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Manimal

Manimal (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV Episode | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Jonathan Chase is a British college professor at New York University who has the unusual ability to transform into any kind of animal he wants. He decides to use his power to assist the New York Police Department in solving unusual crimes,...See moreJonathan Chase is a British college professor at New York University who has the unusual ability to transform into any kind of animal he wants. He decides to use his power to assist the New York Police Department in solving unusual crimes, and in this series pilot, he teams up with cute cop Brooke and war buddy Ty to stop some terrorists from stealing a supply of toxic gas. Written by Marty McKee See less
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Director
Russ Mayberry (directed by)
Writers
Glen A. Larson (created by) | Donald R. Boyle (created by)
Producer
Harker Wade (produced by)
Composer
Paul Chihara (music by)
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 30, 1983

Release date
Sep 30, 1983 (United States)

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35 cast members
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Simon MacCorkindale
Jonathan Chase Jonathan Chase   See fewer
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Melody Anderson
Brooke McKenzie Brooke McKenzie   See fewer
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Glynn Turman
Ty Earl Ty Earl   See fewer
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Reni Santoni
Lt. Rivera Lt. Rivera   See fewer
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Lloyd Bochner
Jordon Jordon   See fewer
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Terry Kiser
Charles P. Drew Charles P. Drew   See fewer
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Wynn Irwin
Simmons Simmons   See fewer
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George Loros
Hollister Hollister   See fewer
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Lara Parker
Drew's Date Drew's Date   See fewer
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Ursula Andress
Karen Jade Karen Jade   See fewer
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Ed Lauter
Col. Hunt Col. Hunt   See fewer
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Robert Carricart
Old man Old man   See fewer
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Del Hinkley
Maitre D' Maitre D'   See fewer
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Floyd Levine
Murdock Murdock   See fewer
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Richard Minchenberg
Jerry Harker Jerry Harker   See fewer
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Bert Rosario
Cab Driver Cab Driver   See fewer
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James Carroll
Guard #1 (as James Lough) Guard #1 (as James Lough)   See fewer
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Gerald Berns
Lt. Griggs Lt. Griggs   See fewer
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Ed Hooks
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
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Richard Douglas Jensen
Guard #2 (as Richard Jensen) Guard #2 (as Richard Jensen)   See fewer
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Cynthia Mayberry
Miss Thatcher Miss Thatcher   See fewer
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Hadi Sadjadi
Interpreter Interpreter   See fewer
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Bunny Summers
Pudgy Lady Pudgy Lady   See fewer
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Le Tuan
Viet-Cong Officer Viet-Cong Officer   See fewer
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Bob Tzudiker
Man (as Bob Tzudaker) Man (as Bob Tzudaker)   See fewer
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Jack Berle
Restaurant Patron (uncredited) Restaurant Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Deborah Ludwig Davis
Singer (voice) (uncredited) Singer (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dennis Fimple
Cab Driver (uncredited) Cab Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lyza Reese
Prostitute (uncredited) Prostitute (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Smith
Lecture Guest (uncredited) Lecture Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.4 / 10 | 288 votes