Batman: The Animated Series

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Batman: The Animated Series
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Premiere September 5, 1992
Finale September 15, 1995
Creator Eric Radomski,
Bruce Timm
Based on characters created by
Bob Kane
Network FOX (Fox Kids)
Style 30 minute animated superhero action
Company Warner Bros. Animation
Distributor Warner Bros. Television
Seasons 4
Episodes 85
Origin USA

Batman: The Animated Series (known as The Adventures of Batman & Robin during season three) is an animated series based on the Batman comics created by Bob Kane. The show led the way for several animated DC shows, eg. Batman Beyond, Superman: The Animated Series and Justice League Unlimited.

In 1997, the series was given a continuation on Kids WB: The New Batman Adventures.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast 1 2 3 4 F1 F2
Kevin Conroy Bruce Wayne / Batman * * * * * *
Loren Lester Dick Grayson / Robin o * * * *
Robert Costanzo Harvey Bullock * * * * *
Bob Hastings James Gordon * * * * *
Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. Alfred Pennyworth * * * * * *
Orange/Red/o indicates a recurring or guest role during that season.
Dark Green indicates top billing during that season.
Supporting/Recurring Cast 1 2 3 4 F1 F2
Mark Hamill The Joker * * * *
Neil Ross Additional voices * * * *
Ingrid Oliu Renee Montoya *
Liane Schirmer   * * * *
George Dzundza Arnold Wesker / The Ventriloquist * * * *
Lloyd Bochner Hamilton Hill * * *
Aron Kincaid Waylon Jones / Killer Croc * * *
Richard Moll Harvey Dent / Two-Face * * *
Arleen Sorkin Harleen Quinzel / Harley Quinn * * *
David Warner Ra's al Ghul * * *
Diane Pershing Pamela Ivey / Poison Ivy * *
Brock Peters Lucius Fox * *
Mari Devon Summer Gleeson * * * *
Adrienne Barbeau Selina Kyle / Catwoman * * *
Marilu Henner Veronica Vreeland * * *
Ed Asner Roland Daggett * *
Melissa Gilbert Barbara Gordon / Batgirl * *
Liane Schirmer   *
Henry Polic II Jonathan Crane / The Scarecrow * *
John Vernon Rupert Thorne * *
Paul Williams Oswald Cobblepot / The Penguin * *
Diana Muldaur Leslie Thompkins *
John Glover Edward Nygma / The Riddler * *
Michael Ansara Victor Fries / Mr. Freeze * * *

Seasons

Season  Premiere Finale #
FOX
Season One September 5, 1992 September 17, 1993 65
Season Two May 2, 1994 May 23, 1994 5
Season Three: The Adventures of Batman & Robin September 10, 1994 November 26, 1994 10
Season Four September 11, 1995 September 15, 1995 5

Films

Title Release Date
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm December 25, 1993
Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero March 17, 1998

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Discs
Complete Series  (Region 1)
The Complete Animated Series November 4, 2008 purchase 17
Episode Collections - Chronological  (Region 1)
Volume One July 6, 2004 purchase 4
Volume Two January 25, 2005 purchase 4
Volume Three May 25, 2005 purchase 4
Episode Collections  (Region 1)
The Legend Begins April 23, 2002 purchase 1
Tales of The Dark Knight April 22, 2003 purchase 1
The Adventures of Batman & Robin: Poison Ivy and The Penguin March 2, 2004 purchase 1
The Adventures of Batman & Robin: The Joker and Fire and Ice March 2, 2004 purchase 1
Out of the Shadows July 22, 2004 purchase 1
Secrets of the Caped Crusader October 19, 2004 purchase 1
Volume One: Kids TV Favorites January 9, 2007 purchase 1
Heart of Ice: Kids TV Favorites January 9, 2007 purchase 1
Feature Film  (Region 1)
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm December 21, 1999 purchase 1
Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero August 23, 2002 purchase 1
Episode(s) as Special Features  (Region 1)
Batman: Gotham Knight: Two-Disc Special Edition July 8, 2008 purchase 2
Batman: Gotham Knight (Blu-ray) July 8, 2008 purchase 1

External Links

The Batman Franchise
Animated TV Shows
The Batman/Superman HourThe Adventures of BatmanSuper FriendsThe New Adventures of BatmanThe All-New Superfriends HourChallenge of the SuperfriendsThe World's Greatest SuperfriendsSuper Friends: The Legendary Super Powers ShowThe Super Powers Team: Galactic GuardiansBatman: The Animated SeriesThe New Batman AdventuresBatman BeyondJustice League UnlimitedThe BatmanBatman: The Brave and the BoldYoung JusticeBeware the BatmanDC Super Hero GirlsJustice League ActionDC Super Hero Girls
Live Action TV Shows
BatmanBirds of PreyGothamPowerlessPennyworth
Motion Pictures
BatmanBatmanBatman ReturnsBatman ForeverBatman & RobinBatman BeginsThe Dark KnightThe Dark Knight RisesBatman v Superman: Dawn of JusticeJustice League


DC Animated Universe

Batman: The Animated Series Superman: The Animated Series The New Batman Adventures Batman Beyond Static Shock The Zeta Project Justice League Unlimited