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Given that the Joker doesn't have a clock in his cell, how did he time the explosion so precisely such that Batman will only have time to save one? If he told Batman 1 min later, Gordon would have saved Rachel too.

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    Trying to remember, but is there any indication that they are actually timed? More likely there was someone watching each and told to detonate at a specific moment. – DeeV Dec 7 '18 at 14:57
  • There's a timer attached to the bomb, but there's a phone as well, so it is hard to know if the bomb was indeed activated by the time running out or by the Joker himself calling the attached phone. – Baku Dec 7 '18 at 19:19
  • If there's one thing Joker (Jerome) understands, it's insurance for a plot. It's likely he had someone standing by to manually detonate the bombs, or a way to do it himself. Remember that Jerome (Like Bruce, as a counterpart) is also extremely smart and resourceful. If he wanted those explosions to time out right, he'd have figured out how. Yes this is partly speculation, hence why it's a comment and not an answer, to whomever is getting ready to flag it. – MissouriSpartan Dec 7 '18 at 20:49
  • @MissouriSpartan where did the name Jerome came from? – Vishwa Dec 11 '18 at 4:04
  • @Vishwa Jack Napier is his name. I got him mixed up with Jerome Valeskia in Gotham. – MissouriSpartan Dec 11 '18 at 4:10

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