History Characters / BewareTheBatman

19th Jul '17 11:04:55 AM GamerSlyRatchet
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* {{Adorkable}}: In episodes 6 and 7, with regards to his budding romance with Dr. Ravencroft.

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* {{Adorkable}}: In episodes 6 and 7, with regards to his budding romance with Dr. Ravencroft. He's a little more smooth when dating Ava Kirk.



* BadassInDistress: In episodes 2 and 7, with a cliffhanger example in 13.

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* BadassInDistress: In episodes 2 "Secrets" and 7, "Family", with a cliffhanger example in 13."Fall".



* CharlesAtlasSuperpower: He gets hit with a door to a bank vault, which dislocates his shoulder... and he just pops said shoulder back into place while ''barely changing his facial expression''. He then proceeds to go about beating the crap out of the thugs he was fighting with only a minor look of discomfort on his face. In Episode 10, ''Sacrifice'', he and Katana jump off a multi-story building and land on their feet, barely breaking stride.

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* CharlesAtlasSuperpower: He gets hit with a door to a bank vault, which dislocates his shoulder... and he just pops said shoulder back into place while ''barely changing his facial expression''. He then proceeds to go about beating the crap out of the thugs he was fighting with only a minor look of discomfort on his face. In Episode 10, ''Sacrifice'', he and Katana jump off a multi-story building and land on their feet, barely breaking stride.



* AffablyEvil: Acts very polite despite his ruthlessness, [[spoiler: and even compliments Batman despite outright dominating him in their fight.]]
* AlwaysSomeoneBetter: [[spoiler: He's got Batman's ''number'' in hand-to-hand combat. Batman even admits he can't beat him.]]

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* AffablyEvil: Acts very polite despite his ruthlessness, [[spoiler: and even compliments Batman despite outright dominating him in their fight.]]
fight.
* AlwaysSomeoneBetter: [[spoiler: He's got Batman's ''number'' in hand-to-hand combat. Batman even admits he can't beat him.]]



* BigBad: Of the League of Assassins.

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* BigBad: Of the League of Assassins.Assassins and the first half of the season.



* CarnivalOfKillers: [[spoiler:Arranges one in "Reckoning" with Batman's previously beaten, jailed enemies.]]

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* CarnivalOfKillers: [[spoiler:Arranges [[spoiler: Arranges one in "Reckoning" with Batman's previously beaten, jailed enemies.]]



* CurbStompBattle: [[spoiler: His first fight with Batman ends decisively in his favor, and his second fight nearly ends the same way until Batman reveals he was stalling.]]
* DraggedOffToHell: [[spoiler: In spirit if not necessarily literally. Batman defeats him by freeing the trapped souls of his enemies from the Soultaker. The vengeful spirits proceed to drag down a deep elevator shaft.]]

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* CurbStompBattle: [[spoiler: His first fight with Batman ends decisively in his favor, and his second fight nearly ends the same way until Batman reveals he was stalling.]]
stalling.
* DraggedOffToHell: [[spoiler: In spirit spirit, if not necessarily literally. Batman defeats him by freeing the trapped souls of his enemies from the Soultaker. The vengeful spirits proceed to drag down a deep elevator shaft.]]



* GreaterScopeVillain: His invasion of Gotham causes Alfred to leave, Harvey Dent to become District Attorney, and Barbara Gordon to become more involved in crime fighting, all important plots in the second half of the season.



* KnightOfCerebus: [[spoiler: His appearance marks Batman's first major defeat in the series and nearly brings Gotham to its knees. And the rammifications of his actions have lasting effects on Batman's team and on Gotham.]]
* OrcusOnHisThrone: [[spoiler:Beyond his fights with Batman and personally approaching the villains in "Reckoning"]], he mostly sits on a chair, having the League do most of the dirty work for him.

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* KnightOfCerebus: [[spoiler: His appearance marks Batman's first major defeat in the series and nearly brings Gotham to its knees. And the rammifications of his actions have lasting effects on Batman's team and on Gotham.]]
Gotham.
* OrcusOnHisThrone: [[spoiler:Beyond Beyond his fights with Batman and personally approaching the villains in "Reckoning"]], "Reckoning", he mostly sits on a chair, having the League do most of the dirty work for him.



* WorthyOpponent: [[spoiler:Even though he's Batman's better in combat, he still considers Batman this.]]

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* WorthyOpponent: [[spoiler:Even Even though he's Batman's better in combat, he still considers Batman this.]]
this.
9th Feb '17 1:47:58 PM PrimeEvil
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* PetTheDog: He seems to seriously care for Mr. Toad.
* PigMan: It's just a mask, but he fits the bill.



* PetTheDog: He seems to seriously care for Mr. Toad.
* PigMan: It's just a mask, but he fits the bill.
25th Jan '17 12:05:01 AM PaulA
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* TheWindInTheWillows: While his original theme from the comic books comes from a perversion of Theatre/{{Pygmalion}}, his incarnation in this show draws reference instead from TheWindInTheWillows.

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* TheWindInTheWillows: While his original theme from the comic books comes from a perversion of Theatre/{{Pygmalion}}, his incarnation in this show draws reference instead from TheWindInTheWillows.



* {{Thememobile}}: Drives a car straight out of TheWindInTheWillows.

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* {{Thememobile}}: Drives a car straight out of TheWindInTheWillows.''Literature/TheWindInTheWillows''.



* TheWindInTheWillows: He's a reference to Mr. Toad from the book.

