History YMMV / BewareTheBatman

17th May '16 3:07:26 PM Anddrix
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** The show not using classic foes like Penguin, Two-Face, or even ''SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker'' in this series, in favor of altered versions of lesser-known villains. Some feel happier with this on the other hand, arguing that it gives a chance for his lesser-known rogues to shine.

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** The show not using classic foes like Penguin, Two-Face, or even ''SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker'' ''ComicBook/TheJoker'' in this series, in favor of altered versions of lesser-known villains. Some feel happier with this on the other hand, arguing that it gives a chance for his lesser-known rogues to shine.



* ReplacementScrappy: Quite a few people didn't seem to care much for Anarky in his first appearance, feeling that he's got a weak gimmick (the Anti-Batman aspect) and that he's not terribly distinguishable from [[SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker Batman's usual nemesis]], which isn't helped by [[CompositeCharacter the use of said nemesis's traits]]. However...

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* ReplacementScrappy: Quite a few people didn't seem to care much for Anarky in his first appearance, feeling that he's got a weak gimmick (the Anti-Batman aspect) and that he's not terribly distinguishable from [[SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker [[ComicBook/TheJoker Batman's usual nemesis]], which isn't helped by [[CompositeCharacter the use of said nemesis's traits]]. However...
17th May '16 2:58:53 PM Crossover-Enthusiast
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* BaseBreaker: The show's version of Alfred definitely suffers from LoveItOrHateIt. Some people like the different interpretation of his character, while others think that he's too different to even be considered Alfred. Others just think he looks weird.



%%** Those who are mad ''WesternAnimation/GreenLanternTheAnimatedSeries'' and ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'' are being replaced by this and ''Westernanimation/TeenTitansGo''
** The show not using classic foes like Penguin, Two-Face, or even SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker in this series, in favor of altered versions of lesser-known villains. Some feel happier with this on the other hand, arguing that it gives a chance for his lesser-known rogues to shine.
** The show's version of Alfred definitely suffers from LoveItOrHateIt. Some people like the different interpretation of his character, while others think that he's too different to even be considered Alfred. Others just think he looks weird.

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%%** Those who are mad ''WesternAnimation/GreenLanternTheAnimatedSeries'' and ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'' are being replaced by this and ''Westernanimation/TeenTitansGo''
** The show not using classic foes like Penguin, Two-Face, or even SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker ''SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker'' in this series, in favor of altered versions of lesser-known villains. Some feel happier with this on the other hand, arguing that it gives a chance for his lesser-known rogues to shine.
** The show's version of Alfred definitely suffers from LoveItOrHateIt. Some people like the different interpretation of his character, while others think that he's too different to even be considered Alfred. Others just think he looks weird.
shine.
6th Feb '16 11:57:00 AM DrPsyche
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* TheScrappy: Harvey Dent, due to his characterization lacking any sympathetic traits, the overall differences between previous incarnations to the point [[InNameOnly he is near-unrecognizable]], and the fact that he is almost entirely designed to be a Strawman character whose arguments against Batman's are meant to be wrong.

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Harvey Dent, due to his characterization lacking any sympathetic traits, the overall differences between previous incarnations to the point [[InNameOnly he is near-unrecognizable]], and the fact that he is almost entirely designed to be a Strawman character whose arguments against Batman's are meant to be wrong.
7th Oct '15 6:18:15 PM Berrenta
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** Lady Shiva. She's a stone-cold {{Badass}} who instills fear into an entire roomful of [[InstantAwesomeJustAddNinja ninjas]] that don't even flinch when ordered to fight ''Batman'' or his equally tough protege. She shows no remorse over ruthlessly overthrowing Silver Monkey and [[spoiler:sucking out Dr. Ravencroft's soul]]. She even manages to give a solid ass-kicking to both Batman ''and'' Katana, highly skilled fighters who outnumbered her two-to-one. The clincher? She sports a tight, midriff-bearing, [[{{Gainaxing}} Gainax-approved]] outfit while doing all of this.

