The BEST Episodes of Beware the Batman

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 22, 2020

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.

Fall

#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. Note: Included on Season One, Part One: Shadows of Gotham DVD/Blu-ray.

star 8.70
153 votes
Directors: Sam Liu
Writers: Mark Banker
Unique

#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 8.46
137 votes
Darkness

#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 8.41
150 votes
Directors: Rick Morales
Writers: Mitch Watson
Toxic

#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 8.26
164 votes
Directors: Curt Geda
Writers: Erin Maher, Kathryn Reindl
Alone

#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 8.17
143 votes
Allies

#6 - 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 8.12
277 votes
Directors: Rick Morales
Writers:
Nexus

#7 - 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 8.12
145 votes
Directors: Sam Liu
Writers: Mark Banker
Animal

#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
177 votes
Doppelganger

#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 8.08
170 votes
Twist

#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 8.06
135 votes
Attraction

#11 - 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 8.04
197 votes
Directors: Curt Geda
Writers: Len Wein
Sacrifice

#12 - 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. 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!

star 8.02
329 votes
Directors: Sam Liu
Writers:
Epitaph

#13 - 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 8.01
141 votes
Secrets

#14 - 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 8.00
403 votes
Directors: Rick Morales
Writers: Mitch Watson
Instinct

#15 - 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
255 votes
Directors: Rick Morales
Writers:
Control

#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
326 votes
Directors: Curt Geda
Writers:
Safe

#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 7.96
422 votes
Directors: Sam Liu
Writers: Mark Banker
Broken

#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 7.92
330 votes
Directors: Rick Morales
Writers: Michael Ryan
Choices

#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 7.91
138 votes
Reckoning

#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 7.90
173 votes
Directors: Curt Geda
Writers: Mitch Watson
Monsters

#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 7.87
174 votes
Directors: Rick Morales
Writers: Greg Weisman
Family

#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! 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.

star 7.75
339 votes
Directors: Sam Liu
Writers:
Tests

#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
375 votes
Directors: Curt Geda
Writers: Jim Krieg
Hero

#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 7.67
172 votes
Hunted

#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 7.56
414 votes
Directors: Sam Liu
Writers: Mitch Watson