is batman tbatb birds of prey a recycled storyline from batman tas?

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  1. GENOZAUR

    GENOZAUR Banned

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    Black Canary

    heres what paul dini has to say about black canary and batman TAS

    Paul Dini on an aborted Black Canary appearance on BTAS (circa 1998): “The FOX network, on the assumption that kids won’t watch a kid’s show unless kids are in it, soon began insisting that Robin be prominently featured in every episode. When FOX changed to title from Batman: the Animated Series to The Adventures of Batman and Robin, they laid down the law—no story premise was to be considered unless it was either a Robin story or one in which the Boy Wonder played a key role. […] A potentially intriguing Catwoman / Black Canary team-up was interrupted in mid-pitch to the network by their demand, ‘Where’s Robin?’ When the writers asked if they could omit Robin from just this one episode, FOX obliged by omitting the entire story (courtesy of Batman: Animated).”

    considering that batman tbatb episode birds of prey has black canary and huntress hook up with catwoman i cant help but wonder if the episode in its wayt could be a more later day recycling of the black canary plot for the unproduced batman tas episode?
     
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    Watch the tv show
     
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    batmantbatb= batman the brave and the bold

    batman tas =batman the animated series

    as for that link i posted it leads to a website that says something about how paul dini at one point in the past wanted to do a episode of batman the animated series/ the adven tuers of batman and robin that would have introduced black canary with her and catwoman having to work together to solve some kind of crime in the episode

    but the fox network baulked at the whole idea for the episode storyline wise because it would not have robins character in it at the time

    and since batman the brave and the bold has black canary team up with catwoman and huntress in birds of prey it got me thinking that it might in some way be a more later day attempt to explore that cancelled storyline from batman the animated series as a recycled storyline for batman the brave and the bold episode birds of prey
     
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    Batman the Animated Series, for all its awesome, never had Huntress, Black Canary and Catwoman sing a sexy jazz number about how awesome Batman would be in bed. Your case is null and void.

    YouTube - "Birds of Prey" from Batman: The Brave and The Bold
     
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    I knew who started this thread the moment I saw its partial title on the main index.
     
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    It doesn't matter. Its the Birds of Prey, that makes it win whatever scenario.

    Dear god. I love The Brave and the Bold.
     
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    That song is about how awesome the birds of prey are.
     
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    I am so glad I can finally talk about this.
    Yes, I can confirm that the Birds of Prey episode of Brave and the Bold is an unused story idea from The Animated Series.

    I have known of this for years, but now that Genozaur discovered this and made it public I can finally speak freely about it.
    I feel such a sense of relief.
     
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    its good to know im not the only one that noticed the similer storyline elements between the unused storyline and birds of prey

    i wonder if there might be any other episodes brave and the bold covered storyline wise that went unused back in the day for batman tas

    to be honest i have always had chill of the night pegged as another such episode that was considered at the time but got dropped and was never explored as a episode back in the day due to the incredibly dark content of the storyline that is chill of the night and perhaps also due to it exploring the matter of a hero taking personel vengeance on the villain
     
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    Matrixbeast Here comes a thought

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    What?
    Nah. It's about how great Batman is in bed. :lol 
     
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    Doggone it.
     
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    By that logic the song is also about how much Green Arrow, Plastic man, and Aquaman all suck.
     
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    Actually the whole song is filled with hidden sex jokes if you think about.

    "Flash is just too fast", "Who will bring Blue bettle out of his shell?"
     
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    You know it!
    :p 
     
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    That would make up the first half of the song, yes.

    You don't need to think too hard, its so blatant I'm surprised it got through.
     
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    Any one else creeped out by the Huntress being a part of that song, given her origins.
     
  20. lars573

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    Not really surprising. The complete lack of any suggestive body language let it get through. And the fact that every reference in the song is a double entendre.

    While that may be Helena Wayne's costume, it's Helena Bertinelli wearing it. So it's just you.
     

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