DC Animated Universe
DC Animated Universe

"A Cat in the Hand" is the twenty-sixth episode of Gotham Girls.


Harley, having brought all the men back, continues fiddling with the gun, making them disappear, then reappear again until Ivy takes it from her. After a tense standoff, the police break into action, and Catwoman is captured while Harley and Ivy escape. Ivy acknowledges that she owes her. Despite Batgirl's protests, the cat burglar is subsequently charged with three million counts of kidnapping. It is explained on the news that the device, created by Mr. Freeze, sent all of Gotham's men into an alternate temporal dimension, where time literally stood still until they were brought back.

Meanwhile, Harley and Ivy are still at large—and they stop a paddy wagon with a massive vine, breaking open the doors to reveal... a platoon of police officers. The two try desperately to flee, but are cut off at every corner, and but for Batgirl's intervention, are nearly killed in their arrest. Batgirl, herself appalled at the force used by the police, promises Ivy that she'll tell the commissioner—and is shocked when she sees Commissioner James Gordon, her father, sitting in a car and showing his approval...

To be continued...

Interactive Segment

A clickable bat reveals more information on Mr. Freeze's ray gun.


Actor Role
Tara Strong Batgirl/Barbara Gordon
Arleen Sorkin Harley Quinn
Diane Pershing Poison Ivy
Adrienne Barbeau Catwoman
Renee Montoya
Jennifer Hale Dora Smithy
Tom Kenny Anchor

Uncredited appearances


Harley Quinn: (gleeful) It's an on/off switch for men!

Harley Quinn: I'm with ya, Red. Let's make like a church bell and peal! Like the Red Sea and split! Like a Communion wafer and transubstan-
Poison Ivy: Can't you just go like a normal person?!

Newscaster: Talk about a lost weekend, huh?