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This animated adventure series of Bruce Wayne, billionaire by day, crime fighter by night, starts as Wayne balances life as a free-wheeling bachelor, with his role as the Caped Crusader. ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Rino Romano ...  Bruce Wayne / ... 65 episodes, 2004-2008
Alastair Duncan ...  Alfred Pennyworth 48 episodes, 2004-2008
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This animated adventure series of Bruce Wayne, billionaire by day, crime fighter by night, starts as Wayne balances life as a free-wheeling bachelor, with his role as the Caped Crusader. He's joined on occasion by Robin and Batgirl. Black Mask, Killer Moth, the Everywhere Man, and a brand-new Clayface join The Joker, Penguin, and The Riddler in ceaselessly tormenting Gotham City. Can Batman stop them once and for all? Written by Jwelch5742

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Bring on The Batman!


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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

11 September 2004 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Two actors who previously played Batman have made appearances on the show: Adam West and Kevin Conroy. Adam West played Mayor Grange and Kevin Conroy played John Grayson. See more »

Quotes

Ragdoll: Kitten's got claws.
Catwoman: [cracks her whip] Kitten's got a whip!
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Connections

Version of Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

The Batman Series Theme II
Written by Andy Sturmer
Performed by Andy Sturmer
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A Knight's Beginning
26 February 2005 | by robertcrabtree3000See all my reviews

Other than the strange character designs, I don't see why so many people are bad-mouthing this show.

This is the lay down: Millionaire playboy Bruce Wayne (good voice work from Rino Romano) witnessed his parent's brutal murder by an unknown gunman, and vows revenge against crime by donning the scary image of a bat. This series depicts Bruce in his third year as The Batman. The police still do not recognize him as a hero, but a criminal vigilante and are trying to capture him and find out who he is.

The famous James Gordon has yet to appear in the picture, so the GCPD is headed by a non-nonsense police chief named Angel Rojas (played by Edward James Olmos), whose top priority is to capture Bats. Batman is also pursued by police detectives Ethan Bennet (Steve Harris) and Ellen Yin (Ming-Na). Bennet thinks Batman is a hero, but Yin thinks otherwise.

Since this is Batman's "early years" as The Dark Knight Detective, the "costumed freaks are just now showing up. Our caped hero finds himself clashing with the likes of The Joker (brilliant voice talent from Kevin Michael Richardson), Mr. Freeze (a cold-hearted Clancy Brown), The Penguin (Tom Kenny), and Catwoman (Gina Gershon) and other familiar bad guys for the first times in his career.

The journey goes on as Batman struggles to elude police capture and save the city from evil rouge villains.

"Bring On The Batman!"


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