Batman (1966) - Timeline

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This is the timeline for the 1966 Batman show and it's associated tie-in material. It is currently unknown if it is within the Arrowverse, although since Burt Ward is set to appear in the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover, it's very likely.


This series is the main chunk of this timeline, as it's what all other material spins off from.

Batman: The Movie
This tie-in movie is largely seperate and isolated, but is a spin-off of the series nonetheless.


The Batgirl tv short was produced to impress ABC executives and was never officially aired. It can be found on the Batman: The Complete Television Series box-set's special features.

Legends of the Superheroes
This odd show features three returning actors from the series.

Batman '66

A comic series was produced to expand and pay tribute to the Batman (1966) universe.

Batman - Return of the Caped Crusaders

A animated movie based on the television series was made 50 years later.

Batman vs. Two-Face
A sequel to Batman - Return of the Caped Crusaders was released a year later. It retconed Batman '66 - The Lost Episode out of existence

The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet is certainly non-canon. The show features Batman as a television series, showing the Batcave, so it can't be reasoned that it's a news recording. Bruce and Dick watch a show called The Green Hornet, but it's not actually shown, so it can be presumed that it's a fictionalized interpretation of the Green Hornet and Kato's adventures, or it's a coincidence and it's completely unrelated to The Green Hornet and the show is about something else.

1974 Equal Pay with Batgirl
The 1974 Equal Pay with Batgirl short is non-canon, and only used to promote women's rights. Batman doesn't pay Robin or Batgirl, and Batgirl certainly wouldn't play with the two heroes lives.

Batman '66 - The Lost Episode
This comic is heavily contradicted by Batman vs. Two-Face, therefore it no longer counts as canon.

Batman '66 Meets The Green Hornet/Batman '66 Meets The Man From U.N.C.L.E./Batman '66 Meets Steed and Mrs. Peel/Batman '66 Meets Wonder Woman '77/Batman '66 Meets The Legion of Superheroes/Archie Meets Batman '66
The crossover comics all seem to take place in 1966, which is incompatible with the timeline established on the show.

It's presumed the episodes air in order of release because of the Blu-Ray episode guide and the bookend narration stating which Villain is up next time (although Batman 1x10: A Death Worse Than Fate confused the Riddler for the Joker).

The Batmobile has a manufacturing date of 1966, so it's no earlier than that.

In Batman '66 Meets the Legion of Superheroes, it's explicitly stated it's 1966.

In Batman 1x07: Instant Freeze, James Gordon states "Ice in July?".

School is active in Batman 1x15: The Joker Goes to School, meaning it's sometime after September. It's further implied when Dick mentions that pre-college exams start in 3 days. The ACT (American College Testing) is held on September at the earliest. Since Batman confusingly mentions it being a school holiday the next day, it's presumed he meant that it was Saturday.

In Batman 2x32: The Duo is Slumming, Santa Claus acknowledges that "it's almost Christmas".

In 2x53, the Narrator states it's "The start of a new semester at ivy covered Yale University".


Batman 1x01, "Hi Diddle Riddle"
Batman 1x02, Smack in the Middle"
Batman 1x03, "Fine Feathered Finks"
Batman 1x04, "The Penguin's a Jinx"
Batman 1x05, "The Joker Is Wild"
Batman 1x06, "Batman is Riled"

Batman 1x07, "Instant Freeze"
Batman 1x08, "Rats Like Cheese"

Batman 1x09, "Zelda the Great"
Batman 1x10, "A Death Worse Than Fate"
Batman 1x11, "A Riddle a Day Keeps the Riddler Away"
Batman 1x12, "When the Rat's Away, the Mice Will Play"
Batman 1x13, "The Thirteen Hat"
Batman 1x14, "Batman Stands for Pat"

Batman 1x15, "The Joker Goes to School"
Batman 1x16, "He Meets His Match, the Grisly Ghoul"

