Burgess Meredith’s Penguin

Burgess Meredith as 'The Penguin'

If there is one villain that is notorious in the Batman television series [and 1963 film], it’s The Penguin played by Burgess Meredith.

The Penguin was a master at keeping his motives a secret, and disguising criminal intentions through false enterprise.

“How was I to know they’d have a can of shark-repellent Batspray handy?”