Dark Side
4 of season 4
John McPherson
Nicholas Corea
Original airdate
December 5, 1980
David Barnard
Preceded by
Followed by

Dark Side is episode four in season four of the live-action TV series The Incredible Hulk. It originally aired on December 5, 1980 on CBS.


While boarding with a troubled family, David's attempts to create an experiment that he hopes will control his transformations goes horribly wrong. Instead of quelling his aggressive emotions, David inadvertently brings out the dark side of his personality. This, in turn, results in a savage Hulk who is fully capable of wanton mass destruction and murder.


  • Bill Bixby as David Banner
  • Lou Ferrigno as The Hulk
  • William Lucking as Mike Schulte
  • Rosemary Forsyth as Ellen Schulte
  • Philece Sampler as Laurie Schulte
  • Taaffe O'Connell as Miss Farber
  • Jonathan Perpich as Jimmy Ellison
  • Nick Cinardo as Butcher
  • Marilia as Huntress
  • Lisa Carole as Judy


William Lucking previously appeared in season two episode "The Antowuk Horror."

Music from the episode "Married" is used in this episode (during the 1st Hulkout).