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Plot[]

Just as it looks like The Boy Wonder is about to become a permanent part of next week's comic issue, the faithful Alfred, disguised as The Batman, Batclimbs to The Joker's hideout, enters the window, arrives just in time to gas the bad guys and release Robin. Joker, however, escapes with his minions and a document signed by Bruce that names The Joker bank vice president! The next time Batman and Robin pay a visit to the bank, they discover that Joker, employing the alias "W.C. Whiteface," has hired his moll and gang as bank employees. Unable to take legal action, The Duo return to Wayne Manor. There, as Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson, they meet with Joker and Josie, who now proceeds to attempt to perpetrate an intricate blackmail scheme on Bruce with a secret tape recording of his demand for counterfeit cash! In exchange for the tape, Bruce must turn over the corpses of The Dynamic Duo. He refuses and Joker then orders Bruce to marry Josie with an initial $3 million marriage settlement! Bruce can't figure out how to foil the scheme without revealing his secret identity, so he, with Dick, seeks an alternate way out. Back in The Batcave, Batman and Robin hatch a Batscheme to use The Joker's own robots against him. While The Boy Wonder rigs the robots, Bruce Wayne is summoned upstairs where he is apprehended. Believing Bruce was not in his right mind when he appointed Joker to the position of bank VP, Gordon calls in a specialist named Dr. Floyd, who arranges for Bruce to be declared legally insane and put away for his own good! Wayne is then apprehended by Chief O'Hara and The AntiLunatic Squad. Alfred quickly heads to The Batcave to relay this info to Robin, and, after giving Boff, Yock and Mr. Glee their final instructions, Robin and Alfred (disguised as Batman) speed off by Batmobile to rescue Bruce. Locating the van, they blast open its doors with The Batray and use the superpowered Batmagnet to attract the metal buckles of Bruce's straitjacket to yank him from the speeding van, and he rolls with the fall to escape harm. Bruce switches back to Batman with a spare Batsuit, and The Dynamic Duo race the remaining mile to the bank, arriving just in time to witness the robots in action. Mr. Glee identifies Josie as his long-lost wife, and The Caped Crusader accuses The Joker of aiding and abetting bigamy! Just then, Boff and Yock, the robot tellers, start holding up the customers as per Batman's instructions. Realizing something has gone awry, The Joker pulls out his robot control device and reprogram Boff and Yock to seize The Dynamic Duo. Batman and Robin, knowing that Joker has hoisted himself on his own petard, use the opportunity to pin an attempted murder charge on The Fiendish Funnyman once they have quickly dispatched the mechanical malefactors. Later, Dr. Floyd pronounces that Bruce's fall from the van has restored his sanity, and Bruce receives a clean bill of health.

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  • Joker's Penthouse Publisher
Batman Episodes

Season 1: Hi Diddle RiddleSmack In The MiddleFine Feathered FinksThe Penguin's a JinxThe Joker Is WildBatman Is RiledInstant FreezeRats Like CheeseZelda the GreatA Death Worse Than FateA Riddle a Day Keeps the Riddler AwayWhen the Rat's Away the Mice Will PlayThe Thirteenth HatBatman Stands PatThe Joker Goes to SchoolHe Meets His Match, The Grisly GhoulTrue or False FaceHoly Rat RaceThe Purr-Fect CrimeBetter Luck Next TimeThe Penguin Goes StraightNot Yet, He Ain'tThe Ring of WaxGive 'Em the AxeThe Joker Trumps An AceBatman Sets the PaceThe Curse of TutThe Pharaoh's in a RutThe Bookworm TurnsWhile Gotham City BurnsDeath In Slow MotionThe Riddler's False NotionFine Finny FiendsBatman Makes the Scenes

Season 2: Shoot A Crooked ArrowWalk the Straight and NarrowHot Off the GriddleThe Cat and the FiddleThe Minstrel's ShakedownBarbecued Batman?The Spell of TutTut's Case is ShutThe Greatest Mother of Them AllMa ParkerThe Clock King's Crazy CrimesThe Clock King Gets CrownedAn Egg Grows In GothamThe Yegg Foes In GothamThe Devil's FingersThe Dead RingersHizzonner the PenguinDizzoner the PenguinGreen IceDeep FreezeThe Impractical JokerThe Joker's ProvokersMarsha, Queen Of DiamondsMarsha's Scheme of DiamondsCome Back, ShameIt's How You Play the GameThe Penguin's NestThe Bird's Last JestThe Cat's MeowThe Bat's Kow TowThe Puzzles Are ComingThe Duo is SlummingThe Sandman ComethThe Catwoman Goeth (A Stitch in Time)The Contaminated CowlThe Mad Hatter Runs AfoulThe Zodiac CrimesThe Joker's Hard TimesThe Penguin DeclinesThat Darn CatwomanScat! Darn CatwomanPenguin is a Girl's Best FriendPenguin Sets A TrendPenguin's Disastrous EndBatman's AnniversaryA Riddling ControversyThe Joker's Last LaughThe Joker's EpitaphCatwoman Goes to CollegeBatman Displays His KnowledgeA Piece of the ActionBatman's SatisfactionKing Tut's CoupBatman's WaterlooBlack Widow Strikes AgainCaught In The Spider's DenPop Goes the JokerFlop Goes the JokerIce SpyThe Duo Defy

Season 3: Enter Batgirl, Exit PenguinRing Around the RiddlerThe Wail of the SirenThe Sport of PenguinsA Horse of Another ColorThe Unkindest Tut Of AllLouie, the LilacThe Ogg and IHow To Hatch A DinosaurSurf's Up! Joker's Under!The Londinium LarceniesThe Foggiest NotionThe Bloody TowerCatwoman's Dressed to KillThe Ogg CoupleThe Funny Feline FeloniesThe Joke's on CatwomanLouie's Lethal Lilac TimeNora Clavicle And The Ladies' Crime ClubPenguin's Clean SweepThe Great EscapeThe Great Train RobberyI'll Be a Mummy's UncleThe Joker's Flying SaucerThe Entrancing Dr. CassandraMinerva, Mayhem And Millionaires

Other/Tie-In Media: Batman: The MovieBatman '66Batman: Return of the Caped CrusadersBatman vs. Two-Face

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