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26th Jul '16 3:21:02 PM AHI-3000
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*** Later on, we see that Batman has become so fearless that not only is he pulling off stunts that are even crazier than usual, he has lost his [[ThouShaltNotKill unwillingness to kill people]]; he tries (but fails) to kill Scarecrow and some of his henchmen, [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness so Robin has to stop him]].

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*** Later on, we see that Batman has become so fearless that not only is he pulling off stunts that are even crazier stunts than usual, he has also lost his [[ThouShaltNotKill unwillingness to kill people]]; he tries (but fails) to kill Scarecrow and some of his henchmen, [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness so Robin has to stop him]].
26th Jul '16 3:18:51 PM AHI-3000
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*** Later on, we see that Batman has become so fearless that not only is he pulling off stunts that are even crazier than usual, he has lost his [[ThouShaltNotKill unwillingness to kill people]]; he tries (but fails) to kill Scarecrow and some of his henchmen, [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness so Robin has to stop him]].
18th Jul '16 6:30:53 AM MrStath2015
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*** Unlikely; ''"Trial"'' has an instance in which Jervis blames Batman for his lack of a relationship with Alice. When called out on this and told he could have respected Alice's wishes, he snaps and screeches that he'd ''kill'' her before he'd let that happen.
28th Jun '16 1:13:39 AM Anicomicgeek
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** The Scarecrow is unnerving at best, but there's one particular shot of him in the episode "Fear of Victory", seen through the eyes of a {{Mook}} dosed with his fear chemical, that looks like [[NightmareFace all your childhood nightmares condensed into one snarling visage]]. When next we see the mook, he's curled up under a prison cot, unable to do more than shiver.
*** [[SchmuckBait In case you're curious]], [[http://worldsfinestonline.com/WF/batman/btas/episodes/fearofvictory/22.jpg here's]] the shot of him.

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** The Scarecrow is unnerving at best, but there's one particular shot (currently the page picture) of him in the episode "Fear of Victory", seen through the eyes of a {{Mook}} dosed with his fear chemical, that looks like [[NightmareFace all your childhood nightmares condensed into one snarling visage]]. When next we see the mook, he's curled up under a prison cot, unable to do more than shiver.
*** [[SchmuckBait In case you're curious]], [[http://worldsfinestonline.com/WF/batman/btas/episodes/fearofvictory/22.jpg here's]] the shot of him.
shiver.
24th Jun '16 12:27:41 PM nightshade1218
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[[caption-width-right:350:"I will now proceed with ''[[NightmareFace step two...]]''"]]
15th Feb '16 8:03:21 PM NausicaaoftheSpirits
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*** On the subject of the duplicate, at the beginning of the episode, we have no idea at all that it's a duplicate right up until a mook shoots it, only for said mook to get an "OhCrap" moment [[RoboticReveal upon seeing a hole full of circuitry in its stomach.]] And later, when the real Batman shows up, the mook, traumatized from his encounter with the duplicate, exclaims, "Keep him away, man! He ain't human! Get it away from me!" And then after Alfred also discovers that the Batman is a duplicate, he escapes into the Bat Cave and activates the knockout gas. Then it appears right behind Alfred, unaffected by the gas, and takes off the gas mask Alfred is wearing, forcing Alfred to breathe in the gas, which knocks him out.

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*** On the subject of the duplicate, at the beginning of the episode, we have no idea at all that it's a duplicate right up until a mook shoots it, only for said mook to get an "OhCrap" moment [[RoboticReveal upon seeing a hole full of circuitry in its stomach.]] And later, when the real Batman shows up, the mook, traumatized from his encounter with the duplicate, exclaims, "Keep him away, man! He ain't human! Get it away from me!" And then after Alfred also discovers that the Batman is a duplicate, he escapes into the Bat Cave Cave, ignoring the duplicate's pleas for help, and activates the knockout gas. Then it appears right behind Alfred, unaffected by the gas, and takes off the gas mask Alfred is wearing, forcing Alfred to breathe in the gas, which knocks him out.
12th Feb '16 6:14:24 AM RADIX
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*** In "Batman: Mask Of The Phantasm", A man DIES OF LAUGHTER!!!
*** In Mask of the Phantasm, [[spoiler:the corpse of the mob boss the Joker killed]].

