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
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The character of Wonder Girl, played by Debra Winger during the first season, first appeared in comic books in 1965, though the nature of the character is quite different in the TV series version. Today, the superhero is known by the name Troia. A new Wonder Girl was introduced in the mid-1990s. See more »
IADC headquarters is supposed to be in Washington, D.C. However, the California state flag can be frequently seen flying in front of the headquarters building, giving away the fact that the show is filmed in California. See more »
"Wonder Woman" is a series that is a lot of fun to watch. Lynda Carter certainly embodies the character better than anyone could, and the producers and writers put a lot of imagination in this show. Some fans prefer the first season, WWII based episodes, while others like the later, "modern dress" episodes of the latter two seasons. There is really a lot of fun to be had in all three. It is really a hoot to see Cloris Leachman as Wonder Woman's mother in the extended pilot episode. She plays the role much like her Phyllis Lindstrom character in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"! Debra Winger makes an impression as Wonder Girl in the first season, but she allegedly turned down a request from the producers to do a "Wonder Girl" spin-off. Lynda Carter is really a versatile performer. Some years ago I had the good fortune to see her perform her cabaret show here in Chicago, and she was outstanding! A terrific singer and performer. Love ya, WW!
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