The Matt Signal – A Batman The Animated Series Recap

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Each Saturday and Sunday Matt Waters recaps an episode of the legendary Batman: The Animated Series, building an overall ranking along the way. Plus best performances, the ever-popular Villain Watch and more!

Episodes (Chronological)

Episode 1
Episode 2
Episode 3
Episode 4
Episode 5
Episode 9
Episode 13
Episode 17
Episode 21
Episode 25
Episode 29
Episode 6
Episode 10
Episode 14
Episode 18
Episode 22
Episode 26
Episode 30
Episode 7
Episode 11
Episode 15
Episode 19
Episode 23
Episode 27
Episode 31
Episode 8
Episode 12
Episode 16
Episode 20
Episode 24
Episode 28
Episode 32

Episode Rankings

  1. Heart of Ice
  2. Robin’s Reckoning Part I
  3. Perchance to Dream
  4. ‘Two-Face Part I’
  5. Joker’s Favor
  6. Feat of Clay Part II
  7. Beware the Gray Ghost
  8. Mad as a Hatter
  9. Vendetta
  10. Appointment In Crime Alley
  11. Feat of Clay Part I
  12. On Leather Wings
  13. ‘Pretty Poison’
  14. Two-Face Part II
  15. It’s Never Too Late
  16. See No Evil
  17. The Clock King
  18. Eternal Youth
  19. The Cape and Cowl Conspiracy
  20. The Cat and the Claw Part I
  21. P.O.V.
  22. Christmas with the Joker
  23. Fear of Victory
  24. Be A Clown’
  25. The Cat and the Claw Part II
  26. Nothing to Fear
  27. Prophecy of Doom
  28. Dreams In Darkness
  29. ‘The Last Laugh’
  30. The Underdwellers
  31. The Forgotten
  32. I’ve Got Batman in My Basement

Villain Watch

  1. The Joker
  2. Mr. Freeze
  3. Two-Face
  4. Clayface
  5. Mad Hatter
  6. Poison Ivy
  7. Catwoman
  8. Clock King
  9. Killer Croc
  10. Rupert Thorne
  11. Lloyd Ventrix
  12. Josiah Wormwood
  13. Scarecrow
  14. Roland Daggett (and Germs & Bell!)
  15. Red Claw
  16. Arnold Stromwell
  17. Mad Bomber
  18. Man-Bat
  19. Nostromos (and Lucas!)
  20. Harley Quinn
  21. Tony Zucco
  22. Penguin
  23. The Sewer King
  24. Boss Biggis