The Batman/Superman Hour (1968–1969)

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Bruce Wayne and his ward Dick Grayson become the dynamic duo Batman and Robin as they see the bat signal flash in the sky. Together, they help protect Gothem City from villains such as the Joker, Penguin, and Riddler. Written by Jon Kallis <jakallis@ryker.aet.cup.edu>

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Bud Collyer and Joan Alexander also were the voices of Superman and Lois Lane on the Superman radio series respectively. See more »

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fast-moving, simple animated children's version of the 60s Batman, from Filmation
3 April 2006 | by (south Texas USA) – See all my reviews

I managed to miss this 1969 series as a child, but I recently watched 20+ episodes (some titled BATMAN, some BATMAN AND ROBIN)taped off of Cartoon Network a number of years ago. Like most Filmation product of the era, the animation is limited, but the pace is fast-moving and the supporting voice actors over-play the roles as if in an old serial or melodrama, so the limited technique does not become a problem, and certainly would not have been a problem for the juvenile audience at which this show was aimed. The template for the show was the 1960s BATMAN TV show, and Olan Soule and Casey Kasem bring interpretations to the characters of Batman and Robin that are similar to those of Adam West and Burt Ward (although camp was not a concept grasped by most seven-year-old youngsters in 1969, so Soule and Kasem rein in the hokum somewhat). The children's versions of the various villains--Joker, Penguin, Mr. Freeze, etc.--are fun and colorfully acted by the voice talent. Also, isn't that Ted Knight narrating these? If you need a break from the recent dark,expressionistic interpretations of Batman--even in animated form--this simple, entertaining children's show should do the trick. Don't know if these are in print or presently being aired, but an internet search should turn up some episodes for you...


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