Type
Scripted
Premiered
Jan. 12, 1966
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
ABC TV Network
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Batman

Batman is a 1960s American television series. Based on the comic book character Batman, it aired on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) for 2½ seasons from January 12, 1966 to March 14, 1968. Because the series had two weekly installments for most of its tenure, it contained the same number of episodes as a four and a half year or even a five y

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TV Movie: Return to the Batcave: The Mis… Aired: Mar. 09, 2003

Adam West and Burt Ward are back together again and stumble upon a plot to steal the batmobile from a charity auction. Along the was they remember …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 3 seasons and 121 episodes air between 1966 and 1968.

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Series Fun Facts

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  • Two sets of screen tests were filmed for the series, one with Adam West and Burt Ward, the other with Lyle Waggoner and Peter R.J. Deyell. The roles went to West and Ward.
  • Before season three, a promotional short was filmed with Yvonne Craig as Batgirl and Tim Herbert as Killer Moth. The short was convincing enough for ABC to pick up Batman for another year…
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    Before season three, a promotional short was filmed with Yvonne Craig as Batgirl and Tim Herbert as Killer Moth. The short was convincing enough for ABC to pick up Batman for another year with the thought being that Batgirl would attract more female viewers.
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  • Madge Blake became seriously ill just before filming on the third and final season commenced, causing her to leave the series. However, she is briefly seen as Aunt Harriet in th "Ring Around…
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    Madge Blake became seriously ill just before filming on the third and final season commenced, causing her to leave the series. However, she is briefly seen as Aunt Harriet in th "Ring Around the Riddler" and in the three-part Lord Ffogg/Londinium story arc. Aunt Harriet was written out during season three for a number of reasons; one was declining health of Blake, who was also continually frustrating producers and directors with stammering or forgetting her lines. Blake was also let go due to the budgetary cutbacks that occurred for that season. For the most part, Aunt Harriet was said to be away on various overseas vacation trips during season three.
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