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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".

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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. Alternatively, the red color of her outfit could symbolize autumn, appropriate since she is at this point anticipating Freeze's apocalyptic winter. 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".

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** This also explains why Bruce, who is shown to be in a long term but ultimately superficial relationship, is only slightly affected- he's not interested in sex or romance anymore as serious priorities.


** It's also much more palatable to watch it as another goofy Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger action flick like ''Film/TheRunningMan'' or ''[[Film/TotalRecall1990 Total Recall]]''.




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* The collection of bizarre themed gangs at the street race makes sense in terms of how crime has been evolving in Gotham throughout the previous three movies: As the mob from the first movie dissolved and supervillains with eccentric gimmicks began to become the norm and enjoyed brief but stylish and successful reigns of terror, it would stand to reason that the rest of the underworld was encouraged to follow suite in attempts to be [[BigBadWannabe the next top dog]] as flashy, high profile gangsters themselves.



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* The song "Gotham City" describes Gotham as the city Batman hopes it would become and one he's fighting for.


* 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.
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* 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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