With his special truck finished, Shame goes to work on his final caper - the theft of four prize cattle worth over one million dollars. Batman and Robin deduce his plan, but realize they are too late to stop him and too slow to catch him. With little left to go on, the Dynamic Duo employ their "bat-logic" to try to figure out his next move. Written by
Did You Know?
This episode, in which Robin is shot by the criminal cowboy Shame, was rumored at the time to have been a "silent" protest against the Vietnam War; it was said to have been subtly drawing attention to the fact that soldiers almost as young as Robin were being shot and killed every day. (Only Robin wasn't killed, of course!) See more
Robin tied up on the ground and helpless, Batman removes his cape to lead the stampede away from Robin. As he holds the cape up, it casts a shadow upon himself, yet the passing mess of cattle legs casts no shadow upon Robin's entire body. See more
Well, Batman, you've done it again. May I shake your glove?
Of course, Commissioner.