|Season 1, Episode 12|
|Air date||February, 2011 / Online Release May 16, 2011|
|Written by||AJM STUDIOS|
|Directed by||AJM STUDIOS|
Growing Up In Da' Hood
'Gem Ruse is the 12th episode for the AJM STUDIOS series, Batsman and Batling. It is a long episode with seven pages. It was in February of 2011 in "Brighten Your Day Say AJ." It was not released online until May 16, 2011.
Mayling and Bruno steal a precious gem from a jewelry shop. Batsman and Batling take pursuit, but when Batsman is left compromised, it is up to Batling to continue to pursue the crooks on the towering rooftops through Wardill.
This episodes focus was for action not yet seen in the series before. It was made to be the most action packed episode to date,and has a lot of details.
The episodes received the highest reviews of any episode upon it's release. People enjoyed the action and the fun twists within the plot. They also enjoyed the fairly slapstick and random humor tossed about in the episode.
- This is the first time Batsman lets Batling catch a crook on his own, even if Batsman still helped in the end.
- We learn that Batling has a fear for heights and has to face his fears numerous times within the episode. Even resulting in him climbing higher up a tower, then sliding over a rope back to Batsman. He seems to quickly get over his fear once he conquers it in the beginning of the episode.
- This is the first time Batsman saves the life of a crook, who happens to be Mayling.
- Batsling explains his ruse by not speaking, but through hand gestures, giggling, and smiling.
- The Steak-Ups vendor is seen in the end of the episode when Mayling and Bruno hide in his apartment.