The most wonderful time of the year is once again upon us. The Christmas season is here and with that comes Christmas TV episodes!
For the 25 days leading up til Christmas Day this month, weâ€™ll be spotlighting some of the best Christmas-themed episodes from some of Geek cultureâ€™s greatest shows. Each day weâ€™ll cover different shows and episodes and encourage you to watch along with us. So come one, come all, to the 25 Days of Geek TV Christmas!
Monday, December 6th, 2010 – Day 6: Batman: The Animated Series
Season 4, Episode 1: “Holiday Knights”
Directed by: Dan Riba
Written by: Paul Dini
Starring: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Mark Hamill, Ron Perlman, Arleen Sorkin, Diane Pershing, Bob Hastings, Marilu Henner, Robert Costanzo, Liane Schrimer
Original Air Date: September 13, 1997
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Included as one of first episodes in The New Batman Adventures, “Holiday Knights” offers a Paul Dini-written episode that has various members of the Batman family interacting with various classic villains throughout the Christmas season in Gotham City. All 3 vignettes are fun and touching in a unique and interesting way. It’s Paul Dini at his finest and provides an entertaining and engaging story that is pure joy.
“Holiday Knights” contains three holiday-themed vignettes. First, Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn kidnap Bruce Wayne and use his credit cards for a shopping spree. Second, Barbara Gordon spots portions of Clayface shoplifting while shopping for a gift for her father. Third, Batman and Robin hurry to stop the Joker from killing the crowd gathered for Gotham’s New Year celebration.
Join us tomorrow for a holiday episode of Buffy: The Vampire Slayer and let us know what you thought of “Holiday Knights.”