History Film / BatmanTheMovie

21st Feb '17 2:29:12 PM StFan
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-->'''Batman:''' Pretty ''fishy'' what happened to me on that ladder.\\

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-->'''Batman:''' --->'''Batman:''' Pretty ''fishy'' what happened to me on that ladder.\\



* {{Catchphrase}}

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* {{Catchphrase}}{{Catchphrase}}:



--->'''Robin:''' Holy interactive menus, Batman!
--->'''Batman:''' Yes Robin, must be some kind of high tech navigational device; ingenious.

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--->'''Robin:''' Holy interactive menus, Batman!
--->'''Batman:'''
Batman!\\
'''Batman:'''
Yes Robin, must be some kind of high tech navigational device; ingenious.



-->'''Robin:''' A giant cake of foam rubber! What are the chances?
-->'''Batman:''' [[LampshadeHanging I'd say the odds against it would make even the most reckless gambler cringe!]]

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-->'''Robin:''' A giant cake of foam rubber! What are the chances?
-->'''Batman:'''
chances?\\
'''Batman:'''
[[LampshadeHanging I'd say the odds against it would make even the most reckless gambler cringe!]]



* CrazyPrepared

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* CrazyPreparedCrazyPrepared:



* DeadlyDodging: During the big free-for-all fight at the end, Batman ducks under a punch from the Joker, that hits the Riddler who was behind and sends him tumbling in the sea.



* EvenEvilHasStandards

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* EvenEvilHasStandardsEvenEvilHasStandards:



* [[ThreateningShark Everything Is Even Worse With Sharks]]: Especially when they [[MadeOfExplodium explode]].



* ExpoLabel

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* ExpoLabelExpoLabel:



* {{Expospeak}}

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* {{Expospeak}}{{Expospeak}}:



-->Catwoman: ''"United? We're about as united as the United World Council on Gotham East River."''

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-->Catwoman: ''"United? --->'''Catwoman:''' United? We're about as united as the United World Council on Gotham East River."''



* FailedASpotCheck

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* FailedASpotCheckFailedASpotCheck:



* INeedToGoIronMyDog: The recently escaped Bruce Wayne walks nonchalantly back to Wayne Manor and tells Dick they have a "Fish Hatchery Demonstration" to attend. He also brushes off Commissioner Gordon [[GoLookAtTheDistraction to go back to Police Headquarters to await Batman's call.]]



* INeedToGoIronMyDog: The recently escaped Bruce Wayne walks nonchalantly back to Wayne Manor and tells Dick they have a "Fish Hatchery Demonstration" to attend. He also brushes off Commissioner Gordon [[GoLookAtTheDistraction to go back to Police Headquarters to await Batman's call.]]



* InsaneTrollLogic: All of the [[BatDeduction Bat Deductions]], not to mention that throughout the film Batman takes rash actions based on what the audience knows, but he himself could not know for certain. This is especially true when it comes to depth charging the submarine.

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* InsaneTrollLogic: All of the [[BatDeduction Bat Deductions]], {{Bat Deduction}}s, not to mention that throughout the film Batman takes rash actions based on what the audience knows, but he himself could not know for certain. This is especially true when it comes to depth charging the submarine.



* InstantSedation: The Penguin's knockout gas; Bat-Gas.

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* InstantSedation: The Penguin's knockout gas; gas and Bat-Gas.



* MaleGaze: There's a topless female statue in the hall of the United World; you can't help noticing how many shots include it.
** Not to mention the entire office-building-rooftop of bikini-clad women jumping up & down & waving at the Bat-copter as it flies overhead. Robin's smirk says it all.

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* MaleGaze: MaleGaze:
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There's a topless female statue in the hall of the United World; you can't help noticing how many shots include it.
** Not to mention the entire office-building-rooftop of bikini-clad women jumping up & and down & and waving at the Bat-copter as it flies overhead. Robin's smirk says it all.



* MoodSwinger: The Riddler goes from icily calm & rational to absolutely giggling nuts in a moment throughout the movie.
* MoodWhiplash: Things momentarily take a very sombre tone when the Penguin's rehydrated pirates vanish, and Batman confirms that they're very much gone forever (see NeverSayDie below). This is amplified by the fact that earlier in the film Penguin takes pains to mention that every one of those men had a mother. This also means that, technically, the usually non-deadly Batman and Robin have just killed a number of people.
** Also, when Batman finds out that Catwoman & "Kitka" are the same person at the end of a fun fight scene. The music stops, and Batman slowly looks up with a shell shock look in his eyes. Robin tries to console him, but Batman dismisses him and reminds him they need to focus on saving the day and bringing justice to Gotham.

