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Nerdist Podcast: Adam West
Episode 605: Nerdist Podcast
Adam West
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Nerdist Podcast: Adam West

Batman himself, Adam West, sits down with Chris to talk about how he got into the entertainment business, his time acting in Spaghetti Westerns, and what led him to being cast as Batman! He also talks about his upbringing on a wheat farm in rural Washington and the Blu-ray release of Batman, the complete series!

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  1. Adventureless_Hero says:

    That is probably one of my favorite episodes so far. As Chris put it near the end, Adam is not just an great guy for being such a beloved character, but he seems to be a pretty groovy dude outside the public eye. Great episode!

    Also, I’ve got to find a way to make Adam West signing off the podcast a ringtone! “Folks! Mmm, MMMGood! Oooh! Enjoy that burrito!” 
    The best!

  2. J. Smith says:

    Thank you so much.  This was awesome.  

  3. Three Toes of fury says:


    Will you kindly stop reading the minds of fellow nerdists and then arranging guests whom are childhood heros of them?!?    Batman and 1/6th of Monty Python in the same freaking week?!    Whats next?   The actor who played Johnny Socko or did the voice over for Speed Racer?   The remaining members of the Monkees?  Gene Wilder talking at length about Willy Wonka!?
    Get out of my head man!
    Peace & Amazing podcasts keep a comin!

  4. Aaron says:

    You really are the Coloring Book of the comment threads, greg.

  5. David H says:

    I get that part of trolling is that you’re trying to upset people, but your general state of sadness is starting to get overwhelming. 

  6. Patty Marvel says:

    “WALLA WALLA WALLA WALLA WALLA…!” Made me SO happy! FYI, good proper name to pull out and throw down during word games to blow your opponents away!

  7. Stuart says:

    Having mainlined The Nerdist for a month or so (100+ behind, now only 23), after getting behind on all my podcast listening, I must say this one was one of my favourites.  Thoroughly enjoyed Adam West as a guest, hope he gets a returns episode at some point. 

  8. niue says:

    Chris always seems to be making up questions on the spot only to keep the conversation going. Which makes the conversation seemed forced and not interesting. Most of the questions are boring and don’t really make sense to be asked.

    • Babak says:

      And you don’t think that one of the questions can ultimately lead into an very interesting topic? I think that’s actually quite amazing. He’s digging hard to get to something that his guests love to talk about and are interested in, things they usually don’t talk about in promotional interviews. That’s the moment the guests begin to flourish. It’s tough sometimes to get to that point, but once he gets there i’m pretty thankful that he’s able to keep the conversation alive.

    • Chris says:

      Babak: Agreed. I couldn’t disagree more with you NIUE. The great thing about podcasting and specifically the Nerdist is that you get to “know” the people they talk with and learn things that you normally wouldn’t due to superficial questions.

  9. ThisGuyRightHere says:

    “Nobody messes with Adam We.”
    But seriously, stoked to listen to this!