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Batman: The Animated Series 

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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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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Trivia

Michael Ansara, who voiced Mister Freeze in the iconic, Emmy winning episode Batman: The Animated Series: Heart of Ice (1992), once uttered the words during this performance, "Revenge is a dish best served cold." This line has been called an "Old Klingon proverb" in Star Trek (1966), where Ansara once portrayed Klingon Commander Kang. He even threatened the Enterprise crew with the line, "You will die in the icy cold of space." 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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In the opening, the Warner Bros. shield logo dissolves into a police blimp patrolling a nighttime Gotham. See more »

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Batman The Animated Series
Written by Danny Elfman & Shirley Walker
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Finally, someone got Batman right.
11 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

Forget the camp & cheese of the previous Batman cartoons...this is a masterpiece! The depiction of Batman fighting both the psychos of Gotham City and his inner demons spawned from the murder of his parents years ago is superb. For years Anime had proved that animation need not be just for kids. Batman: The Animated Series solidifies that conclusion.

Kevin Conroy has the perfect voice for both Batman and Bruce Wayne (there is a very obvious distinction). Mark Hamill gives the Joker sadism, sarcasm, and lunacy without resorting to goofiness. Efram Zimblast Jr. makes an excellent Alfred by being loyal, yet openly concerned about his employer's choice of career.

This series is coming to DVD soon - I'm getting in line!


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