BATMAN MONTH: JULY 2012
BATMAN BEARD COUNT: 10, 11, 12, 13
As determined in yesterday's Organ Grinder post, Tim Burton's Batman films each featured only one bearded character with a speaking role. The rest were basically reduced to mute criminals and creeper extras. In Batman Returns, we get four bearded extras.
Extra Beard #1
This guy, possibly Donald Sutherland's brother, is first discovered creeping up behind Christopher Walken:
He is later found creeping up on a man-hole (gross) to be one of the first to greet the Penguin as he makes his triumphant entrance above the Gotham City sewers:
EXTRA BEARD #2
Yet another bearded creeper setting his sights on Walken:
EXTRA BEARD #3
This dude is using the power of the beard to be an absolute gentleman to his lady. I bet he bought her an ice cream cone and everything.
EXTRA BEARD #4
Last but certainly not least, we have an old dude who used the power of the Extra Beard to prevent Batman from committing vehicular manslaughter on an old woman. Sure, on the surface, it looks like the Batmobile stopped after Batman disrupted the Penguin's remote control device. But who steps around the corner at the exact moment the Batmobile comes to a screeching hault? This guy: