The Incredible Hulk (1978–1982)

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A fugitive scientist has the curse of becoming a powerful green monster under extreme emotional stress.

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Bruce Banner in the Animated version. Dr. David Banner is a brilliant scientist but, one day, a lab experiment that he is working on goes terribly awry. Since that time, whenever he is under extreme stress, his body undergoes a transmogrification and he morphs into 'The Incredible Hulk.' The Hulk is about seven feet tall, hugely muscular and powerful, and has bright green skin. After destroying whatever threatens Dr. Banner, he morphs back to normal human form with only amnesia and tattered clothing as evidence of what just transpired. As you can well imagine, this situation is quite troubling for Dr. Banner and causes him no end of problems. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Bill Bixby was fond to bringing actors who had been his previous co-stars in his other TV shows. The Incredible Hulk features a recurring atmosphere player (blonde, middle-aged lady), an extra who is prominently featured in some scenes, and who was already an atmosphere player in his 1973 TV series, The Magician. She is not credited and, to this day, her name remains a mystery. Since she appeared in episode "Mystery Man", fans have dubbed her the "mystery woman". See more »

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In Death in the family when the hulk is fighting the bear some of the green makeup gets on the bear in a few shots. See more »

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David Banner: Mr. McGee, don't make me angry. You wouldn't like me when I'm angry.
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This Show Will Always Rock!
18 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I grew up watching this show very faithfully every Friday night during its run on CBS from 1978 to 1982. It may have been altered from the comic book, but I couldn't care less. This was my favorite show. Bill Bixby, God rest his soul, was so terrific as Dr. David Banner I can't imagine another actor playing that part. Lou Ferrigno was almost the closest thing we would have to a real, breathing Hulk on this Earth. You'd think it was the real deal if you watched enough episodes of this classic. And Jack Colvin, another treasured loss to mourn since his passing in 2005, was so perfect in his role of hyperactive nosy tabloid reporter Jack McGee. He never caught the Hulk or even found out the truth that Banner was still alive at all during the series run. One of a number of disappointments in my life watching this show. Another one was that Banner never got his cure that he so hungered for. He came close sometimes, but never did. And Hulk never did a chance to speak any during the show. It would've been so cool to hear the big green dude say a few words. Instead he would roar and often cry. What a shame. This show fares tons better than the 2003 Ang Lee movie, which would have been better probably if Bill Bixby had not died and maybe did a nice cameo. It did have a short scene with Lou Ferrigno and Stan Lee as security guards which was okay, but too darn short. I think that the show also fared better than the three reunion movies that later aired on NBC in 1988, 1989, and 1990. They promised some more, but they never came to be due to Bill Bilxby's needless and tragic cancer death in 1993. In closing, all I can say is that this show will always rock. And The Hulk is still the man. Love him.


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