Batman: The Animated Series: Season 1, Episode 41

If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Rich? (18 Nov. 1992)

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A fired puzzle designer seeks revenge against his greedy former employer as The Riddler.

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A fired puzzle designer seeks revenge against his greedy former employer as The Riddler.

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When Edward Nygma is doing a crossword one of the words appearing is Radomski which is the last name of the director of this episode. See more »

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The neon signs outside of Mockridge's office seem to overlap the office's window frames in one of the interior shots. See more »

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The Riddler: My, my, my, can we actually have a brain beneath that pointy cowl of ours?
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'The Riddler' Makes His Debut In Series
18 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We get our first look at "The Riddler," who is really Edward Ngyma (e.nigma - get it?), a toy company employee who invented a very financially-successful puzzle but was canned by the company owner. He comes back with his green outfit and question marks on his clothes to get his revenge on his former boss, Dan Mockridge. That boss was just about ready to sell his company to Bruce Wayne, so having The Riddler do away with the company president would not be beneficial to the city of Gotham. That company Wayne wants to buy from Mockridge will create a lot of jobs for the city.

The Riddler captures Mockridge, so Batman and Robin go after him and have to solve riddles, mazes, a giant robot-minotaur, a "flying hand of fate" and assorted other deadly instruments in this action-packed episode. This riddles aren't as clever as they could have been, but they weren't bad and the show was very entertaining. We will see more of this villain.

John Glover, by the way, voices "The Riddler." If I recall, Jim Carrey played this role in the 1995 "Batman Forever" film and Frank Gorshin played the role at least a half dozen times in the mid 1960s TV series.


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