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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
12 September 1970 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A member of pop band Evolution Revolution, Lancelot Link is called upon by the Agency to Prevent Evil (APE), in their ongoing fight against CHUMP.
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The craziest, most psychedelic children's show ever! See more (13 total) »

Cast

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Dayton Allen ... Lancelot Link / ... (5 episodes, 1970)
Joan Gerber ... Mata Hairi / ... (5 episodes, 1970)

Bernie Kopell ... Baron von Butcher / ... (5 episodes, 1970)

Malachi Throne ... Narrator (5 episodes, 1970)
Steven Hoffman ... Singer of Evolution Revolution songs / ... (5 episodes, 1970)
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Series Directed by
Pat Shields (3 episodes, 1970)
 
Series Writing credits
Tom Dagenais (3 episodes, 1970)
Stan Burns (2 episodes, 1970)
Mike Marmer (2 episodes, 1970)
Gene Moss (2 episodes, 1970)
Jim Thurman (2 episodes, 1970)

Series Produced by
Stan Burns .... producer (12 episodes, 1970)
Mike Marmer .... producer (12 episodes, 1970)
Allan Sandler .... producer (3 episodes, 1970)
 
Series Cinematography by
Leonard Clairmont (1 episode, 1970)
 
Series Film Editing by
Chuck McClelland (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Maria Denker (1 episode, 1970)
 
Series Production Management
Ron Fury .... production supervisor (1 episode, 1970)
Jack Schrader .... post-production supervisor (1 episode, 1970)
 
Series Art Department
Jack Benjamin .... property master (1 episode, 1970)
Roger Collins .... scenic design supervisor (1 episode, 1970)
Astride Lance .... scenic design supervisor (1 episode, 1970)
Joseph Musso .... production illustrator (1 episode, 1970)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Guy Polzel .... key grip (1 episode, 1970)
George Rumanes .... gaffer (1 episode, 1970)
 
Series Editorial Department
Geoffrey Rowland .... assistant editor (12 episodes, 1970)
 
Series Music Department
Robert Emenegger .... musical director (1 episode, 1970)
 
Series Other crew
Ralph Helfer .... animal supervisor: Gentle Jungle (17 episodes, 1970)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (1971-1972) | 60 min (1970-1971)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Stan Burns and Mike Maret quit their jobs as head writers on the Carol Burnett Show to work on Lancelot Link, Secret Chimp. Both were previously writers on Get Smart.See more »
Quotes:
Lancelot Link, Mata Hairi:What's your theory, Darwin?See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Turner & Hooch (1989)See more »

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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
The craziest, most psychedelic children's show ever!, 17 February 2007
Author: Alwood from LA, CA.

I was a small child when this ran during its one season in 1970, and it had a profound effect on me, although at the time I had no idea why. While some people argue that "H.R. Puffinstuff" was the most psychedelic, drug-fueled kids' show of all-time (and of that period), I would say it comes in a close second to "L.L."! Watching "L.L" now, you can almost picture the haze of pot smoke and LSD trips the creators and writers of this show must have gotten their ideas from! It's like a stoner's PhD thesis! "L.L." is a surrealistic masterpiece worthy of Salvador Dali (wonder if the old boy ever watched it? Now THAT would be something to behold!). It's easy to understand why it only ran for one season, and equally easy to see how it has achieved the cult status it enjoys today. Truly a time capsule of the late 60s/early 70s, thank goodness that it's now preserved for posterity on DVD! Children and heads of the world unite!

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