During a party for Batman's crime-fighting anniversary, the Riddler appears and nabs a golden calf filled with money for charity. His next target is the Gotham City Bank, which he floods for an underwater robbery. Although Batman and Robin try to stop him, the villain makes a clean getaway, leaving only a final riddle that stumps the Caped Crusaders. They discover all too late that his next move is an attempt to destroy them, this time with deadly quicksand disguised as strawberry icing atop a giant cake. Written by
Did You Know?
Because of a contract dispute, Frank Gorshin
did not appear as the Riddler and was temporarily replaced by John Astin
, in this two part series. Both address links with John Astin
acting as Riddler, are: www.imdb.com/title/tt0519457/combined. Title: "Batman's Anniversary" & www.imdb.com/title/tt0519449/combined. Title: "A Riddling Contraversy". See more
At the beginning of the episode when Dick Grayson is trying to understand the relationship between the dividing of a cake/pie (circle) and the pieces, Bruce Wayne tries to show Dick how it works by first drawing one line, making two pieces, then drawing another line perpendicular to the first, making four pieces. He asks Dick if he understands the concept Dick says yes. Then Bruce draws a third line. This ought to have yielded, logically and actually six pieces. However, Bruce says and then counts seven. See more
Now that's what I call a cake!
Yes, it is rather... formidable, isn't it?