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Batman fans, rejoice. Batman: The Animated Series, produced by Warner Bros. Animation, storms right out of the gate firmly rooted in the Batman comic book tradition. Directed by Bruce Timm, the animated show stays true to the comic book's dark tones by using cutting-edge animation techniques, dramatic orchestral music and Emmy-winning storytelling that can keep anyone on the edge of his or her seat.

Set in the 1940s, Gotham City's vigilante justice seeker Bruce Wayne and his alter-ego Batman protect Gotham City streets from a host of villains, both familiar and new. Villains include the Joker, the Penguin, Mr. Freeze, Poison Ivy, Harley Quinn, the Riddler, the Mad Hatter, Bane, Killer Croc, and the Clock King. Harley Quinn, the Joker's assistant was created on this show, and went on to become a very popular antagonist in the series.

Batman: the Animated Series was originally released as a children's program, but has an adult-oriented nature, with each unique episode being intelligently written with interesting storylines and smart dialog. With the spectacular animation found throughout each episode, the lively action scenes leave you wanting more.

The main characters are voiced by Kevin Conroy as Batman, Efrem Zimbalist Jr. as Alfred Pennyworth and Bob Hastings as Commissioner Jim Gordon. Other famous actors can be heard throughout the series, most notably playing the antagonists. Mark Hamill found a new voiceover career voicing the Joker and Adrienne Barbeau voices the popular character Catwoman/Selina Kyle. Kate Mulgrew, Melissa Gilbert, Adam West and other famous actors can be heard lending their recognizable voices to multiple characters within the episodes.

Batman: The Animated Series is well-respected in the animation industry and has won Emmys for animation, writing, music and sound editing.

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5 Seasons, 111 Episodes - Ended
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Batman: The Animated Series Full Episode Guide

  • Tired of "turnstile justice," a Gotham City judge takes matters of punishment into his own hands.

  • Bruce Wayne's new wife entangles him in Poison Ivy's latest plot.

  • Harley, Poison Ivy and Livewire wreak havoc when they plan to have a leisurely night out in Gotham City.

  • Several children give their widely varying opinions of who they think Batman is.

Batman: The Animated Series News

New Clip Arrives From Animated 'The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1'

Bruce Wayne looks to have a long, reflective moment on a sleepless night in this latest preview of the upcoming animated "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1." About a decade into retirement, Wayne wanders down Wayne Manor's halls to to the Batcave and finds himself reflecting on one of Batman's greatest tragedies: Robin/Jason Todd's murder at the Joker's hand. It's enough to alert a concerned Alfred from his sleep and ask what Master Wayne is doing once more in the bowels of the Gotham City estate.

Exclusive 'Batman: Arkham City' Making-Of Clip Features Batman, Joker Voice Actors

If you grew up with FOX's legendary "Batman: The Animated Series" from 1992 onward, this video might be the equal to a cake-lovin' kid getting to visit the Duncan Hines kitchen. In the grand tradition of convincing gamers to put down bucks on downloadable content and pre-order bonuses before releasing a regular-priced edition with everything included six months later, Rocksteady drops the "Batman: Arkham City" Game of the Year Edition onto store shelves May 29. For those keeping score, that's also the same day that the storyline finale "Harley Quinn's Revenge" also becomes available both for download on the PlayStation Network Store and Xbox LIVE Marketplace, and packaged with the game on shelves.

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