Batman (1966–1968)

TV Series  -   -  Action | Adventure | Comedy
7.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 9,023 users  
Reviews: 69 user | 9 critic

The Caped Crusader battles evil in a bombastic 1960's parody of the comic book hero's exploits.

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - Guardians of the Galaxy

In the latest episode of IMDb: What to Watch, Keith Simanton talks with director James Gunn and actors Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Vin Diesel about their movie Guardians of the Galaxy.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 39 titles
created 15 Nov 2011
 
list image
a list of 44 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 38 titles
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 30 titles
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 36 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Batman" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Batman (1966–1968)

Batman (1966–1968) on IMDb 7.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Batman.

User Polls

Season:

3 | 2 | 1

Year:

1968 | 1967 | 1966
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventures of Superman (1952–1958)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The Man of Steel fights crime with help from his friends at the Daily Planet.

Stars: George Reeves, Noel Neill, Bill Kennedy
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The adventures of a quartet of humanoid warrior turtles and their friends.

Stars: Cam Clarke, Barry Gordon, Rob Paulsen
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An updated animated series centering on the Caped Crusader himself as he partners and deals with his fellow superheroes in the DC Comics universe.

Stars: Diedrich Bader, John DiMaggio, James Arnold Taylor
Wonder Woman (1975–1979)
Action | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The adventures of the greatest of the female superheroes.

Stars: Lynda Carter, Lyle Waggoner, Tom Kratochvil
Inspector Gadget (1983–1986)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A bumbling bionic police inspector stumbles about on his cases, while his niece and dog secretly do the real investigative work.

Stars: Don Adams, Holly Berger, Frank Welker
Lost in Space (1965–1968)
Adventure | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A space colony family struggles to survive when a spy/accidental stowaway throws their ship hopelessly off course.

Stars: Guy Williams, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard
Thundercats (1985–1989)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A team of humanoid cats fight evil in their adopted home world.

Stars: Bob McFadden, Larry Kenney, Earl Hammond
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The most powerful man in the universe, He-Man, goes against the evil forces of Skeletor to save the planet Eternia and to protect the secrets of Castle Grayskull.

Stars: John Erwin, Alan Oppenheimer, Linda Gary
Quantum Leap (1989–1993)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Scientist Sam Beckett finds himself trapped in time--"leaping" into the body of a different person in a different time period each week.

Stars: Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Deborah Pratt
Justice League (2001–2006)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Seven of the most formidable heroes form arguably the most powerful team ever.

Stars: Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr
Duck Dodgers (TV Series 2003)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Animated sci-fi series based on the alter ego of Looney Tunes star Daffy Duck, the semi-heroic, yet incompetent space captain Duck Dodgers.

Stars: Joe Alaskey, Bob Bergen, Richard McGonagle
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

The further and darker adventures of Batman with a new Robin, a closer association with Batgirl and the previous Robin now as Nightwing.

Stars: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Batman / ... (120 episodes, 1966-1968)
...
 Dick Grayson / ... (120 episodes, 1966-1968)
...
 Alfred / ... (120 episodes, 1966-1968)
...
 Commissioner Gordon (120 episodes, 1966-1968)
...
 Chief O'Hara (120 episodes, 1966-1968)
Madge Blake ...
 Aunt Harriet Cooper / ... (96 episodes, 1966-1967)
Edit

Storyline

Wealthy entrepreneur Bruce Wayne and his ward Dick Grayson lead a double life: they are actually the crime-fighting duo Batman and Robin. A secret Batpole in the Wayne mansion leads to the Batcave, where Police Commissioner Gordon summons the Bat-duo on the Batphone with the latest emergency threatening Gotham City. Racing to the scene of the crime in the jet-powered Batmobile, Batman and Robin must (with the help of their trusty Bat-utility-belts) thwart the efforts of a rogues gallery of flamboyant arch-villains, including The Riddler, The Joker, Catwoman, and The Penguin. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 January 1966 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Batman - Lepakkomies  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(120 episodes)

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Mr. Zero was renamed Mr. Freeze for this series. The named change eventually made its way into the comics as well. See more »

Goofs

In episode 7, Alfred refers to Robin as Mr. Ward, and not Mr. Grayson. See more »

Quotes

Commissioner Gordon: You know I'm violently opposed to police brutality.
See more »

Crazy Credits

The actor who played the villain would always be credited as the "Special Guest Villain" See more »

Connections

Referenced in Pootie Tang (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Batgirl Theme
Music by Billy May
Lyrics by Willy Mack
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

Holy Guadalajara, Batman! It's still a hoot after all these years!
2 August 2005 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

From the moment that you hear "Na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na Batman!", you always know that you're in for something good. This "Batman" was in a way more interesting than the later movies, mainly because of the graphics that appear whenever someone gets hit. Of course, the premise needs no explanation, but Batman (Adam West) and Robin (Burt Ward) are truly a cross between old-style superheroes and the 1960s. Like many other '60s TV shows (think "Bewitched", "Gilligan's Island" and "I Dream of Jeannie"), "Batman" was as zany as possible and a laugh riot every step of the way. And the villains? The perfidious Penguin (Burgess Meredith), conniving Catwoman (Julie Newmar, later Eartha Kitt), the jackknife Joker (Cesar Romero) and the ruckus-causing Riddler (Frank Gorshin) are exactly what anyone could ask for. And Vincent Price had a great line that one time when he appeared.

So, I will pose this final question: Can this really be happening? Is "Batman" still a great show? Will the villains continue to engage in their evil, egregious and extraneous acts? Will the Dynamic Duo clobber, confound and confuse the villains? Find out next week, same Bat time, same Bat channel!


35 of 40 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
worst? TVadic73
Episodes cut vs uncut? sharyboy
Batman Returning to TV on July 4th michaelkeaton_soa
I just had a horrible thought on the DVD release Dr Wily
How many central characters actors from the show are still alive? Dr Wily
who plays batman? TVadic73
Discuss Batman (1966) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page