UK sci-fi magazine Starburst devoted its March 1988 cover and an article to the popular 1960s Batman series. The article, written by Jon Abbott, talks about the initial success and then decline of Batman’s three series run on the ABC network airing between 1965 and 1968, in particular to the relation of other hit fantasy shows of the time such as Lost in Space, Bewitched, Jeannie,The Monkees, Star Trek, The Time Tunnel, Land of the Giants and The Green Hornet to name some. The article also discusses the erratic and out-of-sync airings on British TV, and some of the actors to play in Batman. Below are some pics I scanned.
Saturday mornings for many pre-internet kids growing up in the 70s, 80s and 90s often meant a whole morning dedicated to watching TV shows. Cartoons like Scooby-Doo, the Flintstones, the Smurfs, Spider-Man, Bugs Bunny and Wacky Races were all regular fixtures and dominated the schedules of US network giants such as ABC, NBC and CBS.