Batman (TV series)
|Created by||Bob Kane and
Bill Finger (characters)
William Dozier (series)
and Yvonne Craig (Season 3), Cesar Romero
|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 run||January 12, 1966 – March 14, 1968|
|Related shows||Batman (spin-off)|
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).
Cast[change | change source]
- 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
Other websites[change | change source]
- Batmania UK :: 1966 Batman
- Batman at the Internet Movie Database
- Batman (TV series) at TV.com
- Museum of Broadcast Communications
- 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
- BATMAN ON FILM
- Television Obscurities - Batgirl Promotional Short
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