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Batman: The Animated Series: On Leather Wings

When a horrifying bat creature terrorizes Gotham City, the authorities conclude it must be Batman and put out an all-points bulletin on the Dark Knight. Meanwhile, Batman's investigation leads him to the laboratory of Kirk Langstrom, a prominent zoologist, who has been experimenting with a formula that turns him into the ManBat creature. Not only does Batman have to capture Man-Bat in order to save Langstrom, but also to set the police straight and clear his name.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x2
Production Number: 501
Airdate: Sunday September 06th, 1992

Director: Kevin Altieri
Writer: Mitch Brian


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Starring Roles
Clive RevillClive Revill
voiced Alfred Pennyworth
Recurring
Richard MollRichard Moll
voiced Harvey Dent
Recurring

Guest Stars
Marc SingerMarc Singer
voiced Dr. Kirk Langstrom / Man-Bat
Recurring
Meredith MacRaeMeredith MacRae
voiced Francine
Recurring
Pat MusickPat Musick
voiced Female Lab Technician
Recurring
Rene AuberjonoisRene Auberjonois
voiced Dr. March
Recurring
Main Cast
Kevin ConroyKevin Conroy
voiced Bruce Wayne / Batman
Bob HastingsBob Hastings
voiced Commissioner Jim Gordon
Robert CostanzoRobert Costanzo
voiced Detective Harvey Bullock
Lloyd BochnerLloyd Bochner
voiced Mayor Hamilton Hill
Episode Notes
This episode aired on a Sunday night in primetime.

Harvey Dent can be seen sitting in the dark flipping his two-headed coin. This is very ominous detail, since he will become a major villain in "Two-Face" with that particular feature.

The voice of Alfred is different and voiced by a different actor in this episode.



Episode Quotes
Batman: (reading headline) "Gotham police declare war on Batman."
Alfred: I gather you've been reading how to make friends and influence people.
Batman: Somebody's setting me up.
Alfred: My heavens! You mean it wasn't you tossing guards out of windows last night?
Batman: I only toss butlers, Alfred.

Dr. March: (to Bruce) You donate a few million and you think you own the place...

(Hears the screaming bats from Bruce's tape)
Alfred: I didn't realize you'd taken up listening to Rock 'n' Roll, sir.

Alfred: I'll cancel Master Bruce's rendezvous with. . . Bambi, was it, sir?
Batman: Yes, Alfred. Do that.

(To Harvey)
Commissioner: He can't be in two places at one time, you got the wrong suspect!



Cultural References
Bruce: (to Dr. March) Hey, what's up, Doc?

This alludes to the famous catchphrase of Bugs Bunny, the cartoon rabbit from the Looney Tunes series that - just like this show - belongs to the Warner Bros.



Warning: Batman: The Animated Series season 1 episode 2 guide may contain spoilers
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