The Incredible Hulk

Season 4 Episode 1

Prometheus (1)

Aired Friday 8:00 PM Nov 07, 1980 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • When David stumbles into the bee hive, it's obvious that the bees that weren't drawn into the screen in post-production were actually paste-ons on David's body.

    • Prometheus was a Titan in Greek Mythology who created humans and later gave them the gift of fire.

  • Quotes

    • Jack McGee: (to Captain Welsh) Enjoy your exercise.

    • David: (seeing a reflection of his half-Hulk/half-human self) It's never happened like this... never before.

    • (Katie inadvertantly knocks a fragile item off her piano)
      Katie: Then I heard they're going to make a Katie Maxwell doll. You wind her up, she walks into a piano.
      David: Maybe just a little bitter?
      Katie: Maybe just a little.

    • Pilot: Captain...what crashed up there anyway?
      Captain Welsh: I wish we knew.

    • Katie: (Apologizing to David for snapping at him) I didn't mean to bite the hand that saved me.

    • Capt. Adam Welsh: Do you live near here, sir?
      Jack McGee: No, no, no. I'm just a visitor like yourself, only you brought more friends, some of whom wear strange uniforms. What's going on?
      Welsh: (lying) Training exercise.
      McGee: Oh really?
      Welsh: Yes.
      McGee: I thought those usually took place on a military reservation.
      Welsh: Usually. Not always, as you see.
      (McGee points to a soldier wearing a Prometheus uniform)
      McGee: What kind of uniform is that?
      Welsh: Civilian.
      McGee: On a military exercise?
      Welsh: Yes.

    • (A storekeeper has become the latest person to have seen the Hulk)
      Storekeeper: Well, uh, how about those ten thousand bucks?
      Jack McGee: Well, that's for information leading to the capture.
      Storekeeper: Yeah, yeah. You'll get him.
      Jack: Well, maybe this time we will.

    • (David and a blind Katie feel the impact of the meteor crashing to the ground)
      David: Maybe I should go take a look.
      Katie: Wish I could say the same.

  • Notes

    • Guest star Laurie Prange also co-starred in the second pilot episode "Death In the Family" in 1977.

    • Portions of footage from the beginning of this episode set at the lake in Utah were recycled from the 1974 movie "The Parallax View." On his episode commentary, writer-director Kenneth Johnson explained that stars Bill Bixby and Laurie Prange were even costumed so that they would be indistinguishable from actors who were present in the stock footage.

    • The 1980-81 season was delayed by an actor's strike. As a result, The Incredible Hulk's fourth season consisted of 18 first-run episodes, instead of the usual average of 22.

    • job: n/a

    • alias: not given

  • Allusions