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Kevin Conroy—the voice of Batman in Batman: The Animated Series—explains why he thinks the show resonated with viewers, and why it endures to this day.
Publish Date: Mar 09, 2021
Kevin Conroy—the voice of Batman in Batman: The Animated Series—explains why he thinks the show resonated with viewers, and why it endures to this day. Conroy believes that Batman's lack of superpowers, and his multiple personalities, are what make him such an ennobling and lovable character.
anything else that you can speak to about like why you think the series endures. I think Batman has endured for 75 years, and the series have endured because he's not a superhero. He's just a hero. He's a guy who everyone can relate to because everyone said tragedy in their lives. And everyone also leads a public face and a private face. We all have different personas in the world. I think we spend our lives trying to reconcile our public and private faces. But so the fact that he has this very distinct, um, break between these two personalities, people, people, I think relate to that. Um, he's a very aspirational character. He makes you want to be better his. He never kills anybody. He puts them in Arkham, which is where the crazy people belong. You know, there's no gratuitous violence. Um, he's a He's such an n noble in character that it's hard not to love him. Wise words from Batman himself. All right, well, thank you so much. This is great. Yeah, I have new stuff coming out next year, but unfortunately, I can't tell you what it is tight left, but I've been busy, and there is a lot coming up next year. Will you do something for me? Oh, you already know that. I'm gonna ask you to do something in the Batman voice. Uh, this is the weirdest thing to ask you, but since I was a kid, what we We always repeated you going, Harvey? No. From the two faced episode. Can you give me a Harvey? No, Harvey, No, thank you, Kevin.