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
- Eight other episodes were planned but never filmed. These never filmed episodes were: 1-Episode One (written by Rod Serling as his version of pilot episode) 2-Episode Two (written by Rod…
[show]Eight other episodes were planned but never filmed. These never filmed episodes were: 1-Episode One (written by Rod Serling as his version of pilot episode) 2-Episode Two (written by Rod Serling as follow-up to his pilot episode) 3-Hostage (written by Stephen Kandel) 4-A Fallen God (written by Anthony Lawrence) 5-The Trek (written by Jim Byrnes) 6-Freedom Road (written by Arthur Rowe) 7-The Mine (written by Paul Savage) 8-The Trial (written by Edward J. Lakso)
- Although the series was cancelled after 15 weeks because of low ratings and was considered a bomb in the US, it was a huge success in the UK.
- Goof (revealing mistake): In many of the interior close-up shots, the actors' own teeth are visible behind the teeth of their ape masks.