It's been two years since the Hulk has surfaced, and Dr David Bruce Banner is on the verge of curing himself of the Hulk. A device he helped create, the Gamma Transponder, will rid him of ...
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The finale of the television series about Dr. David Banner, a scientist who transforms into a mighty, larger-than-life creature called the Hulk when he gets angry. Desperately attempting to... See full summary »
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A teamup of some of DC Comics' greatest superheroes together, for 2 specials: a race to stop the united supervillains' plot to destroy the earth, then later a roast in tribute to all of the heroes hosted by Ed McMahon.
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It's been two years since the Hulk has surfaced, and Dr David Bruce Banner is on the verge of curing himself of the Hulk. A device he helped create, the Gamma Transponder, will rid him of his own Gamma radiation, among other uses. Enter Don Blake, a former colleague of Banner's, who is now in possession of a mystic hammer which can summon Thor, an ancient Viking warrior. When the Gamma Transponder is nearly stolen and Banner's girlfriend is kidnapped, Banner must abandon the hope of being cured and rely on the Hulk and Thor to save the day. Written by
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Jack McGee's editor refers to Thor as "Ragnar the Viking" towards the end of the film. Thor is played by Eric Allan Kramer, who would go on to play a pirate named Ragnar in the 2014 movie Atlas Shrugged: Who is John Galt? See more »
When the thugs attack Banner at the lab right before the 2nd hulk out Mike screams at Roy the Banner grabs Mike's arm causing him to shoot one of his thugs in the chest but within a few seconds you see the thug who was shot uninjured. See more »
[Donald Blake walks to David Banner after Zack Lambert walks away]
Third degree, huh?
Doctor David Banner:
Oh, it doesn't matter in a few days.
And you'll step back in front of the
Doctor David Banner:
*Life* ray for me, I hope.
[David starts to walk off and Blake walks alongside him]
I hope so too, David. I really do. At the same time, I feel kind of jealous, like, uh, like a lepur, who finds another lepur to be pals with and then his pal goes and gets cured!
Doctor David Banner:
Well, using your analogy and sticking with it, you're ...
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Marvel Comics loves to team its superheroes up far more than DC ever does. In the comics, this means frequent crossovers, enough to make you wonder whose book you're reading. On TV, it means guest heroes who don't have their own shows.
This often happens in the cartoons, but this TV movie -- the first of the post-cancellation Hulk specials -- was actually the first time Marvel tried it in live action. And it was only the second team-up of ANY live-action superheroes. (The first was Green Hornet guesting on the 1960s Batman show, an episode viewed more often than the actual Green Hornet series!)
I liked the Hulk series, even though his powers were limited for a TV budget. Bill Bixby's acting as Banner compensated for any change to the hero's motif. But he still was a gamma-charged powerhouse whose appearance was triggered by rage. Thor didn't survive as well with the Hulk's writers. He's not a Norse god here, just a revived Viking warrior. Donald Blake doesn't become Thor, he summons him from the hammer like a genie, with lightning instead of smoke. And Thor doesn't even get to fly. Or wear a red cape. And the acting doesn't compensate for these changes.
Apparently the writers were envisioning Thor as a "buddy" series spinoff. If Hulk was "The Fugitive," then maybe Thor would have been "Route 66"? I think the writers should have spent more time with comic book themes than with 1950s TV shows.
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