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"The Incredible Hulk" (1978) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1978-1982

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The Incredible Hulk: :  -- The Incredible Hulk is based on the popular comic book tale of the metamorphosis of a scientist who achieves mysterious superhuman strength when he is angered.
The Incredible Hulk: Season 4: Episode 8 -- A private detective investigating a blackmail attempt suspects Banner. Directed by series star Jack Colvin.
The Incredible Hulk: Season 3: Episode 23 -- Firefighters believe Banner set a blaze.
The Incredible Hulk: Season 3: Episode 22 -- Banner is captured by government scientists who believe he's from another planet. Part 1 of 2.
The Incredible Hulk: Season 3: Episode 22 -- A hospital patient with evidence of gang activities is next on the list of the group's hit men.

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Writer:
Kenneth Johnson (developed for television by)
Contact:
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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
Release Date:
10 March 1978 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Don't make me angry. You wouldn't like me when I'm angry See more »
Plot:
A fugitive scientist has the curse of becoming a powerful green monster under extreme emotional stress. Full summary »
Awards:
Won Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
When He's Mad, He Hulks Out See more (48 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 3 of 81)

Bill Bixby ... Dr. David Banner / ... (82 episodes, 1977-1982)
Jack Colvin ... Jack McGee (82 episodes, 1977-1982)

Lou Ferrigno ... The Incredible Hulk / ... (82 episodes, 1977-1982)
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Series Directed by
Frank Orsatti (12 episodes, 1978-1981)
Reza Badiyi (8 episodes, 1978-1980)
John McPherson (7 episodes, 1979-1980)
Jeffrey Hayden (5 episodes, 1978-1979)
Barry Crane (5 episodes, 1979-1981)
Kenneth Johnson (4 episodes, 1977-1980)
Kenneth Gilbert (4 episodes, 1978)
Michael Vejar (4 episodes, 1981)
Alan J. Levi (3 episodes, 1977-1979)
Chuck Bowman (3 episodes, 1978-1981)
Sigmund Neufeld Jr. (3 episodes, 1978)
Nicholas Corea (3 episodes, 1979-1980)
Joseph Pevney (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Larry Stewart (2 episodes, 1978)
Patrick Boyriven (2 episodes, 1980-1981)
Dick Harwood (2 episodes, 1980-1981)
Jack Colvin (2 episodes, 1981)
 
Series Writing credits
Kenneth Johnson (82 episodes, 1977-1982)
Nicholas Corea (12 episodes, 1978-1981)
Jill Donner (12 episodes, 1978-1981)
Karen Harris (12 episodes, 1978-1981)
Andrew Schneider (9 episodes, 1979-1981)
Reuben Leder (5 episodes, 1981)
Chris Bunch (4 episodes, 1980-1981)
Allan Cole (4 episodes, 1980-1981)
Migdia Chinea (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Richard Christian Matheson (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Thomas E. Szollosi (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Frank Dandridge (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Justin Edgerton (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Jim Tisdale (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
James D. Parriott (2 episodes, 1978)
Deborah Dean Davis (2 episodes, 1979-1981)
Daniel B. Ullman (2 episodes, 1979-1980)
Craig Buck (2 episodes, 1979)
Sam Egan (2 episodes, 1979)
Diane Frolov (2 episodes, 1981-1982)

Series Produced by
Kenneth Johnson .... executive producer / producer (81 episodes, 1977-1982)
Stephen Caldwell .... associate producer (71 episodes, 1978-1981)
Nicholas Corea .... supervising producer / producer (54 episodes, 1978-1981)
Alan Cassidy .... associate producer (53 episodes, 1979-1981)
Robert Bennett Steinhauer .... producer / supervising producer / ... (46 episodes, 1979-1982)
Chuck Bowman .... supervising producer / producer (34 episodes, 1978-1979)
Jill Donner .... producer (28 episodes, 1980-1982)
Karen Harris .... producer (23 episodes, 1980-1982)
James G. Hirsch .... producer (11 episodes, 1978-1979)
James D. Parriott .... supervising producer / producer (11 episodes, 1978)
Jeff Freilich .... producer (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
Craig Schiller .... associate producer (2 episodes, 1980-1981)
Andrew Schneider .... producer (2 episodes, 1981-1982)
 
