List of Wonder Woman episodes

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This is a list of episodes for the 1970s television series Wonder Woman.

Series overview[edit]

All three seasons and the pilot have been released on DVD by Warner Home Video.[1]

Season Network Episodes Premiered: Ended: DVD set
release date
Pilot ABC 1 November 7, 1975 June 9, 2004
1 ABC 13 April 21, 1976 February 16, 1977
2 CBS 22 September 16, 1977 April 21, 1978 March 1, 2005
3 CBS 24 September 22, 1978 September 11, 1979 June 7, 2005

Also, Warner released a complete series DVD set titled "Wonder Woman - The Complete Collection" on November 6, 2007.[1]

TV-movie: 1975[edit]

Title Directed by: Written by: Original air date
The New Original Wonder Woman Leonard Horn Stanley Ralph Ross November 7, 1975 (1975-11-07)

Princess Diana (Lynda Carter) volunteers to return Steve Trevor (Lyle Waggoner) to Washington, D.C. after he crashes his airplane on Paradise Island. Upon arriving in Washington D.C., she establishes the secret identity of Diana Prince and begins working for Steve Trevor. This movie, and all of the First Season, is set in World War Two.


Note: This 90-minute made-for-television movie together with the first two hour-long episodes constituted a "mini-season," but are generally referenced as part of Season 1.

Series episodes[edit]

  • No = Overall episode number
  • Ep = Episode number by season

Season 1: 1976–77[edit]

No Ep Title Directed by: Written by: Original air date
1 1 "Wonder Woman Meets Baroness von Gunther" Barry Crane Margaret Armen April 21, 1976 (1976-04-21)

Steve is being framed for several incidents of sabotage. He suspects Baroness Paula von Gunther (Christine Belford) an imprisoned Nazi spy. The warden's son Tommy, an avid fan of detective fiction, assists Wonder Woman. Having discovered the Baronesses hideout, Wonder Woman is surprised by the Baroness. She hits Wonder Woman in the face with knock-out gas and Wonder Woman faints ! Later she recovers and after a struggle bring the Baroness to justice.


Notes: This episode is based on a plot from a 1942 comic book, in which the warden's son was fascinated with cowboys and the golden lasso, vice detective stories.[citation needed] Baroness von Gunther is one of the series' few adversaries of Wonder Woman who originated in the comic books.
2 2 "The Nazi Wonder Woman" Barry Crane Bruce Shelley,
David Ketchum
April 28, 1976 (1976-04-28)

Fausta Grables (Lynda Day George) captures Wonder Woman using chloroform and takes her to Germany to study her. Steve launches a mission to rescue her but is captured himself shortly after Wonder Woman orchestrates her own escape. Wonder Woman returns to Germany to rescue Steve and convince Fausta to abandon the Nazi cause.


Notes: Fausta Grables first appeared in Comic Cavalcade #2 Spring 1943 issue in a story entitled Wanted by Hitler, Dead or Alive.[2] This episode marks the re-introduction of the red-white-and-blue, star-spangled cape that Wonder Woman adopts throughout the series for formal occasions; it and the miniskirt had been seen when issued to her by Queen Hippolyta in the pilot movie. This is also the only time Wonder Woman wears a mask which is golden.
3 3 "Beauty on Parade" Richard Kinon Ron Friedman October 13, 1976 (1976-10-13)

Diana enters a beauty contest to expose a sabotage ring of radar scanning equipment, which is led by the pageant's musical director. Guest stars: Anne Francis and Dick Van Patten.


Note: This episode introduces the famous "thunderclap" change sequence.
4 4 "The Feminum Mystique: Part 1" Herb Wallerstein Jimmy Sangster,
Barbara Avedon,
Barbara Corday
November 6, 1976 (1976-11-06)

The American army is about to unveil their first jet fighter and the Nazis are determined to steal the plane and study it to build a jet fighter of their own. Meanwhile, Diana's younger sister Drusilla (Debra Winger) arrives from Paradise Island for a visit and gets caught up in the Nazis' plot. Kriegsmarine Captain Radl (John Saxon) also wants to find out the source of feminum, the metal used to make Wonder Woman's bracelets. He kidnaps General Blankenship, who is taking Drusilla for a drive in Washington. Drusilla discovers that she can spin into costume like her sister and turns into Wonder Girl. Wonder Girl tries to rescue the General but Captain Radl chloroforms her.


