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Manimal: Illusion (S1EP2 NBC 14 Oct 1983, Christopher Stone)



Illusion: 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.

Regular Cast: Simon MacCorkindale (Johnathon Chase), Melody Anderson (Brooke McKenzie), Reni Santoni (Lt Rivera), Michael D. Roberts (Tyrone ‘Ty’ Earl)

Guest Cast: Christopher Stone (Ross), Jonathan Goldsmith (Felix Manning), Peter Fox (Harris), David Hess (William), Richard Lynch (Zoltan Gregory), Christie Claridge (Jessica De Vere), Patrick Gorman (Billy’s Father), Alan Koss (The Man), Maureen O’Connor (Secretary), Bobby Jacoby (Billy), Talbot Simons (Cab Driver), Patrick Strong (Attendant), Michele Berk (Showgirl)

Writer: Paul Mason / Director: Daniel Haller

Airdate: 14 Oct 1983 on NBC

Series: Manimal Season 1 Episode 2

Show Info: Scifi drama series. Criminologist Jonathan Chase is able to transform himself into any animal he chooses. He uses his powers to catch criminals. The series aired on NBC from 30 Sep – 17 Dec 1983 and lasted for the pilot and 7 hour long episodes.