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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.

Tim is an administrator of the Batman '66 Facebook page!

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Mar 19, 2020

Batman ratings

At last, we're back!

Week-to-week Neilsen ratings info isn't easy to come by, but some research on the ratings has been shared on the all-seeing, all-knowing 66 Batman message board by Bob Furmanek. This time we examine Bob's research and how it puts another nail in the bat-coffin of the pervasive fourth season myth.

2015 4th season myth thread

2018 4th season myth thread

2018 4th season smoking gun?

Also in this episode:

Batman ratings

Batman ratings

Batman ratings

The lyrics, in English:

You are my hero - Batman
You are my idol - Batman
I like you - Batman
You're a crime suppressor
Defender of justice
Gallant - Batman
Gallant - Batman

I envy him
Want to be like you
Batman, Batman

Unfortunately I'm still small
But your manliness
Made me want to grow up fast

I want to study hard
Later, after I graduate from school
I want to be Batman

(repeat first verse)