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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  • Mickey Rooney turned down an offer to play The Penguin. Spencer Tracy was offered the role, but he said he would only take the part if he could kill Batman.
  • The Joker and the Penguin are tied for the most stories written for them (10 each, with multi-episode stories counted as a single story). 19 villains, on the other hand, appeared in only one story.
  • The Batmobile was a customized 1955 Lincoln Futura, which had been used in the film It Started with a Kiss (1959). According to Barris, there were five Batmobiles made during the 1966-1968…
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    The Batmobile was a customized 1955 Lincoln Futura, which had been used in the film It Started with a Kiss (1959). According to Barris, there were five Batmobiles made during the 1966-1968 run of the Batman series.
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