The BEST Episodes of Manimal
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 17, 2020
"Dr. Jonathan Chase - wealthy, young, handsome. A man with the brightest of futures. A man with the darkest of pasts. From Africa's deepest recesses, to the rarest peaks of Tibet. Heir to his father's legacy and the worlds darkest mysteries...Jonathan Chase, master of the secrets that divide man from animal, animal from man, Manimal."
#1 - Manimal
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 30, 1983
When a group of thieves devise a plan to hijack a shipment of nerve gas, Detective Brooke Mackenzie must stop them. She teams up with Dr. Jonathan Chase, a man that knows the secrets that divide man and animal and who is trained in an African technique that allows him to change into different animal forms. TRANSFORMATIONS - a hawk and a black panther.
#2 - High Stakes
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 4, 1983
When a horse trainer recognizes her stolen horse in a race, Jonathan helps her try and recover it. TRANSFORMATIONS - a hawk, a black panther, and a horse.
#3 - Scrimshaw
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 3, 1983
While at the beach, Jonathan and the others discover a scrimshaw (walrus tusk with carvings on it) in the clutches of a skeleton. They begin investigating at local bar where they encounter someone who has been looking for it for their whole life. TRANSFORMATIONS: a black panther, a hawk and a snake.
#4 - Breath of the Dragon
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 10, 1983
Jonathan, Brooke and Ty must stop a criminal who extorts money from businesses in China Town while posing as a superstitious icon known as The Dragon. TRANSFORMATIONS: a hawk, a bull and a black panther.
#5 - Night of the Beast
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 17, 1983
While on a well deserved vacation, Jonathan, Ty and Brooke get involved to thwart an attempt by a syndicate boss to illegally take over the town of Birch Hollow in order legalize gambling and build a large casino. TRANSFORMATIONS: a horse, black panther, bear (twice) and hawk.
#6 - Illusion
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 14, 1983
A Bulgarian Ambassador hides behind his immunity status to smuggle illegal goods into the country. But when one of the stars of an illusion show is murdered, Jonathan must find a way to get him. TRANSFORMATIONS - a hawk (twice) and a black panther.
#7 - Female of the Species
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 28, 1983
After a girl is found living with wolves in the forests of India, she is the topic of discussion at a local university where she is being held. When an attempt is made on her life, Jonathan takes her into his care and protection. Her identity must be found in order to discover who it is that is trying to kill her. TRANSFORMATIONS - a hawk, a black panther and a dolphin.
#8 - Night of the Scorpion
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 21, 1983
While being interrogated by Russian agents about the location of a list, a man dies from a truth serum drug. A note and $2 million dollars are left to his daughter, Terry. Jonathan, Brooke and Ty must protect Terry while trying to locate the list before the Russian agents do. TRANSFORMATIONS - a black panther and a parrot.