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* MoodSwinger: The Riddler goes from icily calm & and rational to absolutely giggling nuts in a moment throughout the movie.
* MoodWhiplash: MoodWhiplash:
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Things momentarily take a very sombre tone when the Penguin's rehydrated pirates vanish, and Batman confirms that they're very much gone forever (see NeverSayDie below). This is amplified by the fact that earlier in the film Penguin takes pains to mention that every one of those men had a mother. This also means that, technically, the usually non-deadly Batman and Robin have just killed a number of people.
** Also, when Batman finds out that Catwoman & and "Kitka" are the same person at the end of a fun fight scene. The music stops, and Batman slowly looks up with a shell shock look in his eyes. Robin tries to console him, but Batman dismisses him and reminds him they need to focus on saving the day and bringing justice to Gotham.Gotham.
* {{Mooks}}: The appropriately named "Guinea Pigs".



* NeverSayDie

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* NeverSayDieNeverSayDie:



-->'''Robin:''' Antimatter? You mean... They won't be coming back?
-->'''Batman:''' No, Robin... not in this universe.

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-->'''Robin:''' --->'''Robin:''' Antimatter? You mean... They won't be coming back?
-->'''Batman:'''
back?\\
'''Batman:'''
No, Robin... not in this universe.



-->'''Bruce Wayne:''' I swear to heaven if you hurt her I will ''kill'' you all!

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-->'''Bruce --->'''Bruce Wayne:''' I swear to heaven if you hurt her I will ''kill'' you all!



* RedShirt: The appropriately named "Guinea Pigs".
* ReedRichardsIsUseless: The premise for TheMovie and [[Series/{{Batman}} the Batman TV Series]] is that Batman only can fight supervillains. Zigzagged when Batman quickly refuses Robin's idea to better the world by making a FreakyFridayFlip with the United World Organization security council, arguing that they shouldn't try to tamper with the laws of Mother Nature. Then happens exactly that, (but arguably, the StatusQuoIsGod still applies) and Batman takes responsibility just before going out inconspicuously through the window.
--> '''Batman:''' Who knows, Robin? This strange mixing of minds may be the greatest single service ever performed for humanity! Let's go, but, inconspicuously, through the window. We'll use our Batropes. Our job is finished.
* RelocatingTheExplosion

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* RedShirt: The appropriately named "Guinea Pigs".
* ReedRichardsIsUseless: The premise for TheMovie and [[Series/{{Batman}} the Batman ''Series/{{Batman}}'' TV Series]] Series is that Batman only can fight supervillains. Zigzagged when Batman quickly refuses Robin's idea to better the world by making a FreakyFridayFlip with the United World Organization security council, arguing that they shouldn't try to tamper with the laws of Mother Nature. Then happens exactly that, (but arguably, the StatusQuoIsGod still applies) and Batman takes responsibility just before going out inconspicuously through the window.
--> '''Batman:''' -->'''Batman:''' Who knows, Robin? This strange mixing of minds may be the greatest single service ever performed for humanity! Let's go, but, inconspicuously, through the window. We'll use our Batropes. Our job is finished.
* %%* RelocatingTheExplosion



* SequelEscalation: Preemptively averted; none of the modern Batman movies has seen fit to throw four super-villains at the heroes in one film.

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* SequelEscalation: Preemptively averted; none of the modern Batman ''Batman'' movies has seen fit to throw four super-villains at the heroes in one film.



* StealthParody

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* StealthParodyStealthParody:



* StockFootage: The Polaris missiles' launching. Scenes of the new Bat-Vehicles shot in the movie were also incorporated in the following seasons of the [[{{Series/Batman}} TV series]]. In one shot of the Polaris, the editors have attempted to make it look different by flipping the image so the fact that it's the same as the previous one will be less noticeable. Unfortunately, this just means that the word Polaris on the missile appears with all its letters facing the wrong way around.

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* StockFootage: The Polaris missiles' launching. Scenes of the new Bat-Vehicles shot in the movie were also incorporated in the following seasons of the [[{{Series/Batman}} [[Series/{{Batman}} TV series]]. In one shot of the Polaris, the editors have attempted to make it look different by flipping the image so the fact that it's the same as the previous one will be less noticeable. Unfortunately, this just means that the word Polaris on the missile appears with all its letters facing the wrong way around.



