The Incredible Hulk: Season 2, Episode 17

The Disciple (16 Mar. 1979)

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David returns to master Li Sung, who has become ill and wants a promising student to take over his work. Unfortunately, the young man is torn between the school and his work as a policeman.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Colvin ...
Jack McGee (credit only)
Mike Roark
Colin Roark
George Loros ...
Joe Lynch
Lina Raymond ...
Jo Lee
Stacy Keach Sr. ...
Tim Roark
Lynch's Henchman
Bill Deiz ...
Anne Bellamy ...
Michael's Mother
René Le Vant ...
1st Cop
Fred Franklyn ...
Lynch's Doctor (as Fredric Franklyn)


David returns to master Li Sung, who has become ill and wants a promising student to take over his work. Unfortunately, the young man is torn between the school and his work as a policeman.

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Li Sung: So many nights I wondered how you were, where you were. And then, after so much time, we receive your phone call. Do you believe such things are a part of our destiny, David?
Dr. David Bruce Banner: Perhaps. I do know that nothing that I've tried has succeeded in helping me control my problem. I came closer with your teachings then ever before.
Li Sung: Then we must begin your training at once. Tonight.
Dr. David Bruce Banner: Something wrong, Li Sung?
Li Sung: Time is our greatest alley, and our worst enemy.
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The Pupil
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David Banner(Bill Bixby) returns to San Francisco to re-unite with his friend Li Sung(played by Mako, who appeared in 'Another Path') He is sad to learn that Li Sung is now gravely ill, and before he passes, wants to entrust the leadership of his school to his star pupil Mike Roark(played by Rick Springfield) who is also a police officer, and conflicted over his teachings and his law enforcer career, as both his brother and father are also policemen. When a criminal fugitive becomes the target of dogged police pursuit, Mike must make his choice soon as Li Sung will not live much longer... Reasonably good sequel to 'Another Path' isn't as compelling, but still maintains interest. Gerald McRaney makes his third series appearance as yet another character!

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