History Awesome / BatmanTheAnimatedSeries

29th Dec '17 2:50:17 PM patrickab13
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* In "Off Balance", Batman has to get himself and Talia through a room full of booby traps while they're both affected by Vertigo's hallucinations. He pulls it off flawlessly...how? By KEEPING HIS EYES CLOSED and relying on his other senses.
6th Dec '17 7:47:43 PM acrobox
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* In the Batman light episode "Showdown", Jonah Hex manages to destroy Ra's al Ghul's airship, defeat his army of mercenaries, and defeat Arkady Duvall ([[spoiler:Ra's's son]]) in a sword fight, all by himself. And all of it to capture Duvall and bring him to justice for his assault on a woman back east, instead of being a railroad spy as they assume. What makes it even more awesome is that Hex is in his ''[[BadassGrandpa sixties]]'', and does all this with his bare fists, a knife, and whatever [[StuffBlowingUp explosives]] he finds, including the airship's ''own cannons''.

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* In the Batman light episode "Showdown", Jonah Hex manages to destroy Ra's al Ghul's airship, defeat his army of mercenaries, and defeat Arkady Duvall ([[spoiler:Ra's's son]]) in a sword fight, all by himself. And all of it to capture Duvall and bring him to justice for his assault on a woman back east, instead of being a railroad spy as they assume. What makes it even more awesome is that Hex is in his ''[[BadassGrandpa sixties]]'', ''sixties'', and does all this with his bare fists, a knife, and whatever [[StuffBlowingUp explosives]] he finds, including the airship's ''own cannons''.
23rd Oct '17 1:55:40 PM TheUnknownUploader
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-->''(pan to Harley hanging upside-down, tied up in a gag and straight-jacket)''

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-->''(pan -->''(cut to Harley hanging upside-down, from the ceiling, gagged and tied up in a gag and straight-jacket)''
23rd Oct '17 1:53:40 PM TheUnknownUploader
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-->'''[[TheDreaded Joker]]''': [[OhCrap Okay. Start panicking.]]

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-->'''[[TheDreaded Joker]]''': -->'''Joker''': [[OhCrap Okay. Start panicking.]]
23rd Oct '17 1:52:12 PM TheUnknownUploader
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** Batman gets one for this MookHorrorShow:
-->'''Two-Face''': Nobody panic!
-->''(pan to Harley hanging upside-down, tied up in a gag and straight-jacket)''
-->'''[[TheDreaded Joker]]''': [[OhCrap Okay. Start panicking.]]
10th Oct '17 12:10:24 PM H8FearADRLuv
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** That last one could be chalked up to Lock-Up going insane from the delusion that his imprisonment is the ultimate promotion to watch over his victims. But it's nice to see he's generally not just some MilesGloriosus who cowers when the odds aren't in his favor.
4th Oct '17 2:22:39 PM H8FearADRLuv
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** That [[CatharsisFactor cathartic moment]] when Batman has Fox at his mercy. After seeing the Terrible Trio look down upon "the little people" they rob and manipulate, the Dark Knight (a supposedly "poor man") has Warren reduced to a DirtyCoward trying to negotiate his way out of prison. Just goes to show, money can't buy you courage.
29th Sep '17 9:06:25 AM AlexHoskins
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* In "Beware the Creeper", the title character {{Offhand Backhand}}s ''Batman''. '''BATMAN'''.
** The grunt of pain Batsy makes when he's sent flying just makes it even better and funnier.
** Getting the Joker to become a sniveling mess at the end, turning to ''Batman'' for help!

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* In "Beware the Creeper", the title character gets ''two'' moments of awesome in one go:
** For starters, he
{{Offhand Backhand}}s ''Batman''. '''BATMAN'''.
** *** The grunt of pain Batsy makes when he's sent flying just makes it even better and funnier.
** Getting Reducing the Joker to become a sniveling mess at the end, turning to ''Batman'' for help!
28th Sep '17 1:18:21 PM H8FearADRLuv
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* In "Feat of Clay Part 2", Batman chases down Germs (a member of Roland Daggit's criminal ring) into an area in the hospital that collects bacteria cultures. Need we mention that, true to his namesake, the guy is TerrifiedOfGerms? Batman interrogates him by putting a jar precariously on a shelf over Germ's head, a jar he reads contains "Crimson Fever". Every time Germs withholds any information, Batman hits the wall, causing the jar to shake closer and closer to the edge. Just when he's about to get Germs to spill the last information he needs, a police officer [[note]] It's really Clayface in disguise [[/note]] arrives and says he'll take it from here. Out of passive aggression, Batman hits the wall once more, sending the jar falling towards Germs. ...Only to catch it at the last instant, the label revealing it's only "Seawater Samples". Yep, Batman just bluffed[[note]] He never really ''said'' the jar ''contained'' Crimson Fever, he just mentioned it then described how deadly it was[[/note]] a guy into confessing. Bonus points if you imagine he even fooled the ''audience''.
13th Jul '17 3:12:16 AM NightShade96
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!!The series



* Kevin Conroy, the voice of Batman, managed a Moment of Awesome in real life as well. After the 9/11 attacks, Conroy was volunteering at a soup kitchen, feeding rescue workers, victims, and such. (Which is pretty awesome in and of itself.) Eventually, someone recognized his voice, and word quickly spread. Then Conroy stood up in a chair and recited "I am Vengeance! I am the Night! '''I AM BATMAN!!'''" He got a standing ovation.



* The show's effect on Mr. Freeze, permanently turning him from an utterly generic and forgettable character into a very sympathetic AntiVillain whose popularity even rivals the Joker.



