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Season 5

81 :05x01 - Sharks (1)

Sep/11/1977
Sent to investigate a problem aboard a nuclear submarine, Steve finds himself beset by vicious sharks. He evades them and reaches the safety of the submarine, only discover that his problems have gotten worse: Morgan Grayland, a rogue Naval officer, has captured the vessel and intends to become a pirate! And since the sharks obey Grayland, Steve will have to find a way past them to defeat the madman.
Guest Stars: John de Lancie as Unknown | Pamela Hensley as Cynthia Grayland | Gregory Walcott as Alex Parker | William Sylvester (1) as Admiral Prescott | Stephen Elliott (1) as Morgan Grayland | Josh Taylor as Unknown | Marc Alaimo as Williams | Gene D. Jackson as Walker | Frank Whiteman as Arnold Cane | Kopi Sotiropulos as Seaman | David Mark Glicker as Steersman | Tim Haldeman as Hydraphone Operator
Director: Alan J. Levi

82 :05x02 - Sharks (2)

Sep/18/1977
Admiral Prescott, aware his nuclear sub has fallen into criminal hands, sends a fleet of ships to destroy it. On board, the would-be pirates squabble over control, and the winner, a man named Parker, informs the Navy that he will destroy Charleston, S.C. if Prescott does not withdraw his fleet. Unwilling to risk a nuclear attack by his own ship, Prescott leaves Steve to find his own way out of this mess!
Guest Stars: John de Lancie as Unknown | Pamela Hensley as Cynthia Grayland | Gregory Walcott as Alex Parker | William Sylvester (1) as Admiral Prescott | Stephen Elliott (1) as Morgan Grayland | Marc Alaimo as Williams | Larry Delaney as Ed | Michael Horsley as Radioman | Tim Haldeman as Hydraphone Operator
Director: Alan J. Levi

83 :05x03 - Deadly Countdown (1)

Sep/25/1977
Oscar sends Steve to Kennedy Space Center to assist with the link-up of two satellites. These operations interfere with the criminal plans of Gordon Shanks, who intends to steal part of the United States' newest missile defense system, so he sends an assassin to kill Steve Austin.
Guest Stars: Mills Watson as Edgar Webster | Lloyd Bochner as Gordon Shanks | Jenny Agutter as Dr Leah Russell | Philip Abbott as Dave | Crofton Hardester as Julian Richman | Sherry Hursey as Melissa McGrath | Martin Caidin as G.H. Beck | William Scherer as Ed Pierce | David Morick as Security Guard
Director: Cliff Bole

84 :05x04 - Deadly Countdown (2)

Oct/02/1977
Gordon Shanks's assassin has failed, so he must devise a new plan. And he does: he kidnaps Melissa McGrath, daughter of Kennedy mission director Dave McGrath, so that he can pressure McGrath to sabotage the mission and murder Steve. But Steve foils the plan and McGrath confesses - and Steve vows to recover Melissa and end Shanks's ambitions for good.
Guest Stars: Mills Watson as Edgar Webster | Lloyd Bochner as Gordon Shanks | Jenny Agutter as Dr Leah Russell | Philip Abbott as Dave | Sherry Hursey as Melissa McGrath | Martin Caidin as G.H. Beck | Larry Duran as Montez
Director: Cliff Bole

85 :05x05 - Bigfoot V

Oct/09/1977
An eager anthropologist comes by the location of Bigfoot, the animal brought to the Earth by aliens. Bigfoot is awakened from his hibernation and causes havoc. Oscar assigns Steve and Rudy to catch him. When they grab him he's numb by having fallen into an icy river and Rudy analyzes him and finds the creature is undergoing an amazing transformation.
Guest Stars: Katherine De Hetre as Hope Langston | Ted Cassidy as Bigfoot | Geoffrey Lewis as Charlie Wynn | Tony Young as Jason O'Neal | Regis Cordic as Space Explorer | S. Newton Anderson as Higbee
Director: Rod Holcomb

86 :05x06 - Killer Wind

Oct/16/1977
A mechanical fault leaves a group of students stuck in a mountain tramway, directly in the path of a cyclone. Steve and two other people go to their rescue, but one of them isn't what he seems. On the run from the authorities, Nash betrays Steve and leaves him unconscious in a ditch with time running out.
Guest Stars: James McEachin as Garth | Adam Roarke as Nash | Sheila Wills as Rhonda | Fred J. Gordon as Falco | Madelyn Cain as Jane | Jim Raymond as Tram Operator | Sylvia Walden as Doctor Harriet | Troy Goudlock as Gary | Glen Demlinger as Tony | Brian Scott as Andrew | Connie Ann Hearn as Anna Lee | Wina Sturgeon as Newswoman
Director: Dick Moder

