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Tarzan (1966)

Tarzan (1966)


Ron Ely starred in the title role as Edgar Rice Burroughs' ape man in this adventure drama which aired on NBC for two seasons from 1966 to 1968. Manuel Padilla, Jr. co-starred as Tarzan's boy sidekick, Jai. Despite high hopes for the series from the folks at NBC and praises from Burroughs' purists about Ely's portrayal of the Jungle Man, Tarzan got swamped in the ratings by The Wild, Wild West and was cancelled after only two seasons on the air. Ironically, reruns of the show aired on CBS, the network of Wild, Wild West during the summer of 1969.
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Episode Info

Final: 2x26 -- Trina (Apr/05/1968)


A girl gets Tarzan to help her locate her long lost uncle.
Available Episodes

Alex the Great
Mar 22, 1968
Season 2 episode 25

Rendezvous for Reven..
Mar 15, 1968
Season 2 episode 24

Four O'Clock Army (2..
Mar 08, 1968
Season 2 episode 23

Four O'Clock Army (1..
Mar 01, 1968
Season 2 episode 22

Jungle Ransom
Feb 23, 1968
Season 2 episode 21

End of a Challenge
Feb 16, 1968
Season 2 episode 20

Trek to Terror
Feb 09, 1968
Season 2 episode 19

Cast
Ron ElyRon Ely
As Tarzan
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Crew

Executive Producer: Sy Weintraub
Producer: Steve Shagan, Leon Benson, Jon Epstein, Maurice Unger
Co-Producer: Don Brinkley
Associate Producer: Vernon E. Clark
Music: Walter Greene (1), Nelson Riddle
Director of Photography: Kenneth Talbot, Gabe Torres

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Recurring Guests

Chuck Wood as Totoni (7 eps)
Woody Strode as Jamayo (6 eps)
Virgil Richardson as Nahnto (6 eps)
Bernie Hamilton as Mwanza de Ludanzi (5 eps)
Harry Lauter as Curt Grayson (5 eps)
William Marshall as Kasembi (5 eps)
Howard Morton as Major (4 eps)
Jock Mahoney as Hoby Wallington (4 eps)
Robert DoQui as Dake (4 eps)
Maurice Evans as Sir Basil Bertram (4 eps)

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Warning: Tarzan (1966) guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Action | Adventure | Drama
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: NBC ( USA)
Airs: Fridays at 07:30 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 09, 1966
Ended: September 06, 1968
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