David 'Benson' is saved from a couple of muggers by a boxer nicknamed 'Rocky' and becomes his friend and corner-man. Unfortunately the young man suffers from high blood pressure and is being used to ferry drugs by an unscrupulous manager.

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David 'Benson' is saved from a couple of muggers by a boxer nicknamed 'Rocky' and becomes his friend and corner-man. Unfortunately the young man suffers from high blood pressure and is being used to ferry drugs by an unscrupulous manager.

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Trivia

First appearance of the Hulk making his escape by breaking through a wall and running down an alley (wearing blue pants). This scene was re-used many times over the course of the series. See more »

Goofs

When the gang attacks David a second time when he's with Rocky, and they are shoved into a brick wall, the entire wall bends. This happens twice. See more »

Quotes

Mary: Listen, I love him a lot, but have you ever seen him fight?
Dr. David Bruce Banner: No.
Mary: He may call himself Rocky, but he's only Henry.
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Featured in The Incredible Hulk: Proof Positive (1980) See more »

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the hulk looks different
29 April 2013 | by (Midian) – See all my reviews

The first real episode clocking in at 50 minutes. The main difference is in fact the Hulk itself. He's less greener than in the two movies made for episode 1 and 2 and his hair is different.

This time David is still wandering throughout the US. When arriving in the next city he is immediately robbed but rescued by a boxer named 'Rocky'. He take care of David and they become friends but without money David need work and is taken to the gym by Rocky to start working as his corner-man. But Rocky always has to bring special deliveries to people and David suspects it's some illegal stuff. But David's robbers are still waiting to give Rocky a lesson, David is out their to become the Hulk and saves Rocky but one package is severally damaged, looks like drugs.

From there on Rocky is in trouble and David has to transform to save him finally. Made in the era when the film Rocky (1976) was very popular so they tried to use a story a bit the same as Rocky. Al Ruscio is here to see as a bad guy, a big name back then.

Gore 0/5 Nudity 0/5 Effects 2/5 Story 3/5 Comedy 0/5


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