At the Gotham City Stock Exchange, stocks fluctuate wildly and buyers and sellers alike. At police headquarters, Commissioner Gordon tunes in to watch a newscast. Bruce, Dick, and Aunt Harriet are watching at the manor. The villainous Minstrel intercepts the signal and sings about how he will solve their problems... if they pay him $1,000 per week per stock member. He tells them that they will mail them to his Swiss bank account and they should notify him with an ad in the newspaper...Read the full recap
The Minstrel: A helpful minstrel I, when I see folks in trouble. Then I come on the double, with counsel both soothing and wise. With counsel both soothing and wise.
The Minstrel: Good night Batman, good night Robin. Good night Batman, I'm going to leave you now.
Batman: What a pity, Robin. That a man of his musical talents, who could bring such pleasure to millions of people, should pervert that genius to criminal anti-social ends.
Robin: Especially when he could earn a good living from just records.
Robin: Holy hotspot, Batman! What can we do?
The Minstrel: Nothing, Boy Wonder, nothing but cook.
The Minstrel: Batman and Robin rotate and revolve. As the heat grows, your bodies dissolve. When it's still hotter, then you will melt. Nothing left but your utility belt.
(cooking on a giant spit)
Robin: Is this it, Batman? Is this the end?
Batman: If it is, Robin, let's not lose our dignity.
Narrator: Can this be true? Is the melodic fiend finally cooking the duo's goose? Check the thermometer on your radar grill... Be here tomorrow. Same hot time, same hot channel...