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BATMANLAND 48 - The Wail of the Siren + The Sport of Penguins

6/15/2018
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Joan Collins guest stars this week as The Siren, followed by the return of Burgess Meredith as The Penguin w/ stage legend Ethel Merman as the oddly named Lola Lasagne. That's some serious star wattage! Dan and Nick discuss these curious episodes, delving in deep. Well, BATMANLAND deep.

Duration:00:47:16

BATMANLAND 47 - Enter Batgirl, Exit Penguin + Ring Around The Riddler

6/8/2018
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Batgirl joins the dynamic duo to keep Gotham safe from evil in this week's episode. In her secret identity as Barbara Gordon, daughter of the Police Commissioner, she is kidnapped by The Penguin. Little does he realise who he has really kidnapped. And Batman & Robin? She barely even needs them in this episode because she's THAT GOOD!

Duration:00:43:10

BATMANLAND ep 46

6/1/2018
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The villainous scourge of ducted heating Mister Freeze is back in Gotham with help from renowned ice skating 'legend' Glacia Glaze. He issues an ultimatum that he will begin freezing the entire country if his demands are not met. The cad. Discussing these episodes are Dan and Nick, joined by comic book reviewer Chris Neill.

Duration:00:44:01

BATMANLAND 45 - Pop Goes the Joker + Flop Goes the Joker

5/24/2018
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TV cultural commentator Andrew Mercado joins Dan Barrett for a chat about two Joker-centric episodes of Batman - Pop Goes the Joker + Flop Goes the Joker. The show has been a life-long passion for both 'men'.

Duration:00:41:05

BATMANLAND 44 - Black Widow Strikes Again + Caught in the Spider's Den

5/18/2018
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Gotham's most fearsome villain The Black Widow strikes, robbing the city's banks in alphabetical order. As Dan and Nick discuss the show on this week's episode, they marvel at how toothless Black Widow is as a villain, that the show must have been thrilled to have guest Tallulah Bankhead guest starring, and that the show did revel in casting older guest stars.

Duration:00:30:09

BATMANLAND 43 - King Tut's Coup + Batman's Waterloo

5/11/2018
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When a pot plant falls on a professors noggin', he takes on the identity of feared super villain King Tut. Batman & Robin take to the streets of Gotham to catch him. For the BATMANLAND podcast, Nick and Dan have some very strong feelings on this episode - especially surrounding Bruce's interest in his date Lisa's "milk and cookies".

Duration:00:39:06

BATMANLAND 42 - A Piece of the Action + Batman's Satisfaction

5/4/2018
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Do you remember that time Bruce Lee was in the Batman TV show? It was more than a blink and you'll miss it moment. In a cross-over with the 60s Green Hornet TV series, Lee appears as the hero's assistant Kato. In this week's BATMANLAND, Dan and Nick explore what the Green Hornet even was and question why Lee was so under-used on screen.

Duration:00:31:36

BATMANLAND 42 - A Piece of the Action + Batman's Satisfaction

5/3/2018
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Do you remember that time Bruce Lee was in the Batman TV show? It was more than a blink and you'll miss it moment. In a cross-over with the 60s Green Hornet TV series, Lee appears as the hero's assistant Kato. In this week's BATMANLAND, Dan and Nick explore what the Green Hornet even was and question why Lee was so under-used on screen.

Duration:00:31:36

BATMANLAND ep 41

4/27/2018
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BATMANLAND ep 41 by BATMANLAND

Duration:00:36:06

BATMANLAND 40 - The Joker's Last Laugh + The Joker's Epitaph

4/20/2018
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Despite the funny books in Batman this week, it isn't all funny business in this week's Batman. After all, the Joker is littering Gotham with funny money and there was the absolutely not-funny at all business of what he placed in Commissioner Gordon't pants.

Duration:00:42:42

BATMANLAND 40 - The Joker's Last Laugh + The Joker's Epitaph

4/19/2018
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Despite the funny books in Batman this week, it isn't all funny business in this week's Batman. After all, the Joker is littering Gotham with funny money and there was the absolutely not-funny at all business of what he placed in Commissioner Gordon't pants.

