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Daktari “Bloopers” — maybe you’ve spotted some?

Daktari “Bloopers” — maybe you’ve spotted some?

This could be a fun discussion — every show has bloopers — here’s some that Ken Lynch discovered. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * When television series were filmed in the 1960s, there was often little thought given to the potential […]

The ultimate collector’s item!

The ultimate collector’s item!

Got $4K? Check this out! Here’s the description: “This is an authentic original handbag made by French designer Vipiana Celine. Bought in Italy in 1964 when Celine first opened a leather factory in Italy producing the iconic Celine Box Bag. This purse belonged to the famous actress Cheryl Miller, celebrity of Daktari, Clarence the Cross-Eyed […]

What did Hari Rhodes really think of Daktari?

What did Hari Rhodes really think of Daktari?

We are pleased to feature this guest post by one of our contributes, Ken Lynch: A December 2015 posting on this website recently spotlighted the ‘forgotten’ co-stars of Daktari – Yale Summers and Hari Rhodes. I say ‘forgotten’ as most commentaries on this TV show concentrate on Marshall Thompson and Cheryl Miller. I have previously […]

Happy 50th Anniversary, Daktari!

Happy 50th Anniversary, Daktari!

On Tuesday, January 11, 1966, Daktari premiered on CBS-TV at 7:30 pm. The first episode was “The Elephant Thieves.” Happy 50th Anniversary, Daktari! Check out all the episodes here in our extensive and detailed episode guide. What are your favorite episodes?  Mine are: Season One: Return of the Killer (Parts One and Two–this is the […]