Episode #008 - The Forgotten
Original Airdate - October 8th, 1992
When indigent men start disappearing from the bowery, Bruce goes
undercover as lowlife Gaff Morgan to investigate. He soon ends up as an
amnesia victim forced to work with other kidnapped men in a treacherous
and remote mining camp.
Media by Bird Boy
Review by Robin III
Written by J. Dennis, R. Mueller and Sean Catherine Derek
Directed by Boyd Kirkland
Music by Shirley Walker
Animation Services by Dong Yang Animation Co., LTD.
Layout Services by NOA Animation
Kevin Conroy as Batman / Bruce Wayne
Efrem Zimbalist Jr. as Alfred Pennyworth
Lorin Dreyfuss as Salvo Smith
Dorian Harewood as Dan Riley
George Murdock as Boss Biggis
Ian Patrick Williams as Ivan
Richard Moll as Computer
Jay Thomas as Guard 1
BRUCE: Where am I?
SMITH: Well, opinions differ, but we all agree it ain't Miami.
BRUCE: What is this?
SMITH: If it's moving, it's a rat. If it isn't, it's a cooked rat.
ALFRED: Only vampires loath daylight more than Batman.
BRUCE: Remember what you told me? You can't lose hope!
RILEY: I can't take it anymore! I lost my family! My family! my family.
. . my family. . .
ALFRED: This must be the place! Bring us down!
BATWING COMPUTER: Negative.
ALFRED: But Master Bruce is down here! We have to land!
BATWING COMPUTER: Impossible. Area too confined.
ALFRED: Land you bucket of bolts!
BATWING COMPUTER: Your funeral.
ALFRED: Oh dear! Ahhhhh! Get us down!
BATWING COMPUTER: Caution. Rocks.
THE BATWING BUZZES BRUCE WHO IS RUNNING DOWN A NARROW STRETCH OF CANYON.
BRUCE DIVES DOWN AND LOOKS UP AFTER THE VEHICLE.
BRUCE: Son of a gun!
THE BATWING STOPS AND ALFRED FALLS OUT ONTO THE GROUND IN A DAZE.
BATWING COMPUTER: Watch your step.
ALFRED: I claim this land for Spain.
BRUCE WALKS UP AND SITS DOWN NEXT TO ALFRED.
ALFRED: Master Bruce!
BRUCE GIVES ALFRED A FRIENDLY NUDGE TO THE CHIN.
BIGGIS: Stop! We'll be killed!
BATMAN: Stop and we will!
ALFRED: Are we ready, Master Bruce?
SMITH & RILEY: Master Bruce?
BRUCE: Bruce Wayne. Waynetech Enterprises. If you'd like a job, I can
SMITH: Hit me, Riley.
RILEY: Hit you, why?
SMITH: Maybe I'll wake up and be a millionaire too!
Review: Bar none, this episode
has the funniest scene in BTAS continuity - Alfred flying the Batwing.
It was very funny to see Alfred quipping with the Batwing's Computer,
especially when it stated "You're funeral". Another great scene, maybe
one of the most dramatic in the series, is when Bruce gets his memory
back. The whole little scene is quite powerful, especially with the
The idea of the story was good, but it seemed sort of rushed. If it were
a two parter, it probably wouldn't have been as good though due to
The animation was not that great, but most characters stayed in
proportion. The only bad looking character was Boss Biggis. His stomach
seemed to be expanding and moving like it was some sort of Clayface
appendage. This episode would have greatly benefited with animation like
"Robin's Reckoning part 1".
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