Beware The Batman

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  • 2013
  • 1 Season
  • 7.3  (3,955)

"Beware the Batman" is the latest animated series featuring the Dark Knight. The show takes place just a few years into Bruce Wayne's career as Batman, where his main antagonist is not one of his traditional arch enemies like the Joker or Two-Face. In "Beware," many of Batman's battles are against Anarky. Both a hero and villain in the comic books, the writers of "Beware" revamped the character into a criminal mastermind who comes up with complex plans to try and defeat Batman. In addition, the Caped Crusader regularly faces a familiar nemesis, Ra's al Ghul and his League of Assassins. "Beware" does feature Batman's usual stable of allies. Alfred the butler and James Gordon

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Doppelganger
31. Doppelganger
September 27, 2014
Batman and Katana encounter a strange Man-Bat creature, who is the experimental result of Pyg and Toad's animal army of mutant humans.
Animal
30. Animal
September 20, 2014
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Games
29. Games
September 13, 2014
Humpty Dumpty captures Batman, Katana, Gordon, Mayor Grange and Tobias Whale, and thrusts them into an elaborate murder mystery.
Monsters
28. Monsters
September 6, 2014
A mysterious "Golem" protects the residents of Old Gotham from attack by armored figures, and Batman soon discovers his identity.
Nexus
27. Nexus
August 23, 2014
Criminal Anarky sets out to frame Batman as a villain, discrediting him with glory-seeking district attorney Harvey Dent.
Reckoning
26. Reckoning
August 16, 2014
Ra's Al Ghul releases Batman's enemies from Blackgate Prison, promising them a great reward for bringing him the vigilante's head.
Darkness
25. Darkness
August 9, 2014
With the true identity of Bad Batman revealed, Batman continues to work in secret to find answers while the world believes Bruce Wayne to be dead. Meanwhile, Harvey Dent recovers in Gotham Hospital - badly burned after his own encounter with Bad Batman. Although Dent blames Batman for destroying his chances to become Mayor, Anarky convinces him that all is not lost. Now scarred inside as well as out, Harvey takes matters into his own hand and enacts martial law, instructing the Gotham Police Department to hunt down Batman and bring him to justice... dead or alive.
Fall
24. Fall
August 2, 2014
An enemy comes to Gotham more powerful than any Batman has faced before: Ra's Al Ghul (LANCE REDDICK). With the might of the League of Assassins behind him, Ra's corrupts Jason Burr and steals the Ion Cortex for his own use. When Batman and Katana discover that the League is hiding in Gotham's underground power station, Fallpoint, they stage a daring raid. But Ra's is too powerful for even Batman.
Attraction
23. Attraction
July 26, 2014
It's Barbara Gordon's chance to shine! When Batman and Katana are ambushed in the Gotham subway by Killer Croc and trapped in a hole directly in the path of the subway's speeding trains, it's up to Barbara to save them. Only one problem: Barbara's on the first real date she's ever been on with one of the hottest guys in her school - Creed Cortman (YURI LOWENTHAL). With a pair of off-duty cops following her, she's stuck in a three-way mess. But this is life and death. Can she save Batman and Katana without anyone finding out about her secret life?
Hero
22. Hero
July 19, 2014
Desperate to rid the city of Batman, Harvey Dent finds a new ally in Anarky. With Harvey's blessing, Anarky ups the stakes and recruits a new hero to take Batman's place - Deathstroke (ROBIN ATKIN DOWNES). With hired killer Deathstroke around, Gotham no longer needs Batman to protect it. There's only one problem: Deathstroke is insane and doesn't care who gets hurt...as long as he kills Batman!
Unique
21. Unique
July 12, 2014
Clones have begun showing up in Gotham... and they're after Ava Kirk (TISHA T. BANKER), an old friend of Bruce Wayne's. Ava's father, Paul Kirk died years before in a hunting accident. Or did he? As it turns out, Paul Kirk (XANDER BERKELEY) is not only alive, but hasn't aged a bit. The victim of an experiment by a nefarious organization known as The Council, Kirk was cloned to create an army of super soldiers. But now, Paul Kirk (codename Manhunter) has escaped...and The Council wants him back.
