Then there’s the bad and the ugly, which are one and the same: Deadline: Hollywood reported that Warner Bros. had planned to “paint down” a white stuntwoman rather than hiring a minority to perform stunts for a guest spot in an upcoming episode. Fortunately bad publicity helped them see the error of their ways, and they’ve since recast the stunt role. Hopefully there’ll be no more such nonsense; it is 2014, and the era of blackface should be far behind us.
He is disturbed that she kept this from him, and she in turn is disturbed that he won’t talk about Oswald Cobblepot - little does Barbara know she’s already met the man himself, who came to visit their home in the beginning of the episode. The secrets everyone is keeping don’t bode well for the future of their relationship.
One final piece of advice: never trust villains bearing pastry. Penguin’s cannoli are deadly.