Discuss this acclaimed Batman: The Animated Series animated feature - Batman & Mr. Freeze: Sub-Zero! Batman & Mr. Freeze: Sub-Zero Original Airdate - March 17th, 1998 - Video Release. Written by Randy Rogel & Boyd Kirkland - Directed by Boyd Kirkland Mr. Freeze returns to Gotham City to kidnap Barbara Gordon. Batman and Robin discover that Barbara's disappearance is all part of Mr. Freeze's plot to help his dying wife. He will do what ever it takes, even if it means the death of Barbara. Comments?