Batman Beyond

Season 3 Episode 1

King's Ransom

Aired Saturday 9:00 AM Sep 16, 2000 on The WB



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Paxton: Kill Bruce Wayne! They're lying, I tell you! Bruce Wayne is my mentor! He's like a father to me!
      Barbara: Except he doesn't glow in the dark.

    • King: Do you have any idea what it is like to live is someone's shadow?
      Batman: I can relate.

    • Barbara: They tossed you in the discard pile, Jack, so talk to me.
      Jack: Lady, if you think I'm gonna fold, you're not playing with a full deck.
      (later in the interrogation)
      Jack: What do I know about art? You'll have to ask Daddy. He knows everything. Now if you don't mind, I'd like to be shown to my room, I could use a little time to myself.
      (Batman talks to Bruce while listening through a window pane)
      Batman: Sounds kind of chilly in the house of cards.

    • (phone rings and Bruce answers)
      Bruce: Wayne here.
      King: Mr. Wayne, I'm sure your aware of your company's present predicament. But I'm a fair man. You can have your president back, for a mere 20 million credits.
      Bruce: No deal.
      King: Perhaps you didn't understand. If you don't pay we'll be forced to dispose of him.
      Bruce: I understand perfectly. But it's against company policy to pay terrorists or kidnappers. Ask Paxton. He wrote the policy.
      (Bruce hangs up on King)
      Terry: Uh... Bruce? You're...? You're not really gonna...?
      Bruce: Relax, it's not over.

    • Queen: We've got to finish the job before we attract anymore attention.
      (Batman enters the scene through the roof window)
      Batman: Too late.

  • Notes

    • Paxton's arrest sets up Bruce Wayne's re-taking of Wayne Enterprises in Return of the Joker.

    • Final appearance of the Royal Flush Gang and Paxton Powers.

    • Angie Harmon provides the voice of Commissioner Barbara Gordon in this episode. This was a few months before the release of Return of the Joker in which Harmon also plays Barbara Gordon.

  • Allusions