In season 3 episode 8, entitled ‘Batman Begins Forever,’ Harley and Ivy (Lake Bell) torment Bruce (Diedrich Bader), yet he doesn’t claim a point, unwavering and also uncompromising as always. Out of any kind of other choices, Ivy and also Harley get to out to the only man who will be willing to take them to a deep dive into Bruce Wayne’s mind– their former teammate, Doctor Psycho.
Harley Quinn Season 3 Episode 8 Recap
The episode begins as Harley and Ivy try to force Bruce to give them information on Frank’s whereabouts and fail. From Ivy’s visit to the Green, they now know that Bruce is the one that took Frank. Harley kidnapped him in the previous episode because of this.
When Doctor Psycho sees Bruce, he notes that the billionaire is one of the one-percenters and asserts that these people’s minds are really twisted. He eventually agrees to take the crew into Bruce’s mind under one condition: Harley will appear in his podcast.
The consciousness of everyone except King Shark, who stays back to watch over the bodies, is transported into Bruce’s mind. Bruce has suppressed all of his memories save one: the night when his parents were killed. Doctor Psycho, Ivy, and Clayface are then immediately thrown out of Bruce’s mind.
Harley Quinn Season 3 Episode 8 Ending: Does Bruce Blame Himself for the Death of His Parents?
It has been long theorized that a part of Bruce condemns himself for his moms and dads’ death. Some comics and also numerous adjustments also allude to this. In an episode where various other characters literally dive deep right into Bruce’s subconscious, they realize how much of him has actually been taken in by the trauma. When Harley is laid off there after saving Bruce, she finds exactly how Bruce’s trauma has actually guided his actions over the years. She accesses to his quelched memories as well as finds that he is in fact Batman. Harley also experiences an older version of herself in Bruce’s mind, as well as we get to see how much she has actually altered over the years.
Eventually, when Joe Chill’s mask comes off, he is revealed to be an older version of Bruce. He is also the one who convinced his parents to take a stroll through the crime alley.
Why Has Batman Kidnap Frank the Plant?
Batman or Bruce’s reasons for kidnapping Frank finally become clear in this episode. As the episode ends, Bruce tries to revive his parents.