The Waterfront Story

On the Waterfront

12 of season 1
Reza Badiyi
Paul M. Belous, Robert Wolterstorff
Original airdate
May 31, 1978
David Barton
Galveston, Texas
Preceded by
Followed by

The Waterfront Story is episode twelve (and season 1 finale) of the live-action TV series The Incredible Hulk. It originally aired on May 31, 1978 on CBS.


Working as a bar tender in Texas, David finds himself and his boss (who is recently widowed) in the middle of a battle for control over a dock worker's union.


  • Bill Bixby ... David Banner
  • Jack Colvin ... Jack McGee
  • Lou Ferrigno ... The Hulk
  • Sheila Larken ... Josie Larkin
  • James Sikking ... Cliff McConnell
  • Jack Kelly ... Tony Kelly
  • Helen Page Camp ... Sarah
  • Ted Markland ... Marty Hammond
  • William Benedict ... Vic
  • Joseph V. Perry ... First Mate
  • Robert Hackman ... Nightwatchman
  • John Zenda ... Dockworker
  • Tonyo Melendez ... Trucker
  • Anthony Davis ... 1st Policeman
  • Brian Baker ... 3nd Policeman
  • Blake Marion ... 2nd Policeman
  • John Colton ... Customer
  • Allan Graf ... Dockworker # 2


1-10 The Waterfront Story

Ending sequence

  • Excellent screen chemistry between Bixby and Larken
  • The Hulk crushing a billiard ball with his hand
  • Hulk out 1: Getting in a barroom brawl and being thrown behind the bar
  • Hulk out 2:  Being placed in a cargo crate with his friend and being hoisted onto an outbound freighter, but having all the dockworkers ignore his screams for help


This is the first of eight episodes directed by Reza Badiyi.