Batman: The Animated Series
Batman: The Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics superhero Batman. The series was widely praised for its thematic complexity, dark tone, artistic quality, and faithfulness to its title character's crime-fighting origins.
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Season 1Rent or Buy
S01 E01Sep 5, 1992
The Cat & the Claw (1) Sep 5, 1992 Batman encounters a new cat burglar, Catwoman, and around the same time, meets a woman named Selina Kyle (as Bruce Wayne), to whom he is visibly attracted. When Selina runs into trouble with a terrorist cartel known as The Red Claw (who wants the mountain lion sanctuary she was trying to protect), she decides to take matters into her own hands and investigate.
S01 E02Sep 6, 1992
On Leather Wings Sep 6, 1992 When a horrifying bat creature terrorizes Gotham City, the authorities conclude it must be Batman and put out an all-points bulletin on the Dark Knight . Meanwhile, Batman's investigation leads him to the laboratory of Kirk Langstrom, a prominent zoologist, who has been experimenting with a formula that turns him into the ManBat creature. Not only does Batman have to capture Man-Bat in order to save Langstrom, but also to set the police straight and clear his name
S01 E03Sep 7, 1992
Heart of Ice Sep 7, 1992 Bitter scientist Victor Fries, as Mr. Freeze, attacks several divisions of Gothcorp, each time stealing a piece for a secret weapon he intends to build. Batman investigates the connections, and discovers that the start of Freeze's vendetta against Gothcorp was a bitter falling out between Fries and Gothcorp's CEO, Ferris Boyle, during which Boyle almost killed Fries (mutating him into Freeze) and presumably killed Fries' terminally ill wife, Nora. Batman must find a way to bring Boyle to justice before Freeze carries out his revenge.
S01 E04Sep 8, 1992
Feat of Clay (1) Sep 8, 1992 Bruce Wayne is framed for the attempted murder of Lucius Fox. The real perpetrator is an actor and master of disguise named Matt Hagen, who was disfigured in a car accident years ago. In order to keep his fame, he secretly started working for Roland Daggett, who provides him with a monthly supply of an addictive face cream known as Renuyu (a pun on "Renew You") that can temporarily reshape his face back to normal, and who wants to take Wayne Enterprises over for marketing expansion. For botching the murder, Hagen's supply is cut off, and when he breaks into Daggett's lab for more Renuyu, he pays the price dearly when Daggett's men drench his face in the formula. Meanwhile, Bruce Wayne is arrested and taken into custody.
S01 E05Sep 9, 1992
Feat of Clay (2) Sep 9, 1992 Bruce Wayne is released from prison on bail. Hagen, as it turns out, survived the murder attempt on him, but at a high cost: the formula entered is body and soaked every single one of his cells, mutating him into a shape-shifting mutant. With his newfound powers, Hagen, now calling himself Clayface, decides to take his revenge on Daggett and his men. Can Batman bring Daggett to justice and stop Clayface before innocent people are hurt?
S01 E06Sep 10, 1992
It's Never Too Late Sep 10, 1992 A mob war between crime bosses Rupert Thorne and Arnold Stromwell is nearing its end, and comes to a climax when Stromwell is set up to be killed in an exploding restaurant by Thorne. Batman saves him at the last moment, and persuades Stromwell to use his fall into disgrace to help him bring Thorne in, mostly for the sakes of his wife, his ill son and his estranged brother, as well as his own.
S01 E07Sep 11, 1992
Joker's Favor Sep 11, 1992 After Charlie Collins accidentally curses at the Joker on the road for bumping him, the Clown Prince of Crime corners him and intimidates him into doing him a "small favor". Two years pass, and the Joker finally decides how to use Charlie: to sneak a bomb into Gotham University, where Commissioner Gordon is to give a speech at an award ceremony. Charlie, who merely has to open the door, is skeptical at first, but for the sake of his family, he reluctantly decides to obey. But is the Joker really the type to let someone who insulted him live?
Season 2Rent or Buy
S02 E01Sep 13, 1993
Shadow of the Bat (Part 1) Sep 13, 1993 When Commissioner Gordon is framed for taking bribes from Rupert Thorne, his daughter Barbara pleads with Batman to show up at a rally being put on in the commissioner's behalf. But when Batman disappears after finding the person behind the frame-up, Barbara takes the law into her own hands as Batgirl.
