A young boy lets the animals out of their cages at the Zoo, to set them free, but the animals start taking over the town.

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Chris Carlyle
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Dr. Del Hartwood
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Branch Hawksbill
Joyce Meadows ...
Isobel Moon
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Adam Carlyle
Dorothy Green ...
Anne Carlyle
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Wilma Carlyle
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Councilman Lawrence (as Tris Coffin)
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Mr. Richardson
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A young boy lets the animals out of their cages at the Zoo, to set them free, but the animals start taking over the town.

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The crazy day the animals came out to play! See more »

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June 1965 (USA)  »

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Ein Zebra in der Küche  »

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Uncredited actor Eddie Quillan is seen watching a clip from Hollywood Party (1934), in which he himself had a featured role 21 years earlier. See more »

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References Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion (1965) See more »

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Zebra in the Kitchen
Words and Music by Hal Hopper
Sung by The Standells
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Funny family fare
13 August 2000 | by (The Beach) – See all my reviews

Ivan Tors (creator of TV's "Seahunt," "Flipper," Gentle Ben," and "Daktari") produced and directed this effective family comedy. With a low budget, creative editing, a cast that included "Dennis the Menace's" Jay North and "Adam 12's" Martin Milner, and a Hollywood Animal Farm assortment of animals, Ivan Tors is able to create slap stick and a message out of a story about a boy (Jay North) and his pet cougar. When the boy's family must move to the city, his pet cougar is placed in the city zoo, a run-down out-dated collection of cages maintained by zookeeper Chill Wills and Zoo Vet Martin Milner. Soon North ends up working for the zoo, but unhappy with the way the animals are caged up, releases the animals onto the city. The animals really aren't very dangerous and cause a lot of mischief in people's backyards, houses, and shops. Watch for Marshall Thompson ("Daktari," "Clarence the Cross-Eyed Lion") in a cameo.


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