|Batman, Episodes 25 and 26 - "The Joker Trumps an Ace" and "Batman Sets the Pace"|
50 years ago...
The 25th and 26th episodes of the Batman TV series aired on ABC TV. Episode 25, "The Joker Trumps an Ace," aired on April 6, 1966. Episode 26, "Batman Sets the Pace," aired on April 7, 1966. These were the third pair of episodes to feature Cesar Romero as The Joker.
|Batman and Robin Are on the Lookout for Criminal Activities at the Golf Course|
|The Joker and Jill (His Latest Moll)|
The Joker tells riddles and leaves clues in these episodes, making it seem like they were originally intended for Frank Gorshin as The Riddler. But the comic book story these episodes were based on *("A Hairpin, a Hoe, a Hacksaw, a Hole In the Ground!" from Batman #53) was in fact a Joker story.
|"A Hairpin, a Hoe, a Hacksaw, a Hole In the Ground!" from Batman #53|
|The Joker Plots His Next Crime|
|Batman and Robin Examine a Secret Entrance|
|Checking for Explosives|
|The Gayfellow Cleaners Van Shrunk to the Size of a Toy? What Manner of Madness is This?|
|Spooky Cobweb Storage room|
|Trapped in a Chamber Filling up with Poison Gas|
|The Joker Has a "Surprise Attack Defense Panel"|