Batman

Batman (1966)

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Batman Stands Pat (2) - S1-E14

Visible crew/equipment: Batman's plaster-covered costume gets an instant dry cleaning en route as he drives from the sculptor's studio to the batcave.

00:05:00

Jean G

Batman Stands Pat (2) - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: When Batman and Robin break through Mad Hatter's window, several large chunks of glass remain attached to the wood frame. In the very next shot, they've vanished.

00:18:00

Jean G

The Joker Goes to School (1) - S1-E15

Revealing mistake: Batman drives out of the batcave alone. The first bit of stock footage of the car leaving the cave does indeed show him alone in the batmobile. But the very next stock shot of the car speeding down the dirt road shows us Robin sitting in the passenger seat.

00:05:25

Jean G

The Joker Is Wild (1) - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Batman and Robin are in the museum speaking with the director, Batman's chest emblem is high enough on his chest that it nearly touches the bottom edge of his cowl. In the next shot, when he leaves the museum, the emblem has moved down several inches.

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Jeff Swanson

When the Rat's Away the Mice Will Play (2) - S1-E12

Visible crew/equipment: The microphone dips into the shot at the end, just as Aunt Harriet is kissing Dick and Bruce good-bye.

00:23:20

Jean G

Surf's Up! Joker's Under! - S3-E10

Plot hole: An amazingly precognizant Dick Grayson is already wearing his surfing togs before Commissioner Gordon calls to say that Joker has invaded the surfing community.

00:04:30

Jean G

Smack in the Middle (2) - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Molly is about to disguise herself as Robin. But the wig she's holding isn't even remotely the same color as Robin's hair. Of course, as soon as she puts it on and transforms herself, the wig darkens and becomes Robin's actual hair.

00:05:45

Jean G

Hi Diddle Riddle (1) - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: While the unconscious Robin is being carried away from the Batmobile by one of Riddler's thugs, his cape loosens and appears to completely fall off just before they exit the frame. In the next shot, Robin is still being carried away but his cape is securely back in place.

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Jeff Swanson

The Joker Is Wild (1) - S1-E5

Audio problem: Joker's TV debut as an opera singer isn't very convincing. Even through the partially-obscuring clown mask, you can see that his lips aren't moving at all.

00:22:30

Jean G

Show generally

Revealing mistake: Most of the first season's episodes follow a standard outline where, after the opening credits, Batman and Robin arrive in the Batcave via the Batpoles, run and enter the Batmobile and drive off, along the winding, dusty roads toward Gotham, then arrive in front of City Hall, exit the car and run up the stairs. But very quickly it becomes obvious that every bit of this is the same footage used over and over. As they get in the car, it's on a black platform which vanishes as the car starts moving. The same cloud of dust appears as the car's rear heads into the distance on the winding road, and the same crowd of people are in front of City Hall, nearly every episode.

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Fine Feathered Finks (1) - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Batman starts the Bat-Turn, the parachutes are shown deploying on a 6-lane major roadway (3 lanes in each direction) in a very open area, but after completing the 180-degree turn, the car is shown driving away from the crumpled chutes on a much narrower side street among tall buildings.

00:14:10

johnrosa

The Joker Goes to School (1) - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: In the batcave, Batman's cape suffers a case of over-the-shoulder/off-the-shoulder blues, going from one to the other several times between takes.

00:19:10

Jean G

Fine Feathered Finks (1) - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Batman reverses direction of the Batmobile via a "Bat-Turn", the car is shown from above turning counter-clockwise, but the next interior view shows the car is spinning clockwise.

00:14:20

johnrosa

A Riddle a Day Keeps the Riddler Away (1) - S1-E11

Visible crew/equipment: During the first scene in Commissioner Gordon's office, the microphone shadow is outlined on the front of Chief O'Hara's uniform.

00:01:50

Jean G

Show generally

Revealing mistake: The Batcave was a stage set with no real exit for the car. So in many episodes where a shot is looking into the cave from the darker tunnel as the Batmobile approaches and passes to our right, the rear end of the car jumps upward and tire skid marks appear on the floor as the driver slams on the brakes to avoid hitting the studio wall that is out of the shot, while the audio suggests the car is still accelerating.

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johnrosa

Barbecued Batman? (2) - S2-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Minstrel and his henchmen race down the stairs, the sound pole rigging shadow is moving at the very top of the screen.

00:04:00

Jean G

The Clock King's Crazy Crimes (1) - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: During the fight in the art gallery, the papers on the desk to the left of the screen are scattered. But in some shots of the fight progressing, the same papers have straightened themselves back into nice, neat stacks again.

