The BEST Episodes of The New Batman Adventures
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 18, 2020
Network: The WB
Also known as Batman Gotham Knights, this series takes place two years after the last episode of Batman: The Animated Series. Batman has continued to fight crime in Gotham City, but there have been some changes. Dick Grayson has become Nightwing; Tim Drake has taken over the role of Robin; and Batgirl has become apart of Batman's team. But the Dark Knight's greatest villains continue to plague Gotham City, so not everything has changed. This series aired alongside Superman as part of The New Batman/Superman Adventures on the WB. First Telecast: September 13, 1997 Last Telecast: January 16, 1999 Episodes: 24 Color episodes (24 half-hour episodes, 2 Direct-to Video Movies)
#1 - Over the Edge
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired May 23, 1998
During a fight with the Scarecrow, Batgirl is ambushed on a rooftop and falls to her death. Having watched his daughter's demise, Jim Gordon blames Batman for her fate and vows revenge, even recruiting Bane in the process.
#2 - Mad Love
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 16, 1999
Harley reflects on her first meeting with the Joker as she plots to eliminate her main competition in his attentions - Batman.
#3 - Never Fear
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 1, 1997
The Scarecrow develops a new toxin that, rather than inducing fear, eliminates it, making average people incredibly reckless and dangerous.
#4 - Growing Pains
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 28, 1998
Robin fights to protect a young girl with amnesia who is being stalked by her "father", who turns out to be Clayface. Having created the girl from his own body to scout out the city, he now intends to reabsorb her.
#5 - Joker's Millions
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 21, 1998
Crime boss Edward "The King" Barlow dies and in his will leaves his arch-rival, the Joker, a large fortune. Joker immediately goes on a shopping spree, even searching for a replacement for Harley Quinn, but realizes too late that all the money is fake.
#6 - Old Wounds
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 3, 1998
Nightwing tells Robin the story of how he and Batman grew apart. The story reveals how Batgirl discovered Batman and Robin's true identities, and also explains some of the romantic flare between Barbara and Dick.
#7 - Legends of the Dark Knight
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 10, 1998
A group of Gotham City youths tell their stories about what they believe the Dark Knight to really be like. One story is reminiscent of the Dick Sprang era comics from the 1950s and/or the 1960s live-action Batman television series. Another is reminiscent of Frank Miller's 1986 graphic novel The Dark Knight Returns.
#8 - Girl's Night Out
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 17, 1998
Livewire escapes during a prison transfer and runs amok in Gotham, joining forces with Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn. With the Dark Knight away, Batgirl teams up with Supergirl to face the deadly trio.
#9 - Sins of the Father
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 20, 1997
Young orphan Tim Drake becomes Batman's new ward when he becomes involved in one of Two-Face's deadly plots.
#10 - Cold Comfort
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 11, 1997
After the events in "Sub-Zero" Mr. Freeze has been forced to be bound to a new robotic body. His wife Nora has been revived, but believing him dead, she has remarried and left Gotham. If Freeze can't have a life of happiness, nobody can, so he begins lashing out at the city by destroying what people care about so they can feel the same pain he feels.
#11 - Judgment Day
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 31, 1998
A new, mysterious vigilante known as the Judge appears and targets Gotham's rogue's gallery with ruthless fury.
#12 - Double Talk
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 22, 1997
Arnold Wesker is released from Arkham, completely free of his Scarface persona. But Scarface's old gang, needing their old boss back, begin working to drive Wesker back to his old ways.
#13 - Holiday Knights
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 13, 1997
Three holiday-themed vingettes. (1) Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn kidnap Bruce Wayne and use his credit cards for a shopping spree. (2) While shopping for a gift for her father, Barbara Gordon spots a group of shoplifters that turn out to be portions of Clayface. (3) Batman and Robin race to stop the Joker from killing the crowd at the Gotham City New Year Celebration.
#14 - Chemistry
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 24, 1998
Bruce Wayne, along with other wealthy denizens of Gotham, fall in love with their ideal mate, who all happen to have green eyes. Wayne decides to marry, and gives up being Batman forever. However, an old enemy's latest plot is being set into motion...
#15 - The Demon Within
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired May 9, 1998
Batman and Robin assist occultist Jason Blood when Klarion the Witch-boy takes control of Blood's alter-ego, Etrigan the Demon.
#16 - You Scratch My Back
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 15, 1997
In an effort to further distance himself from Batman, Nightwing tries to go it alone to stop a smuggling ring and gets unexpected help from the seductive Catwoman.
#17 - Torch Song
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 13, 1998
A lovelorn pyrotechnic engineer, Garfield Lynns, gets dumped by a big time singer named Cassidy. Lynns becomes the supervillain Firefly, bent on burning the woman who burned him.
#18 - Mean Seasons
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 25, 1998
Batman pursues an ex-model, who is now looking for revenge and calling herself "Calendar Girl".
#19 - Beware the Creeper
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 7, 1998
Exposure to a weird mixture of chemicals, including the Joker's laughing gas, changes straitlaced newsman Jack Ryder into the crazed Creeper. He looks to kill the Joker, and develops a much unwanted crush on Harley.
#20 - Cult of the Cat
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 19, 1998
Batman tries to help Catwoman, who is being chased by a cat cult due to a statue she stole.
#21 - The Ultimate Thrill
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 14, 1998
Former stuntwoman and adrenaline junkie Roxanne Sutton becomes the rocket-riding thief Roxy Rocket, to chase danger and excitement.
#22 - Animal Act
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 26, 1998
A series of thefts are being committed by circus animals in a town where Nightwing's old circus is performing. Is it an old friend that is training the animals to steal, or someone else?
#23 - Love is a Croc
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jul 11, 1998
Baby Doll becomes enamored of Killer Croc, and the pair forms a very unlikely yet very successful criminal duo. However, their partnership soon falls apart when Baby Doll learns that Croc is only using her to further his own criminal career.
#24 - Critters
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 18, 1998
A genetic engineer goes overboard in creating bigger livestock and loses all his money. A year later, an army of mutant farm animals terrorize Gotham City.