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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Jan 2020 2:52 p.m. PST

…. to Shrink His Superheroic Penis.

"Earlier this week, Burt Ward, famous player of Robin in the 1960s Batman TV show, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. During the ceremonies, he revealed some information that has us just bursting at the seams with curiosity.

It turns out, while there was nothing flaccid about Ward's charismatic performance as the (clearly actually an adult) Boy Wonder, there was one part of Ward's Robin that ABC wanted to have a little less on-screen presence.

"They thought Robin had a very large bulge for television," Ward told Page Six. So large was Dick's dick that, apparently, the Catholic League of Decency complained, and apparently ABC was so concerned about the enormity of the problem that the company took matters into its own hands. According to Ward, he was put on medicine from a studio doctor that would, in his words, "shrink me up."…"
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15mm and 28mm Fanatik13 Jan 2020 7:25 p.m. PST

"They thought Robin had a very large bulge for television,"

"Holy I just can't help myself when I see Yvonne Craig, Batman!"


d88mm1940 Supporting Member of TMP13 Jan 2020 8:18 p.m. PST

Would have been cheaper to have him see a shrink…

Zephyr113 Jan 2020 9:52 p.m. PST

Old news. Ward was explaining (bragging about) it in a "behind the scenes" Batman documentary like 20+ years ago…

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Jan 2020 11:36 a.m. PST



Mithmee15 Jan 2020 4:33 p.m. PST

Plus it was the 1960's Burt scored a lot back then.

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