S02 E02Sep 14, 1993
Shadow of the Bat (Part 2) Sep 14, 1993 Robin discovers that Gil Mason is in league with the underworld and goes to investigate him. He encounters Batgirl along the way, and go their separate ways to stop Mason. They then meet again to learn that Gil is working with Two-Face to take out Gordon, and have Batman (as Matches Malone) captured.
S02 E03Sep 15, 1993
Mudslide Sep 15, 1993 A female scientist helps Clayface when his body begins to disintegrate.
S02 E04Sep 16, 1993
The Worry Men Sep 16, 1993 Wealthy socialite Veronica Vreeland returns from Central America bringing tiny handmade dolls for all her friends. According to native legend, once placed under a pillow the dolls do the sleeper's worrying for them. Unknown to Veronica or her guests, each of the dolls was made by the Mad Hatter, and contains a tiny microchip which plants hypnotic suggestions inside the sleepers' brains.
S02 E05Sep 17, 1993
Paging the Crime Doctor Sep 17, 1993 Dr. Leslie Thompkins is kidnapped when crime boss Rupert Thorne requires surgery.
S02 E06May 2, 1994
House and Garden May 2, 1994 Poison Ivy appears to have gone straight and become suburban homemaker, nevertheless Batman suspects her of a series of plant based crimes in Gotham City.
Season 3Rent or Buy
S03 E01Sep 10, 1994
Bane Sep 10, 1994 Rupert Thorne hires the chemically-augmented assassin Bane to kill Batman.
S03 E02Sep 17, 1994
Second Chance Sep 17, 1994 Harvey Dent (Two-Face) is kidnapped by a mysterious villian before he has an operation that will restore his face.
S03 E03Sep 24, 1994
Riddler's Reform Sep 24, 1994 The Riddler appears to have gone straight when he develops a new and successful puzzle based toy.
S03 E04Oct 1, 1994
Baby-Doll Oct 1, 1994 A tiny former child star kidnaps her TV family and holds them prisoner in a reconstruction of her old TV home.
S03 E05Oct 8, 1994
Time Out of Joint Oct 8, 1994 The Clock King plots against Mayor Hill after he steals an invention that allows him to travel at super speed.
S03 E06Oct 15, 1994
Harley's Holiday Oct 15, 1994 After being discharged from Arkham, Harley Quinn tries to lead a normal life but she keeps getting into trouble.
Season 4Rent or Buy
S04 E01Sep 11, 1995
The Terrible Trio Sep 11, 1995 Batman tracks three wealthy playboys who commit crimes out of boredom.
S04 E02Sep 12, 1995
Showdown Sep 12, 1995 Batman and Robin learn about the exploits of Jonah Hex an Old West crimefighter who once dealt with the immortal Ra's Al Ghul.
S04 E03Sep 13, 1995
Catwalk Sep 13, 1995 Catwoman's attempt to go straight runs into problems when she is enticed into one last job by the Ventriloquist.
S04 E04Sep 14, 1995
A Bullet for Bullock Sep 14, 1995 Batman helps Detective Harvey Bullock who appears to be the target of someone's revenge.
Season 5Rent or Buy
S05 E01Sep 13, 1997
Holiday Knights Sep 13, 1997 During the Christmas season, Harley and Poison Ivy lure Bruce into a hypnotic shopping spree...
S05 E02Sep 20, 1997
Sins of the Father Sep 20, 1997 Tim Drake, a toughened teenaged street kid, gets involved with Two-Face's gang, but eventually...
S05 E03Oct 11, 1997
Cold Comfort Oct 11, 1997 Avenging the loss of his wife, Mr. Freeze goes on an icy rampage throughout Gotham, hoping to...
S05 E04Nov 22, 1997
Double Talk Nov 22, 1997 After Arnold Wesker, the Ventriloquist, is released from Arkham Asylum supposedly cured, his...
S05 E05Nov 15, 1997
You Scratch My Back Nov 15, 1997 Much to the chagrin of Batman and Batgirl, Nightwing teams with Catwoman to combat a gang of...
S05 E06Nov 1, 1997
Never Fear Nov 1, 1997 After Batman inhales Scarecrow's "No Fear" gas, Robin fears the Caped Crusader might kill...