SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN - SEASON 2
The first full length season of The Six Million Dollar Man features many of the trademarks we saw in the first season with the introduction of new ones that would become familiar to the audience. The bionic sound effect was used more as the season progressed. Oscar and Steve's friendship was becoming more solidified. Rudy Wells got more screen time, especially once Steve needed his help to make his fiance, Jamie Sommers into the world's first bionic woman.
The second season of The Six Million Dollar Man begins with Steve looking into the theft of equipment needed to build an atomic bomb. A recent auction of such a device has put the OSI on "Nuclear Alert." Soon, Steve finds himself trapped on a plane that's out of control with the device armed and must stop it before the plane is shot down. Paul and John are joined by Alex Green, webmaster of The Six Million Dollar Blog to discuss this episode.
Oscar sends Steve and Rudy Wells into the woods to recover a downed spacecraft that contains two human test subjects in cryogenics. One of the astronauts gets out before he can be treated properly and roams through the forrest like a wild beast. Steve has to stop him before Oscar's secret experiment gets out to the world at large. Joining John and Paul is author/podcaster Kevin Lauderdale.
A plane carrying Steve, Senator Ed Hill, and the senator's son & aide is forced down in a storm as it makes its way to an investigative hearing into the senator's conduct during a recent flight. Steve is supposed to testify about the plane the senator was flying, but someone in the group is trying to make sure Steve doesn't make it out alive. Oscar is urging Steve to consider the words of his testimony, as the senator was responsible for pushing the funds through that made Steve bionic.
THE PAL-MIR ESCORT
Steve must escort the prime minister of a small Middle Eastern country cross-country to the OSI research facility in Tennessee. There, she will undergo bionic heart transplant surgery. But there are forces conspiring to see her dead so that she cannot go through with her plans for peace with the rebel faction of her country. Joining John and Paul is the6milliondollarman.com webmaster, Alex Green.
THE SEVEN MILLION DOLLAR MAN
Steve learns of the existence of a second cyborg despite Oscar and Rudy's best attempts to keep the information from him. He is further disturbed to see that Oscar is intent on making this second bionic project work even though there are clear signs that Barney Miller (Monte Markham), the race car driver horribly injured in an accident, is not handling being bionic as well as Steve has managed to. Barney decides that he will make sure he is a unique being even if it means killing Rudy.
STRAIGHT ON 'TIL MORNING
Strange lights in the sky on the eve of a rocket launch prompts Steve to investigate. When he discovers that the lights were from a UFO that crashed leaving its inhabitants stranded on Earth, it's up to Steve to make sure they find a way home while avoiding the authorities, including Oscar. Joining John and Paul is The Bionic Woman Files webmaster, James Sherrard.
THE MIDAS TOUCH
Oscar Goldman has been missing for several days, missing out on a meeting with Steve and the joint chiefs of staff. Evidence is quickly mounting, suggesting Oscar may be involved with a scheme to mine millions of dollars in gold from a government mining operation. Steve travels to Utah to find his boss and friend and to prove the man's innocence. Joining John and Paul is The Six Million Dollar Blog webmaster, Alex Green.
THE DEADLY REPLAY
Steve is given the opportunity to test pilot the very vehicle that caused his accident. Oscar has his misgivings about the test as he has intelligence pointing to the accident as an act of sabotage. Steve is determined though to get back up on the horse that threw him even though his life may be threatened again. Joining John and Paul is TheSix1973 webmaster, Joseph Burns.
