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Like many who grew up in the '60s and '70s (and perhaps even '80s and later), Tim and Paul had the course of their lives changed by the 1966 Batman TV show, from the types of play they did growing up to their present-day interests.

In this series, they discuss the show's allure and its failures, the arc of the show from satire to sitcom, its influences (the '40s serials and the comic books themselves) and the things it, in turn, influenced.

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Mar 21, 2019

Funny Feline Felonies - Catwoman and Joker shoot at Gordon's window

Stanley Ralph Ross's treatment, draft, and final scripts for The Funny Feline Felonies two-parter reveal a number of surprises: inconsistent concern for not doing the same gags twice, the death of the budding Batman-Batgirl romance, Ross errors that sometimes made it to the screen, a Ross gag that was, er, stubbed out like a cigar, and much more. The Batcave Podcast's John S. Drew joins us once again in the Bat Research Lab.

Plus, Adam West's Batman and Robin and conversation with our listeners about Batman, camp, and Pop!

The Funny Feline Felonies - treatment

The Funny Feline Felonies - draft

The Funny Feline Felonies - final

The Funny Feline Felonies - shooting schedule

Thread on The Funny Feline Felonies scripts on the '66 Batman Message Board

(We'll have more scripts in the future, but... not quite yet.)

Thread on the Sasha Torres camp/Pop essay on the '66 Batman Message Board

American Heritage Center travel grants

BGSU Batman Conference