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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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Nov 2, 2017

Batman vs. Two-Face

At last, Batman '66 faces Two-Face! Adam West's final turn as Batman pits him against his classic-TV contemporary, William Shatner, in the animated release Batman vs. Two-Face! Producer James Tucker has said that last year's Return of the Caped Crusaders imitated the feel of seasons 2 and 3 of the original TV show, while this one has a season-one tone... but Tim and Paul beg to differ.

The film again prompts us to wonder: would Two-Face have worked as a '66 villain? Why did they choose this particular villain for the second movie?

Meanwhile, in the Bat-Research Lab, a breakthrough in the search for answers on the Legends of the Superheroes cowl! And your mail inspires more conversation about whether Batman '66 was a sitcom, and just what qualifies to be called that.

Adam West confesses: "I have some gear!"