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
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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
While cutting the bullet out of Robin's heel, to prevent him from being blood poisoned by the metal in the bullet, Batman gives Robin a strip of heavy cardboard to bite down on. After the emergency surgery, Batman removes the cardboard strip from Robin's mouth, then motions as if to return it to his utility belt; however, from the camera angle, we can see that he merely drops the strip at his side. See more
He's angrier than a hyena with laryngitis.