The Legend of Tarzan

Season 1 Episode 17

Tarzan and the Rough Rider

Aired Daily 7:00 PM Sep 21, 2001 on Toon Disney



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Roosevelt: (about animals) They understand you? You can talk to them? (Tarzan nods 'yes'.) Can you teach me?
      Tarzan: I taught Jane and the professor. But the professor's terrible.

    • Roosevelt: (to Tarzan) We could have used you when we went up San Juan -- (gets saved by Tarzan) -- Hiiiiilllllllll...!

    • Roosevelt: There's only one thing worse than harness of heart, and that's softness of head. I'm afraid I've suffered from both.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Roosevelt's resolution to start giving science the chance to study living animals in light of what he learns from Tarzan has some basis in reality, as the first safari park in America was set up during Roosevelt's term as President.

    • Terk: Nice view! I can see my tree from here
      A slight jungle twist on the standard "Wow, I can see my house from here" bit.

    • Tarzan refers to both his adoptive parents (Kala and Kerchak) as well as the hunter Clayton from the Disney movie Tarzan.

    • Roosevelt: Speak softly and carry a big stick, I always say.
      In this episode, the character Roosevelt uses a quote that has been attributed to the actual former president.

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