The Slam
4 of season 3
Nicholas Corea
Nicholas Corea
Original airdate
October 19, 1979
Preceded by
Followed by

The Slam is episode thirty-eight of the live-action TV series The Incredible Hulk. It originally aired on October 19, 1979 on CBS.


Penniless, David is arrested on a vagrancy charge and sent to work on a brutal chain-gang. There, he becomes caught in the middle of a war between the frustrated inmates and the brutal prison officials that is further hampered by McGee's investigative journalism.


  • Bill Bixby ... David Banner
  • Jack Colvin ... Jack McGee
  • Lou Ferrigno ... The Hulk
  • Charles Napier ... John Blake
  • Julius Harris ... Doc Alden
  • Marc Alaimo ... Capt. Holt
  • Robert Davi ... Rader
  • Skip Riley ... Roth
  • Brad Dexter ... The Sheriff
  • Charlie Picerni ... Harris
  • John Steadman ... Old Convict
  • Linda Lawrence ... Reporter
  • David Zelliti ... Guard
  • Cecil Reddick ... Driver
  • Hank Underwood ... Farmer
  • Luis Contreras ... Inmate 1133 (uncredited)


The hulk helps the prison inmates to beat the guards.


  • This is the first of three episodes directed by Nicholas Corea. He also produced many episodes, and wrote thirteen
  • Charles Napier also appears in  "Triangle"
  • Somewhat similiar to the novel Holes. Which is also about a prison camp, and someone who is innocent is sentenced.