For the character of Boss Biggis, 'Bruce W' Timm' mentioned how difficult it is to do "one time" villains and make them memorable. So it was decided that Biggis should be fat and revolting, with the actor George Murdock (who portrayed Biggis) eating food during his lines for authentic slurping/gulping sounds for the character. See more »
Why aren't these lowlifes working?
They have to at, sir.
[noisily chewing on a chicken drumstick]
I have to eat. They have to work! From now on, they'll bring me twice the gold ore. Do you hear me?
Yes, sir. We recruited some new men.
You bums better start busting butt or you'll all end up like...
[points to a random worker]
[Two of Boss Biggis' men grab the worker and lock him in a small metal box]
Now, get to work, or you'll all roast.
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The New Batman-Superman Adventures - Theme from the Animated Series
Written by Shirley Walker See more »
This was a different kind of Batman story: kind of "Cool Hand Luke" episode where our hero winds up in a chain-gang-like predicament.
It all started when Bruce Wayne finds out from a friend who runs the big mission in Metropolis that people he knows in in the city are missing. They are all kinds of people, not just down-on-their-luck transients who need the city mission. The latest was a volunteer named "Dan Riley."
Bruce (a.k.a. Batman) decides to go undercover, posing as a homeless man to see why and how these people are disappearing. He finds out quickly and gets bonked on the head from behind. The next thing he knows he's chained to a bed with a bunch of other prisoners, and he's lost his memory!
The villain was the guy who ran the slave-camp, of course. and was a big slob who ate all the time. At least they didn't stereotype him with a Southern accent.
The best thing about the story might be who winds up being the hero: Alfred!!
Overall, this was a good story and another beautifully drawn.
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