"Robin is the perfectionist leader of the group whose main compliant is that the other Titans won't do what he says."
As a young boy, Dick Grayson was orphaned by the tragic murder of his parents during a circus performance. The young orphan was adopted by Bruce Wayne, a millionaire business owner who lived a double life as the infamous crime fighter Batman. Bruce had also witnessed both of his own parents murder, so the two became very close.
When he grew older, Dick became Batman's sidekick Robin and spent many years helping him clean up the crime-filled streets of Gotham City. One day Robin decided to strike out on his own, and become a solo hero. Robin decided to become the defender of Jump City. On one occasion Robin along with four other teenage superheroes, worked together to save the city. Because they worked so well together, they formed the Teen Titans, and Robin became the leader.
Robin is a controlling, obsessive, paranoid, psychotic perfectionist.
As leader, he can be very bossy and is sometimes too obsessed with his work. He is easily angered if the other Titans don't follow his orders. However, he can still be fun-loving and silly at times as well, though he himself is not very funny and tells terrible jokes. Robin is shown to be rather emotionally unstable throughout the show. He often approached the other Titans in a frantic and troubled manner when he simply needed a ride somewhere in Driver's Ed. He sometimes borders on multiple personality disorder, as he became furious, then very upset in Staff Meeting after the other Titans broke his beloved staff and called it a stick, which he can hear talking to him in his head.
In 'Uncle Jokes' Robin is shown as having a need for the status quo to remain the same. The change in the group dynamic caused Robin to go off kilter and develop the entire teams personalities.
He has an overwhelming crush on Starfire, which seems to border on psychotic at times. Robin has usually feel overshadowed by his friends because they have powers which make everything easier for them, leaving him to feel insecure. This was first shown in "Driver's Ed" when his friends were trying to warn him and he thought they were trying to nag on him about how he can't drive and doesn't have powers. This was mostly noted in the episodes "Super Robin" and "No Power" where he complains to the team how it isn't fair how they use their powers to their own advantage while he has to do more work, and feels useless in comparison.
Even in the beginning of "Starfire the Terrible", he proclaims that on Monday that the Titans will only be allowed to fight the villains using motorcycles but because he's the only one who has one, he probably made the rule so he could the one to take down the bad guys with his strength without his friends taking his limelight. But after taking down Cinderblock, and also getting powers in Super Robin, he became arrogant off of his own pride, but admits that he only wishes to accepted as a hero. Robin has been shown to forget about morals to get want he wants, like in "The Date" when he kidnapped Speedy so he could date Starfire, and in "Artful Dodgers" when Robin decided to cheat to win without feeling guilty.
Despite his unstable emotions and selfish moments, Robin still comes through as a smart, strong, driven and confident leader.
Robin wears a red shirt with his "R" symbol on his chest, green sleeves and gloves, as well as green pants and black and grey boots. He wears a yellow and black cape and a black and white mask. He wields weapons such as bo staffs, grappling hooks, katanas,and smoke bombs.
* Smoke bombs
* Birdarangs (with different variants)
* Grappling hook
* Net gun
** Batmobile (sometimes allowed to drive)
** T-Car (allowed to drive)
** Left Leg (Titan Robot)
Robin's Alternate Forms
Starfire (love interest)
Robin has a huge and obsessive crush on Starfire, but as shown in Sandwich Thief, Starfire does not feel the same way. This is different from how it was in the original Teen Titans, as Starfire had a crush on Robin.
In Hey Pizza!, Robin had the choice between building a senior center (for the unappreciated seniors) or building a community pool (to see Starfire in a bikini and rub sunscreen on her). His crush on her made him constantly go back and forth between wanting to build the senior center and the pool. In the end, he did the right thing and built the senior center, but Starfire decided to model the bikini for him anyways. The bikini ended up being for Silkie, much to Robin's disgust.
In Super Robin, Robin reluctantly did the chicken dance for his friends after Starfire excitedly begged him to. Overall, they seem to be good friends, but their romantic relationship hasn't evolved, at least not yet. At Comic-Con they showed an upcoming video showing that Robin and Starfire kissed but Starfire said that she loved Robin like "the brother", thus disappointing and depressing Robin.
