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The following list are the episodes from the TV series The Legend of Tarzan, which originally ran from 2001 to 2003. The series takes place after the 1999 film Tarzan, and is set in the same time frame as the 2002 made-for-video sequel Tarzan & Jane.

The series first aired on September 3, 2001 and lasted for two seasons ending on February 5, 2003.


Season 1 (2001)

# Title Air date Production Code Summary
01 "Tarzan and the Race Against Time" September 3, 2001 1C21-002 After Tarzan is bitten by a venomous spider in the heart, Jane and the others learn that the only cure is the Mububu flower, found on the top of a waterfall. Terk begins to feel jealous of Jane and thinks that she is not suited for jungle life, so Terk makes a bet that she cannot make it. But as Tarzan's condition worsens, the two realize that they must put aside their differences if they are to obtain the flower necessary for Professor Porter's antidote.
02 "Tarzan and the Trading Post" September 4, 2001 1C21-004 Renard Dumont, a French proprietor, builds a trading post along the coast of Africa, near where Tarzan and his family live. Tarzan allows them to stay, but quickly realizes that with the trading post now present, the rhinos have been driven from their feeding grounds into gorilla lands. Tarzan, Jane and the others must find a way to move the rhinos, or Kala and her family will be forced to move away.
03 "Tarzan and the Lost Cub" September 5, 2001 1C21-008 While out washing her clothes in the jungle, Jane comes across a baby leopard, who follows her. Seeing that it is alone, she convinces Terk and Tantor to watch it while she prepares Tarzan for the idea. He is at first repulsed at the idea and wants the cub to be left alone in the jungle, but Kala and Jane remind him of Kala's own decision to give him a chance, and Tarzan reluctantly agrees. The leopard cub is very playful, and proves to be a handful for Terk and Tantor, who lose sight of it and the cub causes trouble with the baboons. Jane, seeing the hopelessness of the situation, goes with Kala to return it to the other leopards, but all goes wrong until Tarzan rescues them and the mother leopard arrives. Grateful for the return of her cub, the mother leopard allows Jane and the others safe passage, and later visits the group with her cub.
04 "Tarzan and the Lost City of Opar" September 6, 2001 1C21-017 After Professor Porter is taken captive by the Leopard Men, Tarzan and the others track him to the lost city of Opar, ruled by a strange woman La, who after seeing Tarzan fight to rescue the professor, falls in love with him. Unfortunately, Tarzan is Jane's husband. So La must devises a plan to get rid of Jane and make Tarzan her husband and king of Opar.
05 "Tarzan and the Fugitives" September 7, 2001 1C21-007 Tarzan and Jane meet Hugo and Hooft, who are deserters of the French Legion led by the nefarious Lt. Col. Staquait, rescuing and taking them in. These smooth-talking, good-natured con-men teach Tarzan a thing or two about gambling and profit, and eat, swim and enjoy the jungle somewhat at Jane's expense (to her annoyance). But when Staquait comes for the deserters (who are "criminals"), Jane turns them in only to realize that their crime was refusal to burn a village full of men, women and children down. Despite feeling betrayed and used, Tarzan and Jane realize that the real criminal is Staquait, and rescue Hugo and Hooft, giving them jobs working for Renard at the trading post.
06 "Tarzan and the Rogue Elephant" September 9, 2001 1C21-005 After Mabaya, a rogue elephant, plows through an elephant herd, Jabari and many other elephants are forced to move to where Tarzan lives to escape its path. Jabari befriends Tantor, and they bond over their fear of things; however, when Jabari says that the African Violet causes an elephant to go rogue, Tantor is convinced he is a rogue, and even more so after Mabaya stampedes through the jungle, causing him to run away. Jabari learns that the flower doesn't make an elephant go rogue, and Tarzan has gone after Mabaya, finding himself no match for the rogue elephant. Tantor must overcome his fears to help both his friend and the jungle.
07 "Tarzan and the Poisoned River - Part I" September 10, 2001 1C21-010 Tantor returns from the nearby river with some sort of poison. After analyzing it, Professor Porter concludes that it must have come from the river, and so Tarzan and his friends convince Dumont to allow them to borrow his boat, as the poison will affect trade and jungle life. Terk stays behind with Tantor, while the others travel upriver, only to have their boat blown up by pressure caused by hippos. Going ahead, Tarzan encounters Basuli, son of Chief Keewazi of the Waziri tribe, who say that men dressed like Jane and the Professor dug in the mountainside. Meanwhile, Tantor has somehow gotten better and with Terk goes after his friends; Basuli shows Tarzan a mysterious cave shaped like a skull head.
08 "Tarzan and the Poisoned River - Part II" September 11, 2001 1C21-016 Tarzan and Basuli, upon further exploration, discover that the cave leads to a mine under the direction of a greedy businessman named McTeague; Jane and Professor Porter meanwhile inform Keewazi that due to the chemical separation of dirt from ores, the chemicals are being dumped into the river. Tarzan and Basuli infiltrate the mine, but are captured by McTeague. With some help from latecomers Terk and Tantor, Jane and Professor Porter rescue the pair, who have become friends through their trials together. Jane then proposes they build a dam, to cut off the water flow. When McTeague sees this and demands to have the water back, Keewazi refuses and unleashes the river all at once, creating a flash flood that destroys the mine. McTeague and his men surrender and retreat, defeated. After this, Tarzan makes peace with the Waziri.