Note: this was one of Debra Winger's first acting roles. Also guest stars: Carolyn Jones as Queen Hippolyta (although she is never referred to by name). This was the only episode in the entire series that shows Wonder Woman changing back into Diana Prince, although the camera was on Drusilla's reaction rather than the transformation.
5 5 "The Feminum Mystique: Part 2" Herb Wallerstein Jimmy Sangster,
Barbara Avedon,
Barbara Corday
November 8, 1976 (1976-11-08)
Peter Knight, an engineer secretly working for the Nazis, gains Drusilla's trust and tricks her into revealing the location of Paradise Island. The Kriegsmarine U-boat's crew stage an invasion and force the Amazons to mine feminum ore. Queen Hippolyta commissions Princess Diana [dressed as Wonder Woman costume, but addressed by her proper name and/or rank] to command the Amazons' militia. Wonder Girl escapes and, as Drusilla, exposes Peter as a Nazi spy. Learning Diana has returned home, Wonder Girl dashes to the island whereupon the two princesses engineer the capture of all of the invading Germans; the Amazons' memory-wiping technology deletes the sailors' knowledge of the island before they are set adrift. Wonder Woman and Wonder Girl then return to America to prevent the theft of the jet. Guest starring Carolyn Jones as Queen Hippolyta.
6 6 "Wonder Woman vs. Gargantua" Charles R. Rondeau David Ketchum,
Tony DiMarco
December 18, 1976 (1976-12-18)

Erica Belgard (Gretchen Corbett), an animal behaviour specialist and Nazi agent, kidnaps a super-strong gorilla named Gargantua from his jungle home in order to recapture a defecting Nazi agent (John Hillerman) who is in American custody. Erica decides to use the gorilla's strength to defeat and capture Wonder Woman. Also guest stars Robert Loggia as Hans Eichler.


Note: Wonder Woman's similarly-named adversary, Giganta, was originally a super-evolved gorilla, in Wonder Woman #9 (Summer, 1944).
7 7 "The Pluto File" Herb Wallerstein Herbert Bermann December 25, 1976 (1976-12-25)
Irish terrorist "The Falcon" (Robert Reed) steals a formula designed to produce man-made earthquakes in order to level Washington, DC. Wonder Woman and the formula's inventor must work together to stop him. The Falcon is also carrying the bubonic plague and must be quarantined. Also guest stars Hayden Rorke as the top scientist.
8 8 "Last of the Two Dollar Bills" Stuart Margolin Paul Dubov,
Gwen Bagni
January 8, 1977 (1977-01-08)

Wonder Woman and Steve investigate a Nazi plot to flood the American economy with counterfeit $2 bills in order to destabilize the American war effort. The Nazis hatch a long-range plot taking several months to implement, as plastic surgery and vocal training is used to transform two Nazi agents into the bureau chief of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and his fiancée, a waitress and restaurant owner. Guest starring Barbara Anderson.


Notes: Within the series' universe, production of the $2 ceased in 1942, Major Trevor handing YN1 Prince the final note to be filed; in the real world, production continued until halted in 1966-1976. Fans of Batman will immediately recognise the prominently featured back-lot façade of the BEP as Gotham City Police headquarters.
9 9 "Judgment From Outer Space: Part 1" Alan Crosland Stephen Kandel January 15, 1977 (1977-01-15)
An alien named Andros (Tim O'Connor) arrives on Earth to study it and to convince the intergalactic council that the planet should not be destroyed because of World War II. The American government first suspects Andros of being a Nazi spy and the Nazis want to use Andros's powers for world domination. Wonder Woman and Andros must work together to prove America's intentions are peaceful, as Andros at first is not sure if either side is right (mentioning the internment of "Americans of Japanese descent" in reply to Wonder Woman's charges against the Nazi racial policies). While exploring the Library of Congress, Andros is stripped of his powers and captured by the Nazis. Wonder Woman tries to save him but faints after being hit by gas. The intergalactic council decrees that if he is killed the Earth will be destroyed.
10 10 "Judgment From Outer Space: Part 2" Alan Crosland Stephen Kandel January 17, 1977 (1977-01-17)

