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{{Infobox Episode
 
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| airdate= September 19, 2019 (Boomerang.com)
 
| airdate= September 19, 2019 (Boomerang.com)
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'''''What a Night, for the Dark Knight!''''' is the thirteenth episode of [[Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? season 1|season 1]] of ''[[Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?]]''
 
'''''What a Night, for the Dark Knight!''''' is the thirteenth episode of [[Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? season 1|season 1]] of ''[[Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?]]''
   
 
==Premise==
 
==Premise==
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[[Mystery Inc.|The gang]] visit [[Daphne Blake|Daphne]]'s [[Alfred Pennyworth|"Uncle Alfie"]] at [[Wayne Manor]], only to find him missing. They are then targeted by the [[Batman]].
   
 
==Synopsis==
 
==Synopsis==
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'''Supporting characters:'''
 
'''Supporting characters:'''
 
* [[Batman]]
 
* [[Batman]]
* [[Alfred Pennyworth]]
 
   
 
'''Villains:'''
 
'''Villains:'''
 
* [[Man-Bat]] {{Green|Joker's disguise}}
 
* [[Man-Bat]] {{Green|Joker's disguise}}
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* Real Man-Bat {{Green|first animated appearance}}{{NL}}{{Cameo}}
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* [[Kirk Langstrom|Dr. Kirk Langstrom]] {{Green|first animated appearance}}{{Redeemed}}
 
* [[Joker]]
 
* [[Joker]]
   
 
'''Other characters:'''
 
'''Other characters:'''
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* [[Alfred Pennyworth]] {{Only}}
 
* Guard {{Only}}
 
* Guard {{Only}}
* [[Kirk Langstrom|Dr. Kirk Langstrom]]
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* [[Ventriloquist]] {{Cameo}}{{NL}}
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* [[Poison Ivy]] {{Cameo}}{{NL}}
   
 
==Locations==
 
==Locations==
 
* [[Gotham City]]
 
* [[Gotham City]]
 
** [[Wayne Manor]]
 
** [[Wayne Manor]]
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** [[Miller & Frank Department Store]]
 
** [[Arkham Asylum]]
 
** [[Arkham Asylum]]
   
 
==Objects==
 
==Objects==
* TBA
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* [[Valentine Tears No. 5]]
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* [[Utility belt]]
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* [[Batarang]]s
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* [[Scarface]] puppet
   
 
==Vehicles==
 
==Vehicles==
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! Motive/reason
 
! Motive/reason
 
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| Suspect
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| [[Kirk Langstrom|Dr. Kirk Langstrom]]
| Motive/reason
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| He is the real Man-Bat.
 
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| [[Joker]] as the [[Man-Bat]]
 
| [[Joker]] as the [[Man-Bat]]
| Motive/reason
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| To rob [[Bruce Wayne]]'s bank account.
 
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! [[Mark Hamill (actor)|Mark Hamill]]
 
! [[Mark Hamill (actor)|Mark Hamill]]
 
| [[Joker]]
 
| [[Joker]]
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|-
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! [[Steven Weber]]
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| [[Alfred Pennyworth]]
 
|}
 
|}
   
 
==Notes/trivia==
 
==Notes/trivia==
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* This was directed as the first episode of the series, which set the tone for what was to follow.<ref>TheAtomicLight (March 27, 2020). [https://scoobydoo.fandom.com/wiki/User_blog:TheAtomicLight/An_Interview_With..._Chris_Bailey "An Interview With... Chris Bailey"]. ''Scoobypedia''. Retrieved March 27, 2019.</ref>
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* [[Shaggy Rogers|Shaggy]] announces the celebrity guest in the title card. He refers to Batman as "the Batman."
 
* The episode title is an allusion to the ''[[Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!]]'' episode {{WAY101}}.
 
* The episode title is an allusion to the ''[[Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!]]'' episode {{WAY101}}.
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* This episode has been advertised as the season one finale, even though twenty-six episodes were produced in total.
 
