The Riddler leaves a clue at a Moldavian reception at the Gotham City World's Fair. Batman and Robin are summoned and are on the villain's trail. But he tricks them; the heroes think he's committing a robbery with a handgun. In reality, the gun is a cigarette lighter (the answer to one of the Riddler's riddles). Now, the villain is suing Batman, where he will be forced to reveal his true identity in court. The heroes, still convinced the Riddler is planning a major crime, travel to a discotheque. There, Batman is drugged by Molly, one of the Riddler's confederates, while Robin is kidnapped. Robin appears to be in great danger as the episode ends. Written by
Did You Know?
The footage of the Gotham City World's Fair that opens the show is actually of the New York World's Fair of 1964-1965. The building identified on screen as "Republic of Moldavia" was the Thailand Pavilion at the Fair. See more
Close up shots of the Riddler tightening the vice on Robin's head show him twisting the knob between thumb and index finger. Long shots from behind Robin's head show the Riddler turning a crank like handle, a totally different attachment to the vice. See more
One hint: The worst is yet to come!
Referenced in Batman XXX: A Porn Parody