The press continues to attack Batman and Robin, thanks to framing by Mr. Freeze. As public animosity mounts, the Dynamic Duo decide to hang up their capes for the time being. But when Mr. Freeze demands the impossible sum of one billion dollars, or else he will cover all of Gotham City with ice, the Caped Crusaders feel compelled to go back into action to foil the frosty villain.
Did You Know?
was considered a particularly difficult guest star on this series and the shooting of the conclusion of the final fight scene of this episode was when he was most irritating. In the scene, Batman and Robin have to help up Mr. Freeze who is in dire medical straits and barely conscious from overheating with his refrigerating collar being lost. Acting etiquette generally requires when that an actor is lifted up while performing, he is expected to subtly help the lifting actors by partially getting on his feet to reduce the load. In this case, Preminger instead remained limp throughout the scene and Adam West
and Burt Ward
had to carry him for real the entire time. See more
After I'm through with this little business, I'm going to execute my plan for the greatest ice crime in history that will destroy all of Gotham City in a few minutes. And there'll be no Batman und Robin to stop me. And then, my darling Miss Iceland, you're temperature will be down to my temperature and you will become Mrs. Freeze.
Never! Not if I live to be a hundred... below zero. I'll never marry you.