The Best Episodes of The Six Million Dollar Man

Last Updated: Feb 7, 2019

"Steve Austin, astronaut, a man barely alive. Gentlemen, we can rebuild him, we have the technology. We have the capability to make the worlds first Bionic man. Steve Austin will be that man. Better than he was before. Better. Stronger. Faster." Follow the adventures of Steve Austin, cybernetically enhanced astronaut turned secret agent, employed by the OSI, under the command of Oscar Goldman and supervised by the scientist who created his cybernetics, Rudy Wells. Steve uses the superior strength and speed provided by his bionic arm and legs, and the enhanced vision provided by his artificial eye, to fight enemy agents, aliens, mad scientists, and a wide variety of other villains

The Bionic Woman (2)

#1 - The Bionic Woman (2)

Season 2 - Episode 20

With Jaime adjusting to her bionics, Oscar wants to use Jaime to infiltrate a counterfit ring and steal the counterfit plates lock in their vault. Steve is adamantly opposed, but Jaime's bionic hearing is the only way to successfully open it the vault. Jaime's body seems to be rejecting her bionics, but does not tell anyone. After the mission the rejection worsens and leads her to run aimlessly. Steve tracts her down and brings her to Rudy, but there is nothing he can do and Jaime dies.

star 8.38
13 votes
Directors: Dick Moder
Writers: Kenneth Johnson
Welcome Home, Jaime (2)

#2 - Welcome Home, Jaime (2)

Season 3 - Episode 16

After going through another operation, Jaime Sommer's memories are slowly resurfacing. Now she is ready to move back to Ojai and live near her foster parents, Jim & Helen Elgin. Oscar Goldman arranges a job for her as a teacher at the Ventura Air Force base school but Jaime also insists on taking on missions of the OSI.

star 8.38
16 votes
Directors: Alan Crosland
Writers: Kenneth Johnson
The Return of the Bionic Woman (2)

#3 - The Return of the Bionic Woman (2)

Season 3 - Episode 2

In an attempt to restore Jaime's memory, he takes back to their hometown of Ojai. She again begins to have violent headaches. Oscar sends Steve and Jaime on a mission hoping to give Jaime some relief. The mission fails because of Jaime's condition and they return to Washington. Steve ultimately concludes that it is he who is causing Jaime's headaches and suggests Jaime be moved away from him to Rudy's Colorado Springs facility so she can fully recover.

star 8.33
21 votes
Directors: Richard Moder
Writers: Kenneth Johnson
The Wolf Boy

#4 - 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.

star 8.32
19 votes
Directors: Jerry London
Writers: Judy Burns
The Secret of Bigfoot (1)

#5 - The Secret of Bigfoot (1)

Season 3 - Episode 18

While helping set up an earthquake warning system Steve encounters a towering monster--and its mysterious masters.

star 8.30
37 votes
Directors: Alan Crosland
Writers: Kenneth Johnson
Return of the Deathprobe (2)

#6 - Return of the Deathprobe (2)

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.

star 8.22
18 votes
Writers: Howard Dimsdale
Kill Oscar (Part 2)

#7 - 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.

star 8.22
18 votes
Writers: William T. Zacha
The Cross-Country Kidnap

#8 - The Cross-Country Kidnap

Season 2 - Episode 12

Steve is assigned to protect Liza Leitman, an equestrian trying to make the olympic team; also the creator of the cryptography code that links computers and secret communications world-wide.

star 8.18
17 votes
Writers: Ray Brenner, Stephen Kandel
Sharks (2)

#9 - Sharks (2)

Season 5 - Episode 2

A nuclear submarine is commandeered for the purpose of piracy and extortion. Steve investigates and is captured. To escape he must eluded trained sharks.

star 8.14
14 votes
Writers: Fred Freiberger
The Seven Million Dollar Man

#10 - The Seven Million Dollar Man

Season 2 - Episode 5

When Steve discovers that another bionic man exists, he is assigned to help him adjust to his bionics.

star 8.13
30 votes
Directors: Dick Moder
Writers: Peter Allan Fields
Deadly Countdown (1)

#11 - 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.

