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The DC animated universe (DCAU) is a fan term for a series of popular animated television series and related spin-offs produced by Warner Bros. Animation which share the same continuity. This continuity is also sometimes referred to as the Timmverse (after producer Bruce Timm).

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In the DCAU continuity, when did Superman go rogue?

In the Justice League Unlimited episode 6 of season 1, titled Fearful Symmetry, when they reference that Superman went rogue before, when did this take place? Was it ever on screen? I've been ...
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Justice Leaguer with a cowboy motif

I saw this guy in the opening of an episode of Justice League: Unlimited. He was a muscular guy who wore a white cowboy hat, a red bandana over his face like a mask, a blue shirt and carried what ...
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Is Batman Beyond the Farthest Future DC Timeline Established?

In Batman Beyond, as many know, we are introduced to Terry McGinnis, who dons the cowl and takes over as the Dark Knight many decades into the future. Is the Batman Beyond series the furthest ...
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Is there an official reason why J'onn J'onzz, The Martian Manhunter, was not seen in the 1970s and 80s "Superfriends" cartoons?

J'onn J'onzz, aka DC's Martian Manhunter, is an impressive, powerful, tier-1 character. He has been a part of DC canon for over 65 years, with his first appearance coming in 1955. Depending on the ...
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Episode: Batman trapped and escaping a Riddler like maze that is morphing

I am searching an episode of Batman: The Animated Series or related: I remember watching an animated Batman episode, where one villain, not sure if it was the Riddle, the Joke or else, setup an ...
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Where is Dakota?

I've been watching Static Shock again and I was wondering the same thing I wonder every time I watch it: Where is Dakota located in the United States? The wiki says it's somewhere in the Midwestern ...
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How is Batman able to shock people that try to remove his cowl?

In the movie Batman: Hush, when Batman is hurt after falling and is unconscious then some goons try to remove his cowl they get electrocuted. How is Batman able to this? Does he store electricity in ...
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Is it implied that the Joker and The Penguin killed their own henchmen?

In Batman: The Animated Series episodes The Man Who Killed Batman and The Mechanic, both the villains seem to kill their own henchmen off screen. From The Man Who Killed Batman: The Joker: You know, ...
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Who are the two thieves that appear the opening of Batman: TAS?

In the Batman: The Animated Series opening, two villains are seen blowing up a bank, and Batman confronts and captures them for the police. Have the two villains ...
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What does Mr.Freeze shoot from his freeze gun?

In the Batman: The Animated Series episode "Heart of Ice", Mr. Freeze shoots what seems to be ice from his freeze gun, but is it ice or something else? When Mr. Freeze "freezes" the legs of one of ...
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In the DC universe, which characters assumed the identity of the Red Hood?

In DC comics, TV shows and movies, which characters have assumed the identity of the Red Hood. I know of the characters, have assumed the role. Who else has done this?
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How old was Bruce Wayne in Batman Beyond?

I can't really find any official/canonical/whatever-it's-called sources, but this random youtube video at 0:49 says he was "in his 50s", and page 64 of the the book Modern Masters Volume 3: ...
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What song is Wonder Woman humming in the "Justice League" S2 episode - "Eclipsed"?

Here is the part we hear her humming:
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What song is this in the "Justice League" Season 2 episode "Only a Dream"?

There’s a song I want to identify in Justice League season 2 part 2 “Only a Dream”. You can listen to the song at 0'33 and 2'34: I checked their OST and couldn't ...
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Do these cut marks in the Batman Beyond episode "April Moon" have any meaning?

I was watching Batman Beyond episode "April Moon" and I saw this symbol when one of the characters cuts through the door. Is it supposed to be a Japanese symbol or character meaning something? Or is ...
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90s/early 2000s animated Superman TV show episode in which Superman goes rogue under the influence of a sea star-like creature

Many years ago, I caught an episode of an animated Superman show done in the iconic Bruce Timm style of Batman: The Animated Series. I've tried to figure out if the episode was from a Justice League ...
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In the Justice League episode "A Knight of Shadows", who was Mordred thinking about?

