Daktari (TV Series 1966–1969) Poster

(1966–1969)

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1968

2 Jan. 1968
Riddle of the Bush
The staff at Wameru is treating a sick baby elephant, and Paula is distrustful of her father's visiting college mentor, who is too interested in finding the secret of the elephant graveyard.
 
9 Jan. 1968
The Big Switch
When Judy the chimp gives a revitalizing serum to an old native chief who has been banished from his tribe, he comes up with a plan to regain his honor: he's going to singlehandedly kill a lion.
 
16 Jan. 1968
License to Kill
After being unexpectedly attacked by a lioness at Wameru, a retired boxer turned game hunter gets a permit to track her down and kill her. But Tracy is determined to find the lioness first and discover the reason for her strange behavior.
 
23 Jan. 1968
Judy Strikes Back
Dr. Tracy installs an electronic alarm system to protect more than $1 million worth of vaccine. Judy, angry that she's lost her job as guard, leads a protest against the new system that's replaced her.
 
30 Jan. 1968
The Killer Cub
Local ranchers, angry that a cheetah Dr. Tracy is treating has killed some of their cattle, give him a week to get the animal to stop, or they'll take care of the cheetah themselves.
 
13 Feb. 1968
Toto the Great
When Judy douses Toto with elephant scent to test its value as a repellent to predators, it inadvertently leads to a tribal chief and medicine man becoming convinced that the baby chimp is the reincarnation of their god.
 
20 Feb. 1968
The Lion Killer
Dr. Tracy agrees to operate on a lion hunter's dog to remove a malignant tumor. But the rest of his staff is reluctant, particularly Paula, who thinks the dog, who injured Clarence, will just continue to kill lions.
 
27 Feb. 1968
The Killer of Wameru
Judy the chimp befriends an ailing lion who is brought into Wameru. She keeps sneaking food to the lion after he is released, even though he is suspected by tribesmen of being the lion who has been killing their cattle.
 
5 Mar. 1968
The Monster of Wameru
Hedley is at odds with the staff of the animal center when an unidentified creature is causing disturbances in the area. Hedley wants to kill it on sight but the rest want to capture it for study.
 
12 Mar. 1968
The Will to Live
Paula, Jack, and Mike find their German shepherd Prince near death in the field from a poacher's spear. Because trying to move him could kill him, they are forced to try to remove the spear in the wild, without Dr. Tracy's help.
 
25 Sep. 1968
A Family for Jenny
Dr. Tracy and a hunter compete to find a lioness who is accused of attacking a villager, each agreeing that whoever finds her will do what they intend. A seven-year-old orphan, who hopes to stay at Wameru, is riding along with Tracy.
 
2 Oct. 1968
Clarence, the Lion-Hearted
Dr. Tracy and Bart take Clarence out into the wild to test the lion's territorial instincts. But a young native, who refused resettlement is in the area to prove his worth by killing a lion.
 
9 Oct. 1968
African Heritage
A writer looking for exciting situations to put into her stories repeatedly engages in risky behaviors with the animals.
 
16 Oct. 1968
The Outsider
Dr. Tracy and a native hunter track down a leopard, and they agree that whoever finds the animal first should decide whether it lives or dies.
 
23 Oct. 1968
Strike Like a Lion
A young American from a wealthy family says he wants to learn survival skills and comes to Wameru and goes out with Mike and Bart to observe the lions. But he has a romanticized view of how nature should be and is upset when it doesn't conform to it. He also has other motives for his trip.
 
30 Oct. 1968
Adam and Jenny
Jenny Jones unwittingly causes Dr. Tracy a lot of trouble when, without telling anybody, she finds a home for a runaway orphan boy.
 
6 Nov. 1968
A Man's Man
Bart Jason heads up a photographic safari for wealthy oilman Chet Rainey and his shy son Ted in the hopes of making them closer, but the trip seemingly widens the gulf between them.
 
13 Nov. 1968
The Runaways
After mistakenly getting the idea that she's being sent back to the orphanage, Jenny runs away from the compound and takes Judy and a lion cub with her.
 
20 Nov. 1968
African Showdown
A new neighbor, a rancher from Wyoming, plans to buy more property around Wameru and fence it off, which will create a major problem for migrating animals. He also wants to use the area inside the fences for charging tourists to hunt animals, despite the objections of the Wameru staff.
 
27 Nov. 1968
Once Upon a Fang
A young man is banished from his tribe after he refuses to take on his father's role as the village storyteller. Ignoring Dr. Tracy's advice, he places himself in mortal danger in order to prove that he can be a great warrior.
 
11 Dec. 1968
The Divining Rods
The Wameru reserve faces the prospect of a water shortage, due to a severe drought and a water-diversion project being constructed by a stubborn engineer.
 
18 Dec. 1968
The Discovery
While out with a husband-and-wife team of photographers, Jenny and Judy discover a cave with possibly significant archaeological artifacts. But the wife of the photography team, ambitious to get her husband recognized, hopes to insure that only they get credit for the discovery.
 

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