Batman Classic TV Show
60's original series starring Adam West and Burt Ward as Batman and Robin who battle to fight crime in Gotham City in extremely snug tights.
Batman Fan Tributes5 Woman Izer from Bangkok: I love bat men dey is da bomb.
4 jacqui c-w from bournemouth: where would gotham city be without the dinamic duo? Batman & Robin were true superheroes, not only did they fight those dastardly villains but they also stood up for what was right and moral. I loved the batmobile and now wonder why there was never any traffic on the road outside the bat cave and no one ever saw it coming out had a great speed! loved it and glad it was part of my childhood.
3 Joe Posner from San Jacinto, CA: In the 60s, I was a huge "Batman" fan, like everybody else.
One afternoon at Palos Verdes High School, the word spread that they were shooting a "Bat:man" feature film nearby. The school sizzled with excitement.
Around 3:30 p.m., school let out and I was thrilled to see the actual Batmobile parked out front, with Batman and Robin in it!
As my classmates and I got closer, we saw that they weren't Adam West and Burt Ward but rather their stunt doubles. "Robin" was actually some 40 year old stuntman. Very disappointing!
Looking back, from a perspective of 40 years, it all seems rather memorable now.
2 Tiffany Congrove from West Virginia: Batman has to be my favorite superhero! Ever since I was a little kid. I've seen most animated movies, as well as real live movies of Batman. All the movies are awesome! You rock Batman!
1 Allen Forster from Cornwall GB: I loved Batman and Robin as a child and remember around 1965 all the capow, zab and holy mackerel when the good guys were surrounded and knocked out but recovered to save Gotham City from such villains as The Riddler, The Joker, Catwoman (who nearly managed to seduce Batman) and The Penguin. And remember that Ma Parker and her boys who were thick as pig s**t.
Alfred was dependable while Chief O Hara and Commisioner Gordan were stereotyped Orish thickoes who were good guys but a bit slow. My best memory? It went something like "Think Robin. Where would The Joker plan to steal the most famous book in the world?" "Holy smoke Batman."
"Yes Robin. The Gotham City Library." Enough said. Was really upset when Adam West the only credible Batman was overlooked for the role in films. A travesty of justice. One final note. Why did nobody ever pass the secret entrance to the batcave on the road when the batmobile emerged? In 1966 at my school in County Durham England, a full scale model of the original batmobile was built for a Christmas play.
Adam West as Batman/Bruce Wayne
Burt Ward as Robin/Dick Grayson
Alan Napier as Alfred Pennyworth
Neil Hamilton as Commissioner Gordon
Stafford Repp as Chief O'Hara
Madge Blake as Aunt Harriet
William Dozier as The Narrator
Frank Gorshin as The Riddler
Burgess Meredith as The Penguin
Cesar Romero as The Joker
George Sanders as Mr Freeze
Anne Baxter as Zelda
David Wayne as Mad Hatter/Jervis Tech
Malachi Throne as False Face
Julie Newmar as Catwoman
Victor Buono as King Tut
Roddy McDowell as Bookworm
Jerry Lewis, Jill St John and Teri Garr.
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