Total Nerd 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.

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Almost Got 'Im is listed (or ranked) 1 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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Heart of Ice is listed (or ranked) 2 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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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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Feat of Clay (Part 1) is listed (or ranked) 7 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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Christmas with the Joker is listed (or ranked) 8 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 2) is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Perchance to Dream is listed (or ranked) 10 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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62 15
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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Mad Love is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Robin's Reckoning (Part 1) is listed (or ranked) 13 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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63 18
If You're So Smart, Why Aren't... is listed (or ranked) 14 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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The Man Who Killed Batman is listed (or ranked) 15 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) 16 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) 17 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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Shadow of the Bat (Part 1) is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Sep 13 1993
When Robin is mysteriously abducted from his college campus, the Batman begins a fruitless search ... until he is astounded by the sudden appearance in the Batcave of Ra's Al Ghul. Ra's quickly ...more
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Birds of a Feather is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Feb 08 1993
When the Joker fires Harley, she tries going on a crime spree of her own, joining up with Poison Ivy, and the two become Gotham's Queens of Crime, much to Joker's fury.
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Harley's Holiday is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Oct 15 1994
After being discharged from Arkham, Harley Quinn tries to lead a normal life but she keeps getting into trouble.
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Over The Edge is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Owen_Paul_Sloane added May 23 1998
During a fight with the Scarecrow, Batgirl is ambushed on a rooftop and falls to her death. Having watched his daughter's demise, Jim Gordon blames Batman for her fate and vows revenge, even ...more
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The Demon's Quest, Part II is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
May 04 1993
After freeing Talia from her father's clutches and escaping from an avalanche, Batman and Robin follow the only clue they have - the word 'Orpheus'. After discovering that 'Orpheus' is Ra's ...more
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The Laughing Fish is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Jan 10 1993
On the anniversary of the death of Bruce's parents, Batman accompanies Leslie Thompkins to Crime Alley to place roses on the spot where they were gunned down. Meanwhile, Commissioner Gordon is ...more
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Harley and Ivy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Jan 18 1993
Lloyd "Eddie" Ventrix is on the verge of losing his daughter, Kimberly, to his ex-wife, Helen, due to his past as an con artist. Determined not to lose Kimberly, Ventrix dons a suit, ...more
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The Last Laugh is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Batman: The Animated Series Episodes
Sep 22 1992
Bruce Wayne is framed for the attempted murder of Lucius Fox. The real perpetrator is an actor and master of disguise named Matt Hagen, who was disfigured in a car accident years ago. In order ...more