09 "Tarzan and the Enemy Within" September 12, 2001 1C21-019 Tarzan and Terk find an injured gorilla named Gobu in the forest, who was attacked by hyenas. Little do they know, but he is under orders from his leader to lure Tarzan back to Gobu's family. Once the injured gorilla is better, he and Tarzan embark on the long journey to Gobu's home, only to find the evil Tublat, a bull ape who was expelled from Kerchak's family many years before and has killed the group's original leader, is waiting there to trap him. Meanwhile, Jane and Professor Porter attempt to teach Terk to be more lady-like to impress Gobu.
10 "Tarzan and the Fountain" September 13, 2001 1C21-011 The Professor eagerly awaits the arrival of a colleague, Professor Doyle. Upon arrival, all are surprised to find that Doyle is a woman. Professor Robin Doyle had come to Africa to study Keewazi's tribe with the Professor. While they study, they find some of the older men to have quite startling ages, and learn about a great fountain. Professor Porter, who feels he's too old for Robin, secretly sets forth to find this fountain.
11 "Tarzan and the Hidden World" September 14, 2001 1C21-018 Samuel T. Philander, Professor Porter's academic rival, who often takes credit for the Professor's findings and research, visits Africa believing that the Professor has found something there. The Professor does discover something, but only after Philander arrives- Tarzan shows Jane and him Pellucidar, a place beneath Africa where dinosaurs still live. Philander takes a camera- not knowing that a baby baboon had already used up all the film taking pictures of itself- but the Professor has none, until he tries to steal a Tyrannosaurus Rex egg, which hatches. This arouses the fury of the mother, who chases them until Porter returns the egg and they escape. Meanwhile, Philander returns to London unveiling proof of dinosaurs- only to discover the baboon's pictures.
12 "Tarzan and the Rift" September 16, 2001 1C21-0 Tantor's new girlfriend thinks Terk is loud and obnoxious and forces Tantor to choose between them. Meanwhile poachers are operating in the jungle and capture Terk.
13 "Tarzan and the Giant Beetles" September 17, 2001 1C21-012 Tantor and Terk accompany the Professor on an expedition to study giant flora and their clumsiness almost ends in disaster. Tantor wants to confess but Terk prefers covering up the truth. Professor Porter does manage to collect some plant liquid from the giant flowers, which Terk promptly spills onto some beetles making them grow to gigantic proportions. Terk still tries to hide her and Tantor's involvement. It's not long before the beetles are on a rampage of destruction.
14 "Tarzan and the Jungle Madness" September 18, 2001 1C21-023 Tarzan and Jane are returning home from visiting the Waziri Village via a river boat piloted by Hugo and Hooft. When they land they notice that Dumont's trading post is really growing and modernizing. They also notice that the jungle is eerily quiet with no animal sounds to be heard. When they return home they find the tree house is in shambles as is the professor's camp and he has disappeared. Terk and Tantor burst into the camp complaining of a ringing in their heads and acting violently. Soon Tarzan and Jane are on the run for their lives as all of the jungle animals have turned against them in a psychotic rage. Later, while hiding from the animals, Tarzan discovers that the cause to the animals hear ringing is due to a recent Tower built at Dumont's trading post. After Tarzan tricks them into destroying the tower, the animals return to their old selves again.
15 "Tarzan and the Protege" September 19, 2001 1C21-0 Tarzan befriends the nephew of Professor Porter's colleague Doctor Doyle. Meanwhile Professor Porter attempts to rekindle an old romance with the boy's overprotective aunt, Doctor Doyle.
16 "Tarzan and the Leopard Men Rebellion" September 20, 2001 1C21-020 When the Leopard Men of Opar kidnap Jane, Tarzan must rely on Queen La's help to rescue her. But La has motives of her own... and so do the Leopard Men.
17 "Tarzan and the Rough Rider" September 21, 2001 1C21-013 Theodore Roosevelt, a former U.S. President, is on safari in Africa when he becomes the focus of a kidnapping plot. It's up to Tarzan and the others to save him.
18 "Tarzan and the Seeds of Destruction" September 23, 2001 1C21-040 When the elephant pond turns smelly after heavy rains, Jane plants a sweet-smelling flowery vine. But the vine grows out of control, causing an ecological disaster that leads to war between the gorillas and elephants. Despite Jane's best efforts, matters only turn worse, and it is up to her- with help from Tarzan- to undo her mistake.
19 "Tarzan and the Silver Ape" September 24, 2001 1C21-029 Samuel T. Philander is at it again, and wants to scoop another one of Professor Porter's jungle discoveries to pay off his British creditors. This time he finds out about the healing Silver Ape, Mangani, which he captures in a cage. When Tarzan and Professor Porter attempt to rescue the ape from Philander's ship, Mangani proves his healing abilities in a miracle for Tarzan.
20 "Tarzan and the Challenger" September 25, 2001 1C21-021 A giant python named Hista is terrorizing the gorillas and Tarzan's leadership of the family is challenged by Moyo. Tarzan and Moyo must fight together to defeat Hista and save the family.
21 "Tarzan and the Outbreak" September 26, 2001 1C21-042 Tarzan must help a man when his workers and young daughter fall ill with a deadly sickness.