* [[Kevin Conroy]] and [[Mark Hamill (actor)|Mark Hamill]] reprise their roles from such series such as ''Batman: The Animated Series'' and ''Justice League Action''.
 
* [[Kevin Conroy]] and [[Mark Hamill (actor)|Mark Hamill]] reprise their roles from such series such as ''Batman: The Animated Series'' and ''Justice League Action''.
* On September 9, 2019, Italian news site ''Angenzia Ansa'' revealed the title of the episode, the Joker's inclusion, and who the culprit behind the monster is.
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* [[Steven Weber]] previously voiced Alfred in the DTVs ''Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders'' and ''Batman Vs Two Face'', based on the Batman 1966 TV series, starring [[Adam West]] as Batman.
* Scooby-Doo bouncing through the air and beating on the Man-Bat before knocking him down is a reference to the ''Scooby-Doo, Where Are You'' episode {{WAY107}}, when Scooby did the same thing to the [[Ape Man (Never Ape an Ape Man)|Ape Man]].
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* On September 9, 2019, Italian news site ''Angenzia Ansa'' revealed the title of the episode, the Joker's inclusion, and him being the culprit of dressing up as Man-Bat.
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* Fred being pulled into a wall, and Scooby-Doo bouncing through the air and beating on the Man-Bat before knocking him down are references to the ''Scooby-Doo, Where Are You'' episode {{WAY107}}, when Fred was fell into a trick library wall, and Scooby attacking the [[Ape Man (Never Ape an Ape Man)|Ape Man]], respectively.
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* This is the first time [[Bruce Wayne]] has appeared in a ''Scooby-Doo'' cartoon, thus revealing Batman's identity in ''Scooby-Doo'' canon.
   
 
===Miscellaneous===
 
===Miscellaneous===
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===Cultural references===
 
===Cultural references===
* None known.
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* In 1970s [[DC Comics]], [[Alfred Pennyworth]] had a niece called Daphne Pennyworth.
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* [[Miller & Frank Department Store]] is named after comic book writer Frank Miller, known for the miniseries ''The Dark Knight Returns'' and to the ''Year One'' arc in the ''Batman'' ongoing.
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* The music playing during the title card, and at a few other points during the episode, recalls the Neal Hefti theme to the 1960s Batman TV series.
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* While listening to Batman's hold music, Shaggy and Scooby dance to it in the style of "''The Batusi''" from the 1960s Batman TV series.
   
 
===Animation mistakes and/or technical glitches===
 
===Animation mistakes and/or technical glitches===
* None known.
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* When she was kidnapped by Man-Bat, Velma had lost her glasses, which are subsequently picked up by Shaggy.  But when later found by Batman, she is wearing them again.
   
 
===Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/oddities===
 
===Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/oddities===
* None known.
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* When the fake Man-Bat attacks Alfred, there is no sight of the Joker's wires.  But Velma does mention in her mystery explanation that he also used some "controlled gliding"
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* How did the Joker know Shaggy's name if they just met?
   
 
==Quotes==
 
==Quotes==
 
{{Quotes
 
{{Quotes
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|'''Shaggy:''' One of these days, Scoob, I'm gonna to have to teach Freddie the meaning of sarcasm.<br>
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'''Scooby:''' Yeah. ''(long pause)'' What's sarcasm?
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|'''Daphne:''' Boy. This place sure gives new meaning to haunt couture. (Blank looks) It's a fashion joke.
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|'''Batman:''' (Answering phone in the Batmobile) Who is this?<Br/>
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'''Velma:''' Hey Batman, it's me Velma. Velma Dinkley.<Br/>
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'''Batman:''' How did you get this number?<Br/>
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'''Velma:''' Oh, I hacked it off your utility belt when you were threatening Shaggy and Scooby earlier.
 
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==References==
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{{Reflist}}
   
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

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What a Night, for the Dark Knight! is the thirteenth episode of season 1 of Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?

