Batman:The Animated Series Wiki
An abridged timeline of events in Batman: The Animated Series[]

14th Century[]

17th Century[]


  • Gotham City is founded by European settlers in North America.

19th Century[]


  • Jonah Hex foils the scheme of Ra's al Ghul and Arkady Duvall to attack the Transcontinental Railroad and Washington D.C..


20th Century[]







  • Victor Fries meets his future wife Nora.


  • Acting on advice from Hamilton Hill, Temple Fugate breaks his usual routine which causes him to be late to a court hearing and the ruling goes against him, ruining his business and causing him to become the Clock King.


  • After many years overseas, Bruce Wayne returns to Gotham City. He meets and gets engaged to Andrea Beaumont, daughter of Carl Beaumont. Around the same time, Bruce, still haunted by his parents' deaths, begins crimefighting. At first, he attempts to do it dressed in common clothes, but then realises that he must strike fear into the heart of his enemies and finally dons cape and cowl to become Batman after Andrea unexplainably leaves Gotham.
  • Batman's first Batmobile breaks down and he hires Earl Cooper, a former auto executive, to build him a brand new Batmobile.
  • Dick Grayson is placed into Bruce Wayne's ward after his parents are killed by Tony Zucco.


  • Batman meets Jack Napier and fights him at Ace chemical plant Jack Napier and tumbling into the chemicals And remerges as the Joker (flashback)
  • The events of Batman the Animated Series start to happen
  • Harvey Dent and Rupert Thorne clash while Harveys mental health is spiraling which leads to the events that create Two-Face


  • Gordon establishes the Batsignal as a way of communicating with the Dark Knight.
  • Bruce investigates a series of murders of old Valestra Mob leaders while reconnecting with the returned Andrea Beaumont. Their renewed relationship is destroyed with he discovers that she is responsible.