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Chickenman

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This American Life host Ira Glass plays two episodes of the hilarious "Chickenman" skits from the late 1960's radio show.
 

Chickenman is an American radio series created by Dick Orkin that spoofs comic book heroes, inspired by the mid-60s Batman TV series. The series was created in 1966 on Chicago radio station WCFL, and was then syndicated widely, notably on Armed Forces Radio during the Vietnam War.

In the series, Benton Harbor, a shoe salesman at a large downtown Midland City department store, spends his weekends striking terrific terror into the hearts of criminals everywhere as that fantastic fowl, Chickenman. Or, at least, that's what he tells everyone. In reality, he mostly hangs around the Police Commissioner's office and irritates the Commissioner's secretary, Miss Helfinger.

Each episode begins with an overly-dramatic theme, borrowed from the James Bond classic "Thunderball". The theme's four-note trumpet sound is echoed with Benton Harbor's "Buck-buck-buck-buuuuuck" chicken call, which is followed by a rousing cry of "Chicken-mannnn!" and voices shouting, "He's everywhere! He's everywhere!" This tagline became a memorable catchphrase, especially because it's repeated again at the end of each episode, two and a half minutes later.

In addition to the original series of 195 episodes, the series has been revived in two further series -- Chickenman vs. the Earth Polluters in 1973, and Chickenman Returns for the Last Time Again in 1977.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chickenman_(radio_series)