Batman (TV series)

1960s American television series

Batman is a 1960s American television series, based on the DC comic book character Batman. It aired on the ABC network for two and a half seasons from 1966 to 1968. Even though it was on TV for such a short time, the series had two new episodes each week, giving the show a total of 120 episodes (the equivalent of roughly five regular seasons).

Left to right: Burt "Robin" Ward; Adam "Batman" West
Created byWilliam Dozier
Based on
Developed byLorenzo Semple Jr.
Narrated byWilliam Dozier
Opening theme"Batman Theme" by Neal Hefti
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes120 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)William Dozier
Producer(s)Howie Horwitz
Running time25 minutes
Production company(s)
Original networkABC
Picture format
Audio formatMonaural
Original releaseJanuary 12, 1966 (1966-01-12) –
March 14, 1968 (1968-03-14)

Cast change

The Big Four Supervillains:

  • Cesar Romero --- aka Jack "The Joker" Napier
  • Burgess Meredith- aka Oswald "The Penguin" Cobblepot
  • Frank Gorshin - aka Edward "The Riddler" Nygma {also played by John Austin in one episode}
  • Julie Newmar - aka Shelia "The Catwoman" Caryle {also played by Eartha Kitt and Lee Meriweather}

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