00:17:00

Jean G

Come Back, Shame (1) - S2-E25

Continuity mistake: After Annie drops the chandelier on them, Batman and Robin are knocked unconscious. No one's had time to move either of them, but when Andy comes into the saloon in the next shot, Robin has somehow shifted positions on the floor: he's not in the same spot or position he originally fell in.

00:21:30

Jean G

Batman Stands Pat (2) - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: At the end, as Bruce Wayne speaks to Magda, he's standing with his arms at his sides. When the shot cuts, his hands are suddenly clasped in front of him.

00:23:30

Jean G

Smack in the Middle (2) - S1-E2

Deliberate mistake: Ignoring that its very unlikely all of Jill St. John's copious red hair would fit under a wig that passes for Robin's hair, it's impossible that it would emerge from under that wig looking as full and perfectly styled as it does when she's in the Batcave.

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johnrosa

The Joker Is Wild (1) - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: In close-up, Bruce Wayne folds his newspaper in half, leaving the folded edge facing the camera. The shot cuts to a wider view and immediately, the paper has reversed positions in his hand.

00:04:00

Jean G

Batman Stands Pat (2) - S1-E14

Visible crew/equipment: When Mad Hatter is sending Lisa in to butter up Mr. Bowinkle, the microphone shadow is bobbing up and down above their heads.

00:11:25

Jean G

Shoot a Crooked Arrow (1) - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: The arrow Archer fires into the window frame in Commissioner Gordon's office is, depending on the camera shot, angled up, then down, up, down and up again.

00:07:30

Jean G

Batman Is Riled (2) - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Batman and Robin crash through the window, there's no glass left in the frame - at least not until the next shot, when several large shards that weren't there before suddenly appear at the edges.

00:11:50

Jean G

The Dead Ringers (2) - S2-E16

Visible crew/equipment: When Harry plots to replace Chandell, the polished grand piano behind him reflects the moving lights on some of the studio equipment.

00:15:30

Jean G

The Clock King Gets Crowned (2) - S2-E12

Continuity mistake: Batman tosses a large white box at one of the henchmen. The box lands on the round dais of the clockworks, but as that dais begins to rotate, the box disappears. It pops back up a few shots later, now sitting on the stationary corner of the clockwork platform. But as the fight rages on, it vanishes again between shots.

00:21:30 - 00:22:10

Jean G

The Joker Trumps an Ace (1) - S1-E25

Factual error: Though he's a bastion of knowledge and a member of the museum board, Bruce Wayne completely mangles Egyptian history - twice. He says that King Tut ruled in the 14th Dynasty, and that the museum's mummy was a 14th Dynasty king who ruled in 1500 BC. Wrong on both counts. Tut reigned from 1336-1349 BC. The 14th Dynasty ran from 1773-1650 BC. Wayne would have known that - and so would his well-educated colleagues, none of whom points out the error.

00:13:00 - 00:15:00

Jean G

The Zodiac Crimes (1) - S2-E37

Continuity mistake: Robin is holding an upright 8-foot pole when Venus sprinkles her knock-out glitter on the Dynamic Duo. When the shot cuts and they fall to the floor, the pole has completely disappeared.

00:22:10

Jean G

The Puzzles Are Coming (1) - S2-E31

Continuity mistake: In the Batcave, Batman is holding Puzzler's pink balloon while he and Robin deduce its clues. The shot cuts to a wider angle when they turn to race to the Batmobile, and the balloon disappears.

00:12:50

Jean G

The Dead Ringers (2) - S2-E16

Continuity mistake: Tied to a conveyor belt, Batman and Robin move past a stack of boxes stenciled with the factory's name. Cut to close-up, and they're now back to a position right next to the boxes. Back to master shot, and the boxes are once again several feet away - at least until the next close-up.

00:02:50

Jean G

The Yegg Foes in Gotham (2) - S2-E14

Visible crew/equipment: During the final egg fight, the microphone shadow puts in an appearance on the wall behind the bad guys.

00:21:50

Jean G

Barbecued Batman? (2) - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: Between takes at the end of the final fight scene, most of the chairs shift positions around the table, the wooden partition screen that fell over during the scuffle has somehow folded itself, and a white cloth that was draped over one of the chairs has disappeared.

00:22:00

Jean G

The Minstrel's Shakedown (1) - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: When Alfred brings the lunch tray down to the Batcave, Batman is holding a soldering iron, working on the electronic bug. When the shot cuts to a close-up, the soldering iron vanishes, and he's holding a clear plastic probe instead.

00:10:15

Jean G

Barbecued Batman? (2) - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: While Batman is telling Octavia that she can go free, his hands are either straight down at his sides or clasped together at chest level, depending on the shot.