22 "Tarzan and the Silver Screen" September 27, 2001 1C21-038 A film crew comes and Tarzan becomes confused with the acting. Later, a fire starts at the trading post and they must stop it!
23 "Tarzan and the Beast from Below" September 28, 2001 1C21-035 Terk gains an appreciation for Tantor's phobias when a velociraptor scares her silly.
24 "Tarzan and the All-Seeing Elephant" September 30, 2001 1C21-025 Tantor believes in an All-seeing Elephant, which Terk doesn't believe in. Tantor convinces Tarzan, Jane, Professor to go with him to search of the All-seeing Elephant. Terk follows. As their journey carries on, a rock avalanche occurs. Tantor sees Terk in trouble and protects her. Terk is surprised she is alive and tells everyone "If my buddy wants to see the All-seeing Elephant, then he's seeing the All-seeing Elephant."
25 "Tarzan and the New Wave" October 1, 2001 1C21-039 A schooner is sinking and, on board, are Jane's Friends Greenley, Eleanor, Hazel and Greenley's fiancé Henry. Eleanor and Hazel do not think Henry is very 'well rounded' and hope exposing him to Tarzan can toughen him up. His bravery and manliness is put to the test when they are swept away by a tidal wave.
26 "Tarzan and the Lost Treasure" October 2, 2001 1C21-047 Count Nikolas Rokoff hears about a treasure in the valley of the leopards and plans to find it. Tarzan doesn't want to help... until Nikolas threatens to hurt Jane if he doesn't.
27 "Tarzan and the Return of La" October 3, 2001 1C21-022 While the gang is setting up a surprise croquet game for the Professor, Jane encounters an ill-looking fawn. Upon touching the fawn, the soul of none other than Queen La enters her body. Failing to return to Opar by herself, La turns to Tarzan, who senses something wrong right away. So, she turns to Dumont for help. With the aid of Usula, the Waziri elder Tarzan brings Jane back before La can retrieve her staff and brings Opar to life again,
28 "Tarzan and One Punch Mulligan" October 4, 2001 1C21-030 The arrogant and aggressive heavyweight boxing champion 'One Punch' Mulligan, along with his manager and personal journalist, visit the jungle while on a safari. When Tarzan accidentally knocks One Punch out cold, the boxer demands a rematch. Tarzan refuses, however, One Punch is stubborn and looks for a way to provoke Tarzan into a fight.
29 "Tarzan and the Missing Link" October 5, 2001 1C21-044 Philander goes to Africa with the two British thugs to capture "Tarzan: The Missing Link" in an effort to pay off the thugs. While there, they meet up with Porter and Philander attempts to convince the thugs that Porter is Tarzan.
30 "Tarzan and the Prison Break" October 7, 2001 1C21-037 Hugo and Hooft use Tarzan to help them gather special ingredients for their hot sauce. The sauce, with the guys' names on the bottle, becomes popular to the French Foreign Legion, and is brought to the attention of Lt. Col. Staquait. Staquait then vows to re-capture Hugo and Hooft for deserting when they did. He hasn't left without a plan, though. Trapping both Hooft, Hugo, and Tarzan in two separate nets, he is able to take them in... to "Cape of Doom" prison. Upon attempting to free his friends, Tarzan is captured and locked up, too. Only Jane can contact the Magistrate and settle this once and for all.
31 "Tarzan and the Eagle's Feather" October 8, 2001 1C21-036 Tarzan and Jane are invited to the Waziri village for the wedding of Basuli and Naoh. Basuli must journey to a tall mountain and bring back an Eagle's feather. He is allowed to take one person with him and he chooses Tarzan which angers Muviro. Their journey is fraught with hardships and Tarzan begins to wonder if someone else isn't interfering.
32 "Tarzan and the Face from the Past" October 9, 2001 1C21-043 Zutho, a shady mandrill from Tarzan's past, resurfaces, demanding a favor he claims owed for keeping a 20-year-old secret. Much of this episode takes place in flashback as Terk relates to Jane the events that allowed Zutho to gain such a hold over the lord of the jungle.
33 "Tarzan and the Caged Fury" October 10, 2001 1C21-034 Niels and Merkus return to the Jungle to mine diamonds. Tarzan agrees to this as long as they stay away from the gorillas. Neils and Merkus are threatened by Tublat, who they capture and plan to make money out of. Tarzan sets out to rescue Tublat, despite Terk's protests and the past conflict between them.
34 "Tarzan and the Gauntlet of Vengeance" October 11, 2001 1C21-033 Clayton's sister comes to the jungle to go "sightseeing". She kidnaps Jane, professer, terk and tantor. She then shoots Tarzan in the heart with fatal poison. he has to save the others or save himself.
35 "Tarzan and the Mysterious Visitor" October 12, 2001 1C21-041 A writer named Ed is in desperate need of some inspiration for his next novel. He finds it while walking down the street in the form of a newspaper article about Tarzan, The Missing Link. Ed has the inspiration he needs and begins tracking down various leads to Tarzan's whereabouts... including Samuel T. Philander, Hugo and Hooft and Renard Dumont. They all tell Ed of their first encounters with Tarzan. Ed heads out into the jungle to find Tarzan himself. Note: This episode is most famous for the theme of a literary character meeting his own original creator, as well as the fact that it is almost completely composed of flashbacks from previous Tarzan episodes.
36 "Tarzan and Tublat's Revenge" October 14, 2001 1C21-001 A violent thunderstorm has Tarzan, Jane, and the rest of the gorilla family seeking shelter in nearby caves. When they reach the cave they think they are safe but they have chosen the same cave that the banished gorilla Tublat lives in. Tarzan is no physical match for Tublat. But using his superior cunning and ingenuity he manages to defeat him.

