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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 Renella
As Zon
John Milford
As Sestus
Jane Actman
As Fauna

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

Tom McDonough (1)
As Macor
Eldon Burke
As Chilot
Ron Stein
As Krona
Main Cast
Ron Harper
As Alan Virdon
James 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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