History Recap / BatmanBeyondS3E4OutOfThePast

12th Sep '17 10:45:18 PM jccw227
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* CrosscastRole: In Universe. Much like many young male roles in theatre, Robin in "Batman: The Musical" is clearly being played by a woman, [[MythologyGag and wearing the original bare-legged Robin costume from the comics, no less.]]
7th Aug '17 10:17:08 PM NanoMoose
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* OffingTheOffspring: After the Near Apocalypse of '09, Ra's al Ghul's body had been so badly damaged that even the Lazarus Pit was unable to repair it. In order to survive, he then used a computer to transfer his own consciousness onto Talia's body, in effect overwriting her mind and killing her. Although not directly stated, it is implied that he may have done this against her will. At the very least, he guilted/coerced her into it by playing on her filial loyalty. CONTINUITY NOTE CONCERNING THE MATTER. IN BATMAN BEYOND SEASON 2 EPISODE 4 LOST SOUL , Robert Vance, a computer mogul had his brain digitized such that his living brains mental impulses(memories personality life experience identity and so on ) would be able to continue to exist in the living world in the form of a specially encoded computer program(he literally became a kind of virtual computer ghost clone of himself essentually) (he eventually went mad after he was shut down for decades. His first item of business after he's rebooted and hooked up to the 'net: Flex his digital muscles by wreaking havoc in the city. Second order: Commandeer Terry's computerized suit to kidnap his grandson and download himself into said grandsons younger body thereby making it possible for the surviving copy of his mind to once more exist in the living world in the flesh and body of his own grandson grand theft me style. quite understandably shaken and traumatized by the expereince and quite lacking in business experience himself young bobby sold his company to some outside investors it was never stated who this unique brain encoding computer technoogy was purchased by but then you notice towards the end of this episode that ra'ash wants to use a form of computer technology to body surfe his mind and soul into bruce waynes body theirby making ut clear it was ra'ash in talias body who purchased the computer technology from bobby vance at the end of lost soul.

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* OffingTheOffspring: After the Near Apocalypse of '09, Ra's al Ghul's body had been so badly damaged that even the Lazarus Pit was unable to repair it. In order to survive, he then used a computer to transfer his own consciousness onto Talia's body, in effect overwriting her mind and killing her. Although not directly stated, it is implied that he may have done this against her will. At the very least, he guilted/coerced her into it by playing on her filial loyalty. CONTINUITY %%CONTINUITY NOTE CONCERNING THE MATTER. IN BATMAN BEYOND SEASON 2 EPISODE 4 LOST SOUL , Robert Vance, a computer mogul had his brain digitized such that his living brains mental impulses(memories personality life experience identity and so on ) would be able to continue to exist in the living world in the form of a specially encoded computer program(he literally became a kind of virtual computer ghost clone of himself essentually) (he eventually went mad after he was shut down for decades. His first item of business after he's rebooted and hooked up to the 'net: Flex his digital muscles by wreaking havoc in the city. Second order: Commandeer Terry's computerized suit to kidnap his grandson and download himself into said grandsons younger body thereby making it possible for the surviving copy of his mind to once more exist in the living world in the flesh and body of his own grandson grand theft me style. quite understandably shaken and traumatized by the expereince and quite lacking in business experience himself young bobby sold his company to some outside investors it was never stated who this unique brain encoding computer technoogy was purchased by but then you notice towards the end of this episode that ra'ash wants to use a form of computer technology to body surfe his mind and soul into bruce waynes body theirby making ut clear it was ra'ash in talias body who purchased the computer technology from bobby vance at the end of lost soul.
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8th Jun '17 8:46:39 PM BewilderedHerd
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* OffingTheOffspring: After the Near Apocalypse of '09, Ra's al Ghul's body had been so badly damaged that even the Lazarus Pit was unable to repair it. In order to survive, he then used a computer to transfer his own consciousness onto Talia's body, in effect overwriting her mind and killing her. Although not directly stated, it is implied that he may have done this against her will. At the very least, he guilted/coerced her into it by playing on her filial loyalty.

