Manimal is an American action–adventure television series created by Glen A. Larson and Donald R. Boyle, that ran on NBC from September 30 to December 17, 1983.
The show centers on the character Dr. Jonathan Chase, a shape-shifting man who can turn himself into any animal he chooses. He uses this ability to help the police solve crimes.
Only lasting 8 episodes there was very little other merchandise but there was an incredibly bad Manimal toy line.
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 rarefied peaks of Tibet, heir to his father’s legacy and the world’s darkest mysteries. Jonathan Chase, master of the secrets that divide man from animal, animal from man… Manimal!
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