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Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt (2003)

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When the Batmobile is stolen, Adam West and Burt Ward search for it while remembering their days as the stars of the Batman live action series.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Brewer ...
Himself - Narrator
Waitress in Diner
Herself / Arizona Bar Owner
Woman in Window During Batclimb Sequence
Bonnie Lindsey
Frank Gorshin / Riddler
William Dozier
Nghara Frisbie-West
Ray Buktenica ...
Robert Butler


Adam West and Burt Ward are taken on a crazy adventure when the Batmobile is stolen from a car museum and they must track down the thief and return it. After solving a puzzle, they realize that the clues to finding the fiend who stole the Batmobile are hidden in their past. During the search, they flashback to their three seasons in tights, including their many sexual escapades. Ultimately they find the Batmobile, but get caught in the villain's lair. Tied to dynamite, will Adam and Burt get out in time? Tune in next time...same bat time...same bat channel!! Written by Anonymous

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Holy reunion, Batman!


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9 March 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Auf den Spuren von Batman  »

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The series' first Catwoman, Julie Newmar, appears in the movie. Ironically, Lee Meriwether's (Catwoman in the Batman: The Movie (1966) feature film) daughter was Julie's stunt-woman in 'Return to the Batcave'. See more »


Adam West: Has anybody seen my bat suit?
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References Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964) See more »

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Delightful, campy romp for BatFans of all ages!
9 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

Okay, I'll admit it: Reunion movies don't always work. They're almost always missing that special something that makes them pale in comparison to the original. That's what I was expecting when I tuned into this, but that's not what I got. "The Misadventures of Adam and Burt" is a BANG! POW! WHAM! gasser, especially if you're a long-time BatFan like me!

First, there's the cast. If there is any justice, Adam West and Burt Ward should be nominated for Emmys for their delightfully funny, wickedly self-parodying performances. Ditto Jack Brewer and, especially, Jason Marsden as their younger incarnations. All four of them truly seemed to be having fun with the roles. And that's the sort of enthusiasm that quickly finds its way to the audience. Sort of like the original series, come to think of it.

As to the other visitors from the series, Lee Meriwether has a delightful cameo as a waitress with at least one surprise up her sleeve. Julie Newmar still looks stupafyin'-ly super in her walk-on, and can still heat up the tube. If time has been a bit less kind to Frank Gorshin, he more than compensates with the sheer enthusiasm and good humor which has always been his trademark.

It's my hope that Fox will bring this out on VHS and DVD soon, ALONG WITH the original "Batman" series. I know BatFans would eat up both like BatBurgers.

God bless Adam and Burt, always heroes in the hearts of their many fans.

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