I've Got Batman in My Basement

   A juvenile detective protects an incapacitated Batman from the Penguin.
  Original Airdate: September 30, 1992
  Episode # 12
  Rating: * 1/2




Credits Cast

Written by Sam Graham
      & Chris Hubbell
Directed by Frank Paur
Music by Shirley Walker
Animation by Dong Yang

Kevin Conroy as Bruce Wayne
Paul Williams as The Penguin
Matthew Brooks as Sherman
Adam Carl as Nick

Lindsay Crouse as Mrs. Grant
Richard Gilliland as Frank
Denise Marco as Roberta
Rob Paulsen as Jay

A cute episode, and I don't mean that as a compliment. Maybe the network thinks the show's demographics require the occasional nod to prepubescent fantasy; the rest of us can only hang on grimly until it's over.

Production Notes
Bruce Timm: "The script came in and it was terrible. Normally, I tell the director to do what he can to make it interesting, and nobody could figure out a way to make it interesting. The storyboard artists didn't care, and it shows."

Related Episodes
   * Be a Clown
   * Beware the Gray Ghost
   * Sideshow
   * Legends of the Dark Knight
   * Unmasked

What Others Are Saying ...
" ... won't appeal as much to those who prefer dark gritty adult Batman stories but little kids will likely enjoy it very much. "Jason Warren, Scifilm.org


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