Batman: The Animated Series

Joker's Wild

Season 1, Ep 42, Aired 11/19/92
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  • Episode Description
  • When a billionaire builds a casino called the Joker's Wild, the Joker breaks out of Arkham Asylum to destroy it.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

    Alfred Pennyworth

  • Kevin Conroy

    Bruce Wayne / Batman

  • Paul Dini

  • Boyd Kirkland

  • Roger Rose

    TV Host

  • Fan Reviews (3)
  • Joker finds out that a casino was made based off of him and wants to have it destroyed.

    By Blue_Blood, Jul 08, 2008

  • Not the best of Joker episodes, but eh, it'll do to erase your boredom.

    By RubberLotus, Sep 28, 2007

  • A very WILD episode of Batman

    By TVguy1313, Nov 17, 2005

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (10)

    • Joker: (About Kaiser) He's ripping me off. I'll protest. Yeah. I'll sue. Then I'll rip his lungs out. And I will too.

    • TV: Next, a dog drinks milk out of his owner's mouth.

    • Joker: Oh, please, Mr Kaiser! You of all people should have realized there'd be a Joker in the deck!

    • Joker (After Seeing Batman flying outside the helicopter) Why Can't He Ever Stay Dead?!

    • The Joker: Jumpin' 'uminy Christmas! It's an homage to me! I'm kinda sorry I have to blow it up.

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    Notes (2)

    • This episode is episode 13 on the Batman: The Animated Series Volume 2 DVD.

    • You can see the Mad Hatter and the Scarecrow playing chess next to Poison Ivy and the Joker.

    Trivia (4)

    • The file Kaiser has on the Joker includes his real name as Jack Napier, from the first Batman movie.

    • When Bruce starts to realize the plan of Kaiser and moves the paper on the wall, that paper suddenly changes from being purple to purple & red with spades and clubs

    • LOOK HARD: Joker's not the only one who can cheat at cards. When Bruce checks his cards the first time, he has a 9 and a 3 (12). When he receives a King from Joker, he replaces the 9 with an 8, making 21. He later hands off a deck to Alfred.

    • The sign that Joker throws off the car he steals at the casino incorrectly reads "WAN THE CIRIN GNAL JOKERNOCILE."

    Allusions (3)

    • When Joker changes the television channel and Poison Ivy tells him to change it back, Joker says "Oh, no, no, no. Don't want to." using a line of and the voice of Beaky Buzzard, a character that appeared in several classic Warner Brothers cartoon shorts. Beaky's voice was patterned after Edgar Bergen's character Mortimer Snerd.

    • When the Joker enters the Patients' Lounge in Arkham Asylum, he is whistling 'The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down' by Cliff Friend and Dave Franklin, which is best known as the theme to the Looney Tunes animated shorts.

    • TV announcer: Next a dog drinks milk out of this owner's mouth! When the Joker switches channels, you can hear a voice announcing David Letterman's DC analog hosting Stupid Pet Tricks.

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