Watch Everyone Say “I’m Batman”

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July 12 2012 12:02 PM

Did You See This? Everyone Says “I’m Batman”

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A still from Tim Burton's version of Batman, from "The 'I'm Batman' Supercut"

We're just a week out from the long-anticipated conclusion to Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, so there will be no shortage, I'm sure, of videoes like the one below in the coming days.

What makes this one particularly fun is seeing how radically the image of Batman has evolved over the last 50 years. Just check out the Adam West version about 20 seconds in: "Yes, I'm Batman," he says to the man with a telegram for him. Somehow that particular intonation never caught on.

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David Haglund is a senior editor at Slate. He runs Brow Beat, Slate's culture blog.

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