History YMMV / TheBatman

15th Apr '17 9:10:02 AM nombretomado
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** This is especially notable when you realize how obviously the writers went out of their way to stand on their own, away from the influences of BatmanTheAnimatedSeries. By not doing Mr. Freeze's famous origin, making the Penguin his rude disgusting persona instead of his gentleman persona, Joker's design, and Harley Quinn having a completely new origin [[note]] but of course still written by Creator/PaulDini [[/note]]

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** This is especially notable when you realize how obviously the writers went out of their way to stand on their own, away from the influences of BatmanTheAnimatedSeries.''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries''. By not doing Mr. Freeze's famous origin, making the Penguin his rude disgusting persona instead of his gentleman persona, Joker's design, and Harley Quinn having a completely new origin [[note]] but of course still written by Creator/PaulDini [[/note]]
2nd Mar '17 12:48:02 PM Jackie-Chaos-Bunny
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** In quite a few interviews, Creator/KevinMichaelRichardson admitted that he felt this way when he was told by his agent that he was going to audition for Joker, even to the point of basically asking, "Isn't Joker Creator/MarkHamill's territory?" And considering that Joker became easily the biggest BaseBreakingCharacter in the whole series, he was kinda right.
26th Feb '17 12:36:34 PM toonyloon
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* HarsherInHindsight: After Dr. Daka demonstrates his [[RayGun radium gun]], he enthuses about its potential:
-->[[UsefulNotes/AtomicBombingsOfHiroshimaAndNagasaki "We can build a lethal mechanism so destructive that it will make retaliation by the United States impossible!"]]
3rd Feb '17 11:29:54 AM overman2099
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** The Penguin. Some fans found him to be an interesting take on the character for his fighting skills, his two henchgirls, having a family feud with the Waynes, and being a bit of a throwback to the BatmanReturns incarnation where Penguin is portrayed as more of a greedy slob and less of an aristocrat. Others, however, believed him to be one of the most annoying and overused characters in the series and found it really absurd that a short fat guy like Penguin could leap twenty feet in the air and fight Batman(and sometimes even get the better of him) like a Shaolin kung fu master.

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** The Penguin. Some fans found him to be an interesting take on the character for his fighting skills, his two henchgirls, having a family feud with the Waynes, Pennyworths, and being a bit of a throwback to the BatmanReturns incarnation where Penguin is portrayed as more of a greedy slob and less of an aristocrat. Others, however, believed him to be one of the most annoying and overused characters in the series and found it really absurd that a short fat guy like Penguin could leap twenty feet in the air and fight Batman(and sometimes even get the better of him) like a Shaolin kung fu master.
3rd Feb '17 11:25:26 AM overman2099
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** The Penguin. Some fans found him to be an interesting take on the character for his fighting skills, his two henchgirls, having a family feud with the Waynes, and being a bit of a throwback to the BatmanReturns incarnation where Penguin is portrayed as more of a greedy slob and less of an aristocrat. Others, however, believed him to be one of the most annoying and overused characters in the series and found it really absurd that a short fat guy like Penguin could leap twenty feet in the air and fight Batman(and sometimes even get the better of him) like a Shaolin kung fu master.
23rd Jan '17 4:30:41 PM MiracleChange
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** Killer Croc gained something of a following among the FurryFandom.
2nd Oct '16 9:11:47 AM JamesAustin
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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: According to the writers, Hush was supposed to make his official animated appearance in the show and act as the BiggerBad in the series. Unfortunately, there wasn't any demand for him and he never came.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: According to the writers, Hush was supposed to make his official animated appearance in the show and act as the BiggerBad GreaterScopeVillain in the series. Unfortunately, there wasn't any demand for him and he never came.
13th Sep '16 10:29:39 PM CommanderAce
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** After the mixed reception of the Joker in Season 1, his feral persona, outfit, and combat skills were toned down to be truer to his traditional depiction.
** Season 3 onwards has a much more traditional Batman feel to it, with the removal of Ellen Yin and Chief Rojas, plus the introduction of Batgirl.

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** After the mixed reception of the Joker in Season 1, his debut, his feral persona, outfit, and combat skills were toned down later in Season One to be truer to his traditional depiction.
** Season 3 onwards onward has a much more traditional Batman feel to it, with the removal of Ellen Yin and Chief Rojas, plus the introduction of Batgirl.Batgirl and Commissioner Gordon becoming a regular.



** A villain that stands out is Bane. In his first appearance, he was TheJuggernaut, defeated Batman in a CurbStompBattle and was only defeated via Batman using a robot suit. After this, he was mostly reduced to just having his Venom shorted out in seconds or busting open bank vaults for C-list villains.

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** A villain that stands out is Bane. In his first appearance, he was TheJuggernaut, defeated Batman in a CurbStompBattle and was only defeated via Batman using a robot suit. After this, he was mostly reduced to just having his Venom shorted out in seconds or busting open bank vaults for like C-list villains.



** The Joker. His unconventional design is one of the biggest things detractors use against this show, with his more brutish build, bare feet, dreadlock hair, red eyes and also monkey-like mannerisms. His first costume was also unlike any previous look, though [[AuthorsSavingThrow in later seasons he got the purple suit back and his feral behavior being toned down]]. However, there are those who thought this drastically different Joker was an interesting interpretation, which has given him the FanNickname "Dreadlock Joker".

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** The Joker. His unconventional design is one of the biggest things detractors use against this show, with his more brutish build, bare feet, dreadlock hair, red eyes and also monkey-like mannerisms. His first costume was also unlike any previous look, though [[AuthorsSavingThrow in later seasons he got the purple suit back and his feral behavior being toned down]].down after his debut]]. However, there are those who thought this drastically different Joker was an interesting interpretation, which has given him the FanNickname "Dreadlock Joker".


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** [[CanonForeigner D.A.V.E]] is fairly well-liked for his MagnificentBastard scheme and a cool design despite being a one-off villain killed at the end of his debut. Deducing Batman's identity and origin probably helps, along with his VillainousBreakdown deconstructing the GenericDoomsdayVillain and contributing to Hugo Strange's popularity.
9th Aug '16 9:09:43 PM Riley1sCool
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* EnsembleDarkhorse: Cash Tankinson.

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** [[LargeHam CASH TANKINSON]], mainly for being [[TheComicallySerious really]] [[FunnyMoments hilarious]].
1st Aug '16 11:31:06 PM Anddrix
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