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The Penguin - The fantasy adventure BATMAN/ABC/1966-68 featured a tuxedo wearing villain known as The Penguin, a notorious Gotham City purveyor of perfidy played by veteran actor Burgess Meredith.

Burgess Meredith as The Penguin

The Penguin (a.k.a. "Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot") resurfaced in the sequel 1992 motion picture Batman Returns (played by Danny DeVito) and on a Fox Network animated series.

TRIVIA NOTE: Fred Berry, the short 200-pound black actor who played the popular "Rerun" character on the sitcom WHAT'S HAPPENING!!/ABC/1976-79 and WHAT'S HAPPENING NOW!!/SYN/1985-88 was given the nickname "Penguin" by his real-life friends because when he walked, he waddled.

"The Penguin" was the also name of a prank invented by lawyers Ally McBeal and deputy district attorney Renee Radick (Lisa Nicole Carson) when they attended Harvard law school. The prank targeted a deserving male victim who was lured to a supposed private spot. After suggesting that the man drop his drawers, the woman made him waddle after her. A snapshot of the humiliating moment was then taken as a souvenir.

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