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
- 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.
- The series takes place in 3085.
- In the Planet of the Apes movie series, it is said that humans began using apes as pets following the extinction of dogs and cats. Dogs still exist in the television series.