Adam West Had Zest As Batman--What Does He Think Of His Followers In Role?

CAN YOU BELIEVE THE CAPED CRUSADER IS NOW 84?

"I had a proprietary feeling at first," says West, who played the Batman 1966-68 series, "but I quickly realized that they were doing their thing. Christian Bale was marvelous in "The Dark Knight."

West shares more about his star-making role on PBS's "Pioneers of Television" (Jan. 29). Vote for your favorite portrayal of the character at Parade.com/batman.