00:06:15

Jean G

Not Yet, He Ain't (2) - S1-E22

Factual error: When the Penguin steals the Batmobile, Batman spies on him from a tiny camera he says is hidden behind the car's fuel gauge. But the picture he and Robin are viewing has been shot from several feet away from the car, not from inside it.

00:11:15

Jean G

Green Ice (1) - S2-E19

Continuity mistake: Mr. Freeze has frozen the commissioner's office, and when Batman applies plastic explosive to the door, a frost stripe appears that wasn't there in the master shot a moment before. In the next shot, the putty he's just put there disappears. And when the explosion occurs (even though Batman didn't add any detonators), it doesn't emanate from anywhere near the spot where he applied the putty.

00:06:00

Jean G

The Clock King Gets Crowned (2) - S2-E12

Factual error: Trapped in the overturned hourglass, Batman and Robin lie flat and begin furiously digging in the sand, making the hourglass roll out the door. But to cause such rapid movement, they'd need to be applying their weight against one of the glass sides (like a hamster in a ball). Just digging in the sand wouldn't get them anywhere, at least not that quickly.

00:04:15

Jean G

The Ring of Wax (1) - S1-E23

Other mistake: Riddler says that his "universal wax solvent" can eat through anything. Which begs the question, just what is that vat he cooks the stuff up in made of? We see the wax burn through solid steel vault doors. So it also ought to be eating through the vat, the floor and the bedrock, and sizzling its way down to the Earth's core.

00:07:00

Jean G
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Smack in the Middle (2) - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Just after the Joker tells the fake Robin to turn on her homing beacon, a quick shot of the Batmobile approaching shows it isn't glossy black with cherise red trim as normal, but is instead flat black with white trim. This footage was from pre-series testing, painting the car different ways to see how it would look best on film, but somehow this footage was actually used in the episode by mistake.

00:06:20

johnrosa

Hot Off the Griddle (1) - S2-E3

Revealing mistake: During the fight in the museum, one of Catwoman's henchmen slams into the wall beside a window. The set wall buckles and caves in, leaving the bottom edge of the window bent and jutting out. A few shots later, though, both wall and window have repaired themselves.

00:14:00

Jean G

The Riddler's False Notion (2) - S1-E32

Continuity mistake: When the Riddler has a blindfolded Robin out on the window ledge, the position of Robin's blindfold changes between shots, from covering his nose entirely to being just above it.

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Jeff Swanson

The Joker's Provokers (2) - S2-E22

Factual error: Tsk. After all his lectures to Robin about the importance of education, Batman should and would know better. On the chalk board, where he's written out Joker's message (dictated to him over the phone), the caped crusader mis-punctuates the phrase "a gargoyle's key" by leaving out the apostrophe. Definitely not a mistake that stickler-for-correctness Batman would make.

00:09:30

Jean G

The Impractical Joker (1) - S2-E21

Continuity mistake: Toward the end of the fight in the fur salon, one of Joker's henchmen shifts locations instantaneously. In the first shot, he's on the far side of Robin, falling against the wall. In the very next shot, he jumps to a spot between Robin and the camera, where he takes a swing at Batman.

00:17:00

Jean G

Shoot a Crooked Arrow (1) - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When the Archer robs Wayne Manor's safe, an unconscious Dick Grayson shifts positions on the floor between takes. At first, he's lying with both hands folded over his chest. A few shots later, his left arm is stretched out over his head.

00:01:30

Jean G

The Joker Trumps an Ace (1) - S1-E25

Continuity mistake: The Joker reveals himself by throwing off his cape, which drops to the floor behind him. But when the shot cuts, the cape instantly disappears.

00:00:50

Jean G

A Horse of Another Color (2) - S3-E5

Revealing mistake: Ethel Merman just can't keep a straight face amidst Batman's campy silliness. Here and in the previous episode, she can be seen cracking up in several of her scenes with Burgess Meredith.

00:05:00

Jean G

Enter Batgirl, Exit Penguin - S3-E1

Plot hole: When he abducts Alfred, believing him to be a minister, Penguin suffers a peculiar memory lapse. He's encountered Alfred twice before in previous episodes, even kidnapped him once before (knowing full well that he was Bruce Wayne's butler). Yet here, he fails to recognize Alfred at all.

00:12:30

Jean G

Scat, Darn Catwoman (2) - S2-E41

Audio problem: At the end, Catwoman falls from the roof into the water below. But we never hear a splash.

