Professor Zoom wrote:
His Batman, West's Batman STILL figures into the culture.
People still turn out to see Adam West at personal appearences - they love this guy, he and his "Batman" character are the pop culture successors, of a sort, to Clayton Moore's "Lone Ranger."
It's not unreasonable to guess that the influence of the 1960s Batman
series may linger a generation after yet another
as-yet-unconceived version has pushed Nolan's movies into the background along with Burton's.