Jason Todd was a kid in trouble with the law. Batman found him stealing the tires off the Batmobile and later took him in to train him to become the next Robin.
Ra's al Ghul hired the Joker to distract Batman and Robin. During the fight, Joker kidnapped and beat Jason with a crowbar. Before Batman could get to Jason who was trapped inside the warehouse, the bomb the Joker had set up exploded. With the unnecessary death of Jason weighing on Ra's mind, his guilt drove him to secretly take the body to the Lazarus Pit in order to bring Jason back to life. The Pit had affected Jason's mind. Using the past alias of the Joker, Jason took up a more aggressive type of crime fighting as the Red Hood.
Eventually, Jason confronted Batman and the two engaged in a fight. After Batman refused to kill the Joker, Jason shot at him but he swiftly dodged the bullet. The Joker then exploded the building, leaving Jason's fate unknown though he is presumably finally at peace. However, a few days later, Alfred approached Bruce on whether to take down Jason's memorial. Bruce refuses, saying 'this doesn't change anything'.
- This version of the character is exclusive to the continuity of the film Batman: Under the Hood and is an adaptation of Jason Todd. The original character was created by Gerry Conway and Don Newton and first appeared in Batman #357.
- Jason Todd was voiced by Jensen Ackles. In flashbacks, Jason was voiced by Alexander Martella as a child and by Vincent Martella as a teen.
- 1 Appearances of Jason Todd (Batman: Under the Red Hood)
- 5 Images featuring Jason Todd (Batman: Under the Red Hood)
- 2 Quotations by or about Jason Todd (Batman: Under the Red Hood)
- Character Gallery: Jason Todd (Batman: Under the Red Hood)
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