Batman (TV series)

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Genre action, comedy
Created by Bob Kane and
Bill Finger (characters)
William Dozier (series)
Starring Adam 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 by William Dozier
Opening theme Batman Theme by Neal Hefti
Composer(s) Nelson Riddle
Billy May
(incidental music)
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 120 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s) William Dozier
Producer(s) Howie Horwitz
Running time 25 minutes
Original network ABC
Original release 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]

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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