Batman (TV 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).
|Created by||William Dozier|
|Developed by||Lorenzo Semple Jr.|
|Narrated by||William Dozier|
|Opening theme||"Batman Theme" by Neal Hefti|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||120 (list of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||William Dozier|
|Running time||25 minutes|
|Original release||January 12, 1966 –|
March 14, 1968
- Adam West - Batman/Bruce Wayne - A caped crusader whose parents were murdered when he was a child.
- Burt Ward - Robin/Dick Grayson - Batman's faithful partner and "boy wonder".
- Alan Napier - Alfred - Batman's loyal butler.
- Neil Hamilton - Commissioner James Worthington Gordon - Gotham City Commissioner of Police.
- Stafford Repp - Chief Miles O'Hara - Gotham City Chief of Police.
- Madge Blake - Aunt Harriet Cooper - Dick Grayson's maternal aunt.
- Yvonne Craig - Batgirl/Barbara Gordon - Commissioner Gordon's daughter and Batman's partner (Season 3).
- Byron Keith - Mayor John Linseed - Mayor of Gotham City (recurring).
- William Dozier - "Desmond Doomsday," the Narrator
The Big Four Supervillains:
Yvonne "Batgirl" Craig
Left to right: Burgess "Penguin" Meredith; Frank "Riddler" Gorshin; Caesar "Joker" Romero
Julie "Catwoman" Newmar
Other websites change
- Batmania UK :: 1966 Batman
- Batman on IMDb
- Batman (TV series) at TV.com
- Museum of Broadcast Communications Archived 2002-06-20 at the Wayback Machine
- The 1966 Batman TV Tribute Site
- The BatCave Fan Site
- The Bat Pages Note: this website contains the original screentests of Adam West, Burt Ward, and Lyle Waggoner.
- Batman: The Series @ Batman: Yesterday, Today, & Beyond
- Batman: The Movie @ Batman: Yesterday, Today, & Beyond Archived 2008-12-01 at the Wayback Machine
- BATMAN ON FILM
- Television Obscurities - Batgirl Promotional Short