The Incredible Hulk: Season 4, Episode 16

Half Nelson (17 Apr. 1981)

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On his arrival in Baltimore, David 'Benley' meets Buster Caldwell, a midget wrestler with a big mouth that gets both of them in trouble.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Colvin ...
Tommy Madden ...
Buster Caldwell
Paul Henry Itkin ...
David Himes ...
Joey Forman ...
Elaine Joyce ...
Sandy Dryfoos ...
Charles Sweigart ...
Frederic Downs ...
The Porter (as Fred Downs)
Luis Cortes ...
Jimmy Briscoe ...


On his arrival in Baltimore, David 'Benley' meets Buster Caldwell, a midget wrestler with a big mouth that gets both of them in trouble.

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Dr. David Bruce Banner: Buster, I'm going to have to say...Well, I admit that not everything seemed quite real.
Buster Caldwell: Not quite real?
Dr. David Bruce Banner: Yeah.
Buster Caldwell: Like what?
Dr. David Bruce Banner: Like when the guy jumped on your neck, you managed to get right up.
Buster Caldwell: Come on.
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David Banner(Bill Bixby) arrives in Baltimore and befriends a midget wrestler named Buster Caldwell(played by Tommy Madden) who has a big heart but a bigger mouth that gets him in trouble when his self-aggrandizing boasting gets the attention of gangsters who misunderstand Buster's motives. This of course also gets David in trouble, as he tries to help his new friend(and his fellow community of little people) out of this mess. Disappointing episode suffers not only for being a rehash of first episode 'Final Round', but wasting the developments of previous episode 'Interview With The Hulk'. Why the series is retracing well-worn territory now is unfortunate.

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