Synopsis: At a meditation class, Bruce Wayne uses the exercises as an opportunity to think through some problems and to recall to mind some things he had forgotten, though of course outwardly he maintains his ineffectual playboy guise.
Synopsis: Something rather icky is oozing out of Gotham's sewers and killing people by draining them of all body fat. Chloe Willow, the fattest woman in Gotham, offers herself as bait, but is killed in the process of destroying the sentient grease.
Synopsis: During Batman's take down of the Creighton Import Cartel, an innocent young woman is caught in the crossfire between the villains and the vigilante. He is forced to call Superman to save the woman's life - every second counts as her aorta is severely damaged. Superman chastises him for making this necessary (although this has only ever happened once before) and although Batman defends himself, he knows, in his heart of hearts, that the Man of Steel is right.
Synopsis: Dick Grayson tries to prove to the Batman that he is ready to join him on his crusade against crime, demonstrating the effects of his training. Batman promises Dick that he will never leave him, and says that each needs the other equally. Batman also looks back to a difficult time in his own childhood.
Synopsis: Batman pursues a number of the Joker's clown-faced henchmen through Gotham City, trying to wrest a bag away from them. When he does so, he throws it as far up and away as possible, where it explodes. The men are astonished, but Batman tells them that 'The Joker will sacrifice anyone, just to destroy me.'
Synopsis: Batman encounters Madame X, who is trying to poison Gotham's water supply for no apparent reason. She gives him a taste of the toxin, which makes everyone look monstrous, matching Madame X's scarred features. However, he overcomes the hatred which accompanies the visual effects, refusing to let Madame X make him into a monster.
Synopsis: McSurley's, a bar frequented by numerous low-lifes may be forced to close if the owner doesn't pay a huge amount of overdue taxes. Luckily for him, when the clientele have a whip round, there is an anonymous donation of ten thousand dollars. Little does McSurley know that this is from the Batman, who often uses the bar to pick up tips on criminal activity.
Synopsis: Any life Batman saves teeters on the brink of death, as demonstrated by the suicidal tendencies of Oliver Blake, whose decision over whether to throw himself off a bridge could go either way.
Synopsis: The Riddler convinces Max Dodge, formerly a great escapologist to create a death trap for Batman; Dodge has little choice - either Batman dies or he does. However, Dodge realises that Batman is a former apprentice of his and shouts out how to escape the trap. He is shot by the Riddler's henchmen for this, but maybe it's not such a bad thing - he always used to say that 'of all escape mechanisms, death is the most efficient.'
Synopsis: While chasing a criminal, Batman comes across an old skeleton of a young girl. He digs into the past to find out who killed her, and discovers that she was not killed, she just fell off a train platform because her grandfather did not hold on to her while the train approached.