The Maltese Bippy (1969)

[as US Navy theme song “Anchors Aweigh” plays] Our grateful acknowledgement to the United States Navy who wanted nothing to do with this picture – but reluctantly lent us their song.

I watched the 1969 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movie “The Maltese Bippy” on my DVD. This was the first time I’d seen it since I was eleven. I was on vacation in Tampa with my parents and we decided to walk to a theater near our hotel. My parents watched another movie while I chose this Rowan and Martin romp. I used to watch Laugh-In[1] in my bedroom. I don’t think my parents would have approved but they never said anything.

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Batman TV Series

POW! THWAPP! CRASH! KAPOW! ZZZZZWAP! BAM!

Batman aired on ABC beginning January 12, 1966 and ran for 120 episodes over 3 seasons. The last episode aired on March 14, 1968. I never missed an episode. It was intentionally humorous, simplistic morality that included championing the importance of using seat belts, doing homework, eating vegetables, and drinking milk.

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