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Batman Unlimited is an action figure line produced by Mattel based on Batman. It inspired a series of direct-to-video animated films and online shorts.[1]

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ToysEdit

The toy series debuted in 2015, taking the name from a discontinued 2013 line of toys.

FilmsEdit

The animated films debuted in 2015.

  • Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts (May 2015) – Gotham is plagued by crime committed by an animal-themed villain squad, The "Animalitia" composed of Penguin, Silverback, Cheetah, Killer Croc, and Man-Bat. Batman, Red Robin, Nightwing, Green Arrow, and the Flash must band together to stop them.
  • Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem (August 2015) – It's Halloween night in Gotham City and Scarecrow, Clayface, Silver Banshee and Solomon Grundy have hit the streets to stir up trouble! Batman is on the trail of the city's spookiest villains while, further complicating matters, the clown prince of crime himself, the Joker, is ruling over this mysterious crew of misfit criminals. It's up to the Dark Knight to stop this gruesome gang before they unleash “digital laughter,” a computer virus that's part of a diabolical plan to jeopardize all of Gotham City's vital technology. Batman, Green Arrow, Cyborg, Nightwing and Red Robin must combine forces to battle these baddies and save the city.
  • Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants (September 2016)[2] – When evil scientist Mr. Freeze activates his latest invention on two of Gotham City's most formidable criminals—Killer Croc and Bane—things go from bad to worse. Turning them into super-sized mutant monsters, the Super-Villains start bashing through the streets of Gotham City with no end in sight. It's up to the Caped Crusader and his Super Hero team to save the day by putting the giant robot mechs in their place—but it will be an uphill battle as they face off against enormous foes.[3]

WebseriesEdit

A webseries began airing on DC Kids' YouTube channel on May 4, 2015.

EpisodesEdit

Season OneEdit

No. Title Original air date
01"Training Standoff"
May 4, 2015 (2015-05-04)[4]
Batman and Green Arrow in a competition against each other.
02"Batman Takes On Solomon Grundy"
May 4, 2015 (2015-05-04)[5]
Batman meets and fights a rampaging Solomon Grundy.
03"Red Robin and Nightwing Take Down Killer Croc"
May 4, 2015 (2015-05-04)[6]
Red Robin and Nightwing fight Killer Croc. Batman, in yellow armor, joins.
04"Batman and Red Robin Take On Man-Bat"
June 19, 2015 (2015-06-19)[7]
Batman and Red Robin on a red flying vehicle pursue Man-Bat.
05"Batman and Nightwing Gadget-Up To Go Against Silverback"
June 19, 2015 (2015-06-19)[8]
Batman and Nightwing fight a laser beam firing Silverback.
06"The Race is On! Batman and The Flash vs. Cheetah"
June 19, 2015 (2015-06-19)[9]
The Flash and Batman chase Cheetah.
07"Super Hero Training Battle"
June 19, 2015 (2015-06-19)[10]
Batman competes Green Arrow again, but Green Arrow is better prepared this time.
08"Nightwing and Red Robin vs. Silverback"
June 19, 2015 (2015-06-19)[11]
Nightwing and Red Robin defeat Silverback's henchmen.
09"Battle in the Streets"
June 19, 2015 (2015-06-19)[12]
Batman in his Batmobile pursues The Penguin.
10"Bank Robbery Gone Wrong"
June 22, 2015 (2015-06-22)[13]
Batman, and his robot dog Ace, chase bank robbers.
11"Duel With The Penguin"
June 30, 2015 (2015-06-30)[14]
Robot dog Ace supports Batman in fighting The Penguin.
12"Iced Out"
July 7, 2015 (2015-07-07)[15]
Mr. Freeze and Batman fight each other.
13"Bank Heist"
July 14, 2015 (2015-07-14)[16]
Scarecrow prepares to rob a bank, when Joker comes around the corner to do the same.
14"Fishing for Grundy"
July 21, 2015 (2015-07-21)[17]
A fisher accidentally catches Solomon Grundy, then faces Batman.
15"Fight Night at the Museum"
July 28, 2015 (2015-07-28)[18]
Batman and Red Robin are fighting Scarecrow when Red Robin has to face the results of fear gas.
16"Boardwalk Battle"
August 4, 2015 (2015-08-04)[19]
Batman and the Joker face each other in a Boardwalk with their robots.
17"Training Exercises"
August 11, 2015 (2015-08-11)[20]
Batman is playing catch with his robot dog Ace when the robot dinosaur joins in to catch the batarangs better.
18"Divide and Conquer"
August 18, 2015 (2015-08-18)[21]
Red Robin and Nightwing fight Clayface who soon transforms into his enemies and causes Red Robin and Nightwing to fight each other.
19"No Joke"
August 25, 2015 (2015-08-25)[22]
Batman and Green Arrow join up to defeat The Joker.
20"Bane Packs a Punch"
September 1, 2015 (2015-09-01)[23]
Batman tries to defeat Bane using an exosuit but is soon in trouble.
21"Run for the Money"
September 8, 2015 (2015-09-08)[24]
Joker robs a bank and flees from Batman.
22"Armored Truck Heist"
September 15, 2015 (2015-09-15)[25]
Batman chases Clayface with the Batmobile and tries to stop him by using ice missiles.

