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"Batman" (1966) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1966-1968

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Seasons:
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Tagline:
Batman comes to life tonight! Watch master criminals like The Riddler try to outwit those legendary crime fighters Batman and Robin in TWO spine-tingling episodes each week! (season 1)
Plot:
The Caped Crusader battles evildoers in Gotham City in a bombastic 1960s parody of the comic book hero's exploits. Full summary »
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Awards:
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Pure escapism and great memories See more (79 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 7 of 362)

Adam West ... Batman / ... (120 episodes, 1966-1968)

Burt Ward ... Robin / ... (120 episodes, 1966-1968)

Alan Napier ... Alfred / ... (120 episodes, 1966-1968)

Neil Hamilton ... Commissioner Gordon (120 episodes, 1966-1968)

Stafford Repp ... Chief O'Hara (120 episodes, 1966-1968)
William Dozier ... Narrator / ... (120 episodes, 1966-1968)
Madge Blake ... Mrs. Cooper (96 episodes, 1966-1967)
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Series Directed by
Oscar Rudolph (36 episodes, 1966-1968)
James B. Clark (15 episodes, 1966-1967)
George Waggner (10 episodes, 1966-1967)
Sam Strangis (9 episodes, 1967-1968)
Robert Butler (6 episodes, 1966)
Murray Golden (6 episodes, 1966)
Larry Peerce (6 episodes, 1966)
Norman Foster (4 episodes, 1966)
Tom Gries (4 episodes, 1966)
Charles R. Rondeau (4 episodes, 1966)
Don Weis (4 episodes, 1966)
William A. Graham (2 episodes, 1966)
Jeffrey Hayden (2 episodes, 1966)
Sherman Marks (2 episodes, 1966)
Leslie H. Martinson (2 episodes, 1966)
James Neilson (2 episodes, 1966)
Richard C. Sarafian (2 episodes, 1966)
James Sheldon (2 episodes, 1966)
Robert Sparr (2 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Writing credits
William Dozier (120 episodes, 1966-1968)
Bill Finger (120 episodes, 1966-1968)
Bob Kane (120 episodes, 1966-1968)
Jerry Robinson (120 episodes, 1966-1968)
Lorenzo Semple Jr. (120 episodes, 1966-1968)
Edmond Hamilton (118 episodes, 1966-1968)
Sheldon Moldoff (77 episodes, 1966-1967)
Stanley Ralph Ross (27 episodes, 1966-1968)
Charles Hoffman (22 episodes, 1966-1968)
Stanford Sherman (18 episodes, 1966-1968)
Dick Sprang (13 episodes, 1966-1968)
David Wood (6 episodes, 1966-1967)
Stephen Kandel (5 episodes, 1966-1967)
Gardner Fox (4 episodes, 1966-1967)
Earl Barret (4 episodes, 1966)
Francis M. Cockrell (4 episodes, 1966)
Marian B. Cockrell (4 episodes, 1966)
Fred De Gorter (4 episodes, 1966)
Robert C. Dennis (4 episodes, 1966)
Max Hodge (4 episodes, 1966)
Jerry Siegel (4 episodes, 1966)
France Herron (3 episodes, 1966)
Elkan Allan (3 episodes, 1967)
Carmine Infantino (3 episodes, 1967)
Julius Schwartz (3 episodes, 1967)
John Cardwell (2 episodes, 1966)
Richard Carr (2 episodes, 1966)
Robert Dozier (2 episodes, 1966)
Lee Elias (2 episodes, 1966)
Lee Orgel (2 episodes, 1966)
Jack Paritz (2 episodes, 1966)
Bob Rodgers (2 episodes, 1966)
Edwin Self (2 episodes, 1966)
Joe Shuster (2 episodes, 1966)
John Sikela (2 episodes, 1966)
Charles Sinclair (2 episodes, 1966)
Henry Slesar (2 episodes, 1966)
Ellis St. Joseph (2 episodes, 1966)
Sheldon Stark (2 episodes, 1966)
Jay Thompson (2 episodes, 1966)
Hendrik Vollaerts (2 episodes, 1966)
William P. D'Angelo (2 episodes, 1967)
Robert Mintz (2 episodes, 1967)
Peter Rabe (2 episodes, 1967)
Leo Townsend (2 episodes, 1967)
Pauline Townsend (2 episodes, 1967)

