A TV sci-fi series inspired by the classic movies. Three Astronauts take off from Earth in 1981, are caught in a "time warp" and crash back to a devastated Earth in 3085 only to discover it has been taken over by a militaristic civilization run by Apes and Gorillas! They try to find a way back to their own time while being hunted by the Apes.
Last Episode01x14 Up Above The World So High Aired: Dec. 20, 1974
Burke and Virdon join forces with Leuric, a human attempting to fly by building himself a hang glider.
Series Fun Facts
- Goof (revealing mistake): In many of the interior close-up shots, the actors' own teeth are visible behind the teeth of their ape masks.
- While the movie originally set primarily in what used to be New York City, the television show is set in a futuristic California after a nuclear war.
- This was Roddy McDowall's first starring role in a television series. He later played the regular character Dr. Jonathan Willoway in The Fantastic Journey, another short-lived science fiction series.
- [no similar shows found]