How about we get all the people who claim rights to the show in one room, dehydrate them into powder, then mix up their molecules and rehydrate them.
"Who knows, Robin, this strange mixing of minds just might get our series out on DVD..."
Or we could just say "If you don't release the show on DVD, MISS KITKA DIES!"
(Yeah, I rewatched the end of the 60's movie today.
Batman - The Movie, somedays you just can't get rid of a bomb