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The Beast Within

Hulk-beast

Episode
4 of season 1
Director
Kenneth Gilbert
Writers
Karen Harris, Jill Sherman Donner
Original airdate
March 17, 1978
Alias
David Bradburn
Location
San Diego (Zoo)
Preceded by
Followed by


The Beast Within is episode four of the live-action TV series The Incredible Hulk. It originally aired on March 17, 1978, on CBS.

SynopsisEdit

David takes a job at a zoo in order to learn more about the research of a controversial scientist studying animal aggression. When David discovers that the insecure young woman is being framed by several corrupt zoo officials involved in a diamond-smuggling operation, it will take the power of the creature within him to resolve the situation.

CastEdit

Highlights Edit

1-2 The Beast Within

Ending sequence

  • The scene in which the Hulk battles the gorilla.
  • Hulk out 1: Being placed in a cage with an angry gorilla.
  • Hulk out 2: Receiving a lethal injection, and then having the person say, "Oh. I just gave you a lethal injection. Sorry, David."

TriviaEdit

This is the first of 12 episodes co-written by Jill Sherman Donner. She is the widow of actor Robert Donner (April 27, 1931 – June 8, 2006 [heart attack]) who appeared in the episodes "The Phenom" and "Sideshow". She also produced 28 episodes.

This is the first of 12 episodes co-written by Karen Harris. She also produced 23 episodes. In the 1990s, she would become an award-winning writer for General Hospital.