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
- The series takes place roughly 1000 years after the events of Battle for the Planet of the Apes.
- Virdon and Burke's Air Force rankings were colonel and major respectively.
- 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.