History Recap / BatmanTheAnimatedSeriesE18BewareTheGrayGhost

21st May '16 2:31:09 PM TheAmazingBlachman
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* CreatorCameo: Creator/BruceTimm voices the Mad Bomber aka Ted Dymer


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* DescendedCreator: Creator/BruceTimm voices the Mad Bomber aka Ted Dymer
21st May '16 2:30:15 PM TheAmazingBlachman
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* CreatorCameo: Creator/BruceTimm voices the Mad Bomber aka Ted Dymer
11th Mar '16 4:02:03 PM TMNTFanGirl
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* ActorAllusion: Natural given it's Creator/AdamWest.



* DescendedCreator: Ted Dymer is played by series creator Creator/BruceTimm.
15th Oct '15 9:50:43 AM kquinn0830
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Cut to present day Gotham, where a series of bombings rock the city, with a ransom of a million dollars demanded otherwise there will be future attacks. Batman realizes that the bombings are the same as the ones in ''The Gray Ghost'' and he begins to investigate what the connection is.

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Cut to present day Gotham, where a series of bombings rock the city, with a ransom of a million dollars demanded otherwise there will be future attacks. Batman realizes that the bombings are the same as the ones in ''The Gray Ghost'' and Ghost'', but since he cannot remember exactly how they happened as he fell asleep before the episode was over he begins to investigate what the connection is.
12th Aug '15 2:51:50 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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** RebuiltPedestal: Of course, Trent comes through in the end, actually becoming the hero he never really was before.
5th Aug '15 3:46:10 AM TheEighth
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Batman confronts the collector, who sets more bombs after him. Trent smashes through a window and knocks him into a bookshelf, which causes Dymer's toyshop to catch fire and explode. Batman saves him, before he breaks down in front of Batman and Trent over losing his precious toys.

The incident hits the papers and Trent is filled with new purpose at his revitalized image, he also hands over his film reels of ''The Gray Ghost'' to be published to video. At a later signing event, Bruce asks Trent for his autograph and hints that he is really Batman.

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Batman confronts the collector, who collector. He reveals he turned to crime to fund his toy collecting, and sets more bombs after him. Trent smashes through a window and knocks him into a bookshelf, which causes Dymer's toyshop to catch fire and explode. Batman saves him, before he breaks down in front of Batman and Trent over losing his precious toys.

The When the incident hits the papers and papers, the Gray Ghost hailed as a hero for assisting Batman in capturing the Mad bomber. Trent is filled with new purpose at his revitalized image, he also hands over his film reels of ''The Gray Ghost'' to be published to video.video, restoring his income and career. At a later signing event, Bruce asks Trent for his autograph and hints that he is really Batman.
7th Feb '15 5:53:15 PM RighteousFury
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* EarlyBirdCameo: The below FreezeFrameBonus takes place two episodes before Hagen makes his [[Recap/BatmanTheAnimatedSeriesE20FeatOfClayPart1 official debut]] in the series.
25th Sep '14 11:22:34 AM SteveMB
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His attempts to locate the old episode fails, as he learns the studio behind it burned down in a fire that also destroyed the entire ''Gray Ghost'' archive. He instead tracks down the show's main actor, Simon Trent, who is now a broke recluse who cannot find work since the role typecast him for life. In fact, he's just had to sell off almost all his ''Gray Ghost'' memorabilia to a toy collector just to pay the rent.

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His attempts to locate the old episode fails, as he learns the studio behind it burned down in a fire that also destroyed the entire ''Gray Ghost'' archive. He instead tracks down the show's main actor, Simon Trent, who is now a broke recluse who cannot find work since the role typecast him for life. In fact, he's just had to sell off almost all his remaining ''Gray Ghost'' memorabilia to a toy collector Ted Dymer just to pay the rent.



Trent is taken to the Batcave, which leaves him in awe, as it is modeled after The Gray Ghost's lair. Batman had in fact used him as an influence, and shows Trent the memorabilia he had collected in a shrine. The computer picks up fingerprints on the toy car belonging to Simon Trent, but he denies being involved. Under interrogation he realizes that the toy collector he sold his merchandise to earlier must be The Mad Bomber.

Batman confronts the collector, who sets more bombs after him. Trent smashes through a window and knocks him into a bookshelf, which causes the toyshop the collector uses as a lair to catch fire and explode. Batman saves him, before the collector breaks down in front of Batman and Trent over losing his precious toys.

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Trent is taken to the Batcave, which leaves him in awe, as it is modeled after The Gray Ghost's lair. Batman had in fact used him as an influence, and shows Trent the memorabilia he had collected in a shrine. The computer picks up fingerprints on the toy car belonging to Simon Trent, but he denies being involved. Under interrogation he realizes that the toy collector he Ted Dymer, to whom he'd sold some of his merchandise to earlier toy cars earlier, must be The Mad Bomber.

Batman confronts the collector, who sets more bombs after him. Trent smashes through a window and knocks him into a bookshelf, which causes the Dymer's toyshop the collector uses as a lair to catch fire and explode. Batman saves him, before the collector he breaks down in front of Batman and Trent over losing his precious toys.



* CrackIsCheaper: An in-universe example.

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* CrackIsCheaper: An in-universe example.example -- Ted Dymer turned to crime to finance his toy-collecting habit.



* DescendedCreator: The toy collector is played by series creator Creator/BruceTimm.

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* DescendedCreator: The toy collector Ted Dymer is played by series creator Creator/BruceTimm.



* TypeCasting: In-Universe: Simon Trent was unable to get any parts since a lot of people (the ones who still even remember) still see him as the Gray Ghost. At the end of the episode, things are looking up for him (later, a Grey Ghost movie marquee appears in the ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' episode [[Recap/JusticeLeagueUnlimitedS2E13Epilogue "Epilogue"]]).



* TypeCasting: In-Universe: Simon Trent was unable to get any parts since a lot of people (the ones who still even remember) still see him as the Gray Ghost. But after helping Batman, he very likely went back to stardom.
17th Sep '14 5:26:04 AM PS3D
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*CrackIsCheaper: An in-universe example.
29th Jul '14 11:33:57 PM StClair
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* TheDogWasTheMastermind: HiddenVillain MadBomber is [[ChekhovsGunman The young toy collector that bought Simon Trent Gray Ghost memorabilia earlier in the episode.]]

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* TheDogWasTheMastermind: The HiddenVillain MadBomber is [[ChekhovsGunman The the young toy collector that bought Simon Trent Trent's Gray Ghost memorabilia earlier in the episode.]]
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