00:21:15

Jean G

The Zodiac Crimes (1) - S2-E37

Continuity mistake: Joker's floating zap-wand is hanging in the air right in front of Chief O'Hara's face. But when the shot cuts, it's instantly ten feet away, and is now floating behind the Joker.

00:01:45

Jean G

The Penguin's Nest (1) - S2-E27

Revealing mistake: When Bruce, Dick and Aunt Harriet get into what's supposed to be an elevator, there's solid concrete under the sliding doors where there should be a break separating the lift car from the building's floor. It's visible again in Part 2, when Batman and Robin use the same elevator.

00:04:30

Jean G

The Dead Ringers (2) - S2-E16

Continuity mistake: Batman folds up the Bat Shield and starts to tuck it into his belt, which it is much too large to fit into. In the very next shot, the shield has disappeared.

00:21:00

Jean G

The Spell of Tut (1) - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: As Tut prepares to re-animate the scarab beetles, his apothecary henchman stands to his immediate right, close enough to touch his shoulder. But when the shot cuts to a wider angle, the man is standing a foot away.

00:08:45

Jean G

It's the Way You Play the Game (2) - S2-E26

Visible crew/equipment: When Batman and Robin visit Laughing Leo's Used Car Lot, the side of the Batmobile reflects a whole row of big square studio lighting panels.

00:06:30

Jean G

It's the Way You Play the Game (2) - S2-E26

Visible crew/equipment: The Batmobile has just pulled away, and as Andy waves good-bye, the camera shadow can be seen moving rapidly offscreen at the lower lefthand corner of the frame.

00:04:25

Jean G

The Spell of Tut (1) - S2-E7

Factual error: King Tut is said here to have been a 4th Dynasty ruler. Just as in the previous Tut episode, Egyptian history seems to have entirely escaped Batman's writers. They previously mis-identified Tut's namesake as a 14th Dynasty ruler, and this time around, guessed wrong again. In fact, Tutenkamen's brief rule was part of the 18th Dynasty.

00:03:30

Jean G

Tut's Case is Shut (2) - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: Tut's "pets," which are a little too obviously plastic, are crocodiles (with pointed snouts), and they're sitting on a grassy island in their water tank. The stock footage inserts, however, are of alligators (which have flat snouts) swimming in open water, with no island in sight.

00:02:30

Jean G

Batman's Satisfaction (2) - S2-E52

Continuity mistake: Britt Reid visits Bruce Wayne, and while sitting on the couch, stretches forward and places both hands on his knees. But in the next take, he's abruptly leaning back with his arms folded.

00:09:30

Jean G

The Clock King Gets Crowned (2) - S2-E12

Continuity mistake: Batman and Robin are trapped in the overturned hourglass. They're sitting upright when Batman suggests an escape plan. In the very next shot, they're sprawled face down on the sand.

00:04:15

Jean G

Not Yet, He Ain't (2) - S1-E22

Continuity mistake: Penguin loads all his loot into the stolen Batmobile - so much loot that the trunk can't close. Yet in the very next shot, as he drives away, the trunk has somehow shut itself.

00:17:30

Jean G

He Meets His Match, the Grisly Ghoul (2) - S1-E16

Continuity mistake: In the bistro, Batman thwarts Joker's booby-trapped juke box by whipping out his bat shield. Afterward, he places the shield on the floor behind him. In the next shot, as he turns around, the shield has disappeared. He and Robin race off without retrieving it.

00:15:00

Jean G

A Horse of Another Color (2) - S3-E5

Visible crew/equipment: The stunt rider doubling Penguin in the horse race is pretty easy to spot. He's younger and thinner (despite an obviously padded costume), and his nose is about two inches shorter.

00:18:00

Jean G

Penguin Sets a Trend (2) - S2-E43

Continuity mistake: Penguin's van races by a Gotham City movie theater, passing three cars parked in front of it. In the very next shot, the Batmobile zips past the same spot in hot pursuit - and there are now four cars parked there.

00:20:20

Jean G

The Joker's Hard Times (2) - S2-E38

Factual error: Joker, Penguin and no less than four henchmen all manage to hide in the Batmobile's trunk and leap out when it enters the Batcave. Even for Batman, this is stretching credibility more than a bit. There's no way the Batmobile's trunk could hold six adults and still close (and it was closed). Two might fit, even three in a pinch - but not six.

00:17:30

Jean G

The Bat's Kow Tow (2) - S2-E30

Factual error: Batman ingeniously deduces that the sympathetic vibration needed to escape Catwoman's sound-trap is the note F-sharp above high-C. What he proceeds to hum, however, is a D, and Robin hums an E. Neither of them reaches F-sharp, but the sound chamber dutifully explodes and frees them anyway.

