Manimal (1983– )

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A man who can change himself into any animal fights crime.

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 Prof. Jonathan Chase / ... (8 episodes, 1983)
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 Det. Brooke McKenzie / ... (5 episodes, 1983)
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 Tyrone C. Earl (5 episodes, 1983)
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 Lt. Nick Rivera (5 episodes, 1983)
Floyd Levine ...
 Murdock (2 episodes, 1983)
Lew Horn ...
 Harold Trout / ... (2 episodes, 1983)
Alan Koss ...
 Man / ... (2 episodes, 1983)
Talbot Perry Simons ...
 Cab Driver / ... (2 episodes, 1983)
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Jonathan Chase was a British college professor at New York University who had the unusual ability to transform into any kind of animal. He used his powers to battle crime alongside pretty policewoman Brooke and Vietnam-war pal Ty. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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30 September 1983 (USA)  »

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Creator Glen Larson briefly resurrected the Jonathan Chase character for a crossover with his 1990 series "Night Man". In that episode, 'Manimal's' traditional practical-effects transformation was abandoned in favor of CGI sequence. See more »

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Referenced in King of the Hill: DaleTech (2004) See more »

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I was nine ... and *loved* it.
23 November 2002 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

Panther and hawk only?? Don't be silly. I think I got a jumpstart into puberty when he turned into a kitten and nuzzled up against some beautiful woman under her bathrobe.

Granted, it was no "Misfits of Science", but still, quality television all the way! (At least for a nine-year-old ...)


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