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Half Nelson
16 of season 4
Barry Crane
Andrew Schneider
Original airdate
April 17, 1981
David Benley
Preceded by
Followed by

Half Nelson is episode sixteen in season four of the live-action TV series The Incredible Hulk. It originally aired on April 17, 1981 on CBS.


David befriends a midget wrestler and becomes involved with the community of the vertically challenged.


  • Bill Bixby ... David Banner
  • Jack Colvin ... Jack McGee
  • Lou Ferrigno ... The Hulk
  • Tommy Madden ... Buster 'Half Nelson' Caldwell
  • H.B. Haggerty ... Gregor
  • Paul Henry Itkin ... Channing
  • David Himes ... Kelly
  • Joey Forman ... Promoter
  • Elaine Joyce ... Mitzi
  • Sandy Dryfoos ... Marsha
  • Wesley Thompson ... Bill
  • Charles Sweigart ... Jimmy
  • Frederic Downs ... The Porter
  • Luis Cortes ... Pete
  • Jimmy Briscoe ... Jack
  • Cecelia Holman ... Tina
  • Sweet Dick Whittington ... Announcer


One hilarious scene in which David takes in "the reality" of wrestling.


This is the fifth and last episode directed by Barry Crane.

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