Planet of the Apes

  • Premiered: Sep 1974
  • Episodes: 14
  • Followers: 13
  • Ended
  • CBS
  • Friday at 20
  • Action Adventure Science-fiction Thriller


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Season 1
Escape from Tomorrow
Episode overview
Air date
Sep 13, 1974
Astronauts Alan Virdon and Peter Burke crash land on a strange planet. After being rescued by a friendly human, Virdon and Burke discover this planet is ruled by intelligent apes. To .. show full overview
The Gladiators
Episode overview
Air date
Sep 20, 1974
Burke, Virdon and Galen come across two humans fighting and get involved, but lose the magnetic disc. To recover it, they must approach the nearby village, where the ape prefect pits humans in a series of gladiatorial games.
The Trap
Episode overview
Air date
Sep 27, 1974
In a ruined city, Burke and Urko are trapped underground and must reluctantly work together to escape, while Alan and Galen must deal with Urko's gorilla patrol in the streets above.
The Good Seeds
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Air date
Oct 04, 1974
Burke and Virdon have to seek the help of a gorilla farmer and his family when Galen falls sick.
The Legacy
Episode overview
Air date
Oct 11, 1974
Burke and Virdon are helped by a young woman and a young boy while searching for an underground computer in a ruined city, but their plans go awry when Alan is captured and Urko uses the boy to get information from the astronaut.
Tomorrow's Tide
Episode overview
Air date
Oct 18, 1974
An ape who runs a fishing business plans to use Virdon and Burke as slaves after he captures them.
The Surgeon
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Air date
Oct 25, 1974
Galen must use all his charm to try and persuade his ex-girlfriend, a female ape surgeon named Kira, to operate on Virdon using a forbidden human anatomy book, after the astronaut is shot.
The Deception
Episode overview
Air date
Nov 01, 1974
When the guys try to track down the apes who are framing humans for crimes in a small community, Fauna, a blind female ape, falls in love with Burke while believing him to be a chimpanzee.
The Horse Race
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Air date
Nov 08, 1974
Virdon decides to take part in a dangerous horse race even though he runs the risk of being captured by Urko.
The Interrogation
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Air date
Nov 15, 1974
Burke undergoes a horrific interrogation after being captured whilst Virdon and Galen mount a rescue attempt.
The Tyrant
Episode overview
Air date
Nov 22, 1974
Aboro, a despot, is making community life a misery; Burke, Virdon, and Galen decide to rob him of his powers.
The Cure
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Air date
Nov 29, 1974
Thanks to their advanced medical knowledge, Burke and Virdon are able to help a village struck with malaria, but risk discovery.
The Liberator
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Air date
Dec 06, 1974
Burke and Virdon are captured by a bunch of humans determined to hand them over to the Apes.
1x14 Show finale
Up Above the World So High
Episode overview
Air date
Dec 20, 1974
Burke and Virdon join forces with Leuric, a human attempting to fly by building himself a hang glider.

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