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What time period is "Batman: The Animated Series" set in?

Season 1 Episode 18: Beware The Gray Ghost. Time: 21:37, A backdrop, enlarged "People Weekly" magazine cover is hung behind the Gray Ghost as he signs for Bruce and reads "October 19, 1992"
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Who are the two thieves that appear the opening of Batman: TAS?

The original storyboards describe them as "Hoods". Hood(lum) #1 and Hood(lum) #2 don't appear to have actual names and don't seem to appear in any subsequent episodes.
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Looking for an episode In the Batman Animated Series where Batman copies himself

It happens in the episode "What is reality" . Commissioner Gordon gets captured in the virtual world by Riddler. There's puzzle cube he has to solve. Batman knew he couldn't solve the cube in time, so ...
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Looking for an episode In the Batman Animated Series where Batman copies himself

I don't know that he copies himself, but there was an episode that otherwise fits: His Silicon Soul. Batman stops some guys from robbing a warehouse, but gets hit in the process... and realizes he's a ...
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Episode: Batman trapped and escaping a Riddler like maze that is morphing

Batman: The Animated Series Season 2 Episode 12 - If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Rich? Edward Nygma creates the video game The Riddle of the Minotaur for the company Competitron, but is fired ...
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Is it implied that the Joker and The Penguin killed their own henchmen?

In both cases the show implies punishment not necessarily death while death is a possible inference it is not the only one. For what its worth Joker is explicitly shown shooting a henchman in the the ...
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Is there a reason Harvey Bullock in Batman TAS violates the One Steve Limit?

That rule was already broken well before Dini. Harvey Bullock was introduced in the comics, back in 1974 in Detective Comics #441. Also, in the intro to the TV Tropes articles you linked, you'll ...
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Batman TAS - Mudslide - Why didn't Batman let Clayface to turn back to normal

After reviewing the episode, I have three theories: Crime Cannot Pay Batman is a firm believer in moving within the limits of the law. He repeatedly offered Clayface a chance to have a lawful cure, ...
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Is there a reason Harvey Bullock in Batman TAS violates the One Steve Limit?

I would say that this particular example does not violate the rule. The villian's name is Two-Face and while Batman does call him "Harvey", in many media he is referred to as "Harvey Dent".
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What time period is "Batman: The Animated Series" set in?

I was reading Joker's bio page on Batman TAS Wiki and it says Joker was born in 1948, so that means that Batman TAS is not set in the 1940s or 50s. Also Bruce Wayne was born in 1959, so Joker is 11 ...
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What time period is "Batman: The Animated Series" set in?

First 3 seasons are themed post ww2, 45 to 50s, but technically set in the 90s. 4th season is set and themed in 90s 00s. Batman beyond begins 2019, ends 2039 to 2040s. I'am referencing growing up ...
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What time period is "Batman: The Animated Series" set in?

I need to agree with most of you all, and I feel too that it takes place during the 1940's-50's. However, I need to point out that in the volume 1 episode "Heart of Ice", Alfred asks Bruce if he's ...
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