Planet of the Apes (1974– )

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Two astronauts and a sympathetic chimp friend are fugitives in a future Earth dominated by a civilization of humanoid apes.

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This is not an original made-for-TV movie, but two episodes of the 1974 TV series "Planet of the Apes" edited together.

Directors: Arnold Laven, Don Weis
Stars: Roddy McDowall, Ron Harper, James Naughton
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 Galen (14 episodes, 1974)
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 Alan Virdon (14 episodes, 1974)
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 Pete Burke (14 episodes, 1974)
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 Urko (11 episodes, 1974)
Ron Stein ...
 Gorilla Guard / ... (10 episodes, 1974)
Booth Colman ...
 Zaius (6 episodes, 1974)
Eldon Burke ...
 Chilot / ... (5 episodes, 1974)
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Television series about a group of astronauts who travel in time and become marooned on a planet. Unbeknownst to them, they are actually on future Earth. The astronauts encounter an advanced civilization run by apes, but supported by enslaved human workers. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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13 September 1974 (USA)  »

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El planeta de los simios  »

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(14 episodes)

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The two human leads graced the show with an Ivy League pedigree. Ron Harper (who played Alan) was a Princeton graduate and won a fellowship to Harvard, while James Naughton (Pete) was a graduate of Brown and Yale. See more »

Goofs

It is clear from the numerous shots of the palms of Galen's hands that they are gloves, though the character doesn't wear gloves. See more »

Quotes

Pete Burke: [coming around after crash landing on Earth] It's like a hangover without the pleasure of booze.
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Featured in Planet of the Apes: Rule the Planet (2001) See more »

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No escape...

I have just finished watching the Planet of the Apes Tv series, which I decided to do since I happen to be a great fun of the original movie.

Watching it definetly did not let me down, as I was always interested to follow the adventurers in the endless trouble they got into all the time and good job was made to make sure viewers would be interested throughout.

The only downfall was that the original idea of the astronauts to escape and find some computer from the old days an establish what really happened was abandoned, therefore downgrading the plot.

7/10


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