Batman: The Animated Series

Batman: The Animated Series

Vowing to avenge the murder of his wealthy parents, Bruce Wayne devotes his life to wiping out lawlessness in Gotham City. The Dark Knight joins Robin and Batgirl, battling his inner demons as well as the evil figures who bedevil him. Volume one features appearances from villains The Joker, Scarecrow and others.
Vowing to avenge the murder of his wealthy parents, Bruce Wayne devotes his life to wiping out lawlessness in Gotham City. The Dark Knight joins Robin and Batgirl, battling his inner demons as well as the evil figures who bedevil him. Volume one features appearances from villains The Joker, Scarecrow and others.

Season 1 (28 episodes)

  • 1. On Leather Wings

    Original air date: 09/06/1992 Runtime: 22:18 min.

    Original air date: 09/06/1992 Runtime: 22:18 min. When a vicious bat creature known as Man-Bat, starts terrorizing Gotham City, everyone mistakenly thinks that Batman is the culprit.

  • 2. Christmas with the Joker

    Original air date: 11/13/1992 Runtime: 22:15 min.

    Original air date: 11/13/1992 Runtime: 22:15 min. The Joker kidnaps three prominent citizens during Christmas and challenges Batman to find him before midnight.

  • 3. Nothing to Fear

    Original air date: 09/15/1992 Runtime: 22:15 min.

    Original air date: 09/15/1992 Runtime: 22:15 min. A horrifying villain named Scarecrow spreads fear gas and wreaks havoc at Gotham State University.

  • 4. The Last Laugh

    Original air date: 09/22/1992 Runtime: 22:14 min.

    Original air date: 09/22/1992 Runtime: 22:14 min. The Joker employs a lethal mind-altering laughing gas to transform the citizens of Gotham into total fools.

  • 5. Pretty Poison

    Original air date: 09/14/1992 Runtime: 22:15 min.

    Original air date: 09/14/1992 Runtime: 22:15 min. When District Attorney Harvey Dent is poisoned after a dinner date, Batman makes the horrifying discovery that his date was Poison Ivy, a plant-obsessed villainess.

  • 6. The Under-Dwellers

    Original air date: 10/21/1992 Runtime: 22:15 min.

    Original air date: 10/21/1992 Runtime: 22:15 min. Batman discovers a gang of forgotten runaways living deep within the Gotham sewer system.

  • 7. P.O.V

    Original air date: 09/18/1992 Runtime: 22:11 min.

    Original air date: 09/18/1992 Runtime: 22:11 min. Bullock's account of a botched sting operation is so at odds with the other officers' testimony that the police investigator suspends everyone involved.

  • 8. Forgotten

    Original air date: 10/08/1992 Runtime: 22:16 min.

    Original air date: 10/08/1992 Runtime: 22:16 min. When men begin disappearing at a bowery, Bruce Wayne decides to go undercover as a worker. He loses his memory after he is attacked, kidnapped and forced to work in a mining camp.

  • 9. Be a Clown

    Original air date: 09/16/1992 Runtime: 22:12 min.

    Original air date: 09/16/1992 Runtime: 22:12 min. The Joker infiltrates the birthday party of Mayor Hills son in order to plant a bomb.

  • 10. Two-Face, Part 1

    Original air date: 09/25/1992 Runtime: 22:16 min.

    Original air date: 09/25/1992 Runtime: 22:16 min. District Attorney Harvey Dent hides a deep dark secret--he has a second personality, Big Bad Harv, a tough gangster.

  • 11. Two-Face: Part 2

    Original air date: 09/28/1992 Runtime: 22:19 min.

    Original air date: 09/28/1992 Runtime: 22:19 min. Two-Face, the former Harvey Dent, begins an aggressive campaign against his hated rival, Rupert Thorne.

  • 12. It's Never Too Late

    Original air date: 09/10/1992 Runtime: 22:14 min.

    Original air date: 09/10/1992 Runtime: 22:14 min. An aging Mob boss learns his drug dealings have contributed to his son's drug addiction.

  • 13. I've Got Batman in My Basement

    Original air date: 09/30/1992 Runtime: 22:08 min.

    Original air date: 09/30/1992 Runtime: 22:08 min. After the Penguin sprays Batman with nerve gas, a 12-year-old boy rescues the unconscious hero and hides him in his basement.

  • 14. Heart of Ice

    Original air date: 09/07/1992 Runtime: 22:16 min.