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* TheWindInTheWillows: He's a reference to Mr. Toad from the book.
9th Jan '17 5:35:30 PM GentleMart
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* GlassCannon: His croak is often powerful enough to send people flying. But a single kick is usually enough to incapacitate him.
7th Nov '16 1:44:58 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* GreaterScopeVillain: [[spoiler: As of now, despite the cancellation of the show where her SuddenSequelHeelSyndrome is never explained and explored, she is considered by some to be this of "Toxic" by proxy for Rex Mason's transformation into Metamorpho by her father's hand following her villainous revelation at the end of "Monsters" and her pivotal role in her debut in "Toxic".]]
26th Oct '16 6:18:38 PM GamerSlyRatchet
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* TurnInYourBadge: [[spoiler:Quits in disgust after a deranged Dent forces Mayor Hull to declare martial Law and turn the SCU and SWAT teams into aanti-Batman kill squads.]]

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* TurnInYourBadge: [[spoiler:Quits in disgust after a deranged Dent forces Mayor Hull to declare martial Law and turn the SCU and SWAT teams into aanti-Batman anti-Batman kill squads.]]
26th Oct '16 6:01:06 PM GamerSlyRatchet
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%%* BadassInDistress: In episode 5.

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%%* BadassInDistress: In episode 5."Broken".



* TheCommissionerGordon: Surprisingly subverted, considering he's anti-Batman. [[spoiler: At least until episode 8, when he finally starts playing this trope straight. Then literally in "Nexus", after Ra's bumped off the old one.]]

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* TheCommissionerGordon: Surprisingly subverted, considering he's anti-Batman. [[spoiler: At least until episode 8, "Allies", when he finally starts playing this trope straight. Then literally in "Nexus", after Ra's bumped off the old one.]]commissioner.



** [[spoiler: By episode 8, they're no longer enemies.]]

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** [[spoiler: By episode 8, eight, they're no longer enemies.]]



* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:In episode 8, he finally decides to start working with Batman after he saves Barbara and takes the blame for letting Whale run.]]
* HeroAntagonist: [[spoiler: Not anymore.]]

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* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:In episode 8, In "Allies", he finally decides to start working with Batman after he saves Barbara and takes the blame for letting Whale run.]]
run.
* HeroAntagonist: [[spoiler: Not anymore.]]anymore after Batman saves Barbara.



** [[spoiler: As of "Allies", he's no longer the antagonist and is actively working with Batman.]]

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** [[spoiler: As of "Allies", he's no longer the antagonist and is actively working with Batman.Batman.
* TurnInYourBadge: [[spoiler:Quits in disgust after a deranged Dent forces Mayor Hull to declare martial Law and turn the SCU and SWAT teams into aanti-Batman kill squads.
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18th Sep '16 9:46:15 AM NOYB
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* BitchInSheepsClothing: [[spoiler: In "Monsters," based on the tone of Batman's response and the response itself after Sapphire expresses how she still love Rex even after just smugly admitting to be behind the plot to tear down Old Gotham, Batman possibly now view her as this and only lied that Rex is dead and repeated his threat to her to have her arrested to not buy into her act as he saw it as and that he's not going to be fooled by any more of criminals' sympathies that would lower his guard]].
* BrokenPedestal: In "Toxic", Batman views and treats her as Rex's lover who expresses her concerns for him, however, [[spoiler: in "Monsters", any sympathy and pity Batman had for her is diminished as he now views her with disdain as just another CorruptCorporateExecutive upon discovering her criminal plan. Even when Sapphire express how she still love Rex and express concern for him, Batman shows NoSympathy and instead lies to her about Rex being dead and concludes his talk with her by threatening to have her arrested like her father if she continues with her corrupt schemes.]]

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* BitchInSheepsClothing: [[spoiler: In "Monsters," based on the tone of Batman's response and the response itself after Sapphire expresses how she still love loves Rex even after just smugly admitting to be behind the plot to tear down Old Gotham, Batman possibly now view her as this and only lied that Rex is dead and repeated his threat to her to have her arrested to not buy into her act as he saw it as and that he's not going to be fooled by any more of criminals' sympathies that would lower his guard]].
* BrokenPedestal: In "Toxic", Batman views and treats her as Rex's lover who expresses her concerns for him, however, [[spoiler: in "Monsters", any sympathy and pity Batman had for her is diminished as he now views her with disdain as just another CorruptCorporateExecutive upon discovering her criminal plan. Even when Sapphire express how she still love loves Rex and express concern for him, Batman shows NoSympathy and instead lies to her about Rex being dead and concludes his talk with her by threatening to have her arrested like her father if she continues with her corrupt schemes.]]
22nd Aug '16 7:02:06 PM Etheru
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* GenericDoomsdayVillain: The show never goes into his motivations for ''why'' he's specifically targeting Gotham for his goals or why he wants to conquer it.
16th Aug '16 1:00:02 AM Anicomicgeek
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* AdaptationalHeroism: Daedalus Boch in the comics was a demon-worshiping murderer who used the blood of his victims in his paint. Here, he just seems to be a petty vandal.

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* AdaptationalHeroism: Daedalus Boch in the comics was a demon-worshiping murderer who used the blood of his victims in his paint. Here, he just seems to be a petty vandal. [[spoiler: He also doesn't kill Junkyard Dog to unleash demons like he did in the comics.]]



* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Junkyard Dog. At least we presume.

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* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Junkyard Dog. At least we presume. In the comics, his real name is Tucker Long.


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* SparedByTheAdaptation: [[spoiler:Daedalus Boch doesn't kill Junkyard Dog.]]
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