Series Produced by
William Dozier .... executive producer (120 episodes, 1966-1968)
William P. D'Angelo .... associate producer (118 episodes, 1966-1968)
Howie Horwitz .... producer (118 episodes, 1966-1968)
 
Series Original Music by
Nelson Riddle (93 episodes, 1966-1967)
Billy May (25 episodes, 1967-1968)
Warren Barker (2 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Cinematography by
Howard Schwartz (58 episodes, 1966-1967)
Meredith M. Nicholson (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
Charles Straumer (13 episodes, 1967-1968)
Ralph Woolsey (10 episodes, 1966)
Jack A. Marta (7 episodes, 1966)
Sam Leavitt (2 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Film Editing by
Hugh Chaloupka (33 episodes, 1966-1968)
Homer Powell (27 episodes, 1966-1967)
J. Frank O'Neill (17 episodes, 1966-1967)
James Blakeley (12 episodes, 1967-1968)
Ronald J. Fagan (10 episodes, 1966)
Bill Murphy (7 episodes, 1966-1967)
Byron Chudnow (5 episodes, 1966)
Newell P. Kimlin (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
Harry Coswick (3 episodes, 1966)
Leon Selditz (2 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Art Direction by
Jack Martin Smith (120 episodes, 1966-1968)
Serge Krizman (84 episodes, 1966-1967)
Frank T. Smith (13 episodes, 1967-1968)
Russell C. Menzer (11 episodes, 1966-1967)
Jack T. Collis (10 episodes, 1966)
Franz Bachelin (2 episodes, 1966)
Ed Graves (2 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Walter M. Scott (120 episodes, 1966-1968)
Chester Bayhi (80 episodes, 1966-1967)
Bert Allen (15 episodes, 1967)
Warren Welch (14 episodes, 1966)
Robert De Vestel (13 episodes, 1967-1968)
Joseph Reith (2 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Costume Design by
Pat Barto (117 episodes, 1966-1968)
 
Series Makeup Department
Margaret Donovan .... hair stylist supervisor / hair styling supervisor (94 episodes, 1966-1967)
Ben Nye .... makeup supervisor / make-up supervision / ... (94 episodes, 1966-1967)
Dana Nye .... assistant makeup artist (68 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Production Management
William Self .... in charge of production: Twentieth Century Fox Television Inc. (118 episodes, 1966-1968)
Jack Sonntag .... production supervisor (118 episodes, 1966-1968)
Sam Strangis .... unit production manager (110 episodes, 1966-1968)
James Blakeley .... post-production supervisor (94 episodes, 1966-1967)
Gaston Glass .... production manager (2 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bill Derwin .... assistant director (42 episodes, 1966-1967)
David Whorf .... assistant director (28 episodes, 1966-1968)
Maxwell O. Henry .... assistant director (17 episodes, 1967-1968)
Jack Barry .... assistant director (14 episodes, 1966)
Mark Sandrich Jr. .... assistant director (6 episodes, 1966-1968)
Steven Bernhardt .... assistant director (5 episodes, 1967)
Robert G. Stone .... assistant director (4 episodes, 1966)
Norman August .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1966)
Sam Strangis .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Art Department
Don B. Greenwood .... property master (6 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Sound Department
Ralph Hickey .... supervising sound effects editor (94 episodes, 1966-1967)
Harold E. Wooley .... sound effects editor (94 episodes, 1966-1967)
Dan Finnerty .... sound effects editor (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
Dick Le Grand .... sound effects editor (6 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Special Effects by
Greg C. Jensen .... special effects (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
L.B. Abbott .... special photographic effects (52 episodes, 1967-1968)
 