In The Date, she was willing to go on a date with him but had already agreed to go on one with Speedy. Robin decided to sabotage their date and, as a result, Starfire got mad at him and punched him for it, then left with the voice in Robin's head.
In Matched, Robin asked Cyborg to make the Love Matcher 5000 because he wanted to prove he was a match for Starfire, but matching her with Aquaman instead, making him enraged. After finding out that Starfire is matched to Aquaman, he tries to be like Aquaman so he can win Starfire's heart, but instead made Starfire and Cyborg uncomfortable. In the end of the episode, he gives up, but was still mad he wasn't matched with Starfire. But when Cyborg says his Love Matcher 5000 was faulty, he got his hopes up, thinking Aquaman wasn't Starfire's match, but he was. But later the Love Matcher 5000 matched Beast Boy and Starfire with a scratching post, making him so depressed, he cries with Aquaman.
In Colors of Raven, Starfire and Robin are trying to catch Passion Raven, until they find her in a kissing booth. Robin attempts to lure Passion Raven to the prism by a kiss, but is pushed back by Starfire, hinting she likes Robin.
In Starfire the Terrible, when Robin was kissing the moon in a retroback, Starfire is seen behind him, sad, leaving us a second hint that she does indeed have feelings for the Boy Wonder.
In Sidekick, when he sees Starfire in a Batgirl costume, he looks at her in awe for a few seconds before he snaps out of it and tells her to take it off but reverts back by her reply of the suit being too tight.
In Breakfast Cheese, he desperately avoids looking at Starfire while she pouts, which hints he likes her but is afraid of revealing that to her and the other Titans.
In Be Mine, he goes to the Valentine's dance with her. However, he seems heartbroken when she reveals that she loves him like a "brother".
In Grandma Voice , Robin endorses the view of Starfire, because he is pretty.
In I See You, he takes her out on a fake stakeout in an attempt to get a kiss from her. When she finds out, she becomes angry but is flattered when he admits that she is a great detective.
In Mouth Hole, Starfire gives Robin whistling lessons. While she was whistling, Robin starts to become distracted by her beauty. Robin states that she had beautiful hair and eyes. Starfire then says to press his lips together and puckers up as Robin puckers up as well. Robin then tries to kiss her but Starfire grabs his lips and stretches them out, leaving Robin in pain. At the end of the episode, after Robin rescues the Titans and defeats the H.I.V.E with his new whistling power, Starfire states lovingly that she couldn't know that whistling can be so strong. Robin grabs Starfire by the hand and they begin to dance. Starfire then tells Robin to kiss her. They both pucker up while the other Titans watch in awe.
In Head Fruit, he told Starfire that someone had a crush on her, which was implying himself. As he was about to tell her, Beast Boy shook his head so that everyone would fall out of his treehouse.
In The Return of Slade, Robin said he finally got a kiss from Star after defeating Slade. Although, it was an off screen.
In A Cat's Fancy, Robin is so determined to receive Starfire's attention to where he is willing to become a cat, knowing how much she loves them. Starfire loves cat Robin, to the point where she renames him 'Sassy Pants' and never leaves his side. Because of this, she leaves the Titans to live with Sassy Pants, thus causing her to become a cat lady. After six months, Robin doesn't want her to be a cat lady anymore, so he dresses up as a dog, and Starfire rejoins the Titans, loving the dog Robin, then Robin was presumably hit by a car at the end.
In the episode A Farce, Robin tries to get Starfire to admit that she has feelings for him, but she didn't.
In some cases however, Robin was shown to mistreat Starfire on the same level as the other Titans to the point where he is even abusive to her without showing any remorse. For example, in Staff Meeting, Starfire was among the others constantly being beaten by Robin with his staff.
In Croissant, Robin calls Starfire ugly (not only because of her crude makeup, but he says it right to her face) and continuously puts a bag over her head throughout the first act of the episode.
In Hey You, Don't Forget about Me in Your Memory and by far the most controversial depiction to date, Robin takes his anger over not being valedictorian on not only his teammates, but Starfire as well by crane kicking her, karate chopping her in the face, and throwing a bike on top of her and the others.
