Robin, “The Boy Wonder” (Burt Ward) was the crime fighting partner of Batman on the fantasy adventure BATMAN/ABC/1966-68. When not fighting crime, The Boy Wonder returned to his role of teenage ward Dick Grayson, an orphan under the care of millionaire Bruce Wayne (Adam West) a.k.a. “Batman.” Dick’s parents (a high-wire circus act billed as “The Flying Graysons”) were killed my mobster Bess Zucco.
Batman & Robin were based on the comic-strip characters created by Bob Kane in the 1940s. Robin debuted in Detective Comics No.38, June 1940.