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Holy Rewatch Batman! "The Devil's Fingers"/"The Dead Ringers" - KRAD's Inaccurate Guide to Life
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Holy Rewatch Batman! "The Devil's Fingers"/"The Dead Ringers"
It's our second rewatch of the day as Liberace comes to Gotham City! The Bat-rewatch does "The Devil's Fingers"/"The Dead Ringers."

An excerpt:
An interesting episode that breaks with the usual formula, but does so in a manner that is delightful and enjoyable, particularly since its primary source of joy comes from two of the unlikeliest of sources.

The first is Madge Blake, whose main purpose has been to be a Fredric Wertham-mandated beard for Bruce and Dick living under the same roof, who for once gets the chance to shine. Mind you, it takes a while, as she’s mostly her usual bland self, but then she has to grieve for Bruce and Dick and then is consoled by Harry pretending to be Chandell, at which point she turns into a badass, seeing through his ruse (despite never having cottoned to who Bruce and Dick really are all these years), and pulling a gun on him. It’s a crowning moment of awesome for the character—hell, it’s the only moment of awesome for the character, who has otherwise been the single most useless character in the history of television. Kudos to Madge Blake for making the best of a rare opportunity to actually do something.

Current Mood: amused amused
Current Music: "I Ain't Got No Home" by Bob Dylan

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