“Batman: The Animated Series” Episodes That Are, Like, Way Too Dark For KidsMay 7, 2018
What are the darkest Batman The Animated Series episodes?
In 1992, a group of artists and writers made history. The first episode of Batman The Animated Series aired. And it completely shifted the way we look at superhero narratives. It also garnered critical acclaim and Emmys for its art deco production design. And for its pitch-perfect voice performances. And its dark storylines. But at the same time, it was still a children’s show, just one that happened to get surprisingly real. So, do you want a particularly shadowy trip down memory lane? Then check out the darkest Batman The Animated Series episodes ever. How did these get past the censors?
The Man Who Killed Batman
If the big Bat’s gotta go, it would be thanks to one of his regular villains, right? In “The Man Who Killed Batman”, the would-be murderer is a meek criminal named Sidney Debris. Ever heard of him? Neither have the Joker nor Harley Quinn. They force Debris into the center of a perverse “funeral” involving a vat of acid.