Gotta Watch: Superhero run-ins with the police
This 'Batman' was arrested in Bar Harbor, Maine.
April 3rd, 2012
11:27 AM ET

Gotta Watch: Superhero run-ins with the police

Batman and Spider-Man have loads of fans around the world — just check out your local movie theater and comic book store. But when fans dress up as their favorite characters or try to pull off the same stunts, life doesn’t always imitate art. You’ve Gotta Watch these moments when "superheroes" get into legal trouble.

‘Bar Harbor Batman’ arrested

A man from Bar Harbor, Maine, who often dresses up as Batman made an April Fools’ Day Facebook post on his Batman page. He joked about blowing up a hospital, which police didn’t find so funny. Hear his explanation of the situation and how he’s making changes now.

‘Route 29 Batman’ pulled over

This Maryland Batman posted a bat symbol instead of the legal tags on his Lamborghini “Batmobile.” Police pulled over the man as he was on his way to a hospital to cheer up children in his Batman costume. They seemed to get a kick out of his getup. See what they said to each other over the radio.

'French Spiderman' arrested

Alain Robert, the man dubbed the “French Spiderman,” is famous for scaling skyscrapers around the world with no harness. Here you can watch him climb a 57-story tower in Sydney. Unfortunately, the Australian police weren’t amused by the stunt.

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  1. Nafisa

    I loved this, it is bittersweet ineedd. My eldest girl is 11 and off to secondary in Sept. We both have razors in the bathroom now and bras are most definitely imminent! I miss what she was with all my heart but so proud of what she is and what she's becoming. So strange

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