|This article is about a/an episode in Kamen Rider, the original series.|
Man-Eating Sarracenian (人喰いサラセニアン Hitokui Sarasenian), is the fourth episode of the original Kamen Rider series.
On a trip to a botanical garden a girl is kidnapped by a human plant leaving her younger brother scared and alone. Fortunately for him Takeshi Hongo is willing to take his case and rescue his sister from the clutches of the evil Shocker organization.
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- Takeshi Hongo (本郷 猛 Hongō Takeshi): Hiroshi Fujioka (藤岡 弘 Fujioka Hiroshi)
- Tobee Tachibana (立花 藤兵衛 Tachibana Tobee): Akiji Kobayashi (小林 昭二 Kobayashi Akiji)
- Ruriko Midorikawa (緑川 ルリ子 Midorikawa Ruriko): Chieko Morigawa (森川 千恵子 Morigawa Chieko) (Played as Chieko Maki (真樹 千恵子 Maki Chieko))
- Hiromi Nohara (野原 ひろみ Nohara Hiromi): Yōko Shimada (島田 陽子 Shimada Yōko)
- The Great Leader of Shocker (ショッカー首領 Shokkā Shuryō, Voice): Gorō Naya (納谷 悟朗 Naya Gorō)
- Narrator (ナレーター Narētā): Shinji Nakae (中江 真司 Nakae Shinji)
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- Sarracenian would later appear as part of the revived monster group seen in episode 13, assisting Mukaderas in episode 27, and part of the revived monster army in the movie Kamen Rider vs. Shocker.
- This episode would later be adapted as episode 39 of Kamen Rider V3, Terror of the Carnivorous Fauna: Plantaingan!!.
- Footage from this episode, featuring Sarracenian, is featured as part of Tobei Tachibana's retrospective in episode 27 of Kamen Rider X.
- Kamen Rider DVD Volume 1 features episodes 1-7.
- Kamen Rider Blu-ray Volume 1 features episodes 1-26.