The adventures of the greatest of the female superheroes.
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »
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 Diana Prince / ... (60 episodes, 1975-1979)
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 Colonel Steve Trevor, Jr. / ... (59 episodes, 1975-1979)

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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, who 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 Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Bullets bouncing off her bracelets! Golden lasso flying high! Superhuman strength within her! That amazing Amazon now battles evil in the world of today!


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7 November 1975 (USA)  »

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When the son of Wonder Woman stunt double Jeannie Epper told his classmates that his mother performed on the Wonder Woman television series they did not believe him, even after showing them a photo of his mother in costume. When series star Lynda Carter was told of the situation, she took it upon herself to invite his entire class to visit the Wonder Woman set to see Jeannie perform. See more »

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Whenever Wonder Woman jumps from the ground to a roof or ledge a stuntwoman jumps from the height to the ground and the film is reversed. This results in innumerable shots of Wonder Woman's hair blowing up in the same direction as the jump. See more »

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Featured in Atop the Fourth Wall: Amazons Attack Prologue (2009) See more »

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Wonder Woman
Music by Charles Fox
Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
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Playing it straight
15 May 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

When Lynda Carter first graced TV screens around the globe, most viewers, when thinking about comic book adaptations of a super-hero, would probably think of Batman, the larger than life, tongue-in-cheek series of the 1960s. What made Wonder Woman so special, and Lynda Carter's portrayal so memorable, was that when the first script in which she featured (a pilot set in the 1940s)contained many influences that could be traced back to Batman, and some very over-the-top performances, Lynda Carter played it straight. Both Wonder Woman, and Diana Prince, had to believe in what they were doing. And that belief made it all seem very real to audiences, in particular the generation of children who watched each episode. Writers and directors rapidly responded, and an unexpectedly credible series emerges. Guest actors didn't give camp or exaggerated performances, as Lynda Carter made this role very much her own. Just as Christopher Reeve made Superman an almost impossible mountain for any other actor to climb, so Lynda Carter gave a performance that 30 years later still makes it impossible to imagine any other actress in the role. Beautiful she certainly was, and created by nature to have all the physical attributes that Wonder Woman required, but it is her decision to play it straight and give the series its believability and a unique feel all its own that has helped the series endure in the memories of people around the world.


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