"Good people still live in Crime Alley." Today's BTAS episode is from season 1 titled "Appointment in Crime Alley" and it was 12th to air but 26th produced. Batman took on gentrification long before the hipsters started taking over Brooklyn. In this episode Roland Daggett wants to destroy crime alley so he can get all the poor people and business' out of there and build up his business in their place. He hires an arsonist named Nitro to do the job, severing himself from guilt. He also starts sending flunkies around Crime Alley telling people to clear out, Batman arrives to prevent two thugs from harassing a mom and girl. He learns about them strong arming people out and does more investigation on who hired them. The whole reason Batman was in Crime Alley was for an appointment with Dr. Leslie Thompkins, she notices he's late so goes looking for him but accidentally sees Nitro the arsonist and crew about to start burning down everything. She speaks up, confronting them and is immediately tied up to a chair in a room full of explosives. Batman finds out Thompkins is missing while looking for him so he goes for her by heading to her house. There he finds a scrapbook of his parents murder, with a picture of Dr. Thompkins holding and comforting a young, devastated Bruce. Nitro does start to burn some buildings but nothing great and is stopped by Batman easily, he confesses who he's working for, but Daggett gets off, he's too powerful. Batman decides he will let this go for now, as he meets up with Dr. Thompkins and they visit Bruce's parents murder site, the episode closes with Leslie comforting Bruce again as they remember Thomas and Martha.