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Title: Batman (60's)
Post by: Henry88 on April 24, 2011, 09:05:48 PM
the first time i saw  anything batman related ,loved the cheese that this show puts out and also the villains that where played by

some very talented actors.

 
Title: Re: Batman (60's)
Post by: TeamRAD on April 24, 2011, 09:25:25 PM

I absolutely adore the show and am so happy the HUB has been airing it for a while now. Julie Newmar has got to be my all-time celebrity crush, and still chuckle out loud when her Catwoman flirts w /Batman while he's flippin's annoyed by it. King Tut's my favorite baddie from the show, and I really need to get myself an "Alvino Ray Gun"...

http://www.youtube.com/v/RNDFI3gHa3g?fs=1

...that's super-psychedelic!

Title: Re: Batman (60's)
Post by: Henry88 on April 24, 2011, 09:38:30 PM
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and I really need to get myself an "Alvino Ray Gun"...

we could hold Mike Keven and Bill hostage as cardboard cut outs 
Title: Re: Batman (60's)
Post by: TeamRAD on April 24, 2011, 09:50:34 PM

*tosses bomb into thread*

http://www.youtube.com/v/iOkPaSwXC6s?fs=1

*grasps for the sad pills*



Title: Re: Batman (60's)
Post by: Rainbow Dash on April 25, 2011, 06:06:25 AM
It was a funny show.  Loved the villains. 

Can't un-see Cesar Romero's mustache....

(http://i55.tinypic.com/rbmu11.gif)
Title: Re: Batman (60's)
Post by: TeamRAD on May 07, 2011, 08:14:01 PM

Funny enough, I was exposed to Batman when I was around eleven or so, and I always found it uncanny that my grandmother looks just like Caesar Romero's Joker regarding facial features. Place some clown makeup on her, dress her in purple....huzzah!! It has always added some comical nuance to his episodes for me. Much like my aunt, if someone was mad enough to hybridize David Hasselhoff & Daryl Hall, you'd have her! She's a maneater!!



Title: Re: Batman (60's)
Post by: Doctor Who? on May 08, 2011, 04:32:15 AM
I wish they would release this show on DvD,I have only seen the movie.
Title: Re: Batman (60's)
Post by: RoninFox on May 08, 2011, 04:44:28 AM
I wish they would release this show on DvD,I have only seen the movie.

You're not the only one. Gotta wait for the studios to get thier heads out of their asses first. It's a problem because I believe the series was made by Fox Television and then later Warner Bros bought up DC Comics so they own the Batman character, and since then they've been arguing what their share of the profits would be.
Title: Re: Batman (60's)
Post by: Doctor Who? on May 08, 2011, 04:55:51 AM
I wish they would release this show on DvD,I have only seen the movie.

You're not the only one. Gotta wait for the studios to get thier heads out of their asses first. It's a problem because I believe the series was made by Fox Television and then later Warner Bros bought up DC Comics so they own the Batman character, and since then they've been arguing what their share of the profits would be.

Oh for crying out load.    Look Warner Brothers and the BBC are able to make a deal for Warner Brothers to sell BBC shows over hear and they are not even in the same country.  You would think two companies based in the same city that must do business together once in a while would be able to reach a deal after all these years.

This reminds me that there is also some sort of copyright problem that is keeping Babylon 5 from being able to be rerun on TV.  sometimes copyright law can be a pain.
Title: Re: Batman (60's)
Post by: Rainbow Dash on May 08, 2011, 07:07:50 AM
That Warner Bros. / Fox thing is only part of it if some of the rumors are to be believed.  Some reports indicate the entire hangup is between Fox and DC, and WB isn't even involved.  Also reports that ABC and Greenway (both helped produce the show) productions are also part of the conflict.

Then there's the talk that the licensing rights with all the guest villains (MST3K fans should know about licensing issues :) )
Title: Re: Batman (60's)
Post by: gbeenie on May 08, 2011, 01:20:01 PM
Unfortunately, Fox's attempt at payback a couple years ago (by trying to screw with the release of Watchmen) only exacerbated things.
Title: Re: Batman (60's)
Post by: Doctor Who? on May 08, 2011, 01:30:27 PM
Unfortunately, Fox's attempt at payback a couple years ago (by trying to screw with the release of Watchmen) only exacerbated things.

Oh good night!  Are all Hollywood studios run by 7 year olds?
Title: Re: Batman (60's)
Post by: Doctor Who? on May 08, 2011, 02:53:07 PM
If I had highspeed i would own them all by now.  I don't feel guilty about downloading something the studio who made it refuses to release.  I mean if the 90s Spiderman cartoon was ever released on DvD I would buy it.
Title: Re: Batman (60's)
Post by: Rainbow Dash on May 08, 2011, 02:58:10 PM
Unfortunately, Fox's attempt at payback a couple years ago (by trying to screw with the release of Watchmen) only exacerbated things.

There were also rumors at the time that the Watchmen thing was done in hopes of making a deal so they could put out Batman DVDs.
If I had highspeed i would own them all by now.  I don't feel guilty about downloading something the studio who made it refuses to release.  I mean if the 90s Spiderman cartoon was ever released on DvD I would buy it.

Same here.  I did just dl old Batman.  Though I did learn recently that the new family station "Hub" in the US does show classic Batman.
Title: Re: Batman (60's)
Post by: TeamRAD on May 08, 2011, 04:39:59 PM
Same here.  I did just dl old Batman.  Though I did learn recently that the new family station "Hub" in the US does show classic Batman.

I absolutely adore the show and am so happy the HUB has been airing it for a while now.

The great Chandelll was on last weekend! It harnesses one of the greatest escapes ever...

http://www.youtube.com/v/bghuVG9qHM4?fs=1

...and also:

Dear HUB,

Could you please add MASK to your roster?

Kind regards, TeamRAD






Title: Re: Batman (60's)
Post by: Starman! on May 16, 2011, 05:32:56 AM
Ah Batman! It's great cheese. I want them on DVD too.

How is it that the movie is allowed to be released if the show is in legal limbo?
Title: Re: Batman (60's)
Post by: RoninFox on May 16, 2011, 03:08:46 PM
Ah Batman! It's great cheese. I want them on DVD too.

How is it that the movie is allowed to be released if the show is in legal limbo?

I never quite understood that either, the whole situation is a mess.
Title: Re: Batman (60's)
Post by: Compound on August 24, 2011, 04:34:17 PM
Arise dead thread....

Anyway, Adam West got tired of waiting around for the rights issues to get resolved for the DVD release so he went ahead and recorded commentary for all 120 episodes. It's available over here at West's website. (http://shop.adamwest.com/collections/frontpage/products/adam-west-naked-dvd-signed) And there's a nice review of it at Comics Alliance. (http://www.comicsalliance.com/2011/08/24/adam-west-naked-batman/)