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Birds of Prey
Season 1, Episode 1 (9 Oct. 2002): “Pilot”
by Laeta Kalogridis, Brian Robbins

Birds of Prey - Season 1, Episode 1

Title: “Pilot”

Medium: television series episode

Original airdate: 9 Oct. 2002

Publisher: WB Warner Brothers
Written by: Laeta Kalogridis
Directed by: Brian Robbins


28 characters in this story:

Character
(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Religious
Affiliation
Team(s)
[Notes]
Pub. #
app.
Black Canary Black Canary (Dinah Lance) hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown)
The Justice League; Birds of Prey...  DC 1,406
Alfred Pennyworth Alfred Pennyworth supporting character
CBR Scale: I Anglican
[butler] DC 3,048
Huntress Huntress (Helena Wayne) hero
  The Justice Society of America; Infinity, Inc....  DC 122
Oracle Oracle (Barbara Gordon) hero
  The Justice League; Birds of Prey...  DC 921
Harley Quinn Harley Quinn (Dr. Harleen Quinzel) villain
CBR Scale: S Jewish Catholic
Secret Society of Super Villains; Secret Six...  DC 206
Jesse Reese Jesse Reese supporting character
CBR Scale: S religious/ethical
GCPD; black WB Warner Brothers 14
Wade Brixton Wade Brixton supporting character
  [high school guidance counselor; dated Oracle] WB Warner Brothers 8
Larry Ketterlly Larry Ketterlly villain
CBR Scale: S manifestly non-religious
[telepathic version of the Scarecrow] WB Warner Brothers 2
Detective McNally Detective McNally supporting character
CBR Scale: M skeptical
GCPD
[skeptical of all things strange and unexplainable]
WB Warner Brothers 5
Crowley Crowley supporting character
 indeterminate  [afraid of mice] WB Warner Brothers 2
Jerry Jerry villain
CBR Scale: S manifestly non-religious
[befriended, then tried to assault young Dinah Lance] WB Warner Brothers 2
Batman Batman (Bruce Wayne)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian / Catholic (lapsed); atheist
The Outsiders (leader); The Justice League...  DC 11,112
The Joker The Joker
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: M anarchist; obsessed with being Batman's arch-enemy
The Injustice Gang; The Joker League of Anarchy (leader)...  DC 1,679
Catwoman Catwoman (Selina Kyle)
(cameo) 
villain hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic
Secret Society of Super Villains; Batman family...  DC 911
Black Canary Black Canary (Dinah Drake Lance)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown)
The Justice Society of America
["Earth-2 Black Canary"; mother of modern Black Canary]
DC 80
unnamed newscaster
(cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [TV reporter] WB Warner Brothers 2
unnamed student unnamed student
(cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [student] WB Warner Brothers 1
William Shakespeare William Shakespeare
(photo/picture/video)
real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Catholic/Anglican
[actor; poet...] Marvel DC 83
Charles Bukowski Charles Bukowski
(name seen in illustration (or on screen)) 
real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Catholic; atheist
[poet; writer]   16
Walt Whitman
(name seen in illustration (or on screen)) 
supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Quaker; Transcendentalist; mystic; skeptic; humanist
[journalist; poet...] Universal Studios 20
Ralph Ellison
(name seen in illustration (or on screen)) 
supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Existentialism
black
[wrote novel "Invisible Man"]
BBC 2
Emily Bronte Emily Bronte
(name seen in illustration (or on screen)) 
supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Anglican
[wrote novel "Wuthering Heights"] 20th Century Fox 11
John Steinbeck
(name seen in illustration (or on screen))
real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
[Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist] Granada Television ITV 4
Kate Chopin Kate Chopin
(name seen in illustration (or on screen)) 
supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Catholic
[writer] PBS 1
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(mentioned) 
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 10,664
Hamlet Hamlet
(mentioned)
lead character
CBR Scale: M Lutheran
[prince] DC 188
Romeo Romeo
(mentioned)
lead character
CBR Scale: S Protestant
[Juliet's beloved] Paramount Pictures 20th Century Fox 105
Juliet Juliet
(mentioned)
lead character
CBR Scale: U Catholic
[famed star-crossed lover] Paramount Pictures 20th Century Fox 86