CTVA US Adventure - "Maya" (MGM/NBC)(1967) starring Jay North

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Maya (1967-68)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Tom Alger
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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MAYA
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King Brothers production
in association with
Metro Goldwyn Mayer Television

for
NBC (Saturdays 7:30 pm Eastern)
Executive Producers Frank King and Maurice King
Filmed in India
Based on the feature film of the same name released in 1966.
US Jungle Adventure series 1967-68 18 episodes x 60 min color

Starring:
Jay North as Terry Bowen
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Sajid Khan as Raji
Marvin Miller as The Narrator

Premise:
An American boy from Montana, Terry Bowen, goes to Bombay, India to
join his father, hunter Hugh Bowen. The boy learns from the American
Counsel that his father is missing and presumably killed by a tiger.
Terry refuses to believe that his father is dead and begins a quest to
find him. He meets Raji, an Indian orphan with a pet elephant named
Maya. Raji is wanted by the police on charges of having stolen the
elephant. The two boys join forces to assist each other on their mission.

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NBC (Saturdays 7:30 pm Eastern)

1.01 [--] Maya: BLOOD OF THE TIGER (pilot episode)
16Sep1967 NBC
Guest Cast:
Jai Raji ................. prince
Ursula Prince ............ Laura Hayworth
Tony North ............... American Consul

1.02 [--] Maya: THE ALPHA CONSPIRACY
23Sep67 NBC
Guest cast:
Iftikhar Ahmed ........... Jank Bahadur
Askah Deep ............... Harvant
Zul Vellani .............. Puttu
Feryal ................... Nevidita
Synopsis:
In a small village, Terry defies a tyrant's reign of terror. The
youngster is trying to break through the villagers' silence to
find a clue to the whereabouts of his father. [TA]

[--] Maya: "Will the Real Prince Please Get Lost"
30Sep67 NBC (possibly postponed until 28Oct67)

1.03 [--] Maya: TIGER BOY
07Oct67 NBC
Guest cast:
Shahid ................. Kuma, tiger boy
Synopsis:
Terry and Raji meet with a setback when they try to tame a wild
boy raised by tigers. Maya, forced to kill a tigress, must now
contend with the boy's determined efforts to take revenge. [TA]

1.04 [--] Maya: THE CAPER OF THE GOLDEN ROE
14Oct67 NBC
Script: Stirling Silliphant
Guest cast:
Jagdev .............. Raka
Iftikhar Ahmed ...... Pran
Sudesh Issar ........ Markand
Uma Dutt ............ Faiz
Synopsis:
In Bombay, the boys court danger when their search for
Terry's father accidentally uncovers a ring of smugglers. [TA]

1.05 [--] Maya: TWILIGHT OF EMPIRE
21Oct67 NBC Sat
Guest cast:
Ivor Barry ................. Colonel Meredith
Fred Beir .................. Joe
Premnath ................... Ram Singhm
Tarun Bose ................. Thapa
Synopsis:
Terry and Raji beg a retiring British colonel to help them search
for Maya. The elephant has been wounded by an ivory hunter who
intends to finish off the animal. [TA]

1.06 [--] Maya: episode title possibly WILL THE REAL PRINCE PLEASE GET LOST
28Oct67 NBC Sat (postponed from an earlier date)
Featuring:
Sajid Khan ................ Raji & Prince Ananda
Guest cast:
Zul Vellani ............... Krishna
Manmohan Krishna .......... Udal
Synopsis:
In a "Prince and the Pauper" switch, Raji trades places with lookalike
Prince Ananda. While Raji enjoys royal living, Terry and the prince
get in trouble at a local village. [TA]

1.07 [--] Maya: THE DEMON OF KALAMEMI
04Nov67 NBC Sat
Guest Cast:
M.A. Lateef ................... Kuja
Neelum ........................ Indira
G. Jagirdar ................... Chanru

[--] 11Nov67 - pre-empted for "A Bell for Adano," a "Hallmark Hall of Fame" special.

