Written by: Robert Goodman
Story by: Paul Dini & Robert Goodman
Directed by: Atsuko Tanaka
Originally Aired: February 28, 1998
DVD: Batman: TAS, Volume 4
Summary: Robin becomes involved with a young girl, only to find that her father is hiding a dark secret.
Arc Notes: Clayface is captured by the authorities at the end of this episode; he eventually finds his way to crime boss Morgan Edge’s private collection at some point between this episode and Justice League.
Written by Paul Dini
Directed by Dan Riba
Originally Aired: September 20, 1997
DVD: Superman TAS: Volume 2
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Summary: An all-powerful being from the fifth dimension takes an interest in annoying Superman. Hilarity ensues. Read more…
Written by: Paul Dini
Directed by: No credit listed for this one, oddly.
Originally Aired January 25, 2003
DVD: Haven’t you gotten the hint yet?
Summary: Static pursues a wayward classmate to Gotham City after he finds out she’s been duped into believing a company can cure her of Bang Baby Syndrome. When it turns out the company is a front for Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy, Batman shows up to help.
Arc Notes: Static’s presumed first visit to Gotham, where he later re-locates. Static and Batman learn each other’s secret identities. Read more…
Written by: Dwayne McDuffie
Directed by: Dan Riba
Originally Aired: October 18th, 2003
DVD: Justice League, Season Two
Summary: Wonder Woman’s attempts to get out and enjoy life a little bit quickly find her wrapped up in an international indecent that will force her to choose between a newfound friendship and the security of the planet.
Arc Notes: Second part of the Vandal Savage trilogy. First mention of Kaznia since Superman: TAS. Wonder Woman knows Batman’s secret identity. Read more…
Summary: Batman must work with the mysterious Ra’s Al Ghul in order to find Robin and Ra’s’ daughter Talia. However, the kidnapping is merely a test by Ra’s to see if Batman is worthy of being brought into Ra’s apocalyptic schemes.
Written by Marty Isenberg, Robert N. Skir
Directed by Boyd Kirkland
Originally Aired November 20, 1992.
DVD: Batman, The Animated Series, Volume Two
Summary: Batman continues his war on crime. Meanwhile, Batman investigates someone apparently playing a game of copycat. One of the two hides a shocking secret.
Arc Notes: Final appearance of HARDAC or its minions.
Written by Robert Goodman
Directed by Dan Riba
Original Airdate: January 30, 1999
DVD: Batman Beyond, Volume One
Summary: Derek Powers hires the technological shapeshifter Inque to commit corporate espionage, but after stowing away on the Batmobile, she stumbles onto a much bigger secret.
Arc Notes: This was the first clear look at Bruce Wayne’s trophy room in the Batcave, showing the final fate of several villains (although at least a couple would find themselves back in operation later on in the series).