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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Joe Lara ...  Tarzan / ... 22 episodes, 1996-2000
Aaron Seville ...  Themba / ... 19 episodes, 1996-2000
...  Bolgani / ... 10 episodes, 1996-1997
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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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Tarzan - Die Rückkehr  »

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A character called Carson Napier appears in the episode titled 'Tarzan and the Amtorans.' This is a crossover episode as Carson Napier of Venus is the main protagonist of the Amtor Series (also known as the Venus Series), a science fantasy series of adventures likewise written by Tarzan's creator Edgar Rice Burroughs. See more »

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Follows Tarzan in Manhattan (1989) See more »

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gorgeous tarzan and gorgeous locations
6 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

I really liked this Tarzan series because it attempts to use the science fiction Tarzan from the Edgar Rice Burroughs novels. Joe Lara is a fantastic Tarzan and the most gorgeous guy in the world! He seems to understand the loneliness and solitude of portraying Tarzan and that is refreshing. All the technical credits are cool including the photography, locations, design and music. I really enjoyed the episodes where Tarzan is forced to survive the elements in whatever world he has been taken to. I also loved the science fiction characters in many of the episodes which are not overdone but feel almost realistic in a fantasy world. I wish the series could lasted longer as it was a breath of fresh air in the often dry jungle of television!!


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