Batman Actor "Took Pills To Shrink Him Up"

Actor Burt Ward, who played Robin in the classic 1960's Batman TV series, says network execs were very concerned about the Boy Wonder's 'bulge'.

Ward says a group called the Catholic League of Decency wrote in complaining that Robin "had a very large bulge for television".  

The network's response? Sending Ward to a doctor, who gave him pills to "shrink me up". Ward says he took the pills for three days before he decided they might be doing damage. Instead, he "just used my cape to cover it".

Last week, Ward was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Did you ever noticed Robin's 'bat-bulge' on the old TV show? Are Adam West and Burt Ward still the best Batman & Robin ever?

Sponsored Content

Sponsored Content

X101.5 · Tallahassee's Rock Station
Listen Now on iHeartRadio