Watch: Funny 'TDKR' Parody of 'Batman Smells' from Dan Eckman

July 12, 2012
Source: Funny or Die

Batman Smells Parody

"Jingle bells. Batman smells. Robin laid an egg." Everyone knows that classic "children's parody rhyme" involving Batman's smelly ways. What if, instead of all the comics, Christopher Nolan's Batman series was based on that rhyme as the source? Our friends behind Derrick Comedy—director Dan Eckman, producer Meggie McFadden and DC Pierson—put together this parody trailer for Funny or Die that obviously plays on the current popularity of The Dark Knight Rises, but mixed with the "Batman smells" rhyme. It's short, funny, and will hopefully bring a smile to your face with all the more serious Batman buzz at the moment.

"Christopher Nolan picked some unusual source material for the final Dark Knight movie." Here's the video:

Eight years after The Dark Knight, the terrorist leader Bane arrives in Gotham City, pushing it and its police force to the limits, forcing its former hero Batman to resurface after taking the fall for Harvey Dent.

The Dark Knight Rises is once again directed by Oscar nominated British filmmaker Christopher Nolan, of Following, Memento, Insomnia, Batman Begins, The Prestige, The Dark Knight and Inception previously. The script was co-written by Christopher & Jonathan Nolan (The Prestige, The Dark Knight), from a story by Chris Nolan & David S. Goyer (of Batman Begins, The Dark Knight). Warner Bros is bringing The Dark Knight Rises to regular and IMAX theaters everywhere on July 20th later this month. The Legend Ends…

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Reader Feedback - 13 Comments


wheres donald glover using his batman voice

Stevie Winkle on Jul 12, 2012


That was lame...

BinaryChaos on Jul 12, 2012


Not as funny as this 60s Robin parody:

Mithun Divakaran on Jul 12, 2012


Not funny in the least...and I have a pretty open mind,too.

GRIBBLE on Jul 13, 2012


Agree. I wasn't even smiling.

Danny on Jul 13, 2012


Utter rubbish, stopped as soon as possible. TDKR is becoming a licence for fan made crap, just stop for a moment and think about what you are doing before making rubbish like this.

Steven on Jul 13, 2012


wow Alex, U found this funny ?? Come on buddy, love your site, but how can I trust your reviews when U find something like this funny !!!

Tester on Jul 13, 2012


So die it is...since is not funny

Nuno Lopes on Jul 13, 2012


So fucking lame. Who the hell ever heard "the joker took ballet"? The joker "got away" dipshit

ryan on Jul 13, 2012


This was not funny. Boring and unoriginal.

Brian Sleider on Jul 13, 2012


This was not funny. Boring and unoriginal. ...wait

TOONFED on Jul 13, 2012


This was abosultely terrible. Thanks for wasting a minute of my life

Mitchell Dykstra on Jul 13, 2012


i really want to kick the guy's ass who created this and thought it was funny!

xavier ramos on Jul 13, 2012

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