The Incredible Hulk: Season 3, Episode 5

My Favorite Magician (26 Oct. 1979)

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David 'Barker' is fired from a dish washing job thanks to eccentric old magician Jasper the Great who promptly takes him on as his new assistant.

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David 'Barker' is fired from a dish washing job thanks to eccentric old magician Jasper the Great who promptly takes him on as his new assistant.

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This episode reunites Bill Bixby with his former co-star Ray Walston from "My Favorite Martian" (1963), as well as reacquainting him with his former profession when he played illusionist Anthony Blake in the television series "The Magician" (1973). See more »

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When Banner becomes the Hulk during the magic act of "My Favorite Magician", the creature and his tattered clothing are dry despite having been completely submerged in water. See more »

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Edgar McGee: Eh, fellow, be careful with that chair now, 'cause that's an antique. Napoleon once sat in that chair, right here in this theater! Napoleon the juggler. You remember 'im don't ya?
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20 November 2014 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

David Banner(Bill Bixby) while working as a dishwasher in a diner meets an ailing magician named Jasper The Great(played by Ray Walston) whose inability to pay his bill gets him thrown out and David fired(!). Jasper offers David a lift and a job as his assistant in his act, but has health problems that lead to a near fatal accident in his show, while his daughter shows up to help, as Jasper is determined to stop the wedding of an old flame to a con man(played by Robert Alda). Amusing episode cleverly reunites former series costars Bixby & Walston(from "My Favorite Martian") while referencing another Bixby series "The Magician".(Short-lived and little known effort, but later referenced by a young Fox Mulder in "The X-Files").


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