Lance Lot Link: Secret Chimp!

That Tony Danza Goin’ Ape post reminded me of a 60’s show that I saw in its rerun phase during the early 80’s. Lance Lot Link: Secret Chimp! It tells the James Bond’esque story of a secret government agency, APE, that fights the evil CHUMP. The show starred live monkeys that were dubbed. And to make the monkeys look like they were talking, they stuffed gum (something) in their mouths.

So, doing a YouTube search brought up the series. However, it required a login for age verification, which I thought was weird. But after watching the first five minutes, I think I know why. The series was produced in the age of non-political correctness, as clearly seen in opening credits. And thinking about it now, probably broke all sorts of animal rights rules as well.

Whatever, it was the 60’s! Enjoy. (Requires a YouTube account to enjoy.)

Patrick J. Doody

Patrick J. Doody is a horror nerd and Mexican Pepsi enthusiast living in Los Angeles. Along with his writing and producing partner Chris Valenziano, he has been involved in such terrorific projects as Silent Hill: Homecoming for Konami, Scream Awards for Spike TV and Ghostfacers: The Web Series for Warner Brothers. Their film Beneath, starring Jeff Fahey, won Best Picture at Screamfest and is currently available on Netflix.

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