In the episode A Knight of Shadows from the Justice League (2001) animated series, the Justice League and Etrigan were trying to find Morgaine Le Fay, to prevent her from finding a powerful magical ...
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Is there a depiction of Superman where he is an African American?

Is there a comic book, animation, or any other media where Superman is depicted as being an African American? I know that there are alternate universes where he is, for example, a Soviet, but I'm ...
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Who are the two people Batman is referring to?

In Justice League Unlimited, there's a running plot where the Justice League and a shadowy US federal department called Project Cadmus which is led by Amanda Waller start butting heads with each other....
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Which version of the Teen Titans exist in the DC Animated Universe?

The DC Animated Universe includes a crossover episode between Static Shock and The New Batman Adventures called "Hard as Nails" that includes this dialogue: Static: So where's Robin? Batman: With ...
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What was the stuff Dr. Destiny attempted to inject into batman?

In Justice League Season 2 Episode 6, Dr. Destiny attempts to inject batman with this fluid, however he fails and injects himself. In this next scene it looks like he turns to stone. What was he ...
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Who was Madam in this episode of Batman: The Animated Series?

Re-watching the episode "Baby Doll" of Batman: The Animated Series (technically they changed the name by that point to Adventures of Batman and Robin). I realized that Baby Doll’s henchmen were ...
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Do non-Terran superheroes in the DC Universe need oxygen to breathe?

There are many superheroes (and anti-heroes) in the Justice League who are not from planet Earth, but are residing on Earth - Superman, Supergirl (Krypton), Martian Manhunter (Mars), Hawkgirl, Hawkman ...
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Looking for an episode In the Batman Animated Series where Batman copies himself

Did Batman ever copy himself to fight an enemy, and trick that enemy into doing the same? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batman:_The_Animated_Series
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Batman TAS - Mudslide - Why didn't Batman let Clayface to turn back to normal

In Batman TAS episode Mudslide from the second season, Clayface is stealing money and chemicals so he can be turned back to a normal human being, since he has problems holding himself together at the ...
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What series to watch if I want to get the whole Bat family experience?

I've been trying to find out what series to watch if I want to get the whole Bat family experience like the whole story from Robin/Nightwing's side, the whole thing about Jason Todd, Tim Drake, ...
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Why does Green Lantern call Supergirl "Shayera"?

In S01E01 of Justice League Unlimited, Green Lantern, John Stewart, is wounded while on a mission with three other members - Green Arrow, Captain Atom, and Supergirl (Kara Zor-El). Believing Stewart ...
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Is there a list of the characters that Paul Dini created for the DCAU?

In Batman-TAS several new characters are created. The Most famous obviously is Harley Quinn, but others such as Renee Montoya are also newcomers. Is there a list of new characters that were created ...
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Is there a reason Harvey Bullock in Batman TAS violates the One Steve Limit?

So there is already a very influential Harvey (or two) in the Batman universe. Paul Dini added a few characters in to the DCAU, including Harley Quinn, Renee Montoya, and a few others I'm probably ...
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How did the members of the Justice League think the watch tower cannon would be beneficial?

At the end of season 1 for Justice League Unlimited, a conversation occurs involving the cannon on the watch tower. One of the original 7 members justify the presence of the cannon by pointing out how ...
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How to watch every DC property in perfect order? [closed]

I have never seen any DC films, tv shows, read any comics or anything. I honestly know nothing. I was wondering if there is an order for ALL the films, tv shows, spin-offs and animated media like ...
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What earth are the various DC animated shows set in?

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is Earth-199999, making it an actual universe within the Marvel multiverse. However, what earth do the various DC animated shows take place on. The shows I am referring ...
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Has an injured Flash ever used super-speed to walk on his hands?

While watching flashpoint-paradox the Flash—in the typical way speedsters are often rendered nigh-useless—suffers a leg injury, therefore preventing him from running. However, a bum leg doesn't mean ...
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In what cartoon was Vandal Savage nearly killed?

