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It might be hard for some modern readers to believe, but there was a time when Batgirl was not interesting. At all. In fact, the only pre-Crisis on Infinite Earths Batgirl story I can remember was a story where…
The recent passing of Adam West (and in such close proximity to that of Sir Roger Moore!) has already led to a beautiful tribute to him being written on this site by one of my colleagues. So I’d like to…
Sometimes it seems like Jor-El sent his son to Earth because he foresaw what a rancid sack of dicks he was going to turn into.
“Nora Clavicle and the Ladies’ Crime Club” (S3 E19) It’s the 50th anniversary of the premiere of Batman starring Adam West and Burt Ward, and what better way to celebrate than by recapping an episode where it really shows its age?
“This movie got a pretty good reception, but I think that’s just the result of looking good in comparison to Batman & Robin, in the same way that a mediocre baseball team looks good compared to the 1899 Cleveland Spiders.”
“Choosing such a horrifying image as a celebration is in incredibly poor taste. It comes across as a glorification of Batgirl’s humiliation and degradation.”
Classic cartoon underoos for adults! With bonus sexism!
In the explosive series finale, Birds of Prey comes dangerously close to quality!
After all the people she's killed, imagine what the Huntress will do to someone who's actually wronged her directly. Find out in the penultimate episode of Birds of Prey.
Someone is killing New Gotham High school alumni, but more importantly, we discuss why the Huntress is an remorseless sociopath. (Contains Game of Thrones season 4 spoilers!)
A man starts drugging women and exploiting them for his own gratification. Not in the way you're imagining, though.
Nonsense ensues when the Birds are forced to protect a mob boss (Mitch Pileggi) who killed one of their own. It's not nearly as cool as it sounds.
An enemy from Barbara Gordon's past returns for revenge, in the worst episode (so far... again!) of an already awful series.
The Huntress meets Darkstrike, a new superhero with the same terrible fashion sense as her, as Birds of Prey recycles plots from four episodes ago.
The Huntress goes undercover for some reason, and Sybil talks about the importance of a good intro.
Dinah meets her mother, the original Black Canary (Lori Loughlin!) in a perfect storm of terrible writing.
Solkir's look at the WB's Birds of Prey continues with the very special baby episode!
In New Gotham, metahumans are being killed by their own powers, and it turns out to be the work of a self-hating metahuman serial killer. This is the point where it all goes wrong, and we start to see Birds of Prey for what it really is: the worst.
Solkir's 13-part look at the WB's short-lived superhero series Birds of Prey continues with "Slick", where the Birds battle an evil metahuman who can turn into water.
In part one of a 13-part series, Sybil looks at the both the aired and unaired pilots of Birds of Prey, the WB series loosely based on the DC Comics series of the same name, featuring Batman side characters Oracle, the Huntress, and not-Black Canary fighting the evil schemes of Harley Quinn.