The Bronx Zoo (TV series)

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The Bronx Zoo
Starring Edward Asner
Kathleen Beller
Kathryn Harrold
Jerry Levine
Nicholas Pryor
Mykelti Williamson
David Wilson
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 21 (1 unaired)
Running time 60 min
Production company(s) Ubu Productions
Paramount Television
Distributor CBS Television Distribution
Original network NBC
Original release March 19, 1987 – June 29, 1988

The Bronx Zoo is a 1987 NBC drama series directed by Allan Arkush and Paul Lynch. It lasted two seasons before cancellation.


Benjamin Harris High School is set in the impoverished, unruly inner-city Bronx. Principal Joe Danzig (Edward Asner) does his best to maintain optimism, while dealing with the lack of motivation and direction of his staff.[1]


Actor Role
Edward Asner Principal Joe Danzig
Kathleen Beller Mary Caitlin Callahan
Jerry Levine Matthew Littman
Nicholas Pryor Jack Feldspar
Mykelti Williamson Gus Butterfield
David Wilson Harry Barnes
Kathryn Harrold Sara Newhouse


  1. ^ HOWARD ROSENBERG (1987-03-19). "New Series: School Days, Fairy Tales - Los Angeles Times". Retrieved 2012-08-23. 

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The Bronx Zoo at