Wonder Woman journeys to Germany to rescue Andros. After seeing that she is prepared to sacrifice her life to save him, and when Steve Trevor demonstrates that the Allied cause is just, the aliens relent on their threat to destroy the planet. Andros invites Wonder Woman to accompany him in space, but she replies that she is needed on Earth. Andros promises to return to see her in 50 years (in 1992).


Note: Andros' son, also called Andros, is later revealed to have visited the following year, 1943, before returning in 1977.
11 11 "Formula 407" Herb Wallerstein Elroy Schwartz January 22, 1977 (1977-01-22)
Diana and Steve head to Argentina to pick up a formula from a scientist. The formula can make rubber tires as strong as steel. The Nazis want to steal the formula to use it on their truck tires. A Nazi agent who is secretly involved with the scientist's assistant directs his henchmen to kidnap both the scientist's daughter (to obtain the formula) and Steve (to take him back to Germany for interrogation). Diana, witnessing the abduction, spins into costume and tries to intervene, only to be chloroformed by the Nazis. She awakens tied up in a room with Steve. Wonder Woman and Steve break free to find the girl before the agent takes the formula back to Germany.
12 12 "The Bushwackers" Stuart Margolin Skip Webster January 29, 1977 (1977-01-29)

Wonder Woman journeys to Texas where Nazi agents are rustling cattle being raised for the American government. The cattle rancher (Roy Rogers) and his several adopted orphan kids try to assist Wonder Woman in her efforts to stop the Nazis. Wonder Woman's magic belt is stolen by the rustlers, who lock her in an abandoned jail cell, and the orphan kids retrieve her belt and come to her rescue.


Notes: Wonder Woman adopts a modest new outfit for this episode only: a long-sleeved red shirt and white calf-length trousers; retaining her boots, magic belt, golden lasso, tiara, and feminum bracelets. Hadley (Roy Rogers) addresses BG Blankenship as "Phil", the same forename as his comic book counterpart, General Phil Darnell. The Flag of Texas is flown upside at the ranch.
13 13 "Wonder Woman in Hollywood" Bruce Bilson Jimmy Sangster February 16, 1977 (1977-02-16)

Wonder Woman and Wonder Girl work together to stop a Nazi agent turned film producer from taking Steve and several other soldiers back to Germany to put them in a propaganda film that will destroy America's image as a peace-loving country. Guest starring Debra Winger, Christopher Norris, Robert Hays, Harris Yulin, and Carolyn Jones.


Notes: This episode features the final appearances of Drusilla / Wonder Girl, General Phil Blankenship (Richard Eastham), and Private Etta Candy (Beatrice Colen) in the series. They are neither seen or mentioned thereafter.

Season 2: 1977–78[edit]

No Ep Title Directed by: Written by: Original air date
14 1 "The Return of Wonder Woman" Alan Crosland Stephen Kandel September 16, 1977 (1977-09-16)

Princess Diana resumes the mantle of Wonder Woman when a plane carrying Steve Trevor (son of her former associate) lands on Paradise Island. Wonder Woman and Trevor must prevent a terrorist from stealing a nuclear power plant and destabilizing all of Latin America.


Notes: This episode was 90 minutes in its original form, but is usually edited to 60 minutes for syndication. The series moves from ABC to CBS and is updated to the 1970s. Academy Award winner Beatrice Straight guest stars as the Queen. This episode also introduces the character of Joe Atkinson (Norman Burton); like Wonder Woman / Diana, Atkinson had worked special operations during the Second World War, but is not implied to have encountered her (nor Steve Sr.) in those earlier days.
15 2 "Anschluss '77" Alan Crosland Dallas L. Barnes September 23, 1977 (1977-09-23)

Wonder Woman must stop Nazi war criminals from establishing the Fourth Reich led by a clone of Adolf Hitler.


