Tarzan returns to Africa to defend his jungle from both human and supernatural foes alike with a little help from his friends, including in one episode Carson Napier of Venus, who's also authored by Tarzan's creator Edgar Rice Burroughs.
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Sunday, May 25, 1997
S1.E22 Tarzan and the Circus Hunter
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The series begins with Tarzan, still living in Europe, returning home to Africa to foil the plans of the evil Count Rokoff. After defeating both Rokoff and his accomplice, Mora, queen of the flesh eating monsters known as Mahars, Tarzan decides to stay in Africa, and is reunited with his old friend Timba, who joins him in his adventures.

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28 August 1996 (USA)  »

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Joe Lara also portrayed Tarzan in the unrelated Made for TV movie Tarzan in Manhattan (1989). See more »

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Follows Tarzan: The Epic Adventures (1996) See more »

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A well made attempt at showing us the Tarzan from the Edgar Rice Burroughs novels.
26 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this series and wish it would have lasted longer on television. Joe Lara is a terrific Tarzan as he was in the television movie, Tarzan in Manhattan. It was nice to see a Tarzan series actually filmed in Africa instead of on a studio back lot. The series attempted to show us the Tarzan from the books that was a time traveler and existed in a science fiction world. I loved the photography and the music as well. I hope this series will return to television


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