Season 2 (2003)

# Title Air date Production Code Summary
37 "Tarzan and the British Invasion" February 3, 2003 1C21-003 Jane's three friends Greenley, Hazel and Eleanor arrive and assume Jane is in need of rescue. To their surprise they learn that Jane intended to stay with Tarzan instead of return with them. Jane takes her friends on a picnic, Tarzan not wanting to join in, but when Nuru and Sheeta ambush them, Tarzan comes to their rescue.
38 "Tarzan and the Volcanic Diamond Mine" February 4, 2003 1C21-006 Two men named Johannes Niels and Merkus arrive in search of diamonds in a volcano. Tarzan guides them on a condition he can take one for Jane. Worried about Tarzan, Jane and her friends follow his trail. As Johannes and Merkus turn on Tarzan and trap him with Jane and Archimedes they struggle out of the erupting volcano and escape the flowing lava.
39 "Tarzan and the Flying Ace" February 5, 2003 1C21-009 A pilot and a close friend of Jane's named Robert Canler visits Jane while Tarzan senses something bad about him, which he soon dismisses as jealousy. Robert is looking for a music box he gave to Jane, which is revealed to be a code machine and he turns on Jane. Meanwhile Tarzan saves an RAF pilot who was after Robert in the first place from Nuru and Sheeta. As Tarzan comes to stop Robert the plane comes to the edge of a waterfall and Robert prevents Jane from certain death but is arrested by the RAF pilot. (Series Finale)


