Word of Gay: According to Priest, Triumph was gay, but he was killed off before he officially came out. He had relationships with numerous women, but this could be explained by him being deeply in denial or otherwise in the closet.
Tropes for the Made-for-TV movie
Executive Meddling: Presumably the reason Batman doesn't appear, despite being a key member in the run the movie is based on - Warner Bros has a "Bat-Embargo" that prevents more than one live-action version of Batman from existing at a time, and said embargo gives preferrential treatment to filmnote this is the reason why Batman never showed up in Small Ville or why the Arrowverse hasn't featured him yet, despite the latter name-dropping Waynetech a few times. And it just so happens that there was a Batman film scheduled for release that year.