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How 'Batman: The Animated Series' Forever Altered The Caped Crusader

In his latest video-essay, YouTuber Kristian Williams analyzes and breaks down the importance of Batman: The Animated Series. Originally airing in 1992, the series amalgamated all previous incarnations of the caped crusader and completely reshaped the universe in a way that has affected every Batman medium since. Besides taking on alternative approaches to personas like Bruce Wayne, the show was also responsible for telling the origin stories of many villains, including Harley Quinn. Examining everything from the beautifully designed episode title frames to the iconic voice acting of Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill, the series is widely considered a masterpiece, racking up multiple Daytime Emmys throughout its production. Check out the video above and let us know how impactful the series was on your childhood.