Season 2 Episode 56

Caught in the Spider's Den

Aired Tuesday 8:00 PM Mar 16, 1967 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • In real life, Adam West cut a single, Miranda, for 20th Century-Fox Records. Additionally, The Marketts' version of the series' theme charted at #17 in Billboard's top 60 while an arrangement by Neal Hefti and his Orchestra made it to #35.

  • Quotes

    • Robin: Batman, he's almost on me!
      Batman: "He" is a she, Robin. Only the female of the species is venomous, and mine is almost upon me also!

    • Robin: You she-devil! Have you short-circuited Batman's brain?

    • Black Widow: Well, Bat-Doll, perhaps you would like some, uh, champagne?
      Batman: No, I never touch spirits. Have you some milk?

    • Tarantula: Red six on a black seven!
      Batman: I certainly don't wish to be rude, but normally the game of Solitaire requires only one player. Heh heh.

    • Robin: (to the hypnotized Batman) Sing a song for me. Loud.
      Batman: All right. How about some Gilbert & Sullivan?
      Robin: Fine.
      Batman: "I'm called little Buttercup... Dear little Buttercup. Though I could never tell why."

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Batman: I think a little Gilbert & Sullivan.
      Gilbert and Sullivan were two men that wrote a total of fourteen comic operas during the Victorian Age. The lyrics that Batman sings is from their opera, H.M.S. Pinafore.