Bill Bixby plays Doctor David Banner, a scientist who is traumatized by the tragic car accident that killed his beloved wife Laura. Haunted by his inability to save her, Banner studies incidents of people who, while in danger, summon superhuman strength in order to save their threatened loved ones. In a lab mishap, he exposes himself to a massive dose of gamma rays and whenever he gets upset he turns into Lou Ferigno, eats Gorgonzola cheese and covers himself in green paint.
Two stories — one on a homeless family, and one on a politician — take unexpected turns. Season One, Episode 13 of the Lou Grant show, starring Ed Asner. This was a spinoff of the Mary Tyler Moore show.
Mary’s elaborate holiday plans are cancelled when she learns she must work on Christmas Day.
s the Emerson family moves from New England to the southwest, they miss the Christmas they had back home. Judy, the young daughter, becomes determined to prove that Santa is real and sets a trap to capture him. Upon his successful capture, the police arrest this “stranger”.