Mean Seasons

   Calendar Girl revenges herself on the executives who ruined her career.
  Original Airdate: April 25, 1998
  Episode # 4
  Rating: * * * 1/2



Credits Cast

Written by Hilary J. Bader
Directed by Hiroyuki Aoyama
Music by Shirley Walker
Animation by TMS

Kevin Conroy as Batman
Tara Charendoff as Batgirl
Efrem Zimbalist Jr. as Alfred
Robert Constanza as Bullock
Mel Winkler as Lucius Fox
Sela Ward as Calendar Girl
Barry Bostwick as Irving Kleinman

Miriam Flynn as Zaftig Lady
Robert David Hall as Reporter
Dennis Haysbert as Barkley James
Tippi Hedren as Donna Day
Bupmer Robinson as Teen Cop
Charlie Rocket as Frederick Fournier

An awesome satire on the cultural obsession with youth and beauty. (The merciless skewering of the "GWB" network is particularly good.) Calendar Girl's motives don't make a lot of sense, but her masked appearance—and the terrific twist at the end—gives her an edginess that more than compensates.

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What Others Are Saying ...
" An underestimated episode, probably the first in this new series that actually uses a villain who is truly insane. "World's Finest


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