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Planet of the Apes: The Deception

The blind daughter of a recently murdered ape falls in love with Burke, not knowing he's human, as Galen and the astronauts try to hunt down the murdering apes.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x8
Production Number: B-510
Airdate: Friday November 01st, 1974

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Guest Stars
Pat RenellaPat Renella
As Zon
John MilfordJohn Milford
As Sestus
Jane ActmanJane Actman
As Fauna

Co-Guest Stars
Hal BaylorHal Baylor
As Jasko
Baynes BarronBaynes Barron
As Perdix

Tom McDonough (1)Tom McDonough (1)
As Macor
Eldon BurkeEldon Burke
As Chilot
Ron SteinRon Stein
As Krona
Main Cast
Ron HarperRon Harper
As Alan Virdon
James NaughtonJames Naughton
As Peter Burke


In an ape community, the citizenry bury Lucian, a favorite of all. His blind daughter Fauna mourns while swearing vengeance on the humans who her uncle Sestus says attacked and killed her father. Prefect Perdix swears to bring the killers to justice, but refuses to let the other apes proposal vigilante action...

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Episode Quotes
Fauna: Besides, how can you tell one human from another? When I could see, they all looked alike to me.
Galen: (smirking) I have the same problem.

Perdix: Who are you?
Galen: (outraged) I am wearing this mask so you won’t find out. So why would I tell you?

Other Episode Crew

Main Title ThemeLalo Schifrin
Warning: Planet of the Apes season 1 episode 8 guide may contain spoilers
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