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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 33: “Robin’s Reckoning, Part 1″

This week, we discuss the highly acclaimed, Emmy-winning episode of Batman: The Animated Series, “Robin’s Reckoning.” We cover Part 1, in which we’re shown Robin’s origin story. We discover who killed Robin’s family… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 32: “The Cape and Cowl Conspiracy”

Based on the 1975 Detective Comics story “The Cape and Cowl Death Trap” by Elliot S. Maggin, this episode of Batman: The Animated Series features a relatively unknown crook by… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 31: “Batman: Assault on Arkham” (2014)

Our show is dedicated to the psychology of Batman, so it seems almost like an ethical duty to cover a movie about Arkham Asylum, Gotham’s mental health facility for the “criminally insane.”… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 30: “Perchance to Dream”

What if you woke up one day and your life was completely different? What if all the things you wished for were suddenly a reality–you have the job you always… Read the Rest »

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We Are Groot: ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Celebrates Heroes With Real Psychological Deficits

  Leagues and legions of superheroes are usually effective as a direct result of the union of each member’s unique abilities, whether they include super-human strength, lightning-speed, telepathy, or other powers that… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 29: “Eternal Youth”

When Alfred suddenly begins to “redecorate” the Batcave with colorful potted plants, Batman knows that something is awry. Nothing bothers Batman more than having to co-exist with other organic life… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 28: “Dreams in Darkness”

If Batman ended up in an Arkham Asylum cell, would he be deemed “normal,” or would the Gotham facility known for housing the “criminally insane” keep him under lock and… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 27: “Mad as a Hatter”

How far would you go to earn the affection of someone you love? Send them a roomful of gifts? Surprise them at their doorstep? Advance the science of neurotechnology to… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 26: “Appointment in Crime Alley”

Based on a Detective Comics story by Dennis O’Neil, “Appointment in Crime Alley” is a memorable, heartfelt episode of Batman: The Animated Series. Gritty and sorrowful, the episode is centered… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 25: “The Clock King”

It’s about time! The Arkham Sessions returns to the analysis of every episode of Batman: The Animated Series with a classic favorite, “The Clock King.” The title villain is a seemingly harmless, time-obsessed efficiency… Read the Rest »