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Baby-Doll
Batman: The Animated Series

This is one criminally underrated Batman villain.

SERIOUSLY THOUGH SHE WAS MY FAVORITE BATMAN VILLAIN

Her physical condition didn’t allow her to age

No one took her seriously as an actress

And even when she was trying to get into a happy romantic relationship (albeit with another villain) he still couldn’t take her seriously as a consenting, sexually active and romantically interested adult

That’s a lot of blows to someone’s psyche 

and Babydoll is both a sympathetic villain and a formidable one

I remember this episode fucked me up a a kid. 

And man, do I wish we could see this Batman again: the Batman that consoles his villains, because the majority (if not all) of them are mentally ill people. And Batman knows this and wants them healthy again, not punished and GOD definitely not dead.

I seem to recall an episode where Harley was trying desperately to behave herself after she made parole. Batman was suspicious and kept tabs on her and, of course, she did get into trouble through no real fault of her own. (I think she bought a dress and the salesperson forgot to take off the security thing, which sent off the alarms and Harley freaked out.) She just got panicked and scared and it set her off.

I just remember Batman presenting her with the dress at the end of the episode and saying something like “I had a bad day once too.”