In 1965, he co-starred an unsold pilot for a proposed NBC comedy series called "The Barbara Rush Show". The plot concern the misadventures of a mother who works as a stenographer to help pay her husband's tuition for medical school.
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"I had never read comics before I [was hired for
]. My agent rang up and said, 'I think you are going to play on "Batman",' I said 'What is "Batman"?' He said, 'Don't you read the comics?' I said, 'No, never.' He said, 'I think you are going to be Batman's butler.' I said, 'How do I know I want to be Batman's butler?' It was the most ridiculous thing I had ever heard of...
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the Joker's alter ego is named Jack Napier, in Alan's honor.