Batman 1x17, "True or False-Face"
Batman 1x18, "Holy Rat Race"
Batman 1x19, "The Purr-fect Crime:
Batman 1x20, "Better Luck Next Time"
Batman 1x21, "The Penguin Goes Straight"
Batman 1x22, "Not Yet, He Ain't"
Batman 1x23, "The Ring of Wax"
Batman 1x24, "Give 'Em the Axe"
Batman 1x25, "The Joker Trumps an Ace"
Batman 1x26, "Batman Sets the Pace"
Batman 1x27, "The Curse of Tut"
Batman 1x28, "The Pharaoh's in a Rut"
Batman 1x29, "The Bookworm Turns"
Batman 1x30, "While Gotham City Burns"
Batman 1x31, "Death in Slow Motion"
Batman 1x32, "The Ridder's False Notion"
Batman 1x33, "Fine Finny Fiends"
Batman 1x34, "Batman Makes the Scenes"
Batman - The Movie
2x01, "Shoot a Crooked Arrow"
Batman 2x02, "Walk the Straight and Narrow"
Batman 2x03, "Hot Off the Griddle"
Batman 2x04, "The Cat and the Fiddle"
Batman 2x05, "The Minstrel's Shakedown"
Batman 2x06, "Barbecued Batman?"
Batman 2x07, "The Spell of Tut"
Batman 2x08, "Tut's Case is Shut"
Batman 2x09, "The Greatest Mother of Them All"
Batman 2x10, "Ma Parker"
Batman 2x11, "The Clock King's Crazy Crimes"
Batman 2x12, "The Clock King Gets Crowned"
Batman 2x13, "An Egg Grows in Gotham"
Batman 2x14, "The Yegg Foes in Gotham"
Batman 2x15, "The Devil's Fingers"
Batman 2x16, "The Dead Ringers"
Batman 2x17, "Hizzonner the Penguin"
Batman 2x18, "Dizzoner the Penguin"
Batman 2x19, "Green Ice"
Batman 2x20, "Deep Freeze"
Batman 2x21, "The Impractical Joker"
Batman 2x22, "The Joker's Provokers"
Batman 2x23, "Marsha, Queen of Diamonds"
Batman 2x24, "Marsha, Scheme of Diamonds"
Batman 2x25, "Come Back, Shame"
Batman 2x26, "It's How You Play the Game"
Batman 2x27, "The Penguin's Nest"
Batman 2x28, "The Bird's Last Jest"
Batman 2x29, "The Cat's Meow"
Batman 2x30, "The Bat's Kow Tow"

Batman 2x31, "The Puzzles Are Coming"
Batman 2x32, "The Duo is Slumming"


Batman 2x33, "The Sandman Cometh"
Batman 2x34, "The Catwoman Goeth"
Batman 2x35, "The Contaminated Cowl"
Batman 2x36, "The Mad Batter Runs Afoul"
Batman 2x37, "The Zodiac Crimes"
Batman 2x38, "The Joker's Hard Times"
Batman 2x39, "The Penguin Declines"
Batman 2x40, "That Darn Catwoman"
Batman 2x41, "Scat! Darn Catwoman"
Batman 2x42, "Penguin is a Girl's Best Friend"
Batman 2x43, "Penguin Sets a Trend"
Batman 2x44, "Penguin's Disastrous End"
Batman 2x45, "Batman's Anniversary"
Batman 2x46, "A Riddling Controversy"
Batman 2x47, "The Joker's Last Laugh"
Batman 2x48, "The Joker's Epitaph"
Batman 2x49, "Catwoman Goes to College"
Batman 2x50, "Batman Displays His Knowledge"
Batman 2x51, "A Piece of the Action"
Batman 2x52, "Batman's Satisfaction"

Batman 2x53, "King Tut's Coup"
Batman 2x54, "Batman's Waterloo"

Batman 2x55, "Black Widow Strikes Again"
Batman 2x56, "Caught in the Spider's Den"
Batman 2x57, "Pop Goes the Joker"
Batman 2x58, "Flop Goes the Joker"
Batman 2x59, "Ice Spy"
Batman 2x60, "The Duo Defy"
Batman 3x01, "Enter Batgirl, Exit Penguin"
Batman 3x02, "Ring Around the Riddler"
Batman 3x03, "The Wall of the Siren"
Batman 3x04, "The Sport of Penguins"
Batman 3x05, "A Horse of Another Color"
Batman 3x06, "The Unkindest Tut of All"
Batman 3x07, "Louie the Lilac"
Batman 3x08, "The Other and I"
Batman 3x09, "How to Hatch a Dinosaur"
Batman 3x10, "Surf's Up! Joker's Under!"
Batman 3x11, "The Londinium Larcenies"
Batman 3x12, "The Foggiest Notion"
Batman 3x13, "The Bloody Tower"
Batman 3x14, "Catwoman's Dressed to Kill"
Batman 3x15, "The Ogg Couple"
Batman 3x16, "The Funny Feline Felonies"
Batman 3x17, "The Joke's On Catwoman"
Batman 3x18, "Louie's Lethal Lilac Time"
Batman 3x19, "Nora Clavicle and the Ladies' Crime Club"
Batman 3x20, "Penguin's Clean Sweep"
Batman 3x21, "The Great Escape"
Batman 3x22, "The Great Train Robbery"
Batman 3x23, "I'll Be a Mummy's Uncle"
Batman 3x24, "The Joker's Flying Saucer"
Batman 3x25, "The Entrancing Dr. Cassandra"
Batman 3x26, "Minerva, Mayhem and Millionaires"


