With his special truck finished, Shame goes to work on his final caper - the theft of four prize cattle worth over one million dollars. Batman and Robin deduce his plan, but realize they are too late to stop him and too slow to catch him. With little left to go on, the Dynamic Duo employ their "bat-logic" to try to figure out his next move. Written by
Did You Know?
This episode, in which Robin is shot by the criminal cowboy Shame, was rumored at the time to have been a "silent" protest against the Vietnam War; it was said to have been subtly drawing attention to the fact that soldiers almost as young as Robin were being shot and killed every day. (Only Robin wasn't killed, of course!) See more
True to the "sanitization" of television violence in this era, although Robin is shot by Shame, and Batman subsequently cuts the embedded bullet out of Robin's heel with his Batknife, there's not a trace of blood to be seen anywhere. See more
The word is 'matador', Robin. 'Toreador' is a word of convenience used by Bizet in his classic opera 'Carmen'.
Oh. Holy Matador, then!