Holy smokes, Batman, have we got a surprise for you! Fans of the original Batman TV series will recognize today’s guest in a jiffy!
Burt Ward, the iconic actor who played the trusty sidekick to Adam West’s Batman, joined in studio this morning to talk about his upcoming Walmart Tour with the classic Batmobile from the show!
In conjunction with Burt’s personal charity Gentle Giants Rescue, the world’s largest giant breed dog rescue and adoption shelter, the star is making special appearances at Walmarts in the area to meet with fans and promote his new line of high-end dog food, Gentle Giants.
Fans are invited to come down to meet Burt and get an autographed photo of him in his classic character of Robin, plus even get your photo taken inside the Batmobile! WOWIE ZOWIE!
The event is all for free and for a good cause. All you have to do to get an autographed photo is to purchase a bag of Burt’s dog food, and this is what you’ll get in return!
Burt Ward & the Batmobile Walmart Tour Locations:
- June 23rd Walmart in Simi Valley CA – Appearing with the Batmobile
- June 30th 2012 – Walmart in Rosemead CA
- July 7th 2012 – Walmart in Santa Fe Springs CA
- July 14th 2012 – Walmart in Lakewood CA
*Each appearance will be from 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Ward will sign pictures of himself as Robin and fans will also get to sit in the original car from the series and have their pictures made with ward all free, all the fans have to do is purchase a bag of Burt’s dog food Gentle Giants, which doubles the life of your dog.
Burt and his wife Tracy for the past 18 years has saved the lives of 14,000 dogs at their Gentle Giants Rescue in Norco, CA with sales of Wards Dog Food go to benefit his dog rescue, which is a non profit. For more information, visit www.gentlegiantsrescue.com.
Ward’s dog food Is sold in stores all over California at Ralphs, Gelsons, Stater Bros, the Walmart in Baldwin Park, CA, Walmart in Indiana and now the above Southern California Walmart stores.
Listen to our in-studio interview with Burt Ward to hear more about his Gentle Giants Rescue charity and event, plus even learn a few facts about him that you never knew!
Part one: Burt talks about his Walmart Tour and his Gentle Giants Rescue charity.
Part two: Burt Ward talks about a little known fact about him that he was the first choice to play Dustin Hoffman’s character in The Graduate. Plus, he talks about playing Robin on Batman and the awkwardness of doing stunts in tights.
Part three: Burt Ward answers questions and takes listeners” calls: