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* CondescendingCompassion: Riddler, who has been given a clean bill of health by Arkham Asylum and has decided to use his skills to become a private investigator, decides to help Wonder Woman and Green Arrow find where Joker is holding Batman. However, his main motivation for helping them is because he doesn't like Joker using his gimmick and repeatedly belittles the two heroes for not having his skill for figuring out the Joker's clues
* DisproportionateRetribution: Joker's entire plot throughout the episode wasn't even about Batman. The real reason behind the clown prince of crime's scheme was out of a desire to get back at Riddler for [[spoiler: eating a donut from Joker's plate while deep in thought back when they were incarcerated together]]

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* CondescendingCompassion: Riddler, who has been given a clean bill of health by Arkham Asylum and has decided to use his skills to become a private investigator, decides to help Wonder Woman and Green Arrow find where Joker is holding Batman. However, his main motivation for helping them is because he doesn't like Joker using his gimmick and repeatedly belittles the two heroes for not having his skill for figuring out the Joker's clues
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* DisproportionateRetribution: Joker's entire plot throughout the episode wasn't even about Batman. The real reason behind the clown prince of crime's scheme was out of a desire to get back at Riddler for [[spoiler: [[LostFoodGrievance eating a donut from Joker's plate while deep in thought back when they were incarcerated together]]together]].

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The Joker has Batman in his maniacal clutches! Wonder Woman and Green Arrow must save him, but they don't have the Dark Knight Detective's deductive abilities.

Thankfully, there's another detective in Gotham willing to help. Edward Nigma.

Wait, what?

The recently reformed Riddler offers the heroes his services. With time running out, Wonder Woman and Green Arrow accept, and learn clue deciphering in the process.

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* CondescendingCompassion: Riddler, who has been given a clean bill of health by Arkham Asylum and has decided to use his skills to become a private investigator, decides to help Wonder Woman and Green Arrow find where Joker is holding Batman. However, his main motivation for helping them is because he doesn't like Joker using his gimmick and repeatedly belittles the two heroes for not having his skill for figuring out the Joker's clues
* DisproportionateRetribution: Joker's entire plot throughout the episode wasn't even about Batman. The real reason behind the clown prince of crime's scheme was out of a desire to get back at Riddler for [[spoiler: eating a donut from Joker's plate while deep in thought back when they were incarcerated together]]
* InsufferableGenius: Riddler's in top form.

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