When strange anomalies in time start to appear all over England, Professor Cutter and his team have to help track down and capture all sorts of dangerous prehistoric creatures from Earth's distant past.
Andrew Lee Potts,
During World War II, a plane piloted by Major Steve Trevor crashes near Paradise Island, the secret hidden island home of the mighty and eternally young Amazons. He is rescued by Princess Diana and learns of the war against the Nazis. The Amazons decide to send one of their own to help fight in this crisis. Although forbidden to participate in the selection process, Diana joins secretly and wins the right and responsibility to go. Taking the still unconscious Major to safety, she joins him as Yeoman Diana Prince. Furthermore, when the forces of evil threaten the nation, Diana would spin to transform into Wonder Wonder, armed with a magic belt giving her tremendous strength, bracelets that can stop any bullet, a tiara that can be thrown as a returning weapon and a unbreakable magic lasso that can force anyone to tell the truth. After WW II, she returned to the Island, only to encounter Steve Trevor Jr., agent for IADC, thirty years later. Seeing the amazing coincidence as a sign, she ... Written by
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In the comics, Etta Candy was a college student who met Diana Prince while in the hospital for an appendectomy. She became Wonder Woman's friend after she got well. In the series, of course, she was a WAC working in the War Department. Also in the comics, Diana Prince was a US Army 2nd lieutenant working as the secretary to Colonel Darnell, the head of Military Intelligence. This was changed to a US Navy WAVE and Steve Trevor's secretary in the series. The character of General Blankenship was created specifically for the series. In the comics, Steve Trevor and Diana Prince reported to Colonel Darnell, who became General Darnell after World War II. See more »
When Wonder Woman runs, she wears flat boots. When she stands still or walks, she is suddenly wearing high-heeled boots. See more »
No one can resist the golden lasso. It binds all who are encircled and compels them to tell... the truth!
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During the cynical Watergate Seventies we were certainly in need of unambiguous heroes or heroines as the case may be. The comics have always been a rich source of superheroes, look at how many times Superman has been reincarnated on the big and small screen.
I don't think it was an accident that Wonder Woman came to television the same time in the same decade that women finally got control of their own bodies with Roe vs. Wade. No one was going to tell Wonder Woman what she could do or not do with her own body.
Lynda Carter was one statuesque Wonder Woman. And she came from Paradise Isle where women live extremely long lives keeping their looks and all without men. But World War II intruded on their island and the policy of isolation went up in smoke. Wonder Woman knew exactly which side she would take and it wasn't going to be Mr. Hitler and his misogynistic and chauvinistic policies, not by a damn sight. If she could only have gotten her rope of truth around him.
Lyle Waggoner played Major Steve Trevor of Army Intelligence who kind of liked her, but knew she was kind of out of anybody's league. Halfway through the run, they updated Wonder Woman for the Seventies. It should have stayed during World War II.
But the episodes were fun and Carter was something to be hold in action or just hanging out.
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