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Manimal: Scrimshaw (S1EP6 NBC 3 Dec 1983, Reni Santoni)



Scrimshaw: 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.

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

Guest Cast: Bo Brundin (Cyrus Gipps), Charles H. Hyman (Madgwick), Lina Raymond (Lydia Avery), Robert Tessier (Sailor Poker Player), Meeno Peluce (Corky), Keenan Wynn (Clancy “Sea Dog” Morgan), Frank Annese (Sailor), Anne Ramsey (Referee), Ted Peterson (Bartender)

Writer: Michael Berk & Douglas Schwartz / Director: Chuck Bail

Airdate: 3 Dec 1983 on NBC

Series: Manimal Season 1 Episode 6

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.