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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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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

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

Whenever the script called for an animal transition, the production designer, director, set decorator, stunt supervisor, animal wrangler and actor had to carefully coordinate every move. Shooting on a sound stage allowed more animal control; location shoots were very difficult. When one script required a cobra, the entire set's perimeter floor and walls had to be sealed to prevent the animal from escaping. A low wall was placed at the open end of the set to seal the stage. To set up filming action scenes with the snake, the camera crew had to lift their equipment into walled-off stage area. The snake wrangler supervised the animal's movements. See more »

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Great show
9 November 1998 | by dave-296See all my reviews

I used to love this show when I was a kid - I wish it lasted more than 8 episodes. The sci-fi tech was fantastic for that age. Anyone else agree?


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