The New Adventures of Batman (1977–1978)

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Batman, Robin and Batgirl fight crime in Gotham City with the "help" of Batmite.

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In this series, Batman, Robin and Batgirl battle various villians in Gotham City. Complicating things however is the presence of Batmite, a other-dimensional imp who considers himself the biggest fan of Batman and insists on helping him, regardless of whether Batman wants it or not. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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Animators traced the cartoon models of Batman/Bruce Wayne, Robin/Dick Grayson, and Batgirl/Barbara Gordon, plus some villains and Bat Vehicles from the 1960's Batman cartoon series for use on the show. The 1960's model of Commissioner Gordon was redrawn to resemble his look in the comics, and Cat Woman was redrawn with a redesigned costume and hair style. See more »

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Joel Schumacher's favorite Cartoon?
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This has to be the worst representation of Batman ever! That ones who think that the 1966 series was the worst, trust me when I say that it looks like an Alan Moore work compared to this.

Ladies and gentlemen: Come and see BAT-MITE!!!!!!!

What? You don't know who's Bat-Mite? You don't know how lucky you are. He gave a new dimension to the word 'annoying' (Jar Jar Binks? HAH! Let me laugh. Jar Jar looks like Charles Chaplin beside this spawn of sick cuteness). Just imagine Batman and Robin teaming up with some Teletubby possessed by Jim Carrey's soul. That's our friend Bat-Mite.

Batman... poor Batman. More aberrations have been committed in his name than in the name of any other comic book character. Just remember the 1966 series and movie, 'Super Friends' (another sucky cartoon) or the most recent Joel Schumacher 'masterpieces' ('Batman Forever' and 'Batman & Robin'). Maybe Joely Boy found the inspiration for his movies watching this... (his fave cartoon ever? Very possibly). After B & R, there's only one remaining step: 'Batman & Bat-Mite' (aka The Batsy Horror Picture Show).

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