Series Original Music by
Joseph Harnell (73 episodes, 1977-1982)
C.R. Cassey (9 episodes, 1978-1979)
 
Series Cinematography by
John McPherson (56 episodes, 1977-1981)
Eddie Rio Rotunno (3 episodes, 1979-1981)
Vincent A. Martinelli (2 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Film Editing by
Jack W. Schoengarth (29 episodes, 1977-1980)
Alan C. Marks (24 episodes, 1977-1980)
George Ohanian (19 episodes, 1978-1981)
Robert K. Richard (19 episodes, 1978-1981)
Alan L. Shefland (5 episodes, 1979)
Glenn Lawrence (4 episodes, 1977-1978)
William Martin (3 episodes, 1978)
Ralph Schoenfeld (2 episodes, 1978)
Lawrence J. Vallario (2 episodes, 1978)
Edward W. Williams (2 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Casting by
Ron Stephenson (44 episodes, 1979-1981)
Phil Benjamin (25 episodes, 1978-1979)
Mark Malis (2 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Art Direction by
Frank Grieco Jr. (26 episodes, 1978-1981)
Louis Montejano (17 episodes, 1978-1981)
David Marshall (9 episodes, 1977-1979)
Charles R. Davis (6 episodes, 1977-1978)
Seymour Klate (4 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Robert Wingo (56 episodes, 1978-1981)
Joe D. Mitchell (9 episodes, 1978)
Robert C. Bradfield (8 episodes, 1978-1979)
 
Series Costume Design by
Brienne Glyttov (56 episodes, 1978-1981)
Charles Waldo (14 episodes, 1977-1978)
George Whittaker (5 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Makeup Department
Norman T. Leavitt .... special makeup effects artist (1 episode, 1977)
Sylvia Nava .... hair technician (1 episode, 1977)
Elaina P. Schulman .... hair stylist (1 episode, 1977)
 
Series Production Management
Mark A. Burley .... unit production manager (43 episodes, 1977-1981)
Robert Bennett Steinhauer .... unit production manager (24 episodes, 1978-1979)
Mike Frankovich Jr. .... unit production manager (5 episodes, 1978)
Bud Brill .... unit production manager / unit manager (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Forrest .... second assistant director (57 episodes, 1978-1981)
Wolfgang E. Marum .... first assistant director (25 episodes, 1978-1981)
John Liberti .... first assistant director (13 episodes, 1979-1981)
Paul Samuelson .... first assistant director (7 episodes, 1978)
Mark A. Burley .... first assistant director (6 episodes, 1978-1979)
Gene Marum .... first assistant director (5 episodes, 1978-1979)
Carla Reinke .... second assistant director (3 episodes, 1978)
Jan R. Lloyd .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Art Department
Roger Apperson .... construction coordinator (1 episode, 1977)
 
Series Sound Department
Claude Riggins .... sound / boom operator (75 episodes, 1977-1981)
Kyle Wright .... sound effects editor (30 episodes, 1977-1980)
Bernard F. Pincus .... sound effects editor (14 episodes, 1979-1981)
David Pettijohn .... sound effects editor (5 episodes, 1978)
Lawrence E. Neiman .... sound effects editor (2 episodes, 1978)
Jeff Bushelman .... sound effects editor (2 episodes, 1979-1980)
Pat Somerset .... sound effects editor (2 episodes, 1979-1980)
Bruce Bell .... sound effects editor (2 episodes, 1980-1981)
Kendrick Sweet .... sound effects editor (2 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Special Effects by
Johnny Borgese .... special effects coordinator (76 episodes, 1978-1982)
 
