What is your favorite “Batman: The Animated Series” episode and why...

1: Heart of Ice -
It instantly made Mr. Freeze my favorite Batman Villain. The heartbreak, Freeze’s unstoppable focus, and the overall polished animation were all top notch. There was a lot of heart in this episode and it was neat that Batman sort of became an after thought as the story progressed. All I really cared about was Mr. Freeze, his relationship with Nora, and whether or not he was going to accomplish what he set out to do. Lay off Batman, the man just wants to save his wife!

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Loved the episode too

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There were so many good ones. Such an amazing show

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Christmas with the Joker (BTAS) I so enjoy the holidays. Nothing beats a Super Seasonal themed episode in my book. :batman_hv_1:

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Almost Got Im

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Yes one of my favs and since then I also grown to love It’s a Wonderful Life. This year I wanted to start a tradition of watching this then IaWL. Cuz you have to wait till Batman’s done fighting crime to enjoy the movie, but this year I didn’t get around to it.

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My favs for some reason were always the weird ones like with the robots, I forget what they’re called, those and the Scarecrow and Mad Hatter episodes always stuck out to me in between the series ending and them coming out on dvd and even still. But my fav is the one where Mad Hatter put Batman in a dream where he isn’t Batman. Alsways thought it was a scarecrow episode till I bought the DVD about 10 years ago.

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S1E29 (Eternal Youth). This comes from pure nostalgia to be honest. I watched this episode on repeat in car rides when I was like 5 years old and it remains one of my favorites. It’s honestly a really well crafted episode with great tension and can be even a bit scary at times haha.

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Joker’s Favor. An effectively terrifying look at what happens when you earn The Joker’s attention, and don’t happen to be Batman. If Charlie had gone through with it, this would have been the perfect final Joker story.

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Almost Got 'Im has to get my vote. The framing story and each of the individual vignettes are all wonderfully simple and clever. It’s also a cool way of recreating the fun of the death traps from the Adam West Batman using BTAS’s tone and style. Probably my favorite DC story in general. It rocks.

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I have a lot of favorite episodes. Heat of Ice is one, Joker’s Favor, House & Garden, You Scratch My Back, and Old Wounds. Love Heart of Ice since it was the best portrayal of Freeze. Love Joker’s Favor for creating Harley Quinn (though I dislike her now as a antihero and find her way more entertaining as Joker’s girlfriend/sidekick). Love House & Garden because it made me fear Poison Ivy and her powers. Love You Scratch My Back and Old Wounds for Nightwing. He’s my favorite and they’re his best episodes.

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I did one of these b4 & I said Tyger, Tyger. I was only person who got 0 likes but I’m going down with the ship. I think Freeze is the right choice, but I love the island of Dr. Moreau feel in that one. I even said c’mon everyone is gonna leave me hanging. The answer was yes, lol. I felt vindication when I opened my iPad around 2 months ago & Bruce Timm picked it as his number one on this site. It still gets voted in the 10 worst tho.

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What I like to do is watch Mr. Freeze’s story arc. Beginning with Heart of Ice, Deep Freeze, then you got to watch Batman and Mr. Freeze Subzero, then Cold Comfort from the New Adventure series. Finally ends with Meltdown in Batman Beyond.

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@biff_pow. Thank u for the mercy vote, lol. I was ridin or dyin with Tyger

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lol! it really is an interesting episode. and with bruce timm on your side, what more validation do you need?

@BatJamags have you seen the Almost Got 'Im card game?

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Great question, @Gegenator! So tough to choose just one!

The Last Laugh is a fun episode and has a unique start, as it’s April Fool’s Day. Everyone in the city is slowly being affected by laughing gas - a new scheme that The Joker has cooked up. Alfred even gets in on the antics by “drawing” Master Bruce a bath, which is unlike the typically serious Pennyworth.

With the colorful and playful setting, it’s a stark contrast to the normally drab Gotham. I love nearly any storyline featuring The Joker, as it promises to amp up the energy and creativity with every appearance, forcing Batman to pull out all the stops in order to triumph. Mark Hamill is also a genius with his voicework and I love what he’s done here.

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This is a hard one. Will have to look them over and get back. Off the top of my head maybe not my favorite but the one with his old master and that other student with the dragon tattoo on his back and the one where everyone is getting replaced by robots. Also really liked the one where Cat Woman is turned into an actual cat.

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No, but I’m intrigued.

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It’s based on that “who’s the werewolf*” system of party game. I’ve never played one, but they’re super popular! Batman: The Animated Series Almost Got ’Im Card Game | Cryptozoic Entertainment

*my sister is

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Showdown - Where we get to see Ra’s al Ghul’s past and meet Jonah Hex. We also meet his son Arkady Duvall and see a softer side of Ra’s.

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