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“Girl’s Night Out”
October 17, 1998
Reading: “Girl’s Night Out”
Animation Services by:
Koko / Dong Yang
Hilary J. Bader
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Legends of the Dark Knight “ Mad Love “
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Legends of the Dark Knight “ Chemistry “ Episode images ( 10 ) ” Girl’s Night Out “ is the one-seventh episode of the moment season of The New Batman Adventures. It first aired on October 17, 1998. Livewire escapes into Gotham and teams up with Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn and with both Batman and Superman absent, Batgirl and Supergirl must step into the heroes ‘ roles to save the city .
A prison hand truck from Metropolis is entering Gotham City. The prisoner is Livewire, on her way to experimental treatments at GothCorp that may succeed in returning her to normal. however, the truck drives past a holocene road accident, where a power cable has fallen to the grind. The truck passes close enough to let Livewire absorb its power and escape .
Batgirl is driving the Batmobile, searching the city for Livewire. Over the radio, Batman tells her he ‘ll be back in Gotham in two days, and will try to get her some accompaniment in the interim. Batgirl is n’t concern, assuming Livewire is already heading back to Metropolis … until she spots Livewire skimming along some exponent cables. Livewire spot Batgirl and immediately lands on the Batmobile ‘s hood, sending a current through the consistency that shocks Batgirl. In Metropolis, Kara is house-sitting for Clark Kent while he himself is out of town. On the call with her foster mother, she reports that, much to her disappointment, crime in Metropolis is slow that week. then Batman telephones the apartment, asking for Clark Kent. Without giving his name, Batman advises Clark that Livewire is informal in Gotham, and if Kent wants to “ get on top of the report ”, he should head there, immediately. With Superman gone, Kara immediately dons her Supergirl kit and flies to Gotham .
Batgirl manages to escape the Batmobile by ejecting, landing safely in Gotham Park. Livewire lands in the park and begins tossing electric blasts, but all Batgirl can do is dodge acrobatically. Livewire ultimately nails her with one and is about to shock her to death when Supergirl appears, catch Batgirl and flies off. But another blast from Livewire drops them both out of the flip. Livewire is about to kill both of them, but then her ability runs down, and disappears. “ welcome to Gotham ”, Batgirl says, by way of greet. As the GPD mobilizes to capture Livewire, Harvey Bullock reproaches the girls for letting her catch away. He is in the unusual placement of asking for Batman ‘s whereabouts, and telling the two “ amateurs ” to stay out of the GPD ‘s way. Supergirl fumes, but Batgirl encourages her that together they are more than a peer for Livewire .
In a defunct menagerie garden, Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn are sharing a hideout. Harley is itching to get out and have some fun, but Ivy says they ca n’t draw Batman ‘s attention until they have “ an edge ”. then Livewire appears out of their toaster and proclaims “ Ladies, meet your edge ! ” The newfangled villainess team goes to a close patronize promenade to loot the cash machines and raid the stores. Batgirl and Supergirl arrive and overtake Livewire alone, managing to incapacitate her with a coating of electric-resistant silicate debris. however, Harley and Ivy join in. Harley knocks Batgirl into an clear elevator, while Ivy tosses plant spores that sprout vines herculean enough to give even Supergirl hesitate. Harley washes the silicate off Livewire with a soda water bottle, incapacitating her even worse by shorting out her powers. While Harley helps Livewire to their getaway car, Supergirl finally frees herself of the vines. Ivy tosses another determine at Batgirl, but Supergirl incinerates them with her heat sight – unwittingly releasing a poisonous cloud of pollen that forces Supergirl to grab Batgirl and fly her to base hit, while the villainesses escape.
