Since returning to Gotham in the Batwoman sequence premiere, Kate Kane has been suiting up in her cousin Bruce Wayne’s Batman swimsuit, heading out into the night time to cope with Red Alice, just lately revealed to be none aside from her believed-dead twin, Beth. But Kate is not Batman. She’s turning into a hero in her personal proper, and which means getting her personal swimsuit and her personal heroic id. In tonight’s “Down Down Down” we see Kate lastly get her Batwoman costume — and here is the way it occurs.
Spoilers for tonight’s episode of Batwoman, “Down Down Down”, beneath.
From the second Kate first suited up in a barely modified model of the Batsuit in the sequence premiere, the individuals of Gotham have been — to cite Alice in tonight’s episode — “horny for Batman”. The residents consider that their hero has returned to them. Now, that is one thing that Kate and Luke know will not be true, however the public has hope. Villains even have their very own twisted type of hope as effectively. Believing Batman to be again attracts Tommy Elliot again, in addition to leads him to steal a weapon able to piercing the Batsuit and killing Batman — or whoever is carrying it.
Kate feels some guilt about this case, particularly that her suiting as much as assist Gotham has truly put it at higher threat as a result of individuals assume Batman is again. Luke means that she ought to swimsuit up once more to confront Tommy, however Kate declines. She goes as herself and learns that Tommy actually does plan to kill Batman/Bruce — and is aware of his id. Not solely that, he additional endangers individuals by blowing up the cables to a few elevators in his constructing and says that if Batman would not present up, he’ll blow the opposite cables and trigger the individuals in the elevators to fall to their deaths.
Batman is not coming again, although. Luke tried calling Bruce after the weapons vault was infiltrated and he did not reply. Kate decides then that if Batman is not coming, she’ll swimsuit up herself — however not in Bruce’s swimsuit. Luke repairs the Batsuit, makes a number of alterations — together with a brand new pink Bat image on the chest and maybe the most effective characteristic of all, the long-lasting vibrant pink Batwoman wig. Kate fits up as that to tackle Tommy after which, later, to face watch over town of Gotham. After town sights her and other people notice that this is not the Batman in any case, Vesper Fairchild calls her a “bombshell” and begins to invest what they need to name this new protector of town — and, listening to the printed, Sophie has her personal suggestion: Batwoman.
Batwoman airs Sundays at 8/7c on The CW.