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Batman: The Animated Series, Epsiode 081: “Harley’s Holiday”

December 2, 2010 5 comments

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Written by: Paul Dini
Directed by: Kevin Altieri
Originally Aired: October 15, 1994
DVD: Batman TAS, Volume 3

Summary: Finally declared sane and released from Arkham, Harleen Quinziel tries to put her criminal past behind her, and is actually successful… for ten minutes. Read more…

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Batman: The Animated Series, Episode 94 – “Growing Pains”

May 19, 2010 1 comment

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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.

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Batman: The Animated Series, Episode 51 – “The Man Who Killed Batman”

April 10, 2010 5 comments

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Written By: Paul Dini
Directed By: Bruce Timm
Originally Aired: February 1, 1993
DVD: Batman: TAS, Volume Two

Summary: A small-time criminal finds himself the most wanted man in town after word gets out that he’s the mastermind behind the death of Batman (R.I.P.).

Site Notes: There will be a Weekend Aside tomorrow, but it might be briefer than originally intended; I’ll shunt the Superman #75 discussion forward a week. Other than that – Twitter for updates, subscribe to the feed, and don’t forget to hit the Retweet button. Read more…

Batman: The Animated Series, Episode 69: “Avatar”

December 29, 2009 Leave a comment

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Written by Michael Reaves
Directed by Kevin Altieri (who got a shout-out in Holiday Knights that I forgot to mention)
Originally Aired: May 9th, 1994
DVD: Batman TAS Volume 3

Summary: Batman gets wrapped up in “a bad Saturday morning serial”, as he re-unites with Talia al Ghul to prevent her father from obtaining an ancient Egyptian God’s secrets of immortality. Nary a blue furry to be found here.

Blog Notes: Just in case you didn’t notice this on the front page of the blog, you can follow this blog on Twitter to be notified whenever a new entry is posted. Also, I’m using Google Feedburner now, so the RSS feed is apparently all shiny, in case its original bare-bones look scared you off.

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Batman: The Animated Series, Episode 86: “Holiday Knights”

December 23, 2009 2 comments

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Written by Paul Dini
Directed by Dan Riba
Originally Aired: September 13, 1997
DVD: Batman: TAS, Volume 4

Summary: Harley and Ivy borrow Bruce Wayne for a shopping spree, Barbara Gordon encounters the world’s grumpiest Santa, and Batman and Robin have a rocking New Year’s. Oh, and Batman picks up a tab.

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Batman: The Animated Series, Episode 38: “Christmas with the Joker”

December 22, 2009 1 comment

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Written by Eddie Gorodetsky
Directed by Kent Butterworth
Originally Aired: November 13, 1992
DVD: Batman, TAS, Volume 1

Summary: Robin’s attempts to get Batman to take a night off to watch It’s a Wonderful Life get derailed as the Joker escapes from prison, kidnaps Commissioner Gordon and two others, and stages a holiday special of his own.

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Batman: The Animated Series, Episodes 60, 61: “The Demon’s Quest”

December 21, 2009 1 comment

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Teleplay by Dennis O’Neil and Len Wein
Story by Dennis O’Neil
Directed by Kevin Altieri
Original Airdates:
DVD: Batman TAS Volume 3

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.

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