Doppleganger
20. Doppleganger
July 5, 2014
A master thief named The Key (JB BLANC) has just stolen the most valuable piece of code-breaking software in the world. When Harvey Dent captures him and sends him to Blackgate, Batman gets himself arrested and sent to prison to recover the dangerous software. Unfortunately, however, The Key gets taken by another inmate: Killer Croc (WADE WILLIAMS). Batman must now not only find The Key and escape from Blackgate, but also must fight his way through Croc and all his thugs. Pushing him farther toward his dark side, he begins to lose what's left of his Bruce Wayne personality. With the help of Barbara Gordon (aka Oracle), Katana must rescue Batman before he crosses a line.
Animal
19. Animal
June 28, 2014
A master thief named The Key (JB BLANC) has just stolen the most valuable piece of code-breaking software in the world. When Harvey Dent captures him and sends him to Blackgate, Batman gets himself arrested and sent to prison to recover the dangerous software. U nfortunately, however, The Key gets taken by another inmate: Killer Croc (WADE WILLIAMS). Batman must now not only find The Key an d escape from Blackgate, but also must fight his way through Croc and all his thugs. Pushing him farther toward his dark side, he b egins to lose what's left of his Bruce Wayne personality. With the help of Barbara Gordon (aka Oracle), Katana must rescue Batman b efore he crosses a line.
Games
18. Games
June 21, 2014
Batman, Katana, Commissioner Gordon, Mayor Grange and Tobias Whale all wake up trapped in an unknown location - all of them drugged and left there by Humpty Dumpty. According to Dumpty, one of them is a killer...and the only way to escape his Murder Mystery Game is to figure out who. With each clue, however, the game gets deadlier and begins to take its toll on Batman who's obsessed with solving the mystery and defeating Dumpty!
Monsters
17. Monsters
June 14, 2014
There's a new hero in Old Gotham. A Golem creature has been fighting back against armored criminals attacking local businesses. Tracking the creature down to an abandoned synagogue, Batman and Katana discover that the "Golem" is actually Rex Mason (aka Metamorpho), who's been retraining his body in order to help the citizens of Old Gotham. Realizing he's found a new ally, Batman joins Metamorpho's fight, but it isn't easy. The criminals are using high-tech weaponry... from Stagg Industries!
Nexus
16. Nexus
June 7, 2014
Six months after the attack by the League of Assassins and Lt. Gordon is now Commissioner Gordon. The new mayor, Marion Grange (CCH POUNDER) has hired a new district attorney, Harvey Dent (CHRISTOPHER McDONALD) who wants to bring Batman to justice. When someone tries to kill Mayor Grange and kidnaps Harvey Dent, all fingers point to Batman (when in fact, he's being framed by his old nemesis Anarky). Now, it's up to Batman and Katana to clear Batman's name before someone dies for real.
Reckoning
15. Reckoning
May 31, 2014
Discovering that Batman has escaped and is attempting to thwart his plans for dominance over Gotham, Ra's decides to call in reinforcements. Going to Blackgate, he unleashes some of Batman's greatest enemies - including Professor Pyg, Mr. Toad, Magpie, Tobias Whale, Phosphorus Rex and Cypher. The band of villains proceeds to tear Gotham apart until they meet Batman, who must fight his way through them in order to stop Ra's. With Batman distracted, Ra's turns his sights on Katana and Alfred.
Darkness
14. Darkness
May 24, 2014
With Batman a prisoner - and the League of Assassins now in control of Gotham - it's up to a small band of heroes to save the city. Still wary of Alfred, Katana goes with him to meet Gordon. Together, they plan to hack into the Ion Cortex, defeating the League's plans and pulling Gotham out of darkness. Unfortunately, the best person for the hacking job is Gordon's own daughter, Barbara. Meanwhile, Batman finds himself in the same cell as his old nemesis Silver Monkey. Agreeing to an uneasy truce, the Monkey and the Bat break out, with Batman determined to destroy the Cortex.
Fall
13. Fall
August 3, 2014
Jason Burr steals the Ion Cortex in order to make a deal with the League of Assassins. Note: Included on Season One, Part One: Shadows of Gotham DVD/Blu-ray.
Attraction
12. Attraction
October 26, 2013
Unbeknownst to Alfred or Katana, Batman has been making visits to Blackgate Penitentiary to visit his former nemesis Magpie. Helping her to regain some of her former memories, Batman has always felt guilty that she did not get the psychological care she needed. When Magpie sees Batman with Katana, however, she becomes horribly jealous and breaks free. Seeing Katana as a threat who doesn't understand the "real" Batman beneath the mask, Magpie captures Katana and buries her alive somewhere in Gotham Cemetery. With Katana's air running out, Batman must find the grave before it's too late!
Instinct
11. Instinct
October 5, 2013
Professor Pyg and Mr. Toad are back...and they've set their sights on Gotham's elite couture culture. Leaving clues that only Batman can decipher, they attack both a model and a clothing designer - encasing them in deadly traps. Although Batman and Katana are able to save the day, they miss Pyg and Toad's master plan: to destroy the yacht where the after-party for Gotham's Fashion Week is being staged. Every fashion icon in the world will be there... as well as Bruce Wayne!
Sacrifice
10. Sacrifice
September 28, 2013
Anarky returns once again to challenge Batman - but this time, his plan is far more deadly. Stealing a valuable object from the League of Assassins, Anarky pins the blame on Batman. At the same time, Anarky informs Batman that he knows where he can find the League. Although he knows it's a trap, Batman goes with Katana anyway. As it turns out, Anarky has led both Batman, Katana, League leader Lady Shiva and her ninja assassins to a building that handles rare and deadly diseases. Once inside, Anarky releases one of the airborne viruses in the building. Now Batman and the others have to find a way to escape before being killed. One more thing: if the virus gets out...Gotham is doomed!
Control
9. Control
September 21, 2013
Desperate to gain access to the Ion Cortex after the kidnapping failure of Jason Burr, the League of Assassins instead send one of their specialized members to steal the information from Burr's mind. Half human and half computer upgrade, the assassin Cypher breaks into Jason's lab and takes over his mind. Batman and Katana try to stop him, but Katana inadvertently allows herself to be captured when she sees Jason being harmed. Now controlling both Jason and Katana, Cypher escapes with Batman in pursuit. Now, Batman must not only face Cypher, but his well-trained protégé Katana!
Allies
8. Allies
September 14, 2013
Tobias Whale (MICHAEL LEON WOOLEY) is the most powerful gangster in Gotham City, and, after years of trying, Batman just got the evidence to put him away. But Whale is not going to be harpooned easily. After his lawyer tells Lieutenant Gordon to free Whale or else, the gangster has Barbara Gordon (TARA STRONG) kidnapped and held in "The Cauldron," the most dangerous part of Gotham. Even the cops are afraid of this place, but not Batman. With Alfred and Katana's help, they stage a raid on the Cauldron, which is populated by a frightening group of thugs called "the Ghosts." As it turns out, the Ghosts aren't the most fearsome threat. Barbara Gordon is being guarded by a dangerous figure with a flaming head, who calls himself Phosphorous Rex.
Family
7. Family
September 7, 2013
With the League of Assassins knowing where the SoulTaker Sword is, but unable to get Katana to return it, they decide their only course of action is to kidnap Bruce Wayne and hold him for ransom - that ransom being the sword. Of course, they don't realize that Bruce Wayne is actually Batman! When Katana shows up to turn over the sword and rescue Wayne, Alfred causes a diversion, allowing Wayne to don the Batman suit and join the battle. Teaming with Katana to end the League, Batman finds himself in an all-out ninja fight that ends with a startling revelation.
Toxic
6. Toxic
August 17, 2013
Responding to a break-in at Stagg Industries, Batman rescues a security guard named Rex Mason (ADAM BALDWIN) who had been exposed to a weaponized toxic gas called Project Metamorpho. Soon, Rex begins to mutate, with the ability to control the elements in his own body. Terrified and unable to control his new abilities, Rex becomes a fugitive. Realizing that this metamorphosis is slowly killing Rex, Batman sets out to find a cure. But Rex is only concerned about the woman he loves - Sapphire Stagg (EMMANUELLE CHRIQUI) - and he'd risk all of Gotham to be with her. But her father - Simon Stagg (JEFF BENNETT) - holds secrets of his own and will do anything to keep them apart.
Broken
5. Broken
August 10, 2013
Strange, life-size metal toy army men have started to appear all over Gotham...armed with real weapons. When Batman investigates, however, he discovers they are more than toys, but actual living people trapped inside an explosive shell. The clues all lead back to a former mob accountant named Humpty Dumpty (MATT JONES), who went insane when the Mob tried to silence him before he could testify. Now, he wants revenge, and one of the people he's targeted is Lieutenant James Gordon!
Safe
4. Safe
August 3, 2013
Introducing the prototype of his newest product to the world - the Ion Cortex, a device capable of solving the world's energy crisis - Bruce Wayne hires brilliant scientist Dr. Jason Burr (MATTHEW LILLARD) to work on the project. The announcement also draws the attention of one of the most dangerous groups in the world - the League of Assassins. When one of the League's deadly assassins, Silver Monkey (JAMES REMAR), attacks Wayne Manor to kidnap Burr while Batman's in Gotham, it's up to Alfred and Katana to keep the assassin at bay until Batman's return. But Katana is armed and ready for the task - with her legendary Soultaker Sword, a weapon she stole from the infamous League of Assassins!
Tests
3. Tests
July 27, 2013
A new villain has come to town to challenge Batman for control of Gotham City: Anarky (WALLACE LANGHAM). Resembling a ghost image of Batman, Anarky prides himself on his brilliance - and intends to prove it to Batman by manipulating a pair of unsuspecting pawns to do his bidding. But Anarky's real plan is far more devastating: seeking to create a disaster seen by all of Gotham and proving once and for all that even the great Batman is powerless to protect his fair city from the clutches of Anarky.
Secrets
2. Secrets
July 20, 2013
Batman is hot on the heels of an extremely clever and dangerous thief named Magpie (GREY DELISLE), who not only sports razor sharp talons laced with poison and an invulnerability to pain, but she also steals the memories of her victims. But Batman is not the only one on her trail. Lieutenant James Gordon (KURTWOOD SMITH) is after her as well...and the two will ultimately go head-to-head to catch that thief.
Hunted
1. Hunted
July 13, 2013
In the series premiere, villains Professor Pyg and Mister Toad (BRIAN GEORGE and UDO KIER) are hunting billionaires in Gotham City to make them pay for their crimes against nature. And since Bruce Wayne (ANTHONY RUIVIVAR) is on their list, Batman has to solve this case fast! When Alfred (JB BLANC) is kidnapped and taken to an abandoned oil derrick to be hunted with the other kidnapped billionaires, Batman must put the clues together before their heads end up hanging on the walls of Pyg and Toad's hunting lodge. Realizing that he might become a liability for Batman, Alfred recruits a new bodyguard (and potential new partner), the beautiful and deadly Tatsu "Katana" Yamashiro (SUMALEE MONTANO).
Beware The Batman
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"Beware the Batman" is the latest animated series featuring the Dark Knight. The show takes place just a few years into Bruce Wayne's career as Batman, where his main antagonist is not one of his traditional arch enemies like the Joker or Two-Face. In "Beware," many of Batman's battles are against Anarky. Both a hero and villain in the comic books, the writers of "Beware" revamped the character into a criminal mastermind who comes up with complex plans to try and defeat Batman. In addition, the Caped Crusader regularly faces a familiar nemesis, Ra's al Ghul and his League of Assassins.

"Beware" does feature Batman's usual stable of allies. Alfred the butler and James Gordon

Beware The Batman is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (31 episodes). The series first aired on July 13, 2013.

Where to Watch Beware The Batman

Beware The Batman is available for streaming on the Cartoon Network website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Beware The Batman on demand at HBO Max, Amazon, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    July 13, 2013
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (3,955)