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Batman Riddles

Everyone loves a good old Batman riddle. Riddle for our Batman Riddles.


See some Batman riddles that you want to check out around this time of the year:

  • When does a Boy Wonder rhyme with bubble? When he's double
  • Who rules the ring, no prince, king or raja; look for a clue on the walls of Kafaja Riddler wants to control the prizefighting ring
  • I know a bank where the wild time blows, inside out the puzzle goes Points to Artemus Knab (bank backwards)
  • Why was Flo Zigfield like a nearsighted man? Because they both put on spectacles (Harold Lloyd)
  • A glove.
  • What's most alluring when it's lowest or highest; when it's in the air or in a hole; when it's served you yet you can't touch it? an enchanting ace (introduction to Siren)
  • How canst thou keep a rooster from crowing on Sabbath morn? By killing him on a Saturday night?
  • When is an eagle's nest blest best? Nest Eggs; Anthony Aquila, the Latin American dictator
  • How do you make a dishonest shortcake Lieberry shortcake (corrupted version of 'library')
  • Why is silk like grass? You measure both by the yard
  • When is the top of a mountain like a saving's account? when it peaks one's interest
  • When is a man a stupid relative? When he's a mannequin (a dummy)
  • What letter is ne'er received in the alphabet? The letter you put in the mailbox
  • What do many boats, shovels, laundries, whistles, and hot showers have in common? steam
  • Mr. Van Jones, why are you like a clock at midnight? Because both of your hands are going straight up, right now
  • Did you hear what the maid said when the duchess asked if she'd given the goldfish fresh water that morning? (Joker) No your highness, he hasn't yet used what he had yesterday
  • When is a new car considered to be seedy? When it's a lemon
  • What is it that travels on all fours in the morning, on two legs at noon, and three at twilight? Man
  • What eats crow, yells uncle, and tosses sponges? a loser
  • When is a person like a piece of wood? When it's a ruler.
  • What kind of machine has ears? A train, it has engineers
  • When is the top of a mountain like a saving's account? When it peaks one's interest.
  • If we had our choice of laps to sit on, which would we choose? Kid Gulliver's temporary lapse of memory
  • What suit of cards lays eggs? one that's chicken hearted (calling Batman a coward)
  • What do bells, curtains, twins and hair have in common? bells ring out, curtains ring down, twins are perfect ringers, hair comes in ringlets
  • Why is a woman in love like a welder? They both carry a torch (solved next episode)
  • We're five little items of an everyday sort; you'll find us all in 'a tennis court'. Vowels.
  • What kind of pins are used in soup? Terrapins
  • Why is an orange like a bell? Because they both must be peeled
  • What do you throw away that keeps returning? a boomerang
  • I have billions of eyes, yet I live in darkness. I have millions of ears, yet only four lobes. I have no muscle, yet I rule two hemispheres. What am I? The human brain.
  • What is black & white and red all over? Book
  • When is a floor like a puzzle? (the floor under the duo breaks apart)
  • How much dirt is in a hole 3 acres square and 200 feet deep? None, because it's a hole
  • An aviator was carrying his clothes home from the cleaners when it began to rain. How didst he protect them? He put them inside the hangers
  • What room can no one enter? Mushroom
  • What is the beginning of eternity, the end of time and space, the beginning of every end and the end of every race? The Letter E (no answer given on show)
  • What is it that no man wants to have but no man wants to lose? A lawsuit.
  • When is the time of a clock like the whistle of a train? When it's two to two.
  • What do you throw away that keeps returning? A boomerang.
  • The more you take away, the larger it grows. What is it? A hole
  • When is a Jet Stream like a Daffodil? (unanswered)
  • What is it that's always coming but never arrives? Tomorrow
  • What does a turkey do when he flies upside down? He gobbles up
  • When does a painter use a trigger instead of a brush? when he's a stickup artist
  • Why is an orange like a bell? Because they both need to be peeled.
  • What has 4 legs, runs day and night, but never gets anywhere? The Famous Lion Fountains at the museum
