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The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes  

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List of the best Batman: The Animated Series episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Batman: The Animated Series episodes of all time are. Fans of Batman: The Animated Series are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

The Terrible Trio and Bane are included in this list. What is the best Batman: The Animated Series episode of all time? Look below and find out.
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Heart of Ice is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Sep 07 1992
Heart of Ice is the fourteenth episode of the American animated television series Batman: The Animated Series, first aired on September 7, 1992, written by Paul Dini, and directed by Bruce Timm. ...more
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Almost Got 'Im is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Nov 10 1992
Joker, Killer Croc, Penguin, Two-Face and Poison Ivy all meet at a poker table, each telling a tale of times when they almost defeated Batman. At the same time, Harley Quinn is about to kill ...more
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Beware the Gray Ghost is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Nov 04 1992
Now calling himself Two-Face, Dent goes on a crime spree throughout Gotham, attacking Rupert Thorne's businesses to draw the gangster out of hiding. Batman must find a way to stop his former ...more
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Two-Face (Part 1) is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Sep 25 1992
Batman encounters the Scarecrow and attempts to foil his scheme to burn down Gotham University, but in the process is exposed to the Scarecrow's fear gas, and is forced to face his own guilt ...more
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Joker's Favor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Sep 11 1992
Batman investigates a cult, called The Brotherhood, founded by the "mystic" Nostromos after hearing about a number of stories from his colleagues about his ability to predict the ...more
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Nothing to Fear is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Sep 15 1992
Bitter scientist Victor Fries, as Mr. Freeze, attacks several divisions of Gothcorp, each time stealing a piece for a secret weapon he intends to build. Batman investigates the connections, and ...more
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Christmas with the Joker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Nov 13 1992
When a horrifying bat creature terrorizes Gotham City, the authorities conclude it must be Batman and put out an all-points bulletin on the Dark Knight . Meanwhile, Batman's investigation leads ...more
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Feat of Clay (Part 1) is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Sep 08 1992
During a fight with Batman over a stolen egg ruby, the Penguin douses Batman with gas, although he is rescued by a teenage "would-be" detective named Sherman and his friend Roberta, ...more
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Perchance to Dream is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Oct 19 1992
"Perchance to Dream" is the 26th episode of Batman: The Animated Series. It was written by noted horror author Joe R. Lansdale and originally aired on October 19, 1992. In this ...more
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Feat of Clay (Part 2) is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Sep 09 1992
Bruce Wayne is released from prison on bail. Hagen, as it turns out, survived the murder attempt on him, but at a high cost: the formula entered is body and soaked every single one of his cells, ...more
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Harlequinade is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
May 23 1994
When pursuing the escaped convict Killer Croc, Batman encounters a small group of sideshow freaks who apparently trust Croc more than Batman.
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Robin's Reckoning (Part 1) is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Feb 07 1993
"Robin's Reckoning" is a two-part episode of the critically acclaimed Batman: The Animated Series. The episodes originally aired on February 7 and 14, 1993, and were written by Randy ...more
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If You're So Smart, Why Aren't... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Nov 18 1992
Batman manages to free himself from the Batcave's clutches, and brings it back under his control, although he fails to track Duane down. Barbara Gordon approaches Batman to inform him of her ...more
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Forgotten is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Season 1 Episode 8: 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.
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Heart of Steel: Part 1 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Season 2 Episode 10: Karl Rossum, owner of Cyberton Labs has been replacing important authority figures with robot look-alikes. Batman invites a young woman to dinner, not knowing that she is a robot as well. Part 1 of 2
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House & Garden is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Season 3 Episode 14: Poison Ivy appears to have stopped her crime spree when she marries a doctor with two sons to raise. However, crimes continue occurring in the Poison Ivy style, leaving Batman to question her innocence.
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Mad Love is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
SlayerScott86 added Jan 16 1999
Harley reflects on her first meeting with the Joker as she plots to eliminate her main competition in his attentions - Batman.
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The Man Who Killed Batman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Feb 01 1993
During a fight with some gangsters at a construction yard, Batman and Robin learn the name of their boss: Billy Marin. While Robin looks forward to going up against Marin, Batman becomes ...more
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Trial is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
May 16 1994
A female scientist helps Clayface when his body begins to disintegrate.
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I am the Night is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Nov 09 1992
When a small time gang member seemingly kills Batman by accident, he gets involved with gangs all over Gotham, as well as the Joker and Rupert Thorne.
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It's Never Too Late is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Season 1 Episode 12: An aging Mob boss learns his drug dealings have contributed to his son's drug addiction.
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Feat of Clay: Part 1 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Season 1 Episode 20: 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. Part 1 of 2
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Mad As A Hatter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Season 1 Episode 27: 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.
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Eternal Youth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Season 2 Episode 1: Alfred and his friend, Maggie Paige, visit a health spa that is actually run by the nefarious Poison Ivy.
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Robin's Reckoning: Part 1 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Season 2 Episode 4: After learning the name of an extortion ringleader, Batman mysteriously refuses to let Robin continue the investigation with him. Part 1 of 2