Hibernating: Hi Diddle Riddle

Season One, Episode One of the half-hour Batman tv series — Hi Diddle Riddle, first aired on January 12, 1966, with Special Guest Jill St. John, and features the first appearance of Special Guest Villain Frank Gorshin as The Riddler.

Will Robin escape?  Can Batman find him in time?  Is this the ghastly end of our Dynamic Duo?  Answers…  Tomorrow night!  Same Time, Same Channel!  One Hint — The Worst Is Yet To Come!

8 thoughts on “Hibernating: Hi Diddle Riddle

  1. Teddy

    “Stand clear, Robin — with Jazz Hands!”


    The subtext certainly wasn’t very Sub- was it?  i think Aunt Harriet had this “my ward” thing figured out long ago….

  2. Teddy

    Robin was kind of the brains of the outfit, wasn’t he?  


    I mean, no one else figured out the Riddler’s riddles but him!

  3. Teddy

    Noticed that the announcer doesn’t yet say “Same bat-time, same bat-channel!” at the very end when promoting tomorrow’s broadcast!  That must have been added later; it’s one of the most memorable repeated lines from the series, too….