The Best Episodes of The Batman

The Joining (2)

#1 - The Joining (2) 8.52

Season 4 - Episode 13

Martian Manhunter's prediction of an alien invasion by The Joining has come true. As Batman tries to stop them on his own, he learns that even working with a team will stop The Joining.

Directors: Vinton Heuck, Brandon Vietti
The Batman/Superman Story (2)

#2 - The Batman/Superman Story (2) 8.32

Season 5 - Episode 2

Batman and Robin must battle Superman, who is under Lex Luthor's mind control, as the villain plans to launch a wave of robots and take over the world's armies.

Directors: Christopher Berkeley
A Matter of Family

#3 - A Matter of Family 8.21

Season 4 - Episode 1

After a young circus performer named Dick Grayson loses his parents to a criminal named Tony Zucco, Bruce Wayne adopts the young boy. Once Bruce's secret is revealed, Dick joins Batman as his new sidekick, Robin. Together, they set out to find Zucco and bring him to justice.

Directors: Brandon Vietti
Artifacts

#4 - Artifacts 8.19

Season 4 - Episode 7

A thousand years into the future, the citizens of new Gotham must uncover the history of the Batman in order to stop a new Mr. Freeze.

Directors: Brandon Vietti
The Laughing Bat

#5 - The Laughing Bat 8.18

Season 2 - Episode 4

The Joker decides to take on the role of ""Batman"" and doses Bruce with Joker venom to create an arch-rival of his own.

Directors: Seung Eun Kim
JTV

#6 - JTV 7.96

Season 2 - Episode 8

Joker pirates the airwaves of Gotham in order to broadcast his crimes on TV as entertainment. When Detective Yin's overzealous new partner tries to bring the clown prince of crime down, he merely becomes Joker's latest "co-star." Batman must find where Joker is broadcasting from before he can carry out his plan to make Gotham die of laughter!

Directors: Seung Eun-Kim
The Breakout

#7 - The Breakout 7.96

Season 4 - Episode 5

After Batman apprehends Black Mask, his henchmen plan to spring him from Gotham P.D. so that Black Mask can activate his doomsday device. When Batman is captured, Batgirl and Robin must stop the villain on their own.

Directors: Matt Youngberg
Traction

#8 - Traction 7.96

Season 1 - Episode 2

Three mob bosses want revenge on Batman because he constantly took down their operations. They call in a very mysterious man named Bane to finish him off, once and for all. Bane may seem like a normal criminal, but he has a secret, a secret so powerful that it could destroy all of Gotham. After their first encounter, Bane easily takes down Batman, hurting him badly. Now, Batman must think of a new way to stop this menace.

Directors: Sam Liu
Thunder

#9 - Thunder 7.91

Season 3 - Episode 11

Maximillian Zeus, a millionaire who is also a Greek history fanatic, takes control of Gotham from the sky after losing to Mayor Grange in a re-election.

Directors: Christopher Berkeley
The Cat and the Bat

#10 - The Cat and the Bat 7.89

Season 1 - Episode 6

After ensuing in a lengthy chase with his new foe, Catwoman, Batman's utility belt gets swiped. Now, with his belt in the wrong hands, Batman must figure out how to find the cat burglar before she puts his belt to no good use.

Directors: Sam Liu
Gotham's Ultimate Criminal Mastermind

#11 - Gotham's Ultimate Criminal Mastermind 7.87

Season 3 - Episode 13

Hugo Strange creates a AI database called DAVE (Digitally Advanced Villain Emulator), encoded with the minds of Gotham's greatest criminals, in order to better predict their crimes. However, DAVE breaks free and proclaims himself to be "Gotham's ultimate criminal mastermind".

Directors: Brandon Vietti
Batgirl Begins (1)

#12 - Batgirl Begins (1) 7.82

Season 3 - Episode 1

The story of how the Commissioner's daughter became Batgirl and how her best friend becomes Poision Ivy is told.

Directors: Brandon Vietti
Seconds

#13 - Seconds 7.81

Season 4 - Episode 9

The Bat Team goes up against an unstoppable thief who knows their every move.

