Spoiler alert. Batman didn't really die. Nevertheless this episode had a clever plot in which the spineless Sid "the Squid," a low level goon nearly, but completely by accident offed the Batman. Instantly, Sid became a target for real goons and supervillains alike trying to become king of the mountain by offing him.
This was another solid episode that wasn't afraid to break the formula by keeping the star in the shadows for most of the episode. We all knew Bats would return, but in the meantime it was fun seeing Gotham (and the Joker) briefly react to his absence.
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