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* The movie is much more enjoyable if you watch it as a SpiritualSequel to the campy [[Series/{{Batman}} 1960s version of Batman]] with Creator/AdamWest.

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* The movie is much more enjoyable if you watch it as a SpiritualSequel to the campy [[Series/{{Batman}} [[Series/Batman1966 1960s version of Batman]] with Creator/AdamWest.



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* Poison Ivy's constant changing appearance and various outfits aren't random, they represent the life cycle of a plant. When she first gains her powers her clothes are torn and she sprouts out of the ground like a new sapling, from then one her various costumes begin to make her more beautiful like a plant growing up and gaining strength. Her final outfit, which she wore when she seduced Robin in her lair, represent her full strength and most beautiful appearance, like a flower that has fully bloomed. Her appearance in Arkham after her defeat is like a withered plant, representing how she is broken and how Freeze promises to make her life a "living hell".


** Also, while it's still not foolproof, their plan may have been to be more on guard and proactive in spotting Freeze before he gets inside, had Ivy not shown up and distracted them.

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** *** Also, while it's still not foolproof, their plan may have been to be involved being more on guard and proactive in spotting Freeze before he gets inside, had Ivy not shown up and distracted them.


** Then again, while it's still not foolproof, their plan may have been to be more on guard and proactive in spotting Freeze before he gets inside, had Ivy not shown up and distracted them.

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** Then again, Also, while it's still not foolproof, their plan may have been to be more on guard and proactive in spotting Freeze before he gets inside, had Ivy not shown up and distracted them.


*** Then again, considering this is [[CrazyPrepared Batman]] we're talking about, it's not a stretch to imagine he might've provided such devices for the [=GPD=].

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*** Then again, considering this is [[CrazyPrepared Batman]] we're talking about, it's not a stretch to imagine he might've provided such devices for the [=GPD=].[=GPD=].
** Then again, while it's still not foolproof, their plan may have been to be more on guard and proactive in spotting Freeze before he gets inside, had Ivy not shown up and distracted them.


** Although he didn't mention it: A credit card is faster to use than a check[[note]]even if Batman wrote amounts on checks beforehand and let people keep the change, he'd still have to write who the check is to each time he paid for something with one - and that would also give his enemies a way of tracking him[[/note]], and carrying one would be more practical than carrying around large amounts of cash in small bills.

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** Although he didn't mention it: A credit card is faster to use than a check[[note]]even if Batman wrote typed amounts on checks beforehand and let people keep the change, he'd still have to write who the check is to each time he paid for something with one - and that would also give his enemies a way of tracking him[[/note]], and carrying one would be more practical than carrying around large amounts of cash in small bills.
bills. Plus, if the card gets stolen, he can merely cancel it, whereas he can't do anything about stolen bills, and it's a lot harder to stop a check.



** Not to mention Batman's stern "You have 11 minutes to thaw these people!" line he feeds to the overwhelmed Commissioner Gordon in the aftermath of the attack. This troper highly doubts that the GPD has any sort of portable, powerful heating devices to thaw the Gothamites out in time. Nice going, Bats.

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** Not to mention Batman's stern "You have 11 minutes to thaw these people!" line he feeds to the overwhelmed Commissioner Gordon in the aftermath of the attack. This troper highly doubts that the GPD has any sort of portable, powerful heating devices to thaw the Gothamites out in time. Nice going, Bats.Bats.
*** Then again, considering this is [[CrazyPrepared Batman]] we're talking about, it's not a stretch to imagine he might've provided such devices for the [=GPD=].



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* As [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara]] pointed out in his review of the comic, the infamous "Bat Credit Card" actually makes a lot of sense when you stop to think about it.
** Bruce Wayne is rich, and uses shell companies to funnel that money for crime fighting. It would be a lot harder to trace a corporate credit card than it would be to trace a card linked to an individual.
** In other media, he's been shown needing to purchase things that he wouldn't normally carry on him (with the examples Linkara gave being diapers and coffee), meaning he'd need some way to pay for those items (and it would be too suspicious if he put it on a tab and paid it himself[=/=]had an employee of his pay it later).
** He has a habit of customizing his crime-fighting arsenal around the bat motif - Batmobile, Batarangs, etc. It would be more jarring if he ''didn't'' extend this to something like a credit card.
** Although he didn't mention it: A credit card is faster to use than a check[[note]]even if Batman wrote amounts on checks beforehand and let people keep the change, he'd still have to write who the check is to each time he paid for something with one - and that would also give his enemies a way of tracking him[[/note]], and carrying one would be more practical than carrying around large amounts of cash in small bills.


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* Anything to do with Mr. Freeze falls in this category.
** Ahaha. Fridge Logic. I get it.
*** Icy what you did there.
*** That pun leaves me cold.
*** Let's chill with the puns.
*** These puns aren't very ice
*** Snow more jokes, guys!
* Poison Ivy was sitting in her chair/plant when she kisses Robin. She fights him and Batman. Then Batgirl comes in and they fight. Batgirl pushes her into the chair/plant which eats her... No reason was given as to why her chair just ate her...
** One of two things happened: When simply lounging inside the plant, Poison Ivy didn't put enough pressure on its trigger mechanism to close it, but when she fell into it, the mechanism triggered and, like a perfect reflex action, the plant closed instinctively. Another possible reason is that Poison Ivy simply lost control of the plant due to being beaten up from the fight and her mind being otherwise occupied.
** Ivy wanted her plants to gain the strength and intelligence of animals, so that they would hate all humans and could defend themselves against the harms of mankind. While Ivy fought Batgirl, the plants' intellect reached maturity, so when she fell in, the flower throne, [[GoneHorriblyRight recognizing her as a human]], and/or [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness without any more need from the human that raised them]], [[TheStarscream turned on their mother]].
* A bit of fridge logic over the infamous Bat Credit Card: Bruce adds a credit card to Wayne Financial, in the name of Batman, with no expiry date, and a bit of obfuscation, which draws on his own considerable finances, or a ghost account in the name of Batman. As far as the credit card company is concerned, the transaction is valid, and money is paid to the seller.


* Pretty much the entire rainforest ball in hindsight; Bruce's plan to use the Heart of Isis is marred by the fact that his plan means luring a dangerous criminal into a crowded event, a criminal who has been shown to have the stomach for killing, a very dangerous weapon, and a gang of violent henchmen, with only himself, Robin, and a handful of police officers between them to capture him. At best, a very poorly thought-out plan, and at worst, a plan where the Dark Knight himself intentionally endangered the lives of a ballroom full of people.

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* Pretty much the entire rainforest ball in hindsight; Bruce's plan to use the Heart of Isis is marred by the fact that his plan means luring a dangerous criminal into a crowded event, a criminal who has been shown to have the stomach for killing, a very dangerous weapon, and a gang of violent henchmen, with only himself, Robin, and a handful of police officers between them to capture him. At best, a very poorly thought-out plan, and at worst, a plan where the Dark Knight himself intentionally endangered the lives of a ballroom full of people.people.
** Not to mention Batman's stern "You have 11 minutes to thaw these people!" line he feeds to the overwhelmed Commissioner Gordon in the aftermath of the attack. This troper highly doubts that the GPD has any sort of portable, powerful heating devices to thaw the Gothamites out in time. Nice going, Bats.

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*** Snow more jokes, guys!





* The movie actually opens with a decent VisualPun: outside the museum it lingers on a shot of a frieze before introducing Mr. Freeze. Too bad it's all downhill from there...

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* The movie actually opens with a decent VisualPun: outside the museum it lingers on a shot of a frieze '''frieze''' before introducing Mr. Freeze. Too bad it's all downhill from there...there...


* FridgeLogic - Anything to do with Mr. Freeze falls in this category.

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* FridgeLogic - Anything to do with Mr. Freeze falls in this category.



* The movie actually opens with a decent VisualPun: outside the museum it lingers on a shot of a frieze before introducing Mr. Freeze. Too bad it's all downhill from there...



* FridgeBrilliance - Mr. Freeze is not having a moment of BondVillainStupidity at the beginning of the movie. His plan was to lure Batman (or even Robin) into a FriendOrIdolDecision by freezing Robin and using that to cover his own retreat because his suit was running out of energy and his life would have been in danger if he had stuck around to fight Batman. In short, Mr. Freeze pulled a BatmanGambit ''on Batman''!
** The guy trying to save his wife saying "your emotions make you weak" definitely supports this theory.