Batman - Return of the Caped Crusaders
Batman vs. Two Face

Batman '66 #1 - The Riddler's Ruse Part 1 "Mirth From Above"
Batman '66 #2 - The Riddler's Ruse Part 2
Batman '66 #3 - The Riddler's Ruse Part 3
Batman '66 #4 - Emperor Penguin Part 1
Batman '66 #5 - Emperor Penguin Part 2
Batman '66 #6 - Chandell's Chanteuse
Batman '66 #7 - The Joker Sees Red
Batman '66 #8 - Batman Hunts the Dead
Batman '66 #9 - Scrambled Eggs
Batman '66 #10 - The Hatter Takes the Crown
Batman '66 #11 - A Chase in London Town
Batman '66 #12 - The Clock King Strikes!
Batman '66 #13 - The Sandman Says Goodnight
Batman '66 #14 - Batman Sleeps Tight
Batman '66 #15 - The Tail of the Tiger Topaz
Batman '66 #16 - The Conqueror Bookworm
Batman '66 #17 - The Inevitable Jail-Term
Batman '66 #18 - The Kissing Cossack
Batman '66 #19 - The Fiend is False! Part 1
Batman '66 #20 - The Fiend is False! Part 2
Batman '66 #21 - The Joker's Layoff Riot!
Batman '66 #22 - King Tut Barges In
Batman '66 #23 - Bat in Time Again
Batman '66 #24 - Zelda's Great Escape
Batman '66 #25 - Caught by the Cape!
Batman '66 #26 - Showdown with Shame
Batman '66 #27 - Mr. Freeze Breaks the Ice
Batman '66 #28 - Batman Doesn't Play nice
Batman '66 #29 - The Butler Did It!
Batman '66 #30 - Cleopatra's Reign
Batman '66 #31 - The Joker's Big Show

Batman '66 #32 - Gotham Goes Ho Ho Ho
Batman '66 #33 - The Dynamic Duo & Batgirl Say Hello!
Batman '66 #34 - The Queen of Diamonds' Big Heist
Batman '66 #35 - Batman Makes Marsha Pay the Price
Batman '66 #36 - To Be or Not to Be
Batman '66 #37 - Don't Change That Bat Channel
Batman '66 #38 - The Bat Host with the Most
Batman '66 #39 - The Sheriff of Crime
Batman '66 #40 - The Batrobot Takes Flight
Batman '66 #41 - Bat-Villains Unite
Batman '66 #42 - Caught in the Widow's Web
Batman '66 #43 - Batman Fights The Penguin's Dread
Batman '66 #44 - Eggolution
Batman '66 #45 - Batman's Rebound
Batman '66 #46 - The Short Halloween

Batman '66 #47 - The Osiris Virus
Batman '66 #48 - Batman on Papyrus
Batman '66 #49 - Bats, Books and Crazy Crooks
Batman '66 #50 - The Villain of Vapor Street
Batman '66 #51 - Foggy Bats Can't Be Beat
Batman '66 #52 - A Stand Up Guy Part 1
Batman '66 #53 - A Stand Up Guy Part 2
Batman '66 #54 - The Guarden of Death
Batman '66 #55 - Batman's Final Breath?
Batman '66 #56 - The Penguin Turns the Tables
Batman '66 #57 - Batman Shows He's Able
Batman '66 #58 - The Groovy Grave of Grundy
Batman '66 #59 - The Quagmire of Clayface
Batman '66 #60 - Diamond Disaster!
Batman '66 #61 - Batman Moves Faster!
Batman '66 #62 - Night of the Harlequin
Batman '66 #63 - Bad Men
Batman '66 #64 - Poison Ivy's Deadly Kiss
Batman '66 #65 - Batman's Aim Must Not Miss!
Batman '66 #66 - Bane Enters the Ring
Batman '66 #67 - Batman Does His Thing
Batman '66 #68 - Scarecrow Comes to Town
Batman '66 #69 - Hunt the Croc Down
Batman '66 #70 - Parker Breaks Out
Batman '66 #71 - Catwoman Comes About!
Batman '66 #72 - Main Title Part 1

Batman '66 #73 - Main Title Part 2


Legends of the Superheroes 1x01, "The Challenge"
Legends of the Superheroes 1x02, "The Roast"

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