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At Barbara ‘s apartment, the girls bond farther as they trade notes on their lives. Kara admires Barbara ‘s computer skills and her life in the big city while Barbara envies Kara ‘s quiet life in the state. Laughing at their ‘grass is constantly green ‘ position they prepare to take down the villainesses. interim Harley drags Ivy and Livewire to the Iceberg Lounge to celebrate, but Livewire ca n’t sit at any tables near so much urine. As they argue over table choice, the Penguin appears and tries to cease the commotion. When Livewire backtalks and calls him “ Lard Butt ” he orders them to leave. Smiling, the girls on the spur of the moment fuse into a close-knit team and start wreaking havoc, leaving his lounge smothered in tree-sized vines and thorns .
late, Batgirl and Supergirl approach a fray penguin at the evacuate Lounge, while he is overseeing a team of chartered arborists cutting through the increase. While at first reluctant, he mentions hearing rumors about where Ivy and Harley ‘s hideout is … They enter the menagerie, Batgirl carrying a tank car of silicate to incapacitate Livewire, but Ivy ‘s plant-based warn arrangement tips off the villainesses, and Ivy promptly relieves Batgirl of the tank. Comically, Harley knocks herself out by firing her spring-loaded box glove at Supergirl from behind – where it bounces harmlessly off Kara ‘s head, shoots binding and hits Harley .
Ivy wrestles Supergirl to the anchor with her plants, while Livewire attacks Batgirl. Batgirl shields herself from the electric blasts with a drivel pail eyelid. Vexed, Livewire fires a souped-up gust, which ends up setting Ivy ‘s plants on ardor. Desperate to save her “ babies ”, Ivy releases Supergirl and climbs to a water system loom, releasing a stream of water that puts out the fire, but shocks Livewire unconscious. A digress electrical savage catches Ivy, knocking her out .
late, at Barbara ‘s apartment, the two superheroines have treated themselves to a makeover and a pint of ice cream each, as they watch coverage of their success on the news. When interviewed, Bullock admits that the two “ rookies ” responsible for capturing the three super-villainesses “ show some likely ”. Considering the source, Barbara and Kara recognize high praise, and parcel a make noise high-five.
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- At the end of the episode, in the second close-up shot of Harvey Bullock talking to the reporter on the TV, the TV appears to be just behind them.
- In the first shot of Harley driving Ivy’s car through the mall, all three villains can be seen in the car. However, in the very next shot, Ivy is not in the car, but standing beside it.
- Livewire should not be able to shock Batgirl inside the Batmobile by shocking it, due to the principle of the Faraday cage: the Batmobile itself would shield Batgirl from any external electric charges, due to the chassis’ conductivity canceling out external charges.
- Batman/Bruce Wayne has appeared on every show in the DC Animated Universe, but this is the only crossover episode in which characters from another show appear on his.
- When flying with Barbara, Kara is shown to wear white panties.
- When Livewire says “And the hits just keep on coming”, she is quoting Daniel Kaffee from A Few Good Men.
- Penguin’s line “That’s it! Out you three pixies go!” is a reference to the film It’s a Wonderful Life.
- Robin, Nightwing, Alfred and Commissioner Gordon don’t appear in the episode.
|Poison Ivy: Your hyenas have been watering my plants again. One more clock, and they ‘re mulch !|
| Livewire: Pick up the cash and cargo it into the car ! I ‘m going denounce !
Harley: When did we become “ the gang ” ?
| Batgirl: (riding on Kara’s shoulders) Wow ! This is incredible !
Supergirl: I know. It ‘s my favorite separate.
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| Livewire: Are you out of your heed ? !
Harley: … Yeah !
|Penguin: That ‘s right, I need chainsaws, dump trucks, hedge clippers, and a bottle of aspirin down here, NOW !|
| Penguin: We ‘re closed. Besides, you are n’t even honest-to-god enough to come in here.
Supergirl: Want to see my I.D. ?
Penguin: No ! I want Batman, Superman, or person who can do something !
Batgirl: Like it or not, we ‘re all you ‘ve got. You either play with us, or give up the game.
Penguin: Oh, all right. not that I know anything, mind you.
Batgirl: Of class not.
Penguin: But I do learn rumors about where our green little vixen and her tire jester may be hiding …