In Pure Protein, Robin sets Starfire and the others on fire again while laughing manically to dispose of their clothing.
In Jinxed, upon learning from Jinx that the Titans will only listen to him from yelling and violence, Robin smacks Starfire to which she fearfully admits is 'inspiring'.
Robin usually gets along well with Beast Boy as they are very good friends. Although at times both get annoyed by one another, with Robin being intolerant of Beast Boy's slacker attitude, while Beast Boy is irritated by Robin's bossiness.
In Pie Bros, Robin sees a depressed Beast Boy and asks him what is wrong. Beast Boy explains he's sad he doesn't have enough money. Robin explains that friends don't care how much they spend, which makes Beast Boy feel better. He demonstrates by giving Cyborg a half-drunk soda for a present, but this isn't received well. He then whispers to Beast Boy, "we cheapos need to stick together."
In Dude Relax, when Robin has trouble relaxing, Beast Boy offers to teach him and proclaims himself the master. Not wanting to have Beast Boy be better than him at something, Robin eagerly follows his example.
In Gorilla, Robin becomes very annoyed at Beast Boy where he takes a gorilla form and refuses to listen to Robin at all, and is acts like a complete nuisance to everyone. Robin eventually loses it and threatens to ground Beast Boy, but Beast Boy challenges Robin for leadership and successfully overthrows him. Robin also didn't like his leadership because it was focused around "helping" monkeys and didn't do any good for anyone. Robin is able to retake his position as leader by tickling Beast Boy into submission. Everything seems to go relatively back to normal after that.
Despite their constant disagreements, there are times when the two are shown getting along, and consider themselves "bros" along with Cyborg.
In Girl's Night Out, the two enjoy a Boy's Night Out with Cyborg laughing with each other and agreeing to each other's every thought.
In You're Fired!, Robin along with the other Titans fired Beast Boy from the Teen Titans. Later, Robin put him in the Teen Titans again as the new receptionist. In Caged Tiger Robin and Beast Boy, along with Cyborg, are shown hanging out as the "bros", and went on a "bro-cation" together. However after being trapped in the elevator they begin to get annoyed at each other.
In Little Buddies, Beast Boy cheered as Dave attacked Robin.
In Hot Garbage, the poor hygiene of Beast Boy's room momentarily kills all of the Titans, until Robin revives them. He is disgusted by the state of Beast Boy's room and is determined to clean it up, despite Beast Boy's protests. Beast Boy becomes heartbroken by the many things that Robin discarded, but later on Robin is forced to pursue Beast Boy through the labyrinth of garbage. Eventually Beast Boy makes him see the value of garbage, after it saves his life, and he accepts Beast Boy's way of life. As well as Some of Their Parts, where he thought Beast Boy was moving out and was disappointed when he found out he wasn't.
While the two are generally friends, Robin and Raven are frequently at odds with one another. Despite their differences, Robin and Raven do hold a level of respect for one another, being the maturest Titans on the team. In Driver's Ed, Raven and the other Titans becomes annoyed at Robin for making them drive him places for dumb reasons. She makes an effort to tease him when he fails his driver's test several times, and is determined that he would fail.
In Laundry Day, they can still get very annoyed with each other very easily. Raven pointed out it was Robin's turn to do chores but Robin avoided it and made Raven do them. She got so annoyed with him that she pretended their clothes became possessed and attacked the Titans. As a result, Robin apologizes and was willing to do the laundry for a whole year if they got out of it. At that point, Raven accepts and stops the spell that possessed their clothes, tricking Robin.
In Super Robin, Robin wanted superpowers, but Raven told him that they were a curse and she wasn't going to give them to him. However, then she said that if he did the chicken dance, she would grant him powers. Once he did the dance, Raven gave Robin the powers, still warning him that they are a curse. Many years later, once the Titans met old Robin, Raven goes in Robin's face and tells him again that having superpowers are a curse, and watches him die.
