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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).

Batman
GenreAction
Comedy
Created byBob Kane and
Bill Finger (characters)
William Dozier (series)
StarringAdam West
Burt Ward
Alan Napier
Neil Hamilton
Stafford Repp
Madge Blake
and Yvonne Craig (Season 3), Cesar Romero
Frank Gorshin
Julie Newmar
Burgess Meredith
Narrated byWilliam Dozier
Opening themeBatman Theme by Neal Hefti
Composer(s)Nelson Riddle
Billy May
(incidental music)
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes120 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)William Dozier
Producer(s)Howie Horwitz
Running time25 minutes
Production company(s)Greenway Productions
20th Century Fox Television
Distributor20th Century Fox Television (first-run)
20th Television (1989-present)
Release
Original networkABC
Original releaseJanuary 12, 1966 – March 14, 1968
Chronology
Related showsBatman (spin-off)

CastEdit

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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