  • Why is an old collar button like an old pile of burning automobile tires? (Batman) Because they both choke! (Robin)
  • What has neither nails or bones, but has four fingers and a thumb?
  • What is it that travels on all fours in the morning, on two legs at noon, and three at twilight? Man.
  • Why is a quarrel like a bargain? (Molly) It takes two to make it
  • What is Joan of Arc made of? Maid of Orleans.
  • When's a donkey spelled with one letter? (Robin) When it's "U"
  • What belongs to you, but is used by others? Your name.
  • When is a man drowned, but still not wet? When he's trapped in quicksand
  • Why is a musician's bandstand like an oven? Because that's where he makes his bread
  • What people are always in a hurry? Russians
  • Why is a woman in love like a welder? They both carry a torch.
  • What squeals louder than a caught rat? (Batman) Several caught rats
  • How do you stop a dog from barking in July? (Joker's moll) Shoot him in June
  • (Clue is in a crossword puzzle in the Gotham City Herald) a Basin Street Hotel Banquet, or a "Bank Wet" at the Gotham City Bank, it's flooded
  • Why is silk like grass? They are both sold by the yard.
  • What kind of men are always above board? Chessmen.
  • When does a painter use a trigger instead of a brush? When he's a stick up artist.
  • What goes up white and comes down yellow and white? An egg.
  • What won't run long without winding? a river
  • When is a person like a piece of wood? When he's a ruler
  • What are the chilliest 12 inches in the world? cold feet
  • What has branches and leaves and no bark? A library.
  • The more you take away from it the larger it grows, what is it? A hole.
  • Any aggressor should beware his successor rhymes with Mushy Nebuchadnezzer
  • What are more mink skins used for than anything else? (Joker) to hold minks together
  • What is always on its way here, but never arrives? Tomorrow.
  • What is Joan of Arc made of? Maid of Orleans
  • Why is a musician's bandstand like an oven? Because that's where he makes his bread.
  • What won't run long without winding? A river.
  • Why does a cowboy wear a tight belt? To hold up his pants
  • What is the beginning of eternity, the end of time and space, the beginning of every end and the end of every race? The letter 'E'.
  • How many sides has a circle? Two. The inside and the outside.
  • How do you divide seventeen apples among sixteen people? Make applesauce
  • When is a prizefight like a beautiful lady? when it's a knockout
  • What has yellow skin and writes? A ballpoint banana
  • What has neither flesh, bone, nor nail yet has 4 fingers and a thumb? A Glove
  • When is a prizefight like a beautiful lady? When it's a knockout.
  • What do you find in a kitchen cabinet that is not alive? Deadpans
  • What's black & white and full of fuzz? Squad Car
  • How many sides has a circle? Two, inside and outside
  • What goes up white and comes down yellow and white? An egg
  • There are three men in a boat with four cigarettes but no matches. How do they manage to smoke? They threw a cigarette overboard, and made the boat a cigarette lighter.
  • Why is a bear like a fallen tree? A bear lumbers and a fallen tree becomes lumber
  • Which president wears the largest hat? The one with the biggest head.
  • When is a bonnet not a bonnet? When it becomes a young woman
  • What people are always in a hurry? Russians.
  • There are three men in a boat with four cigarettes but no matches. How do they manage to smoke? They throw one cigarette overboard and made the boat a cigarette lighter
  • What weighs six ounces, sits in a tree, and is very dangerous? A sparrow with a machine gun
  • What's looser that a thread, a fish, flying ribbons? A woman's tongue
  • When is the time of a clock like the whistle of a train? When it's two to two
  • What have the following in common - hemming, basting, pearling, and tagging? needlework
  • What has branches and leaves and no bark? Library
  • Did you hear about the kid who wanted to sell his dog for $50,000? (Joker) He got his price, traded it for 2 $25,000 cats but you can't make a deal like that for the Maharaja because we've got enough cat's already
  • What kind of men are always above board? Chessmen
  • What is it that no man wants to have but no man wants to lose? A lawsuit