The BEST Episodes of Beware the Batman

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 17, 2021

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.

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#1 - Fall

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 3, 2014

Jason Burr steals the Ion Cortex in order to make a deal with the League of Assassins.

star 8.66
158 votes
Directors: Sam Liu
Writers: Mark Banker

#2 - Unique

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Sep 27, 2014

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.

star 8.42
142 votes

#3 - Darkness

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Aug 10, 2014

Batman makes an unlikely alliance with Silver Monkey to escape from the League of Assassins.

star 8.36
155 votes
Directors: Rick Morales
Writers: Mitch Watson

#4 - Toxic

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 17, 2013

Batman tries to save Rex Mason from transforming into Metamorpho after he mistakenly ingests a dose of highly toxic chemicals.

star 8.25
170 votes
Directors: Curt Geda
Writers: Erin Maher, Kathryn Reindl

#5 - Alone

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired Sep 27, 2014

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.

star 8.23
144 votes

#6 - Nexus

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Aug 24, 2014

Six months after the black out, new DA Harvey Dent is trying to put a stop to the mask and cape crisis.

star 8.11
149 votes
Directors: Sam Liu
Writers: Mark Banker

#7 - Allies

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 14, 2013

Lt. Gordon asks for Batman’s help to recover his kidnapped daughter Barbara; Batman and Katana find a rhythm working together to save her.

star 8.10
283 votes
Directors: Rick Morales

#8 - Animal

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Sep 21, 2014

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.

star 8.08
181 votes

#9 - Doppelganger

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Sep 27, 2014

Batman and Katana encounter a strange Man-Bat creature, who is the experimental result of Pyg and Toad's animal army of mutant humans.

star 8.06
174 votes

#10 - Twist

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Sep 27, 2014

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.

star 8.04
137 votes

#11 - Sacrifice

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 28, 2013

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.

star 8.02
335 votes
Directors: Sam Liu

#12 - Attraction

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 27, 2014

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.

star 8.02
201 votes
Directors: Curt Geda
Writers: Len Wein

#13 - Secrets

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 20, 2013

A new female villain, Magpie, kidnaps Batman, who must decipher her multiple personality disorder in order to outsmart her.

star 7.99
411 votes
Directors: Rick Morales
Writers: Mitch Watson

#14 - Instinct

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 5, 2013

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!

star 7.98
259 votes
Directors: Rick Morales

#15 - Epitaph

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Sep 27, 2014

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".

star 7.97
143 votes

#16 - Control

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 21, 2013

Katana saves Batman from Cypher, a part robot villain with the powers of mind control who is seeking the Ion Cortex.

star 7.97
332 votes
Directors: Curt Geda

#17 - Safe

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 3, 2013

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.

star 7.95
427 votes
Directors: Sam Liu
Writers: Mark Banker

#18 - Broken

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 10, 2013

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.

star 7.90
334 votes
Directors: Rick Morales
Writers: Michael Ryan

#19 - Choices

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Sep 27, 2014

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.

star 7.89
141 votes

#20 - Reckoning

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Aug 17, 2014

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.

star 7.89
176 votes
Directors: Curt Geda
Writers: Mitch Watson

#21 - Monsters

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Sep 7, 2014

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.

star 7.85
179 votes
Directors: Rick Morales
Writers: Greg Weisman

#22 - Family

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 7, 2013

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!

star 7.75
347 votes
Directors: Sam Liu

#23 - Tests

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 27, 2013

Bruce puts Katana through a series of tests to prove her loyalty; meanwhile Batman battles Anarky.

star 7.71
383 votes
Directors: Curt Geda
Writers: James Krieg

#24 - Hero

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Sep 27, 2014

Desperate to rid the city of Batman, Harvey Dent allies with Anarky, who recruits a new hero to take Batman's place... Deathstroke.

star 7.66
174 votes

#25 - Hunted

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 13, 2013

Batman stops two vigilantes from taking their revenge over a shady land deal. An aging Alfred hires his replacement: a female bodyguard named Katana.

star 7.57
425 votes
Directors: Sam Liu
Writers: Mitch Watson