Dr. David Banner tries to find out why, when he is under stress or pressure, he turns into a giant, green, violent monster.




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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Laurie Prange ...
Margaret Griffith
John McLiam ...
Dr. John Bonifant
Denny Kayle
Victor Mohica ...
Robert Phillips ...
Ann Weldon ...
1st Nurse
Linda Wiser ...
2nd Nurse
Lab Technician
Janet Adams ...
3rd Nurse


When David makes his way to a hospital that has a machine that might be able to help him with his problem--turning into the Hulk. He meets a young woman who's crippled and collapses. He brings her to her house and David can't help but notice that the treatment her doctor is giving her is strange. And when David starts asking questions, her step-mother tries to get rid of him. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Driven by rage. Pursued by an investigative reporter. Wanted for a murder he didn't commit. See more »





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27 November 1977 (USA)  »

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This episode featured a longer opening narrative that included more detail about the creature's origin and Elana's death. See more »


When the Hulk throws the bear backwards and the camera pans left, just before the scene cuts to another angle, we can clearly see a man sitting on an egg crate on the lake shore wearing Speedos. He is not a character from the scene and must be part of the production crew. We can also see an extra blue ripped shirt sitting with a strand of rope. Seen on Netflix. See more »


Michael: So that's how you're clothes got ripped off. You just stretched out of them. Boy, I sure wish I was you. There's some people I'd like to be mad at.
[Takes a swig from his bottle]
Dr. David Bruce Banner: Michael, you don't wish you were me. It's like having a demon inside of you.
[Michael takes a long look at his bottle]
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Followed by The Incredible Hulk (1978) See more »

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Good Sequel Film.
23 August 2013 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

Second outing for Bill Bixby as Doctor David Banner, now on the run after he is believed killed in a lab explosion, fleeing from the dogged pursuit of reporter Jack McGee, once again memorably played by Jack Colvin, and of course muscular Lou Ferrigno returns as the Hulk, who is more hero than monster, though uncontrollable.

Story has David helping disabled heiress Julie Griffith(played by Laurie Prange)who is being undermined by her manipulative, cold-hearted stepmother(played as such by Dorothy Tristan) Fine supporting actor William Daniels is more effective as her corrupt doctor, who is in on the plot. Gerald McRaney makes the first of four appearances, all as different characters(!) and is believable as the manipulated love interest of Julie. Plot is contrived, but entertaining, though climax with bear should have been trimmed...

Memorable ending sets up subsequent TV series quite well.

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