In Staff Meeting, at the start Raven tries to talk sense into Robin and inform him his staff isn't alive, and calls it a "stick". This infuriates Robin and leads him to beat her up along with the rest of the Titans. Raven partakes in using Robin's staff and fights over it with the other Titans, leading it to be broken. Seeing a Robin severely depressed, Raven offers to tell him where he can get a new staff. Robin at first refuses her offer, but after hearing it could be "magic" he takes up her offer. Raven explains he must journey to the Universe Tree across several harsh terrains, where he will find what he is looking for, and teleports him there. After Robin claims his new staff, he returns home to find Raven had fixed his old staff using a spell, and is delighted to be reunited.
In Colors of Raven, Robin was frequently attacked and knocked around by Rage Raven. He was willing to kiss Passion Raven in order to capture her as well. He also seems to support her in being more open with herself as seen in "Legs" but they both agree that it's okay to let go every once in a while.
In Uncle Jokes, Raven is the only one who finds Robin's jokes to be funny. Robin is appreciative that at least Raven laughs at his jokes. While Robin is categorizing each of the Titans' roles, he states that Raven is the "sarcastic older sister". They are not really love interests in the show.
In Boys vs Girls, Robin continues making remarks about how boys are superior to girls, which greatly irritates Raven and Starfire. Robin is furious when the girls win over Beast Boy and Cyborg's respect, and they start hanging out with the girls. To win back the boys, he steals a vial of "cooties" from a government laboratory and infects the girls with it. Raven immediately suspects Robin of doing it. Robin offers the girls a cure through a "cootie catcher", but only if the girls admit he is better. In retaliation the girls try to touch the boys so they catch cooties as well. After a long chase around town, the girls succeed in and Robin gives in to Raven's demand and hands over the cootie catcher.
In Crazy Day, Raven is extremely annoyed by Robin and the other Titans as they try to out-crazy each other, but after Raven gets possessed by Trigon and joins in the craziness, Robin becomes very competitive and is determined to be even crazier. Robin and the possessed Raven then spend the majority of the episode trier to be sillier than the other, to which Raven comes out victorious and Robin respects and crowns her "captain crazy".
In Hose Water, the two of them get into a "egg pun" contest, to see which one of them can make the wittier egg pun. Robin later becomes very aggressive that Raven would challenge his skill in making puns.
In Nean, Robin was crying over a pot of chili (which Starfire was going to marry) and Raven in her nice form told Robin to be himself and that Robin is cool too. Robin hugs Raven to thank her and when Robin walks away, Raven said that it actually felt nice and being nice isn't bad after all.
Robin and Cyborg are very good friends, and both use their own specially designed gadgets in battle. In Staff Meeting, Cyborg is shocked to find out that he is not actually Robin's best friend, but his staff actually is. The two tend to tease each other like brothers quite often, as seen in The Date, where Cyborg teases Robin for playing a "little girl game". Cyborg thinks Robin is very "cool", and enjoys hanging out with him.
In Gorilla, Cyborg helps to train Robin to be a fit enough leader and take down Beast boy.
In Power Moves, Cyborg often looks down upon Robin for being too ignorant. Cyborg, for the most part, respects Robin as a leader, but is not afraid to object to any order he doesn't like.
In "Caged Tiger", Robin mentioned how he found it cool that Cyborg is half human and half robot.
Robin seems to be interested in Cyborg's powers. He helped him in "Real Boy Adventures" to get his robot suit eventually.
When Terra first arrived in Terra-ized, Robin instantly became filled with excitement at the thought of a new Titan member. He wasn't sure what to think of her at first, so before he would let her join, Robin decided to make her undergo some tests. Robin became impressed with her and was excited to let her join. Robin was also with Starfire and Cyborg when they thought Raven was jealous.
Batman (adoptive father/mentor)
Batman and Robin always had a father-son type relationship. The two were partners who fought crime together for many years, before Robin decided to become a solo hero. Robin is also apparently afraid of Batman. In the episode Sidekick, Robin is seen terrified whenever one of his teammates touches Batman's stuff. In Prank'd!, Robin's fear of Batman is further confirmed, when he orders an evacuation plan just because Beast Boy prank called Batman from the Tower. Despite his apparent fear of Batman, Robin still brags about the fact that Batman trusts him.
In Titans Most Wanted, it is revealed that Batman still cares about Robin when he breaks the H.I.V.E. Five out of prison, solely to allow Robin and his team the opportunity to beat his own record for "Most Villains Defeated in One Day".
