Batman saves Robin from the Wayne Memorial Clock Tower at the last possible Big Benjamin second. While they are busy in the Batcave, The Bookworm steals a priceless cookbook from stately Wayne Manor. He then lures the Dynamic Duo into an oversized cookbook on display in the middle of Gotham city and steals the Batmobile. Can Batman and Robin escape before their goose is cooked? Written by
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
According to Roddy McDowell, it was originally intended for him to appear again as Bookworm in later episodes, but the plans never materialized. See more
In long shot the clock face is divided into numerous small panes illuminated from behind. (It's a shot of the clock commonly known as 'Big Ben'.) However in close-up when the Bat-grapple catches the hands, the face is a single opaque piece, the hands are smaller and the whole thing looks totally different. See more
Batman to Gotham City police, Batman to Gotham City police! Red alert, red alert! We are trapped inside a cookbook at 5th & Cedar!