1.08 [--] Maya: THE KHANDUR UPRISING
18Nov67 NBC Sat
Guest cast:
Oliver McGowa ................ Major Walker
S.P. Sinha ................... Khandur
Chanda Joglekar
Satyadey Dubey
Synopsis:
While Raji goes for help, a wounded Terry joins a retured
British officer and his household staff to fight off bandits. [TA]

1.09 [--] Maya: A BUS FOR RAMABAD
25Nov67 NBC Sat
Guest cast:
Merchant Mubarak .......... Chundar
I.S. Johar ................ Akbar
Synopsis:
Maya supplies the elephant power as Terry and Raji try to return
a bad purchase: a broken-down bus sold by a swindler in Bombay. [TA]

1.10 [--] Maya: THE ROOT OF EVIL
02Dec1967 NBC Sat
Guest Cast:
Prem Nath ................. Amirchand
Bimal Raj ................. Bir
Krishankant ............... Guleb
Synopsis:
Terry and Raji are jailed on charges of stealing a religious idol
and murdering a temple priest. As an angry mob gathers, the boys
hatch a plan to have Maya help them escape. [TA]

1.11 [--] Maya: DEADLY PASSAGE
09Dec1967 NBC Sat
Guest Cast;
Nehemiah Persoff .......... Lansing
Gajanan Jagirdar ........... Wahid
Synopsis:
Hunted by a police air patrol, a diamond thief forces Terry, Raji
and Maya to help him escape high into the perilous Himalayas. [TA]

 [--] 16Dec67 - pre-empted for a repeat of "Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol" from 1962.

1.12 [--] Maya: NATIRA
23Dec1967 NBC Sat
Guest cast:
Salome Aaron ............. Natira
I.S. Johar ............... Lal
Jairaj ................... Maharajah
Dharmesh ................. Shyam
Synopsis:
The boys and Maya come to the aid of Natira, a young princess who is
being forced into a marriage by her conniving guardian. [TA]

[--] 30Dec67 - pre-empted for coverage of the Orange Bowl Parade from Miami.

1.13 [--] Maya: MIRRCAN'S MAGIC CIRCUS
06Jan1968 NBC Sat
Guest cast:
David Opatoshu ............ Mirrcan
Tun Tun ................... Clown
Milton Chang .............. Strongman
Om Shivpuri ............... Mohan Kumar
Z.A. Baig ................. Police Captain
Synopsis:
Terry and Raji join a circus caravan, unaware that the troupe's
magician is a gold smuggler who plans to acquire Maya - by killing the
elephant's young masters. [TA]

1.14 [--] Maya: THE SON OF GAMMU GHAT
13Jan1968 NBC Sat
Guest cast:
Mahesh Desai .............. Krishna
Sachin Sharad ............. Shochet
Manhar Desai .............. Ram
Synopsis:
In a small farming community, Terry and Raji take sides in a neighborhood
feud, an involvement that endangers Maya's life and puts the police on the boys' trail. [TA]

1.15 [--] Maya: THE TREASURE TEMPLE
20Jan1968 NBC Sat
Guest cast:
Michael Pate .............. Matt Collins
Jairaj .................... Kana
Bimal Raj ................. Ang
Karan Dewan ............... Divan
Mani Kaul ................ Ali
Synopsis:
Terry and Raji are duped into working for a treasure hunter who is
after buried gold. Posing as an archeologist, Matt Collins hires the boys
for a few days of digging - then schemes to dispose of them. [TA]
 
1.16 [--] Maya: THE RANSOM OF RAJI
27Jan1968 NBC Sat
Guest cast:
Manmohan Krishna ......... Habib Khan
Rakesh Pande ............. Amin Khan
Anju Mahendroo ........... Shamin
Synopsis:
A case of mistaken identity may prove fatal for Raji. He's been
kidnaped by hoodlums who think he is the son of a wealthy businessman. [TA]

1.17 [--] Maya: THE WITNESS
03Feb1968 NBC Sat
Guest cast:
Surindernath ............ Suchet Singh
Shivraj ................. Amarnath
S.P. Sinha .............. Desai
Mort Mills
Synopsis:
Terry and Raj risk their lives and freedom trying to save a peasant
who's being held by the police on a murder charge. [TA]

1.18 [--] Maya: THE LEGEND OF WHITNEY MARKHAM (final episode)
10Feb1968 NBC Sat
Guest cast:
E.J. Andre .............. Dr. Whitney Markham
Mort Mills .............. Frank Sanders
Synopsis:
In a remote jungle village, the boys learn a lesson in values from an
American doctor who has shunned fame to work for the villagers. The
doctor's self-imposed seclusion may be drawing to an end: A journalist is
searching for the missionary. [TA]
  
[--] 17Feb68 - NBC replaces "Maya" with  "The Saint" starring Roger Moore.

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