The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl.
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Top Rated TV #24 | Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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 Alfred Pennyworth / ... (55 episodes, 1992-1995)
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Heir to the Wayne family fortune, Bruce Wayne lives by day as a seemingly lavish playboy millionaire socialite, but by night assumes the role of his crime-fighting alter-ego: the caped crusader known as Batman. Throughout the Animated Series, Batman receives help from sidekicks Robin and Batgirl, as well as Police Commissioner Gordon, in protecting the streets of Gotham City from a large rogue's gallery of criminals, lunatics and nemeses. Written by Spiricom

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Debated was the inspiration for The Joker in the original comic book, 'The Joker' was almost identical in appearance to the main character in The Man Who Laughs (1928). Almost all episodes featuring The Joker are taken from the film. See more »

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The Joker: [after Batman fights back against his hyenas] Hey! Do I hit your kids? Oh, actually I do...
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The opening credits is a vignette: a bank robbery takes place and Batman pursues and subdues the criminals. See more »

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Followed by Batman Beyond (1999) See more »

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Batman The Animated Series
Written by Danny Elfman & Shirley Walker
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They Don't Make Them Like This Anymore
13 March 2002 | by (Queens, New York) – See all my reviews

Perhaps the best animated series ever. It provides great accuracy in the stories and characters, while allows innovation and imagination. They "pull no punches" and didn't try to make this a kiddy show. It became the trend setter for "Superman" and "Batman: Beyond", even though neither can compare.


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