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VIDEO: A Piece of the Action

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A Piece of the Action
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Length: 50:23
Aired: 1/12/1968

Kirk, Spock and McCoy beam down and find themselves in a culture similar to Earth gangs of the 1920s. watch

VIDEO: Star Trek: Voyager: Dreadnought

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Star Trek: Voyager: Dreadnought
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Length: 46:12
Aired: 1/12/1968

Voyager encounters a Cardassian missile ship, which Torres re-programmed while working for the Maquis. Now, B'Elanna must outsmart her own programming to disarm Dreadnought, before it destroys a planet and kills millions of innocent people. watch

VIDEO: Star Trek: A Piece of the Action

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Star Trek: A Piece of the Action
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Length: 50:29
Aired: 1/12/1968

Kirk investigates a planet with an Earth-like 1920s gangster culture. watch


Porky's 3: Revenge
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Year Title Description
1987 Back To The Beach Movie, Source
1985 Porky's Revenge Movie, Director
1975 Welcome Back, Kotter TV Show Series, Executive Producer
1969 The Courtship of Eddie's Father TV Show Series, Actor - Norman Tinker
1959 Hennesey TV Show Series, Actor - Harvey Spencer Blair III

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Who played the first Tarzan?

Question: Who played the first Tarzan?

Answer: Assuming you mean the first TV Tarzan — this column has a strong small-screen bias, after all — that'd be actor Ron Ely, who was actually the 15th actor to go ape-man. (Elmo Lincoln was the first to discover jungle love in the 1918 big-screen feature Tarzan of the Apes.)

If there's one thing I can say about Ely, he earned his paycheck on the NBC series, which debuted in September 1966 and left the air three years later. The athletic 6-foot-4-inch actor refused to let a stuntman handle the risky shots, so all that beast battling, vine swinging and waterfall diving took a terrible toll on his body. Yet he worked through the pain like a man possessed, which he may well have been. "This Tarzan, it's the part I've been waiting for all my life," director James Komack quoted the actor as saying in a 1967 TV Guide story K read more

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