Oct. 05, 2003
60 min.
The WB TV Network

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This thrilling contemporary take transforms the classic Tarzan tale into a rapid-fire adventure, an intriguing mystery and, most of all, a fiery love story. Strong-willed NYPD detective Jane Porter's perfectly ordered life turns upside down when a routine case unexpectedly leads her to primal and passionate Tarzan, now loose in the urban jungles of New York City.


Tarzan Season 1 (2003)

1x00 1 1x00 Pilot (unaired)
The pilot opens with Tarzan (Fimmel) fighting off a bunch of goons on a NYC rooftop and escaping from Greystoke Industries. Meanwhile, Jane Porter (Callies) is an NYPD detective who ...
1x01 1 1x01 Pilot
Detective Jane Porter meets John Clayton who escaped from his billionaire uncle's confinement at the headquarters of Greystoke Industries. Porter and her partner, Sam Sullivan involve ...
Oct. 05, 2003
1x02 1 1x02 Secrets and Lies
Tarzan assists Jane with a police case, helping her find a group of men responsible for attacking a young woman in Central Park. After discovering Tarzan is still alive, Jane's fiance, ...
Oct. 12, 2003
1x03 1 1x03 Wages of Sin
Jane enlists Tarzan's help to aid her investigation by using his extraordinary tracking skills to find a child who has disappeared. Sam learns of Tarzan's involvement and his role in ...
Oct. 19, 2003
1x04 1 1x04 Rules of Engagement
Richard Clayton discovers that his estranged sister Kathleen has been sheltering Tarzan from him. Meanwhile, Jane meets the sole witness to Michael's death. Sam disagrees with her actions ...
Oct. 26, 2003
1x05 1 1x05 Emotional Rescue
Nicki worries over her friend's disappearance. Jane and Sam suspect a man who Nicki's friend met over the internet. As the investigation on Michael's killer continues, Jane pleads to ...
Nov. 02, 2003
1x06 1 1x06 Surrender
Coerced by Richard, the lone witness to Michael's death, Donald falsely names Tarzan as the one responsible for the crime and in the process, incriminating Jane as well. In exchange ...
Nov. 09, 2003
1x07 1 1x07 For Love of Country
Tarzan and Jane flee into the mountains to escape the vengeful cops seeking to arrest them. Jane places her trust in Tarzan, relying on his jungle skills to survive in the woods.
Nov. 16, 2003
1x08 1 1x08 The End of the Beginning
The police arrests Jane and in exchange for Jane's safety and freedom, Tarzan surrenders himself to Richard. Richard attempts to have Tarzan declared legally insane so that he can claim ...
Nov. 23, 2003
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Season 1 Characters

John Clayton played by Travis Fimmel
Jane Porter played by Sarah Wayne Callies
Detective Sam Sullivan played by Miguel A. Núñez Jr.
Richard Clayton played by Mitch Pileggi
Kathleen Clayton played by Lucy Lawless
Patrick Nash played by Douglas O'Keeffe
Nicki Porter played by Leighton Meester
Lieutenant Scott Connor played by Joe Grifasi
Detective Gene Taylor played by Fulvio Cecere
Donald Ingram played by Tim Guinee
Mary played by Marie V. Cruz
Cop played by Michael Sercerchi
Detective played by Jasbir Mann
Detective Carey played by Sterling K. Brown
Greystoke Guard played by Tig Fong
Kathleen's Assistant played by Samantha Gutstadt
Detective Michael Foster played by Johnny Messner
Captain Jim Archer played by Garry Chalk
Agent Woods played by Laura de Carteret
Alice Clayton played by Ona Grauer
Allan Bancroft played by Michael Carley
Animal Control Officer played by Ty Olsson
Animal Vocals voiced by Frank Welker
Assistant D.A. played by James Arnold (IV)
Boy played by Adrian Dent

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Season 1 Videos

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Season 1 Quotes

01x04 - Rules of Engagement Season 1 / Episode 4: - Rules of Engagement

Narrator: Detective Jane Porter had everything she ever wanted. But one night, a mysterious stranger changed her world. John Clayton, a man raised in the jungle, then brutally abducted by his uncle, finds himself thrown into a battle for the Greystoke empire. Falsely accused of murder, he and Jane form a bond of mutual protection. To rise up against those who might harm them, protect those in need and secure a future neither could have foreseen.
01x04 - Rules of Engagement Season 1 / Episode 4: - Rules of Engagement

Jane Porter: I wish I could see things as clearly as you do.
John Clayton/Tarzan: So do I.
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Season 1 Trivia

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