The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl.
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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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Tales Of The Dark Knight See more »


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5 September 1992 (USA)  »

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After fourteen years, "The Dark Knight's First Night", the rarely seen pilot promo reel developed for Warner Brothers by Bruce Timm and Eric Radomski, was included on the first DVD boxed set. Versions of the promo had surfaced in degraded bootleg form at comic conventions over the years, but was never intended for public viewing. Unfortunately, the actual Warner Brothers reel was not kept in the best condition either, appearing at around one minute and forty-five seconds in length, and having been converted from VHS. The original audio track was lost over time, and replaced with the show's main theme for the DVD. See more »

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Batman: Last time we met, you tried to throw me off a building.
The Joker: I did?
[laughs]
The Joker: That was so long ago!
Batman: That was last month.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits is a vignette: a bank robbery takes place and Batman pursues and subdues the criminals. See more »

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Referenced in Batman Begins (2005) See more »

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Batman
(Italian Theme)
Music by Carmelo Carucci
Lyrics by Alessandra Valeri Manera
Performed by Cristina D'Avena
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The Pinnacle of Animation on Television
10 December 1998 | by (Barry, Texas USA) – See all my reviews

It has been a long hard journey to mainstream media for comic book characters, but finally Batman made it with time to spare in Batman: The Animated Series (later renamed The Adventures of Batman & Robin). Groundbreaking animation, superior voice-over work, and top-notch stories have made this series into a creation too stupendous to call a "cartoon." Each episode was a wondrous, albeit dark, trip through Batman's world, and how he faces each and every obstacle Gotham City gives him. Much like an amalgam of all of Batman's two-dimensional incarnations, this series' Dark Knight is tortured and driven, but not requite enough to give his enemies pithy comebacks and display romantic charms. Definitely, this is the way the Batman should and always be depicted.


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