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*** In "Batman: Mask Of The Phantasm", A man DIES OF LAUGHTER!!!
*** In Mask of the Phantasm, [[spoiler:the corpse of the mob boss the Joker killed]].killed, the discovery of which sets off a bomb that the Phantasm barely escapes.]].



** And then there's the time he had a creepy robot clown driving his boat that emitted a cloud of laughing gas all over Gotham. It seemed pretty innocent until it was established that lengthy exposure to said gas would result in untreatable insanity. Which really hits home when we see Alfred—- Bruce's ''surrogate father''—- afflicted by the gas.

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** And then there's the time he had a creepy robot clown driving his boat that emitted a cloud of laughing gas all over Gotham. It seemed pretty innocent until it was established that lengthy exposure to said gas would result in untreatable insanity. Which really hits home when we see Alfred—- Bruce's Alfred—Bruce's ''surrogate father''—- afflicted father''—afflicted by the gas.



** Before Bruce learns that Harvey has been seeking help for severe anger problems, he jokes to Harvey that if Harvey didn't marry Grace (his fiance) soon, he'd maybe just steal her away. A few minutes later, Harvey gets the bad news that the judge has thrown out a case that Harvey had spent months preparing. Harvey gets angry and Bruce, like any good friend, goes to ask him what's wrong. Harvey turns on Bruce and Grace has to stop him. That implies that Big Bad Harv didn't think Bruce wasn't joking when he made that comment earlier. [[FridgeHorror Seeing how he reacted when a criminal made fun of him earlier in the episode, what would Harvey had done had Grace not been there?]]

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** Before Bruce learns that Harvey has been seeking help for severe anger problems, he jokes to Harvey that if Harvey didn't marry Grace (his fiance) soon, he'd maybe just steal her away. A few minutes later, Harvey gets the bad news that the judge has thrown out a case that Harvey had spent months preparing. Harvey gets angry and Bruce, like any good friend, goes to ask him what's wrong. Harvey turns on Bruce and Grace has to stop him. That implies that Big Bad Harv didn't think Bruce wasn't was joking when he made that comment earlier. [[FridgeHorror Seeing how he reacted when a criminal made fun of him earlier in the episode, what would Harvey had done had Grace not been there?]]
8th Feb '16 3:34:57 AM MisterCPC
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** Also during the scene with the therapist, when she's attempting to talk to him at one point lightning strikes, and the flash that appears over his face is the scarred Two-Face side. It lasts only a split-second, but it's enough to get burned into the viewer's mind and get a good subliminal scare.
2nd Feb '16 11:14:09 PM purplefishman
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* "Growing Pains" introduces us to Annie, an amnesiac teenage girl, scared by a man who's stalking her... [[spoiler: Who's actually a drone of Clayface which somehow gained sentience. Just imagine being lost, stalked, and then learning you're not even a real person. And if this wasn't enough, we see Clayface absorb her back, essentially ''killing'' her.]] This is both nightmarish and a massive TearJerker.
** Also, how are we introduced to Annie ? By her being harassed by bikers. Who were catcalling her and acting like they just found a fresh prey. Had Tim not intervened, it's pretty clear those guys were about to ''gangrape a teenage girl''.
21st Jan '16 11:53:22 AM Cuchulainn
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** It's even worse than that, as an adult. As a kid, you have an idea of why Lloyd taking his daughter is bad; because he's a criminal, and she'll never see her mother again. As an adult though, when you see how obsessed he is with her, [[PaedoHunt you start to get]] [[ParentalIncest the full picture]]...
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