Batman: Season 1, Episode 12

When the Rat's Away, the Mice Will Play (17 Feb. 1966)

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Batman manages to escape the Riddler's death trap. He and Robin decide to lay low until they can figure out the Riddler's caper. Meanwhile, the Riddler frees King Boris, who brings a gift ... See full summary »

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Alfred (credit only)
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Madge Blake ...
Susan Silo ...
Mousey
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King Boris
Marc Cavell ...
Fangs
Tim Herbert ...
Whiskers
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Whitey
Marvin Miller ...
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Batman manages to escape the Riddler's death trap. He and Robin decide to lay low until they can figure out the Riddler's caper. Meanwhile, the Riddler frees King Boris, who brings a gift to a major monument in Gotham City. It turns out the Riddler has substituted a bomb for King Boris's gift and he is demanding a ransom. The Riddler, though, overplays his hand, enabling Batman and Robin to capture the Riddler and his gang. Written by Bill Koenig

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Look for a visual joke in this episode: after the Dynamic Duo escape from the Riddler's deathtrap and return to the Batcave, Batman phones Commissioner Gordon to update him on the latest developments in the case. During this scene, the perspective keeps switching to show Robin pacing back and forth behind Batman at one end, and Chief O'Hara and another policeman pacing back and forth behind Commissioner Gordon at the other. See more »

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When Batman hurls the Riddler's orange-clad henchman through the air during the fight, the wires holding the henchman aloft can be seen. See more »

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[answering a riddle]
Batman: Why is a woman in love like a welder? Because they both carry a torch!
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