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Batman: Season 2 Part Two

 Review by Suzanne Lanoue 7/25/15

This was a very fun show of my childhood, back in the 60's. It was insanely popular for about a minute. They even showed it for two nights at one point. Nowadays they would call it a "water cooler show."  Even though it was about a comic book superhero (which, back in those days was definitely only something kids would admit reading), it was a cool and hip show that used modern slang, guest-stars and music to appeal to teens and young adults. Pretty much everyone watched it, though, at least for a while.

Instead of making a kid's show, like they had done with "The Adventures of Superman," they made this show very campy and fun. Kids could still watch and enjoy it, but it definitely had many adult references. However, the show was so campy and had such bad acting, and it was pretty much the same idea over and over, that eventually, people lost interest.

If you weren't around then, you may wonder what all the fuss was about. The first season was the best, but it was still very good in the second season. I mean, if "good" is really a term you can apply to a show like this.

From what I've read, they started cutting the budget in the 2nd season, and it shows. It gets even worse in the 3rd season.

Unfortunately, they chose to release the second season in only 2 parts, and there are no extras or features. Although the shows are worth having, I would suggest that if you're a real collector, you buy the entire series instead of just each season DVD. That's what I did! I waited until Amazon was having their big sale, so it cost less.

Either way, I hope you enjoy it.





ON DVD JULY 14, 2015

Featuring The Final 30 Episodes From The Second Season of the 1966 Original Batman Series Starring Adam West, Burt Ward, Julie Newmar, Cesar Romero and more!

BURBANK, CA (March 18, 2015) – The iconic high-camp cleverness of “POW!,” “THWACK!” and “ZAP!” graphics leap off the pages as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) releases Batman: The Second Season, Part 2 to own on DVD on July 14, 2015 for $39.98 SRP. As the #7 best-selling TV title in 2014, the iconic series continues to prove enduringly popular for fans young and old. Batman: The Second Season, Part 2 features the final 30 episodes from the second season of the 1966 Original Batman Series, and includes over 12 hours of content! This is a collection you won’t want to miss!

Batman: The Second Season, Part 2 will bring more rollicking and mysterious mayhem designed to defeat our Caped Crusaders! With felonious foes lined up for revenge, like the venomous Black Widow, chilling Mr. Freeze and cagey Penguin, Batman (Adam West) and Robin (Burt Ward) must match wits with the wiliest. Sit back and tune into the double-crosses and conundrums that confound our calm, cool and be-cowled crime fighters. Now completely remastered, all the originality, crime-fighting action and arch-villainy of special guest stars like Tallulah Bankhead, Victor Buono and Eli Wallach are on DVD in pristine splendor like never before – for those who were there, and for a new generation of Bat-fans!

“For decades, Batman has proven its popularity and it all started with this live-action television title,” said Rosemary Markson, WBHE Senior Vice President, TV Marketing. “We recently released Batman: The Second Season, Part 1 and we just couldn’t wait any longer to release Batman: The Second Season Part 2 on DVD for longtime bat-fans to finish what they’ve started.”

Batman: The Second Season, Part 2 on DVD includes all 30 episodes:

  1. The Puzzles Are Coming
  2. The Duo Is Slumming
  3. The Sandman Cometh
  4. The Catwoman Goeth
  5. The Contaminated Cowl
  6. The Mad Hatter Runs Afoul
  7. The Zodiac Crimes
  8. The Joker’s Hard Times
  9. The Penguin Declines
  10. That Darn Catwoman
  11. Scat! Darn Catwoman
  12. Penguin Is A Girl’s Best Friend
  13. Penguin Sets A Trend
  14. Penguin’s Disastrous End
  15. Batman’s Anniversary
  16. A Riddling Controversy
  17. The Joker’s Last Laugh
  18. The Joker’s Epitaph
  19. Catwoman Goes To College
  20. Batman Displays His Knowledge
  21. A Piece Of The Action
  22. Batman’s Satisfaction
  23. King Tut’s Coup
  24. Batman’s Waterloo
  25. Black Widow Strikes Again
  26. Caught In The Spider Den
  27. Pop Goes The Joker
  28. Flop Goes The Joker
  29. Ice Spy
  30. The Duo Defy

DVD Standard Features:

• 4 DVD-9s

• Audio: English (1.0 DD)

• Subtitles: English SDH, Latin Spanish, French

• Aspect Ratio: 4x3 Full Screen

About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment's home video, digital distribution and interactive entertainment businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD) and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels, and is a significant developer and publisher for console and online video game titles worldwide. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail partners and licensees.

About DC Entertainment:

DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash, etc.), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables, etc.) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. and Time Warner.  DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive games.  Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world.

BATMAN and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics. (s14) © 1966-1968, 2014 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  © 2014 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.  All rights reserved.  Hot Wheels® Replica Batmobile ©2014 Mattel. All Rights Reserved.

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