The Joker escapes from prison and begins another crime wave on Gotham City. After being foiled by Batman and Robin, thanks to Batman's utility belt, the Joker decides to make his own utility belt. The Joker eventually traps Batman and Robin and, on live television, he intends to unmask them. Written by
Did You Know?
Multiple references and allusions to Ernie Kovacs throughout this episode. Ernie Kovacs is one of the famed comedians honored with a bust in the museum scene. There is also an allusion to Sandy Koufax, the baseball player, in a quote by Dick Grayson early in the program. And the Joker's assistant is played by actress Nancy Kovack. One final note that may be just coincidence is that this episode aired within three days of Ernie Kovacs' birthday. See more
In one shot, as the Joker drops through the trap door to escape the museum of modern art, his hair is brown, not green. See more
[on phone with Chief O'Hara
In the meantime, if it is the Joker that we're up against, that clown prince of crime, there's only one man who can handle this. I don't have to tell you who.
Referenced in The Dark Knight
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