Judy the Chimp

Rarities! Two vintage promos and a spotting of the soundtrack album

Rarities! Two vintage promos and a spotting of the soundtrack album

So my brother-in-law who lives near LA sends me a text message with this picture: He considered getting it for me but said the vinyl was in poor condition. <sigh!> This is one item I have wanted since I was a kid. Oh well. It’s a record store somewhere near LA if someone wants to […]

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 […]

Clarence the Cross-Eyed Lion is a charmer

Clarence the Cross-Eyed Lion is a charmer

I treated myself on a cold and rainy day to a bit of a Daktari marathon, watching “Wall of Flames” and “Return of the Killer” from season one, and concluding with “Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion.” It’s been a long time since I saw this movie and I have to say it held up pretty well. […]

Daktari The Complete Fourth Season is ready for pre-order from Warner Bros.!

Daktari The Complete Fourth Season is ready for pre-order from Warner Bros.!

It’s here! Thanks to the watchful eyes of our friend Walter, we can now order Season Four of Daktari and complete our collections. Here’s where you can order: Daktari The Complete Fourth Season Available for pre-order for $28.39 on the Warners Archive site Be sure and check out the Season Four Episode Guide here. Here are […]

Check out these fabulous vintage Daktari cast photos now available on Ebay

Check out these fabulous vintage Daktari cast photos now available on Ebay

You can find these photos on Ebay. These are really nice! Click on the first photo to click through a slide show and see these in their full size.   Here are two more that you can buy here: (Thanks, TT!)

What ever happened to Judy the Chimp?

What ever happened to Judy the Chimp?

Our resident expert Ken Lynch provides some answers: Judy’s television appearances Judy appears to have featured in a lot of movies and TV shows prior to her part in Daktari.  In particular, she appeared in two movies The Monkey’s Uncle (alongside Cheryl Miller – and including playing the tambourine on stage with The Beach Boys in the opening […]