The latest episode of the Titans-“Together”, chronicles the moment when all the members start coming together to become a team. This episode revolves around the character, Dick Grayson, played by Brenton Thwaites who is reluctant to reveal his identity as Robin.
He then plays “Show and Tell” with all their powers but explains that his powers are just ‘Keeping them alive.’ Kori, played by Anna Diop is sure that he is hiding something, and also tries to get out the secret with tequila and sex. Dick still did not open up, even while he was intimate with her.
During this night, the team was ambushed by The Nuclear Family, and in spite of their efforts, the Titans were getting thrashed. This then changed when Robin sported his Robin costume and revealed who he is. Robin then leads the charge the team to destroy the Nuclear Family. Dick Grayson then follows breadcrumbs back to the leader, Dr Adamson, who informs Dick that there is a bigger organisation running this show.
The Doctor was then assassinated by a hit squad, and in spite Despite his efforts to fight, Dick was taken down, but he gets a save from someone who takes out all the assassins, and he was wearing a suit just like Dick’s armour- Jason Todd, played by Curran Walters.
All the fans of Batman and Titans would know what a huge deal this is. This character had served as Batman’s second Robin after Dick Grayson had broken ties with Batman. Todd had died after being beaten to death by The Joker and had been resurrected by the Lazarus Pits, and he became Red Hood.
The introduction of Jason Todd in this series is crucial because it shows that Batman has moved on to a new Robin, and Dick will have to try to find the middle ground between being a cop and also his real self.
We will learn a lot more about the character, Jason Todd in the next episode, “Jason Todd”.