ACT OF PIRACY
Steve is working with a team of scientists planting earthquake sensors on the ocean floor near the country of Santa Ventura. The country has broken diplomatic ties with the United States and the crew of the research vessel is unaware that they have drifted into Santa Ventura waters. The vessel is quickly taken by Santa Ventura authorities, the crew is arrested as spies, and Steve is trapped in a diving bel, cut away from the research vessel. Joining John and Paul is the wonderful Billy Flynn of
STRANGER IN BROKEN FORK
Steve's plane crashes near the town of Broken Fork after his arm malfunctions. The malfunction brings amnesia and if not treated, death. Steve tries to discover his identity with the help of a psychologist who runs a clinic for mentally disturbed adults. The people of Broken Fork are scared of the patients and make every effort to run them out of town. Their fears increase with the arrival of the surprisingly strong Steve. The question is, what will kill Steve first, his malfunctioning arm or th
THE PEEPING BLONDE
An ambitious television reporter captures film footage of Steve in bionic action. She threatens to release the film unless she gets Steve's complete story. Oscar has one idea on how to handle it, but Steve has another - take her with them on vacation and convince her not to do what she's planning. What they all don't know is that her news director has bigger plans for her story, plans that will subsidize his early retirement, and he's willing to do almost anything to make it happen. Joining John
THE CROSS-COUNTRY KIDNAP
Donna Mills guest stars as a cryptologist with dreams of competing in the Olympics who has her life threatened during the trial competition. Steve is sent to safeguard her, but there is a traitor from within the security force. Joining John and Paul is Geek Radio Daily host Billy Flynn.
A love from Steve's past comes back into his life and the two pick up their relationship where they left off. But when the woman's husband, a scientist thought dead, turns up very much alive and wanting to be reunited, it's a battle for Steve that bionics will not help. Joining John and Paul is author Dayton Ward.
THE LAST KAMIKAZE
Steve is sent to recover a missing nuclear device on a remote island in the South Pacific. There, he must deal with a Japanese solider who thinks that his country is still at war with the United States. But this isn't the typical crazed solider thinks the war is still ongoing. Writer Judy Burns crafts a story that far surpasses people's expectations of this type of story. Joining John and Paul is science fiction author Robert J. Sawyer.
RETURN OF THE ROBOT MAKER
Dr. Dolenz returns for one final confrontation with Steve. This time, he's taking no chances as he replaces Oscar with one of his robot duplicates. As Steve's most trusted friend, the robot manipulates Steve into a trap which could kill him. But Steve has a few tricks up his sleeve, thanks to his friend Barney, the inventor. Joining John and Paul to determine which is the real Oscar Goldman are author Dayton Ward and thesix1973.com webmaster Joseph Burns.
The last male golden cougar is in danger of making the extinction list as a group of ranchers want it dead. But Steve, at the request of an old friend of his, wants to save the cat, Teneha. Joining John and Paul is The Six Million Dollar Blog author Alex Green.
A doppelganger of Steve has been placed within the OSI, but when he is accidentally killed, Steve decides to take his place and find out who arranged for the duplicate. Joining John and Paul is Time Life Six Million Dollar Man DVD Collection consultant Matt Hankinson.
THE E.S.P. SPY
OSI secrets are disappearing and one of Steve's friends is accused of the theft. While he can't prove his friend's innocence, he knows there has to be another explanation. And he has one - E.S.P. spying. Steve decides to enlist the aid of a teenage girl with extra sensory perception to track down "The E.S.P. Spy." Joining John and Paul to discuss this episode is Billy Flynn of Geek Radio Daily.
THE BIONIC WOMAN, PART 1
Steve returns to his hometown of Ojai, California and learns that his high school love, Jaime Sommers, fifth ranked tennis pro, is visiting Ojai as well. The two rekindle their romance. Things are looking good until Jaime is horribly maimed in a skydiving accident. Steve convinces Oscar to rebuild her using the same cybernetic technology that saved his life. Joining John and Paul to discuss this episode are James Sherrard of Bionic Woman Files and Betsy Dodd of The Bionic Blonde.
THE BIONIC WOMAN, PART 2
Jaime is sent on her first mission to recover another stolen money plate. Steve accompanies her, not knowing the designs of Joseph Wrona. Will the two survive this mission? And what's with Jaime's shaking hand and bouts of pain? All will be revealed as James Sherrard of Bionic Woman Files and Betsy Dodd of The Bionic Blonde join John and Paul to discuss this episode.