00:02:30

Jean G

Marsha's Scheme of Diamonds (2) - S2-E24

Continuity mistake: In part 1, Marsha's prisoners included the mayor. Here, Batman rescues Robin, Gordon and O'Hara - but the mayor has disappeared. And oddly, no one mentions his ever having been there.

00:05:05

Jean G

The Yegg Foes in Gotham (2) - S2-E14

Continuity mistake: Just before Bruce Wayne tosses the grape to set it off, Egghead's miniature radar bomb moves to a different position on the floor all by itself.

00:04:00 - 00:05:20

Jean G

The Greatest Mother of Them All (1) - S2-E9

Revealing mistake: When Ma Parker activates her jet-propelled wheelchair, the much younger stunt woman's face is visible as the chair speeds down the hallway toward Batman and Robin.

00:09:15

Jean G

The Clock King's Crazy Crimes (1) - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: Clock King renders the art gallery patrons unconscious with a high-frequency sound wave. As they fall, one of the men drops his hat. When they come to and get up, the hat has disappeared.

00:15:20 - 00:19:10

Jean G

The Penguin's a Jinx (2) - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When the Penguin goes to Wayne Manor to put Batman and Robin to sleep with the gas from his umbrella, just before he shoots the orange gas at Robin's suit of armor, there's a quick shot of the armor's helmet. The problem is that there's already an orange stain on the face of the helmet from the orange gas that comes out of the tip of the umbrella, even before Penguin shoots any gas.

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I'll Be a Mummy's Uncle - S3-E23

Plot hole: After the rock falls on King Tut at the end giving him amnesia, Batman explains how the rock fell. He says Tut raised his voice three decibels above high C. Decibels are a measure of volume, while pitch is a measure of frequency: the two are not directly related. This mistake was done in other episodes of Batman also, such as when Joan Collins played the villain.

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He Meets His Match, the Grisly Ghoul (2) - S1-E16

Factual error: Dick Grayson's mini-camera, which is sitting on the bar, takes several shots of the villains from impossible angles several feet away from its location. And though he conspicuously places the camera in plain view, the crooks never notice it.

00:10:40

Jean G

Batman's Anniversary (1) - S2-E45

Continuity mistake: Sitting at the banquet table, Batman has placed his left hand over his chest. When the shot cuts, his hands are instantly both down at his sides.

00:05:00

Jean G

The Joker's Hard Times (2) - S2-E38

Continuity mistake: After all the stow-away baddies jump from the Batmobile's trunk, they leave it open. Between shots, it magically closes itself.

00:19:30

Jean G

The Joker's Hard Times (2) - S2-E38

Continuity mistake: The Batmobile pulls up in front of the Platter-Porium, and you can see that only Batman and Robin are inside the car. When the shot cuts to close-up, though, Venus is sitting in between them. (Tight squeeze: it's a 2-seater and she must be straddling the transmission hump and hand brake - ouch.) The shot cuts back to full for them to jump from the car, and Venus has disappeared again.

00:13:40

Jean G

The Joker's Flying Saucer - S3-E24

Continuity mistake: Batman and Robin both leap into the Batmobile and roar out of the Batcave. But the stock shot used after that shows Batman alone in the car.

00:03:10

Jean G

The Joker's Flying Saucer - S3-E24

Continuity mistake: Aboard Joker's flying saucer, Alfred and Batgirl are sitting three feet apart, then shoulder-to-shoulder, then apart again, depending on the shot.

00:20:50

Jean G

Nora Clavicle and the Ladies' Crime Club - S3-E19

Revealing mistake: Not only does Batman's solo flute play two music tracks at once, it also keeps on playing after he's taken it out of his mouth.

00:20:00

Jean G

How to Hatch a Dinosaur (2) - S3-E9

Factual error: Gotham City's museum should brush up on its paleontology. Their sign claims the neosaurus egg is 40 million years old. A) Neosaurus lived in the early Permian period, 290 million years ago. And B) All dinosaurs were rendered extinct 65 million years ago, most likely by an asteroid strike. So 40 million years ago, there were no dinosaurs on Earth.

00:06:50

Jean G

The Bat's Kow Tow (2) - S2-E30

Continuity mistake: When Catwoman tries to tempt Batman into a kiss at the end, his cape is draped completely over the right half of his chest. Each time the angle reverses, though, it's pulled back over his shoulder in its usual position.

00:21:15

Jean G

The Bird's Last Jest (2) - S2-E28

Visible crew/equipment: Batman tilts the Bat Shield just a little too much when he and Robin are under fire from Penguin's goons, and it captures a pretty clear reflection of the camera rigging.

