I can only imagine that money must have been tight in Gotham City back in the 1960s for Batman to take a singing gig on a variety show. Or perhaps he was working undercover to bust a ring of rogue off-key villains? Or maybe he lost a bet with the Joker?

A YouTube commenter nails it when he says: “Gotham City’s Police Dept just made him their #1 criminal…he murdered that song!”

But wait — it gets better. And by “better” I mean “worse”. Here’s Robin (Burt Ward) singing the same. Audio only. You’re welcome.

My only question: how did these not make it on the Batmania! album?

[via Matthew Sanborn Smith]

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