Dr. Marsh Tracy was a veterinarian running an animal study center in Africa. Helping him were his daughter Paula, American Jack Dane and Mike, a local. Also living with the Tracys, and ... See full summary »

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Art Arthur, Ivan Tors
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Complete series cast summary:
Marshall Thompson ...  Dr. Marsh Tracy / ... 89 episodes, 1966-1969
Cheryl Miller ...  Paula Tracy 89 episodes, 1966-1969
Judy the Chimpanzee ...  Judy 88 episodes, 1966-1969
Clarence Clarence ...  Lion / ... 88 episodes, 1966-1969
Hari Rhodes ...  Mike Makula / ... 85 episodes, 1966-1969
Hedley Mattingly Hedley Mattingly ...  District Officer Hedley / ... 77 episodes, 1966-1969
Yale Summers ...  Jack Dane 74 episodes, 1966-1968
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Dr. Marsh Tracy was a veterinarian running an animal study center in Africa. Helping him were his daughter Paula, American Jack Dane and Mike, a local. Also living with the Tracys, and equally a part of the show's starring cast, were a cross-eyed lion named Clarence, and a chimp named Judy. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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The jungle's great for adventure. In fact it's wild. (season 3) See more »

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The Africa U.S.A. Ranch provided the animals for the show. See more »

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Follows Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion (1965) See more »

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The 60s never touched this show
22 September 2019 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

Spun from the movie Clarence The Cross Eyed Lion, Daktari gave us the further adventures of vetrinarian/scientist Marshall Thompson and his daughter Cheryl Miller.

The years of Daktari were those of the escalation of the Vietnam War among other things. It was fascinating how the times just never affected Thompson and Miller. Thompson was all about the work and the 60s counterculture never touched Miller.

But it was Africa in its first post colonial years and that part of Daktari was quite real. Interesting to learn the show was shot at a safari ranch and they never set foot in Africa.

The usual situations for a family oriented animal show are present here. Made for fine family viewing.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 1966 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(89 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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Color (Metrocolor)

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1.33 : 1
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