Violet finally confesses to Brion and Tara that she recalled Gabrielle taking a bribe from Bedlam's men to open the door to the meta-assassin that murdered their parents in "Princes All", something she found out in "Leverage" and has been withholding ever since.
Batman impersonates a man named "Matthew Malone". Matches Malone is an often-used underworld persona he employs to gather information, based on a crook who had an uncanny resemblance to him. The name "Matthew Malone" was used as a spur of the moment alias by Batman in the Batman: The Brave and the Bold episode "Chill of the Night" when confronted with his parents.
Moira Malone's social media handle "@LittleMatchGirl16" alludes to both her "father"'s alias in the comics—Matches Malone—and the Danish short story by Hans Christian Andersen "The Little Match Girl".
Lex Luthor's reference to the blacklist is a reference to the Joint Congressional Un-American Activity Committee led by Senator O'Fallon, the DC Comics analog of the House Un-American Activities Committee. It caused the Justice Society to disband in 1951 after they refused to make their identities public, hence Jay Garrick's dislike for the idea.
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Batman:Lex will know this was a setup. But knowing and proving are two different things.
Batman: This is a war, Diana.
Wonder Woman: And which side are we on? We're not simply hiding things anymore. We've gone beyond lying to our comrades and the public, now we're staging false events, creating fake news, merely to make our opponents look bad? Or the Outsiders, and by extension, the rest of us, look good? Even with the best of intentions, that is crossing a line. You must see that. You must.