History Film / BatmanReturns

19th Jul '16 12:40:32 PM HaggisMcCrablice
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** The giant rubber-duck boat Penguin uses was actually first seen in the TheNewAdventuresofBatman episode "Reading, Writing, and Wronging" two decades earlier.

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** The giant rubber-duck boat Penguin uses was actually first seen in the TheNewAdventuresofBatman TheNewAdventuresOfBatman episode "Reading, Writing, and Wronging" two decades earlier.
19th Jul '16 12:39:29 PM HaggisMcCrablice
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** The giant rubber-duck boat Penguin uses was actually first seen in the TheNewAdventuresofBatman episode "Reading, Writing, and Wronging" two decades earlier.
15th Jul '16 11:30:30 PM The12thDoctor
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'''The Penguin:''' Ah. The direct approach. I admire that in a man with a mask! ''(chuckles, but then turns serious)'' You don't really think you'll ''win'', do you?\\

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'''The Penguin:''' Ah. The direct approach. I admire that in a man with a mask! ''(chuckles, but then turns serious)'' You don't really think you'll ''win'', '''win''', do you?\\
15th Jul '16 11:30:12 PM The12thDoctor
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[[caption-width-right:350:''[[TheHero The bat]], [[AntiVillain The cat]], [[BigBad The penguin]].'']]

->'''Batman:''' You're not the Mayor.\\

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->'''Batman:'''
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-->'''Batman:'''
You're not the Mayor.\\



'''The Penguin:''' Ah. The direct approach. I admire that in a man with a mask! [''chuckles, but then turns serious''] You don't really think you'll ''win'', do you?\\

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'''The Penguin:''' Ah. The direct approach. I admire that in a man with a mask! [''chuckles, ''(chuckles, but then turns serious''] serious)'' You don't really think you'll ''win'', do you?\\
15th Jul '16 11:29:06 PM The12thDoctor
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[[caption-width-right:273:''[[TheHero The Bat]]. [[AntiVillain The Cat]]. [[BigBad The Penguin]].'']]

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9th Jul '16 10:42:08 PM 10-13-2
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** You could argue that much of the plot hinges on this trope. The Gothamites (well, most of them) show unusual tolerance and understanding toward the Penguin...even though, deformity notwithstanding he gives them plenty of reasons not to. This just might be because they all have the warm fuzzies due to what time of year it is. (A deleted line even has one Gothamite remarking that [[TrueMeaningOfChristmas "He helps you remember the true meaning of the holiday."]]
** I wish I could hand out world peace, and unconditional love, [[InadvertentEntranceCue wrapped in a big bow]]."

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** You could argue that much of the plot hinges on this trope. The Gothamites (well, most of them) show unusual tolerance and understanding toward the Penguin...even though, deformity notwithstanding notwithstanding, he gives them plenty of reasons not to. This just might be because they all have the warm fuzzies due to what time of year it is. (A deleted line even has one Gothamite remarking that [[TrueMeaningOfChristmas "He helps you remember the true meaning of the holiday."]]
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** [[PeaceAndLoveIncorporated I wish I could hand out world peace, and unconditional love, love]], [[InadvertentEntranceCue wrapped in a big bow]]."
4th Jul '16 3:30:12 PM 10-13-2
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* DoTheyKnowItsChristmasTime: Played with in a number of ways.
** The Mayor is saddened by the Red Triangle Gang's urban destruction and consoles the crowd by saying that the community should come together during Christmas, no matter how clichéd that sounds. ("I don't care what the cynics say.")
** You could argue that much of the plot hinges on this trope. The Gothamites (well, most of them) show unusual tolerance and understanding toward the Penguin...even though, deformity notwithstanding he gives them plenty of reasons not to. This just might be because they all have the warm fuzzies due to what time of year it is. (A deleted line even has one Gothamite remarking that [[TrueMeaningOfChristmas "He helps you remember the true meaning of the holiday."]]
** I wish I could hand out world peace, and unconditional love, [[InadvertentEntranceCue wrapped in a big bow]]."
** Subverted by Bruce when he sees Selina on the street and notices how sad she is. He guesses that she must have "the holiday blues."
24th Jun '16 3:07:02 PM TitoMosquito
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* ArmorPiercingQuestion: "Who the hell do you think you are?"
-->'''Selina:''' ''(in tears)'' I don't know anymore, Bruce...
20th May '16 4:07:19 AM foxley
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* MurderByRemoteControlVehicle: The Penguin installs a remote control device in the Batmobile and uses it to try and kill Batman while Batman is driving.
3rd May '16 10:36:54 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* MosesInTheBullrushes: Oswald Cobblepot's parents, horrified by his appearance and cruelty, put him into a basket and drop him into a river. He is then carried away by murky waters and adopted by... penguins.

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* MosesInTheBullrushes: MosesInTheBulrushes: Oswald Cobblepot's parents, horrified by his appearance and cruelty, put him into a basket and drop him into a river. He is then carried away by murky waters and adopted by... penguins.



** There's also the MosesInTheBullrushes stuff going on in the opening, along with "33 Years Later..." and the Penguin's penultimate plan to kidnap all of Gotham's first born sons and baptise/drown them in the pool of toxic waste.

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** There's also the MosesInTheBullrushes MosesInTheBulrushes stuff going on in the opening, along with "33 Years Later..." and the Penguin's penultimate plan to kidnap all of Gotham's first born sons and baptise/drown them in the pool of toxic waste.
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