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Adam West returns in 'Batman' series' digital release
Adam West returns in 'Batman' series' digital release

As a youngster growing up in Walla Walla, Wash., Adam West devoured "Batman" comic books and even did a little play-acting as the Caped Crusader. "Then I forgot about it," said the 86-year-old actor during a recent phone interview from his home in Ketchum, Idaho. Decades later, as a young actor in Hollywood, West got a call about playing the DC Comics' superhero in a new TV series. He was hesitant. At least initially. "I thought, 'I'm trying to have a serious career,'" he recalled. But he read Lorenzo Semple Jr.'s script for the first two episodes. "I fell down laughing," said West. "I said, 'I have got to do...

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