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The OSI Files podcast

A monthly look at The Six MIllion Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman with two fans of the show and through the eyes of someone who made it happen.
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Aug 7, 2022

"Target in the Sky"
Airdate: October 26, 1975

Written by Larry Alexander
Directed by Jerry London Synopsis: Steve goes undercover as a lumberjack to find a missing OSI Agent.

John and Jerry are joined by writer Dayton Ward.  Together, they discuss the music of the episode, the actor Denny Miller, and play a game of This or That.

Join us Sunday nights at 7:00ET as we discuss an episode of THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN and Wednesday nights at 7:00ET as we discuss an episode of THE BIONIC WOMAN with a fan as well as featuring live commentary from our viewers. 


Bionic Operative

Dayton Ward

Jul 24, 2022

"The Deadly Test"
Airdate: October 19, 1975

Written by James D. Parriott
Directed by Christian I Nyby II Synopsis: Steve takes over as head of a pilot school that features students from all over the world in order to protect a Middle Eastern prince

John and Jerry are joined by guest Rob Silva.  Together, they discuss Steve's own career as a pilot, the lack of bionic action in the episode, and play a game of This or That.

Join us Sunday nights at 7:00ET as we discuss an episode of THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN and Wednesday nights at 7:00ET as we discuss an episode of THE BIONIC WOMAN with a fan as well as featuring live commentary from our viewers. 


Bionic Operative

Rob Silva

Jul 10, 2022

"The Wolf Boy"
Airdate: October 12, 1975

Written by Jerry London
Directed by Judy Burns Synopsis: Steve travels into the wild with his friend Kurota to find a feral child believed to be the son of a dead diplomat.

John and Jerry are joined by guest Julie Hoverson 19 Nocturne Boulevard.  Together, they discuss the phenomenon of finding feral children in media including Lucan, the continuing story of Fujiota, and play a game of This or That.

Join us Sunday nights at 7:00ET as we discuss an episode of THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN and Wednesday nights at 7:00ET as we discuss an episode of THE BIONIC WOMAN with a fan as well as featuring live commentary from our viewers. 


Bionic Operative

Julie Hoverson

 

 

 

Jun 26, 2022

"The Son & Dance Spy"
Airdate: October 5, 1975

Written by Jerry Devine
Directed by Dick Moder Synopsis: Steve attempts to prove his msucian friend is innocent of espionage.

John and Jerry are joined by guest John Champion of the Mission Log Podcast.  Together, they discuss the merits of having Sonny Bono in the episode, the musical choices used, and play a game of This or That.

Join us Sunday nights at 7:00ET as we discuss an episode of THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN and Wednesday nights at 7:00ET as we discuss an episode of THE BIONIC WOMAN with a fan as well as featuring live commentary from our viewers. 


Bionic Operative

John Champion

 

 

 

Jun 12, 2022

"The Price of Liberty"
Airdate: September 28, 1975

Written by Kenneth Johnson and Justin Edgerton
Directed by Dick Moder Synopsis: Steve must rescue the Liberty Bell after it is stolen and threatened with destruction.

After the two-part "Return of the Bionic Woman", this is an interesting and more thoughtful and lowkey episode in terms of bionics. Fan Kevin Durkee joins John and Jerry to discuss the importance of the Liberty Bell as a symbol and the slower pacing of this story and how it works out well.

Join us Sunday nights at 7:00ET as we discuss an episode of THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN and Wednesday nights at 7:00ET as we discuss an episode of THE BIONIC WOMAN with a fan as well as featuring live commentary from our viewers. 


Bionic Operative

Kevin Durkee

 

 

 

May 29, 2022
"The Return of the Bionic Woman, Part 2"
Airdate: September 21, 1975

Written by Kenneth Johnson
Directed by Dick Moder Synopsis: Jaime goes on a mission with Steve and it almost ends in disaster.

The third season of reviews kicks off with a highly anticipated episode. Fan Elizabeth Goddard joins John and Jerry to break it all down and to play some fun games.  Plus, we talk about the impact having Lindsay back on the show had for the series.

Join us Sunday nights at 7:00ET as we discuss an episode of THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN and Wednesday nights at 7:00ET as we discuss an episode of THE BIONIC WOMAN with a fan as well as featuring live commentary from our viewers. 


Bionic Operative

Elizabeth Goddard

 

 

 

May 22, 2022
"The Return of the Bionic Woman"
Airdate: September 14, 1975

Written by Kenneth Johnson
Directed by Dick Moder Synopsis: Steve learns that Jaime Sommers is alive and he demands answers.

The third season of reviews kicks off with a highly anticipated episode. Fans Rod DeLuca and Marianne Powers Sullivan join John and Jerry to break it all down and to play some fun games.  Plus, we talk about the impact having Lindsay back on the show had for the series.

Join us Sunday nights at 7:00ET as we discuss an episode of THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN and Wednesday nights at 7:00ET as we discuss an episode of THE BIONIC WOMAN with a fan as well as featuring live commentary from our viewers. 


Bionic Operative

Rod De Luca

Marianne Powers Sullivan

 

 

 

May 1, 2022

"Steve Austin, Fugitive"
Airdate: April 27, 1975

Written by Mark Frost and Richard Carr (teleplay) and Wilton Denmark (story)
Directed by Russ Mayberry Synopsis: Steve is accused of a murder orchestrated by a man out for revenge. We come to the end of the second season of reviews with our look at "Steve Austin, Fugitive". Steve is accused of the murder of an OSI technician and it's up to Callahan to help him. David Alexander joins John and Jerry to break it all down and to showcase his latest custom action figures.

Join us Sunday nights at 7:00ET as we discuss an episode of THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN and Wednesday nights at 7:00ET as we discuss an episode of THE BIONIC WOMAN with a fan as well as featuring live commentary from our viewers. 


Bionic Operative

David Alexander

 

 

 

Apr 15, 2022
"Outrage in Balinderry"
Airdate: April 20, 1975

Written by Paul and Margaret Schneider
Directed by Earl Bellamy Synopsis: Steve comes to the aid of a US ambassador to the country of Balinderry when the ambassador's wife is kidnapped by terrorists.

John and co-host, artist Jerry Lange, are joined by artist Pete Wallbank to discuss the political implications of this episode, especially in Pete's country of England.

Join us Sunday nights at 7:00ET as we discuss an episode of THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN and Wednesday nights at 7:00ET as we discuss an episode of THE BIONIC WOMAN with a fan as well as featuring live commentary from our viewers. 


Bionic Operative

Pete Wallbank

 

 

 

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