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==Characters== ==Characters==
-The following characters appear in the film, according to IMDB.+The following characters appear in the film.
*[[The Joker]] *[[The Joker]]
 +:*[[Gothamusd.net]] mentions the bus line being rerouted in District 22, and in the [[IMAXprologue| TDK IMAX prologue]], the Joker is seen escaping the bank heist in a yellow school bus conspicuously marked "District 22."
 +:*The sixth episode of [[Gotham Tonight]], which became available on July 11, has a breaking news segment referring to the [[IMAXprologue|bank robbery that takes place during the opening sequence of ''The Dark Knight.'']] As mentioned in the [[Gothamusd.net#June_20.2C_2008|Gothamusd.net June 20]] update, there is a field trip on July 11. This might explain how the Joker is able to escape the robbery within a line of yellow school buses.
 +:*The kidnappings (and later murders) of [[Whysoserious.com/Redballoons/Ineptlackeys.htm|Maroni associates Stevie and Romeo]] allow the Joker to find which bank held most of the mobs' money, in order to make the most powerful statement during the bank heist opening sequence.
 +:*Joker is seen wearing a [[Ibelieveinharveydent.com|Dent support sticker]] at one point in the film.
 +:*He uses the ammonium nitrate [[Whysoserious.com/Laughtilithurts/Static.htm|stolen from the Gotham harbor docks]] <spoiler>to carry out a "social experiment" by holding two Gotham ferries hostage.</spoiler>
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*[[Batman|Batman/Bruce Wayne]] *[[Batman|Batman/Bruce Wayne]]
 +:*[[The_Awful_Truth:_Wanted:_Mansion%2C_Palace%2C_or_Extreme_Penthouse_for_One|It is mentioned in several areas that Bruce Wayne has moved into an exclusive penthouse in Gotham's downtown area after Wayne Manor has burnt down.]]
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*[[Harvey Dent]] *[[Harvey Dent]]
 +:*[[Gothamelectionboard.com|Participants voted Harvey Dent as Gotham City District Attorney, the title he holds at the start of the film.]]
 +:*Referred to as "Gotham's White Knight."
 +:*The slogan "I believe in Harvey Dent" is said by [[Batman|Bruce Wayne]] when showing his support for Dent, and is later given a deeper meaning at the end of the film, when <spoiler>Batman takes the blame for the murders that Two-Face committed, so that Dent's legacy as Gotham's "White Knight" will remain.</spoiler>
 +:*It is revealed that Dent's extensive Internal Affairs investigations <spoiler>led to MCU officers giving Dent the nickname "Two-Face."</spoiler>
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*[[James Gordon|Lt. Jim Gordon]] *[[James Gordon|Lt. Jim Gordon]]
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*[[Rachel Dawes]] *[[Rachel Dawes]]
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*Police Commissioner [[Gillian Loeb]] *Police Commissioner [[Gillian Loeb]]
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*[[Lucius Fox]] *[[Lucius Fox]]
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*[[Salvatore Maroni]] *[[Salvatore Maroni]]
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*[[Gambol]] *[[Gambol]]
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*[[The Chechen]] *[[The Chechen]]
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*[[Mike Engel]] *[[Mike Engel]]
 +:*Shown as host of multiple episodes of [[Gotham Tonight]] several times in the film. The seventh episode of [[Gotham Tonight]], alluded to in the [[GT6transcript|sixth episode,]] partially appears, when [[Mike Engel]] can be seen interviewing Mayor [[Anthony Garcia]]. Mike Engel is later <spoiler>taken hostage by the Joker, but is rescued later by Batman.</spoiler>
 +
*[[Albert Rossi]] *[[Albert Rossi]]
 +:*[[GT1transcript|After being arrested for voter intimidation,]] he appears as a witness testifying against Sal Maroni,<spoiler> then pulls a gun on DA Harvey Dent, but it misfires and he is taken into custody.</spoiler>
