You can only do so many TV-themed stories before people crave something else, I guess.

The dialogue is characteristically tendentious – we know it’s the jewel thief. He has a hand full of jewels that glow, which indicates value and misappropriation. We can see he’s escaping. The fact that the “Flying Patrolman ‘Copter,” quotes somehow included in the declaration, is stolen is irrelevant at the moment. What counts is evacuating the streets below, because that stupid thing is going to spin out of control in a second.