“Live, from Gotham City! The show that no one wants to see, but everyone will watch! Yes, it's Christmas with the Joker!”
"Christmas With the Joker" is the thirty-eighth episode of Batman: The Animated Series. Joker escapes Arkham Asylum on Christmas Eve and has a special Christmas planned for Batman and Robin. Kidnapping Commissioner Gordon, Summer Gleeson, and Harvey Bullock, he threatens to kill them at midnight. Of course, things are never easy with the Joker and he sets a few disasters in motion to keep Batman and Robin busy that Christmas night. It originally aired on November 13, 1992.