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* AbsenteeActor: This is notably the only BTAS episode (before the retool as ''The New Batman Adventures'') where Harley appears without the Joker.


** The line itself is originally from the nursery rhyme "To Market", which goes "To market, to market, to buy a fat pig / Home again, home again, jiggity jig / To market, to market, to buy a fat hog / Home again, home again, jiggity jog."

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** The line itself is originally from the nursery rhyme NurseryRhyme "To Market", which goes "To market, to market, to buy a fat pig / Home again, home again, jiggity jig / To market, to market, to buy a fat hog / Home again, home again, jiggity jog."

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** The line itself is originally from the nursery rhyme "To Market", which goes "To market, to market, to buy a fat pig / Home again, home again, jiggity jig / To market, to market, to buy a fat hog / Home again, home again, jiggity jog."


* HeelFaceDoorSlam: Poor, poor, Harley. And because StatusQuoIsGod, she never truly reached this point again.

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* HeelFaceDoorSlam: Poor, poor, Harley. And because StatusQuoIsGod, she never truly reached this point again. ([[WesternAnimation/BatmanAndHarleyQuinn Or does she?]])


* RedemptionFailure: Harley Quinn is pronounced sane and released from Arkham, and plans to live as a law-abiding citizen. Unfortunately, a misunderstanding while purchasing clothes make her think she's being arrested even when she's doing nothing wrong, and she goes on an actual crime spree to avoid getting caught.




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* ShoutOut: Harley Quinn, upon returning to Arkham, says the line, "Home again, home again, jiggity jig." It's a reference to the scene where one of the toys says the same line when J.F. Sebastian comes home with a woman in ''Film/BladeRunner''.


* CallBack:
** When Veronica Vreeland first appeared in "Birds of a Feather", she and her friend Pierce were reminiscing about the time the Joker previously crashed the party of a friend of theirs for a hold-up. Upon meeting Veronica here, Harley brings up that same party and adds that she pointed a gun at Veronica's head.
** Boxey points out that the last time Harley Quinn showed up at his door she not only destroyed his club, but brought Batman down on him as well. This occurred in "Harlequinade," where Harley was helping Batman find the Joker.



* ContinuityNod:
** When Veronica Vreeland first appeared in "Birds of a Feather" she and her friend Pierce were reminiscing about the time the Joker previously crashed the party of a friend of theirs for a hold-up. Upon meeting Veronica here, Harley brings up that same party and adds that she pointed a gun at Veronica's head.
** Boxey points out that the last time Harley Quinn showed up at his door she not only destroyed his club, but brought Batman down on him as well. This occurred in "Harlequinade," where Harley was helping Batman find the Joker.


* DatingCatwoman: Played for laughs; at the episode's end, Harley gives Batman a quick peck on the cheek for his kindness during the day's mishaps. Then she stops, thinks it over, and gives him a passionate kiss on the lips, shyly asking him to call her after she breaks the kiss.



** Additionally, the whole mess starts in the first place because in Harley's experience, the only reason a security guard would be chasing after her demanding merchandise back is because they think she stole it. It never once occurs to her that they just want it back long enough to remove the anti-theft tag and send her on her way. Though in fairness to Harley, [[PoorCommunicationKills they didn't think to mention the tag]] until ''after'' Harley had started panicking and the guard's first instinct was to angrily shout at her.

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** Additionally, the whole mess starts in the first place because in Harley's experience, the only reason a security guard would be chasing after her demanding merchandise back is because they think she stole it. It never once occurs to her that they just want it back long enough to remove the anti-theft tag and send her on her way. Though way, and she's in fairness such a panicked state that she doesn't listen to Harley, [[PoorCommunicationKills they didn't think them trying to mention tell her what the tag]] until ''after'' Harley had started panicking and the guard's first instinct was to angrily shout at her.problem is.



* PoorCommunicationKills: The cashier forgets to remove a security tag after Harley buys a new dress, which sets off the alarm when she tries to leave, so a security guard tries to remove it. At no point does he mention the tag, causing Harley to assume they think she stole the dress, so she freaks out and steals a car, accidentally taking Veronica Vreeland hostage.

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* PoorCommunicationKills: The cashier forgets to remove a security tag after A variant; Harley buys a pays for her new dress, which and then immediately leaves as the cashier is putting the money in the register, not giving her time to remove the security tag, nor listening when the cashier tries to call Harley back. When she, naturally, sets off the alarm security alarm, Harley panics too hard to listen when she tries to leave, so a the security guard tries to remove it. At no point does he mention explain she's set it off with a security tag; instead, she presumes he's trying to take her dress back, and she believes she's being unfairly punished for her criminal past. This leads to her running off to the tag, causing Harley to assume they think she stole the dress, so she freaks out women's room, donning her harlequin outfit, and steals making a car, accidentally taking break for it, grabbing Veronica Vreeland hostage.for a hostage in the bargain. If she'd just stopped and listened to what people were saying, she could have avoided the whole mess that ensued.


* IdiotBall: General Vreeland really doesn't seem to consider the issues that might be associated with ordering a tank to open fire on a car that his daughter is in, in the middle of civilian population.

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* IdiotBall: General Vreeland really doesn't seem to consider the issues that might be associated with ordering a tank to open fire on a car that his daughter is in, in the middle of civilian population. Furthermore, a tank from one's own country rolling into a big city without a parade is usually either a harbinger of war or of a coup d'etat...