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Media

Films: Tarzan/Video/Soundtrack | Tarzan & Jane | Tarzan II | The Legend of Tarzan
Television: The Legend of Tarzan | House of Mouse
Video Games: Disney's Tarzan | Tarzan: Untamed | Return to the Jungle | Kingdom Hearts | Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure | Disney Infinity
Books: Read-Aloud Storybook | Disney's Wonderful World of Reading | Little Golden Storybook | The Tarzan Chronicles | Banana Hunt

Disney Parks

Art of Animation | Disney Animation Building | Tarzan's Treehouse
Entertainment: Celebrate the Magic | Fantasmic! | Festival of Family & Friends | La Forêt de l’Enchantement: Une aventure musicale Disney | One Man's Dream II: The Magic Lives On! | Tarzan Rocks! | Tarzan: The Encounter | The Golden Mickeys | Tree of Life Awakens
Shops: Professor Porter's Trading Post

Characters

Original: Tarzan | Terk | Tantor | Kala | Kerchak | Flynt and Mungo | Sabor | Lord and Lady Greystroke | Manu | Jane Porter | Archimedes Q. Porter | Clayton and his men | Baboons
Midquel: Zugor | Mama Gunda | Kago and Uto
TV Series: Tublat | Hista | Zutho | Gozan and Hungo | Ian McTeague | Thaddeus Hunt | Jake & Sam | Mabaya | Count Nikolas Rokoff | Lady Waltham | Queen La | Leopard Men | Muviro | Kaj | Usula | Dr. Doyle | Eleanor | Greenly | Hazel | Ian | Lieutenant Colonel Staquait | Renard Dumont | Samuel T. Philander | Theodore Roosevelt | Hugo and Hooft | Nura and Sheeta | Edgar Rice Burroughs | Mangani | Jabari | Dania | German Poacher | Basuli | Naoh | Chief Keewazi | Nigel Taylor | Female Tyrannosaurus Rex | Velociraptors | Triceratops

Episodes

Season One: "Race Against Time" | "Trading Post" | "Lost Cub" | "Lost City of Opar" | "Fugitives" | "Rogue Elephant" | "Poisoned River" | "Enemy Within" | "Fountain" | "Hidden World" | "Rift" | "Giant Beetles" | "Jungle Madness" | "Protege" | "Leopard Men Rebellion" | "Rough Rider" | "Seeds of Destruction" | "Silver Ape" | "Challenger" | "Outbreak" | "Silver Screen" | "Beast from Below" | "All-Seeing Elephant" | "New Wave" | "Lost Treasure" | "Return of La" | "One Punch Mulligan" | "Missing Link" | "Prison Break" | "Eagle's Feather" | "Face from the Past" | "Caged Fury" | "Gauntlet of Vengeance" | "Mysterious Visitor" | "Tublat's Revenge"
Season Two: "British Invasion" | "Volcanic Diamond Mine" | "Flying Ace"

Songs

Film: Two Worlds | You'll Be in My Heart | Son of Man | Trashin' the Camp | Strangers Like Me
Musical: For the First Time

Locations

Africa | Jungle | Pellucidar | Dark Mountain | Skull Cave

Objects

Queen La's Staff

Other

The Disney Afternoon | Disney Renaissance | Musical

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