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Episode #001 - On Leather Wings
Original Airdate - September 6th, 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. Batman's investigation leads him to the laboratory of Kirk Langstrom, who has been experimenting with a formula that  turns him into the ManBat creature. Not only does Batman have to capture Man-Bat in order to save Langstrom, but also to set the police  straight and clear his name.

Episode #002 - Christmas With The Joker
Original Airdate - November 13th, 1992

The Joker takes over Gotham's airwaves and terrorizes the city during Christmas. Holding Commissioner Gordon, Detective Bullock, and Summer Gleason hostage, he challenges Batman to find him before midnight, or else the hostages will have a very un-merry Christmas.

Episode #003 - Nothing To Fear
Original Airdate - September 15th, 1992

The Scarecrow, is spreading fear gas and wreaking havoc on Gotham State University. Under the influence of a treacherous fear gas, Batman must fight this wily strawman and his worst fear at the same time.

Episode #004 - The Last Laugh
Original Airdate - September 22nd, 1992

The Joker employs a lethal mind altering laughing gas to transform the citizens of Gotham into total fools. If Batman doesn't stop the Clown Prince of crime, everyone will soon go totally mad, including his friend and butler, Alfred.

Episode #005 - Pretty Poison
Original Airdate - September 14th, 1992

Harvey Dent becomes romantically involved with a mystery woman named Pamela Isley. When Dent is poisoned after a dinner date, Batman investigates and winds up fighting for the life of his best friend, as well as his own.

Episode #006 - The Underdwellers
Original Airdate - October 21st, 1992

Batman encounters mysterious 'wee green people,' who have been committing petty crimes. He saves one and soon learns that the boy belongs to a gang of forgotten runaways who live deep within the Gotham sewer system. Their leader, the crazed Sewer King, forces the children to steal food and supplies for him.

Episode #007 - P.O.V.
Original Airdate - September 18th, 1992

When Bullock botches a sting operation, he Montoya and rookie Wilkes, are questioned by Internal Affairs. Bullock's face saving story is so at odds with the other testimonies that the I.A. believes no one and suspends them all. Eager to clear her name, Montoya follows up on some clues which lead her to the location of the gangsters they were after during the sting.

Episode #008 - The Forgotten
Original Airdate - October 8th, 1992

When indigent men start disappearing from the bowery, Bruce goes undercover as lowlife Gaff Morgan to investigate. He soon ends up as an amnesia victim forced to work with other kidnapped men in a treacherous and remote mining camp.

Episode #009 - Be A Clown
Original Airdate - September 16th, 1992

Mayor Hill's son feels overlooked and unloved at his own birthday party that is more a political media event than a real celebration. Meanwhile, the Joker infiltrates the party dressed as a clown in order to plant a bomb. The Mayor's son, a budding magician, becomes so enamored of the clown's tricks that he steals away in the clown's truck when the Joker leaves. When Batman tracks down the Joker to a closed amusement park, the wily villain plays on the kid's naiveté and uses him to trap the Batman.

Episode #010 - Two-Face: Part 1
Original Airdate - September 25th, 1992

District Attorney Harvey Dent is hiding a deep dark secret. He has a second personality, that of Big Bad Harv, a hard nosed gangster. When Rupert Thorne learns of Dent's sickness, he tries to blackmail him. Unfortunately, Dent's "bad" side comes to the fore, and he attacks Thorne leading to an explosions which leads to Den't second personality becoming dominant.

Episode #011 - It's Never Too Late
Original Airdate - September 10th, 1992

An aging mob boss, Arnold Stromwell, is about to be rubbed out by a rival boss, Rupert Thorne. Batman saves Stromwell from Thorne's men and must keep the crime boss one step ahead of his enemies.

Episode #012 - I've Got Batman In My Basement
Original Airdate - September 30th, 1992

While attempting to regain a stolen Faberge Egg from the Penguin, Batman is sprayed with nerve gas by the fowl fellow. Now unconscious, Batman is rescued by a 12-year-old aspiring detective who hides him in his basement. It's up to the precocious kid to figure out how to revive the comatose crime fighter before the Penguin finds him.

Episode #013 - The Cat and the Claw: Part 1
Original Airdate - September 5th, 1992 - Series Premiere (Batman: The Animated Series)

In the midst of Catwoman being attracted to Batman, and Bruce to her alter-ego, Selina Kyle, Catwoman discovers evidence of a military facility inside a mountain on a future resort site. As it turns out, the cartel involved is fronting for an international terrorist group headed by Red Claw, a mysterious female terrorist.

Episode #014 - Heart of Ice
Original Airdate - September 7th, 1992

Mr. Freeze, thirsting for revenge against the sleazy CEO who destroyed his life, begins to steal various equipment from GothCorp. Batman's sympathy is with Freeze, but first he has to stop him from using the equipment to destroy a building filled with innocent people in order to carry out his vendetta.

Episode #015 - See No Evil
Original Airdate - February 24th, 1993

Somewhere in a middle-class suburb of Gotham, little Kimberly Ventrix is regularly visited by her imaginary playmate, "Mojo." However, the mysterious, unseen Mojo seems awfully tangible -- and vocal -- for an "imaginary" friend. At about the same time, a fortune in valuables disappears as if by magic. Batman investigates, and finds himself battling an invisible man!

Episode #016 - The Cat and the Claw: Part 2
Original Airdate - September 12th, 1992

Red Claw and her terrorists put their plans into motion, stealing a virulent strain of plague which they use to hold the city for ransom. Meanwhile Catwoman infiltrates the terrorists' under mountain headquarters, not realizing what she's getting into. When Batman follows her there, they're both captured, trussed up, and left to die as victims of the viral plague.

