One of many odder sights in “Birds of Prey” is a taxidermy beaver in a pink tutu, first glimpsed subsequent to Harley as she cries into her ice cream. His identify is Bernie, and sure, girls and gents, he’s canon: Bernie made his debut in 2014’s “Harley Quinn” #0. In highschool, Harley dated a boy named Bernie Bash, who shared her affinity for morbid humor and, properly, plain previous morbidity. However their budding love was minimize quick after Bash went to juvenile detention for throwing certainly one of Harley’s enemies into the trail of an oncoming truck. As a method to bear in mind his twisted devotion, Harley snuck into his home and grabbed Bernie. Hey, when your loved ones is into searching and taxidermy, you are certain to have stuffed, useless animals mendacity round.
Bernie and Harley share full conversations, with Bernie often being the voice of cause — however, in fact, solely Harley can hear his responses. You understand what they are saying about voices different folks cannot hear … they’ve all one of the best jokes! The very fact Bernie is in “Birds,” and that the movie leaves him unexplained, anonymous, and silent, makes his presence a very pleasant inside joke comedian readers get to share with Harley.