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Batman: True or False Face (1)

False Face is in Gotham city causing havoc. First he steals a Queen's crown, then tries robbing an armored car. He finally decides on a counterfeit money scheme with hopes of luring Batman into his hideout.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x17
Production Number: 8713-1
Airdate: Wednesday March 09th, 1966



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Guest Stars
Myrna Fahey
As Blaze
Recurring
Billy Curtis
As Midget (Burns)
Recurring
Joe Brooks
As Fat Man (Brinks)
Recurring
Chuck Fox
As Thin Man (Pinkerton)
Recurring
Patrick Whyte
As Curator
Recurring
S. John Launer
As Mr. Ladd (George W. Ladd)

Uncredited
Malachi Throne
As False Face (credited as ??)
Recurring
Hal K. Dawson
As Elderly Messenger
Main Cast
Adam West
As Bruce Wayne/Batman
Burt Ward
As Richard "Dick" Grayson/Robin The Boy Wonder
Alan Napier
As Alfred Pennyworth
Neil Hamilton (1)
As Commissioner James W. Gordon
Stafford Repp
As Chief O'Hara
Madge Blake
As Aunt Harriet Cooper
William Dozier
voiced Narrator
Episode Notes
Malachi Throne is not actually credited for playing False-Face in this episode. Instead, the credit simply reads '? as False-Face.'



Episode Quotes
Narrator: Another glorious, sun-drenched day in Gotham City. A fitting day for nuptials, exhibits, or grand theft!

Blaze: You've got quite a grip there, Caped Crusader.
Batman: A sound mind in a sound body. A necessity in the relentless war against crime.

Batman: Blaze. She's as elusive as a flickering flame.
Robin: I'll bet that's how she earned her nickname.
Batman: I warrant you, we'll snuff out her fiery criminal career.

False Face: Boys, we are about to double-dupe Batman and Robin until the Dexterous Duo is duped, decoyed, and diabolically destroyed!

Bruce Wayne: Mr. Ladd, we'll keep you informed and let you know just as soon as your missing money truck is found.
Mr. Ladd: Bless you, Batman. Every law-abiding citizen of Gotham City goes with you today in spirit.
Ladd's Secretary: And if it were possible, in body.

Batman: That's False Face himself, in disguised person.
False Face: Yeah, what makes you so sure?
Batman: It's obvious. Only a criminal would disguise himself as a licensed bonded guard. Yet callously park in front of a fire hydrant.

False Face: The express will be through here inside of five minutes, Batman. Inside of six, no more Batman!
Robin: Fiend!
Batman: False Face, you'll regret this! Eventually.

Narrator: Disaster threatens. Bashed by the BMT? Will the Dynamic Duo dice with death--and descend to defeat? Can Batman and Robin break the unbreakable, slip out of the chemical clutches, escape the epoxy? Keep your Batwings crossed until tomorrow. Same Time - Same Channel - Same Perilous Predicament!



Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerWilliam Dozier
ProducerHowie Horwitz
Associate ProducerWilliam P. D'Angelo
Unit Production ManagerSam Strangis
MusicNelson Riddle
Music EditorSam Horta
Music SupervisorLionel Newman
Set DecoratorWarren Welch  |  Walter M. Scott  |  Chester L. Bayhi
Post Production SupervisorJames Blakeley
Director of PhotographyJack A. Marta
Production SupervisorJack Sonntag
Art DirectorSerge Krizman  |  Jack Martin Smith
Post Production CoordinatorRobert Mintz
Based On The Works OfBob Kane
Film EditorHarry Coswick
Assistant DirectorBill Derwin
Executive In Charge Of ProductionWilliam Self (2)
Executive Script ConsultantLorenzo Semple, Jr.
Sound Effects EditorHarold E. Wooley
Make-up SupervisorBen Nye
Supervising Music EditorLeonard A. Engel
Theme MusicNeal Hefti
Hair Styling SupervisorMargaret Donovan
Supervising Sound Effects EditorRalph Hickey
 
Warning: Batman season 1 episode 17 guide may contain spoilers
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