PremiseEdit

The gang visit Daphne's "Uncle Alfie" at Wayne Manor, only to find him missing. They are then targeted by the Batman.

SynopsisEdit

Insert details here.

CharactersEdit

Main characters:

Supporting characters:

Villains:

Other characters:

LocationsEdit

ObjectsEdit

VehiclesEdit

SuspectsEdit

Suspect Motive/reason
Dr. Kirk Langstrom He is the real Man-Bat.

CulpritsEdit

Culprit Motive/reason
Joker as the Man-Bat To rob Bruce Wayne's bank account.

CastEdit

Frank Welker Scooby-Doo
Fred Jones
Matthew Lillard Shaggy Rogers
Grey Griffin Daphne Blake
Kate Micucci Velma Dinkley
Kevin Conroy Batman
Mark Hamill Joker
Steven Weber Alfred Pennyworth

Notes/triviaEdit

  • This was directed as the first episode of the series, which set the tone for what was to follow.[1]
  • Shaggy announces the celebrity guest in the title card. He refers to Batman as "the Batman."
  • The episode title is an allusion to the Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! episode What a Night for a Knight.
  • This episode has been advertised as the season one finale, even though twenty-six episodes were produced in total.
  • Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill reprise their roles from such series such as Batman: The Animated Series and Justice League Action.
  • Steven Weber previously voiced Alfred in the DTVs Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders and Batman Vs Two Face, based on the Batman 1966 TV series, starring Adam West as Batman.
  • On September 9, 2019, Italian news site Angenzia Ansa revealed the title of the episode, the Joker's inclusion, and him being the culprit of dressing up as Man-Bat.
  • Fred being pulled into a wall, and Scooby-Doo bouncing through the air and beating on the Man-Bat before knocking him down are references to the Scooby-Doo, Where Are You episode Never Ape an Ape Man, when Fred was fell into a trick library wall, and Scooby attacking the Ape Man, respectively.
  • This is the first time Bruce Wayne has appeared in a Scooby-Doo cartoon, thus revealing Batman's identity in Scooby-Doo canon.

MiscellaneousEdit

Cultural referencesEdit

  • In 1970s DC Comics, Alfred Pennyworth had a niece called Daphne Pennyworth.
  • Miller & Frank Department Store is named after comic book writer Frank Miller, known for the miniseries The Dark Knight Returns and to the Year One arc in the Batman ongoing.
  • The music playing during the title card, and at a few other points during the episode, recalls the Neal Hefti theme to the 1960s Batman TV series.
  • While listening to Batman's hold music, Shaggy and Scooby dance to it in the style of "The Batusi" from the 1960s Batman TV series.

Animation mistakes and/or technical glitchesEdit

  • When she was kidnapped by Man-Bat, Velma had lost her glasses, which are subsequently picked up by Shaggy.  But when later found by Batman, she is wearing them again.

Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/odditiesEdit

  • When the fake Man-Bat attacks Alfred, there is no sight of the Joker's wires.  But Velma does mention in her mystery explanation that he also used some "controlled gliding"
  • How did the Joker know Shaggy's name if they just met?

QuotesEdit

Shaggy: One of these days, Scoob, I'm gonna to have to teach Freddie the meaning of sarcasm.
Scooby: Yeah. (long pause) What's sarcasm?


Daphne: Boy. This place sure gives new meaning to haunt couture. (Blank looks) It's a fashion joke.


Batman: (Answering phone in the Batmobile) Who is this?
Velma: Hey Batman, it's me Velma. Velma Dinkley.
Batman: How did you get this number?
Velma: Oh, I hacked it off your utility belt when you were threatening Shaggy and Scooby earlier.

ReferencesEdit

  1. TheAtomicLight (March 27, 2020). "An Interview With... Chris Bailey". Scoobypedia. Retrieved March 27, 2019.

External linksEdit

  • TBA
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