Batman - Season 1

ABC (ended 1968)




Episode Guide

  • 5/5/66

    Believing that Batman and Robin are dead, Penguin proceeds with his plan to rob the Multimillionaires' Annual Award Dinner with the help of his inside man: Alfred.

  • Fine Finny Fiends
    Episode 33

    The Penguin has returned and has a dastardly plan involving Alfred.

  • The Riddler's False Notion

    Batman searches for the Riddler who has his trusty sidekick captured.

  • 4/27/66

    The Riddler steals box office receipts and Batman & Robin trace him to a bakery. With only the riddles that are given, Batman and Robin track the Riddler down only to be separated with Robin on the splitting block.

  • 4/21/66

    Batman must save Robin with only a cryptic clue to help, while Bookworm begins the final steps of his scheme.

  • The Bookworm Turns
    Episode 29

    The Bookworm stages a phoney assassination on the Commissioner and leaves a clue for them to solve. With the help of his moll Lydia, the Bookworm captures Robin who is tied to the Wayne Memorial Tower.

  • 4/14/66

    Batman sets a trap for King Tut, but is captured along with Tut's faithless Queen Nefertiti.

  • The Curse of Tut
    Episode 27

    A new villain, King Tut, prepares to claim Gotham City as his new Thebes.

  • 4/7/66

    Batman and Robin discover where the gas is found and track down the Joker and the Maharajah. Joker demands ransom money for the Maharajah, who agrees to pay it against Batman's advice.

  • 4/6/66
    The Joker returns to Gotham and perplexes our heroes with a myriad of odd crimes.
  • Give 'em the Axe
    Episode 24

    After escaping Riddler's death trap, Batman and Robin track the villain to Gotham City Museum, where he plans to steal the rare jewels of an ancient Incan emperor. But when Robin is captured, Batman must leap to the rescue!

  • The Ring of Wax
    Episode 23

    The Riddler smuggles universal wax solvent into the U.S. to open a vault of rare books to find the key to an ancient treasure. When The Dynamic Duo intervenes, they are soon captured and The King of Conundrums prepares to turn them into human candles!

  • Not Yet, He Ain't
    Episode 22

    Batman and Robin escape Penguin's death trap thanks to their bulletproof boots, but are soon run to ground by the police and are shot down trying to escape. Confident that no one can stop him now, The Penguin carries out his scheme to steal his own wedding gifts and escapes in the stolen Batmobile.

  • 3/23/66

    The Penguin goes straight, thwarting crimes across Gotham City and offering his services as a security expert. Batman doesn't believe it and sets out to prove The Penguin guilty of a crime, but The Dynamic Duo ended up framed for jewel theft.

  • 3/17/66
    Batman escapes and rescues Robin from further danger while Catwoman searches for her treasure. The Dynamic Duo finally catch up to her in but at what cost?
  • The Purr-Fect Crime
    Episode 19
    Catwoman steals some priceless art and Batman & Robin take chase. Robin is separated from Batman who has to choose between 2 doors to find his chum. Which one will he choose?
  • Holy Rat Race
    Episode 18

    Batman and Robin escape False Face's trap with Alfred's help, and then stop the wily villain from replacing a bank's real money with counterfeits. They then pursue the villain to a film studio for a final showdown.

  • True or False Face
    Episode 17

    False Face is on the loose in Gotham City and launches a barrage of tricky true-or-false crimes. His captured assistant lures Batman and Robin into a trap and the protean pretender leaves them to be run over by a subway train.

  • 3/3/66

    Batman and Robin narrowly avoid Joker's electric chairs thanks to a fortuitous power failure. Robin then goes undercover as a juvenile delinquent to get the goods on Joker's gang, but the Clown Prince sees through his deception and sets a trap for The Dynamic Duo.

  • 3/2/66

    The Joker strikes at the high school level when his rigged vending machines gives out stocks, bonds, and silver dollars. It's all part of his sinister scheme to blackmail the school basketball team, but The Dynamic Duo are on the scene... only to fall into The Clown Prince's trap.

  • Batman Stands Pat
    Episode 14

    After Batman escapes The Mad Hatter's trap, the villain flees and goes after the twelfth juror that sent him to prison. Alfred bugs the juror's hat but Mad Hatter discovers the transmitter and sets a trap for The Dynamic Duo.

  • The Thirteenth Hat
    Episode 13

    Jervis Tetch, The Mad Hatter, is out of prison and looking for revenge on the twelve jurors who put him away. He collects them and their hats once by one while setting his sights on the "thirteenth" juror: Batman, whose testimony convicted him.