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** Lady Shiva. She's a stone-cold {{Badass}} who instills fear into an entire roomful of [[InstantAwesomeJustAddNinja [[GratuitousNinja ninjas]] that don't even flinch when ordered to fight ''Batman'' or his equally tough protege. She shows no remorse over ruthlessly overthrowing Silver Monkey and [[spoiler:sucking out Dr. Ravencroft's soul]]. She even manages to give a solid ass-kicking to both Batman ''and'' Katana, highly skilled fighters who outnumbered her two-to-one. The clincher? She sports a tight, midriff-bearing, [[{{Gainaxing}} Gainax-approved]] outfit while doing all of this.
13th Sep '15 7:21:29 PM Pichu-kun
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** The inclusion of Katana is interesting. When the cartoon came out most people, especially those who don't read DC comics, had no clue who she was and that alienated many. As DC began pushing her in adaptations post-cancelation some fans wonder if the show came out a bit too early.
5th Sep '15 3:24:41 PM Rebu
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** This show's version of Katana is a quiet, snarky Asian woman with martial arts skills, a background in intelligence, and a dark past, who usually wears leather. A few months after this show's premiere, ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'' gives us Melinda May, who hits every single one of those character traits.
3rd Sep '15 1:21:16 AM captainmarkle
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* AuthorsSavingThrow: Harvey Dent's inclusion and [[spoiler: his transformation into Two-Face]] can be seen as this to those who denounced the show for omitting the famous Batman villains and focusing solely on his more obscure foes.

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* AuthorsSavingThrow: Harvey Dent's inclusion and [[spoiler: his transformation into Two-Face]] can be seen as this to those who denounced the show for omitting the famous Batman villains and focusing solely on his more obscure foes. Before that, the appearance of [[spoiler:Ra's al-Ghul]] also qualifies.



** There are those who refuse the show outright simply because it's CGI.
** Alfred using guns[[note]]which, along with the other guns in the show, were replaced with pulse rifles following the Aurora rampage[[/note]] to fight crime alongside Batman and Katana using her, well, katana--making it appear as if Batman is using lethal force--has turned a few fans off.
** The inclusion of Katana rather than ''any'' of the Robins or Batgirls has also soured many fans, given several of them have yet to appear in any adaptation.
** The fact that it's ''yet another'' Batman series as opposed to a lesser used hero like Franchise/TheFlash or Franchise/WonderWoman hasn't won it many fans.
** Those who are mad ''WesternAnimation/GreenLanternTheAnimatedSeries'' and ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'' are being replaced by this and ''Westernanimation/TeenTitansGo''
** The show not using classic foes like Penguin, Two-Face, or even SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker in this series, in favor of altered versions of lesser-known villains.

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** There are those who refuse the show outright simply because it's CGI. \n Others do not care.
** Alfred using guns[[note]]which, along with the other guns in the show, were replaced with pulse rifles following the Aurora rampage[[/note]] to fight crime alongside Batman and Katana using her, well, katana--making it appear as if Batman is using lethal force--has turned a few fans off.
off. As time went on backlash died down, and some argued that it was more reasonable due to Alfred's advanced age.
** The inclusion of Katana rather than ''any'' of the Robins or Batgirls has also soured many fans, given several of them have yet to appear in any adaptation.
adaptation. Others are happier to see a newer character and better representation of minority characters.
** The fact that it's ''yet another'' Batman series as opposed to a lesser used hero like Franchise/TheFlash or Franchise/WonderWoman hasn't won it many fans.
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fans. Others simply tune in for Batman.
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Those who are mad ''WesternAnimation/GreenLanternTheAnimatedSeries'' and ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'' are being replaced by this and ''Westernanimation/TeenTitansGo''
** The show not using classic foes like Penguin, Two-Face, or even SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker in this series, in favor of altered versions of lesser-known villains. Some feel happier with this on the other hand, arguing that it gives a chance for his lesser-known rogues to shine.



* ContinuityLockout: The series seems to be growing into this, as episodes next week almost always continue off of the previous one, context is of course not always properly explained on PreviouslyOn segments, as well as the generally more plotted nature of the series.

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* ContinuityLockout: The series seems to be growing eventually grew into this, as episodes next week almost always continue off of the previous one, context one. Context is of course not always properly explained on PreviouslyOn segments, as well as the generally more plotted nature of the series.



** Anarky. His voice combined with his {{Leitmotif}}.

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** Anarky. His voice combined with his {{Leitmotif}}.{{Leitmotif}} definitely help.



** In ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' when Robin unwillingly becomes Slade's apprentice, he refutes Slade's father son comparison by saying he already has a father, an allusion to Batman. Here in this show, Slade a.k.a. Deathstroke's main motivation is that he is jealous of Batman for [[spoiler: being the favored apprentice/surrogate son of Alfred.]]

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** In ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' when Robin unwillingly becomes Slade's apprentice, he refutes Slade's father son comparison by saying he already has a father, an allusion to Batman. Here in this show, Slade a.k.a. Deathstroke's main motivation is that he is jealous of Batman for [[spoiler: being [[spoiler:being the favored apprentice/surrogate son of Alfred.]]



