Batman - Return to the Batcave
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Anyway, for those familiar with the old series, this is a fun romp as they try to solve who stoled the Batmobile! Still, I wish they could've done it a few years earlier while the two other main villians were still alive. By that, I am refering to Ceasar Romero (The Joker) and Burgess Merideth (The Penguin). Since this film was made, Frank Gorshin (The Riddler) has passed on though I am not sure about Julie Newmar as I think she's still alive (I know that Earth Kitt still is as she's also a former Catwoman).
On a personal note, I also have to applaud whoever picked the actors that portrayed the younger versions of Adam and Burt (especially Burt as it was dead on)! I noticed they did had to pad the stomach a bit for the actor who played Adam West because was physically in much better shape than Adam ever was! LOL!
I also liked the hip-hop version of the old Batman theme. It was an updated take on it BUT still true and respectful to the old theme as well as the more disco type one they played when Adam and Burt first put on their costumes for the first day of shooting. While I have nothing against rap and such, many times they tailor it to "being real" and that nonsense! I am glad whoever made those two pieces of music stayed true to the spirit of the show.
Finally, the references to Lyle Waggoner, the man that ALMOST got to play Batman!Read more ›
What REALLY needs to happen though, is for Fox and Warner to get their collective heads out of their you-know-whats, come to an agreeement on licensing and get the three seasons' worth of the Batman TV show on DVD. Lord knows there are a lot of people who want it, including yours truly. Quit being so frickin greedy, both of you, and get it done.
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This movie is the best one I've seen in a long time. In this movie, you get to see Burt Ward AKA Robin getting hurt, medicine he was forced to take and much more. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Sue
West and Ward return to the cave to tell their personal stories of their experiences (other actors recreate them as their younger selves) as they aspire to solve a mystery. Read morePublished 15 months ago by ellison
One must really appreciate the humour that exited in the series, not to mention the dynamics between the leads! Pity that Gorshin is no longer with us. Read morePublished on June 23, 2014 by Ian M.
If you want to learn some background history about the 1960's Batman TV show, then this is the show to watch. Read morePublished on May 27, 2014 by M. Miguel
Fun, silly, and just plain entertaining, "Return to the Batcave" is a combination reunion show/documentary/new story. Read morePublished on January 19, 2014 by Darthjal
I couldn't have hoped for a better, quirky little film. I absolutely loved this reunion with Adam, Burt, Frank, Julie, and Lee. Read morePublished on November 1, 2013 by Victor Spoils
I know this was done a number of years later than the TV series and follow-up movie, but since it had the original cast it measured up to the original show and movie.Published on August 17, 2013 by mighty mo