The Best Episodes of The Six Million Dollar Man

#1 - Dead Ringer 8.67

Season 5 - Episode 18

Steve's brush with death is followed by visions that may be the work of a spirit.

Directors: Arnold Laven, Charles Mitchell, Robert I. Holt

#2 - Bigfoot V 8.44

Season 5 - Episode 5

Steve thought Bigfoot had returned to space. But when Bigfoot is seen and photographed by an anthropologist, Steve travels to her camp to investigate.

Directors: Rod Holcomb

#3 - Return of the Deathprobe (2) 8.29

Season 5 - Episode 15

When all physical assaults fail against the new Venus probe, Steve succeeds in tricking it into falling into a pit. However, when it starts drilling towards a city, Steve has a bigger problem than before.

Directors: Tom Connors III

#4 - The Lost Island 8.00

Season 5 - Episode 16

While searching for a fallen satellite in the Pacific, Steve rescues a drowning victim who turns out to be an alien. She offers to help him acquire the satellite, which has landed on her race's invisible island. However, many of the island's populace in fear of a revolution, yet are unable to leave due to a lack of an immune system to Earth illnesses. Steve must get an experimental serum for her before she will help him.

Directors: Cliff Bole, Lou Shaw

#5 - Nuclear Alert 7.90

Season 2 - Episode 1

Steve must stop a group of government conspirators who have assembled an atomic bomb from stolen parts.

Directors: Jerry London

#6 - The Pioneers

Season 2 - Episode 2

While experimenting with a serum that aids in the awakening from a cryogenic sleep, scientist David Tate is accidentally injected with too much serum. When the space capsule in which he was experimenting crashes, he begins terrorizing the countryside and Steve must hunt him down.

Directors: Christian I. Nyby II, Katey Barrett

#7 - The Ghostly Teletype

Season 4 - Episode 23

Steve is framed for espionage when the writing on research papers for a special formula disappear before his very eyes. Seeking to prove himself, he runs afoul of a pair of twins seeking a cure for their rapid-aging disease, and the formula can provide them with what they need.

Directors: Tom Connors III

#8 - Deadly Countdown (1)

Season 5 - Episode 3

Steve is on a mission involving a test satellite. But Steve becomes a target when the satellite is needed to gain control of a missile to be sold to a foreign power.

Directors: Cliff Bole

#9 - To Catch the Eagle

Season 4 - Episode 22

A crooked Indian medicine man kidnaps two OSI scientists to protect his plan to sell radioactive ore, and Steve is sent to recover them.

Directors: Phil Bondelli, Peter R. Brooke

#10 - Steve Austin, Fugitive

Season 2 - Episode 22

Steve is arrested when an assassin he helped send to prison seeks revenge by framing him for murder. Steve escapes from the police and must find the assassin before the police find him.

Directors: Russ Mayberry, Wilton Denmark, William Gordon, James Doherty

#11 - The Moving Mountain

Season 5 - Episode 21

A terrorist steals a Russian rocket launcher and American missilse and plans to hold both countries hostage. Steve is sent along with a beautiful Russian agent to stop the terrorist, but his opposite number has orders to dispose of him and bring back the missiles to her superiors.

Directors: Don McDougall

#12 - Date With Danger (2) 7.88

Season 5 - Episode 20

Steve teams with the owner of the computer dating service to put a stop to her now-sentient computer. After escaping a computer-arranged assassination, Steve finds himself in a mental facility after his medical records are altered. While the computer attempts to have everyone who knows about it killed, Steve must find a way to escape and stop the computer before it's too late.

Directors: Rod Holcomb, Wilton Schiller

#13 - The Privacy of the Mind

Season 4 - Episode 21

Steve is sent to impersonate an eccentric scientist who is recruited by the Russians. He discovers they are working on a project involving a mind-reading computer, but time is running out on how long he can maintain the impersonation.

Directors: James Lydon

#14 - The Wolf Boy

Season 3 - Episode 5

Kuroda and Steve are reunited when Kuroda asks Steve to help him investigate reports about a boy living with wolves.

Directors: Jerry London

#15 - The Golden Pharaoh

Season 3 - Episode 20

Steve enlists the aid of a larcenous beauty to help him retrieve a priceless statue.

Directors: Cliff Bole

#16 - Population: Zero

Season 1 - Episode 1

When Steve and Oscar investigate the death of the entire population of a small town, they are contacted by a scientist, once employed by the government, who is set on revenge for past grievances. Steve must stop him when he demands $10 million dollars or he will kill another town.


#17 - Straight on 'til Morning

Season 2 - Episode 6

When an alien ship crashes, there is only one survivor. Steve helps the alien return to her mother ship, while the sheriff tries to capture her.

Directors: Lawrence Doheny

#18 - Eyewitness to Murder

Season 1 - Episode 7

When a failed attempt is made on the life of grand jury witness in a mob case, Steve must protect the witness from an inevitable 2nd attempt.


#19 - The Return of the Bionic Woman (1)

Season 3 - Episode 1

Steve's bionic leg is damaged during a mission and must have it repaired. While semi-conscious and on his way into surgery he sees Jaime. Steve learns that Jaime did not die as he was led to believe, but was kept alive with cryogenic techniques by one of Rudy's assitants, Michael Marchetti. Jaime has just awakened from the cryogenic coma and suffers from memory loss resulting from mild brain damage.

Directors: Richard Moder

#20 - The Bionic Woman (1)

Season 2 - Episode 19

When Steve returns to his hometown, he runs into Jaime Sommers, his former girlfriend. The romance is rekindled and they quickly get enganged. While the two are skydiving, Jaime's parachute gets tangled and has a near fatal accident. To help save her life and another chance at a normal life, Steve pleads with Oscar to let Rudy operate on her and give her bionics.

Directors: Dick Moder

#21 - The Deadly Test

Season 3 - Episode 6

A Middle Eastern country's attempt to bring down the plane of a neighboring country's prince fails, killing one of their own instead. Steve is sent to both prevent further attacks on the prince's life and stop the two countries from from waging on each other.

Directors: Christian I. Nyby II

#22 - Kill Oscar (Part 2)

Season 4 - Episode 7

Jaime lies near death after being attacked by two Fembots. Meanwhile, Steve locates the compound where Oscar is being held and attempts to rescue him.

Directors: Barry Crane, Arthur Rowe, Oliver Crawford

#23 - The Secret of Bigfoot (2)

Season 3 - Episode 19

An earthquake device imperils Steve and his captors from outer space.


#24 - The Deadly Replay

Season 2 - Episode 8

Steve attempts to re-test the experimental plane that caused his near fatal accident. When suspicious things begin happening, Oscar reveals to Steve that his first crash might not have been an accident. Steve chooses to proceed with the experiments hoping to lure the saboteurs into the open.

Directors: Christian I. Nyby II

#25 - Dr. Wells is Missing

Season 1 - Episode 9

When a group of international criminals kidnap Dr. Rudy Wells in order to force him to build them a bionic man, Steve is sent to find and rescue him.

Directors: Virgil Vogel