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Classic Commercial: Batgirl Fights for Equal Pay

While everyone has been breathlessly awaiting the arrival of Spider-Man 3 this Friday, I came across an old commercial from 1974 for the Federal Equal Pay Law featuring Yvonne Craig as Batgirl.

In the 30-second spot, Batgirl comes across Batman and Robin all tied up, yet before she helps them, she speaks her mind about getting paid the same as Robin since they do the same labor. I think this ad is super cool, and unfortunately it's something I just don't think would air on TV today.

Best line: "Holy Act of Congress!"


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Drewsfan Drewsfan 10 years
Holy sexy batsuit!
LaLa0428 LaLa0428 10 years
Holy Act of Congress! Good stuff. Style Before Comfort!
sanD13 sanD13 10 years
"holy breaking and entering!" hahaha robin's lines are so cheesy! i agree, coool commercial! they should air it again since wages still havent changed for women.
lady-T lady-T 10 years
GO batgirl!! reminds me of the batman programs i used to watch!
partysugar partysugar 10 years
Buzz, that picture may have just inspired my next Halloween costume!
ALSW ALSW 10 years
Hehe. I love the old Batman and Robin!
Linda-McP Linda-McP 10 years
Thanks for the memories, Buzz. Yes, I'm old enough to remember when this aired. "Holy Act of Congress" indeed!
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