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Never Give A Trucker An Even Break

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Episode
9 of season 1
Director
Kenneth Gilbert
Writer
Original airdate
April 28, 1978
Location
Nevada
Preceded by
Followed by


Never Give a Trucker an Even Break is episode nine of the live-action TV series The Incredible Hulk. It originally aired on April 28, 1978 on CBS.

SynopsisEdit

While hitchhiking, David is picked up by a young woman and becomes mixed up in her plan to take back her father's tank truck from the men who stole it. (This is one of the more humorous episodes of the series.)

CastEdit

  • Bill Bixby ... David Banner
  • Lou Ferrigno ... The Hulk
  • Jennifer Darling ... Joanie
  • Frank Christi ... Ted
  • Grand L. Bush ... Mike
  • Peggy Doyle ... Woman at Gas Station
  • Don Starr ... Storekeeper
  • Charles Alvin Bell ... Man at Gas Station

HighlightsEdit

  • The pay-phone scene
  • Lou carries Jennifer as he runs, using only one arm

QuotationEdit

  • "Please deposit twenty-five cents" —telephone operator
"I don't have twenty-five cents!" —David (in a low voice—as he begins transforming into the Hulk)
  • "I really have to buy shirts that stretch." —David (looking at the tattered remains of his shirt)

TriviaEdit

  • Stock footage was taken from Steven Spielberg's television movie Duel (both the series and the movie were produced by Universal Pictures) Spielberg was allegedly furious at the use of the footage, but as he was under contract to Universal as a TV director when Duel was filmed, the studio executives were free to use the footage as they wished.
  • The episode's title is a play on the 1941 W.C. Fields movie Never Give a Sucker an Even Break

VideoEdit

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