Duration:00:42:44

BATMANLAND Ep 39

4/12/2018
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BATMANLAND Ep 39 by BATMANLAND

Duration:00:33:42

BATMANLAND 38 - Penguin Is a Girl's Best Friend + Penguin Sets a Trend + Penguin's Disastrous End

4/5/2018
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The pictures didn't get small, the stars just got big. And there was no bigger star than Batman. With this 3-part episode, The Penguin (Burgess Meredith) opens a movie studio bankrolled by Marsha Queen of Diamonds (The Addams Family star Carolyn Jones). Of course Batman stars in their first movie because that is the only logical way this story could go. On the BATMANLAND podcast, Nick Bhasin & Dan Barrett go in deep in discussing these three episodes.

Duration:00:26:36

BATMANLAND 37 - That Darn Catwoman + Scat! Darn Catwoman

3/30/2018
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Meow! The Catwoman is back and there is only one thing that can bring her life of crime to an end: a marriage proposal from Batman. Batman is open to doing anything. Except that. You can subscribe to the BATMANLAND podcast: Apple Podcasts | RSS Batman airs every Friday evening on SBS VICELAND from 7:25pm, with the BATMANLAND companion podcast available to listen to every week as soon as you finish watching the episodes. The series also streams at SBS On Demand.

Duration:00:42:45

BATMANLAND Ep 36

3/22/2018
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When the Batman TV show started airing in 1966, it aired half-hour installments on Wednesday and Thursday nights with an 'epic' cliff-hanger on the Wednesday night encouraging viewers to watch the next night. In the second season on 11 January 1967, Batman did something different. It started the first night of a 3-part episode. THAT'S RIGHT, BAT FANS, A 3 EPISODE STORY-LINE COMPLETE WITH TWO CLIFFHANGERS!!!! (In one of the cliffhangers, Robin is almost eaten by a giant clam. No, really.)...

Duration:00:37:53

BATMANLAND 35 - The Contaminated Cowl + The Mad Hatter Runs Afoul

3/15/2018
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Hold onto your hats, it's the return of The Mad Hatter with his most villainous scheme yet - he turns Batman's cowl pink! The fiend!

Duration:00:50:34

BATMANLAND 34 - The Sandman Cometh + The Catwoman Goeth

3/8/2018
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The first feline of crime has teamed up with the sleep-inducing Sandman to put Gotham under its spell. Stop counting sheep, loyal viewers - the crime of the century is underway and only Batman and Robin are able to fight off the need for forty winks to save the day. Joining Dan and Fiona this week on BATMANLAND is SBS On Demand's Nicolette Lorraway. Stick around to the end of the podcast to learn all sorts of exciting SBS On Demand secrets.

Duration:00:34:18

BATMANLAND 34 - The Sandman Cometh + The Catwoman Goeth

3/8/2018
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Do our eyes deceive us? Has Catwoman teamed up with a villain you've never heard of before to wreak havoc on Gotham City? It's true!

Duration:00:34:18

BATMANLAND 33 - The Puzzles Are Coming + The Duo is Slumming

3/1/2018
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One of the biggest stars from the 60s Batman series was Frank Gorshin, who played The Riddler. Following his time in the first season of the show and his featured role in the 1966 Batman movie, Gorshin understood how popular he was and wanted to be compensated appropriately. But the producers weren't so keen to open their purse. Instead, throughout season 2 there were a number of scripts written to feature The Riddler, but they had to be altered at the last moment when they couldn't get...

Duration:00:38:20

BATMANLAND 32 - The Cat's Meow + The Bat's Kow Tow

2/22/2018
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Hey Bat-fans, the feline fink Catwoman is back in Gotham and this time she's stealing voices. A devilish crime to be sure, but the stakes are high with British Invasion popstars Chad and Jeremy in town. If they were to fall prey to Catwoman's nefarious scheme, not only would Gotham's teenagers be upset, but it would damage international relations. Helping us unpack this thrilling adventure on BATMANLAND this week is our pal Ben Skinner, joining Dan and Nick.

Duration:00:37:46