History TearJerker / BatmanBeyond

20th Aug '16 12:28:22 AM GF93
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* Again in Batman Beyond 2.0, it is revealed why the Bat-Family especially Bruce and Dick are not on good terms. [[spoiler:It's revealed that Barbara was still seeing Dick and was likely having an affair with Bruce hence the picture on the Batcomputer. Later Dick is planning to propose and Barbara likely feeling guilty goes to the Batcave to tell Bruce that she is seven weeks pregnant. Bruce congratulates her and Dick, but she reveals that the unborn child is his. Some time passes and Barbara is planning to tell Dick about the love child but witnesses a mugging. She goes to help fight them off which results in her getting injured (and judging by her position on the ground she is likely having a miscarrage) at the same time Bruce tells Dick about the affair and the love child resulting in Dick giving Bruce a NoHoldsBarredBeatDown.]]

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* Again in Batman Beyond 2.0, it is it's revealed why the Bat-Family Bat-Family-- especially Bruce and Dick Dick-- are not on good terms. [[spoiler:It's revealed that Barbara was still seeing Dick and was likely having an affair with Bruce Bruce, hence the picture on the Batcomputer. Later Later, Dick is planning to propose propose, and Barbara Barbara, likely feeling guilty guilty. goes to the Batcave to tell Bruce that she is she's seven weeks pregnant. Bruce congratulates her and Dick, but she reveals that the unborn child is his. ''his'']]--
-->'''Barbara:''' I'm seven weeks pregnant.
-->'''Bruce:''' I'll have to congratulate Dick.
-->[{{Beat}}]
-->'''Barbara:''' [[spoiler:[[WhamLine He's only been back for three.]]]]
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Some time passes passes, and Barbara is planning to tell Dick about the [[spoiler:the love child child]], but witnesses a mugging. She goes to help fight them off off, which results in her getting injured (and judging injured-- and as seen by her position on when she collapses onto the ground she is likely ground, [[spoiler:ends up having a miscarrage) at miscarriage]]. And then just when the same time situation couldn't get any worse, Bruce tells Dick about the [[spoiler:the affair and the love child child, resulting in Dick giving Bruce a NoHoldsBarredBeatDown.]]NoHoldsBarredBeatdown, interspersed with shots of Barbara's miscarriage]]--
-->'''Bruce:''' Dick. We need to talk. [[spoiler:Barbara and I were in a relationship.]]
-->'''Dick:''' [With a visible DeathGlare] [[PunctuatedForEmphasis How. Long?]]
-->'''Bruce:''' That's not important.
-->'''Dick:''' [[spoiler:[[WhatTheHellHero You've known how I've felt about her.]] Since College. Of course it's important.]]
-->'''Bruce:''' When you left for Blüdhaven...things changed. [[spoiler:Barbara made her own choices.]] As hard as this is...I thought you needed to know before you do anything rash. [[spoiler:Like Propose.]]
-->'''Dick:''' [[CallingTheOldManOut That's not what this is. This is you, not being able to have something, and trying to sabotage it for someone else.]] [[spoiler:[[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech And you know what? I don't care, Bruce. Barbara and I are happy. So, if you respect me...if you respect her...you'll stay out of both our lives.]]]]
-->'''Bruce:''' [[spoiler:[[WhamLine She's pregnant.]]]]
-->[{{Beat}}]
-->'''Dick:''' '''''[[CurseCutShort YOU SON OF A-]]''''' [[[ArmorPiercingSlap He knocks Bruce to the floor with one punch,]] [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown continuing to brutally beat him]] as Barbara collapses, [[spoiler:hunched over and visibly beginning to miscarry.]]]
27th Jun '16 1:46:12 PM AnotherGuy
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* In a meta-level, the [[http://www.examiner.com/article/legendary-artist-darwyn-cooke-succumbs-to-cancer-at-53 sudden death of Eisner-winner Darwyne Cooke]], who provided the intro to the show.
9th Apr '16 2:50:53 PM ultimomant
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** Fingers confronting Van Dyle about his mothers death, and Van Dyle's response about how ForMeItWasTuesday, but unusually for that trope, its not said with spite, just resignation. Van Dyle is a bit of a scumbag, but he's just a hunter, not a sociopathic supervillain. He just never thought of his prey as living beings with their own feelings.

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** Fingers confronting Van Dyle about his mothers mother's death, and Van Dyle's response about how ForMeItWasTuesday, ButForMeItWasTuesday, but unusually for that trope, its not said with spite, just resignation. Van Dyle is a bit of a scumbag, but he's just a hunter, not a sociopathic supervillain. He just never thought of his prey as living beings with their own feelings.
19th Mar '16 5:29:05 PM SilentStranger
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** Fingers confronting Van Dyle about his mothers death, and Van Dyle's response about how ForMeItWasTuesday, but unusually for that trope, its not said with spite, just resignation. Van Dyle is a bit of a scumbag, but he's just a hunter, not a sociopathic supervillain. He just never thought of his prey as living beings with their own feelings.
--> '''Fingers''': She was my mother!!
--> '''Van Dyle''': She was just another gorilla to me...


