Lost in Space routinely scored better in ratings than straight sci-fi rival Star Trek, so clearly playing it consciously campy was a winning marketing strategy.
The acting is slightly campy by today's tastes and the effects unimpressive, but at the time, this movie had audiences both terrified and attracted.
Most importantly, it appealed to an adult audience who was familiar with the campy Flash Gordon-esque serials that it both imitated and lampooned.
The time traveling adventures, witch's spells and campy spoofs are not the only things that made Passions soap opera stand out from the crowd.
Many of us can still remember those campy Columbo movies or the first ever appearance of the "Six Million Dollar Man" and the "Bionic Woman."
The Foo's are known for their campy videos and at every event and in every interview, the guys never seem to take themselves too seriously.
Batman metamorphosed from a campy 1960s television show into a modern gritty hero as depicted in the latest movie version, Dark Knight.
In 1975 she landed a role in a campy, gothic musical that went on to develop a huge cult following The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
They may even be considered a bit campy, what with their tendency to really push the envelope in a no-holding-back sort of way.
Humor - Keep the laughs coming by finding someone who shares your raunchy, campy, goofy, or obscure sense of humor.