Harley Quinn Season 2, Episode 7 Review
So, I’m sorry that I didn’t get this out sooner, but I was having a hard time figuring out what to say. The new episode of Harley Quinn wasn’t exactly a big game-changer. Except that is, for this one moment that advances the Harley+Ivy ship:
Yeah, Harley+Ivy shippers rejoice, it happened. So why do I not feel as awesome about it as I should be? Well, let’s backtrack a bit.
After last episode, Harley and Ivy are put on trial by Two-Face for the murder of Penguin. Given the fact that we saw her bite his nose off, I’d say that’s appropriate. Instead of Arkham, though, they get sent to THE PIT! That’s right, it’s the Pit, as seen in The Dark Knight Rises, and it’s as horrible as we remember. However, Harley and Ivy are determined to bust out no matter what. While they’re in the prison, though, Ivy comes to terms with just how much her life’s improved since she met Harley, and she gives this big, emotional speech about it at the prison talent show. Then that show causes a riot, and they escape by the skin of their teeth. Which is how we got the kiss that Harley+Ivy shippers have wanted.
So, why am I not pumped about this? Well, for the same reason I wasn’t pumped to when Star and Marco had their first kiss in “Booth Buddies“: one of them’s already dating someone! Ivy’s engaged to Kite Man, who’s a good person, but this is going to lead to a lot of drama!
Speaking of drama, Jim Gordon manages to get his act together and get back to cleaning up Gotham, thanks to Batgirl. Or rather, Barbara Gordon. Yeah, Barbara reveals herself as Batgirl to show her dad that he inspired her and light a fire in him. As a result, Gordon captures Two-Face single-handedly.
So, all the villains who were ruling Gotham are either dead or captured. But now it looks like the Batfamily will make a comeback. And on top of this, the Harley+Ivy and Ivy+Kite Man ships are going to come to a head soon. In other words, this episode sets us up for stuff to go down in the rest of the season. Can’t wait
Didn’t really like this episode, though.
I Give “There’s No Place to Go But Down” A 3/5. To be Generous
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