'Batman' 1960s TV Series Complete Box Set Will Be Released in 2014!

Warner Bros. confirmed the news after Conan O'Brien made the announcement on Twitter. Adam West and Burt Ward starred as Batman and Robin in the series.

Conan O'Brien, whose show Conan is shot on the Warner Bros. lot, announced today that Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release the original 1966 Batman series on DVD later this year. Take a look at the late-night talk show host's tweet, which includes a photo of him with the original Batmobile.

Conan and the Batmobile

Although it isn't the most conventional way to announce a highly-anticipated DVD set like this, Conan O'Brien does have somewhat of a history with the legendary franchise. He lent his voice to talk show host David Endocrine in the animated adventure Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 last year.

The original Batman series spanned 120 episodes over three seasons from 1966 to 1968, starring Adam West and Burt Ward as Batman and Robin. The series co-starred Neil Hamilton as Commissioner Gordon, Stafford Repp as Chief O'Hara, Yvonne Craig as Batgirl and Alan Napier as Alfred, with notable villains such as The Joker (Cesar Romero), Catwoman (Julie Newmar), The Penguin (Burgess Meredith) and The Riddler (Frank Gorshin).

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment hasn't revealed when this boxed set will debut yet, so stay tuned for the official announcement.



Sources: Conan O'Brien

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  1. undeadslayer4

    @brady1138 they couldve done that a long time ago

    9 months agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  2. undeadslayer4

    @monkeyiron2-0 well they are recovering many movies from the 1900s and converting them into blu ray/dvd

    9 months agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  3. Bryan Kelly

    "Hey, wanna buy some dead tech?"
    "Umm...Nope."
    DVD
    R.I.P.
    1995-2009

    9 months agoby @thebryankellyFlag

  4. lance123

    Cool

    9 months agoby @lancelievenseFlag

  5. stabalice83

    I don't believe any of us are blind to the fact that this show was super cheesy and the cast were not the best actors. That being said I CANNOT WAIT FOR THIS TO COME OUT!!!! This was my favorite show as a kid (until Batman The Animated Series came out when I was 9), the reruns of the '60s series started my obsession with Batman and I would buy it just for that fact alone but as it is I still love watching the reruns when I find them on. It's campy, cheesy and full of over the top and bad acting and I love every second of it!!!

    9 months agoby @stabalice83Flag

  6. Monkeyiron 2.0

    and the 1st movie of the Ninja Turtles can't get a special edition d.v.d. >.

    9 months agoby @monkeyiron2-0Flag

  7. EmmyttWolfe

    @thedude1 Fair enough.

    9 months agoby @EmmyttWolfeFlag

  8. skywise

    I know that it was a HUGE thing in the 60's but even as a kid watching this I just KNEW it was super cheese. I love super cheese!

    9 months agoby @skywiseFlag

  9. Bellandedward1

    Excellent now how much is it going to cost

    9 months agoby @bellandedward1Flag

  10. TheDude1

    @EmmyttWolfe That is just your opinion, and I disagree with it.

    9 months agoby @thedude1Flag

  11. EmmyttWolfe

    People need to stop letting nostalgia blind them. This show is awful.

    9 months agoby @EmmyttWolfeFlag

  12. CelluloidDreams

    EPIC!..

    9 months agoby @2movieguysFlag

  13. Ghostman

    Awesome! But no confirmation on a blu-ray release?

    9 months agoby @ghostmanFlag

  14. LuxoIII

    Holy About Flipping Time, Batman!!!

    9 months agoby @brady1138Flag