Notes: While fans of Batman will likely not recognise it by sight, the cave in which Diana / Wonder Woman is nearly injured by a bomb served as the exterior of the Batcave; located in Bronson Canyon, the three-holed cave has served as a location for myriad films and television series since the industry moved to Los Angeles in the 1910s. The Hitler clone is played by Barry Dennen, famous for playing Pontius Pilate in the concept album, stage production, and movie version of Jesus Christ Superstar.
16 3 "The Man Who Could Move the World" Bob Kelljan Judy Burns September 30, 1977 (1977-09-30)

A Japanese American man who had been in an internment camp during World War II blames Wonder Woman for the death there of his brother. He has developed telekinetic powers and uses them to try to exact revenge on Wonder Woman.


Notes: Lew Ayres guest stars. The only episode after the first season for which WWII-period scenes were filmed. In the WWII scenes, Wonder Woman is wearing her gold bracelets instead of her silver bracelets from season one.
17 4 "The Bermuda Triangle Crisis" Seymour Robbie Calvin Clements, Jr. October 7, 1977 (1977-10-07)

Wonder Woman must decide between conflicting loyalties. If she does her duty as Diana Prince, she will put Paradise Island in danger of becoming a nuclear testing site. This is first episode with no direct references to events of World War II.


Notes: The submarine footage used is of the USOS Seaview from Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea. Wonder Woman displays the tiara's communications capability for the first time, communicating with Paradise Island via the star ruby and a mirror (similar to the mental radio of the comics); this capability was referred to by her mother, Queen Hippolyta, when re-issuing the costume to Princess Diana in the season première. She also spins up an alternate costume, a long blue wetsuit including a hood with a tiara design for the first time in this episode.
18 5 "Knockout" Seymour Robbie Mark Rodgers October 14, 1977 (1977-10-14)
After Steve Trevor gets kidnapped on a trip to Los Angeles, Diana goes to find him only to uncover a vast terrorist plot against world leaders. Jayne Kennedy, guest stars.
19 6 "The Pied Piper" Alan Crosland David Ketchum,
Tony DiMarco,
Brian McKay
October 21, 1977 (1977-10-21)
Rock star Hamlin Rule (Martin Mull) hypnotizes his groupies into robbing the box offices of his concerts. When he hypnotizes the daughter (Eve Plumb) of IADC agent Joe Atkinson, Wonder Woman intervenes to free her.
20 7 "The Queen and the Thief" Jack Arnold Bruce Shelly October 28, 1977 (1977-10-28)
Diana goes undercover at the Malakan embassy to protect the crown jewels from a notorious international jewel thief. The loss of the jewels would spell the end of the reign of the Queen of Malakar. David Hedison and Juliet Mills guest star.
21 8 "I Do, I Do" Bob Kelljan Richard Carr November 11, 1977 (1977-11-11)
Diana goes undercover with agent Christian Harrison as a married couple at a spa to investigate leaks of classified information. Diana discovers that an evil masseur is manipulating more than just spines, using his skills to entrance the wives of government officials into revealing secrets. Academy Award winner Celeste Holm guest stars.
22 9 "The Man Who Made Volcanoes" Alan Crosland Brian McKay,
Dan Ullman,
Wilton Denmark
November 18, 1977 (1977-11-18)

Diana races against teams of Soviet and Chinese agents to stop Arthur Chapman (Roddy McDowall), an evil scientist who has the ability to cause volcanoes to erupt.


Note: Another re-launch. With this episode, Bruce Lansbury becomes Supervising Producer: the animated opening credits are replaced with a more traditional montage of clips from the series; at the beginning of the episode Steve Trevor is promoted to a desk job, becoming Diana's supervisor at the IADC, as a result of which his role gradually diminishes throughout the remainder of the series; and this episode is the final appearance of Normann Burton as Joe Atkinson - his distinctive voice is then heard for several episodes as the voice of IRAC, before being replaced in "Diana's Disappearing Act".
23 10 "Mind Stealers from Outer Space: Part 1" Michael Caffey Stephen Kandel December 2, 1977 (1977-12-02)
An alien race called the Skrill come to Earth to steal the minds of humans to be sold into slavery. Andros (Dack Rambo), son of the alien visitor from the 1940s, arrives with orders to capture the Skrill. If he fails, his people will use insanity-inducement procedures upon the Earth to prevent their escape. The skrill find out Diana Prince is also Wonder Woman. They attack Diana and weaken her until Diana faints. Andros then saves her. Guest starring Vincent Van Patten, whose father Dick had appeared in a season one episode. Anne Ramsey has a cameo role.
24 11 "Mind Stealers from Outer Space: Part 2" Alan Crosland Stephen Kandel December 9, 1977 (1977-12-09)

