Family Guy Tribute to Adam West

Pop culture lost an icon in early June when Batman television series star Adam West passed away at age 88 after a battle with leukemia. The internet paid endless respect to the man who was the first encounter many fans had with The Caped Crusader. Now another tribute comes from the show that kept Adam West a household name, even for those who may not have known who he was.

Family Guy made Adam West into quite the character on the FOX animated series by creating an exaggerated version of the actor as the mayor of Quahog, the Rhode Island town that the Griffin family calls home. The animated version of West was kooky, not too bright, and always one of the best parts of the show, and the Family Guy crew wanted to pay tribute to the actor with a montage of his best moments from the series.

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adam west tribute

Adam West, the iconic actor best known for playing Batman in the ’60s television series and the 1966 film, passed away on June 9, 2017 after a battle with leukemia. He was 88 years old.

Rather than write a traditional obituary, the /Film crew has gathered together to pay tribute to one of the titans of pop culture, an actor who helped define one of the most popular characters of all time. West may be gone, but he will never be forgotten.

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Legion Poster

Want to see some weird Batman art created by Adam West? Will Cat Grant be appearing less in the second half of Supergirl‘s second season? Does Doctor Strange‘s UK Blu-ray and DVD release date indicated when we might get it in the US? Did you notice that Marvel‘s Twitter accounts got hacked? Which Mr. Robot star is campaigning for a role in the DC Extended Universe? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Animated Batman 1966 Movie Trailer

The Dark Knight has been portrayed by multiple actors over the decades. Michael Keaton played him for Tim Burton, Christian Bale played him for Christopher Nolan, and Kevin Conroy brought him to life in cartoon form in Batman: The Animated Series. But for older generations, Batman will always been Adam West, and now he’s reprising the role in a new animated movie.

We first heard about the animated Batman 1966 movie in the spring of 2015 with a plan to bring back the classic versions of Batman and Robin this year, just in time for the TV show’s 50th anniversary. Adam West and Burt Ward are back as Batman and Robin, and the first teaser trailer for the straight-to-DVD animated feature has just arrived online.

Watch the animated Batman 1966 movie trailer after the jump. Read More »

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Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 3 trailer

Over on Adult Swim, the stop-motion comedy of Robot Chicken has taken on nearly every facet of pop culture, all with the help of action figures. Now the series from Seth Green and Matt Senreich will return to the world of comic books with their third special focusing on the characters of DC Comics.

Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 3: A Magical Friendship is coming in October, and the first trailer for the special premiered at Comic-Con. But now it’s available online for your viewing pleasure, complete with some familiar voices for those who grew up on the classic 1960s version of Batman and Robin.

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Batman v Superman honest trailer

Three things are certain in life. Death, taxes, and Internet trailer parodies. The instant a big film trailer hits the web, you know hundreds of people start working on different parodies, memes, and whatever else they can come up with. In the past week, two of the year’s biggest trailers came online: Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Of course, so too came the parodies.

For Batman v Superman, Screen Junkies did an Honest Trailer version of the trailer, and someone else re-edited the footage with shots of Christopher Reeve and Adam West to give it a retro feel. Check out the Batman v Superman trailer parodies below. Read More »

Starring Adam West trailer

There’s a funny scene in Neighbors where two drunk dudes argue about which actor is the definitive Batman. For 30something Seth Rogen, it’s Michael Keaton of Batman and Batman Returns. For college kid Zac Efron, it’s Christian Bale from the Christopher Nolan films. And in the future, for kids even younger than that, it could very well become Ben Affleck going up against Henry Cavill in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

But for a sizable portion of the population, Batman always has been and always will be Adam West of the ’60s TV series. Though it’s been decades since the show ended, he remains an icon among superhero fans. The new documentary Starring Adam West is all about his career, from its rapid rise to its equally swift decline, and his lasting legacy. Watch the Starring Adam West trailer after the jump.

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