bat suit that Wayne last used, creating a new hero for a future Gotham. Written by Anonymous

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USA

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English

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10 January 1999 (USA) See more »

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Batman Tomorrow See more »

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(52 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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The show started off by using traditional ink and paint animation. Halfway through Season 2, starting with the episode Batman Beyond: Eyewitness (2000), the show started using digital coloring. The crew tried to match the cell paint color with the digital colors, but the digital colors were slightly brighter. See more »

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The UK version has seen numerious cuts to omit violence, and action. See more »

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Brilliant.
24 January 2000 | by J. RyanSee all my reviews

Cartoons have come a long a way since I was a kid. Back then Batman and Superman were always 2-dimensional cardboard cutouts with interchangeable personalities. Depsite some commercial success, horribly retrograde filth like Pokemon do nothing but propagate this lack of imagination on the part of animators.

Now we have Warner Bros., whose Batman and Superman animated revivals challenge the long-held belief that cartoons are plot-wise inferior to their big screen and big budget brethren. The Batman and Superman cartoons of the early 90s have shown us a deeper, more tortured and angst-ridden side to our comic book heros while at the same time remaining firm to their virtue and nobility. This is the stuff that real dreams are made of.

Batman Beyond is just as ambitious. In the new world of technological revolution there is still need for a protector of justice. Like the original Batman, this one was again forged out of the victimology of social corruption and decadence.

By combining complex plot, intelligent dialogue, great Japanimation, an incredible cast of voices that at times have included Stockard Channing, Paul Winfield, James Sikking, Michael Gross, and Kevin Conroy, Warner Bros. has recapitalized the Batman myth for yet another generation. This new series is so smart and so edgy that I am constantly amazed by the levels of irony and metaphor. This is definitely entertaining for both kids and adults.

But don't take my word for it, check it out for yourself. You won't be disappointed.


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