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** Amanda Waller intended to create a new Batman to replace Bruce when he became too old to keep up the fight, which is how Terry was born. She also intended to have his parents killed, and hired Bruce's old fling Andrea, aka The Phantasm to do the deed, but ultimatly, she couldnt go through with it, and confronted Waller about how monstrous the whole project was and how it flew in the face of everything that Batman stood for. Waller agreed. If you know anything about Amanda Waller, it takes a LOT for her to admit being wrong about something. Not that it mattered, since Terry lost his father anyway...
8th Dec '15 3:40:55 PM ilovehirohamada
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-->'''Terry:''' ''[tears in his eyes]'' I yelled at him, Mom. He grounded me, and I wouldn't listen. ''The things I said''... ''[his mom hugs him]'' I'm such a jerk...

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-->'''Terry:''' ''[tears in his eyes]'' I yelled at him, Mom. He grounded me, and I wouldn't listen. ''The The things I said''...said... ''[his mom hugs him]'' I'm such a jerk...
8th Dec '15 3:40:30 PM ilovehirohamada
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** It's even more heartbreaking when you realize that the last thing they did was fight.
-->'''Terry:''' ''[tears in his eyes]'' I yelled at him, Mom. He grounded me, and I wouldn't listen. ''The things I said''... ''[his mom hugs him]'' I'm such a jerk...
18th Nov '15 6:33:01 AM ladyofthelibrary
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* Though the scene where Max officially joins Terry's team is a mix of heartwarming and funny, her genuine confusion when Terry dubs her his Alfred is a kick in the gut to anyone who loves the Batfamily's BattleButler.
21st Oct '15 11:14:24 AM StFan
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* In a cross-media example, ''SupermanBatman'' Annual #4 is a continuation of "The Call," which has Superman dealing with everything that happened while he was under Starro's control, including [[spoiler:Lois' death]].

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* In a cross-media example, ''SupermanBatman'' ''ComicBook/SupermanBatman'' Annual #4 is a continuation of "The Call," which has Superman dealing with everything that happened while he was under Starro's control, including [[spoiler:Lois' death]].
10th Aug '15 5:50:54 AM Kingault
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* "Heroes." It's basically a dark and tragic {{deconstruction}} of the ComicBook/FantasticFour's origin, with three scientists becoming superheroes after [[FreakLabAccident a particle experiment gone wrong]]. Although they're granted public support, their conditions prevent them from having normal lives and it's eventually revealed that their powers will eventually ''kill'' them. Even worse, their so called "friend" Howard Hodges [[MurderTheHypotenuse set up the accident so that he could be with the female member]]. Seeking revenge, [[ShootTheShaggyDog they all die horribly in a fight with Terry]] and Hodges ''[[KarmaHoudini gets off scot free]]''. How would Bruce feel? Just because the writers were particularly sadistic that day, Hodges is actually ''horrified'' when the [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone full realization of sending his former friends and the woman he loved so much to their grisly deaths finally hits him]]. Somehow it hurts ''even more'' than if he just walked away smelling like roses.

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* "Heroes." "Heroes": It's basically a dark and tragic {{deconstruction}} of the ComicBook/FantasticFour's origin, with three scientists becoming superheroes after [[FreakLabAccident a particle experiment gone wrong]]. Although they're granted public support, their conditions prevent them from having normal lives and it's eventually revealed that their powers will eventually ''kill'' them. Even worse, their so called "friend" Howard Hodges [[MurderTheHypotenuse set up the accident so that he could be with the female member]]. Seeking revenge, [[ShootTheShaggyDog they all die horribly in a fight with Terry]] and Hodges ''[[KarmaHoudini gets off scot free]]''. How would Bruce feel? Just because the writers were particularly sadistic that day, Hodges is actually ''horrified'' when the [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone full realization of sending his former friends and the woman he loved so much to their grisly deaths finally hits him]]. Somehow it hurts ''even more'' than if he just walked away smelling like roses.
10th Aug '15 5:48:20 AM Kingault
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* Spellbinder's last two victim's before he targeted Terry in "Spellbound". First poor Deakins is hit and he drags a valuable dress around thinking he's in the middle of a war, and dragging a wounded comrade to safety. Especially not funny for anyone who knows anything about PTSD. Then he goes after some poor woman, ''on her wedding day''. Scaring her out of her mind and nearly getting her killed at least twice.

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* Spellbinder's last two victim's victims before he targeted Terry in "Spellbound". First First, poor Deakins is hit and he drags a valuable dress around around, thinking he's in the middle of a war, war and dragging a wounded comrade to safety. Especially not funny for anyone who knows anything about PTSD. Then he goes after some poor woman, ''on her wedding day''. Scaring her out of her mind and nearly getting her killed at least twice.
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