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The Puzzler

Maurice Evans as The Puzzler

The Puzzler, sends challenging puzzles to the dynamic duo in order to outwit them. The Puzzler is very similar to the Riddler.

Maurice Evans

Date of Birth: 3 June 1901, Dorchester, Dorset, England, UK more

Date of Death: 12 March 1989, Rottingdean, East Sussex, England, UK.

Alan Napier – “American’s call him Maurice Evans, ‘Maurice’ but in England we call him ‘Morris.’ His costume was marvelous; it made him look like an old aunty. I played with Maurice about sixty years ago at the Old Vic in Richard II, in which he really made his name.”


The Puzzler episodes (#65/#66) were originally called “A Penny for your Riddles/They’re Worth a Lot More.” The script was made for the Riddler, but when Frank Gorshin no longer wanted to play the part, the writers changed it into a Puzzler story.