Batman S:01 E:60

Episode Title: The Duo Defy
Original Airdate: March 30, 1967

When we last left Gotham City, Batman and Robin had been captured by Mr. Freeze (Eli Wallach) and are now trapped inside a Sub-zero Temperature Vaporizing Cabinet. Once vaporized they will become a part of the ice in the skating rink above Freeze’s lair. Will our heroes escape? Let’s find out in the final episode of season two…The Duo Defy. Continue reading Batman S:01 E:60


Batman S:02 E:59

Episode Title: Ice Spy
Original Airdate: March 29, 1967

Most of the guest villains on Batman were played by a single actor throughout the series’ entire run. Cesar Romero was the only Joker, Burgess Meredith the only Penguin, and so on. When it comes to Mr. Freeze, though, the character appeared in three stories and each time was played by a different actor. We first met him in season one as played by George Sanders, then earlier this season we saw him played by Otto Preminger, but now we get to the version of Freeze I’ve been most looking forward to. The one and only Eli Wallach comes to Gotham to begin the conclusion of season two in Ice Spy. Continue reading Batman S:02 E:59

Batman S:02 E:19

Episode Title: Green Ice
Original Airdate: November 9, 1966

Many big names played villains on the 60’s Batman series. Our guest villain for our next two episodes was a big name, but he wasn’t known so much for acting. Otto Preminger was primarily recognized as a film director having helmed such films as River of No Return, Anatomy of a Murder, and The Man with the Golden Arm. Here he takes over for George Sanders and brings the character of Mr. Freeze closer to the image we now know of the character in Green Ice. Continue reading Batman S:02 E:19