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* AccidentalMisnaming: In the future, the Chief of Police keeps calling Mr. Freeze "Dr. Frost" and keeps getting corrected by everyone.

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* AccidentalMisnaming: In the future, the Chief of Police Gray keeps calling Mr. Freeze "Dr. Frost" and keeps getting corrected by everyone.

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* AccidentalMisnaming: In the future, the Chief of Police keeps calling Mr. Freeze "Dr. Frost" and keeps getting corrected by everyone.


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* FlingALightIntoTheFuture: Batman left instructions on how to beat Mr. Freeze and presumably other tips on crime fighting etched in titanium for future generations to find.


** The archaeologists note that any computer Batman had would have gotten out of date in thousands of years. They find the code in titanium walls, however, that leads to a hologram.

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** The archaeologists note that any computer Batman had would have gotten out of date in thousands of years. date, and its data storage would have decayed and become unreadable. They find the code [[CrazyPrepared engraved in titanium walls, walls]], however, that leads to a hologram.

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* ThisCannotBe: Freeze's reaction to seeing Batman a thousand years in the future. (It turns out to be a holographic disguise, apparently intended to demoralize Freeze and/or honor Batman.)

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* MythologyGag:
** The older Batman resembles the depiction in ''ComicBook/BatmanTheDarkKnightReturns''. Freeze greets him with that exact phrase.
** Barbara Gordon is now [[ComicBook/TheKillingJoke wheelchair-bound]] and functioning as MissionControl using the codename Oracle.


Thousands of years into the future, researchers try to excavate the Batcave to find a means of defeating a revived villain.

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Thousands of A thousand years into the future, researchers try to excavate the Batcave to find a means of defeating a revived villain.



* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: The episode consists of two subplots, one set a couple decades in the future (2027) and one set in the far future.

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* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: The episode consists of two subplots, one set a couple decades in the future (2027) and one set in the far future.future (3027).

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* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: The episode consists of two subplots, one set a couple decades in the future (2027) and one set in the far future.


Thousands of years into the future, researchers try to excavate the Batcave to find a means of defeating a revived villain.

Meanwhile in Gotham of Batman's time, an elderly Bruce struggles to take down Mr. Freeze.



* {{Determinator}}: Despite getting older and more vulnerable, Batman refuses to back down when a villain is on the loose.
* DoNotCallMePaul: Nightwing asks Oracle to stop calling him Robin because he changed his moniker a decade ago. She jokes that she should say it three times to remember, and Batman still calls him Robin.
* DudeWheresMyRespect: Downplayed; Nightwing is embarrassed that Oracle and Batman see him as the kid of their motley family and keep calling him Robin.



* ForWantOfANail: Unlike in other timelines, Bruce and Dick never became estranged. While they banter, it's obvious Bruce still sees Dick as his child and calls him "Robin" fondly, even if Dick doesn't like being called that.



* NothingIsScarier: We never learn what injury led to Barbara using a wheelchair and switching from ActionGirl to GadgeteerGenius. Probably for the best, considering what happened to her in the comics.



* RealityEnsues:
** Due to Bruce being in his fifties, he finds fighting villains much harder.
** The archaeologists note that any computer Batman had would have gotten out of date in thousands of years. They find the code in titanium walls, however, that leads to a hologram.



* TooDumbToLive: Someone in the future found Freeze and revived him.

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* TooDumbToLive: Someone in the future found Freeze and revived him.him.
* VitriolicBestBuds: Bruce and Dick have this relationship as veteran heroes. Despite the fact that Batman still calls him "Robin" and Dick calls him "old man," they have each other's back and work together to defeat Mr. Freeze, with Oracle manning the Batmobile remotely.
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* FutureImperfect: See EntertaininglyWrong: Interestingly, all the wrong conclusions are based on logical deduction. They just didn't have enough context to make complete sense of it.


* TooDumbToLive: Someone in the future found Freeze and revived him. Even

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* TooDumbToLive: Someone in the future found Freeze and revived him. Even

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* AndTheAdventureContinues: Even though Batman is long gone, his mission and legacy continues with the future citizens of Gotham dedicating to protect their city much like he did.
* EntertaininglyWrong: Moyer pegged that Batman was Thomas Wayne, Robin was Bruce and Batgirl was Martha etc.
* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: Having a HeroicSecondWind, Batman delivers a brutal beatdown against Freeze.
* OhCrap: Upon seeing Batman in the future, Mr Freeze is legitimately terrified.
* PoeticJustice: Batman mused this as he used a diamond that Freeze wanted to steal to defeat him.
* RuggedScar: Bruce would gain this at some point. Although what caused it is unknown.
* TooDumbToLive: Someone in the future found Freeze and revived him. Even

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