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

Complete series cast summary:
Simon MacCorkindale ...  Jonathan Chase 8 episodes, 1983
Melody Anderson ...  Brooke McKenzie 8 episodes, 1983
Reni Santoni ...  Lt. Rivera 8 episodes, 1983
Michael D. Roberts ...  Tyrone C. Earl 7 episodes, 1983
Floyd Levine ...  Murdock 3 episodes, 1983
Alan Koss Alan Koss ...  The Man 2 episodes, 1983
Lew Horn Lew Horn ...  Harold Trout / ... 2 episodes, 1983
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Storyline

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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Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ein Fall für Professor Chase See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(8 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Creator Glen A. Larson briefly resurrected the Jonathan Chase character for a crossover with his series NightMan (1997). Manimal's traditional practical effects transformation was abandoned in favor of a CGI sequence. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) See more »

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18 January 2005 | by mrule3See all my reviews

In a day in age where little in the way of imagination can be found in most TV shows, the lord gave us Manimal about twenty years ago, and nobody watched it. And so the lord took Manimal away from us. Now we have no Manimal, and honestly, I don't see anything to fill the void left by the cancellation of probably the single most creative show ever. Oh, why can't we be given quality television programing and appreciate it as well. If these are fighting words, I will be at Jimmy's Pub and Grill on Market St. until six, bring it on Manimal-hater!!! PS-Please lord give us back Manimal on a two disc, complete series, DVD special edition. Please...


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