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Nerdist Presents: Batman’s Parents Aren’t Dead

A little birdie may have told you that we here at Nerdist have a new one-off comedy sketch series called Nerdist Presents. A little birdie is telling you right now that you’ve found our very first installment! I’m a little bird.

If you like Batman and you like giggling, you’ll probably get a kick out of Batman’s Parents Aren’t Dead. Written by The Thrilling Adventure Hour‘s Ben Acker & Ben Blacker from a story by Nerdist’s Ben Mekler & Andrew Bowser, and featuring members of the Workjuice Players including Mark Gagliardi as Bruce Wayne, Marc Evan Jackson as Thomas Wayne, Paget Brewster as Martha Wayne, and John Ennis as Alfred, you know you’re in sufficiently awesome Bat-hands.

So pull up a chair, watch Batman flip out, and let us know in the comments below what you’d do if you were in the Caped Crusader’s Bat-shoes!

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  1. mecca says:

    well that handled the situation…… 

    bill cosby doesn’t care about black people

  2. Some of my favorite Work Juice Players!  I love it!  “I think if you check, we’re not dead”.

  3. Sophia says:

    This is just soo hilarious!!!!!Love when they said: “Mob stuff mostly. You know, the ushe.” XD

  4. Sophia says:

    This is soo funny. “Mob stuff mostly.” XD

  5. kristy says:

    Ugh the video won’t work on any of my computers

  6. Yvonne says:

    Oh I loved that so much!!! 

  7. Jenny says:

    That was awesome!!!

  8. fer says:

    I can’t see it, it wont stop buffering. Is there a chance that you post it on youbtube?

  9. Cass says:

    I kinda hope Mr and Mrs Wayne cheated death at the hands of Alfred. I would love to see another episode of Batman being harangued by his parents. Funny stuff!

  10. mikedudez says:

    the ending was the best

  11. Ingrid says:

    “Of course it is.” Can’t stop laughing. This is great and Paget Brewster was just awesome!

  12. Allie says:

    “Mob stuff mostly. You know, the ushe.”

  13. Charles says:

    This made my day! And I especially love that it stars my favorite WJ Players. 

  14. Mark Gagliardi is great, no disrespect, but shouldn’t Hal Lublin be Batman?

  15. Ryan O'Regan says:


  16. The very end is the best part. GHOSTS!