A history of show-biz apes
A history of show-biz apes -- As TLC's documentary ''My Monkey Baby'' gains notice, we provide this primer on hairy primates on television
In the early years, the morning show paired host Dave Garroway with hirsute sidekick J. Fred Muggs.
Lancelot Link, Secret Chimp
In this Get Smart parody, Link serves as a special agent to APE (the Agency to Prevent Evil).
B.J. and the Bear
Trucker B.J. travels the open road with Bear, his loyal pet chimpanzee, riding shotgun.
Lonely Ross adopts a capuchin monkey, better known as Scrabble-tile-eating, Curious George-loving Marcel.
In one of the best plots ever, Beth can’t afford to hire a human nurse for her mom, so she opts for an orangutan.
My Monkey Baby
Couples treat their adopted monkeys like real kids (car seats! bonnets!) in this hilarious show.