On Christmas Eve, Joker broadcasts a pirate Christmas special on television. Batman and Robin have until midnight to fight their way past Joker's traps hidden all over town and rescue ...
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Andrew Garfield, Mahershala Ali, Ruth Negga, and five others received their first-ever acting nominations for 2017. While these actors are new to the Academy Awards, you may recognize them from their earlier work.
On Christmas Eve, Joker broadcasts a pirate Christmas special on television. Batman and Robin have until midnight to fight their way past Joker's traps hidden all over town and rescue Commissioner Gordon, Harvey Bullock, and Summer Gleeson. Written by
The inauspicious debut of Batman's greatest villain
'Christmas with the Joker' was never one of my favorite episodes; I mean, I'll watch any of 'em, but every show's got its share of clunkers. For the most part, the animation's iffy and a lot of it plays like filler; the train rescue is more distraction than anything else. And the mentions of "It's a Wonderful Life" feel forced.
But like I said, every episode maintains a degree of watchability, and it 's thanks here to Mark Hamill. He's why the Joker's always entertaining, even when the episode's fairly lackluster. I remember giving an audible groan whenever this one would rerun, and I thought for sure this would be at the bottom of the barrel when revisiting it as an adult. But I don't dislike it as much as I used to. It's not bad, but there are much better Joker stories.
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