7.3
314 votes
Beware the Batman

Beware the Batman

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The series is set during Bruce Wayne's early years as the Batman, following his initial period of battling organized crime. Over the course of the season, he hones his skills with the assistance of his butler, Alfred Pennyworth. Bruce is introduced to Alfred's goddaughter, Tatsu Yamashiro. Tatsu is a martial arts swordsmaster hired to act as Bruce's bodyguard, but also recruited to act as a superhero partner to Batman.

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The 10 Best Episodes of Beware the Batman

Beware the Batman - S1E13

#1 - Fall

8.55

Season 1 - Episode 13

Jason Burr steals the Ion Cortex in order to make a deal with the League of Assassins. Note: Included on Season One, Part One: Shadows of Gotham DVD/Blu-ray.

The episode was rated #1 Best episode of Beware the Batman from 93 votes.

Beware the Batman - S1E25

#2 - Twist

8.53

Season 1 - Episode 25

Batman continues to work in secret so he can find answers, while Harvey Dent recovers in Gotham Hospital. Blaming Batman for everything, he enacts martial law in Gotham.

The episode was rated #2 Best episode of Beware the Batman from 74 votes.

Beware the Batman - S1E24

#3 - Epitaph

8.44

Season 1 - Episode 24

When Bruce Wayne is "assassinated" by Batman, he lets the world think he's dead and goes in search of the imposter - "The Bad Batman".

The episode was rated #3 Best episode of Beware the Batman from 80 votes.

Beware the Batman - S1E26

#4 - Alone

8.35

Season 1 - Episode 26

When Alfred is taken hostage by Deathstroke in the Bat cave, Batman must face him alone. Harvey Dent reveals his true nature as Two Face.

The episode was rated #4 Best episode of Beware the Batman from 82 votes.

Beware the Batman - S1E19

#5 - Animal

8.31

Season 1 - Episode 19

In order to track a thief who has stolen a dangerous piece of code-breaking software, Batman has himself arrested and thrown into Blackgate prison.

The episode was rated #5 Best episode of Beware the Batman from 87 votes.

Beware the Batman - S1E14

#6 - Darkness

8.29

Season 1 - Episode 14

Batman makes an unlikely alliance with Silver Monkey to escape from the League of Assassins.

The episode was rated #6 Best episode of Beware the Batman from 90 votes.

Beware the Batman - S1E16

#7 - Nexus

8.25

Season 1 - Episode 16

Six months after the black out, new DA Harvey Dent is trying to put a stop to the mask and cape crisis.

The episode was rated #7 Best episode of Beware the Batman from 85 votes.

Beware the Batman - S1E22

#8 - Hero

8.20

Season 1 - Episode 22

Desperate to rid the city of Batman, Harvey Dent allies with Anarky, who recruits a new hero to take Batman's place... Deathstroke.

The episode was rated #8 Best episode of Beware the Batman from 82 votes.

Beware the Batman - S1E17

#9 - Monsters

8.18

Season 1 - Episode 17

Batman and Katana team up with Rex Mason, also known as the "Golem of Old Gotham", as they combat an increasing army of armored thugs that have been terrorizing several parts of Old Gotham. In addition, they also dodge Harvey Dent's newly-created Special Crimes Unit, which is ordered to take down both the armored criminals and the vigilantes fighting them.

The episode was rated #9 Best episode of Beware the Batman from 84 votes.

Beware the Batman - S1E15

#10 - Reckoning

8.17

Season 1 - Episode 15

Ra's al Ghul recruits an army of Batman's foes (Professor Pyg, Mr. Toad, Magpie, Tobias Whale, Phosphorus Rex, and Cypher) in order to eliminate him.

The episode was rated #10 Best episode of Beware the Batman from 84 votes.

Beware the Batman - S1E20
#11 - Doppelganger
8.15
Season 1 - Episode 20

Batman and Katana encounter a strange Man-Bat creature, who is the experimental result of Pyg and Toad's animal army of mutant humans.

The episode was rated #1 Best episode of Beware the Batman from 80 votes.

Beware the Batman - S1E21
#12 - Unique
8.14
Season 1 - Episode 21

An old friend of Bruce Wayne's comes to him for help, when her father has been cloned by a mysterious organization to create an army of super soldier man hunters.

The episode was rated #2 Best episode of Beware the Batman from 77 votes.

Beware the Batman - S1E18
#13 - Games
8.06
Season 1 - Episode 18

Humpty Dumpty captures Batman, Katana, Gordon, Mayor Grange and Tobias Whale and makes all of them play his Murder Mystery Game.

