When I was a kid I used to race home after school to watch all my favorite awesome TV shows. I would watch Gilligan's Island, The Brady Bunch, Andy Griffith, Green Acres and all the rest but my favorite was the old Batman show. I used to tie blankets around my neck to make a cape and even constructed a utility belt to help me in my crime fighting. I can still picture my brother and I pretending to punch each other and say "BAM" "ZAP" "POW" and all the other things that would pop up on the screen when they had a fight scene. I love those memories. I even bought a DVD collection of the first few years of the series to have in my collection forever.

It was on this date back in 1966 that the caped crusader first hit our television screens. I know mine and many other young boys and girls lives were changed that day as we had a new superhero to cheer for. Happy birthday TV Batman. Here is a clip from that first episode.