Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy are two of essentially the most well-known DC comedian characters, and probably the greatest duos. Whether they’re finest pals or girlfriends, each time the 2 docs get collectively, it’s extremely entertaining. That’s a part of the explanation why the DC Universe present Harley Quinn is so good; not solely is Harley Quinn at her finest, however her crew and Ivy are there to assist her out. And her dynamic with Poison Ivy is so infectious; their chemistry jumps off the display screen, whether or not it’s simply playful or one thing extra.
For some viewers, their relationship doesn’t seem to be it’s going to veer into romance territory. But if you watch the present, it’s form of apparent that the 2 are certain to finish up collectively. Here’s why. [Spoiler alert: Spoilers forward for Harley Quinn Seasons 1 and a couple of].
They each need the very best for one another
Ivy dangers lots to stay her neck out for Harley, particularly in relation to attempting to persuade her that the Joker is dangerous information. Not solely is he an evil villain, however he additionally couldn’t care much less about Harley. He consistently belittles her and solely retains her round for his enjoyment and profit as a result of she’s an excellent, sensible fighter. But when push involves shove, he’s on the market just for himself.
It takes a variety of the primary season, however Ivy consistently drills into Harley that she’s too good for him. And she actually tries to hit house that the Joker wouldn’t do half the issues Harley would for him. It’s a tricky tablet for Harley to comply with, however it lastly hits.
On the other facet of issues, there’s Kite Man (Chuck), who’s very into Ivy. Harley isn’t so certain concerning the minor “villain” at first. He’s form of dense, and he or she doesn’t know if he’s finest for her finest friend. But when he dangers lots to get Ivy an engagement ring, it actually clicks for Harley that he’d be good to her Pam. She’s even rooting for them midway by Season 2.
Now, like another factors on this checklist, wanting the easiest for somebody doesn’t essentially imply you’re in love with them. But mixed with their comedian historical past and the opposite issues on this checklist, it simply may.
Poison Ivy’s admitted she loves Harley, and vice versa
The wonderful thing about DC comics is that even the villains are very advanced and have backstories that present folks don’t simply get up evil. Except for possibly Joker. Because of this, the villains in Harley Quinn can grow to be fairly endearing.
Both Harley and Ivy have very troublesome household lives. Poison Ivy’s abusive father is the explanation she hates actually all folks. It was solely when Harley confirmed that she cared for Ivy that the plant-loving villain opened as much as her. This was even earlier than she was “Harley Quinn” and it’s why Ivy ended up serving to the psychologist out at Arkham.
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Poison Ivy expresses she loves Harley in Season 1 after which in Season 2 she talks about how she has so many individuals to care about. Ivy later says that she’s genuinely joyful for the primary time ever. It’s all because of Harley, though the crew and Kite Man are a significant a part of it.
Even the addition of Kite Man as a love curiosity for Poison Ivy isn’t sufficient to dispel a future Harlivy relationship. The means that Harley and Ivy are written is motive sufficient to consider that they’ll find yourself collectively. Even although Ivy actually cares for Kite Man, there’s an apparent distinction between what she feels for him and what she feels for Harley. Harley understands Ivy higher than anybody (together with Chuck). He’s not egocentric, however the selflessness Harley shows in relation to Ivy is nothing in need of deep love. And one thing Kite Man doesn’t high.
Harley noticed that real love included sacrifice from Mr. Freeze, which she did for Ivy
For shippers or followers of Harley and Ivy, Episode 7 of Season 2 was a significant turning level. Instead of simply two ladies with wonderful chemistry, audiences noticed the fruits of their emotions in a kiss.
When attempting to flee Bane’s Pit jail, Harley and Ivy can’t make it out collectively. Bane is holding Harley again, and he or she remembers what she noticed between Mr. Freeze and his spouse. In order for Nora to dwell, Mr. Freeze had to surrender his life. When Harley stated that was insane, Mr. Freeze stated it wasn’t. “When you truly love someone, you would do anything for them,” he stated.
So, Harley sacrificed herself so Ivy might survive. It actually is among the finest moments in the entire collection thus far, with Harley being so able to die, joyful that her friend would get the life she deserves. It ends with Ivy nonetheless saving Harley, and the 2 share a shocked kiss.
Harley needs Ivy to be joyful, even when which means shutting down her personal emotions
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Some followers nonetheless thought that the shocked kiss was simply that; out of stress and aid that they each survived. But it was actually simply the fruits of their relationship thus far. Harley was going to provide the final word sacrifice for the lady she beloved. Because in the long run, she simply needs Ivy to be joyful.
That’s why, in the latest episode (Episode 8), Harley is attempting to fill the void in her coronary heart that she doesn’t know is there. She wages conflict on Gotham, however when Ivy asks if that’s actually what she needs, Harley cancels her world domination. Because Harley doesn’t need that; what Harley Quinn needs is Poison Ivy.
However, Ivy and Kite Man are nonetheless engaged, and Harley sees they nonetheless love one another. So she zips her mouth about her emotions, and doesn’t inform Ivy that she’s in love together with her. Just like what she did on the Pit, Harley is sacrificing her personal happiness for Ivy’s. Only time will inform if the writing is actually placing these two collectively.
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