Season TwoEdit

No. Title Original air date
01"Break the Bank"
June 6, 2016 (2016-06-06)
Green Arrow and Batman battle a super-sized Killer Croc in their mech suits.
02"The Harder They Fall"
June 13, 2016 (2016-06-13)
Mr. Freeze gives Bane a serum that makes him bigger and stronger, then Batman comes to stop him.
03"Beat the Heat"
June 20, 2016 (2016-06-20)
Robin (Damian) fights the lava version of Clayface. Batman joins in with his large mech suit.
04"System Failure!"
June 27, 2016 (2016-06-27)
Green Arrow and Batman, in their mechs, fight Giant-Bane.
05"Some Assembly Required"
July 4, 2016 (2016-07-04)
Batman and Robin test interchangeable parts of their vehicles, the Batmobile and the Batjet, on a course. Flash, Nightwing and Green Arrow assist.
06"Night Games, With a Chaser"
July 11, 2016 (2016-07-11)
Nightwing and Batman lure Giant Chemo and Giant Killer Croc through the streets of Gotham.
07"The Accidental Apprentice"
July 18, 2016 (2016-07-18)
Robin, left alone in a room with the Batman mech, is tired of learning and decides to board and start the large suit.
08"Two if By Sea"
July 25, 2016 (2016-07-25)
Giant Killer Croc attacks a ship when Batman comes for the rescue in his mech.
09"Croc Rocks the Museum"
August 1, 2016 (2016-08-01)
Batman, in a new black and red suit, ambushes Croc's men when they break into the Gotham museum. Croc uses his super-sizing venom to face Batman.
10"Stone Cold Menace"
August 8, 2016 (2016-08-08)
Batman and Nightwing combine parts from the BatJet with the Batmobile to have it flying to defeat Mr. Freeze.
11"Breakout or Bust"
August 15, 2016 (2016-08-15)
Giant Bane and Giant Killer Croc start dismantling Arkham Asylum when Nightwing and Batman arrive to stop them and the escaping criminals.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment Develop All-New Slate of Content Inspired by Successful Toy Lines". Action Figure Insider. February 2, 2015. Retrieved August 17, 2015.
  2. ^ https://capedcrusades.com/2016/01/30/batman-unlimited-mech-vs-mutants-coming-this-year/
  3. ^ Official synopsis
  4. ^ "Batman Unlimited: Training Standoff". DC Kids. YouTube. May 4, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  5. ^ "Batman Unlimited: Batman Takes On Solomon Grundy". DC Kids. YouTube. May 4, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  6. ^ "Batman Unlimited: Red Robin and Nightwing Take Down Killer Croc". DC Kids. YouTube. May 4, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  7. ^ "Batman Unlimited: Batman, Red Robin Take On Man-Bat". DC Kids. YouTube. June 19, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  8. ^ "Batman Unlimited: Batman And Nightwing Gadget-Up To Go Against Silverback". DC Kids. YouTube. June 19, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  9. ^ "Batman Unlimited: The Race Is On! Batman And The Flash Vs Cheetah". DC Kids. YouTube. June 19, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  10. ^ "Batman Unlimited: Super Hero Training Battle". DC Kids. YouTube. June 19, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  11. ^ "Batman Unlimited: Nightwing And Red Robin Vs Silverback". DC Kids. YouTube. June 19, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  12. ^ "Batman Unlimited: Battle In The Streets". DC Kids. YouTube. June 19, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  13. ^ "Batman Unlimited: Bank Robbery Gone Wrong". DC Kids. YouTube. June 22, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  14. ^ "Batman Unlimited: Duel With The Penguin". DC Kids. YouTube. June 30, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  15. ^ "Batman Unlimited: Iced Out". DC Kids. YouTube. July 7, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  16. ^ "Batman Unlimited: Bank Heist". DC Kids. YouTube. July 14, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  17. ^ "Batman Unlimited: Fishing for Grundy". DC Kids. YouTube. July 21, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  18. ^ "Batman Unlimited: Fight Night at the Museum". DC Kids. YouTube. July 28, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  19. ^ "Batman Unlimited: Boardwalk Battle". DC Kids. YouTube. August 4, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  20. ^ "Batman Unlimited: Training Exercises". DC Kids. YouTube. August 11, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  21. ^ "Batman Unlimited: Divide and Conquer". DC Kids. YouTube. August 11, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  22. ^ "Batman Unlimited: No Joke". DC Kids. YouTube. August 25, 2015. Retrieved August 25, 2015.
  23. ^ "Batman Unlimited: Bane Packs a Punch". DC Kids. YouTube. September 1, 2015. Retrieved September 1, 2015.
  24. ^ "Batman Unlimited: Run for the Money". DC Kids. YouTube. September 8, 2015. Retrieved September 8, 2015.
  25. ^ "Batman Unlimited: Armored Truck Heist". DC Kids. YouTube. September 8, 2015. Retrieved September 15, 2015.

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