As he was the regular heavy and bad guy, juveniles started using the term "Don't give me that Barton MacLane", if they felt justly or unjustly being turned off by adults or authorities e.g. Cops, teachers and so on.
Barton had two children, William MacLane and Martha MacLane.
Best known to the television generation as General Peterson on "I Dream of Jeannie.".
He played several musical instruments, including the violin, piano, and guitar. He was a published playwright and author, producing many plays, and starring in 'Black John' on Broadway.
Was an outstanding college football player at Wesleyan University