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Where the law is not enough, criminals can roam free, and injustice is around every corner, sometimes something more is needed. Something like The Batman. Gotham City has a silent protector in the shadows--a vigilante in the guise known as Batman. He is a dark hero with every special gadget known to man (and some that are not), a sleek Batmobile, his own secret base, and even the ever-reliable butler Alfred Pennyworth (Voice: Alastair Duncan).

Meet Bruce Wayne (Voice: Rhino Romano), rich, famous, and the young man who becomes Gotham's Batman when the dangerous nights loom long and dark. As every foe from every corner slowly tumbles out, Batman must go up against them all for the sake of justice, and Gotham's safety--and avoid the law itself as it brutally condemns the chaotic free spirit in the name of 'justice' that Batman embodies.

Expect plenty of classic Batman villains to appear like: The Joker (Voice: Kevin Michael Richardson), a lunatic with a sick sense of humor and sicker sense of fun; Catwoman (Voice: Gina Gershon), a sly and quick-footed thief whose home is the night just as much as Batman's; and Rupert Thorne (Voice: Victor Brandt), a thug and a gangster with only riches and himself on his mind.

The Batman is an animated TV series produce by Warner Bros. Animation, based on the superhero from DC Comics of the same name--though the show does not follow the continuity of any other Batman-related storylines such as comics or movies. The Batman was created by Michael Goguen and Duane Capizzi and is of the action, mystery/suspense, and superhero genres. Character designs were done by Jeff Matsuda, from Jackie Chan Adventures. There are 5 seasons with 65 episodes total. The Batman is great for young audiences as well as old fans of the superhero. The series has won six Daytime Emmy Awards.

The Batman is a series that is currently running and has 5 seasons (65 episodes). The series first aired on September 11, 2004.

Where do I stream The Batman online? The Batman is available for streaming on The CW, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Batman on demand at HBO Max, Amazon, Vudu, DC Universe, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV online.

The CW
5 Seasons, 65 Episodes
September 11, 2004
Animation & Cartoon, Kids & Family
Cast: Rino Romano, Alastair Duncan
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The Batman Full Episode Guide

  • The Justice League must battle androids with all of their powers, as well as a new Joining invasion.

  • Batman and Green Arrow discovered that the super-powered members of the Justice League have been disappearing one by one. The trail of disappearances leads to Hugo Strange... and his mysterious allies.

  • When Black Mask and the Shadow Thief team up to rob the Gotham Gem Depository, their respective nemeses Batman and Hawkman must join forces to stop them.

  • Batman and Robin meet their criminal twins, Wrath and Scorn, a dynamic duo dedicated to helping villains. Matters get even morecomplicated when Batman and Wrath uncover each other's secret identity.

  • A trio of college misfits and geeks decide to get revenge on their peers... by using a mutagen to transform into humanoid animals.

  • A computer accident forces the Joker's aberrant personality into a computer, letting him control the WayneTech nanobots and create the robot body. However, the "new" Joker has plans of his own.

  • The villainous Sinestro attacks Green Lantern and attempts to capture his power ring, so the Emerald Warrior sends it to... Batman.

  • A wave of hysterical thieves heralds the return of the Joker as he collects their stolen loot and prepares to drop Gotham City into a gigantic sinkhole.

  • Batman and Robin find themselves pitted against mirror duplicates, and soon realize they are fighting the Flash's arch-nemesis, the Mirror Master.

  • Garfield Lynns, aka Firefly, inadvertently upgrades his powers and as Phosphorous, goes on a nuclear rampage.

  • Green Arrow comes to Gotham... and accuses Bruce Wayne of poisoning children. It soon becomes clear that a villain is at work, and has plans to bring the entire city under his control.

  • Batman and Robin must oppose Superman, who is under Lex Luthor's mind control.

  • When Superman pays a visit to Gotham City, Lex Luthor decides to recruit allies against the Man of Steel from among the criminal underworld, attracting Batman's interest.

  • The Martian Manhunter has warned Batman that the end of the world may be coming soon as Gotham City becomes attacked by aliens, leaving Batman and his crew to fight them off. Batman wants to handle the aliens himself, without endangering his partners, though he soon finds himself in need of a team...

  • There's a new detective in Gotham City, John Jones, who hints that he may know Batman's secret. So, Batman takes it upon himself to discover if John is friend or foe, and the answer will leave you hanging over the edge of your seat...

  • When a new vigilante comes to Gotham, looking to take down the population of villains, Batman finds himself protecting his rogues gallery...

  • Batman manages to take down Punch and Judy, leaving Joker without a henchman. Now, the Joker sets his sights at TV pop psychologist Harley Quinn, whom he wants to turn into his new sidekick.

  • Stuck at the bottom of the ocean with Riddler and with no hope of escape, Batman learns he may have played an important role in thecreation of this dreaded foe and he helps solve a long-lingering mystery.

  • After a seemingly ordinary criminal continues to get the better of Batman and his partners, it is discovered that he has the abilityto travel back in time by several seconds. Batman is now faced with the seemingly impossible task of stopping a foe who knows hisevery move before even Batman does himself.

  • One thousand years in the future, Gotham City is terrorized by a dangerous villain from its past. Can the city defend itself fromsuch a threat without the Batman?

  • Professor Hugo Strange unleashes a deadly toxin into Gotham, causing a great amount of it's citizens to turn into zombies. Now, Batman must find a way to reverse the toxin, and return the citizens back to normal.

  • The Everywhere Man begins a series of art-related thefts, using his power to replicate. During a fight between Batman and The Everywhere Man, The Everywhere Man replicates himself as a close friend of Bruce's. Now, Batman takes it upon himself to take down the Everywhere Man, and unmask him.

  • Ethan turns himself in, with hopes of being able to give up his criminal ways, and earn himself a second change. Meanwhile Matt Hagen becomes the new Clayface, who uses his powers to turn Gotham City upside down. Can Batman and Ethan work together in order to save the city?

  • In the fourth season premiere, low-life Tony Zucco demands protection money from the flying graysons, a family of acrobats. The family declines. In retaliation, Tony kills John and Mary Grayson, leaving their son Dick an orphan. Batman then takes it upon himself to take down Zucco, and get revenge for young Dick, though he soon finds himself bonding with Dick. Will this bond cause Batman to bring in a new partner...?

The Batman News

Warner Bros. Bringing A New Animated 'Batman' Series To TV

According to Super Hero Hype, Warner Bros. Animation Executive VP of Creative Affairs Sam Register explained that a new Batman animated series will delve deep into the stories of Batman's most obscure foes, since he said there are "too many" Joker stories.