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Batman: The Penguin Declines (3)

After a giant clam swallows Robin, Batman's inner strength enables him to snap his chains and pry open the shell of the enormous bivalve, freeing his sidekick. Meanwhile, Joker has freed Penguin from prison again to help with the final Zodiac crimes. The first plot involves "stealing" Gotham's reservoir by turning it into red jelly (Aquarius). Meanwhile, Penguin tries to woo Venus so that she will ask Batman to take her to the Batcave, where she will remove Penguin's card from the Batcomputer, enabling him to start with a "clean slate." But it is a trick: Joker, Penguin and assorted henchmen catch a ride in the trunk of the Batmobile!


Episode Info


Episode number: 2x39
Production Number: 9733-PT.3
Airdate: Wednesday January 18th, 1967



  • Currently 6.5/10
6.5/10 (2 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Cesar Romero
As The Joker
Recurring
Burgess Meredith
As The Penguin (Extra Special Guest Villain)
Recurring

Guest Stars
Joe Di Reda
As Mars (as Joe DiReda)
Recurring
Hal Baylor
As Mercury
Recurring
Terry Moore
As Venus
Recurring
Rob Reiner
As Delivery Boy

Uncredited
Charles Picerni
As Uranus
Recurring
Dick Crockett
As Neptune
Recurring
Eddie Saenz
As Saturn
Recurring
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 Quotes
Robin: Holy human pearls, Batman!
Batman: Correction, Robin. Pearls come from oysters. You came out of that clam!

The Joker: Get Penguin's clothes for him! Hurry!
The Penguin: Get my clothes for me? I've got them on!
The Joker: Oh, so you do! For a minute, I thought those were prison issue!
The Penguin: Prison issue?! This sartorial triumph, a prison issue?!?
The Joker: Well, sometime I'll give you the name of my tailor!
The Penguin: Sometime I'll give you a piece of my mind! Like right now!

The Penguin: Oh, I'll sweep her off her feet. I'll charm the stars into her eyes. Women of America, beware! Don Juan Penguin is on the loose!

(seeing the Batcave)
Venus: Oh! It's fabulous.
Batman: It's a place to hang our cowls.



Episode References
Robin mentions that The Joker tried to take over Gotham's water system once before, calling back the events of "The Joker's Provokers."



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 DecoratorBert Allen  |  Walter M. Scott
Post Production SupervisorJames Blakeley
Director of PhotographyHoward Schwartz
Production SupervisorJack Sonntag
Art DirectorRussell C. Menzer  |  Jack Martin Smith
Post Production CoordinatorRobert Mintz
Based On The Works OfBob Kane
Script EditorCharles Hoffman (1)
Film EditorJ. Frank O'Neill
Assistant DirectorBill Derwin
Executive In Charge Of ProductionWilliam Self (2)
Assistant To The Executive ProducerCharles B. Fitzsimons
Sound Effects EditorHarold E. Wooley
Make-up SupervisorBen Nye
Script ConsultantLorenzo Semple, Jr.
Supervising Music EditorLeonard A. Engel
Theme MusicNeal Hefti
Men's WardrobeAndrew Pallack
Special Photographic EffectsL.B. Abbott
Hair Styling SupervisorMargaret Donovan
Supervising Sound Effects EditorRalph Hickey
 
Warning: Batman season 2 episode 39 guide may contain spoilers
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