In reality, Langstrom, obsessed with the Batman, is actually developing a serum to make himself into a giant beast called "Man-Bat" that needs to feed on animal blood.With Man-Bat out of control, Batman must stop him before he changes from animals to humans for sustenance.When Bruce fails to sway the city council to not go with Goth Corp, owing to their dubious background, he soon discovers they may be connected to the break-ins and soon lays a trap to catch Firefly.8 8 "Q&A" Brandon Vietti Steven Melching November 20, 2004 (2004-11-20) When two people are abducted in separate public events on the same day, shortly after each were publicly humiliated, Batman learns that the connection between the victims is a former children's quiz show called "Think Thank Thunk", and that the culprit is Arthur Brown, a child prodigy and former contestant, who seeks revenge against those who humiliated him on the show and now calls himself the Cluemaster.Batman discovers that the pair are planning something big as he pursues both, and soon he finds himself attempting to stop them from stealing the gold reserves at Gotham Bank.Meanwhile, Alfred decides to help get Bruce a date in his secret life through online dating.Batman quickly discovers that he is no ordinary criminal, as he can become powerfully strong through the use of a special venom pumped into his body by a unique infusion system, allowing him to defeat the caped crusader.
Series overview Season Episodes Originally aired First aired Last aired 13 September 11, 2004 May 7, 2005 13 May 14, 2005 September 10, 2005 13 September 17, 2005 May 13, 2006 13 September 23, 2006 May 5, 2007 13 September 22, 2007 March 8, 2008 Episodes Season 1: 2004–05 Season one aired between September 2004 and May 2005. in season Title Villain(s) Directed by Written by Original air date 1 1 "The Bat in the Belfry" & September 11, 2004 (2004-09-11) Chief of Police, Angel Rojas, assigns Detective Ethan Bennett with a new partner, Ellen Yin, and tasks the pair to capture Batman, after he publicly acknowledges his existence.
11 11 "Bird of Prey" Penguin and Kabuki Twins Brandon Vietti Steven Melching February 12, 2005 (2005-02-12) Penguin, angered at being unable to recover his family's fortunes thanks to Batman, decides to get back at Bruce Wayne's luck by breaking into his mansion and stealing everything valuable there, while he is being made the subject of a television magazine show's segment, "Day in the Life".
When Alfred is taken hostage during the heist, Bruce finds himself needing to the cameras and become Batman in order to stop Penguin, although the show's film crew is eager to capture the moment on camera.
Meanwhile, Rojas implements a zero-tolerance policy on freaks, and instructs his detectives to arrest both Joker and Batman, but matters take a turn for the worse, when Ethan is captured by Joker.
13 13 "The Clayface of Tragedy" Seung Eun Kim Greg Weisman May 7, 2005 (2005-05-07) Ethan is horrified to see himself melt and transform into a putty-like monster that the police attempt to stop, earning the name "Clayface".