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With James Cameron's latest movie Avatar blowing away moviegoers at theatres with it's amazing 3D CGI and it's eco-friendly message - it occurred to me that there is another hero who communed with the jungles of Earth, bonded with the animals and had a respect all living things in the forest - unless something was trying to eat him, then it was a free for all.

Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan.

And back in the 1970's Filmation studios had brought Tarzan to life for 36 episodes in Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle. This was also one of the more faithful adaptations of Tarzan, like the original novels he is intelligent and well spoken. The show often explored many of the lost cities that the novels featured unlike the movie that had him grunting and running around New York city for laughs.

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