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The Magician (1973)

The Magician (1973)


Anthony Blake (Bill Bixby) was unjustly imprisoned in a South American country. Mastering the art of escapology, he and his cellmate managed to escape. However, his cellmate died afterward and left Blake a fortune. Putting his escape artist skills to use as a magician, Blake vowed to help others who were as helpless as he had been. Initially he traveled in a private jet piloted by good friend Jerry Anderson (Jim Watkins). Helping him in his crime-fighting was columnist Max Pomeroy (Keene Curtis), and Max's brilliant son Dennis (Todd Crespi). Later in the season, Blake abandoned the jet and took up residence in the Magic Castle. Max, Jerry, and Dennis were written out of the series, and Blake's new sidekick was club manager Dominick (Joe Sirola). The show lasted only one season, but gained a cult following and X-Files creator Chris Carter has cited it as one of his favorite TV shows when growing up. The show was also known for the fact that Bill Bixby performed all of his own magic (except in the pilot), with no trick photography of any kind, and that famous magician Mark Wilson was a technical advisor and Bixby's teacher.
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Episode Info

Final: 1x21 -- The Illusion of the Evil Spikes (Apr/15/1974)



Cast
Bill Bixby
As Anthony Blake
Keene Curtis
As Max Pomeroy
Julian D. Christopher
As Jerry Anderson
Todd Crespi
As Dennis Pomeroy
Joseph Sirola
As Dominick
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Warning: The Magician (1973) guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: NBC ( USA)
Airs: Tuesdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: October 02, 1973
Ended: April 15, 1974
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