The Villains


Original Riddler costume ?

The Riddler props

The complete Riddler jumpsuit ensemble, including 2 piece body hugging leotard costume (top body suit and matching pants), lavender waist sash (with rear ties), eye mask and black Capezio moccasins (which have been signed on the bottom by Gorshin). 
Also, the original mask and gloves worn by the Riddler in "Ring Around The Riddler"-#97.  The mask and gloves are a light lavender color, the gloves have snap closures, the mask has an elastic eye hook closure in the rear.

Worn by Frank Gorshin 


Lydia Lympet Original box/book Inside view of box

Lydia Limpet book prop

A tin box, with opening lid (autographed on the inside by the actress), used in the Bookworm episodes by actress Francine York, who portrayed the Bookworm's sidekick, Lydia Limpet.  Originally obtained directly from Ms. York. 

Used in episodes 29 & 30


Mr. Freeze's helmet

Mr. Freeze helmet

A heavy silver space style helmet, with tinted glass visor area and
accordion/expandable neck base. 

Worn by George Sanders in episodes 7 & 8


Catwoman's costume

Catwoman costume

A black, skin tight, shiny/sparkly nylon body suit, worn by actress Julie Newmar as the Catwoman.  The actress's name appears in the costume.  With attached belt loops, rear zipper, stirrups at feet.  Rumored to have also been recycled and worn by actress Francine York as Niolani in the "Lost in Space" episode "The Colonists".


The Mad Hatter The Mad Hatter

The Mad Hatter's hat

A silver top hat, with black band worn by the evil Jervis Tetch a.k.a. as the Mad Hatter.  The top brim pops up to reveal two evil eyes which emit a mind robbing ray.  The evil eyes illuminate by the push of a button.

Worn by David Wayne in episodes 13,14,69, & 70


The Jokers hat The Jokers pants

3 piece Joker costume

Costume worn by the arch criminal The Joker when he portrayed the opera singer Pagliacci.  Consisting of a bone colored satin hat, with 3 pom poms, matching top with snap front and 2 pom poms along with pom poms on the cuffs, and matching balloon style pants with elastic waistband and black piping at cuffs.  Costume is generously oversized and with studio/costumer tags and actor's attribution.

Worn by Cesar Romero in episodes 5 & 6

The Jokers top


Penguin Shirt Penguin shirt--Up close
Pengu Poster Gallus Poll

 Penguin costume & props

Tuxedo shirt worn by Burgess Meredith. Consisting of black and off white satin wing collar, bib front and cuffs.  The front has 4 off white satin circular patches with off white oval felt inserts stenciled in grey with the Penguin's signature motif (top hat, cigarette holder and umbrella), the back has 5 such patches.  Western Costume rubber stamp
A hand painted original campaign poster for the Penguin for mayor of Gotham City (size approx: 37x30), and done in the unique pop-art style that the "Batman" TV series was so well known for.  Also included with the "Pengy" poster is a poll results sign, indicating that Penguin was in the lead with the most votes.

Props used in episodes 51 & 52 
Shirt worn in episodes 98 & 99


Liberace coat

Chandell costume

A fancy ensemble worn by Liberace when he played the dual role of Chandell and his evil brother, Harry, in the episode entitled, "The Devil's Fingers".  
The belted smoking jacket is made of black silk with elaborate gold thread embroidery and has Liberace's trademark "signature with piano" logo stitched on the inside lining of the jacket, while the matching black pants also have an inside label with the actor's name.  This episode was the highest rated show of the entire series!

Used in episode 49

Liberace's pants


Dr. Cassandra costume Batman episode #119

Amanda, Josie Miller & Dr. Cassandra's costume

Used  in episode #39,40, 81, 108 & 119. 100% wool and fully lined. Worn by Leslie Perkins, Phyllis Douglas and Ida Lupino.

Courtesy of Eric Seltzer

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John M. Azarian, the curator and founder of The Azarian Collection has amassed a large collection of original props, costumes, wardrobe, memorabilia, original scripts, rare animation art, collectible toys, lunchboxes and games, autographs and ephemera, primarily from 1960's TV productions.  His collection boasts the LARGEST collection of ORIGINAL "Lost in Space" (TV) items IN THE WORLD, and he also has many other unique, one of a kind iconic costumes and props.  Many items are viewable on the World Wide Web at the following sites:       

The LARGEST collection of "Lost In Space" original, set used wardrobe in the WORLD, along with the four foot Jupiter 2 hero miniature, laser pistols and robot section from the 1960's TV show, viewable at:

Lynda Carter's original and complete "Wonder Woman" costume, as well as her "aquanaut" costume, viewable at:

Helen Slater's "Supergirl" costume, viewable at: (SITE TEMPORARILY DOWN)

"Logan's Run" original wardrobe and prop items viewable at:        

"Batman" TV items viewable at: and also

They include the only COMPLETE and ORIGINAL Batman and Robin costumes in the world, Stafford Repp's Chief O'Hara costume (acquired directly from his family), Julie Newmar's Catwoman costume, Joker costume, Riddler jumpsuit with shoes, Penguin Tuxedo Shirt, Mr. Freeze costume, Batgirl cowl, cape, and gloves, Batgirl walkie talkie, and more.        

