Pennyworth’s Title Change to Add ‘Batman’ Gets Grilled Online
On Wednesday, HBO Max released the Season 3 trailer for Pennyworth but also added a twist when they also revealed a change in the title of the series. Now the series, which originally aired on EPIX but is moving to HBO Max for the upcoming season, is titled Pennyworth: The Origin of Batman’s Butler. The general assumption behind the reason for the name change is to spark a little more interest in the series – after all, Batman is a big deal – but that hasn’t stopped people from absolutely roasting the name choice in line.
On social media, people weighed in on the change in the Pennyworth name of the series with many openly mocking the somewhat awkward addition. Many directly pointed out how the name change seems like a clear motivation to the public while others offered humorous alternate names or shared shocked fake reactions to finding out just now that Pennyworth has a connection to Batman. You can check out some of our favorite reactions below.
As for season 3 of Pennyworth: The Origin of Batman’s Butler will cause. the season will run for 10 episodes and feature a significant time jump from season 2 – as well as the dawn of superheroes and villains. The season synopsis reads: “The third season of the psychological thriller begins after a five-year time jump: the Civil War is over and a cultural revolution has changed the world for better or worse – ushering in a new era of superheroes. and supervillains.”
Pennyworth: The Origin of Batman’s Butler Season 3 premieres in October on HBO Max.
“Pennyworth: The Origin of Batman Butler Season 3” sounds like a mock title of a comedy sketch about how many comics there are still today…it’s real
— Chief Big Dog (@BorkEternal) August 10, 2022
The man who climbed a hill and down Pennyworth, Batman’s butler.
— Bill Smiley (@neokefka_99) August 10, 2022
The ideal situation would be an administrative error in which the title of the TV series was changed to “Pennyworth on Infinite Earths” and the comic to “Dark Crisis: The Origins of Batman’s Butler”.
—Richard Edward Jones (@richardyjones) August 10, 2022
“Pennyworth: The Origin of Batman’s Butler” is the kind of title you end up with when, two seasons later, you realize no one but nerds on the internet knows this is the guy we’re talking about. your show.
– Alex! 🏳️🌈 🏴☠️ (@heyalexdaily) August 10, 2022
“Pennyworth: The Origin of Batman’s Butler; Batman is the hero whose parents died and now he’s committed to fighting crime in Gotham (it’s not Gotham, that one doesn’t have very worked well, so we’re trying something new)”
Coming this fall on HBOMax?
—Nick Taylor (@ntbone) August 10, 2022
PENNYWORTH: The origins of the uninsured man who crashed into Thomas Wayne’s car and was ordered to become Batman’s butler
— Greg Derkach (@GregJDerkach) August 10, 2022