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Stranger in Broken Fork 

Steve Austin's bionic arm malfunctions while he is piloting a plane. After crashing, Austin suffers from amnesia as a side effect from the malfunction. He soon meets psychologist Angie ... See full summary »

Director:

Christian Nyby

Writers:

Bill Svanoe (teleplay), Wilton Denmark (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Lee Majors ... Col. Steve Austin
Richard Anderson ... Oscar Goldman
Sharon Farrell ... Angie Walker
Arthur Franz ... Dr. Wayne Carlton
Robert Donner ... Horace Milser
Ernesto Macias ... Air Force Major (as Eric Mason)
Troy Melton ... Corley Weems
William Henry ... Thurmond (as Bill Henry)
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Steve Austin's bionic arm malfunctions while he is piloting a plane. After crashing, Austin suffers from amnesia as a side effect from the malfunction. He soon meets psychologist Angie Walker who runs an experimental convalescence home for mental patients. Unfortunately, the small town folk of Broken Fork are very suspicious of strangers and Angie's patients in particular. Written by The TV Archaeologist

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 1974 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The radar plane reporting the crash site of Col Steve Austin is an EC-121 Warning Star and is the military variant of the Lockheed Super Constellation. See more »

Goofs

One of the searchers speaks of looking more for Steve the next day, "when it gets daylight", but the sky is clearly a bright blue, indicating that it is actually the middle of the day, and the film is just underexposed to simulate the dimmer illumination of twilight. See more »

Quotes

Jody: Mister, are you crazy too?
Col. Steve Austin: Well that's a mighty big word for such a little girl.
Jody: Mama says everybody here is.
Col. Steve Austin: Well I bet if your mom tried real hard, she could find another word to use.
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Edited from The Six Million Dollar Man (1973) See more »

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27 May 2015 | by AaronCapenBannerSee all my reviews

Steve Austin(Lee Majors) is piloting a plane when he suffers a malfunction in his bionic arm that causes him to eject. After landing, he wanders onto a road, suffering from amnesia, and befriends a woman named Angie Walker(played by Sharon Farrell) who runs an experimental home for older patients who can no longer handle society. Unfortunately, local townspeople led by an evil grocery store owner named Horace(played by Robert Donner) will do anything to force them out, including murder, and it is a race against time if Oscar Goldman(Richard Anderson) can get him the help he needs... Thoughtful and unique episode would have worked just as well on "The Incredible Hulk", with the wandering man/super strength theme.


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