  • While The Riddler's men escort King Boris and his statue back to Gotham, Batman manages to get his blowtorch from his utility belt and burn the armature, causing the reactor to short circuit and deactivate. The Dynamic Duo free themselves and returns to The Batcave. Believing he has spun The Duo to their deaths, The Riddler proceeds with his blackmail scheme: to use King Boris as an unwitting pawn by his placing the statue inside the museum, and inform Commissioner Gordon that, unless he's paid a million dollars he'll destroy The Queen Of Freedom Monument!
    Meanwhile, one of The Riddler's men by the name of Whitney, dresses up as Batman and pays a visit to Commissioner Gordon's office and Bruce Wayne, Batman and Robin have solved the last of The Prince of Puzzler's riddles, figuring out his scheme, and they set a trap for him inside the museum. The Riddler and The River Rats arrive to collect their cash -- only to find to their dismay that not only the statue containing the bomb isn't there, the satchel of money is phony! Suddenly, The Dynamic Duo appear from a balcony above, informing The King Of Criminal Conundrums that they've already deactivated the bomb, and then deactivate The Riddler and The River Rats themselves!

  • 2/16/66

    The Riddler has returned to Gotham in hopes of kidnapping the visiting King Boris. Will the Dynamic Duo be able to figure out the many riddles and save the King?

  • 2/10/66

    Bruce Wayne convinces Zelda the money she stole is actually real and Aunt Harriet is returned. A clue leads the Dynamic Duo to Zelda's accomplice, Eivol's lair where they get captured. Zelda informs Batman and Robin about the trap and capture Eivol and his men. Zelda surrenders and is given a reprieve as a magician.

  • Zelda the Great
    Episode 9

    Zelda, The Great returns to town to steal her yearly stash of money. On her visit she tricks Aunt Harriet into believing that Dick is hurt and lures her into a trap which leaves her suspended over a vat of boiling oil.

  • Rats Like Cheese
    Episode 8

    Batman & Robin are thawed out as Mr. Freeze has captured the Gotham City's star baseball pitcher. Freeze proposes a trade for Batman. Robin tracks them down to Freeze's warehouse. Mr. Freeze demonstrates his freezing system on the Dynamic Duo. Batman saves the day by knocking out Mr. Freeze & reverses the controls

  • Instant Freeze
    Episode 7

    Mr. Freeze seeks vengeance on Batman for his accident by stealing some diamonds. Freeze foils the Dynamic Duo with duplicates. Mr. Freeze attempts to steel the visiting Princess of Molino's diamonds only to be intercepted by Batman & Robin. Mr. Freeze freezes the Duo in their tracks as they try to apprehend him.

  • Batman Is Riled
    Episode 6

    The Joker escapes after a fouled attempt to reveal Batman's true identity. At the S.S. Gotham's christianing, Joker recaptures Batman and Robin only to be foiled by the Dynamic Duo.

  • The Joker Is Wild
    Episode 5

    The Joker escapes after a prison baseball game and attacks Batman and Robin at a museum and at the opera. Batman and Robin are caught and The Joker makes a move to unmask them.

  • 1/20/66

    Bruce Wayne escapes his fiery demise. Batman and Robin stake-out Dawn Robbins' place awaiting for The Penguin but he magnetizes them to the door with a giant magnet and escapes.

  • 1/19/66

    Awaiting release from prison, The Penguin schemes to get Batman to plan his crimes for him. Batman and Robin investigate the alias K.G. Bird. Batman as Bruce Wayne plants a bug at the umbrella store and is captured by The Penguin. Bruce is set for doom as he head to the furnace.

  • 1/13/66

    Batman attempts to contact Robin but with no luck. Riddle copies Robin's face for Molly who infiltrates the Bat-Cave but falls to her death when Batman discovers her. Batman frees Robin. The Riddler goes after the Mammoth of Moldavia. The Dynamic Due pursues and captures the Mole Hill Mob as Riddler escapes in an explosion.

  • Hi Diddle Riddle
    Episode 1

    A bomb goes off at the Gotham City World's Fair revealing a riddle which leads Batman and Robin to the Peale Art Gallery. The duo find out it's a trick from the Riddler who serves them subpoenas.
    Batman must find out the Riddler's scheme or he must reveal his true identity. Robin finds two clues in the papers and they head to a disco where he unfortunately cannot get in. Batman's drugged by the Riddler's assistant, Molly.
    Batman's drugged and Robin is tranquillized by the Riddler, who in turn tries to steal the Batmobile. The Riddler attempts to blow the Batmobile up after he kidnaps Robin. Batman races out to the Batmobile but in his incapacitated condition, he is forced to turn his keys over to the police.
    The Riddler attempts to operate on Robin.