Episode #017 - Two-Face: Part 2
Original Airdate - September 28th, 1992

Two Face begins an aggressive campaign against his hated rival, Rupert Thorne, who puts out a two-million dollar contract an him. Batman wants to find him before Thorne does, but Thorne's people snare Two Face first by using his former fiancee, Grace, as bait.

Episode #018 - Beware the Gray Ghost
Original Airdate - November 4th, 1992

Batman realizes that a pattern of recent bombings in Gotham is based on an episode of an old television series featuring his favorite boyhood hero, the "Gray Ghost." Seeking information, Batman visits the actor who played the TV hero, who later becomes a suspect.

Episode #019 - Prophecy of Doom
Original Airdate - October 6th, 1992

Bruce Wayne becomes concerned when some of his richest friends are seduced into a new age Brotherhood scam by Nostromos, a fraudulent psychic. Bruce joins the Brotherhood in an attempt to debunk Nostromos' claims. Nostromos, predicting the fall of civilization, urges his acolytes to transfer their bank funds to the Brotherhood's coffers.

Episode #020 - Feat of Clay: Part 1
Original Airdate - September 8th, 1992

Matt Hagen, a popular actor is addicted to a strange chemical formula developed by Roland Daggett's labs. This chemical gives him the ability to alter his facial features without makeup, keeping his looks so that his public doesn't know he was horribly disfigured in an accident years ago. But in return for the stuff, Daggett has him play 'roles' that aren't entirely legal. After a disagreement, Hagen is doused in the formula, becoming the deadly shape-shifter, Clayface.

Episode #021 - Feat of Clay: Part 2
Original Airdate - September 9th, 1992

Clayface learns that Daggett is going to appear on TV to hype his new product, the same chemical that was his downfall, as a skin conditioner. Clayface takes the disguise of a woman and joins the audience of Summer Gleeson's show. Batman is there, however, and a free-for-all in the Galaxy Broadcasting Building results.

Episode #022 - Joker's Favor
Original Airdate - September 11th, 1992

Charlie Collins, a nondescript accountant, accidentally runs afoul of the Joker. Pleading for his life, the run-of-the-mill every man promises the Joker anything, if he will only let him go. Joker makes Charlie promise to do him a favor. The favor: Charlie must distract the Batman while the Joker infiltrates a testimonial dinner for Commissioner Gordon to plant a bomb.

Episode #023 - Vendetta
Original Airdate - October 5th, 1992

Detective Harvey Bullock is framed for suspected murder and goes to jail. Batman, though he has no great love for Bullock, thinks he's innocent. His investigation reveals that the real criminal is Killer Croc, a mutant hit man who wants revenge on Bullock because Bullock sent him to jail years ago.

Episode #024 - Fear of Victory
Original Airdate - September 29th, 1992

The Scarecrow has come up with a fear chemical that is triggered by the release of adrenaline. He uses the chemical on Gotham's greatest athletes, then bets against them to rake in the winnings. Dick Grayson, a.k.a. Robin, learns about this scheme, but while trying to help Batman track down the Scarecrow, Robin is infected by the chemical and becomes stricken senseless with fear.

Episode #025 - The Clock King
Original Airdate - September 21st, 1992

Strange things begin happening in Gotham, all having to do with time. Synchronized traffic lights go awry, subway trains collide, etc. These disasters are a result of Temple Fugate, The Clock King, who is attempting to discredit Mayor Hill. He finally kidnaps Hill and ties him to the minute hand of the Gotham Clock Tower. Unless Batman can rescue him, when the clock strikes 3:15, Hill will be crushed.

Episode #026 - Appointment in Crime Alley
Original Airdate - September 17th, 1992

Every year at the same time, Batman makes a pilgrimage to meet Dr. Leslie Thompkins. But this time a series of dangerous distractions keeps the Batman occupied, causing him to miss his appointment. Next to that, Daggett has hired arsonists to make sure that the part of Crime Alley goes up in flames to make way for his new condo development.

Episode #027 - Mad As A Hatter
Original Airdate - October 12th, 1992

The Mad Hatter develops a form of mind control which he implements by placing devices in people's hats. He uses this to impress Alice, a woman he's smitten with, turning all of Gotham into a wonderland to please her every whim. When he learns she's in love with another, the jealous Hatter decides to use his mind control power to do away with her beau.

Episode #028 - Dreams In Darkness
Original Airdate - November 3rd, 1992

When Batman attempts to thwart the Scarecrow's plan to poison Gotham's water supply with a chemical that induces non-stop nightmares and hallucinations, the Dark Knight is infected with the concoction. Unable to tell reality from fantasy, he is committed to Arkham Asylum. He must find a way to escape and stop the Scarecrow from plunging the people of Gotham into a nightmare without end.

Episode #029 - Eternal Youth
Original Airdate - September 23th, 1992

A health spa which advertises a 'back to nature' rejuvenating potion lures Alfred and his friend, Maggie Paige, there. It is in fact being run by Poison Ivy, who is using a new form of chlorophyll to turn people into trees.

Episode #030 - Perchance to Dream
Original Airdate - October 19th, 1992

Bruce Wayne wakes up to find his dearest wish has come true: his parents are not dead, and he is not and has never been Batman. Not only that, but he's engaged to Selina Kyle. At first he's ecstatic, but a number of clues force him to the conclusion that somehow this is all an elaborate charade. His quest to find the truth eventually pits Bruce against Batman in a surreal battle atop a church tower.

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