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Recap: Batman: The Animated Series E63 "Fire from Olympus"
aka: Batman The Animated Series Fire From Olympus
Maxie Zeus, believing himself to be the Greek god, steals an electron discharge cannon to use on Gotham.


Tropes:

  • A God Am I: Maxie Zeus' delusion runs so deep that, at the end of the episode, he perceives his incarceration in Arkham as a return home to Olympus, and identifies Poison Ivy, Two-Face, and the Joker as nature goddess Demeter, two-faced Janus (see Ancient Grome entry below) and trickster Hermes.
  • Ancient Grome: At the end of the episode, Maxie Zeus identifies Two-Face as Janus, a Roman god, despite imagining himself to be a modern incarnation of a Greek god. Janus did not have a Greek counterpart and should have been completely unknown to "Zeus".
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Maxie Zeus orders his henchman Alex to attack Batman. Being Genre Savvy, Alex declares that there's no way he can possibly win and tries to leave. Zeus angrily tries to gun him down for his defiance, but he outruns the gunfire and escapes into the swimming pool. Although he disappears for the rest of the episode, he was presumably arrested after the battle.


Batman: The Animated Series E62 'His Silicon Soul"Recap/Batman: The Animated SeriesBatman: The Animated Series E64 'Read My Lips"

alternative title(s): Batman The Animated Series Fire From Olympus
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