Another episode of The Batcave Podcast, already? What’s up with that?
It seems that host John S. Drew has put his foot on the gas, at least a little bit, as he continues with his retrospective of the classic 1960s Batman television series starring Adam West, Burt Ward, and cast of favorites. For the second season’s 22nd story (and 45th and 46th episodes overall), he’s joined by indie filmmaker Robert Long to discuss the return of the Clown Prince of Crime Joker in “The Joker’s Last Laugh” and “The Joker’s Epitaph.”
From John’s write-up:
“The Joker returns to Gotham City with a scheme to take over one of the major financial institutions of the metropolis. And he’s engaged the services of a group of unusual goons to help him – a group of robots. These robots are stronger and faster than the Dynamic Duo, but they’re also mute, save for Mister Glee. This gives Josie, the moll, more of a role in this episode. And as all this is going on, Batman schemes to thwart Joker, but his plan backfires and he finds that he’s placed Bruce Wayne in financial and mental jeopardy.”
See what John and Robert think of these episodes: “The Joker’s Last Laugh/The Joker’s Epitaph”