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The Six Million Dollar Man: The Solid Gold Kidnapping (1973)

A criminal organization known as OSO specializes in kidnapping high ranking U.S. representatives. Although Steve Austin has already thwarted one of their kidnappings, he is unable to stop ... See full summary »

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Dr. Erica Bergner
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Julian Peck
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Chairman of the Board
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Contessa DeRojas
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William Henry Cameron
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Roger Ventriss
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Ambassador Scott
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Lady Skier
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2nd OSO Agent
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A criminal organization known as OSO specializes in kidnapping high ranking U.S. representatives. Although Steve Austin has already thwarted one of their kidnappings, he is unable to stop them from grabbing William Henry Cameron right from under OSI's nose. OSO demands one million dollars in gold and Oscar Goldman takes the opportunity to try and lure them out into the open. Meanwhile, Steve accompanies Dr. Erica Bergner, who is testing a new method of brain transferal in order to find out where Cameron is being kept. Written by Il Tesoro

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Solid Gold Kidnapping  »

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Note: this may only apply to the re-edited 2-episode syndicated version as the reviewer has not seen the original TV movie. During at least 2 early scenes - the briefing aboard the tanker and again when Oscar briefs Steve in his office, the dialog heard does not match the mouth movements of the actors. See more »

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Oscar Goldman: Hello Steve, good of you to come.
Col. Steve Austin: Well how could I refuse you, Oscar? It's the first time you ever said 'please'
Col. Steve Austin: [removing bandages from his head] Why, like this, I feel like a fugitive from an Egyptian tomb.
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Followed by The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) See more »

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Six Million Dollar Man
Words and Music by Glen A. Larson (as Glen Larson)
Sung by Dusty Springfield
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Bionic Basics
19 May 2015 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

Third TV movie that led directly to the subsequent series again sees Lee Majors return as Col. Steve Austin, who is on another secret mission for his boss Oscar Goldman(Richard Anderson), with the help of Dr. Rudy Welles(Alan Oppenheimer) which has him rescuing kidnapped diplomats, which is the specialty of a criminal organization that is holding them for ransom, and now targets Steve for termination after identifying him as a threat. Elizabeth Ashley plays another Dr. helping him with this task. Mostly mundane film may have worked as an episode, but is fatally overlong at 73. minutes. Awful returning title theme song doesn't help, but at least would be dropped soon!


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