Batman: The Brave and The Bold

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  • TV-Y7-FV
  • 2008
  • 3 Seasons
  • 7.3  (10,079)

Batman: The Brave and The Bold is an animated series that aired on the Cartoon Network from 2008-2011. The show centered around the iconic DC Comics superhero Batman, who teamed up with various other heroes from the DC Universe to fight crime and save the day. The show featured an ensemble cast of voice actors including Diedrich Bader as Batman, John DiMaggio as Aquaman, James Arnold Taylor as Green Arrow, Dee Bradley Baker as Plastic Man, Jeff Bennett as The Joker, Kevin Michael Richardson as Black Manta, Will Friedle as Blue Beetle, Tom Kenny as Booster Gold, and Greg Ellis as Mister Miracle.

One of the unique aspects of Batman: The Brave and The Bold was that it took a lighter approach to the storyline than other Batman shows, such as Batman: The Animated Series. The show was more of an homage to the lighter, campier Batman of the 1960s, while still maintaining the heroic and action-packed elements that make Batman such an enduring character.

The show follows Batman as he travels across the DC Universe, encountering various other heroes and villains along the way. Each episode features a different team-up, with Batman and his partner working together to stop a particular threat. Some of the team-ups include Batman working with Booster Gold to stop a time-traveling villain, teaming up with Green Arrow to stop a group of eco-terrorists, and working with Blue Beetle to take down an alien invasion.

Despite its lighter tone, the show still explores the darker aspects of Batman's character. There are several episodes that delve deep into Batman's psyche, exploring his fears and motivations. In one episode, Batman must face his fear of the Scarecrow's fear toxin, while in another, he experiences a dream sequence where he becomes a vampire.

In addition to the team-ups, the show also featured several musical numbers, which were a highlight for many fans. The songs were often catchy and upbeat, and added an element of fun that was missing from other Batman shows.

The animation style of the show was another unique aspect. The show used a more traditional animation style, reminiscent of older cartoons from the 60s and 70s. This was paired with bright, bold colors and dynamic action sequences that made the show visually engaging.

Overall, Batman: The Brave and The Bold was a fun, lighthearted take on the Caped Crusader that still managed to explore the deeper aspects of his character. The team-ups, musical numbers, and unique animation style made the show stand out from other superhero shows of the time.

If you're a fan of Batman, or just love fun, action-packed cartoons, then Batman: The Brave and The Bold is definitely worth checking out.

Batman: The Brave and The Bold is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (65 episodes). The series first aired on November 13, 2008.

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12. Mitefall!
November 18, 2011
Bat-Mite is disinterested with Batman: The Brave and The Bold and decides to cancel it by inflicting it with as many jump the shark moments as he can. Only Ambush Bug, the only hero who knows he's a fictional character, can save the day... or can he?
Four Star Spectacular!
11. Four Star Spectacular!
November 4, 2011
Batman teams up with Adam Strange, the Flash, 'Mazing Man, and the Creature Commandos in four separate vignettes.
Crisis: 22,300 Miles Above Earth!
10. Crisis: 22,300 Miles Above Earth!
October 28, 2011
After being the victim of a celebrity roast, Batman takes on Ra's al Ghul. Meanwhile, Justice League International and Justice Society meet for the first time, but their generational differences threaten to destroy the gathering.
9. Powerless
October 21, 2011
Captain Atom is drained of his powers and has a hard time serving with the Justice League International.
Bold Beginnings!
8. Bold Beginnings!
October 14, 2011
Batman and Space Ghost join forces to save Aquaman, Green Arrow, and Pastic Man who were captured by Mr. Freeze.
Triumvirate of Terror!
7. Triumvirate of Terror!
June 17, 2011
Following the world's greatest baseball game, Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman face off against their arch nemesis Lex Luthor, Joker and Cheetah who gain the upper hand by switching opponents.
Sword of the Atom!
6. Sword of the Atom!
September 30, 2011
Aquaman and The Atom (Ryan Choi) must shrink to a microscopic size in the Amazon jungle to save Batman and the old Atom (Ray Palmer) from tiny aliens.
Time Out for Vengeance!
5. Time Out for Vengeance!
September 23, 2011
In order to save Batman in the present time, the JLI must travel to various eras in time and aid that era's Batman who is being hunted down by the minions of Batman's old foe Equinox.
The Scorn of Star Sapphire!
4. The Scorn of Star Sapphire!
September 16, 2011
Batman teams up with the Green Lantern, Hal Jordan, to face the evil Star Sapphire!
Night of the Batmen!
3. Night of the Batmen!
April 29, 2011
When Batman is injured, his friends Capt Marvel, Aquaman, Green Arrow, and Plastic Man attempt to fill his cowl.
Shadow of the Bat!
2. Shadow of the Bat!
April 22, 2011
Batman gets infected by a vampire bite, which causes him to attack his JLI friends!
Joker: The Vile and Villainous!
1. Joker: The Vile and Villainous!
April 15, 2011
Joker teams up with the Weeper to take down Batman.
Where to Watch Batman: The Brave and The Bold
Batman: The Brave and The Bold is available for streaming on the Cartoon Network website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Batman: The Brave and The Bold on demand at Max, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, DC Universe, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    November 13, 2008
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (10,079)