00:04:00

Jean G

He Meets His Match, the Grisly Ghoul (2) - S1-E16

Continuity mistake: When Batman surprises Joker and his henchmen in the gym, his shadow is on the wall behind them, his cape spread out and forming a menacing bat shape. But when the shot cuts to him and Robin, Batman's cape isn't spread. He's standing with his arms down.

00:20:40

Jean G

The Joker's Last Laugh (1) - S2-E47

Revealing mistake: The counterfeit 100 dollar bills that Gordon and O'Hara say look "so authentic" don't actually resemble any known U.S. currency at all. In fact, a close look reveals them to be very bad photocopies of Mexican 100 peso notes.

00:01:00

Jean G

The Riddler's False Notion (2) - S1-E32

Revealing mistake: The film can Riddler hands Van Jones supposedly contains his silent movie. But the hollow thump, obvious light weight and lack of the distinctive rattle a film reel would make, all reveal that the can is actually empty.

00:19:00

Jean G

The Purr-Fect Crime (1) - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: Catwoman dangles an unconscious Robin face-down on a tilting board over her tiger pit. He comes to, pulls his arms free and clutches the board's edges. In the next, closer shot, he's unconscious again, wakes up and repeats the grabbing-the-board motion.

00:07:30

Jean G

The Purr-Fect Crime (1) - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: Catwoman curls up with a large red book. In the master shot, she's holding and reading the lefthand pages. In the close-up insert, her hands are suddenly grasping the righthand pages instead. Cut back to master shot, and she's again holding the left side of the book.

00:08:30

Jean G

The Foggiest Notion (2) - S3-E12

Factual error: The British curator from whom Lord Ffogg steals a collection of artifacts needs to go back to school (or someone in Batman's prop dept. does). While most of the signs are correctly spelled and punctuated ("Duchess of Desborough's Diamonds," "Her Majesty's Priceless Snuffboxes," etc.), the one marked "Lady Easterlands Jeweled Easter Eggs" is missing its requisite possessive apostrophe. (The closed captioner noticed, though, and corrected the mistake there).

00:11:15

Jean G

The Unkindest Tut of All - S3-E6

Continuity mistake: When the Batmobile pulls up to the theater where Tut's henchmen are emerging, Batman challenges them while standing at the open driver's side door. You can see his left hand closing the door, as well as hear it click shut - but in the next, reverse angle shot, as he and Robin leap into the fray, the car door is standing wide open again.

00:08:00

Jean G

Catwoman Goes to College (1) - S2-E49

Revealing mistake: The crowd scenes during what is supposedly a Gotham City University student protest rally are inserts of rather blurry old stock footage. Not only is the mob far too large for a mere college rally, the footage is in black & white, while the rest of Batman is in color. Bit of a dead giveaway.

00:23:00

Jean G

The Joker's Flying Saucer - S3-E24

Character mistake: Vertigris tells Joker he planted a bomb in the Batmobile while it was parked in front of City Hall/Police HQ. Only in this instance, it wasn't. It was parked in the alley out back, the better to hide his bomb-planting from public view, so it's strange that he'd forget this.

00:08:15

Jean G

Louie the Lilac - S3-E7

Continuity mistake: Lila comes through the bead curtain with the poison lilacs wrapped in green tissue paper. She drops the flowers, and in the next shot of them on the floor, the blooms don't even remotely resemble the ones she was just carrying - and the green paper has disappeared altogether.

00:10:55

Jean G

Penguin Sets a Trend (2) - S2-E43

Visible crew/equipment: The Batmobile, responding to Batman's remote control activator, is supposedly driving itself through Gotham City's streets. But in one shot, even though he's crouching down, you can see the head of the film crew member actually driving the car.

00:03:00

Jean G

That Darn Catwoman (1) - S2-E40

Continuity mistake: After the drugged Robin clobbers Batman with a wooden chair, the broken pieces change their arrangement on the floor between one shot and the next.

00:20:50

Jean G

The Joker's Provokers (2) - S2-E22

Continuity mistake: After Alfred pulls out the key, two pieces of the little blue time-shifting box have apparently fallen to the floor. Joker snatches one of them up while struggling with the butler. But when Batman and Robin leap in for the next shot, the second piece has vanished from its spot on the floor.

00:20:30

Jean G

The Entrancing Dr. Cassandra - S3-E25

Continuity mistake: The Batmobile returns to the Batcave by remote control. It's facing left when we get a brief, three-second shot of Batgirl talking to Batman and Robin. In the very next shot, the Batmobile has instantly turned itself around and is facing right. Its turntable (which was actually pushed manually by stagehands under the platform) didn't work quite that fast.

