Bat-Signal - The visual device that alerts crime fighter Batman that he is needed by the Gotham City Police
in the DC Comics, the cult classic BATMAN/ABC/1966-68 and
subsequent theatrical releases.
The Bat-Signal is
projected into the night sky via a large search light. A
silhouette of a bat is placed over the search light thus
projecting a large bat onto nearby clouds and buildings.
Batman see the distress signal illuminating the night sky, he
rushes to the Batmobile and proceeds to the office of Police
Commissioner Gordon to discover what
nefarious deeds has been perpetrated.
TRIVIA NOTE: On episode No. 53 (11/05/97) "Batmobile" of THE
DREW CAREY SHOW Drew wins the Batmobile in a contest. During one
scene while Drew talks with his girlfriend, Nikki (Kate Walsh),
the Bat-Signal is seen outside of Drew's office and he is torn
between staying with his girlfriend or checking out the signal
("Must stay here...Must fix relationship...Must ignore
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