The Adam West TV show made the Dynamic Duo worldwide pop art icons, but at the same time associated their images to the "camp" style. After the show was canceled DC choose to return the Caped Crusader to his more serious roots. In the seventies Batman became once again a night figure. Robin became older and left Gotham for college and a solo career.
Then, came the Super Friends. In the cartoon the Dynamic Duo was inseparable, working together in all seasons. SF Bats were not so serious as his comic book counterpart, he was more of an adventurer than a dark avenger of the night. Since punching were forbidden in the SF cartoon Batman and Robin used outrageous bat gadgets to fight crime in the show.