Joker
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New this week Trivia: The font used for Live With Murray Franklin is identical to the Batman animated series titles.

New this week Trivia: While the time period of the movie isn't explicitly stated, the movies showing at the cinema the Waynes are at (Zorro The Gay Blade, Wolfen, Excalibur, and Arthur) were all released in 1981, making that the likely year it's set. The Zorro reference is certainly a nod to established comic continuity, where the Waynes were watching The Mark Of Zorro.

New this week Trivia: Towards the end while Joker is being transported in the police car, the shot of him through the window is similar to one of Heath Ledger's Joker in The Dark Knight.

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New this week Trivia: Arkham Asylum is seen, albeit not named exactly that.

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New this week Trivia: The idea of the Joker being a failed stand up comedian comes from famous Joker comic "The Killing Joke", which tells one possible origin story for the character.

New this week Trivia: Director Todd Phillips has specifically said that he doesn't see this movie connecting with any other DC movies - it stands alone.

New this week Trivia: Arthur and Sophie go to a diner on Jerome Avenue. The Gotham TV series featured twin brothers, Jerome and Jeremiah, the latter of which ended up becoming the Joker in the series.

New this week Trivia: The sequence of the Joker killing a person on TV was also seen in Frank Miller's graphic novel The Dark Knight Returns.

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New this week Trivia: The final makeup of the Joker was inspired by the serial killer John Wayne Gacy, who went by the name Pogo the Clown. The club Arthur performs at is called Pogo's too.

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New this week Trivia: Brett Cullen (Thomas Wayne) played a small role in The Dark Knight Rises.

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New this week Trivia: Actor Justin Theroux has an uncredited cameo as a celebrity guest on Murray Franklin's (Robert DeNiro) TV show.

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New this week Trivia: Arthur's dressing room for the talk show is 404. Batman #404 was the first section of the Batman: Year One storyline, covering the early days of Batman's crime fighting.

New this week Trivia: The guy in the Waynes' mansion that helps Bruce isn't named onscreen, but is credited as Alfred Pennyworth, the butler of the family and future helper of Bruce as Batman.

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New this week Trivia: While Arthur is getting made up to go on the TV show, with the mirror and the lamps you can see Batman's face.

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New this week Trivia: Arthur's joke "When I was a little boy and told people I was going to be comedian, everyone laughed at me. Well no one's laughing now" is a near-direct copy of a joke from late British comic Bob Monkhouse.

New this week Trivia: During the riot scene towards the end of the film, the Joker stands up on the car and in the background you can see a billboard for a movie called "Ace in the Hole." This is a line which Heath Ledger's Joker said in the 2008 film "The Dark Knight."

New this week Factual error: In the subway Joker fires more than 6 bullets from his revolver.

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New this week Suggested correction: He fires the gun. It then cuts away to show the third Wayne employee running through the train before cutting back to Arthur. He could have at least partially reloaded during that time.

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