|Directed by:||Brandon Vietti|
|Written by:||Stan Berkowitz|
|Original Airdate:||February 17, 2007|
"Riddler's Revenge" is the tenth episode of the fourth season of The Batman.
The episode starts in a cargo boat, where the Riddler, along with his thugs, have kidnapped Chuck Gorman, a business man who, according to the Riddler, was the cause of making him a criminal. Batman frees Chuck and fights them. While they're fighting, Chuck Gorman escapes with a small boat and steals the Riddler's stick, making the cargo boat explode. Batman and the Riddler hide in a container to save theirself, and the container falls under the sea. Robin is searching them...
Under the sea, the Riddler explains his origins, and explains Batman that he was a fundanental component to create what Gotham calls the criminal mastermind Riddler. Since a kid, Edward Nygma, his real identity, loved to make puzzles, hard builds and other games, while his father was addicted to baseball. When he grows up, he decides to try harder with his genious abilities, from solving a rubik cube to stealing an expensive diamond. In his early 20s, Edward is in the laboratoires of his high school, and he's creating a device, along with her friend Julie, that can make people who use it understand better, learning a new language in five minutes and so on.
At the presentation of his creation, along with Julie and Chuck Gorman, a guy who Edward hates, the project fails and the tester of the project falls off with his brain freezed. Edward decides to take revenge on Chuck Gorman, in fact, for Nygma he was the guy who hacked his device, and tries to kill him with almost impossible riddles. Batman comes and saves him. Edward then became Riddler. After narrating his origin, him and Batman manages to escape from the container, but the Riddler escapes with his thugs.
Batman and Robin found him in his old high school, trying to kill Julie, who hacked the device because she understood that Edward was a maniac and nothing else. After stopping the Riddler, Batman will ask to Julie: "When is the villain...Not the villain?" And the police will arrest the criminals, while the Riddler will remain with a broken heart,
Voice Cast and CharactersEdit
- Rino Romano as Bruce Wayne/The Batman
- Evan Sabara as Dick Grayson/Robin
- Robert Englund as Edward Nigma/The Riddler
- Brooke Shields as Julie
- Bob Guntman as Chuck Gorman
- Daryl Sabara as Harris
- Lex Lang as Riddleman #1
- Despite being the ninth and tenth episodes of season four, "Seconds" and "Riddler's Revenge" were first broadcast before the eighth episode "Two of a Kind".
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