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Up to date as of February 01, 2010

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Character Template Character Template
Real Name
Current Alias

Aliases

Identity

Race

Alignment

Affiliation
Birds of Prey; Former partner of Batman

Relatives
Helena Kyle (legal ward)


Base Of Operations

Characteristics
Gender

Height
5'7" (1.70 m)

Eyes

Hair

Unusual Features
Restricted mobility due to paralysis.

Status
Citizenship

Marital Status

Occupation
School teacher; Crime-fighter

Origin
Origin
Once the caped crime-fighter known as Batgirl, Barbara Gordon's costumed career came to an end when a madman's bullet shattered her spine. Now she fights crime from behind a computer screen as the Oracle - leader of the Birds of Prey (TV Series).

Place of Birth
Unknown (possibly New Gotham)

Creators

First appearance

Birds of Prey Episode: Pilot

Contents

History

In Birds of Prey (TV Series), Barbara Gordon (New Earth) is seen as a schoolteacher suffering from paralysis. She works with Helena Bertinelli (New Earth), also known as Huntress, who is the apparent daughter of Catwoman and Batman. Being the previous Batgirl, Barbara can teach Helena to be a crime-fighter, even through their methods differ on occasion. Later in the series, a Black Canary like girl is added to the team and also taught by Oracle, who allows her to live in the Gotham Clock Tower, after running away to New Gotham. Barbara has created technology that allows her limited periods of mobility, which she used to confront Shiva Nataraja (New Earth) (Lady Shiva).

Powers and Abilities

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Abilities

  • Computer Operation: Barbara Gordon was an expert in all areas relating to computer technology including operation, networking, cryptography, surveillance, counter-surveillance and hacking.
  • Master Combatant: Prior to her paralysis, Barbara Gordon was a highly trained physical combatant. Even after the incident that cost her the use of her legs, she still maintained an intensive regiment of daily exercise and kept herself in top fighting form.
  • Pedagogy: Barbara is a school teacher specializing in literature.

    Strength level

Above Average: Barbara Gordon possessed the strength level of a woman her age, size and weight who engaged in intensive regular exercise.

Weaknesses

Barbara's paralysis prevented her from engaging in field work most of the time. Although she eventually found a way around such inconveniences, her solutions only allowed her limited periods of mobility.

Paraphernalia

Equipment

Barbara invented an electronic device that enabled her full mobility for limited periods of time.

Transportation

Wheelchair, Barbara also drives a Black Hummer.

Weapons

As Batgirl, Barbara kept a supply of sharpened throwing darts commonly known as Batarangs. As Oracle, she employed a pair of truncheons as a means of self-defense.

Notes

  • The role of Barbara Gordon was played by actress Dina Meyer.

See Also

Links and References

  • Dina Meyer profile at the Internet Movie Database (IMDB)

Footnotes

This character is exclusive to the continuity of the Birds of Prey television series. This template will categorize articles that include it into Birds of Prey (TV Series) Characters.

This article uses material from the "Barbara Gordon (Birds of Prey)" article on the DC Comics wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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