Batgirl (former love interest, wife in alternate timeline)
Robin and Batgirl are close friends. They both were Batman's sidekicks at one point. In various incarnations of DC Comics, Robin and Batgirl have dated. In Staring at the Future, we get a glimpse at the Titans' lives in 30 years. Robin and Batgirl have sealed the deal, even having three kids. Robin says he is very happy with his life, and doesn't appear to have any feelings left for Starfire. This changes as Beast Boy and Cyborg travel back to their own time to alter history. In "Yearbook Madness", Batgirl signs in Starfire's yearbook "Get your hands off my man", referring to Robin.
Speedy (rival)Robin has been shown to have an intense rivalry with Speedy with them being similar in appearance, similar in voice, and both being former sidekicks of big time Justice League (Robin to Batman, Speedy to Green Arrow) heroes gone solo. This rivalry is further aggravated by the events of The Date. As shown in the episode, they both have affections for Starfire, and their rivalry makes it so that neither of them get to fulfill a date with Starfire, but in the original series they were friends.
In Yearbook Madness, Robin is still shown to have a hatred for Speedy, since he wouldn't let him sign his yearbook. however, Speedy was shown to willingly sign it, showing either that Speedy no longer hates Robin, was going to write something mean, or maybe he just didnt care they were enemies.
Robin sees Mammoth as the strongest, toughest member of the H.I.V.E. Five, and as a result often declares he as the leader should be the one to fight him. Robin and Mammoth have frequently brawled, with the results ranging from Robin overwhelming Mammoth, to barely struggling to win.
In "Gorilla", while Robin is tangling with Mammoth, he calls out to Beast Boy for help. However Beast Boy who had decided to annoy Robin refuses, leaving Robin to get flattened by Mammoth.
In "Super Robin", Robin saves Mammoth for himself, declaring as leader he should take down the biggest, baddest villain. However, he has a lot of trouble taking on Mammoth. All of the other Titans finish before him with little effort and wait on him. After a long dragged out fight which exhausts Robin, he finally topples the giant.
In "No Power", Robin demonstrates to the other Titans how to fight without powers, and proceeds to beat Mammoth up.
In "In and Out", while infiltrating the H.I.V.E. Tower as Red X, Robin plans to gain the H.I.V.E.'s loyalty by beating up Mammoth, the biggest member, to prove his worth. Upon entering the H.I.V.E. Tower where Gizmo shows hesitation to inducting him, Robin immediately pounds Mammoth and leaves him crippled.
Episodes focusing on Robin
* The Date
* No Power
* Be Mine
* The Mask
Songs Sung by Robin
* The Night Begins to Shine (near the end)
Season 4 ===
* Shrimps and Prime Rib (Song) (reprise)
* Robin has an obvious crush for Starfire, but, it isn't very obvious if Starfire likes him back. This was the opposite during the first season of the old show, however in "Starfire the Terrible", in a retroback, she was shown to about to give Robin flowers, which means she might have feelings for him.
* It is unknown if he will use red birdarang's in this show.
* He believes that his sandwiches are the best.
* It is shown that Robin's staff has a few weapons inside it in Meatball Party when he was fighting the black octopus robin's staff is seen having a stunning or paralylzed weapon. in Mas y Menos robin prepared for the perfect timing to stop Mas and Menos from running too fast with his staff and it was seen his another weapon was a big flash explosion inside his staff
* In Mouth Hole, Starfire is shown to hold affection for Robin, as she asked him to kiss her.
** On top of that, however, she had no shown feelings for him in Rocks and Water.
** It should be noted though, she showed some brief attraction to him in her "serious form" in "Let's Get Serious".
** Another example of Starfire holding some affection for Robin is in the episode "The Return of Slade". Robin states that he got a kiss from Star, resulting with her giggling.
* Robin is very impulsive and can lose control very easily. This was the complete opposite in the original show; where in fact Robin was very calm in almost every situation.
* Robin has been the antagonist of an episode more than any of the other Titans, with a total of 10 episodes.
