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Return to the Planet of the Apes

Return to the Planet of the Apes

Return to the Planet of the Apes

Beginning very similarly to the original film, a space craft crashes on a desolate world. Three astronauts, Bill, Jeff and Judy, began a long trek through harsh conditions to find food and water they'll need to survive until they're rescued or can find a way home. The hike plays out with minimal dialogue for almost the first 10 minutes and really helps to reinforce the situation. Surprisingly well written, Return isn't a dumbed down kiddie show; it is an intelligent sci-fi series carrying on themes, characters (Cornelius, General Urko, Dr Zaius even Nova!) and situations from the book and films! There's a continuing story, a serialization, that is a rarity in the world of Saturday morning cartoons.

Admittedly Filmation's animation from this period is at times "limited". Static figures against moving backgrounds. Identical footage re-used over and over again. But for all of its faults, it only adds to the character of the series.

Episode Info

Final: 1x13 -- River of Flames (Nov/29/1975)

Available Episodes

River of Flames
Nov 29, 1975
Season 1 episode 13

Terror on Ice Mounta..
Nov 22, 1975
Season 1 episode 12

Battle of the Titans
Nov 08, 1975
Season 1 episode 11

Invasion of the Unde..
Nov 01, 1975
Season 1 episode 10

Mission of Mercy
Nov 01, 1975
Season 1 episode 9

Attack from the Clou..
Oct 25, 1975
Season 1 episode 8

Trail to the Unknown
Oct 18, 1975
Season 1 episode 7

Austin StokerAustin Stoker
voiced Jeff Carter
Claudette NevinsClaudette Nevins
voiced Judy Franklin / Nova
Edwin MillsEdwin Mills
voiced Cornelius
Henry CordenHenry Corden
voiced General Urko
Phillippa HarrisPhillippa Harris
voiced Zira
Richard BlackburnRichard Blackburn
voiced Bill Hudson / Dr. Zaius
Tom Williams (1)Tom Williams (1)
As Bill Hudson (Early Episodes)

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