00:18:05

Jean G

The Bird's Last Jest (2) - S2-E28

Plot hole: Batman proudly tells Robin that he knows Penguin's men are out of ammo because he's been counting all the bullets. But he'd have no way to know how many rounds they had to begin with, so he couldn't possibly know that they've run out.

00:05:30

Jean G

Penguin's Disastrous End (3) - S2-E44

Visible crew/equipment: As O'Hara goes to move his patrol car, the boom mike and lighting equipment is reflected on the windows.

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Rats Like Cheese (2) - S1-E8

Visible crew/equipment: When the photographer is getting a picture of the princess, you can see the shadow of the boom mike on him.

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Smack in the Middle (2) - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: During the fight, the breather Batman has disappears, but suddenly returns afterwards.

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Smack in the Middle (2) - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: After Batman tosses his Batarang up to get to Molly, the lifting wire attached to him is plainly visible.

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The Joker's Hard Times (2) - S2-E38

Continuity mistake: When the Joker directs Gordon and O'Hara to look at the statue of Justice, they look at it from a front view. But when Joker comes out of the Police building where he left them frozen, it's from behind the statue, rather than in front.

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The Pharaoh's in a Rut (2) - S1-E28

Revealing mistake: When Bruce Wayne is strapped to the stretcher hurtling toward the cliff, after he breaks through the "300 Ft. Drop" sign, we cut to a different angle where the wire pulling the stretcher is visible.

00:02:40

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The Ring of Wax (1) - S1-E23

Factual error: When Bruce, Dick, and Aunt Harriet are looking at the globe, Bruce corrects Dick's mistake about Lima being the capitol of Ecuador and says "No, as you can see, I was right. It's the capitol of Peru." and points to the globe to show him. Based on the position of Europe facing the camera, he's actually pointing to somewhere in northern Canada.

00:02:35

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Pop Goes the Joker (1) - S2-E57

Other mistake: Not only can Caesar Romero's moustache can be seen, but the line between the white makeup and his skin on his neck. Also, when Robin's face came out of the clay, his mask was almost around his mouth. A moment later, the mask is back in place. Later, his face, mask, and body is spotless.

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Flop Goes the Joker (2) - S2-E58

Revealing mistake: After Bruce stops the governor of the mobile, it can be seen that the weights are painted Styrofoam balls.

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Enter Batgirl, Exit Penguin - S3-E1

Revealing mistake: The panel that Batgirl makes her entrance through can be plainly seen as a prop mounted on top of the set of stairs she comes down.

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Barbecued Batman? (2) - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: At the end, when Minstrel is cornered by the Dynamic Duo, he pulls out his sparking remote unit. After being told it won't work, as O'Hara cuffs him, the unit that was in his hand disappears.

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Batman Is Riled (2) - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: Batman's utility belt is normal in the beginning, but suddenly has a triple sized compartment when Batman goes to get up on the catwalk with his rope.

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Surf's Up! Joker's Under! - S3-E10

Revealing mistake: When the Dynamic Duo are locked in the board blanks, you see the jets where the smoke and flame come out.

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Surf's Up! Joker's Under! - S3-E10

Audio problem: As Batman and Robin bust through the window, you hear glass breaking, but there's no evidence of glass anywhere.

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Dizzonner the Penguin (2) - S2-E18

Other mistake: In the fight in Convention Hall, when the goons surround Batman, watch the one on the front left. He's punching over and down, yet he's hitting nothing.

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Dizzonner the Penguin (2) - S2-E18

Other mistake: Batman throws himself into acid. Counting on acid-proof suits, Batman comes out unscathed, but his ropes didn't get burned off until he dipped the back into the acid. Also, even though he covered his face a moment, he came out with his face exposed, and undamaged, when it should have been burned.

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Dizzonner the Penguin (2) - S2-E18

Continuity mistake: In the beginning, Batman and Robin's side of the scales are lowering them down. At one point, it isn't moving.

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Hizzonner the Penguin (1) - S2-E17

Continuity mistake: At the end of the episode, the pointer on the scales alternates from pointing between "AGONY" and "K.O." to pointing between "CLOSE" and "AGONY" and back again.

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A Riddling Controversy (2) - S2-E46

Continuity mistake: In the park at the statue base, Batman uses a knife to open the telegram. As he reads, the knife is pointed up, and a moment later, it's down.

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A Riddling Controversy (2) - S2-E46

Revealing mistake: When Batman and Robin use their jets to get out of the quicksand, as they fly up, you can see the wires used to pull them up.

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The Joker's Provokers (2) - S2-E22

Revealing mistake: When Alfred talks to his twin Egbert, as they face each other, you can plainly see the line dividing the screen so that Alan Napier can play both parts.