* TakeOurWordForIt

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* TakeOurWordForItTakeOurWordForIt:



-->'''Penguin''': There ought to be a piscatorial statute!

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-->'''Penguin''': -->'''Penguin:''' There ought to be a piscatorial statute!



* TestedOnHumans: The Penguin's test of the De-Hydrator on the "Guinea Pigs".''

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* TestedOnHumans: The Penguin's test of the De-Hydrator on the "Guinea Pigs".''Pigs".
* ThreateningShark: A shark attacks Batman as soon as he touch the water on the Bat-ladder. And then it explodes, as it was trapped by the Penguin.



* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: Lampshaded by Robin and ‘’justified’’ by Batman so we can learn AnAesop:
--> '''Robin:''' When you think, Batman, with those four supercrooks hangin' around, it's amazing somebody hasn't already reported this place to the police!
--> '''Batman:''' It's a low neighborhood, full of rumpots. They're used to curious sights, which they attribute to alcoholic delusions.
--> '''Robin:''' [[AnAesop Gosh, drink is sure a filthy thing, isn't it? I'd rather be dead than unable to trust my own eyes]]!

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* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: Lampshaded by Robin and ‘’justified’’ ''justified'' by Batman so we can learn AnAesop:
--> '''Robin:''' -->'''Robin:''' When you think, Batman, with those four supercrooks hangin' around, it's amazing somebody hasn't already reported this place to the police!
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police!\\
'''Batman:''' It's a low neighborhood, full of rumpots. They're used to curious sights, which they attribute to alcoholic delusions. \n--> \\
'''Robin:''' [[AnAesop Gosh, drink is sure a filthy thing, isn't it? I'd rather be dead than unable to trust my own eyes]]!



* WrittenSoundEffect: A staple of the Adam West era.

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* WrittenSoundEffect: A staple of the Adam West era.
era. Although it only shows up for the final battle.
16th Feb '17 1:57:58 PM storyyeller
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* AluminumChristmasTrees: Shark repellent sprays have existed in one form or another since the second world war where the Pacific front required the development of effective counter-measures. Real life sprays however normally focus on making the user less 'tasty' or dampens your scent rather than attacking the creature itself.



* RealityIsUnrealistic: Shark repellent sprays have existed in one form or another since the second world war where the Pacific front required the development of effective counter-measures. Real life sprays however normally focus on making the user less 'tasty' or dampens your scent rather than attacking the creature itself.
20th Dec '16 1:30:54 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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* {{Dedication}}: "ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: We wish to express our gratitude to the enemies of crime and crusaders against crime throughout the world for their inspirational example. To them, and to lovers of adventure, lovers of pure escapism, lovers of unadulterated entertainment, lovers of the ridiculous and the bizarre--- To funlovers everywhere--- This picture is respectfully dedicated. If we have overlooked any sizable groups of lovers, we apologize. ---THE PRODUCERS"

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* {{Dedication}}: "ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: We wish to express our gratitude to the enemies of crime and crusaders against crime throughout the world for their inspirational example. To them, and to lovers of adventure, lovers of pure escapism, lovers of unadulterated entertainment, lovers of the ridiculous and the bizarre--- bizarre -- To funlovers everywhere--- everywhere -- This picture is respectfully dedicated. If we have overlooked any sizable groups of lovers, we apologize. ---THE --THE PRODUCERS"



** After the British United World delegate has been mixed with the Soviet, he uses his shoe to pound angrily on the desk during his rant--as [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoe-banging_incident Nikita Khruschev had notoriously done at the UN]].

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** After the British United World delegate has been mixed with the Soviet, he uses his shoe to pound angrily on the desk during his rant--as rant -- as [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoe-banging_incident Nikita Khruschev had notoriously done at the UN]].



* {{Technobabble}} Batman talks of "adding ethnic and national functions".

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* {{Technobabble}} {{Technobabble}}: Batman talks of "adding ethnic and national functions".
3rd Dec '16 9:08:50 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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* GeneralFailure: The only plot-carrying action that we see Vice Admiral Fangschliester do is sell a pre-atomic sub to a Mr. P. N. Guin, who doesn't leave a full address. When not talking to Batman, he is shown playing tiddlywinks with his aide.


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* GeneralFailure: The only plot-carrying action that we see Vice Admiral Fangschliester do is sell a pre-atomic sub to a Mr. P. N. Guin, who doesn't leave a full address. When not talking to Batman, he is shown playing tiddlywinks with his aide.
17th Nov '16 6:03:14 AM Beppo
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* DeusExMachina: Batman and Robin are magnetically trapped, unable to move, as a torpedo hurdles towards them. All seems lost as we cut to the Dynamic Duo driving away on their boat as they somberly explain a porpoise popped out of nowhere and bravely swam in the way of the torpedo, saving their lives.

