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TV’s Robin Says ABC Tried to Shrink His… Robin-hood

For baby boomers and classic TV fans, the name Burt Ward is instantly recognizable as the loyal and extremely excitable Robin on the campy “Batman” series which ran on ABC from 1966-1968. Just this week he happily unveiled a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame which he called an “amazing experience.”

The Caped Crusaders costumes were bright and tight-fitting to say the least, so snug that Ward incurred the wrath of the Catholic League of Decency.

“They thought that Robin had a very large bulge for television,” Ward told Page Six, although he promises that it was all him, unlike Adam West who played Batman.

“With Adam they put Turkish towels in his undershorts,” he explained.

The problem grew so tumescent that the studio had Ward see a doctor who prescribed medication “to shrink me up.”

Thankfully Ward quit taking the pills almost immediately.

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