The Dark Knight and The Man of Steel team-up for the first time in this classic three-part Superman: The Animated Series episode! Superman: The Animated Series Episode #39 - 41 "World's Finest, Parts 1 - 3" Original Airdate - October 4th, 1997. When the Joker steals a statue made of solid Kryptonite and teams up with Lex Luthor it will take the combined power of Batman and Superman to stop them. Comments? Note: This three-part episode is also known as "The Batman/Superman Movie."