Mac and Hector must go through a series of initiations to join the tribe.

Director:

Writers:

(created by),
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
...
Mac
...
...
...
Gronk
Cliff Norton ...
Boss
Mary Grace ...
Mlor (as Robyn Grace)
...
Breer
Edit

Storyline

Mac and Hector must go through a series of initiations to join the tribe.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Sci-Fi

Edit

Details

Language:

Release Date:

25 September 1966 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The Most Dangerous Prehistoric Game
4 January 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Stranded astronauts Mac (Frank Aletter) and Hector (Jack Mullaney) are attempting to set up home in their cave dwelling. Caveman Boss (Cliff Norton) says they must either join the tribe or leave. The men must complete the tribal ritual of pulling a tooth from a dinosaur. Gronk (Joe E. Ross) and Shad (Imogene Coca) help to train Mac and Hector. They're led to the edge of the jungle where the two trek inside, coming upon two dinosaurs and provoke them to fight one another. Soon a tooth comes rolling in front of the men, complete with a cavity. They bring back the trophy to be told it is only the first part of the initiation. For the second part, they must be hunted and avoid capture by Boss and Clon (Mike Mazurki). Mac and Hector plant a walkie-talkie on them so they will know their every move. The tables turn when the cavemen unknowingly hit a button that switches it to hear the astronauts every word in planning.

This engaging episode was directed by Jack Arnold who worked extensively with creator Sherwood Schwartz on his other shows "Gilligan's Island" and "The Brady Bunch". Arnold is known for his atmospheric direction of 1950s science fiction films including "The Creature From the Black Lagoon" and "It Came from Outer Space".


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?