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The Magician

Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

21 Episodes 1973 - 1974

Episode 1

The Manhunters

Tue, Oct 2, 1973 60 mins

Tony seeks to discover who attempted to murder his best friend Max (Keene Curtis). Tony: Bill Bixby. Dennis: Todd Crespi. Diane: Marlyn Mason. Hargrove: Stephen McNally. Owens: Vincent Beck.

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Episode 2

The Vanishing Lady

Tue, Oct 9, 1973 60 mins

A singer appearing with Tony (Bill Bixby) has been kidnapped by thugs who intend to collect her ransom and then kill her. Julie: Amanda McBroom. Ray: Peter Brown. Russel: John Karlen. Corcoran: Ramon Bieri.

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Episode 3

Illusion in Terror

Tue, Oct 23, 1973 60 mins

Tony's girl friend supposedly dies in an auto accident, but no one can say where the body is. Tony: Bill Bixby. Joanna: Brenda Benet. Canfield: Cameron Mitchell. Kortner: Macdonald Carey. Jerry: Jim Watkins.

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Episode 4

Lightning on a Dry Day

Tue, Oct 30, 1973 60 mins

Tony (Bill Bixby) investigates the cause of a nervous breakdown suffered by a healthy teen-ager during a visit to a small town. Ian: Mark Hamill. Sheriff: Neville Brand. Maggie: Susan Foster. Vic Rizer: Geoffrey Deuel. Mrs. Gilpin: Frances Reid.

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Episode 5

Ovation for Murder

Tue, Nov 6, 1973 60 mins

Tony helps a friend (Jack Kruschen) accused of killing a man. Max Pomeroy: Keene Curtis. Susanna: Susan Oliver.

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Episode 6

Man on Fire

Tue, Nov 20, 1973 60 mins

Tony's young student tries to use magic to stop two thugs from blackmailing his father. Tony: Bill Bixby. Paul: Carl Betz. Danny: Brad David. Matt: Lloyd Bochner. Max: Keene Curtis. Lorna: Jane Merrow.

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Episode 7

Lady in a Trap

Tue, Nov 27, 1973 60 mins

A sheriff becomes a murderer to obtain a stolen rare book. Tony: Bill Bixby. Sheriff: William Jordan. Stacey: Kristina Holland. Zelman: Robert Webber. Max: Keene Curtis.

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Episode 8

The Man Who Lost Himself

Tue, Dec 11, 1973 60 mins

Three wealthy businessmen want an amnesic ex-con to remember a robbery in which they were partners 30 years before. Tony: Bill Bixby. Sam/George: Joe Flynn. Dunagan: George Murdock. Elizabeth: Pamela Britton. Gordon: Hal Williams.

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Episode 9

Nightmare in Steel

Tue, Dec 18, 1973 60 mins

The life of Tony's assistant is threatened by her husband's boss, who thinks she will interfere with a robbery. Tony: Bill Bixby. Laurie: Robyn Millan. Olson: Leif Erickson. Gary: Christopher Stone. Conrad: Frank Christi.

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Episode 10

Shattered Image

Tue, Jan 8, 1974 60 mins

Hoodlums keep trying to abduct a little girl after her father kills one of their cohorts. Tony: Bill Bixby. Frank: Joseph Campanella. Willoughby: Tommy Madden. Paula: Tara Talboy. Gottschalk: Wesley Lau.

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Episode 11

The Illusion of the Curious Counterfeit

Mon, Jan 14, 1974 60 mins

A mobster's daughter is the unwilling pawn in a fight between her father and his former partners. First of two parts. Janet: Carol Lynley. Tony: Bill Bixby. Keegan: Lloyd Nolan. Gunther: John Colicos. Oakland: Dean Harens. Burke: Joe Maross.

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Episode 12

The Illusion of the Curious Counterfeit AKA Rip-Off

Mon, Jan 21, 1974 60 mins

Tony (Bill Bixby) finds it difficult to free a mobster's daughter from her kidnapper, who won't let her out of his sight. Conclusion of two parts. Janet: Carol Lynley. Gunther: John Colicos. Keegan: Lloyd Nolan.

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Episode 13

The Illusion of the Stainless Steel Lady

Mon, Jan 28, 1974 60 mins

A reclusive ex-actress who shuns publicity is getting more privacy than she ever wanted. Her thieving business manager is holding her prisoner. Tony: Bill Bixby. Brad: Anthony Zerbe. Victoria: Beth Brickell.

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Episode 14

The Illusion of the Queen's Gambit

Mon, Feb 4, 1974 60 mins

Thieves are dismayed to learn after a robbery that the money bags they stole are filled with worthless paper. Tony: Bill Bixby. Ed: William Shatner. Sandra: Katherine Justice. Taggert: Paul Mantee. Ginny: Brooke Bundy. Lund: Byron Morrow.

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Episode 15

The Illusion of Black Gold

Mon, Feb 11, 1974 60 mins

A plan to give a defecting foreign scientist a safe bogus identity is foiled by some men who kidnap the professor. Tony: Bill Bixby. Stacy: Lynda Day George. Paradine: Eric Braeden. Alex: Milton Selzer.

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Episode 16

The Illusion of the Lost Dragon

Mon, Feb 18, 1974 60 mins

Tony's search for a stolen jade dragon leads him to a Chinese war lord who admits to being the thief. Tony: Bill Bixby. Dawn: France Nuyen. Han: Joseph Wiseman. Chao Liu: Philip Ahn. Sheng: Soon-Taik Oh. Flower of Wisdom: Pat Li.

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Episode 17

The Illusion of the Deadly Conglomerate

Mon, Feb 25, 1974 60 mins

A bogus minister and a crooked doctor are in the business of kidnapping alcoholic bums. Tony: Bill Bixby. Wally: Eugene Roche. Hayden: William Sylvester. Frank: Jack Ging. Janet: Michele Marsh.

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Episode 18

The Illusion of the Fatal Arrow

Mon, Mar 4, 1974 60 mins

A psychic's visions put Tony (Bill Bixby) on the trail of a murderous archer. Linda: Pamela Franklin. Ross: Jeremy Slate. Walter: Murray Matheson. Jerry: Tim Matheson.

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Episode 19

The Illusion of the Lethal Playthings

Mon, Mar 18, 1974 60 mins

A toyshop owner says he will spare a rich businessman's life in return for $500,000. Tony: Bill Bixby. Wyndham: Simon Scott. Tillotson: Louis Hayward. Hal: Scott Hylands. Maggie: Joanna Miles.

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Episode 20

The Illusion of the Cat's Eye

Mon, Mar 25, 1974 60 mins

Tony encounters an ingenious thief who has trained her black panther pet to kill on command. Tony: Bill Bixby. Leila: Mariana Hill. Hassid: Joseph Ruskin. Larry Ford: Don Gordon. Suzanne: Claudette Nevins.

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Episode 21

The Illusion of the Evil Spikes

Sun, Apr 15, 1973 60 mins

Tony (Bill Bixby) agrees to perform a stunt in a movie that has already cost one magician his life. Braden: Lew Ayres. Marian: Jessica Walter. Rosenthal: Robert Burr.

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