2x10 Beware the Creeper
First Aired: Nov. 07, 1998 on The WB
Summary: A news reporter, who does a show about the Joker called Joker, is knocked into the very vat of chemicals that Jack Napier (the Joker) was 7 years ago, by the Joker. But not before being hit with The Joker's "Laughing Gas". That combined with the chemicals made him a schizophrenic, just like…
Main Characters in this Episode
Tim Drake: Come on, Bruce. How many times do you have to hear this stuff?
Jack Ryder: - First target: the Ace Chemical plant.
Tim Drake: Oh, I forgot. Mr. Obsessive.
Mo: We don't know nothing about no Joker, creep.
The Creeper: Creep? Creep? I like it. My new name: the Creep!... No, wait. Too negative. I have it! I am - drum roll, please?
The Creeper: I said drum roll, please!
Cur: [Banging on his head] Hey!
The Creeper: I am... The Creeper!
- Harley Quinn's anniversary song to Joker is an homage to Marilyn Monroe's famous rendition of "Happy Birthday" to President John F. Kennedy.
- The dramatized Batman in Ryder's documentary looks similar to Batman in his very first appearance in Detective Comics #27.
- During the episode, Joker accused the Creeper of "stealing his act". Coincidentally, Jeff Bennett, the voice of Creeper, went on to voice The Joker on Batman: The Brave and The Bold.
- As Jack Ryder busts into the clothing store to redress himself, a sign above the boutique reads "Ditko's Vintage Clothing", named after Steve Ditko, the creator of The Creeper. A mannequin of The Question, another of Steve Ditko's characters is seen in the background as a mannequin.