Wonder Woman and Andros continue to battle the Skrill, who are even more dangerous now that they have deduced Wonder Woman's secret identity.


Notes: IRAC likewise first implies its knowledge of Diana alternate identity, saying as she departs, "Good night, Miss Prince ... ess." Wonder Woman reveals that this Andros had worked with her in 1943, the year after his father had done so in "Judgement From Outer Space"; and, like his father, had invited her to travel the stars with him. Andros (Jr.) implies that the elder Steve Trevor had not yet been promoted at that time, mistakenly addressing the identical Steve Jr. as "Major."
25 12 "The Deadly Toys" Dick Moder Anne Collins,
Carey Wilber
December 30, 1977 (1977-12-30)

A robot double of Wonder Woman is built by a toymaker (Frank Gorshin). When she investigates, Diana Prince is injected by a toy butterfly and faints. Later she recovers and transforms into Wonder Woman, however she is confronted by the robot and Wonder Woman is knocked unconscious.


Notes: Despite her pre-Christian pantheism, Wonder Woman scrawls a public, "Merry Christmas -- W.W." in spray paint or fake snow on a toy store window. IRAC all but admits its knowledge of Diana's secret identity to an oblivious Steve Trevor.
26 13 "Light-Fingered Lady" Alan Crosland Bruce Shelly January 6, 1978 (1978-01-06)

Diana Prince goes undercover as a burglar to infiltrate a burglary ring.


Notes: Wonder Woman appears to display another new power, telepathic communication with animals, when she convinces the guard dogs to trip the alarms. Wonder Woman's wetsuit makes its second appearance.
27 14 "Screaming Javelin" Michael Caffey Brian McKay January 20, 1978 (1978-01-20)

The ruler (Henry Gibson) of a micronation kidnaps top athletes to force them to compete for his country in the Olympics.


Notes: IRAC hints to Diana that it is aware of her dual identity. Norman Burton's final episode as the voice of IRAC. Wonder Woman demonstrates skill on the uneven bars. The episode also features Melanie Chartoff and Rick Springfield in supporting roles.
28 15 "Diana's Disappearing Act" Michael Caffey S.S. Schweitzer February 3, 1978 (1978-02-03)

Wonder Woman goes up against a magician who has discovered a way to turn lead into gold. Guest-starring Ed Begley, Jr.


Notes: The transformation sunburst and thunderclap are seen & heard without Diana / Wonder Woman herself, appearing outside of the crate in which she is trapped. Steve Trevor Jr. has a WWII-era picture of his identical father, Diana's former boss, on the window sill behind his desk.
29 16 "Death in Disguise" Michael Caffey S.S. Schweitzer February 10, 1978 (1978-02-10)

Diana is assigned to protect an industrialist from an assassination attempt.


Notes: Charles Pierce guest stars. Wonder Woman displays superhuman hearing.
30 17 "IRAC Is Missing" Alexander Singer Anne Collins February 17, 1978 (1978-02-17)

Wonder Woman takes on a man who is looking to acquire the memories of the best computers in the world and is looking at IRAC for his next addition.


Note: First appearance of Rover.
31 18 "Flight to Oblivion" Alan Crosland Patrick Mathews March 3, 1978 (1978-03-03)

Wonder Woman poses as a photographer to protect an Air Force test flight from sabotage.