* {{Misblamed}}: Like ''Teen Titans Go!'', this is blamed for GLTAS cancellation when in reality it was cancelled for a lack of toys.

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* {{Misblamed}}: Like ''Teen Titans Go!'', this is blamed for GLTAS ''GLTAS'' cancellation when in reality it was cancelled for a lack of toys.
18th Aug '15 9:52:20 PM oknazevad
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** Beware airing on {{Creator/Toonami}} caused a whole new Broken Base, with one camp just happy the show was airing, especially after the show was taken off the air by Cartoon Network, and another seeing the show as completely out of place next to shows like ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'', ''Anime/BlackLagoon'' and ''Anime/HellsingUltimate'', all of which skew much older and feature more violence than ''Beware the Batman''. The schedule going from Beware the Batman (which, despite airing with a TV-PG for violence rating, was firmly made for kids and even edited to be more kid-friendly and [[TooSoon out of respect for the victims of the Aurora, Colorado theater shooting]]) to shows like ''Black Lagoon'' and ''Hellsing Ultimate'' (both of which are rated TV-MA for graphic, bloody violence and, aside from some bleeping of the word "fuck" and all its variations, was uncut) was jarring to say the least.
*** How bad was the anti-Beware sentiment on Toonami? During numerous Q&A's, Jason [=DeMarco=] noted that Beware the Batman was the show that they always received the most complaints about.

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** Beware ''Beware'' airing on {{Creator/Toonami}} caused a whole new Broken Base, with one camp just happy the show was airing, especially after the show was taken off the air by Cartoon Network, and another seeing the show as completely out of place next to shows like ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'', ''Anime/BlackLagoon'' and ''Anime/HellsingUltimate'', all of which skew much older and feature more violence than ''Beware the Batman''. The schedule going from Beware ''Beware the Batman Batman'' (which, despite airing with a TV-PG for violence rating, was firmly made for kids and even edited to be more kid-friendly and [[TooSoon out of respect for the victims of the Aurora, Colorado theater shooting]]) to shows like ''Black Lagoon'' and ''Hellsing Ultimate'' (both of which are rated TV-MA for graphic, bloody violence and, aside from some bleeping of the word "fuck" and all its variations, was uncut) was jarring to say the least.
*** How bad was the anti-Beware anti-''Beware'' sentiment on Toonami? During numerous Q&A's, Jason [=DeMarco=] noted that Beware ''Beware the Batman Batman'' was the show that they always received the most complaints about.
29th Jul '15 10:40:33 PM Anicomicgeek
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* {{Narm}}: Bruce and Tatsu are enjoying time at a diner owned by Wayne Enterprises in "Instinct", but it's mostly to hone Tatsu's skills. When Bruce asks what she sees, and she can't see anything but everyone having a good time but them, and asks what he sees, he says "I see ''crime''.". Punctuated by him explaining the crimes going on, and when he gets to the last one, he says what the crime is ''before'' it happens (a pickpocketer stealing someone's wallet), making the scene almost come off as a ''parody'' of Batman.

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* {{Narm}}: Bruce and Tatsu are enjoying time at a diner owned by Wayne Enterprises in "Instinct", but it's mostly to hone Tatsu's skills. When Bruce asks what she sees, and she can't see anything but everyone having a good time but them, and asks what he sees, he says "I see ''crime''.". " Punctuated by him explaining the crimes going on, and when he gets to the last one, he says what the crime is ''before'' it happens (a pickpocketer stealing someone's wallet), making the scene almost come off as a ''parody'' of Batman.



-->You are never completely safe.
* ReplacementScrappy: Quite a few people didn''t seem to care much for Anarky in his first appearance, feeling that he's got a weak gimmick (the Anti-Batman aspect) and that he's not terribly distinguishable from [[SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker Batman's usual nemesis]], which isn't helped by [[CompositeCharacter the use of said nemesis's traits]]. However...

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-->You -->"You are never completely safe.
safe."
* ReplacementScrappy: Quite a few people didn''t didn't seem to care much for Anarky in his first appearance, feeling that he's got a weak gimmick (the Anti-Batman aspect) and that he's not terribly distinguishable from [[SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker Batman's usual nemesis]], which isn't helped by [[CompositeCharacter the use of said nemesis's traits]]. However...
15th Jul '15 5:09:05 PM GoneRampant
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* VindicatedByHistory: While the show was mocked and seen as generally being of low quality when it first aired, post-cancellation has seen it become more respected as a show, especially once they started doing more well known Batman villains.
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