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View Poll Results: What show is your favorite?
Batman (1966) 6 85.71%
Birds Of Prey (2002) 0 0%
Gotham (2014) 1 14.29%
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Old September 30 2014, 11:52 PM   #1
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Live-Action Batman Series

With Gotham just starting, I was wondering how people think it is stacking up next to the 1960's Batman and the 2002 Birds of Prey series?

But thinking of the three, for me, I find that it is almost hard to compare the 1960's Batman to BOP or Gotham, even though I've only seen the 1960's movie. The 60's series was such a comedic, campy on the character, it's almost like trying to compare Star Trek to As The World Turns. One's a science-fiction show, the others a soap opera.
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Old October 1 2014, 12:04 AM   #2
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It's impossible to compare shows that are over with a show that's just starting.
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Old October 1 2014, 12:24 AM   #3
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Yeah, two weeks in is way too early to assess a show's merits.

Besides, only one of the three listed "Batman series" was actually about Batman. So it's not really a fair comparison in that sense either.
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Old October 1 2014, 12:34 AM   #4
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Re: Live-Action Batman Series

Just to be unfair and impossible, I chose Batman. Mostly because it's the only one that's primarily about Batman.
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Old October 1 2014, 04:37 AM   #5
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^Well, at this point, there's no contest. Birds of Prey was deeply flawed, and Gotham hasn't been around long enough to prove itself.
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Old October 1 2014, 12:45 PM   #6
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Re: Live-Action Batman Series

I'm going to expand the question parameters to "live-action shows about masked vigilantes" and declare that there are three valid answers: Disney's 1950s Zorro, the 60s Batman, and the current Arrow. Only selections from these three progams will be considered valid opinions.

Thank you for your cooperation, and have a righteously vengeful day.
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Old October 1 2014, 05:49 PM   #7
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I picked "Batman" based on the fact that it's the only choice that's actually a Batman show.

If you ask about the best love action show set in Gotham I still pick Batman, it was a good show, Birds of Prey was only okay and Gotham has barely started and what I've seen doesn't look appealing.
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