Tales of the Gold Monkey (1982–1983)

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The adventures of a 1930's Pacific Islands bush pilot and his companions.

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1983 | 1982
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Jake Cutter (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
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 Corky (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
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 Princess Koji / ... (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
John Calvin ...
 Reverend Willie Tenboom (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
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 Todo (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
Leo the Dog ...
 Jack (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
Caitlin O'Heaney ...
 Sarah Stickney White (21 episodes, 1982-1983)
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 Bon Chance Louie (20 episodes, 1982-1983)
Les Jankey ...
 Gushie the Waiter / ... (20 episodes, 1982-1983)
Ahmed Kalane ...
 Bartender / ... (11 episodes, 1982-1983)
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Storyline

Jake Cutter is a pilot and adventurer in Boragora, the port in the Marivella Islands in 1938. He flies his Grumman Goose amphibian on inter-island flights and finds adventure every week. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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22 September 1982 (USA)  »

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Tales of the Brass Monkey  »

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(22 episodes)

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(Technicolor)

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4:3
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Roddy McDowall took over the part of saloonkeeper Bon Chance Louis from Ron Moody, who played the role in the TV movie, Tales of the Gold Monkey: Tales of the Gold Monkey: Part 1 (1982). See more »

Goofs

The series takes place in 1938 with some flashbacks to 1937 and 1936, and repeated references are made to the fact that Jake flew with the American Volunteer Group or "Flying Tigers" prior to his adventures in the show. The only problem is that the AVG did not see its first combat action until December 20th 1941 (that's three years after the events in the series are supposed to have taken place). We also see at least one flashback of Jake as a Tiger, fighting Japanese "Zeros". The Mitsubishi A6M. or "Zero" never fought against the AVG. Japan sent 15 Zeros to China in 1939, before the Tigers existed, two were shot down and the remaining 13 were recalled prior to that attack on Pearl Harbour, two weeks before the AVG saw its first combat action. The AVG only fought Ki-27 "Nates" and Ki-43 "Oscars". They shot down 290 of them. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja I (1992) See more »

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Cool show!
11 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

This was a cool show! I'm surprised it didn't last longer, I mean this seems like perfect fare for the early '80s, with Indiana Jones and all. I guess it was a big hit with kids, but not so much with adults. It was awesome to me, but then I was only 9 at the time, so what did I know??


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