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Birds of Prey

60 min (13 episodes)
Action | Adventure | Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
IMDB rate:
1 nomination
Country: USA
Release Date: 2002-10-09
Filming Locations: Columbia/Warner Bros. Ranch - 411 North Hollywood Way, Burbank, California, USA
Joe Flanigan
Joe Flanigan
Birds of Prey
Lori Loughlin
Lori Loughlin
Birds of Prey
Ashley Scott
Helena Kyle
Dina Meyer
Barbara Gordon
Rachel Skarsten
Dinah Lance
Shemar Moore
Jesse Reese
Ian Abercrombie
Alfred Pennyworth
Mia Sara
Dr. Harleen Quinzel
Shawn Christian
Wade Brixton
Did you know?
The character of Dinah was originally intended to be a revision of the comic book character Black Canary. Outcry from comic book fans contributed to the character being retooled to become the Canary's daughter instead (with the Black Canary herself making an appearance in one episode).
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Two years earlier, Dina Meyer has worked opposite Tom Hardy in Star Trek: Nemesis (2002). Tom Hardy later went on to play Bane in Christopher Nolan's Batman film The Dark Knight Rises (2012).
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The series is a spin-off of the Batman comics and the film Batman Returns (1992).
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Barbara Gordon: I don't think we should interfere.
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Alfred: A good butler does not eavesdrop... he discreetly overhears.
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Jesse Reese: I thought you worked alone.
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Why isn't this like the comics?
BOP is best appreciated as an "Elseworlds" story; it exists in a continuity all its own -- apart from the comics, films, etc. (i.e., in this continuity, Joker is alive.)The show draws from several sources: the comics, the films, and "Batman: The Animated Series" (cf., Harley Quinn and the voice of Mark Hamill as the Joker.)
Why did they have to kill Catwoman?
In the comics, that was what led Helena Wayne to become the Huntress. In more recent years, however, the Huntress character was revamped as a different person altogther, and has no family ties to either Batman or Catwoman.
Where's Batman/Batgirl? You can't have a Batman show without Batman!
"Birds of Prey" is not about either Batman or Batgirl. The show is about Huntress, Dinah, and Oracle (who used to be Batgirl.) The title of the show -- "Birds of Prey" -- pretty much says it all.It is stated in the show that Batman disappeared after the Joker killed Selina. Bruce Wayne left the city and is in an unknown location, but he is still alive.
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Photos from cast
Bobby Edner Joe Flanigan Lori Loughlin Maria Quiban Autumn Reeser
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