Batman: Season 1, Episode 15

The Joker Goes to School (2 Mar. 1966)

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At Woodrow Roosevelt High School, a vending machine gives out money. Dick Grayson is there to witness it. Batman learns the vending machines are operated by a company bought by the Joker ... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview:
Madge Blake ...
Kip King ...
Greg Benedict ...
Two Bits
Bryan O'Byrne ...
Principal Schoolfield
Tim O'Kelly ...
Glenn Allan ...
Sydney Smith ...
Mr. Vandergilt


At Woodrow Roosevelt High School, a vending machine gives out money. Dick Grayson is there to witness it. Batman learns the vending machines are operated by a company bought by the Joker after being released from prison. The Joker and his gang are aided by Susie, a cheerleader at the school. In the course of their investigation, Batman and Robin are captured and placed in electric chairs. If a "one armed bandit" comes up the wrong way, they'll be electrocuted. Written by Bill Koenig

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2 March 1966 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Narrator: [narrating] Twelve and one half minutes later, inside this curious vehicle...
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Referenced in Everything Else, Volume 2 (2006) See more »

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The Joker Returns for a Second TV Go Round
16 November 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

BEING AMONG THE first season of BATMAN episodes, production values for this installment (and its 2nd part) were very high. The writing is very good and the "Camp" humor is well thought out; with no short cuts being used via the obvious and juvenile gags.

THE HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL formula of taking certain situations and manipulating them into the seriousness of the absurd is employed liberally. So it came to pass that the Joker returns to Gotham City with a scheme to corrupt the City's Teenagers. Easy money flows from vending machines in the school cafeteria and their is an attempt to influence the outcome of Dick Grayson's own Woodrow Roosevelt High School,in its big basketball game with rival Disco Tech!

IN THE CLOSING sequence, Batman & Robin face certain death by electrocution, until........................

(see our next review for the next episode,

"He Meets His match, The Grizzly Ghoul!"

Same Bat Time, Same Bat Channel!

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