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* FridgeBrilliance - Mr. Freeze is not having a moment of BondVillainStupidity at the beginning of the movie. His plan was to lure Batman (or even Robin) into a FriendOrIdolDecision by freezing Robin and using that to cover his own retreat because his suit was running out of energy and his life would have been in danger if he had stuck around to fight Batman. In short, Mr. Freeze pulled a BatmanGambit ''on Batman''!
** The guy trying to save his wife saying "your emotions make you weak" definitely supports this theory.
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* Ivy doses several men with her pheromone dust and gets different results for each. This isn't inconsistent writing, Freeze describes it as 'heating a man's blood' so each man she affects is only as dazzled as a man would be if severely aroused and flirted with (Dick is young and inexperienced so falls completely, Freeze is married and devoted so shrugs it off completely, etc.).



* Ivy doses several men with her pheromone dust and gets different results for each. This isn't inconsistent writing, Freeze describes it as 'heating a man's blood' so each man she affects is only as dazzled as a man would be if severely aroused and flirted with (Dick is young and inexperienced so falls completely, Freeze is married and devoted so shrugs it off completely, etc.).
* FridgeHorror - Pretty much the entire rainforest ball in hindsight; Bruce's plan to use the Heart of Isis is marred by the fact that his plan means luring a dangerous criminal into a crowded event, a criminal who has been shown to have the stomach for killing, a very dangerous weapon, and a gang of violent henchmen, with only himself, Robin, and a handful of police officers between them to capture him. At best, a very poorly thought-out plan, and at worst, a plan where the Dark Knight himself intentionally endangered the lives of a ballroom full of people.
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* Ivy doses several men with her pheromone dust and gets different results for each. This isn't inconsistent writing, Freeze describes it as 'heating a man's blood' so each man she affects is only as dazzled as a man would be if severely aroused and flirted with (Dick is young and inexperienced so falls completely, Mr. Freeze is married not having a moment of BondVillainStupidity at the beginning of the movie. His plan was to lure Batman (or even Robin) into a FriendOrIdolDecision by freezing Robin and devoted so shrugs using that to cover his own retreat because his suit was running out of energy and his life would have been in danger if he had stuck around to fight Batman. In short, Mr. Freeze pulled a BatmanGambit ''on Batman''!
** The guy trying to save his wife saying "your emotions make you weak" definitely supports this theory.
* The movie actually opens with a decent VisualPun: outside the museum
it off completely, etc.).
lingers on a shot of a frieze before introducing Mr. Freeze. Too bad it's all downhill from there...
[[AC:FridgeHorror]]
* FridgeHorror - Pretty much the entire rainforest ball in hindsight; Bruce's plan to use the Heart of Isis is marred by the fact that his plan means luring a dangerous criminal into a crowded event, a criminal who has been shown to have the stomach for killing, a very dangerous weapon, and a gang of violent henchmen, with only himself, Robin, and a handful of police officers between them to capture him. At best, a very poorly thought-out plan, and at worst, a plan where the Dark Knight himself intentionally endangered the lives of a ballroom full of people.
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people.


** Ivy did also say "curses", which, judging by what she said next, which sounded a bit like "no, not 'close'", her plant obeyed what it thought was a command. That's how I understood it when I was younger, so I thought I'd just throw that out there.



* A bit of fridge logic over the infamous Bat Credit Card...
** Bruce adds a credit card to Wayne Financial, in the name of Batman, with no expiry date, and a bit of obfuscation, which draws on his own considerable finances, or a ghost account in the name of Batman. As far as the credit card company is concerned, the transaction is valid, and money is paid to the seller.

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* A bit of fridge logic over the infamous Bat Credit Card...
**
Card: Bruce adds a credit card to Wayne Financial, in the name of Batman, with no expiry date, and a bit of obfuscation, which draws on his own considerable finances, or a ghost account in the name of Batman. As far as the credit card company is concerned, the transaction is valid, and money is paid to the seller.


** Ivy wanted her plants to gain the strength and intelligence of animals, so that they could hate all humans and defend themselves against the harms of mankind. While Ivy fought Batgirl, the plants' intellect reached maturity, so when she fell in, the flower throne, [[HoistByHisOwnPetard naturally recognizing her as a human]], and/or [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness without any more need from the human that raised them]], [[TheStarscream turned on their mother]].

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** Ivy wanted her plants to gain the strength and intelligence of animals, so that they could would hate all humans and could defend themselves against the harms of mankind. While Ivy fought Batgirl, the plants' intellect reached maturity, so when she fell in, the flower throne, [[HoistByHisOwnPetard naturally [[GoneHorriblyRight recognizing her as a human]], and/or [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness without any more need from the human that raised them]], [[TheStarscream turned on their mother]].

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