Really clever and funny...worth a watch.
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I dunno...I think that it's been played up. When the whole Robin stuff started it was 'Golden Age' where comics were lightened up. It's kind of a 'what came first' at this point. Not saying that you can't extrapolate, but the original motivation may have been a lot more innocent than he is suggesting.
Glad to know my initial facepalm was not an overreaction.