The episode features Batgirl as the main character instead of Batman. Barbara Gordon has given up her double life as Batgirl. That is, until a rare cat statue is stolen from her university museum. All clues point to Catwoman as the thief, but when Batgirl investigates, she makes an unlikely alliance with Catwoman in order to find the criminal mastermind behind it all. All this while Robin has to deal with the situation all alone as Batman is out of town. Batman runs across the rooftops when he is suddenly attacked by Penguin , Joker and Two-Face and they corner the Dark Knight until he has no way out.
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During most meetings between Batman and Commissioner Gordon, Batgirl kept her distance to avoid any suspicion of her secret identity. She observed from the side of a nearby water tower with her binoculars. Batman apprised her over comms there was a robbery. They joined the pursuit of armored car thieves led by Paris Franz, a narcissistic sociopath who was the nephew of Gotham City's biggest crime boss, Carlos Francesco. Batgirl landed on their big rig truck and planted an exploding Batarang above the rear cargo doors.
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Barbara Gordon is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics , commonly in association with the superhero Batman. Dozier, the producer of the s Batman television series, requested Schwartz to call for a new female counterpart to the superhero Batman that could be introduced into publication and the third season of the show simultaneously. Although the character appeared in various DC Comics publications, she was prominently featured in Batman Family which debuted in , partnered with the original Robin , Dick Grayson. In , following the editorial retirement of the character's Batgirl persona in Batgirl Special 1, the graphic novel Batman: The Killing Joke depicts the Joker shooting her through the spinal cord in her civilian identity, resulting in paraplegia. In subsequent stories, the character was reestablished as a technical advisor , computer expert and information broker known as Oracle.