* In ''Chemistry'', Poison Ivy gloats to a group of rich people that she created their so-called perfect husbands and wives in order to kill them off and gain their fortunes, [[spoiler: including Bruce's new wife, Susan.]] When Ivy realizes [[spoiler: Susan Wayne]] is missing, she has her other creations look for her. At which point, one of the rich people who fell for Ivy's plant men asks "are we just gonna stand here while she does this to us?" and they decide to try and stop Ivy.
* In ''Be A Clown'' the mayor's son Jordan ran away with the clown Jecko, who just tricked Batman into a water trap. Jordan ''grabs an axe'' and tries to free him. Jecko stops the kid and then reveals himself to be ComicBook/TheJoker. This is the point where most kids piss their pants and cry for mommy. ''Nope.'' Jordan sprays him in the face with seltzer and starts running, giving Batman the time to break free and the Joker quite a chase through a creepy abandoned amusement park. For a kid implied to be a preteen, that is freaking badass.

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* In ''Chemistry'', "Chemistry", Poison Ivy gloats to a group of rich people that she created their so-called perfect husbands and wives in order to kill them off and gain their fortunes, [[spoiler: including Bruce's new wife, Susan.]] When Ivy realizes [[spoiler: Susan Wayne]] is missing, she has her other creations look for her. At which point, one of the rich people who fell for Ivy's plant men asks "are "Are we just gonna stand here while she does this to us?" and they decide to try and stop Ivy.
* In ''Be "Be A Clown'' Clown" the mayor's son Jordan ran away with the clown Jecko, who just tricked Batman into a water trap. Jordan ''grabs an axe'' and tries to free him. Jecko stops the kid and then reveals himself to be ComicBook/TheJoker. This is the point where most kids piss their pants and cry for mommy. ''Nope.'' Jordan sprays him in the face with seltzer and starts running, giving Batman the time to break free and the Joker quite a chase through a creepy abandoned amusement park. For a kid implied to be a preteen, that is freaking badass.



* [[Creator/DiscoveryFamily The Hub]] gets one, for putting together [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btMtwz4P0fc this trailer]] for a [=B:TAS=] marathon coinciding with the release of ''Film/TheDarkKnightRises'', complete with familiar voices performing the lines [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8evyE9TuYk from the original trailer]]. Yes, that is ''Creator/KevinConroy'' reciting lines from the film!

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* [[Creator/DiscoveryFamily The Hub]] Penguin gets one, for one in "Birds of a Feather" in how far he goes to being reformed. During this episode he shows just how dedicated he is to turning over a new leaf, to the point where even ''Batman'' is impressed at how much effort he's putting together [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btMtwz4P0fc this trailer]] in. If it weren't for a [=B:TAS=] marathon coinciding with Veronica's cruel prank, The Penguin probably would've been truly successful in his efforts.
* The opening to ''Heart of Ice'', by extension being
the release of ''Film/TheDarkKnightRises'', complete with familiar voices performing introduction to the lines [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8evyE9TuYk reimagined Mister Freeze that would soon become a ''Batman'' series [[CanonImmigrant mainstay]]:
--> '''Mister Freeze''': This is how I'll always remember you. Surrounded by winter, forever young, forever beautiful. Rest well, my love- the monster who took you
from the original trailer]]. Yes, me will soon learn that revenge is ''Creator/KevinConroy'' reciting lines from a dish...best served ''cold.''

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* Kevin Conroy,
the film!voice of Batman, managed a Moment of Awesome in real life as well. After the 9/11 attacks, Conroy was volunteering at a soup kitchen, feeding rescue workers, victims, and such. (Which is pretty awesome in and of itself.) Eventually, someone recognized his voice, and word quickly spread. Then Conroy stood up in a chair and recited "I am Vengeance! I am the Night! '''I AM BATMAN!!'''" He got a standing ovation.



* You know your awesome when Creator/PeterCullen Mr. Optimus Prime himself tips his hat to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUYWltB1y00 you.]]
* The Penguin gets one in "Birds of a feather" in how far he goes to being reformed. During this episode he shows just how dedicated he is to turning over a new leaf, to the point where even ''Batman'' is impressed at how much effort he's putting in. If it weren't for Veronica's cruel prank, The Penguin probably would've been truly successful in his efforts.
* The opening to ''Heart of Ice'', by extension being the introduction to the reimagined Mister Freeze that would soon become a ''Batman'' series mainstay-
--> '''Mister Freeze''': This is how I'll always remember you. Surrounded by winter, forever young, forever beautiful. Rest well, my love- the monster who took you from me will soon learn that revenge is a dish...best served ''cold.''

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* You know your you're awesome when Creator/PeterCullen Creator/PeterCullen, Mr. Optimus Prime himself himself, tips his hat to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUYWltB1y00 you.]]
* [[Creator/DiscoveryFamily The Hub]] gets one, for putting together [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btMtwz4P0fc this trailer]] for a [=B:TAS=] marathon coinciding with the release of ''Film/TheDarkKnightRises'', complete with familiar voices performing the lines [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8evyE9TuYk from the original trailer]]. Yes, that is ''Creator/KevinConroy'' reciting lines from the film!
* The Penguin gets one in "Birds of a feather" in how far he goes to being reformed. During this episode he shows just how dedicated he is to show's effect on Mr. Freeze, permanently turning over him from an utterly generic and forgettable character into a new leaf, to the point where very sympathetic AntiVillain whose popularity even ''Batman'' is impressed at how much effort he's putting in. If it weren't for Veronica's cruel prank, The Penguin probably would've been truly successful in his efforts.
* The opening to ''Heart of Ice'', by extension being
rivals the introduction to the reimagined Mister Freeze that would soon become a ''Batman'' series mainstay-
--> '''Mister Freeze''': This is how I'll always remember you. Surrounded by winter, forever young, forever beautiful. Rest well, my love- the monster who took you from me will soon learn that revenge is a dish...best served ''cold.''
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