The episode was rated #3 Best episode of Beware the Batman from 77 votes.

Beware the Batman - S1E10
#14 - Sacrifice
8.06
Season 1 - Episode 10

Anarky returns once again to challenge Batman -- but this time, his plan is far more deadly. Stealing a valuable object from the League of Assassins, Anarky pins the blame on Batman. At the same time, Anarky informs Batman that he knows where he can find the League. Although he knows it's a trap, Batman goes with Katana anyway. As it turns out, Anarky has led both Batman, Katana, League leader Lady Shiva and her ninja assassins to a building that handles rare and deadly diseases. Once inside, Anarky releases one of the airborne viruses in the building. Now Batman and the others have to find a way to escape before being killed. One more thing: if the virus gets out...Gotham is doomed!

The episode was rated #4 Best episode of Beware the Batman from 124 votes.

Beware the Batman - S1E8
#15 - Allies
8.05
Season 1 - Episode 8

Lt. Gordon asks for Batman’s help to recover his kidnapped daughter Barbara; Batman and Katana find a rhythm working together to save her.

The episode was rated #5 Best episode of Beware the Batman from 131 votes.

Beware the Batman - S1E2
#16 - Secrets
8.01
Season 1 - Episode 2

A new female villain, Magpie, kidnaps Batman, who must decipher her multiple personality disorder in order to outsmart her.

The episode was rated #6 Best episode of Beware the Batman from 202 votes.

Beware the Batman - S1E7
#17 - Family
7.99
Season 1 - Episode 7

With the League of Assassins knowing where the SoulTaker Sword is, but unable to get Katana to return it, they decide their only course of action is to kidnap Bruce Wayne and hold him for ransom -- that ransom being the sword. Of course, they don't realize that Bruce Wayne is actually Batman! When Katana shows up to turn over the sword and rescue Wayne, Alfred causes a diversion, allowing Wayne to don the Batman suit and join the battle. Teaming with Katana to end the League, Batman finds himself in an all-out ninja fight that ends with a startling revelation.

The episode was rated #7 Best episode of Beware the Batman from 134 votes.

Beware the Batman - S1E12
#18 - Attraction
7.99
Season 1 - Episode 12

Magpie returns… and is determined to take out Batman’s new partner Katana at any cost. Note: Included on Season One, Part One: Shadows of Gotham DVD/Blu-ray.

The episode was rated #8 Best episode of Beware the Batman from 108 votes.

Beware the Batman - S1E23
#19 - Choices
7.97
Season 1 - Episode 23

When Batman and Katana are ambushed in the Gotham subway by Killer Croc, it's up to Barbara Gordon to save them. Only one problem: Barbara is on a date.

The episode was rated #9 Best episode of Beware the Batman from 77 votes.

Beware the Batman - S1E6
#20 - Toxic
7.89
Season 1 - Episode 6

Batman tries to save Rex Mason from transforming into Metamorpho after he mistakenly ingests a dose of highly toxic chemicals.

The episode was rated #10 Best episode of Beware the Batman from 134 votes.

Last updated: apr 05, 2021

Comments

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I finished Beware The Batman aka Batman and the Outsiders. The DC animated TV shows are always fantastic, at least the ones i have seen so far. I actually missed this show existence when it first aired and i am sad that it only last one season. Despite its butchering (heh) of villains like Professor Pyg i could accept it was a new interpretation and the show was fun while being gritty. On the note of villains i did like that they were not conventional in choosing their characters to go against a young Bruce, digging deep or at least outside the normal for his foes. I have found a new found love for Anarky and i enjoyed the determined Harvey Dent. I actually had a theory for a while that they were the same person, an extension of his madness before it was formed into Two-Face but of course that turned out to just be a theory. The active Alfred and his ties with Deathstoke also a great small saga. I want more of this world. Definitely recommend for any DC fans when you are looking for some easy watching.

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I was a bit put off by the style of animation at first. It looks unfinished but it does work. The atmosphere is right and the writing is really good. Would have been interesting to see where it could have gone. At least it has some form of conclusion at the end. All in all entertaining to watch and not a waste of time.

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Why don't play it on Warner Channel directly? CN is not serious...

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DC should leave Cartoon Network and find another network which carea about DC shows...

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I really like this show. It does serious Batman well, while still being a fun show. Unfortunately it seems to be going the way of Young Justice (airing delayed then eventually canceled, regardless of quality). Kind of annoying.

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