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*[[Brian Douglass]] *[[Brian Douglass]]
 +:*Appears in the film as the head Batman copycat, and is <spoiler>taken hostage by the Joker, then killed and his body (complete with crude Batsuit) publicly displayed.</spoiler>
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*[[Jonathan Crane]]/Scarecrow *[[Jonathan Crane]]/Scarecrow
==Plot-related references== ==Plot-related references==
-*[[Gothamelectionboard.com|Participants voted Harvey Dent as Gotham City District Attorney, the title he holds at the start of the film.]]+*[[Gothamnationalbank.com]]
- +:*The Admin account holder at [[Gothamnationalbank.com/Admin]] is the bank manager seen at the film's [[IMAXprologue|opening bank heist sequence.]]
-*[[Harvey Dent]] is referred to as "Gotham's White Knight."+
- +
-*Joker is seen wearing a Dent support sticker at one point in the film.+
- +
-*The slogan "I believe in Harvey Dent" is said by [[Batman|Bruce Wayne]] when showing his support for Dent, and is later given a deeper meaning at the end of the film, when <spoiler>Batman takes the blame for the murders that Two-Face committed, so that Dent's legacy as Gotham's "White Knight" will remain.</spoiler>+
- +
-*[[The_Awful_Truth:_Wanted:_Mansion%2C_Palace%2C_or_Extreme_Penthouse_for_One|It is mentioned in several areas that Bruce Wayne has moved into an exclusive penthouse in Gotham's downtown area after Wayne Manor has burnt down.]]+
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-*[[Citizensforbatman.org]] evolves from a support site for Batman into a full-fledged community of vigilantes who emulate Batman. <spoiler>They appear in the film as Batman copycats, complete with crude Batsuits, although they can be differentiated from the real Batman by their unabashed use of guns.</spoiler>+
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-*[[Gothamusd.net]] mentions the bus line being rerouted in District 22, and in the [[IMAXprologue| TDK IMAX prologue]], the Joker is seen escaping the bank heist in a yellow school bus conspicuously marked "District 22."+
- +
-*The sixth episode of [[Gotham Tonight]], which became available on July 11, has a breaking news segment referring to the [[IMAXprologue|bank robbery that takes place during the opening sequence of ''The Dark Knight.'']] As mentioned in the [[Gothamusd.net#June_20.2C_2008|Gothamusd.net June 20]] update, there is a field trip on July 11. This might explain how the Joker is able to escape the robbery within a line of yellow school buses.+
- +
-*The kidnappings (and later murders) of [[Whysoserious.com/Redballoons/Ineptlackeys.htm|Maroni men Stevie and Romeo]] allow the Joker to find which bank held most of the mobs' money, in order to make the most powerful statement during the bank heist prologue.+
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-*[[Gotham_Ballet_Twinkles|Ballerina Natascha Patrenko]] appears in the film <spoiler>as Bruce Wayne's date at a fancy restaurant, where he is introduced to Harvey Dent. Bruce Wayne also takes the entire Gotham ballet company on an impromptu yacht trip as part of a Batman-related alibi, causing the ballet performances to be canceled.</spoiler>+
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-*There is a plot point involving [[Wayne_Enterprises_Invests_in_Cutting-Edge_Technology|Wayne Enterprises technology]] where <spoiler>Batman uses a new wireless technology system to secretly monitor all cell-phone users in Gotham, which threatens his relationship with Lucius Fox.</spoiler> Various characters are also seen in the film using Nokia phones.+
- +
-*It is revealed that Dent's extensive Internal Affairs investigations <spoiler>led to MCU officers giving Dent the nickname "Two-Face."</spoiler>+
-*Corruption in Gotham PD <spoiler>trickles even into the MCU, when corrupt cops help Joker kidnap Harvey Dent and Rachel Dawes.</spoiler>+*[[Citizensforbatman.org]]
