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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The "R" on Robin's costume gets redesigned for this series. The "R" here is a black R on a yellow circle. On The Batman/Superman Hour (1968) and various versions of Super Friends (1973) it was a yellow R on a black circle. See more »

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As I recall, it wasn't THAT bad...
16 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't think this cartoon was as bad as some may think. Of course, I was only five at the time it came out. But, I did find it very entertaining at the time and would still give it a look today if given the opportunity. Batman and Robin being voiced by Adam West and Burt Ward was a nice touch, and gave it a sense of familiarity for me as I was also watching re-runs of the campy 1960's live action show "Batman" at that age. This cartoon also introduced some new twists I had forgotten all about, like "Bat-Mite" for instance. Looking back on it, I'm sure he was likely as annoying as many think, but he didn't bother me much at the time. The best I can recall, his voice sounded like a cross between Dumb Donald and Orko. Gee, I wonder why? :) Anyway, give it a look if you can and make up your own mind. You might be surprised.


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