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 Episode #061 - Shadow of the Bat: Part 2
Original Airdate - September 14th, 1993

Robin discovers that Gil Mason is in league with the underworld and goes to investigate him. He encounters Batgirl along the way, and go their separate ways to stop Mason. They then meet again to learn that Gil is working with Two-Face to take out Gordon, and have Batman (as Matches Malone) captured.

Episode #062 - Fire From Olympus
Original Airdate - May 24th, 1993 - First Season Finale

Believing himself to be the reincarnation of the Greek God Zeus, mad shipping magnate Maxie Zeus hijacks an experimental electron cannon. Mounting the weapon atop his penthouse, Maxie plans to rain 'lightning bolts' down on the wicked mortals' of Gotham City.

Episode #063 - The Demon's Quest: Part 2
Original Airdate - May 4th, 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 private satelite that will orbit over the Sahara, the duo travel to the Demon's desert stronghold. There, Batman learns that the satellite is actually a weapon which will explosively destroy all the Lazarus Pits simultaneously, throughout the world, destroying all the life that exists.

Episode #064 - Read My Lips
Original Airdate - May 10th, 1993

Gotham Police are baffled by a series of crimes executed with clockwork-like precision. Batman investigates and discovers that the crimes. are planned by a mob boss known as Scarface. He traces Scarface to his lair -- a deserted mannequin warehouse -- and discovers, to his astonishment, that the crime czar is a wooden dummy, manipulated by a mild-mannered man called the Ventriloquist.

Episode #065 - The Worry Men
Original Airdate - September 16th, 1993

Wealthy socialite Veronica Vreeland returns from Central America bringing tiny handmade dolls for all her friends. According to native legend, once placed under a pillow the dolls do the sleeper's worrying for them. Unknown to Veronica or her guests, each of the dolls contains a tiny microchip which plants hypnotic suggestions inside the sleepers' brains, even Bruce's.

Episode #066 - Sideshow
Original Airdate - May 3rd, 1994

En route to an upstate prison, Killer Croc escapes and leads Batman on a dangerous chase through the wilderness. After throwing Batman temporarily off his trail, the reptile-man takes refuge with a group of retired circus freaks, and convinces them to help him. When Batman arrives, Croc and the freaks band together to capture him.

Episode #067 - A Bullet For Bullock
Original Airdate - September 14th, 1995

Someone has put a hit out on Gotham's toughest cop, Harvey Bullock. After surviving several near misses, Bullock realizes he has no choice but to ask his arch-rival Batman to help him discover who is behind the murder attempts. During their investigation Bullock learns that his gruff and mean-spirited manner has created enemies in the unlikeliest of people.

Episode #068 - Trial
Original Airdate - May 16th, 1994

Gotham's deadliest criminals, The Joker, Twoface, Mad Hatter, Ventriloquist, Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy, kidnap Batman and put him on trial in Arkham Asylum. The Dark Knight's only hope rests with District Attorney Janet Van Dorn who, despite her anti-Batman stance, is forced into defending the Caped Crusader's life as well as her own.

Episode #069 - Avatar
Original Airdate - May 9th, 1994

A mystic Egyptian scroll donated to the Gotham museum by Bruce Wayne is stolen by Ra's Al Ghul, and Batman and Talia must join forces to prevent the power-mad Ra's from unlocking the scroll's secrets of life and death. Their quest takes them to a hidden temple deep beneath the Egyptian desert. There the Dark Knight is forced into a terrifying battle with an ancient Egyptian sorceress who seeks to destroy them all.

Episode #070 - House and Garden
Original Airdate - May 2nd, 1994

Not only has Poison Ivy been released from Arkham Asylum, she's also married her doctor and settled down to help him raise his two sons. Still, wealthy Gotham bachelors are being poisoned and robbed in ways that exactly mirror Ivy's old crimes. The attacks take a personal turn when Dick Grayson is kidnapped by the mysterious assailant. Is Ivy responsible? And if so, how can Batman prove it?

Episode #071 - The Terrible Trio
Original Airdate - September 11th, 1995 - Fourth Season Premiere

Three wealthy, bored friends of Bruce Wayne's decide to seek new thrills by becoming master criminals. As the Fox, the Shark and the Vulture, the Terrible Trio pick Gotham clean, until they encounter the one person who cannot be bought off -- Batman.

Episode #072 - Harlequinade
Original Airdate - May 23rd, 1994 - Second Season Finale (end of Batman: The Animated Series)

Batman and Robin form an uneasy alliance with Harley Quinn in order to learn where the Joker has hidden a stolen atomic bomb. Harley leads them on a madcap hunt through Gotham, and eventually into a deadly show-down with the Clown Prince of Crime himself. Harley is torn between her promise to help Batman and her twisted love for the Joker.

Episode #073 - Time Out Of Joint
Original Airdate - October 8th, 1994

The Clock King returns to carry out his vendetta against Mayor Hill. This time the clock-mad criminal hopes to murder Hill with the help of a stolen invention that allows him to warp time and travel at super-speed. Securing another device from its creator, Batman and Robin take on the Clock King in a furious high-speed battle for the mayor's life.

Episode #074 - Catwalk
Original Airdate - September 13th, 1995

Anxious to take up her old ways as Catwoman, Selina Kyle joins forces with the Ventriloquist and Scarface to humiliate socialite Veronica Vreeland. But the real victim is Catwoman herself, who has been secretly set up by Scarface to take the fall for another robbery. Batman has to intercede before the furious feline makes things worse by killing the double-talking Ventriloquist.