Note: Diana appears in uniform for the first time since season 1, albeit posing as an Air Force staff sergeant, one grade lower than her assumed Naval rank of YN1 more than 30 years earlier; among the ribbons that she wears on her disguise is the Air Force's version of Good Conduct Medal, the Naval version of which she legitimately earned during the war.
32 19 "Seance of Terror" Dick Moder Bruce Shelly March 10, 1978 (1978-03-10)

A boy (Todd Lookinland) with astonishing psychic ability is being exploited by his aunt and uncle who have been paid to extort world leaders into continuing a bloody war.


Notes: IRAC and Rover confirm to each other and the audience that they know Diana is Wonder Woman; when Diana's access is suspended, IRAC nevertheless provides her the information she requests (albeit with a wink & a nod; e.g., "I am not authorized to tell Diana Prince that [the requested data]"), and notes to Rover after her departure that no one pulled Wonder Woman's clearance.
33 20 "The Man Who Wouldn't Tell" Alan Crosland Anne Collins March 31, 1978 (1978-03-31)
A janitor (Gary Burghoff) accidentally mixes cleaning supplies and creates a powerful explosive. Wonder Woman must protect him from evil-doers who are after the secret formula. Philip Michael Thomas also appears in the episode.
34 21 "The Girl from Ilandia" Dick Moder Anne Collins April 7, 1978 (1978-04-07)
A mysterious girl (Julie Anne Haddock) with super powers appears and Wonder Woman must not only find a way to get her home but also protect her from a villain (Allan Arbus) who lives at sea.
35 22 "The Murderous Missile" Dick Moder Dick Nelson April 21, 1978 (1978-04-21)

Bad guys impersonate the entire populace of a small town as part of a plot to steal a missile that can be guided by thought. When Wonder Woman finds the gang, she is gassed and faints, being taken prisoner.


Notes: Wonder Woman spins up another alternate costume, a motocross outfit. It is largely the same as her wetsuit, with the addition of a gold star-spangled crash helmet and large black goggles. She displays advanced gymnastics skills by jumping into the rafters to swing as if on uneven bars to distract and defeat her opponents.

Season 3: 1978–79[edit]

No Ep Title Directed by: Written by: Original air date
36 1 "My Teenage Idol is Missing" Seymour Robbie Anne Collins September 22, 1978 (1978-09-22)

A teenage boy, who is a pop star, is kidnapped and no one but Diana believes the only witness, a young girl (Dawn Lyn) fan. The star's manager discovers and substitutes his long-lost identical twin brother to perform a concert, while Wonder Woman rescues the pop star. Leif Garrett guest stars in a dual role. Wonder Woman's cape as well as her motorcross helmet with goggles make an appearance.


Note: Lynda Carter recorded a commentary for this episode, included on the Season 3 DVD release. Dawn Lyn and Leif Garrett are brother and sister in real life. Wonder Woman wears a golden helmet and goggles for the first time in this episode.
37 2 "Hot Wheels" Dick Moder Dennis Landa September 29, 1978 (1978-09-29)
In order to recover a microfilm hidden in the hood ornament of a stolen car, Diana Prince teams up with an agent (Peter Brown) from another law enforcement agency to hunt down the car thief. However she is captured, bound and gagged.
38 3 "The Deadly Sting" Alan Crosland Dick Nelson October 6, 1978 (1978-10-06)

College football players are being manipulated into throwing their games and Wonder Woman must figure out who is behind the evil plot.


Note: Footage of a Notre Dame vs. Texas game and a Notre Dame vs. Southern California game were used in the episode. Ron Ely, Craig T. Nelson, Roman Gabriel and Deacon Jones guest star.
39 4 "The Fine Art of Crime" Dick Moder Anne Collins October 13, 1978 (1978-10-13)

Wonder Woman investigates a series of robberies that lead her to a faux artist (Roddy McDowall) who uses a device to turn people into living statues to help him commit his crimes. Wonder Woman falls into a trap, is turned into a statue and is exhibited at a museum.


Notes: Ed Begley, Jr. returns for another guest appearance. Gavin MacLeod also guest stars.
40 5 "Disco Devil" Leslie H. Martinson Alan Brennert October 20, 1978 (1978-10-20)

A telepathic disco dancer is using his powers to steal information from government scientists visiting a Washington D.C. hot spot. Diana must enlist the aid of a second telepath to foil the scheme.


