Riddler uses a riddle to trick Batman and Robin into attacking him, then sues them for false
arrest. Following clues hidden in the subpoena, they investigate Gotham City's newest
discotheque, where Batman is drugged and Robin is kidnapped.
Batman is able to rescue Robin from the Riddler's hideout, and they rush to prevent an
international incident when he tries to steal a Moldavian wooly mammoth.
When Batman brings Riddler's disguised assistant into the Batcave, he makes a half-hearted
attempt to save her, but she falls into the Batmobile's Nuclear Power Source. He later recalls
this turn of events as "two ships passing in the night."
Batman and Robin analyze the bat-brella, not knowing that it contains an audio transmitter.
Penguin is listening in on their discussion, and kidnaps visiting movie star Dawn Robbins after
Batman unknowingly provides him with the details.
Commissioner Gordon explains the origin of the bat-costume at a Stately Wayne Manor society
Zelda the Great steals $100,000 from the First National Bank to pay for Eivol Ekdal's newest
creation, the Inescapable Doom Trap, to liven up her magician act. But Batman tricks her into
thinking the money is counterfeit, and she must find another way to come up with the money.
Security at Stately Wayne Manor proves to be woefully inadequate, when Aunt Harriet hops into
Zelda's car after being told Dick injured himself playing in a playground.
A recently paroled Mad Hatter is kidnapping (and stealing
the hats of) the members of the jury which sent him to jail. The
final hat he wants is Batman's cowl because the Caped Crusader testified
We learn Warden Crichton is having a statue of Batman put in the
prison to help inspire the convicts in his rehabilation program.
Joker places a $50,000 bet against Gotham's Woodrow Roosevelt High in the upcoming basketball
game against Disko Tech. To ensure that the favored home team loses, Joker plants next week's
college exam papers in the milk vending machine in the gym. When the team's star players buy
milk, Joker is there to take a picture of them with the exams. With this evidence, the players
will be suspended from the school, ensuring a victory for Disko Tech. Such a victory will give
Joker a $1,000,000!
Little does Joker know, however, a reformed Cheerleader Suzy has told
Batman and Robin about his plan. The Dynamic Duo replaced the exam
papers with fakes. There will be no suspensions!
Dick Grayson goes undercover
to try and become a member of Joker's gang. Dick's bad-boy facade
includes wearing a leather jacket and leather gloves, calling Cheerleader
Suzy, Sue-baby and bad-mouthing Millionaire Bruce Wayne. His charade
fails because he cannot smoke a cigarette without choking.
Now in possession of the two golden cats, the Dynamic Duo learn
lining the statues back to back creats a map leading to the Lost Treasure
of Captain Manx. They track Catwoman to the underground caves where she
has already found the treasure. In fleeing the Caped Crusaders, Catwoman
attempts to leap across a chasm. She doesn't make it. Hanging off the side,
she refuses to let go of the treasure to take Batman's hand, and seemingly
plunges to her death.
It appears as if the Pequin has gone straight. He foils several robberies
and opens up a protection agency. Batman and Robin are on edge as Penquin
begins to hang around with Gotham's high society.
Alfred doing undercover work as an insurance agent, attempts to place a
'bug' in Penquin's cigarette holder. When he is found out, Alfred literally
pulls the rug out from under Penquin's feet and makes a quick getaway.
Batman and Robin are wanted by the Gotham City Police for harrassing Penquin
and attempted robbery despite Commissioner Gordon's protests.
Despite all of this, the Dynamic Duo know Penquin has an evil plot to unhatch
and continue to unravel the plot.
Batman and Robin act like they have been driven insane by Penquin. They growl
and twitch and initiate an unprovoked attack on Penquin and his henchmen.
In fleeing the scene, the Caped Crusaders are pursued by Gotham Police
and are gunned down in a back alley!
Riddler uses a universal wax solvent he smuggled over from Europe
in order to obtain a book entitled "Lost Treasure of the Incas". Inside, the secret location of the treasure is revealled.
When Riddler has Batman and Robin in his clutches he could easily bump
them off but he explains why he prefers to kill them slowly.
"Why kill them fast when watching them die slowly is more entertaining.
I want to savor every delicious moment of this."
Joker sends the Maharajah to the bank to sign a hefty check for his
ransom. There is a catch, however; Batman must endorse it. Just as the
Maharajah is about to walk out with the suitcase of money, Batman jumps
on him and it becomes apparent it's the Joker in disguise. The real Maharajah
was never in Gotham! Joker wanted the money but also to ruin Batman's good
name by having him endorse a phony check.
Does Commissioner Gordon ever go home? Late one evening, he's snoozing
on the couch in his office--- a half-eaten sandwich and empty glass on the table
suggests he didn't even leave for supper.
After Wayne gets away, King Tut tries to kidnap him again.
After being subjected to the Phoebean pebble torture, Batman and King Tut's
traitorous 'queen' are commanded to dance for Tut and his cronies. He puts on
some 'bat-music' and Batman does some more dancing.
In order to pull-off his latest caper, Bookworm needs to dispose of the
Dynamic Duo. Although the heroes are aware of the impending
trap, once seperated, Robin falls into the Bookworm's evil hands.
As the Bookworm's henchmen rush the Dynamic Duo, Batman shouts, "Your
glasses!" The henchmen (all who are wearing glasses) stop and remove
their spectacles. "Remember," says Batman to Robin, "Never hit a man
By luring the heroes into a giant cookbook, Bookworm is able to steal
the Batmobile. He plans to use the Bat-beam to break into the Gotham
City library to steal the many literary treasures within. A secret mic
in the Batmobile relays Bookworm's plan to Batman and Robin who rush to
Chief O'Hara looking visibly scared when driving in the Batmobile with
The Riddler makes a silent movie about his capers and Batman and Robin are the stars.
Riddler crashes a temperance party at the Van Jones residence by spiking the lemonade with a
temper enhancer. Very quickly the guests get angry at one another and the insults start to fly.
Even Commissioner Gordon and Chief O'Hara get grumpy, saying many things quite unbecoming
of Gotham City's finest. A horrified Batman attempts to stop a brawl that breaks out but to no avail.
Penguin brainwashes Alfred in order to discover the secret location of the Multimillionaires' Annual Award
Dinner. Penguin hopes to steal the $12 million Gotham's millionaires are donating to a charity.
A congratulatory handshake from Chief O'Hara leaves Commissioner Gordon with a sore hand.