    Original air date: 09/07/1992 Runtime: 22:16 min. Brilliant cryogenics expert Dr. Victor Fries is transformed into Mr. Freeze, a vengeful creature who can only survive in subzero temperatures.

  • 15. The Cat and The Claw: Part 1

    Original air date: 09/05/1992 Runtime: 22:16 min.

    Original air date: 09/05/1992 Runtime: 22:16 min. Catwoman steals a valuable necklace to fund the purchase of land for a mountain lion preserve but is thwarted by a group of terrorists.

  • 16. The Cat and The Claw: Part 2

    Original air date: 09/12/1992 Runtime: 22:15 min.

    Original air date: 09/12/1992 Runtime: 22:15 min. When Catwoman infiltrates the underground headquarters of the terrorists, both she and Batman are captured and left to die as victims of a viral plague.

  • 17. See No Evil

    Original air date: 02/24/1993 Runtime: 22:13 min.

    Original air date: 02/24/1993 Runtime: 22:13 min. After a fortune disappears from a gem exposition, Batman investigates. He discovers that the crime may have been committed by an invisible man, an ex-con named Lloyd Ventris.

  • 18. Beware of the Gray Ghost

    Original air date: 11/04/1992 Runtime: 22:14 min.

    Original air date: 11/04/1992 Runtime: 22:14 min. Batman connects recent bombings in Gotham to an episode of an old television series featuring his favorite boyhood hero, the "Gray Ghost."

  • 19. Prophecy of Doom

    Original air date: 10/06/1992 Runtime: 22:15 min.

    Original air date: 10/06/1992 Runtime: 22:15 min. Bruce begins to worry when all of his wealthy friends join the same Brotherhood group run by Nostromos, a so-called psychic.

  • 20. Feat of Clay: Part 1

    Original air date: 09/08/1992 Runtime: 21:47 min.

    Original air date: 09/08/1992 Runtime: 21:47 min. A popular actor renowned for his ability to play any part has a terrible secret--he's addicted to a strange chemical formula that enables him to alter his facial features without makeup.

  • 21. Feat of Clay: Part 2

    Original air date: 09/09/1992 Runtime: 22:21 min.

    Original air date: 09/09/1992 Runtime: 22:21 min. Clayface learns that the man responsible for his disfigurement is to appear on TV, promoting a skin conditioner containing the same chemical that deformed him.

  • 22. Joker's Favor

    Original air date: 09/11/1992 Runtime: 22:19 min.

    Original air date: 09/11/1992 Runtime: 22:19 min. When a timid accountant accidentally runs afoul of the Joker, he promises the Joker anything if the villain will only let him go.

  • 23. Vendetta

    Original air date: 10/05/1992 Runtime: 22:18 min.

    Original air date: 10/05/1992 Runtime: 22:18 min. Batman suspects that an imprisoned Detective Bullock may be innocent after he is arrested for murder. The real murderer turns out to be Killer Croc, who framed Bullock to get revenge.

  • 24. Fear of Victory

    Original air date: 09/29/1992 Runtime: 22:16 min.

    Original air date: 09/29/1992 Runtime: 22:16 min. The Scarecrow uses a fear chemical triggered by adrenaline on Gotham's greatest athletes, then bets against them to reap the winnings.

  • 25. The Clock King

    Original air date: 09/21/1992 Runtime: 22:20 min.

    Original air date: 09/21/1992 Runtime: 22:20 min. When a maniacally punctilious man faces financial ruin because of attorney Hamilton Hill, he transforms into the devious Clock King and swears revenge on Hill, now the mayor of Gotham.

  • 26. Appointment in Crime Alley

    Original air date: 09/17/1992 Runtime: 22:18 min.

    Original air date: 09/17/1992 Runtime: 22:18 min. Batman's friend, Dr. Leslie Thompkins, is taken prisoner by a ruthless land developer after she uncovers his devious plans.

  • 27. Mad as a Hatter

    Original air date: 10/12/1992 Runtime: 22:13 min.

    Original air date: 10/12/1992 Runtime: 22:13 min. The Mad Hatter puts the city of Gotham under his control in an attempt to impress a woman, Alice, with whom he is in love. However, when he discovers that she likes someone else, he plans to exterminate the competition and kidnap Alice.

  • 28. Dreams in Darkness

    Original air date: 11/03/1992 Runtime: 22:20 min.

    Original air date: 11/03/1992 Runtime: 22:20 min. Batman must thwart the Scarecrow's plan to poison Gotham's water supply with a chemical that induces hallucinations.