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This is general information about production inconsistences, mistakes and external references related to the episode Eternal Youth from season one of Batman: The Animated Series.

  • En route to the spa, Alfred grumbles, "I've been Shanghaied." "Shanghaied" was a slang expression used in the United States and Great Britain for being recruited into the navy by force or trickery, and then being forced to continue serving.
  • Ivy's aliases are something of a giveaway: in Greek Mythology, Daphne was a nymph who was turned into a laurel tree, and Demeter is the goddess of grain and the harvest. Batman even mentions the latter.
  • Alfred sardonically refers to Ivy as "Joan of Bark", a spoof on Joan of Arc, the medieval French warrior and later Catholic saint.
  • Alfred's behavior after ingesting the Demetrite is a clue to its plant-transformative effects; in particular, the way sunlight restores his strength is indicative of photosynthesis, the process by which chlorophyll-bearing plants produce nourishment.
  • Maggie's roadster has a right-handed driver's seat, implying that it was imported from Great Britain.
  • This is one of the few times that Bruce Wayne goes upstairs into Wayne Manor while still in the Batsuit.

Inconsistencies[]

  • When Maggie drives her car down a steep hill on the way to the spa, she is driving on the left side of the road; when she reappears at the bottom, she is on the right.
  • When Ivy makes her welcome speech as Dr. Demeter, Lily's hair is miscolored brown.
This article uses material from the Eternal Youth article at the DCAU Wiki and is licensed under the CC BY-SA License.
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