Episode #075 - Bane
Original Airdate - September 10th, 1994 - Third Season Premiere (The Adventures of Batman and Robin)

Batman comes face to face with his most powerful adversary yet, the chemically charged assassin, Bane. Originally hired by Rupert Thorne to kill Batman, Bane plans on taking control of Thorne's criminal empire once Batman is destroyed. It's a fight to the death with all of Gotham in the balance as Batman takes on the man who has vowed to break the Bat.

Episode #076 - Baby-Doll
Original Airdate - October 1st, 1994

A former child star, now grown bitter and insane, kidnaps her TV family and holds them prisoner on an abandoned sound stage. While Robin works fast to free the actors from Baby-Doll's explosive death-trap, Batman pursues the tiny fiend through a deadly carnival fun house.

Episode #077 - The Lion and the Unicorn

Original Airdate - September 15th, 1995 - Fourth Season Finale (end of The Adventures of Batman and Robin)
International terrorist Red Claw has Alfred kidnapped when the butler makes a visit to his native England. It seems Alfred once worked for the British Secret service, and Red Claw has learned he was entrusted with the firing code to a hidden long range missile. Batman and Robin have to rescue Alfred before Red Claw learns the firing code, or else she will use the missile to bring England to its knees.

Episode #078 - Showdown
Original Airdate - September 12th, 1995

While attempting to rescue one of his immortal followers from a hospital, Ra's Al Ghul tells Batman and Robin a tale from his mysterious past. Along with Batman and Robin, we learn of Ra's attempts in the 1800's to destroy the fledgling railroad and seize control of the US government. The one person standing in his way is the renegade bounty hunter, Jonah Hex. How Ra's battle with Hex is tied to his present-day battle with Batman is revealed in a surprise ending.

Episode #079 - Riddler's Reform
Original Airdate - September 24th, 1994

Upon his release from Arkham, the Riddler becomes an instant celebrity with his own line of toys and games. Soon he's rich, well-liked and happy, except for the fact that he's never managed to best Batman in a battle of wits. Realizing that he's still obsessed with beating the Dark Knight and that the obsession will lead to his downfall, the Riddler lures Batman into a death-trap puzzle to get rid of his opponent and end the riddle games.

Episode #080 - Second Chance
Original Airdate - September 17th, 1994

Just before he is to undergo the operation that will restore his face, Harvey (Two-Face) Dent is kidnapped by a mysterious villain. Batman and Robin split up to nab the criminal mastermind behind the scheme. Is it the Penguin, Rupert Thorne, or someone with a more personal reason for hating Harvey Dent?

Episode #081 - Harley's Holiday
Original Airdate - October 15th, 1994

Discharged from Arkham Asylum, Harley Quinn tries to lead a sane, normal life. Sadly, she just can't seem to stay out of trouble, and when a misunderstanding occurs, Harley makes the situation worse by stealing Bruce Wayne's car and kidnapping his girlfriend. This ignites a screwball chase that not only involves Batman and Robin, but the police, army, and Gotham's most dangerous gangsters as well.

Episode #082 - Lock-Up
Original Airdate - November 19th, 1994

Several Arkham inmates lodge complaints against Lyle Bolton, the Asylum's sadistic new chief of security. When Bolton is fired, he vows revenge on societies' true lunatics, the officials whose policies have turned Gotham City into a haven for crime. Taking on the new identity of master jailer Lock-Up, Bolton kidnaps several prominent Gothamites and locks them away on an abandoned prison ship. It's up to Batman and Robin to confront Lock-Up and battle him for the lives of those he's wrongfully imprisoned.

Episode #083 - Make 'Em Laugh
Original Airdate - November 5th, 1994

Gotham City is plagued by a rash of crazy crimes all committed by bizarre villains. Batman and Robin investigate, discovering the "criminals" are actually famous comedians brainwashed by the Joker. It seems the comedians had the disguised Joker tossed out of the annual Gotham Comedy Competition the year before and the jealous clown has sworn to destroy their reputations in return.

Episode #084 - Deep Freeze
Original Airdate - November 26th, 1994 - Third Season Finale

Mr. Freeze is sprung from Arkham by aging billionaire Grant Walker, who is looking to freeze the world and recreate it according to his own design. Batman and Robin infiltrate the billionaire's underwater city and combat both high-tech robots and Mr. Freeze himself, who has decided to do Walker's bidding and cover the earth in a new ice age.

Episode #085 - Batgirl Returns
Original Airdate - November 12th, 1994

Barbara Gordon has given up her double life as Batgirl. That is, until a rare cat statue is stolen from her university museum. All clues point to Catwoman as the thief, but when Batgirl investigates, she discovers another crook actually committed the crime.

Movies

Batman - Mask of the Phantasm: The Animated Movie
Original Release Date - December 25th, 1993 - Theatrical Release

When Gotham City's most-feared gangsters are systematically eliminated, the worst is feared: that Batman is to blame. But prowling the Gotham night is a shadowy new villain, the Phantasm, a sinister figure with a troublesome link to Batman's past.

Batman & Mr. Freeze: Sub-Zero
Original Release Date - March 17th, 1998 - Video Release

Mr. Freeze returns to Gotham City to kidnap Barbara Gordon. Batman and Robin discover that Barbara's disappearance is all part of Mr. Freeze's plot to help his dying wife. He will do what ever it takes, even if it means the death of Barbara.

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