Personally, I could have done without, but to each their own. The four-disc set includes all 52 episodes and the uncut version of Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker. You feel the concern and horror thunder through Batman as he's confronted with the atrocities Robin has endured, as well as his hatred and fury towards the Joker. There is a 360-degree fight sequence in the opening battle that has also been removed, where Batman fends off the Jokerz one by one. When Mr. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 5, 2016. Was this review helpful to you? The TV series' creators, Dini and Alan Burnett, were hired to write a screenplay for the feature film, with Neal Stephenson as consultant. Jordan Price says "Ice" instead of "kill". After the evidence of the illegal weapon production is forcibly taken from Terry by Derek Powers, Terry subsequently steals the Batsuit, intending to bring Powers to justice. as a stunned Bruce Wayne just looks on in shock and horror at the appearance of his greatest and most deadly foe. Realizing that crime and corruption are running rampant in Gotham without Batman's presence, Bruce offers Terry the chance to assume the role of Batman, with Bruce himself mentoring Terry, in addition to working as Bruce's chauffeur and assistant so that Terry can support his family. I would think The Joker would be insulted by such low-life copies of him...after all, he got pretty upset when The Creeper came around in The New Batman Adventures. The eventual result was his wife Mary McGinnis giving birth to Terry, a child sharing the genetic traits of his mother and Bruce Wayne. As usual, the gang known as the Jokerz are causing trouble, however, a familiar face from Bruce Wayne's history reappears "JOKERS BACK IN TOWN!" Looking for something to watch? Unfortunately, it was finally scrapped due to the dark tones and controversies surrounding Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker. Yakin hoped to cast Clint Eastwood as the retired Batman. With Will Friedle, Mark Hamill, Kevin Conroy, Angie Harmon. If you haven’t watched Batman Beyond, check it out as it’s a continuation of the greatest animated series of all time! It's pretty serious stuff and I wouldn't recommend it to young kids (either version) or newcomers to the world of Batman. If you haven’t watched Batman Beyond, check it out as it’s a continuation of the greatest animated series of all time! The pink clown no longer punches Terry and says "I don't know why the boss wants a dreg like you outta the way, but as long as it's fun...". BATMAN BEYOND: RETURN OF THE JOKER [2000 / 2006] [Blu-ray] [US Release] The Original Uncut Version of the First Feature-Length Animated Batman Beyond Movie! Under supervision of an elderly Bruce Wayne, he fights crime in a harsh, futuristic Gotham. The Joker is back with a vengeance, and Gotham's newest Dark Knight needs answers as he stands alone to face Gotham's most infamous Clown Prince of Crime. And when you do, tell me...was that joke with those twin girls and their grandmother really necessary? Originally, the director's cut was to be the one and only version of this film, but in the wake of the Columbine High School massacre, the edited version became the released version.