Season 1, Episode 1 The Moon in the Desert

First Aired: March 7, 1973

In the pilot for this series, an Air Force test pilot is given artificial limbs after he is injured in a plane crash. First of two parts. Dr. Welles: Martin Balsam. Spencer: Darren McGavin. Jean: Barbara Anderson. Mrs. McKay: Dorothy Green.

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  • Premiered: March 7, 1973
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Injured astronaut Steve Austin gains amazing powers to battle crime after receiving experimental limbs in this cult series, which inspired a wave of superhero shows in the 1970s. The ABC adventure originated as a trio of TV-movies in 1973, before joining t… (more)

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