Series Stunts
Victor Paul .... stunt coordinator (120 episodes, 1966-1968)
Jesse Wayne .... stunt double / stunt double: Walter Burke (28 episodes, 1966-1967)
Charlie Picerni .... stunt double: Cliff Robertson (4 episodes, 1966-1968)
Jack Perkins .... stunt double: Theodore Marcuse / stunt doube: Jan Peters / ... (4 episodes, 1966)
Charles Bail .... fight double: Jock Gaynor / stunt double: Ken Scott / ... (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
Dick Crockett .... stunt double: Ben Welden / stunt double: Ben Weldon (2 episodes, 1966)
Frank Khoury .... utility stunts (2 episodes, 1966)
David Sharpe .... horse riding double: Art Carney / stunt double: Tony Aiello (2 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Mike Weathers .... electrician (94 episodes, 1966-1967)
Albert Bettcher .... camera operator (34 episodes, 1966)
Robert D. McBride .... first assistant camera (34 episodes, 1966)
Ronald Vidor .... first assistant camera (2 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Andrew Pallack .... wardrobe: men (83 episodes, 1966-1968)
 
Series Editorial Department
Robert Mintz .... post-production coordinator (120 episodes, 1966-1968)
 
Series Music Department
Leonard A. Engel .... supervising music editor (120 episodes, 1966-1968)
Neal Hefti .... composer: theme music / composer: Batman Theme (120 episodes, 1966-1968)
Sam Horta .... music editor (120 episodes, 1966-1968)
Lionel Newman .... music supervisor (118 episodes, 1966-1968)
Robert Bain .... musician: guitar soloist (117 episodes, 1966-1968)
Willy Mack .... lyricist: Batgirl theme / composer: Batgirl theme (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Billy May .... composer: Batgirl theme (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
 
Series Transportation Department
Frank Khoury .... unit driver / driver (11 episodes, 1966)
Chris Haynes .... driver (4 episodes, 1967-1968)
 
Series Other crew
Lorenzo Semple Jr. .... script consultant / executive script consultant / ... (120 episodes, 1966-1968)
Charles B. Fitzsimons .... assistant to executive producer / assistant to producer (88 episodes, 1966-1968)
Charles Hoffman .... script editor (86 episodes, 1966-1968)
Ralph Helfer .... animal supervisor: Africa U.S.A. [us] (2 episodes, 1966)
 

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Runtime:
25 min (120 episodes)
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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Eartha Kitt took over the role of Catwoman in the final season because Julie Newmar was busy filming Mackenna's Gold (1969). Some of ABC's southern affiliates objected to the casting of Kitt, but Charles B. Fitzsimons' said he and the show's other producers didn't care about the issue.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Commissioner Gordon, in similar situations, addresses Bruce Wayne as "Bruce" in some episodes and as "Mr. Wayne" in others.See more »
Quotes:
Commissioner Gordon:By the way, Batman, have you seen millionaire Bruce Wayne? He doesn't answer the phone at his stately manor.See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Batgirl ThemeSee more »

FAQ

Is it true that Clint Eastwood appeared on this show as a Western-themed villain?
Was the character of Aunt Harriet created for the show to counter assumptions that Batman and Robin were gay?
What is the Batcave?
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22 out of 27 people found the following review useful.
Pure escapism and great memories, 24 August 2003
Author: Bruce Corneil from Melbourne, Australia

Who could ever forget those immortal words such as "Pow" and "Wham" (.. whatever..) flashing up on the TV screen as Batman and Robin landed into evil wrong-doers with clenched fists flying. Boy, those long black evening gloves of the caped crusaders could REALLY pack a punch!

All of us who were hard core "Batniks" had boxes full of the mandatory merchandising goodies. There was the die-cast Batmobile and Bat Boat, the costume complete with 'útility belt' and I seem to recall a board game buzzing around at some point. No doubt, there was also a View-Master reel and probably a flicker ring as well. Ah, those were the days. If only we'd kept all of that stuff, be worth THOUSANDS on ebay!

It's a shame that kids haven't got anything like the old Batman nowadays. It was colorful, fun and highly imaginative.

Pure escapism and great memories.

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