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 33
Episode 37
Episode 41
Episode 45
Episode 49
Episode 53
Episode 57
Episode 6
Episode 10
Episode 14
Episode 18
Episode 22
Episode 26
Episode 30
Episode 34
Episode 38
Episode 42
Episode 46
Episode 50
Episode 54
Episode 58
Episode 7
Episode 11
Episode 15
Episode 19
Episode 23
Episode 27
Episode 31
Episode 35
Episode 39
Episode 43
Episode 47
Episode 51
Episode 55
Episode 59
Episode 8
Episode 12
Episode 16
Episode 20
Episode 24
Episode 28
Episode 32
Episode 36
Episode 40
Episode 44
Episode 48
Episode 52
Episode 56
Episode 60

Episode Rankings

  1. The Laughing Fish
  2. Almost Got ‘Im
  3. Heart of Ice
  4. Shadow of the Bat Part I
  5. Robin’s Reckoning Part I
  6. I Am the Night
  7. The Man Who Killed Batman
  8. Perchance to Dream
  9. ‘Two-Face Part I’
  10. Joker’s Favor
  11. Feat of Clay Part II
  12. Harley and Ivy
  13. Robin’s Reckoning Part II
  14. Beware the Gray Ghost
  15. Mad as a Hatter
  16. Heart of Steel Part II
  17. Appointment In Crime Alley
  18. Two-Face Part II
  19. ‘Pretty Poison’
  20. Feat of Clay Part I
  21. Off Balance
  22. Vendetta
  23. Birds of a Feather
  24. Heart of Steel Part I
  25. On Leather Wings
  26. See No Evil
  27. The Clock King
  28. It’s Never Too Late
  29. Joker’s Wild
  30. Eternal Youth
  31. The Cape and Cowl Conspiracy
  32. The Cat and the Claw Part I
  33. Zatanna
  34. Day of the Samurai
  35. The Mechanic
  36. The Strange Secret of Bruce Wayne
  37. Terror in the Sky
  38. P.O.V.
  39. Christmas with the Joker
  40. Fear of Victory
  41. Be A Clown’
  42. What Is Reality?
  43. Night of the Ninja
  44. Mudslide
  45. The Cat and the Claw Part II
  46. Nothing to Fear
  47. Prophecy of Doom
  48. Tyger, Tyger
  49. If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Rich?
  50. Dreams In Darkness
  51. ‘The Last Laugh’
  52. Cat Scratch Fever
  53. Moon of the Wolf
  54. Paging the Crime Doctor
  55. The Underdwellers
  56. The Forgotten
  57. I’ve Got Batman in My Basement

dVillain Watch

  1. The Joker
  2. Mr. Freeze
  3. Poison Ivy
  4. Harley Quinn
  5. Two-Face
  6. Mad Hatter
  7. Catwoman
  8. Clayface
  9. The Penguin
  10. The Riddler
  11. Clock King
  12. Killer Croc
  13. HARDAC
  14. Lloyd Ventrix
  15. Count Vertigo
  16. Josiah Wormwood
  17. Scarecrow
  18. Roland Daggett (and Germs & Bell!)
  19. Rupert Thorne
  20. Sid ‘The Squid’
  21. Jimmy ‘Jazzman’ Peake
  22. Tony Zucco
  23. Man-Bat/She-Bat
  24. Hugo Strange
  25. Red Claw
  26. Arnold Stromwell
  27. Mad Bomber
  28. Tygrus
  29. Kyodai Ken
  30. Talia al Ghul
  31. Ra’s al Ghul
  32. Nostromos (and Lucas!)
  33. Cameron Kaiser
  34. Dr. Emile Dorian (and Garth!)
  35. Mad Dog
  36. Professor Milo
  37. Romulus
  38. The Sewer King
  39. Boss Biggis
  40. Montague Kane