Series Stunts
Don Charles McGovern .... stunts / stunt actor (25 episodes, 1977-1982)
Manny Perry .... assistant stunt coordinator / stunt rigger / ... (12 episodes, 1977-1978)
Charlie Picerni .... stunts (11 episodes, 1978-1979)
Frank Orsatti .... stunt double: Bill Bixby / stunts (10 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Vincent Contarino .... electrician (1 episode, 1977)
Rick F. Gunter .... camera operator (1 episode, 1977)
John C. Moulds .... second assistant camera (1 episode, 1977)
 
Series Casting Department
Ron Stephenson .... casting (1 episode, 1981)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Diana Wilson .... costumer (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
Jerry Herrin .... costume supervisor (1 episode, 1977-1979)
 
Series Editorial Department
Steve Johnson .... colorist (73 episodes, 1977-1981)
 
Series Music Department
Walter Ulric Elliott .... music editor (38 episodes, 1978-1979)
Rick Gleitsman .... music editor (10 episodes, 1980-1981)
Joseph Harnell .... composer: theme music (8 episodes, 1978-1979)
Arnold Schwarzwald .... music editor (4 episodes, 1979-1981)
Celia Weiner .... music editor (4 episodes, 1979-1980)
Herbert D. Woods .... music editor (3 episodes, 1977-1980)
 
Series Transportation Department
Chris Haynes .... production driver / driver (4 episodes, 1977-1978)
 
Series Other crew
Stan Lee .... consultant (82 episodes, 1977-1982)
Rich Sephton .... cars and motors (80 episodes, 1978-1982)
Jill Donner .... executive story consultant / story editor (38 episodes, 1978-1980)
Karen Harris .... story editor / executive story consultant (38 episodes, 1978-1980)
Andrew Schneider .... executive story consultant / story editor (36 episodes, 1979-1981)
Martha Manor .... stand-in (12 episodes, 1977-1978)
Frank Dandridge .... story editor (3 episodes, 1978)
Nicholas Corea .... story editor (2 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Thanks
Bong Soo Han .... special thanks (1 episode, 1979)
 

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60 min (87 episodes)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Because David Banner never has any recollection of his actions as the Hulk, Bill Bixby did not watch Lou Ferrigno perform on set, and Ferrigno was never present for Bixby's scenes.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When the Hulk breaks through a brick wall, (typically at the end of the show) the clothing that he wears changes between his approach to the wall, and to the view of him running down the alley, and this is repeated in several different episodes, which clearly looks like the same stock footage being re-used.See more »
Quotes:
Harold Milburn:I came to confess.
Pamela Morris:Confess to what, Mr. Milburn?
Harold Milburn:I... I... am the Hulk.
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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
When He's Mad, He Hulks Out, 1 July 2008
Author: bkoganbing from Buffalo, New York

Having just seen the new Incredible Hulk movie prompted me to reassess the famous Green guy from television days. Computer graphics certainly weren't available to the producers of the television version of The Incredible Hulk. That may not necessarily been a bad thing.

The Bill Bixby/Lou Ferrigno character in my opinion had a lot more heart and soul than what I just came from seeing. Now that could be because we saw the episodes in first run for four years and Bixby got to know David Banner inside out and his insights were shared with the audience. Even Ferrigno as the Hulk alter ego was far better than a computer graphic hulk with Edward Norton in their for closeups.

That show had to have the most expensive wardrobe budget in history. And I'm still wondering how David Banner on the run kept such an extensive amount of clothes. Certainly that other well known fugitive, Richard Kimble traveled a lot lighter.

The formula was like one of those loner westerns set in modern times. Bill Bixby arrives in a strange new town, gets involved in some local situation on the side of the good guys and when the bad guys push him, he Hulks out. No modern gadgetry involved, this could have been set at any time, it could be explained as a Frankenstein type experiment gone wrong.

When he was pushed the dark side of the hulk emerged and the late Bill Bixby certainly had a lot of tragedy and darkness to draw from for his Banner persona to fear the results of anger.

I liked the show, it wasn't great, but in many ways the superior of the film that just came out.

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