Holy 46th Anniversary, Batman
If you’re a baby boomer, or just like those TV Land reruns, you may want to know the the TV version of “Batman” debuted on ABC-TV on this day back in 1966. Adam West and Burt Ward donned cape and cowl to become the “Dynamic Duo” every week.
The original TV Batman series was campy, but innovative – running two half-hour shows on different nights during the same week. The first show set up that week’s story (and villain), and the second night later that week concluded the episode. Let’s take a look at the show opener complete with that unforgettable Batman TV theme.