1949 - Episode Fifteen
"Batman Victorious"

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The noose tightens around the Wizard as he tries to maintain his invisibility as the police dragnet surrounds him.  Will Batman catch him?  Who will save Vicki Vale?  And how is Carter still involved in all this?

John and writer Jim Beard discuss the 15th and final episode of the 1949 Batman movie serial.  In it, they discuss the terrible ending, the more organized Batman, and the uselessness of Vicki Vale.

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Direct download: Batcave_-_Batman_1949_-_Chaoter_15_-_Batman_Victorious.mp3
Category:1940s Serials -- posted at: 1:46pm EST

1949 - Episode Fourteen
"Batman Vs. Wizard"

The Wizard's next target is Jim Gordon, but he also takes out a few others along the way.

John and writer Jim Beard discuss the 14th episode of the 1949 movie serial.  In it, they discuss how wrong Jim got the identity of the Wizard, the red herrings that abound in the story, and the science of the invisibilty for the Wizard.

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Direct download: Batcave_-_Batman_1949_-_Chapter_14_-_Batman_Vs_Wizard.mp3
Category:1940s Serials -- posted at: 12:01am EST

"Return of the Pharaoh"
Aired: December 18/25, 1976

The Pharaoh returns and wants to trap the Voltage Vixens in King Tut's tomb! 

This time around, John and Kevin Elddrige of The Flopcast discuss the lack of real plot in this episode, American ingenuity, and the premiere of the Wilfred Brimley Podcast.  Take a listen and let us know what you think by writing us here or at thebatcavepodcast@gmail.com.


1949 - Episode Thirteen
"The Wizard's Challenge"

The Wizard develops an invisibility field that makes him impossible to stop!

John and writer Jim Beard discuss the 13th episode of the 1949 movie serial.  In it, they discuss the oddness of adding invisibilty to the story, the themes to both movie serials, and the goofy, but charming cliffhanger.

It's all here and we want to hear what you think.  Comment here or write us at thebatcavepodcast@gmail.com.

Direct download: Batcave_-_Batman_49_-_Chapter_13_-_The_Wizards_Challenge.mp3
Category:1940s Serials -- posted at: 12:01am EST

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