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* OffingTheOffspring: After the Near Apocalypse of '09, Ra's al Ghul's body had been so badly damaged that even the Lazarus Pit was unable to repair it. In order to survive, he then used a computer to transfer his own consciousness onto Talia's body, in effect overwriting her mind and killing her. Although not directly stated, it is implied that he may have done this against her will. At the very least, he guilted/coerced her into it by playing on her filial loyalty. CONTINUITY NOTE CONCERNING THE MATTER. IN BATMAN BEYOND SEASON 2 EPISODE 4 LOST SOUL , Robert Vance, a computer mogul had his brain digitized such that his living brains mental impulses(memories personality life experience identity and so on ) would be able to continue to exist in the living world in the form of a specially encoded computer program(he literally became a kind of virtual computer ghost clone of himself essentually) (he eventually went mad after he was shut down for decades. His first item of business after he's rebooted and hooked up to the 'net: Flex his digital muscles by wreaking havoc in the city. Second order: Commandeer Terry's computerized suit to kidnap his grandson and download himself into said grandsons younger body thereby making it possible for the surviving copy of his mind to once more exist in the living world in the flesh and body of his own grandson grand theft me style. quite understandably shaken and traumatized by the expereince and quite lacking in business experience himself young bobby sold his company to some outside investors it was never stated who this unique brain encoding computer technoogy was purchased by but then you notice towards the end of this episode that ra'ash wants to use a form of computer technology to body surfe his mind and soul into bruce waynes body theirby making ut clear it was ra'ash in talias body who purchased the computer technology from bobby vance at the end of lost soul.
18th Feb '17 10:16:16 AM Katsuhagi
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* FamilialBodySnatcher: This was Ra's last ditch attempt to save himself, with it left unknown if Talia was willing or not.
23rd Jan '17 10:58:38 PM SpideyTerry
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* MythologyGag: The line "Criminals are a superstitious, cowardly lot" is from a Golden Age-era comic.

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* MythologyGag: The line "Criminals are a superstitious, cowardly lot" is from a Golden Age-era comic.''Detective Comics'' #33.



* NotQuiteDead: Ra's al Ghul was considered dead and gone during the above incident. He survived, but his body was too broken even for the Lazarus Pits to heal.



* VoicesAreMental: Played with. At first, Ra's uses Talia's normal voice in her body as a disguise. However, after his cover is blown to Bruce and Terry, he begins speaking with his own voice again.

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* VoicesAreMental: Played with. At first, Ra's uses Talia's normal voice in her body as a disguise. However, after his cover is blown to Bruce and Terry, he begins speaking with his own voice again. According to Season 3's DVD features, they were going to explain this by way of transplanted vocal chords, but it was cut.


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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Bruce's pictures of former loves noticeably doesn't include [[Film/BatmanMaskOfThePhantasm Andrea Beaumont]]. Paul Dini explained that Bruce deliberately left her out due to being a murderer.
22nd Nov '16 9:12:19 AM SteveMB
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* ExcuseMeComingThrough: After exhausting what little tolerance he has for "Batman: The Musical", Bruce walks out, getting steadily more exasperated and rude as he pushes his way past the people between him and the exit.
12th Sep '16 7:00:39 AM JackG
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** ShutUpKirk: Ra's in return points out that it [[MomentOfWeakness really didn't take much]] for Bruce to jump at the idea of eternal youth.



** ShutUpKirk: Ra's in return points out that it really didn't take much for Bruce to jump at the idea of eternal youth.
12th Sep '16 6:59:13 AM JackG
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* SaveTheVillain: Averted; Bruce stops Terry from running back to save Ra's. "Whatever was in there died years ago."
12th Sep '16 6:58:01 AM JackG
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* GildedCage: After becoming young again, Bruce quickly realises that Talia's offer of eternal youth is this.

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* GildedCage: After becoming young again, Bruce quickly realises that Talia's offer of eternal youth is this.this, and decides to return to Gotham. Her mooks however have other orders.
12th Sep '16 6:57:06 AM JackG
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* GildedCage: After becoming young again, Bruce quickly realises that Talia's offer of eternal youth is this.



-->'''Bruce:''' Sure, Ra's, why not? Anything to hold off the Grim Reaper a few more seconds. I take it back. You don't cheat death; you whimper in fear of it. (''gets slapped'') And you hit like a girl.

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-->'''Bruce:''' Sure, Ra's, why not? Anything to hold off the Grim Reaper a few more seconds. I take it back. You don't cheat death; you whimper in fear of it. (''gets slapped'') [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking And you hit like a girl.]]
** ShutUpKirk: Ra's in return points out that it really didn't take much for Bruce to jump at the idea of eternal youth.
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