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* DeusExMachina: Batman and Robin are magnetically trapped, unable to move, as a torpedo hurdles hurtles towards them. All seems lost as we cut to the Dynamic Duo driving away on their boat as they somberly explain a porpoise popped out of nowhere and bravely swam in the way of the torpedo, saving their lives.
30th Oct '16 9:50:44 AM DustSnitch
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* [[GeneralFailure Admiral Failure]]: The only plot-carrying action that we see Vice Admiral Fangschliester do is sell a pre-atomic sub to a Mr. P. N. Guin, who doesn't leave a full address. When not talking to Batman, he is shown playing tiddlywinks with his aide.

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* [[GeneralFailure Admiral Failure]]: GeneralFailure: The only plot-carrying action that we see Vice Admiral Fangschliester do is sell a pre-atomic sub to a Mr. P. N. Guin, who doesn't leave a full address. When not talking to Batman, he is shown playing tiddlywinks with his aide.



* AsideGlance: Robin's "Support Your Police" line.

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* AsideGlance: Robin's "Support Your Police" line.line is delivered directly at the camera to show he's addressing the audience.
* AssassinationAttempt: The villains plan to "de-hydrate" the United World Council and throw the world into chaos, which initially seems to be some kind of assassination. This expectation is subverted when it turns out water can be applied to re-hydrate them, turning their plot into a hostage scheme.



* [[BigBadDuumvirate Big Bad Quartet]]: Catwoman, Penguin, The Joker, and the Riddler. Though the Riddler does most of the planning and the Penguin most of the work.

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* [[BigBadDuumvirate Big Bad Quartet]]: BigBadDuumvirate: Catwoman, Penguin, The Joker, and the Riddler. Though the Riddler does most of the planning and the Penguin most of the work.



* DatingCatwoman: Again, literally.

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* DatingCatwoman: Again, literally.PlayedForDrama. Bruce Wayne's love interest in the film, Miss Kitka, is actually a disguise for Catwoman. Bruce deeply loves Kitka, and so when he finds out she's been a criminal this whole time, he's absolutely devastated.



* DeusExMachina: The porpoise (see below).

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* DeusExMachina: The Batman and Robin are magnetically trapped, unable to move, as a torpedo hurdles towards them. All seems lost as we cut to the Dynamic Duo driving away on their boat as they somberly explain a porpoise (see below).popped out of nowhere and bravely swam in the way of the torpedo, saving their lives.



* ElaborateUndergroundBase: The Batcave.
* TheEndOrIsIt: After the FreakyFridayFlip that seems to defy the StatusQuoIsGod, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtx3IuZkj8A&feature=related Batman and Robin going out inconspicuously throught the window]]. Then we see ''TheEnd'' superimposed in the screen. A second later, they add the word ''living'' and a question mark: ''The Living End?"

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* ElaborateUndergroundBase: The Batcave.
As in the series proper, the Batcave is a sizable garage filled with the Dynamic Duo's vehicles, gadgetry and scientific equipment..
* TheEndOrIsIt: After the FreakyFridayFlip that seems to defy the StatusQuoIsGod, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtx3IuZkj8A&feature=related Batman and Robin going out inconspicuously throught through the window]]. Then we see ''TheEnd'' superimposed in the screen. A second later, they add the word ''living'' and a question mark: ''The Living End?"



* FemmeFatale: Ms. Kitka/Catwoman.

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* FemmeFatale: Ms. Kitka/Catwoman.Kitka/Catwoman manages to play on Bruce Wayne's love and honor to make him fall right into the villains' trap.



* GuiltyPleasure



* HighClassGlass: The Penguin.
* HitFlash

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* %%* HighClassGlass: The Penguin.
* HitFlashHitFlash: Although it doesn't appear until well into the film, onomatopoeia flashes on the screen every time Batman and Robin land a punch.



* IdiosyncraticWipes

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* %%* IdiosyncraticWipes



* IncrediblyObviousBomb: Somedays you just can't get rid of one.

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* IncrediblyObviousBomb: Somedays The Penguin's bomb is a black orb with a burning fuse going down, as opposed to something a little more realistic.
* InnocentBystanders: ExaggeratedTrope; everywhere Batman goes to dispose of a bomb in the third act, a new group of innocents appear to prevent him from disposing it. Whether it be a convent, a group of tourists, a procession of ducks or a restaurant full of people, it looks some days
you just can't get rid of one.a bomb.



