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Old 06-24-02, 07:22 PM
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Batman(TVLand)?

What villains from the 60's tv show never appeared in the comic book(Batman,Detective,etc.) and why did Gomez Addams(John Astin) appear as the Riddler when Frank Gorshin appeared in a later episode?
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Old 06-24-02, 08:59 PM
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About all I can answer for sure on that is the thing on The Riddler. I guess Gorshin had another gig and couldn't get out of it. The Batman producers had a Riddler story and needed someone to play it, thus Astin. Another story meant for The Riddler was the two-parter with The Puzzler (Maurice Evans). Once again, Gorshin had another gig and they just changed the story to a character very similar to Riddler. I guess after Astin played the Riddler, Gorshin only had one more appearance and that was in a third season single episode (not a two-parter).
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penguin, joker, catwoman, riddler, mr. freeze, mad hatter, clock king were all in the comics.

i'm not sure about king tut, shame, egghead

people like louie the lilac didn't.
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