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Ten strangers, a masked killer, and no dial up connection. Well Dang! Presents the unearthed ’90s TV movie “Ape Zone” in this 10-part webseries.
Seasons of Ape Zone
Mad Wack SledgehammerPremiered episodesPart one of the Feb. 3, 1996 airing of Ape Zone on UPN. In this part, the ape’s captives meet for the first time and make their first, ill-informed decision.
Super Duper Banana KnifePremiered episodesPart two of the Feb. 3, 1996 airing of Ape Zone on UPN. Alliances begin to form as the ape’s captives deliberate the threat their captor actually poses.
Wicked Phat Nail BatPremiered episodesPart three of the Feb. 3, 1996 airing of Ape Zone on UPN. With their hunger satiated, the remaining captives devise a battle strategy. Unfortunately there was a glitch in the tape I found, so about 2 seconds of the program are missing. As far as I can tell, it’s just the Yuri character talking about Tang.
Totally Wigg’n FaceplantPremiered episodesPart four of the Feb. 3, 1996 airing of Ape Zone on UPN. A captive’s shameful admission causes the survivors to question the very nature of their reality.
Hatchet of Brutal IndecisionPremiered episodesPart five of the Feb. 3, 1996 airing of Ape Zone on UPN. The remaining captives discuss and experience the pitfalls of the democratic process. Spoiler alert, this chunk contains more heightened violence than we’ve seen so far. Also a brief amount of video was lost due to a glitch near the end of this part.
2 Legit Shotgun BayonettePremiered episodesPart six of Ape Zone. Aired one time only on UPN on Feb. 3, 1996. The survivors search for tools that could help them subdue their captor.
Mega Dank TrowelPremiered episodesNew romantic entanglements cause alliances to shift among the captives.
Totally Dope Hockey Stick (with Knife Attachment)Premiered episodesPart eight of Ape Zone. Aired one time only on UPN on Feb. 3, 1996. The ape’s captives question the meaning of life, drawing parallels between their futile struggle for survival and “Oregon Trail.”
Hella Ouch Spinal FracturePremiered episodesPart nine of Ape Zone. Aired on Feb. 3, 1996 on UPN. Much to the ape’s chagrin, the final two captives struggle to come to a decision about who should be eliminated next.
The Final HitPremiered episodesThis is the last of 10 parts of Ape Zone. The last remaining captive finally gets answers from the ape.
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