* InstantPeopleJustAddWater

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* InstantPeopleJustAddWaterInstantPeopleJustAddWater: Anyone dehydrated into powder can instantly be restored to full size if water is applied to them. This helps the Penguin sneak goons into the Batcave, but it ends up deconstructed when "hard water" is used, causing the {{Mook}}s to disintegrate upon contact with Batman. It's further deconstructed when the powders of the world leaders are mixed together, leaving them all speaking different languages upon adding water.



* InvisiblePresident: Lyndon B. Johnson "appears" in a high backed chair.

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* InvisiblePresident: Lyndon B. Johnson "appears" in a high backed chair.chair to wish the Duo luck in restoring the World Leaders.



* LargeHam: Pick one.

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* LargeHam: Pick one.The entire cast is an example of some kind, it's one of the movie's main selling points.



* LegionOfDoom: United Underworld
* LemonyNarrator

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* LegionOfDoom: The United Underworld
*
Underworld is an alliance of the Joker, the Penguin, the Riddler and Catwoman joined together to take over the world with their combined wile.
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LemonyNarrator



* MobstacleCourse

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* %%* MobstacleCourse



** Also, when Batman finds out that Catwoman & "Kitka" are the same person.
* TheMovie

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** Also, when Batman finds out that Catwoman & "Kitka" are the same person.
person at the end of a fun fight scene. The music stops, and Batman slowly looks up with a shell shock look in his eyes. Robin tries to console him, but Batman dismisses him and reminds him they need to focus on saving the day and bringing justice to Gotham.
* TheMovieTheMovie: For the 1966 Adam West series of the same name. The main characters and their four antagonists all hail from the show and continued to appear after the events of the film.



* RocketRide: The jet pack umbrellas.
* SelectiveMagnetism: The buoy.

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* RocketRide: The Penguin's jet pack umbrellas.
umbrellas are large enough to be ridden like a witch's broomstick by each member of the United Underworld.
* SelectiveMagnetism: The buoy has a magnetic pull that can pull in the Dynamic Duo's utility belts with enough force to completely restrain them, but seems to have no influence on anything they pull from the belt, the torpedo, or their boat parked directly next to the buoy.



* [[ShoutOut/{{Film}} Shout Out]]

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* [[ShoutOut/{{Film}} Shout Out]]ShoutOut:



* SpyCatsuit: Catwoman.

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* SpyCatsuit: Catwoman.Catwoman wears a black catsuit, fittingly enough.



* [[BusFullOfInnocents Street Full Of Innocents]]



* ToTheBatNoun
* ToTheBatpole
* {{Troperiffic}} And how!

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* ToTheBatNoun
ToTheBatNoun: As is to be expected from Adam West's portrayal, "To the Batnoun" is uttered in some sense every other scene.
* ToTheBatpole
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ToTheBatpole: Batman and Robin have hidden poles that allow them to slide into the Batcave.
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{{Troperiffic}} And how!



* VillainTeamUp

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* VillainTeamUpVillainTeamUp: The four antagonists of the film normally work alone, but for this one time, they've decided to combine their efforts to defeat Batman.
12th Sep '16 7:40:45 PM AdamC
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* BilingualBonus: The song being sung at the nightclub Bruce Wayne takes Miss Kitka to is Plaisir D'Amour, and in spite of the pretty melody is actually about heartbreak and loss. The line that plays when Batman flashes back to it at the end of the film literally means "The pain of love lasts but a moment, the grief of love lasts a lifetime."
8th Sep '16 3:46:47 PM AnotherGuy
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An animated film based on the ''Batman '66'' comic book series is [[http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Batman-66-Getting-Feature-Film-Get-Details-70585.html in production]], making things come full circle.
26th Aug '16 8:03:47 PM Saveelich
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A full-length feature film released in 1966 based on the then-popular ''Series/{{Batman}}'' TV series, which itself was based on a series of popular [[Franchise/{{Batman}} comic books]].

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A full-length feature film released in 1966 [[TheFilmOfTheSeries based on the then-popular then-popular]] ''Series/{{Batman}}'' TV series, which itself was based on a series of popular [[Franchise/{{Batman}} comic books]].
12th Aug '16 3:25:13 PM FranksGirl
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** Not to mention the entire office-building-rooftop of bikini-clad women jumping up & down & waving at the Bat-copter as it flies overhead. Robin's smirk says it all.
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