star 8.13
16 votes
Directors: Cliff Bole
Writers: Gregory S. Dinallo
The Bionic Boy

#12 - The Bionic Boy

Season 4 - Episode 8

Rudy develops a new form of bionics that can restore mobility to people who has been paralyzed. Andy Sheffield, who was paralyzed from the waist down in a previous accident, is selected as a prime candidate to test Rudy's new work and try to restore his ability to walk again.

star 8.11
19 votes
Writers: Tom Greene
Bigfoot V

#13 - Bigfoot V

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.

star 8.08
26 votes
Directors: Rod Holcomb
Writers: Gregory S. Dinallo
The Secret of Bigfoot (2)

#14 - The Secret of Bigfoot (2)

Season 3 - Episode 19

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

star 8.07
29 votes
Divided Loyalty

#15 - Divided Loyalty

Season 3 - Episode 12

When a scientist who defected to Russia for love wants to return to the United States, Steve is assigned to bring him back. Knowing only life in Russia, the scientist's son is hesitant to join, and by the time Steve convinces him to come along, the Russians learn of their plan and block their escape route, forcing a more dangerous alternative to be used.

star 8.06
17 votes
Directors: Alan Crosland
Writers: Jim Carlson, Terry McDonnell
Return of the Robot Maker

#16 - Return of the Robot Maker

Season 2 - Episode 15

Doctor Dolenz returns and kidnaps Oscar, replacing him with a look-a-like robot in an attempt to steal the formula for a new energy source.

star 8.05
22 votes
Writers: Mark Frost (I)
The Bionic Criminal

#17 - The Bionic Criminal

Season 3 - Episode 9

Barney Miller, the seven million dollar man, is reactivated. Having apparently recovered, he's eager to resume auto racing. However, when the team owner won't let him race, Barney attacks the man and mistakenly believes he's killed him. Barney has a mental break from the stress and goes on crime spree, and Steve must track him down.

star 8.05
22 votes
Writers: Richard Carr
The Moving Mountain

#18 - 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.

star 8.00
17 votes
Directors: Don McDougall
Writers: Stephen Kandel
Taneha

#19 - Taneha

Season 2 - Episode 16

The last known golden cougar is on the verge of being hunted down by local ranchers trying to stop their livestock from being killed. Steve's friend and local ranger asks him for help to save the cougar from extinction.

star 8.00
15 votes
Directors: Earl Bellamy
Writers: Margaret Armen
The Return of Bigfoot (2)

#20 - The Return of Bigfoot (2)

Season 4 - Episode 2

In her efforts to save Steve's life, Jamie is confronted by Bigfoot.

star 8.00
25 votes
Dead Ringer

#21 - Dead Ringer

Season 5 - Episode 18

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

star 8.00
17 votes
Writers: Robert I. Holt
The Madonna Caper

#22 - The Madonna Caper

Season 5 - Episode 17

While Steve helps a countess retrieve a microdot with important information hidden on a painting in a museum, she helps herself to a masterpiece and replaces it with a forgery. Oscar sends Steve to retrieve the painting from its buyer before a visiting art expert causes embarrassment by discovering the counterfeit currently on display.

star 8.00
17 votes
Writers: Gregory S. Dinallo
Walk a Deadly Wing

#23 - Walk a Deadly Wing

Season 5 - Episode 12

Steve is assigned to gain the confidence of a scientist who has developed a weapon to capture soldiers non-violently, but refuses to hand over the plans to anyone for fear it could cause drastic results if used on a pilot in flight. As Steve begins to become his friend and acquire the weapon, the Russians inform the scientist they are holding his wife hostage and demand the device in trade for her safe return.

star 8.00
14 votes
Writers: Terrence McDonnell, Jim Carlson
The Lost Island

#24 - The Lost Island

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.

star 7.95
20 votes
Writers: Mel Goldberg
Sharks (1)

#25 - Sharks (1)

Season 5 - Episode 1

Steve is captured while investigating the unusual power failure of a nuclear submarine.

star 7.94
17 votes
Directors: Alan J. Levi
Writers: Arthur Weingarten