VIDEO: Batman: The Movie (1966)

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In this monumental episode, the DVD Shelf celebrates the lighter side of the Dark Knight by delving deep into the 1966 Batman movie starring Adam West and Burt Ward, including lots of insight into the classic TV series and the dire state of comic books at the time. Also, David reveals additional DVD titles that no ’60s Bat-fan should be without!

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  • Muthsarah

    Another spectacular production, David. There’s again far too much in this vid for to single any one out for comment, but if it’s worth anything, I’ll be bookmarking your site now and going through your backlog. Shoulda done that after Roger Rabbit, actually.

  • Jason Withrow

    Hah, I’ve actually been watching this every day at lunch for the past week or so. Almost done!

  • Joelkazoo

    Amazingly well put together! Great Job!

  • Jay_Bay

    “The lead had to play Alice in Wonderland as though it was Hamlet.”

    I don’t know why, but this one sentence is the best sentence for describing the Adam West Batman. Good video, man.

    • Jay_Bay

      And holy snikies, Steve Trevor could have been Batman. An amazing piece of useless knowledge…

  • The_Stig

    *begins a slow clap*

    • Thomas Stockel

      Please allow me to join you.

    • Jay_Bay

      *increased clapping*

  • JD

    Thats the greatest Nestle Quik commercial ever

  • Dillhole

    Man you can tell this guy LOVES the old Batman show. Amazing job.

  • Farrell McNulty

    What a great video – I was a bit bummed when it was over.