Chimera (1991)

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A journalist investigates the death of his girl friend at a fertility clinic where she worked and uncovers a plot to create a new breed of human based on crossing the genetics of a man and ... See full summary »

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 Peter Carson (4 episodes, 1991)
Christine Kavanagh ...
 Alison Wells (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Hennessey (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Forester (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Schaffer (3 episodes, 1991)
Andrew Leighton ...
 Peter Gaskell (3 episodes, 1991)
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 Windeler (3 episodes, 1991)
Malcolm Raeburn ...
 Davis (3 episodes, 1991)
Douglas Mann ...
 Chad (3 episodes, 1991)
Dhirendra ...
 Cotterell (3 episodes, 1991)
Jennifer Harris ...
 Sarah Gaskell (3 episodes, 1991)
Gillian Barge ...
 Dr. Horsley (2 episodes, 1991)
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 Nurse Tracy Pickford (2 episodes, 1991)
Frank Baker ...
 Rob (2 episodes, 1991)
John Skitt ...
 Tom (2 episodes, 1991)
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 Dr. Jenner (2 episodes, 1991)
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 Reynolds (2 episodes, 1991)
Fred Pearson ...
 Supt. Stonehill (2 episodes, 1991)
Johnny Leeze ...
 Billy Hamilton (2 episodes, 1991)
Liz Brailsford ...
 Marie Forester (2 episodes, 1991)
Maggie Lane ...
 Hotel Landlady (2 episodes, 1991)
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 Claimant (2 episodes, 1991)
Pippa Haywood ...
 Diane Rohmer (2 episodes, 1991)
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A journalist investigates the death of his girl friend at a fertility clinic where she worked and uncovers a plot to create a new breed of human based on crossing the genetics of a man and an ape. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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They made him... they raised him... then he came out to play!

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7 July 1991 (UK)  »

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Brilliant TV drama, memories are coming back
10 May 2008 | by (Swansea, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As the other user commented on this, I too was a lad of eleven when I first saw this and I'm unashamed to say that I had a few nightmares at the time after having seen this, it's great to exercise a few of those demons, as i'm part way through re-watching it after all these years. The first and most vivid memory I have from this series was the music that opened it, really good opening music, which sets up this chilling but brilliant piece of drama. Even though its a few year old it still looks slickly produced, I have watched 2 episodes so still haven't got to see 'him' but I'm sure it wont be long. I have unfortunately seen the USA version which is poor in my opinion in comparison. Such a shame that this has not been commercially released, come on do us a favour please put on DVD. Enjoy


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