Notes: Features Wolfman Jack guest starring as the disco's DJ.
41 6 "Formicida" Alan Crosland Katharyn Michaelian Powers November 3, 1978 (1978-11-03)

An environmentalist chemist (Lorene Yarnell) is determined to stop a pesticide manufacturer from marketing its latest formula. She creates a formula that gives her superhuman strength and the ability to control ants. Wonder Woman must stop her before she causes a disaster that will release clouds of toxic gas over the city.


Notes: Yarnell and fellow guest star Robert Shields are the mime team Shields and Yarnell. Robert Alda also guest stars. This is the only episode without any on-screen transformations from Diana to Wonder Woman.
42 7 "Time Bomb" Seymour Robbie David Wise,
Kathleen Barnes
November 10, 1978 (1978-11-10)

An unethical scientist (Joan Van Ark) threatens to destroy history when she travels back in time from the 22nd Century (the year 2155) with plans to accumulate great wealth in the 20th. Her fellow scientist (Ted Shackelford) teams with Wonder Woman to save the timeline.


Notes: Van Ark and Shackelford would later star together on Knots Landing. This episode included special effects footage from the British science fiction series Space: 1999.
43 8 "Skateboard Wiz" Leslie H. Martinson Alan Brennert November 24, 1978 (1978-11-24)

A teenage skateboarder is manipulated into helping an extortionist win at illegal gambling. Eric Braeden guest star.


Notes: Wonder Woman spins up an alternate costume, a skateboarding outfit complete with knee and elbow pads and a helmet with a tiara design.
44 9 "The Deadly Dolphin" Sigmund Neufeld Jr. Jackson Gillis December 1, 1978 (1978-12-01)
Wonder Woman shows off her ability to communicate with animals and displays another new power, generating unknown energy bursts which she uses to scare off sharks. Wonder Women's wet suit is used including red swim fins.
45 10 "Stolen Faces" Leslie H. Martinson Richard Carr,
Anne Collins
December 15, 1978 (1978-12-15)

A woman dressed as Wonder Woman ends up in the hospital after wearing her costume in public. After a failed attempt on the impostor's life, Diana beefs up security, which causes them to catch a friend who reveals that the fake Wonder Woman is a model. Her modeling agency is up to no good and hire yet another girl to be Wonder Woman. Diana must stop their plans to steal millions from the rich.


Notes: Guest stars Joseph Maher.
46 11 "Pot of Gold" Gordon Hessler Michael McGreevey December 22, 1978 (1978-12-22)
Diana travels to England to try to intercept counterfeit printing plates for $100 bills but fails. Meanwhile, a small-time crook is stealing gold to buy the plates and hits upon an unlikely source – a leprechaun's pot of gold. Wonder Woman and Pat the leprechaun team up to track the plates and retrieve Pat's gold.
47 12 "Gault's Brain" Gordon Hessler Arthur Weingarten December 29, 1978 (1978-12-29)
A billionaire (John Carradine) tries to regain his health and youth, keeping his brain alive after his death. Wonder Woman must prevent him from having his brain transplanted into the body of a young Olympic hopeful. Wonder Woman's blue wetsuit makes an appearance.
48 13 "Going, Going, Gone" Alan Crosland Anne Collins,
Patrick Mathews
January 12, 1979 (1979-01-12)
Diana attempts to infiltrate a criminal auction aboard an offshore sub. Can she do so without having her true identity discovered by the others in attendance? Blue wetsuit is used.
49 14 "Spaced Out" Ivan Dixon Bill Taylor January 26, 1979 (1979-01-26)

The race is on to find a hidden laser crystal at a science fiction convention.


Notes: Robby the Robot makes an appearance.
50 15 "The Starships are Coming" Alan Crosland Glen Olson,
Rod Baker,
Anne Collins
February 2, 1979 (1979-02-02)

Wonder Woman must find out the truth behind a supposed alien landing before serious consequences occur as a result.


Note: Tim O'Connor, who guest starred in two first season episodes as the extraterrestrial Andros, returns ironically as an Air Force expert on UFOs.
51 16 "Amazon Hot Wax" Ray Austin Alan Brennert February 16, 1979 (1979-02-16)

Going undercover to stop extortionists in the record industry gives Diana a chance to show off her vocal abilities.