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* NotSoDifferent: Harley Quinn freaks out and takes a hostage over a dress. General Vreeland freaks out and drives a tank through a big city, a move that's ''insanely'' dangerous and sends ''horrible'' signals (the most serious of them being a coup d'etat) over his daughter. Bullock causes his share of property damage, to include a truck exploding, over his coffee...


* IdiotBall: General Vreeland really doesn't seem to consider the issues that might be associated with ordering a tank to open fire on a car that his daughter is in.

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* IdiotBall: General Vreeland really doesn't seem to consider the issues that might be associated with ordering a tank to open fire on a car that his daughter is in.in, in the middle of civilian population.


* FoeYay: Harley gives Batman a chaste little peck to thank him for trying so hard to help her all day and even bringing her the dress that ultimately started the whole mess. Then she stops for a second, thinks it over, and grabs him tight before giving him a huge passionate smooch. When she breaks the kiss, she cheerfully (and a little shyly) suggests he call her, then happily heads back to her cell, dismissing Poison Ivy's somewhat bemused and knowing smirk as she goes.


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* InsaneNoMore: Harley is officially declared sane and released from Arkham. Her psychiatrist also states at the end she is making real progress.


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* PoorCommunicationKills: The cashier forgets to remove a security tag after Harley buys a new dress, which sets off the alarm when she tries to leave, so a security guard tries to remove it. At no point does he mention the tag, causing Harley to assume they think she stole the dress, so she freaks out and steals a car, accidentally taking Veronica Vreeland hostage.

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* BaitAndSwitch: Harley recognises that [[LanternJawOfJustice chin...]] Oh! It's Bruce Wayne!


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* DeathGlare: Administered by Gordon to a furious General Vreeland after the general knocks over the commissioner's coffee mid-rant. The general backs down.


Out on the streets, she alarms people by walking her hyenas, but stays out of trouble. Deciding that she needs to update her wardrobe, she stops in a clothing store and picks out a dress. Unfortunately, she hurries off with it right after purchasing it, not waiting for the clerk to remove the anti-shoplifting tag. A guard tries to get her attention, but this scares her and she starts running. When the store alarm goes off, she decides that people are still chasing her as a criminal, so she flees in a stolen car -- with the car's owner, Veronica Vreeland, still inside.

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Out on the streets, she alarms people by walking her hyenas, but stays out of trouble. Deciding that she needs to update her wardrobe, she stops in a clothing store and picks out a dress. Unfortunately, she hurries off with it right after purchasing it, not waiting for the clerk to remove the anti-shoplifting tag. A guard tries to get her attention, but this scares her and she starts running. When the store alarm goes off, she decides that people are still chasing her as a criminal, so she flees in a stolen car -- with the car's owner, Veronica Vreeland, still inside.
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* DoomedNewClothes: Veronica Vreeland. There she is, buying a new dress for her date with Bruce Wayne and along comes a spooked Harley Quinn. [[WatchThePaintJob Her car gets ruined]], too. Considering that Veronica actually got ''taken hostage'' by Harley, she probably wasn't too concerned about the car at first.

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* DoomedNewClothes: Veronica Vreeland. There she is, buying a new dress for her date with Bruce Wayne and along comes a spooked Harley Quinn. [[WatchThePaintJob Her car gets ruined]], too. Considering that Veronica actually got ''taken hostage'' by Harley, she probably wasn't too concerned about the car at first.


** When Veronica Vreeland first appeared in "[[Recap/BatmanTheAnimatedSeriesE47BirdsOfAFeather Birds of a Feather]]" she and her friend Pierce were reminiscing about the time the Joker previously crashed the party of a friend of theirs for a hold-up. Upon meeting Veronica here, Harley brings up that same party and adds that she pointed a gun at Veronica's head.

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** When Veronica Vreeland first appeared in "[[Recap/BatmanTheAnimatedSeriesE47BirdsOfAFeather Birds "Birds of a Feather]]" Feather" she and her friend Pierce were reminiscing about the time the Joker previously crashed the party of a friend of theirs for a hold-up. Upon meeting Veronica here, Harley brings up that same party and adds that she pointed a gun at Veronica's head.



* MythologyGag: During her final confrontation with Batman, Harley uses a line once famously professed by her puddin'.

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* MythologyGag: During her final confrontation with Batman, Harley uses a line once famously professed by her puddin'.puddin':


* ContinuityNod: Boxey points out that the last time Harley Quinn showed up at his door she not only destroyed his club, but brought Batman down on him as well. This occurred in "Harlequinade," where Harley was helping Batman find the Joker.

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* ContinuityNod: ContinuityNod:
** When Veronica Vreeland first appeared in "[[Recap/BatmanTheAnimatedSeriesE47BirdsOfAFeather Birds of a Feather]]" she and her friend Pierce were reminiscing about the time the Joker previously crashed the party of a friend of theirs for a hold-up. Upon meeting Veronica here, Harley brings up that same party and adds that she pointed a gun at Veronica's head.
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Boxey points out that the last time Harley Quinn showed up at his door she not only destroyed his club, but brought Batman down on him as well. This occurred in "Harlequinade," where Harley was helping Batman find the Joker.


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* MythologyGag: During her final confrontation with Batman, Harley uses a line once famously professed by her puddin'.
-->'''Harley:''' I'm having [[ComicBook/TheKillingJoke a bad day]]!

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