The BEST Episodes of Beware the Batman
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 30, 2019
Network: Cartoon Network
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.
#1 - Fall
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.
#2 - Twist
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.
#3 - Epitaph
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".
#4 - Alone
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.
#5 - Darkness
Season 1 - Episode 14
Batman makes an unlikely alliance with Silver Monkey to escape from the League of Assassins.
#6 - Animal
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.
#7 - Nexus
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.
#8 - Hero
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.
#9 - Doppelganger
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.
#10 - Monsters
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.
#11 - Reckoning
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.
#12 - Unique
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.
#13 - Sacrifice
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!
#14 - Games
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.
#15 - Allies
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.
#16 - Secrets
Season 1 - Episode 2
A new female villain, Magpie, kidnaps Batman, who must decipher her multiple personality disorder in order to outsmart her.
#17 - Family
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.
#18 - Choices
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.
#19 - Attraction
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.
#20 - Toxic
Season 1 - Episode 6
Batman tries to save Rex Mason from transforming into Metamorpho after he mistakenly ingests a dose of highly toxic chemicals.
#21 - Control
Season 1 - Episode 9
Katana saves Batman from Cypher, a part robot villain with the powers of mind control who is seeking the Ion Cortex.
#22 - Safe
Season 1 - Episode 4
When Bruce Wayne hires a brilliant scientist to work on the his newest product, a device capable of solving the world’s energy crisis, he draws the attention of one of the most dangerous groups in the world – the League of Assassins.
#23 - Tests
Season 1 - Episode 3
Bruce puts Katana through a series of tests to prove her loyalty; meanwhile Batman battles Anarky.
#24 - Instinct
Season 1 - Episode 11
Professor Pyg and Mr. Toad are back...and they've set their sights on Gotham's elite couture culture. Leaving clues that only Batman can decipher, they attack both a model and a clothing designer -- encasing them in deadly traps. Although Batman and Katana are able to save the day, they miss Pyg and Toad's master plan: to destroy the yacht where the after-party for Gotham's Fashion Week is being staged. Every fashion icon in the world will be there... as well as Bruce Wayne!
#25 - Broken
Season 1 - Episode 5
Strange, life-size metal toy army men appear all over Gotham, armed with real weapons. When Batman investigates, he discovers they are more than toys.