Birds of Prey

Helena the Huntress in Birds of Prey TV SeriesBirds of Prey is a drama television series which is based on the DC Comics series with the same name. It was developed by Laeta Kalogridis for The WB, it was produced in 2002. This is a fantastic series which loved by many fans, unfortunately the show was one of the many that did not get to live as long as it should have. Despite the interesting storyline, addicting characters, a good theme, and a wonderful cast and crew, also with an amazing start within the 13 episodes the viewership quickly began to fall and the series was canceled.

The story revolve to the three woman which is the new protectors of the New Gotham. Batman, the guardian of New Gotham, and his one true love, Catwoman, left behind something extraordinary when they vanished. It was their daughter Huntress, her real name is Helena a half metahuman, she has taken up her father's mantel and under cover of the night, fights to protect the innocent and helpless. Joining her in this struggle, Oracle, who was once Batman's protege, Batgirl. She was caught in the crossfire of the war between Batman and Joker causing her to paralyzed , now she fights crime a different way, a master of the cyber-realms and mentor and trainer to heroes. Together, they have taken in a young runaway, Dinah, a metahuman herself with powers to open hidden doors to the mind, powers that she is only beginning to explore. The girls must learn how to work together and become not only a team of superheroes but also a family.

The series is set in New Gotham City, several years after it has been abandoned by Batman, with Barbara Gordon, and Helena as the Huntress, having taken over his war on crime. A central feature of the series is the concept of metahumans. Individuals born with powers that cannot be explained, such as Helena and Dinah. No two metahumans have the same ability (or set of abilities) and there exists a whole sub culture of metahuman society that the outside world knows nothing about. Detective Reese introduced in this series who teamed 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 realises 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 episodes of the series. Her 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.

The Cast:

Dina Meyer as Barbara Gordon - Oracle in Birds of Prey TV SeriesAshley Scott as Helena - The Huntress in Birds of Prey TV SeriesRachel Skarsten as Dinah in Birds of Prey TV SeriesShemar Moore as Detective Jesse Reese in Birds of Prey TV Series