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Me and the Chimp 

Dentist Mike Reynolds is living a good life with his wife Liz and his two children. When Scott and Kitty find a chimp, he reluctantly agrees to keep it but finds his life turned upside down... See full summary »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Ted Bessell ...  Mike Reynolds 13 episodes, 1972
Anita Gillette ...  Liz Reynolds 13 episodes, 1972
Scott C. Kolden ...  Scott Reynolds 13 episodes, 1972
Kami Cotler ...  Kitty Reynolds 13 episodes, 1972
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Dentist Mike Reynolds is living a good life with his wife Liz and his two children. When Scott and Kitty find a chimp, he reluctantly agrees to keep it but finds his life turned upside down when the ape Buttons causes chaos on a regular basis. Written by rharlan58

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Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 January 1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Chimp & I See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Series regular, child actor Scott Kolden, would leave performing and become a noted sound editor with over 200 credits to his name. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Barney Miller: The Vandal (1978) See more »

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Chimp and I
11 May 2006 | by dimmers2See all my reviews

Yes that was a naughty simian and I ought to know since I was a kid extra for the pilot. The shot I got to be in was at a miniature golf course around Los Angeles. It was a long shoot on a hot day and trying to get the chimp to do his thing was frustrating. You gotta sympathize with the cast and crew. I remember the chimp wore black briefs.I guess this was for the censors or hygiene.Anyway they weren't visible on film. We all thought it was going to be great since Ted Bessell was part of the cast, but alas,this was not to be. What a stinker. The show just wasn't funny.I remember feeling uncomfortable just watching it.What was really grating on the nerves in those days was the canned laughter for every unfunny, meant to be funny, moment. Thank goodness this one flopped!


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