 +:*Evolves from a support site for Batman into a full-fledged community of organized vigilantes who emulate Batman. <spoiler>They appear in the film as Batman copycats, complete with crude Batsuits, although they can be differentiated from the real Batman by their unabashed use of guns.</spoiler>
 +:*Similar to some takedowns that are references in [[CFB Underground]], early in the film <spoiler>a group of them attempt to take down a drug deal between Scarecrow and the Chechen, but are foiled by Batman.</spoiler>
-*[[Mike Engel]] is shown as host of various episodes of [[Gotham Tonight]] several times in the film. The seventh episode of [[Gotham Tonight]], alluded to in the sixth episode, partially appears, when [[Mike Engel]] can be seen interviewing Mayor [[Anthony Garcia]]. Mike Engel is later <spoiler>taken hostage by the Joker and presumably killed.</spoiler>+*[[Gpdmcu.com]]
 +:*The Gotham Police Major Crimes Unit plays a significant part in the film, and Gordon openly (albeit not publicly) lets Batman work with them on their investigations.
 +:*Joker is <spoiler>captured and taken to the MCU, but he manages to escape.</spoiler>
 +:*Corruption in Gotham PD <spoiler>trickles even into the MCU, when corrupt cops help Joker kidnap Harvey Dent and Rachel Dawes.</spoiler>
-*[[Brian Douglass]] appears in the film as the head Batman copycat, and is <spoiler>taken hostage by the Joker, then killed and his body (complete with crude Batsuit) publicly displayed.</spoiler>+*[[Thegothamtimes.com]]
 +:*Joker provides a clue as to his future target in his own reprint of '''The Gotham Times,''' which Gordon and Batman find at the scene of a crime. It even appears slightly Jokerized.
 +:*There is a plot point involving [[Wayne_Enterprises_Invests_in_Cutting-Edge_Technology|Wayne Enterprises technology]] where <spoiler>Batman uses a new wireless technology system to secretly monitor all cell-phone users in Gotham, which threatens his relationship with Lucius Fox.</spoiler> Various characters are also seen in the film using Nokia phones.
 +:*[[Gotham_Ballet_Twinkles|Ballerina Natascha Patrenko]] appears in the film as Bruce Wayne's date at a fancy restaurant, where he is introduced to Harvey Dent. <spoiler>Bruce Wayne also takes the entire Gotham ballet company on an impromptu yacht trip as part of a Batman-related alibi, causing the ballet performances to be canceled.</spoiler>
-*[[Albert Rossi]] appears <spoiler>as a witness testifying against Sal Maroni, then pulls a gun on DA Harvey Dent, but it misfires and he is taken into custody.</spoiler>+*[[Gcferries.com]]
 +:*[[Gcferries.com#April_9.2C_2008|The Liberty Ferry]] is mentioned in the film.
 +:*Two ferries are involved in the movie's climax.

Revision as of 22:54, 16 July 2008

Casting sides

The casting sides that were discovered in March 2007 contain plot points that all appear in the film.

Characters

The following characters appear in the film.

  • Appears in the film as the head Batman copycat, and is

Plot-related references

  • Evolves from a support site for Batman into a full-fledged community of organized vigilantes who emulate Batman.
  • Similar to some takedowns that are references in CFB Underground, early in the film
  • The Gotham Police Major Crimes Unit plays a significant part in the film, and Gordon openly (albeit not publicly) lets Batman work with them on their investigations.
  • Joker is
  • Corruption in Gotham PD
  • Joker provides a clue as to his future target in his own reprint of The Gotham Times, which Gordon and Batman find at the scene of a crime. It even appears slightly Jokerized.
  • There is a plot point involving Wayne Enterprises technology where Various characters are also seen in the film using Nokia phones.
  • Ballerina Natascha Patrenko appears in the film as Bruce Wayne's date at a fancy restaurant, where he is introduced to Harvey Dent.
  • The Liberty Ferry is mentioned in the film.
  • Two ferries are involved in the movie's climax.
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