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Jun 22, 2019

 

"The Seven Million Dollar Man"
Airdate: November 1, 1974
Written by Peter Allan Fields
Directed by Dick Moder 

Synopsis: Steve discovers that Oscar has authorized the creation of another bionic operative.  The problem is, Barney Miller, the second bionic man, is not handling his implants as well as Steve.

John and co-host, artist Jerry Lange, are joined by the Fortress of Baileytude host, Michael Bailey. They discuss the retcon of Steve's origins, the fighting styles of 70s TV, and the thinking behind choosing an unstable person for a medical experiment. In addition, we play This or That with a director Dick Moder theme.

Join us Sunday nights at 8:30EST as we discuss an episode of THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN with a fan as well as featuring live commentary from our viewers. 


Bionic Operative



Michael Bailey has a bio coming shortly.

 

 

 


BIONIC GALLERY

 

 

Mar 31, 2019

"The Pal-Mir Escort"
Airdate: October 4, 1974
Written by Margaret and Paul Schneider
Directed by Lawrence Dobkin 

Synopsis: When the Prime Minister of a small country has a heart attack while negotiating a peace treaty with neighboring countries, she is selected to receive the first bionic heart. Steve is assigned to protect her while she is transported to the secret hospital where the procedure will take place.

John and co-host, artist Jerry Lange, are joined by longtime fan Elizabeth Goddard. They discuss the changing of country names in the political climate of the 70s and Anne Revere's performance. In addition, we play This or That with a focus on those targeted by the Red Scare of the 50s.

Join us Sunday nights at 8:30EST as we discuss an episode of THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN with a fan as well as featuring live commentary from our viewers. 


Bionic Operative



Elizabeth Goddard has a bio coming shortly.

 

 

 


BIONIC GALLERY

 

 

Feb 24, 2019

"Pilot Error"
Airdate: September 27, 1974
Written by Edward J. Lasko
Directed by Jerry Jameson 

Synopsis:A plane carrying Steve, a senator, and the senator's aides crashes in the desert. Steve must lead the others to safety despite being blinded in the crash.

John and co-host, artist Jerry Lange, are joined by longtime fan Mike Nelli. They discuss the more serious tone to this episode and the lack of bionics used, especially to resolve the situation.  Plus, we discuss the novelization of this episode, the only one, besides "The Secret of Bigfoot" to get a solo adaptation.  In addition, we play This or That with a focus on the writers of the two series.

Join us Sunday nights at 8:30EST as we discuss an episode of THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN with a fan as well as featuring live commentary from our viewers. 


Bionic Operative



Mike Nelli has a bio that is coming shortly.

 

 

 


BIONIC GALLERY

 

 

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