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Planet Earth (1974)

TV Movie  -   -  Sci-Fi  -  23 April 1974 (USA)
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A man awakens from suspended animation and finds himself in the 22nd century, where he finds that women rule the world and that men are slaves called Dinks. He is captured and sold as a slave, but escapes and hooks up with a male rebel movement. Written by Anonymous

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This was the second time that the character of "Dylan Hunt" was used in a Roddenberry pilot, the first being "Genesis II" starring Alex Cord as the lead character. He would show up once more in the somewhat successful syndicated series "Andromeda" starring former "Hercule:The Legendary Stories"s" star Kevin Sorbo.' There were many parallels drawn between the character Dylan Hunt and "Buck Rodgers". See more »

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Follows Genesis II (1973) See more »

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Passed Over for "Planet of the Apes"
2 June 2004 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

In his book "Star Trek Movie Memories" William Shatner describes Roddenberry's career in the early 70's.

With regards to "Planet Earth", it's stated that the network passed on the series because it was felt that it could only afford 1 expensive science fiction television series.

The other choice was "Planet of the Apes". Because of the franchise success of the "Apes" films, it was felt by network bigwigs that an "Apes" TV series was the better bet and had more of a chance of being a hit.

As it turned out, the "Apes" series tanked after 13 episodes.

Hal


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