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Planet of the Apes

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.

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Last Episode

01x14 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.

Next Episode

Planet of the Apes is Canceled/Ended
The show had 1 season and 14 episodes air in 1974.

Series Info

Type:
Scripted
Premiered:
Sep. 13, 1974
Status:
Canceled/Ended
Runtime:
60 min.
Aired:
1974 - 1974
To-Date:
1 Season
14 Episodes
Network
CBS TV Network

Character Guide

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Series Fun Facts

More Trivia
  • The two human leads graced the show with an Ivy League pedigree. Ron Harper (who played Alan) was a Princeton graduate and won a fellowship to Harvard, while James Naughton (Pete) was a…
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    The two human leads graced the show with an Ivy League pedigree. Ron Harper (who played Alan) was a Princeton graduate and won a fellowship to Harvard, while James Naughton (Pete) was a graduate of Brown and Yale.
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  • The 24-foot plywood spaceship from the first movie appears for the last time, in the pilot episode.
  • 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.

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