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      Season 1 – Incredible Hulk

      1978 Drama Fantasy List
      75% 8 Reviews Tomatometer 76% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score Dr. David Banner is a widowed scientist caught in the middle of an experiment gone bad. As a result, whenever Banner gets extremely upset or stressed out, he turns into a huge green monster called the Incredible Hulk, with awesome strength and rage to match. To keep from being discovered, Banner lives a nomadic life, traveling from town to town in search of a cure and helping people where he can, all the while trying to avoid suspicious reporter Jack McGee, who wants to expose Banner and the Hulk. "Don't make me angry. You wouldn't like me when I'm angry," Banner warns McGee in more than one episode. Read More Read Less Watch on Vudu Premiered Jul 10 Buy Now

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      Episode 1 Aired Mar 10, 1978 Final Round In Philadelphia, a down-and-out boxer (Martin Kove) rescues Banner from muggers. Details Episode 2 Aired Mar 17, 1978 The Beast Within While working at a zoo, Banner finds a scientist engaged in genetic research. Details Episode 3 Aired Mar 24, 1978 Of Guilt, Models and Murder After being the Hulk, Banner awakens at a murder scene; guests Jeremy Brett, Loni Anderson. Details Episode 4 Aired Mar 31, 1978 Terror in Times Square While working at a Times Square arcade, Banner uncovers a murder plot against his employer. Details Episode 5 Aired Apr 7, 1978 747 The Hulk and a young boy (Brandon Cruz) must land a jetliner. Details Episode 6 Aired Apr 21, 1978 The Hulk Breaks Las Vegas Banner helps a Las Vegas reporter investigate a gambling scandal. Details Episode 7 Aired Apr 28, 1978 Never Give a Trucker an Even Break Banner winds up in the middle of a war between a woman trucker and a pair of hijackers. Details Episode 8 Aired May 12, 1978 Life and Death Banner finds danger for himself and pregnant woman when he volunteers for genetic research. Details Episode 9 Aired May 19, 1978 Earthquakes Happen To gain access to its gamma ray equipment, David impersonates a scientist inspecting a nuclear research facility. Details Episode 10 Aired May 31, 1978 The Waterfront Story Banner gets involved in a war for control of dockworkers union in Galveston, Texas. Details

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      Saïd Sayrafiezadeh New York Magazine/Vulture It was the repetition of the show's scenario, with barely any variation, that made the viewing so compelling. Jul 2, 2018 Full Review Cynthia Rose Time Out You guessed it, another cinematic dose of radiation. Jun 29, 2018 Full Review Helen O'Hara Empire Magazine Full marks for being obviously green and extremely muscly. Jun 29, 2018 Full Review IGN Staff IGN Movies But producer Kenneth Johnson (who went on to make V) crafted a very good and dramatic series that certainly got across the core dilemma of the comics, showing Banner... desperately trying to cure himself of the accident that turned him into the Hulk. Jul 3, 2018 Full Review People Staff People Magazine The Six Million Dollar Man gets solid competition from this two-hour special based on the Marvel Comics character. Jul 2, 2018 Full Review Melissa Camacho Common Sense Media What makes The Incredible Hulk compelling is that the Hulk -- while strong, angry, and violent (he often smashes everything in his path) -- isn't a bad creature. Rated: 3/5 Jun 29, 2018 Full Review Read all reviews

      Audience Ratings

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      Audience Member Man that was great for a AWSOME season Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review steve d At times trying to hard to be Les Miserables rather than the Hulk but Bixby is Golden Globe worthy as Banner. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review HENRY C Emotional, thrilling and sometimes creepy, this tomato is red, not green. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 06/22/19 Full Review Post a review

      Season Info

      Director
      Kenneth Gilbert, Larry Stewart, Sigmund Neufeld Jr., Alan J. Levi, Harvey Laidman, Jeffrey Hayden, Reza Badiyi
      Executive Producer
      Kenneth Johnson
      Screenwriter
      James D. Parriott, Kenneth Johnson, Justin Edgerton, William A. Schwartz
      Network
      CBS
      Rating
      TV-PG (V)
      Genre
      Drama, Fantasy
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      Mar 10, 1978