I have a vague memory of a cartoon, but I am not sure if it was a film or TV show. The climax involved Vandal Savage getting stuck by lightning or something like that. The other heroes thought he ...
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Did Batman: TAS' Joker origin involve a vat of acid/skin bleaching?

I was watching the ending of Return of the Joker where Terry fights the Joker one-on-one. Towards the end of the fight Terry says something that caught my attention: So you fell in a tank of acid, ...
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What Films and TV make up the Current DC Universe?

Unlike Marvel who has a well defined and established shared universe, DC seems to differ on what material belongs to what universe. I know that Arrow, Flash, Supergirl, and Legends of Tomorrow have ...
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Was this character the only person in Batman: TAS to discover Batman's secret identity?

In the Mask of the Phantasm film, Would this make them the first, possibly only, character in Batman: TAS to divine Batman's identity without Batman confiding in them? Edit: Upon further ...
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Are there any superheroes in DC that break the fourth wall?

Deadpool is the ultimate fourth wall breaker and we all know that. But do DC have some or any superheroes that break the fourth wall? Not some random fourth wall breaks but someone who has a habit ...
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What is the relationship between Martian Manhunter and Wonder Woman in Justice League Unlimited series?

In Justice League Unlimited animated series wonder woman seems to be very caring and understanding for Martian Manhunter. She even hugs him 2 times in series, she appears to be the member who is most ...
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Was Barry Allen ever mentioned in the Justice League Cartoon

In both Justice League and Justice League Unlimited, was Barry Allen ever mentioned? After re-watching most of Justice League Unlimited again recently, Hal Jordan appeared in "The Once and Future ...
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Why was Bruce Wayne spared by the mugger?

One of the fundamental aspects of Batman's origins is that one night, a mugger, usually Joe Chill, shot his parents in an alley. Barring the occasional "What If?" story, Bruce is always spared by the ...
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Which city in the DC Universe has the highest crime rate?

While writing my comment on @Thunderforge's question, I began to wonder about the other cities in the DC Universe. ComicVine did a Poll, but only 27 people participated and Gotham City "won" ...
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Are the Batman Beyond 2.0 comics part of the DCAU?

So, I picked these up from Barnes & Noble last week, and read through them. They really seem like a continuation of a lot of stories told in the DC Animated Universe (DCAU), pulling from both the ...
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Did Hawkgirl in the DCAU ever have a musical theme?

Besides Hawkgirl, all the other founding members of the Justice League in the DCAU had a musical theme. Plenty of other DCAU characters had them too (Aquaman, Green Arrow, Supergirl, Batgirl, almost ...
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Why did Captain Atom obey these orders?

In the Justice League Unlimited Season 2 Episode 9, Question Authority, we see that General Eiling tells Captain Atom is reactivated as part of the Air Force. Next we see we see him, he protects ...
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Does Batman really love French onion soup?

In "Vendetta", episode 23 of Batman the Animated Series, Alfred says to Batman: "I've made your favorite, French onion soup". While this may just be a throw-away line, helping to lead into the "crock/...
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When does Batman: Mask of the Phantasm take place?

According to this question, B:MotP takes place in the same universe as B:TAS. B:TAS must take place in the 90's as Batman Beyond takes place in 2039. My question is, does Mask of the Phantasm also ...
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How many heroes has Batman created?

I know of Nightwing, Batgirl and Red Robin. Dick Grayson become's Nightwing and also Red Robin in an alternate reality I think. Barbara Gordon is Batgirl. Do anymore of Batman's friends/allies ...
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Have we ever seen Bruce Wayne getting facial re-constructive surgery?

As Batman, Bruce takes a serious whoopin' regularly enough. In some canons his cowl probably offers some protection but as any UFC fighter's face will tell you, a career in fist fights will inevitably ...
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Is The Joker trained in any martial arts?

In any canon, do we ever see or find out if The Joker is or has trained in any sort of martial art or fighting style? I've seen him go toe-to-toe with Batman before, I can't remember which animated ...
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