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
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Did You Know?
When it came time to bring the Penguin into the show, Batman Returns
(1992) had just gone into production. Warner Brothers insisted the animated version should reflect the one in the film, but they weren't allowed to release any pictures. Bruce Timm
had to draw sketches on the set of the film, and then adjust him accordingly for the cartoon. When the show did new episodes for Kids WB, it allowed the producers to go back to the original source material design, which allowed the character to operate under the guise of a respectable businessman. See more
You've got to admit there's something between us.
Yes. It's the law.
In the opening, the Warner Bros. shield logo dissolves into a police blimp patrolling a nighttime Gotham. See more
Followed by Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu
Batman The Animated Series
Written by Danny Elfman
& Shirley Walker See more