Directors: Matt Youngberg
The Bat in the Belfry

#14 - The Bat in the Belfry 7.79

Season 1 - Episode 1

After stopping a heist by Rupert Thorne, Batman returns to the batcave to learn that all criminals in Arkham Asylum have mysteriously been released. Batman finds out that it's a crazed clown named Joker whom released them, and he plans to make a blimp full of laughing gas to explode over Gotham so every citizen turns into a lunatic. It's up to Batman to stop him.

Directors: Seung Eun-Kim
Ragdolls to Riches

#15 - Ragdolls to Riches 7.78

Season 2 - Episode 9

Ragdoll, a triple-jointed contortionist, crosses paths with Batman and Catwoman while continuously trying to steal priceless artifacts. Also, Selina Kyle befriends Bruce Wayne ... but what are her intentions?

Directors: Seung Eun-Kim
Joker Express

#16 - Joker Express 7.78

Season 5 - Episode 6

Gotham citizens are bursting into hysterical laughter and dumping stolen goods into the river, and Batman is soon on the trail of the Joker.

Directors: John Fang
The Big Chill

#17 - The Big Chill 7.78

Season 1 - Episode 5

Using his new ice powers, Mr. Freeze steals the most rarest and valuable diamonds all over Gotham. When him and Batman first cross paths, he tells the Bat he's the reason why he's a cryogenic monster. It's because of a much earlier chase between them, which led to a cryogenics lab. He will stop at nothing to make Gotham his own personal domain, unless the Batman can think of a way to stop this menace.

Directors: Brandon Vietti
Lost Heroes (2)

#18 - Lost Heroes (2) 7.77

Season 5 - Episode 13

The heroes fight their android counterparts to recover the Justice League's powers, while the Joining prepares for its final assault on Earth.

Directors: Vinton Heuck
A Mirror Darkly

#19 - A Mirror Darkly 7.76

Season 5 - Episode 5

Batman and Robin team up with the Flash to thwart Mirror Master's plans to trap everyone in their own mirror image.

Directors: Christopher Berkeley
The Laughing Cats

#20 - The Laughing Cats 7.76

Season 3 - Episode 7

When a rare Black Siberian Leopard is stolen, Batman and Batgirl suspect Catwoman and go to protect the second Black Siberian Leopard. But what happens when Joker beats them to the punch and brings the cats to Killgore Steed? It's a maze of doom with dangerous creatures. Can Catwoman, Batman, and Batgirl escape, or will they end up on Joker's wall?

Directors: Christopher Berkeley, Danielle Judovits, Rino Romano
The Man Who Would be Bat

#21 - The Man Who Would be Bat 7.75

Season 1 - Episode 4

A flock of bats lead Yin and Bennett to Wayne Industries, where Bruce has a scientist named Dr. Langstrom working on a project related to bats. In truth, Langstrom actually develops a serum that can turn him into the ""Man-Bat"", so people will fear him. Man-Bat goes out of control and flies out into the city, feeding on animal blood.

Directors: Seung Eun-Kim
Pets

#22 - Pets 7.74

Season 2 - Episode 6

Penguin discovers a sonic device that allows him to turn Man-Bat into his personal slave. Meanwhile, Alfred must deal with a raccoon which has found its way into the Bat-Cave and is wreaking havoc on the electric equipment.

Directors: Seung Eun-Kim
Lost Heroes (1)

#23 - Lost Heroes (1) 7.74

Season 5 - Episode 12

The super-powered members of the Justice League begin disappearing one by one. Only Batman and Green Arrow are left to investigate and discover that old enemies are involved.

Directors: John Fang
What Goes Up...

#24 - What Goes Up... 7.73

Season 5 - Episode 11

When Black Mask hires Hawkman's arch-nemesis the Shadow Thief to break him out of Arkham and assist in the theft of a meteorite, Batman must team up with fellow Justice League member Hawkman to defeat the villains.

Directors: Christopher Berkeley
Night and the City

#25 - Night and the City 7.72

Season 2 - Episode 13

Joker, Penguin, and Riddler battle over control of the city, until finally deciding to settle their differences by giving all of Gotham over to whoever is able to capture and discover the true identity of the Batman.

Directors: Brandon Vietti