Unlike later incarnations of Batman, the '60s version was tongue-in-cheek. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment hide caption

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Alfonso Ribeiro (from left), Will Smith and Karyn Parsons on the set of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air in 1991. Ron Tom/NBC via Getty Images hide caption

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NBC employees change Nebraska to red in the electoral map of the United States in 2008. All the TV news operations, including NBC News, settled on red for Republicans and blue for Democrats in 2000. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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