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An Egg Grows in Gotham (1) - S2-E13

Revealing mistake: A lot of the time, especially in close ups, you can see the line between the bald dome wig and Vincent Price's real skin, as well as the different coloring of skin.

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Show generally

Continuity mistake: When the Batmobile comes in, there's a turntable it parks on to turn it around. Sometimes it's seen for a moment as Batman and Robin get in, but then it's suddenly gone with no evidence of its existence a moment later.

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The Thirteenth Hat (1) - S1-E13

Visible crew/equipment: As Gordon goes to the Batphone to alert Batman, the shadow of the camera covers most of him for about a full three to four seconds.

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The Funny Feline Felonies (1) - S3-E16

Factual error: When Batgirl checks Batman's pulse, she states that his pulse is "three beats per minute." However, she only holds Batman's wrist for two seconds. There is no way she could have determined that pulse rate in so short a time. It is unlikely she could have detected even one heartbeat at that rate in two seconds.

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The Duo Is Slumming (2) - S2-E32

Other mistake: While Batman and Robin are ascending in the balloon, Robin picks up a chewed piece of gum, and stops the altimeter just before 20,000 feet. After that, Robin wondered how to get down. Beside Batman's head is the handle of the cord that would have started to let the air out, and started dropping them down.

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Batman Displays His Knowledge (2) - S2-E50

Continuity mistake: When Batman and Robin are trying to escape from the giant coffee cup at the beginning of this episode, spots of moisture keep appearing and disappearing on Batman's costume.

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The Contaminated Cowl (1) - S2-E35

Continuity mistake: After the Mad Hatter's spray turns Batman's cowl pink, Batman and Robin are shown in the Batmobile, headed back to the Batcave. The stock shot shows Batman wearing his regular blue cowl while inside the car. Once they get to the Batcave, Batman's cowl is pink again.

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Ma Parker (2) - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: When Batman is strapped into the electric chair, his utility belt is the standard flat-front, blank, yellow boxes. Once Batman breaks the wire loose to send a message, there is a large, black and yellow button attached to the the right front of the belt.

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The Funny Feline Felonies (1) - S3-E16

Continuity mistake: When Catwoman shoots the bullet into Commissioner Gordon's office, about a quarter-inch of the bullet remains exposed. However, when Batman goes to pull it from the wall, about four times as much of the bullet is now exposed.

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Penguin's Clean Sweep - S3-E20

Continuity mistake: After Batman has captured the last fruit fly, he goes to put the vial away in his utility belt. In the close up shot, his hands move toward the left side of the belt. The shot changes to a long view and his hands are now instantly coming up from the right side of his belt.

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The Bookworm Turns (1) - S1-E29

Revealing mistake: At about the 6:40 mark into the episode, The Bookworm puts an explosive device in the Batmobile which is detected automatically. Batman pushes the auto eject to throw it out of the car. As the special effects prop explodes, you can see the rope it is hanging from as it swings to the side.

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terry s

The Joker's Provokers (2) - S2-E22

Factual error: During the fight to regain his box, the Joker picks up an orange colored deep well drill bit to hit Batman. First, such a device has sufficient weight that one regular man couldn't lift it easily, let alone swing it. Second, the drill bit wouldn't be lying around in the water works guard office.

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The Great Escape (1) - S3-E21

Audio problem: When the camera shows the flames of the exhaust, the accompanying sound is wrong. The turbine starting up was played when the flames were seen, instead of the roaring sound effect.

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The Joker's Flying Saucer - S3-E24

Plot hole: A time bomb is placed under the dashboard of the Batmobile and goes off inside the batcave. Much of the batcave is ruined, including fallen I-Beams, but the Batmobile has no damage to it even though the bomb was planted in it.

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terry s

The Joker's Flying Saucer - S3-E24

Revealing mistake: Just before the final fight scene, Alfred hits his head on the door of the spacecraft while exiting, kind of like the Storm Trooper in Star Wars, reacts for a second and then keeps going on with the scene as if nothing happened.

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The 1966 T.V. Batmobile was created from a decade-old "concept show car" designed and built in 1955 by Ford's Lincoln Division. It was called the Lincoln Futura, and was originally a pearlescent pale green. After several years on the car show rounds (and an appearance in one movie, repainted red), it was sold for $1 to George Barris who stored it outdoors for 6 years. When FOX called looking for Barris to build a car for the show, they gave him 3 weeks, so he grabbed this already-weird looking car he had out back, sketched a few changes and passed the physical work to Bill Cushenberry. It was finished on time and the rest is history.

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