The Six Million Dollar Man

ABC (ended 1978)




Episode Guide

  • Season 1
    • The Six Million Dollar Man (a/k/a The Moon and the Desert)
      When Colonel Steve Austin tests a new government plane, he is nearly killed after it malfunctions and crashes. To save him he is rebuilt using bionic parts. Having a hard time making the psychological adjustment and feeling depressed, Steve is given a government assignment in the Middle East.
    • The Solid Gold Kidnapping
      Steve becomes involved in a series of kidnapping cases culminating in a demand in a billion dollar ransom delivered from Fort Knox. When the ransom is hijacked, Steve must team up with a scientist to extract the information from a dead kidnapper's brain through cell transfer technology.
    • Wine, Women and War
      Steve is assigned to stop weapons dealer Findletter, who claims to have a Polaris nuclear missile for sale. Along the way, he must deal with Soviet agents Alexi and Katrina and stop Findletter's hijacking of a newly launched submarine.
    • Population: Zero
      Population: Zero
      Episode 4
      When Steve and Oscar investigate the death of the entire population of a small town, they are contacted by a scientist, once employed by the government, who is set on revenge for past grievances. Steve must stop him when he demands $10 million dollars or he will kill another town.
    • Survival of the Fittest
      During important negotiations with Russian officials, Oscar's life is threatened. When the plane that Steve and Oscar are flying in crashes, Steve must protect Oscar from the individuals wanting to make sure the negotiations fail.
    • Operation Firefly
      When a crime syndicate kidnaps Dr. Samuel Abbott, the inventor of a portable laser projector, Steve enlists the help of his daughter Susan - who has the gift of ESP - to rescue him.
    • Day of the Robot
      Day of the Robot
      Episode 7
      In an attempt to steal a top secret anti-missile device, Steve's associate and friend Major Sloan is kidnapped and replaced with a robot. Steve must discover the imposter and keep the device from being stolen then sold to the highest bidder.
    • Little Orphan Airplane
      Steve is assigned to find and rescue downed pilot Josh Perkins, as well as recover the evidence of U.N. treaty violations that Perkins had on him when he disappeared.
    • Doomsday, and Counting
      When an earthquake threatens the stability of an underground Russian nuclear installation, Steve must rescue the fiance of his friend Col. Vasily Zhukov, who is buried beneath debris. Complicating matters further, Steve must also stop the reactor when it goes into a nuclear countdown to explosion.
    • Eyewitness to Murder
      When a failed attempt is made on the life of grand jury witness in a mob case, Steve must protect the witness from an inevitable 2nd attempt.
    • The Rescue of Athena One
      Steve is launched into space to rescue two astronauts stranded in a crippled space capsule.
    • Dr. Wells is Missing
      When a group of international criminals kidnap Dr. Rudy Wells in order to force him to build them a bionic man, Steve is sent to find and rescue him.
    • The Last of the Fourth of Julys
      When a terrorist uses a laser to try to kill a group of prime ministers attending an international meeting in Paris, Steve is assigned to infiltrate his compound and stop him.
    • Burning Bright
      Burning Bright
      Episode 14
      Steve's astronaut friend Josh Lang is impaired after being exposed to an electrical field while in space. Lang finds himself with strange abilities, including the ability to communicate with dolphins, but when his condition deteriorates, Steve must find him and take him to a facility so he cannot harm himself.
    • The Coward
      The Coward
      Episode 15
      When an earthquake in the Himalayas uncovers a DC-3 plane containing secret papers that went down during World War II, Steve is sent to recover the papers. Steve also tries to clear the name of the pilot, his father, who was accused of bailing out, leaving the rest of the crew to die.moreless
    • Run, Steve, Run
      Run, Steve, Run
      Episode 16
      When a crime syndicate and a robot creator conspire to build a team of bionic robot criminals, they kidnap Steve in order to learn how his bionic limbs work.
  • Season 2
  • Season 3
  • Season 4
  • Season 5