In addition to the above, the Azarian Collection also includes:

.      George Reeves' color Superman costume, from the 1950s TV series (from the Whitney Ellsworth estate)

·    Many original Star Trek (the original series--1960's) costumes and props, such as:

o    From “The Cage”, a  hand laser (the extremely rare extendable barrel variant);
o    From the popular episode "Mirror, Mirror": Captain Kirk's, Mr. Spock's, Lt. Uhura's and Sulu's costumes;
o    Scotty's formal tunic, Scotty's (standard) tunic, Checkov's tunic, Kirk's (rare) green wraparound tunic, Kirk's formal tunic, and more;
o    DeForest Kelley’s short sleeved tunic with matching pants;
o    Leonard Nimoy's blue tunic;
o    Numerous hand props including a science tricorder, communicator, rare white handle phaser (only used in the first 4 episodes of the series), grey phaser, Klingon disruptor, etc.
o    From “Star Trek: The Motion Picture”, Kirk’s Admiral tunic, Captain Decker's full jumpsuit with boots and beltpack, and Captain Decker's formal tunic;
o    From "Star Trek: The Motion Picture", Dr. McCoy's tunic with medals and rank pins;
o    From “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home”, a Federation phaser;

·    Classic items from many other tv shows and movies.  Some highlights include

·    From Star Wars, "The Phantom Menace" Darth Maul's light sabre (from George Lucas)

.     Henry Winkler's Fonzie brown leather jacket, from "Happy Days", another one is on display at the Smithsonian Institute

       From "Laverne & Shirley" various wardrobe including the girls' Shotz Beer Work coats

·    From "I Dream of Jeannie"
o    the VERY RARE Barbara Eden's classic, trademark COMPLETE pink Jeannie costume,
o    Major Nelson silver space suit with space helmet from the pilot episode,
o    Major Nelson pilot jumpsuit complete with his nametag and Healey/Wingate/Nelson patch,
o    Major Nelson fight robe with "Tiger Nelson" embroidered on the reverse;
o    Original production animation cell used in the opening sequence of the show.

·    Arnold Schwarzenneger's "T2" bullet-ridden leather biker's jacket, t-shirt and pants;

·    Elizabeth Montgomery's personal rhinestone pave heart necklace worn in almost every episode of "Bewitched", and original production cell used in the opening animated sequence of the show;

·    Shoe phone, triple barrel gun (originally on display at Planet Hollywood), secret agent communication umbrella, and other props from "Get Smart";

·    Gilligan's trademark white hat  and the Skipper's hat from "Gilligan's Island",

o   From "The Flying Nun" Sally Field's Nun Hat

·    as well as items from "Laverne & Shirley", "Happy Days", "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea", "Zorro" (1950's), "Grease" and much more including more than 300 original scripts from tv shows from the 50's, 60's and 70's.  

The Azarian Collection has been displayed at various promotional and press events, and John M. Azarian has appeared as a Hollywood memorabilia and auction expert on "Personal F/X".    In fact, New Line Cinema, in connection with promotions related to the recent "Lost in Space" movie, displayed a large portion of the Azarian Collection at various press events.  The Azarian Collection was also featured at the California State Fair and Exposition in Sacramento, California.  The Azarian Collection’s “Wonder Woman” costume and a script were featured in the DC Comics hardcover historical perspective Wonder Woman:  The Complete History  (now in its second printing).  Its Wonder Woman costume, worn by Lynda Carter on the TV series, will be displayed at an upcoming exhibition of "Famous Tiaras" at the Victor and Albert Royal Museum in London; alongside Royal Jewels and Celebrity Items (from such luminaries as Elton John and Madonna). John M. Azarian was recently featured in an episode of "Ultimate Collector" on HGTV.  A portion of his collection will be on display during summer, 2003 at Harrah’s Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  He has been invited to appear on several upcoming shows and he is in the process of scheduling future appearances.

For more information, please contact John M. Azarian at: