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by Dr. Shimel
Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:07 pm
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: TO THE BATPOLES #150: “The Astrologer”: The Proto-“Zodiac” Script
Replies: 20
Views: 1251

Re: TO THE BATPOLES #150: “The Astrologer”: The Proto-“Zodiac” Script

From the Bat-Inbox: To clarify what I meant about the contrast between Hizzoner The Penguin and The Contaminated Cowl is this: The world is in mourning because they believe that Batman and Robin are dead, but only a few weeks ago (presumably), three people showed up to watch Batman give a campaign ...
by Dr. Shimel
Sat Jan 02, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: TO THE BATPOLES #149: Alan Napier: "Not Just Batman's Butler"
Replies: 5
Views: 8425

Re: TO THE BATPOLES #149: Alan Napier: "Not Just Batman's Butler"

I think part of the annoyance with the book stems from the fact that the title obviously cites his role on Batman, but then offers a pedestrian summary of that 2+ year period. To be brutally honest, any interest in an Alan Napier bio would be next to nil if someone else had played Alfred.
by Dr. Shimel
Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: A hardened criminal reformed.
Replies: 7
Views: 3261

Re: A hardened criminal reformed.

Right next to Paul Diamante Field. :D
by Dr. Shimel
Sat Aug 22, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: TO THE BATPOLES #137: Yvonne Craig: We get a kick out of this memoir
Replies: 29
Views: 12872

Re: TO THE BATPOLES #137: Yvonne Craig: We get a kick out of this memoir

so she struck up a conversation with one of Elvis' "henchmen" (did they wear black turtlenecks with the titles of Elvis songs in white lettering on their chests?) Henchman: 'Elvis, we put Batman and Robin in the deathtrap.' Elvis: 'Thank you. Thank you very much.' "Elvis has left the...
by Dr. Shimel
Sun Jul 19, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: TO THE BATPOLES #137: Yvonne Craig: We get a kick out of this memoir
Replies: 29
Views: 12872

Re: TO THE BATPOLES #137: Yvonne Craig: We get a kick out of this memoir

Thanks guys for the lively discussion, thanks Scott for the link, thanks Dr. Shimel for all the vintage stories and thanks Mr. Glee for the last one. I had read before the story of her nixing the proposed 'Pat Craig' moniker. I can picture her putting her hands on her hips when they asked her to ch...
by Dr. Shimel
Sun Jul 12, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: TO THE BATPOLES #137: Yvonne Craig: We get a kick out of this memoir
Replies: 29
Views: 12872

Re: TO THE BATPOLES #137: Yvonne Craig: We get a kick out of this memoir

Yvonne's contract litigation and her fight to simply keep her name:
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by Dr. Shimel
Wed May 27, 2020 7:41 am
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: Thoughts/Ideas particularly about the third season and what could have been.
Replies: 13
Views: 3113

Re: Thoughts/Ideas particularly about the third season and what could have been.

I've mentioned before that Dough-zier started ramping up his apathy once the 1966 Christmas season passed, knowing that was the last gravy train before syndication had left the station. From there, his only goal was to get to the magic 100 episodes to make that happen, which required taking a meat c...
by Dr. Shimel
Fri May 22, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: Thoughts/Ideas particularly about the third season and what could have been.
Replies: 13
Views: 3113

Re: Thoughts/Ideas particularly about the third season and what could have been.

Stanley Ralph Ross decided to turn the show into one big joke.
by Dr. Shimel
Sat May 16, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: TO THE BATPOLES #133: Scott Sebring is here! Holy Bat-cyclopedia!
Replies: 16
Views: 4262

Re: TO THE BATPOLES #133: Scott Sebring is here! Holy Bat-cyclopedia!

in The Joker Goes to School, Joker notes how the botched electrocution of the Duo is similar to the East Coast blackout that had taken place roughly a month earlier. Penguin's seduction technique was also in evidence in the final episode of the Zodiac teamup with Joker. He fools Venus (not a difficu...
by Dr. Shimel
Thu Apr 23, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: Batman Ratings
Replies: 33
Views: 7408

Re: Batman Ratings

The conclusion of the Riddler wax museum caper (Give 'Em the Axe) was up against--with Frank Gorshin as guest star. :lol:
by Dr. Shimel
Thu Apr 09, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: Inger Stevens signed to appear on show?
Replies: 5
Views: 1812

Re: Inger Stevens signed to appear on show?

The S2 episode of Egghead had something of a farm-based plot--in the second half anyway, so perhaps that began as a vehicle for Stevens and was then re-worked for Vincent Price. Of course, that ep included the egg shampoo Burt Ward got--reportedly for being a jerk.
by Dr. Shimel
Tue Mar 17, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: Board Appreciation
Replies: 5
Views: 1581

Re: Board Appreciation

Hopefully, this all-too-real current situation has somewhere remotely the same sort of conclusion as the Duo's battle against the Lygerian fruit fly. :D
by Dr. Shimel
Thu Mar 05, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: Frank Gorshin on Buzzr
Replies: 4
Views: 1588

Re: Frank Gorshin on Buzzr

chrisbcritter wrote: Tue Jan 21, 2020 3:33 am Four of Frank's episodes are on YouTube; his opponent was Angie Dickinson. Dates were November 21, 22, 23, and 25, 1966.
The gap of no show on the 24th was due to Thanksgiving, when CBS was showing the Lions getting pounded by the 49ers, 41-14.