Planet of the Apes (TV Series)

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Planet of the Apes (1974)

Planet of the Apes is the 1974 television adaptation of the classic science fiction film. The series was set 10 years following the events of the first film and follows another pair of astronauts landing in similar fashion and having to find a way to interact with this new world. Roddy McDowall, who portrayed Caesar in the film series, would co-star in the show, but in a different role. The show aired for 14 episodes on CBS in 1974.

The following weapons were used in the television series Planet of the Apes (TV Series):

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Apes Rifle (modified M1 Carbine)

Like the original film series, the main rifle used by the Apes in the television show is a visually modified M1 Carbine. The M1 was housed in a wood case that disguised the barrel as well as the magazine.

Prop version of the Apes rifle (from YourProps.com)
The Modern Manufactured version of the M1 Carbine, with standard stock, from Auto-Ordnance (affiliated with Kahr Arms and Thomson Arms). Chambered in .30 Carbine
Colonel Alan Virdon (Ron Harper) holds the rifle in "The Tyrant" (S1E11).
Major Peter J. Burke (James Naughton) holds the rifle in "The Tyrant" (S1E11).

Walther P38

The Walther P38 is the pistol carried by the Apes in the series.

Walther P38 with black grips - 9mm
The Walther P38 is pulled by the Ape officer in "The Cure" (S1E12).


See Also

The Planet of the Apes Franchise
Original Series Planet of the Apes (1968)   •  Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970)  •  Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1972)  •  Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1973)

Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)

Television Planet of the Apes (TV Series)
Tim Burton Planet of the Apes (2001)
2011 Reboot Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)  •  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)  •  War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)



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