With Batman being unavailable for home-video release until , an unusual situation occurred in which material that would be considered DVD featurettes was released separately. In , Image Entertainment released Holy Batmania, a two-DVD set that included documentaries on the making of the series, as well as rare footage such as the original screen tests of the cast and Lyle Waggoner. It was released on DVD March 11, This documentary talked a little bit about the series and included an interview with Adam West.
On November 11, , Warner Bros. Starting in , an enormous amount of Batman merchandise was manufactured and marketed to cash-in on the TV show's vast popularity. This includes trading cards, bubblegum cards, scale model kits of the Batmobile and Batboat, coloring books, and board games.
Items from this particular era have gained substantial collector appeal with their remarkable variety, scarcity, and style. While the series was first-run on ABC, packet cover indicia reflected the "Bat Craze" cultural phenomenon by referring to the booklet as a Batbooklet, Dynamically illustrated. By the time the television series was cancelled in and GAF had taken over the View-Master product, Batbooklet was removed in favor of then-standard View-Master packaging for all future releases in the decades to follow, right up to the period when the standard packet line was discontinued.
The first season's superimposed fight onomatopoeias were not used for the View-Master's scenes of fights. Instead, black-lined "blast" balloons transparent inside , and series-like onomatopoeias were illustrated and superimposed over fight images.
The popularity of the TV series has carried several decades after its debut; toy company Mattel has made the Batmobile in various scales for the Hot Wheels product line. Warner Bros. To date only a single series of figures have been produced: Batman, the Joker, the Penguin, the Riddler, Catwoman and, exclusive to a boxset, Robin.
Three Batman variants were also produced, a limited SDCC exclusive boxed figure, with an action feature that replicates the famous Batusi dance, a carded Surf's Up Batman figure complete with surfboard and trunks, and a boxed, unmasked Batman with Batcomputer and Bruce Wayne's study accessories. A carded Joker variant, with surfboard and trunks, and a boxed Batgirl figure followed. Each figure has the likeness of their respective actor with Catwoman resembling Newmar and the Riddler resembling Gorshin and came packaged with a display base and collector card.
A Batmobile was also sold to retail making this the first time the classic model has been produced for action figures in the 6-inch scale. A large range of 8" action figures with the TV cast's likenesses have been released by Figures Toy Company FTC from and, in , a single wave of 3. Freezes from Funko. The Simpsons has been a hotbed of Batman references throughout its run. Among the most enduring is Bart Simpson 's alter-ego "Bartman" though the character only appeared on the series two times. Though he appeared in comic book form during some season one episodes, his first major appearance is in the episode Three Men and a Comic Book which tells of his origin story.
In the season 7 Radioactive Man The Simpsons episode Tim Burton , shown directing a Radioactive Man reboot, tells his staff that he doesn't want his film to be like "that campy 60s series," and he shows a clip parodying a Batman fight scene and Paul Lynde playing special guest villain The Scoutmaster. In the season 7 episode " Back to the Past ", featured young versions of the superheroes in the past voiced by the respective actors of Batman and Robin, Adam West and Burt Ward.
Adam West occasionally voices a fictionalized, animated version of himself in the series, who plays the television superhero Catman in a tribute to the real West's role as Batman.
The animated television series Batman: The Brave and the Bold is influenced by the s television series. The opening credits feature Batman rope-climbing up a building, something that Adam West and Burt Ward often did in the show. In Mayhem of the Music Meister! The episode "Game Over for Owlman! The episode "The Color of Revenge! The Young Justice episode "Schooled" briefly references the show, as well, by featuring a Shakespeare bust in Bruce's office at the Waynetech building in Metropolis.
As a further homage to the series, Bruce is shown accessing an emergency Batsuit hidden in his desk by flipping a switch concealed within the bust. In the plot, when Batman brings over a Superman from another dimension to make him jealous, Superman retaliates by bringing the Adam West Batman, who trumps the Robot Chicken Batman by addressing the glucose issue of muffins and dancing. He is later seen battling the Arkham versions of Batman's villains and is killed by Penguin's anthrax gas.
Burt Ward kidnaps him as well as the Robot Chicken Robin and takes them to the Lazarus Pit, where he resurrects West's Batman and makes himself younger to relive the glory days.
He only kidnapped Robot Chicken Robin so he could have his outfit. The animated spin-off of The Lego Movie starring Batman features a number of references to the television series.
When Alfred addresses similar phases of Batman's life in which he references all the years a Batman live-action film was released , he mentions "that weird one in " in which the film briefly shows a clip of Adam West's Batman dancing in an episode. During the film's climax, Alfred dons an identical costume to Adam West's Batman out of nostalgia.
When Batman and Robin take on a room of villains, they hit them so hard that onomatopoeia pops out of thin air while a remix of the '60s theme song plays in the background.
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Teen Titans Go! A line spoken by Robin Chris O'Donnell in Batman Forever is a homage to the television Robin's catch-phrase exclamations that started "Holy" and sometimes ended "Batman! During the movie, Robin says "Holy rusted metal, Batman! This catchphrase also appeared for a time in Batman comic books. In the third episode of Birds of Prey "Prey for the Hunter", the famous William Shakespeare bust from the series has a cameo. However, instead of bending the neck back to expose the button, it is simply turned to the left, giving it the same function—exposing a hidden passageway.
In the film, a damaged car belonging to Flounder's older brother which was earlier reported stolen was re-purposed for the climactic scene by Bluto and D-Day. This would technically be anachronistic, as the film is set in , but given the parodic nature of the film this is generally ignored.
Along the way to the party, their appearance prevents an attempted mugging.
In the film, the Batmobile from the TV series appears along with other cars and vehicles from another films and TV series in a big race. Also, Adam West is a playable character. The Batmobile from the show is also included as a drivable vehicle. The end credits sequence remakes the Batclimb window cameos.
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