But he turned out to be Batman lite, reviled or ignored by everybody at Denkmann Elementary School, especially the boys who liked boys.
(Bruce Lee) wore silly green business suits and overcoats. Ironic, considering that Van Williams, formerly of Sunset Strip, was well known for his muscular physique.
2. Instead of cool villains like the Joker, the Riddler, and Catwoman, the Green Hornet and Kato fought crooked insurance companies, construction contractors, and local politicos. And they expected kids to watch?
3. People actually died on The Green Hornet. And they expected kids to watch?
Facing strong competition from The Wild Wild West and Tarzan, the series crashed. Guest appearances on Batman in September 1966 and March 1967 didn't help. After 26 episodes, it vanished, never to be seen again -- until Seth Rogen and Jay Chou starred in a comedy version in 2011.