Adam West may have portrayed the goofiest version of Batman ever, but he is a crucial part of Batman’s history that shouldn’t be forgotten. When he hit the silver screen in July of 1966, Adam West made history as the first caped crusader to entertain moviegoers.
Levels of campiness were off the charts as actors leaned into their characters with all their might. And although fans of Christopher Nolans Dark Knight trilogy might be embarrassed by this chapter of Batman’s story, I for one am glad that this version of Batman exists in the world.
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