A short lived television series loosely based on the Birds of Prey comics. It also drew inspiration from the Warner Batman movies.


The series is set in New Gotham City, several years after it has been abandoned by Batman following the Joker's last stand. In Batman's absence, Oracle and the Huntress have taken over his war on crime. The two are joined by Dinah (after she assists them in defeating Larry Ketterlly, a telepathic version of the Scarecrow; Alfred Pennyworth, who serves Helena as she is heir to the Wayne estate; and Detective Jesse Reese, a police officer confronted with crimes and abilities he cannot explain.

A central feature of the series is the concept of metahumans: Individuals born with powers that cannot be explained. No two metahumans have the same specific ability (or set of abilities) and there exists a whole subculture of metahuman society that the outside world knows nothing about.

It is into this world that Detective Reese is drawn, reluctantly teaming up with Huntress and the Birds of Prey to defeat metahuman criminals. At first, he is disapproving of Helena's vigilantism, even trying to arrest her, but eventually he realizes there is a need for the Birds of Prey to take down criminals the police can't handle.

During the course of the show, the Birds of Prey often find themselves confronted with schemes masterminded by Dr. Quinzel, though they are unaware of her involvement until the final episode of the series. Quinzel's attempts to discover what Helena is hiding - and the duplicitous nature of their therapy sessions together - form a large part of the series arc, beginning in the pilot episode and being resolved in the series finale.


Main cast


Ashley Scott, Dina Meyer and Rachel Skarsten are the stars of the series.

Uncredited cameos


The stand-in that played Batman in brief flashbacks has yet to come forward to take credit for his work.

as Catwoman (uncredited)




Season 1

1. Pilot

2. Slick

3. Prey for the Hunter

4. Three Birds and a Baby

5. Sins of the Mother

6. Primal Scream

7. Split

8. Lady Shiva

9. Nature of the Beast

10. Gladiatrix

11. Reunion

12. Feat of Clay

13. Devil's Eyes


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