* Several episode indicate Robin has a fragile mental state, and can easily resort to questionably sane or completely insane behavior. Such instances include: The Date, Staff Meeting, Sidekick, Uncle Jokes, Puppets, Whaaaaat?, Sandwich Thief, Yearbook Madness and Rad Dudes with Bad Tudes.
* As seen in Laundry Day, Robin has fangirls.
* In his room, Robin has a lot of things with the faces of mostly Batman villains on them, which he uses to either punch or throw birdarangs at.
* In Video Game References, Robin has a habit of being in a constant state of excitement which elevates his blood pressure as well as making enjoyable things boring.
* Robin has left the Teen Titans 7 times: Super Robin, Staring at the Future, Money Grandma, Robin Backwards, Let's Get Serious, Multiple Trick Pony, and for unknown reasons in Two Bumble Bees and a Wasp.
* There are several running gags revolving around Robin in the series:
** Robin's obsession over Starfire and his vain attempts to win her heart.
** Robin being narcissistic and selfish in his quest to be a true hero or the greatest hero.
** Him doing something wrong, then later realizing his mistake. Then he apologizes to the Titans, but the Titans don't seem to notice and/or care.
** Robin getting injured.
** Robin being depicted as crazy; often involving him having a panic attack, talking to himself, or hearing voices.
** Robin arriving or leaving by throwing a gas canister on the ground.
** Robin being obsessive over being the leader of the Titans.
** Robin using his grapple gun for faster travel.
** Him hearing disembodied voices
** Him making butt jokes.
* It is revealed in Parasite that Robin has various pictures of himself which he stores in his computer.
* Robin is the only Titan who does not have the natural ability to fly.
* In Staff Meeting, it's shown that Robin has an unhealthy attachment to his staff and treats it like a real person. He will become extremely emotional if his staff is broken.
* Robin has his own, branded headphones, shown in Meatball Party.
* Robin seems to love tacos, as shown in Lazy Sunday.
* Sometimes Robin's birdarangs are red, while usually they are black.
* As revealed in Starfire The Terrible, Robin is apparently in love with the moon. However, he may have been thinking of Starfire, contrary to what Starfire believed.
* Robin does not have an archenemy in this series, even though in the original Teen Titans series it was Slade.
* In Thanksgiving, it is revealed that he's Raven least favorite Titan.
** However, since Robin treats his actual staff as a friend, he could actually have five "Little Buddies" if his staff is counted.
* According to Jinx in Opposites, he has a celery scent.
* His current costume is the same outfit that Tim Drake wore in the Comics when he became Robin.
* His hair resembles Tim Drakes' when wet
* As shown in Puppets, Whaaaaat?, Robin gets angry when the Titans don't follow his orders.
* Robin and Raven are the only character that named with a bird started the letter "R".
* Robin is a fan of Pretty Pretty Pegasus, which Raven likes.
* It was shown in "Yearbook Madness" that the other heroes in the DC universe like the Teen Titans except for Robin.
* It has been shown in "Spice Game" that Robin cannot take spicy foods, not even a grain of salt.
* It has been shown in the episode "Grube's Fairytales" that Robin is skilled in playing the flute.
* Robin's Bo Staff was Tim Drake's Weapon of choice in the Comics.
* In "Beast Boy's St. Patrick's Day Luck and it's Bad", it is revealed Robin used to be a leprechaun and also is Irish.
* In "Obinray", it is revealed that Robin dislikes secrets.
* Other than Trigon, Robin's parents are the only parents of any other Titan who made an appearance in the series.
* Robin (along with Raven) are the only two Titans who have not celebrated their birthday in the series.
* Robin has a somewhat similar personality to Benson from Regular Show and Rabbit from Winnie the Pooh.
* Robin is the second most pessimistic member of the group after Raven.
* In this series Robin is shown crying  but in the original series he never have cried.
The quotes for Robin can be found here.
== Voice in other languages ==
* Botond Előd (Season 1), Álmos Előd (Season 2 onwards) (Hungarian)
* Alessio De Filippis (Italian)
* Florian Silaghi (Romanian)
* Manolo Rey (Brazil)
* Peter Michael (Portuguese pt-pt)
* Matias Kozlowski (French)
|The image gallery for Robin may be viewed here.|