Notes: Lynda Carter performs songs from her debut album Portrait. Judge Reinhold, Sarah Purcell and Rick Springfield guest star.
52 17 "The Richest Man in the World" Don McDougall Jackson Gillis,
Anne Collins
February 19, 1979 (1979-02-19)
Diana must find a reclusive millionaire who is the only one who can help her with a secret device that scrambles missile-guidance systems.
53 18 "A Date with Doomsday" Curtis Harrington Roland Starke,
Dennis Landa
March 10, 1979 (1979-03-10)
A computer-dating service is the unexpected hiding place for a deadly virus that was stolen from a government laboratory. Diana goes undercover to infiltrate.
54 19 "The Girl With a Gift for Disaster" Alan Crosland Alan Brennert March 17, 1979 (1979-03-17)
A young woman with the bizarre jinx-like power to cause accidents around her is exploited by her boyfriend to cover up his criminal activities.
55 20 "The Boy Who Knew Her Secret: Part 1" Leslie H. Martinson Anne Collins May 28, 1979 (1979-05-28)
Diana travels to a small town where hundreds of people have begun acting strangely under the apparent influence of pyramids from outer space. Skip (Clark Brandon), a boy trying to help Diana with her investigation, discovers that Diana Prince is Wonder Woman.
56 21 "The Boy Who Knew Her Secret: Part 2" Leslie H. Martinson Anne Collins May 29, 1979 (1979-05-29)

A teenage boy has discovered Wonder Woman's secret identity after she has come to investigate strange happenings in his town. However, things are not what they appear as the aliens taking over the local citizens are actually hunting down a galactic terror. Wonder Woman uses her magic lasso to make Skip forget her secret but he rediscovers the fact later when he listens to his recorded memos to himself.


Notes: Dialogue in this episode sets up Diana's move to Los Angeles.
57 22 "The Man Who Could Not Die" John Newland Anne Collins August 28, 1979 (1979-08-28)

On her first day in Los Angeles, Diana encounters an indestructible chimpanzee. This leads her to a scientist who through a combination of chemicals and radiation has also made a man, Bryce Candall, indestructible. Bryce and Wonder Woman join forces to foil the scientist's plan to create an army of indestructible men to take over the country.


Notes: Wonder Woman again exhibits superhuman hearing. In this episode, the final one in production order, Diana Prince relocates permanently to Los Angeles. Steve Trevor does not appear, and would have been permanently written-out if the show had continued for a 4th season. This was the last episode to be produced for the series, but was shown out of sequence.
58 23 "The Phantom of the Roller Coaster: Part 1" John Newland Anne Collins September 4, 1979 (1979-09-04)

Searching for the leader of a foreign spy ring, Wonder Woman goes to a Washington amusement park where she encounters a disfigured veteran who lives under the roller coaster and "haunts" the park as its "phantom." Ike Eisenmann guest stars as an orphan boy.


Notes: This episode and its second part were aired out of sequence within the series and should have come before the preceding episode, "The Man Who Could Not Die", in which Diana had relocated to Los Angeles permanently. In this story, however, she is still working in Washington D.C. with Steve Trevor. She also spins up an alternate costume, a blue jumpsuit and gold motorcycle helmet.
59 24 "The Phantom of the Roller Coaster: Part 2" John Newland Anne Collins September 11, 1979 (1979-09-11)

See Part 1, above.


Notes: This was the final episode. After this series ended, Lynda Carter focused more on her singing career and began appearing in Maybelline cosmetics as its beauty and fashion director throughout the 1980s. She also starred in television movies without reprising the role of Wonder Woman and her secret identity, Diana Prince. Unlike Superman, there was no live action theatrical film including Wonder Woman's origin. It appeared in one episode of the animated series Challenge of the Super Friends.

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  1. ^ a b DVD release info at TVShowsOnDVD.com
  2. ^ Schönfeld, Christiane (2007). Processes of Transposition: German Literature and Film. Rodopi. p. 36. ISBN 90-420-2284-1.