87 :05x07 - Rollback

Oct/30/1977
Rand Hendricks, owner of the roller derby Rockets is also a spy. He intends to sell O.S.I. secrets for $10,000,000, so Steve goes undercover as a member of the team to stop him. But Hendricks learns who Steve is, and sends him on a wild goose chase, leaving the critical data unprotected.
Guest Stars: Robert Loggia as Rand Hendricks | Suzanne Charney as Maureen Wright | Rick Springfield as Niles | Paul D'Amato as Brady | Trent Dolan as Jacobs | Russ Grieve as Comets Coach | Gail Bonney as Society Matron | Ron Ellis as Parking Attendant
Director: Don McDougall

88 :05x08 - Dark Side of the Moon (1)

Nov/06/1977
Chances in the lunar orbit cause big problems on Earth. Sent to investigate, Steve quickly learns that scientist Charles Leith has left the asteroid where mission control believes him to be and gone to the moon, where he has altered its orbit!
Guest Stars: Simone Griffeth as Bess Fowler* | Skip Homeier as Ted Harmon | Jack Colvin as Doctor Charles Leith | Quinn Redeker as Frank Tracey | Bob Neill as Eric | Walter Brooke as Dr. Tellman | Rick Richards as Air Policeman
Director: Cliff Bole

89 :05x09 - Dark Side of the Moon (2)

Nov/13/1977
Steve arrives on the moon, but Leith and his henchman capture the agent, and force him to help them mine a new energy source they call dilanthium. If Steve refuses to help them, they'll use nuclear devices that will further alter the Earth's orbit, causing more havoc!
Guest Stars: Simone Griffeth as Bess Fowler* | Jenny Agutter as Dr Leah Russell | Philip Abbott as Dave | Mills Watson as Edgar Webster* | Lloyd Bochner as Gordon Shanks | Sherry Hursey as Melissa McGrath | Martin Caidin as G.H. Beck | Larry Duran as Montez | James Ingersoll as Hal | Jack Colvin as Doctor Charles Leith | Bob Neill as Eric | Quinn Redeker as Frank Tracey
Director: Cliff Bole

90 :05x10 - Target: Steve Austin

Nov/27/1977
After criminals penetrate O.S.I. in search of atomic secrets, Oscar pairs Steve with Joan and gives them a cover as newlyweds exploring the country in an R.V. that contains special equipment including an advanced power source. Unfortunately for them, the criminals have pierced their cover and intend to turn the tables on them and steal their special vehicle.
Guest Stars: Ian Abercrombie as 2nd Man in Van | Lynette Mettey as Joan 1/Joan 2 | Quinn Redeker as Frank Tracey | Curt Lowens as Hellerman | Carl Reindel as Jensen | Paula Victor as Jessica | Boris Aplon as Alfred | Larry Levine as Van Driver

91 :05x11 - The Cheshire Project

Dec/18/1977
Jenny Fraser disappears while piloting a plane equipped with a new form of anti-radar stealth technology. Steve has a personal interest in this one; he was seeing Jenny socially. Soon enough, he learns that an engineer might have given information about the plane to Wilfred Damien, a man known for selling military secrets to the highest bidder.
Guest Stars: Robert Hogan as Hal | Suzanne Somers as Jenny Fraser | John Larch as Vail | Stanley Waxman as Wilfred Damien | Barry Cahill as General Meyers | Jim Begg as Arthur | Fred Lerner as Blake | Terry Leonard as Stoner
Director: Dick Moder

92 :05x12 - Walk a Deadly Wing

Jan/01/1978
Steve must win the trust of an exiled Russian scientist, Viktor Cheraskin, who has invented a device to catch soldiers without injuring them. The man is hiding with an air show crew. Just when he has approached Victor, Russian agent Edmund Dmitri contracts Victor with the news that he has the scientist's wife and will kill her unless Victor hands over the schematics.
Guest Stars: John Devlin as Edmund Dimitri | Eric Braeden as Viktor Cheraskin | Lanna Saunders as Vera Cheraskin | Steve Eastin as Ritter | Eddie Fontaine as Frank Sullivan | Thomas Babson as 1st Character | Craig Rossler as 2nd Character

93 :05x13 - Just a Matter of Time

Jan/08/1978
Somehow, a routine orbital test hurls Steve six years into the future. On his return, government agents arrest him; when he disappeared, they believed he defected to the Soviets who brainwashed him into believing he'd traveled in time. Steve must figure out how to clear his name so that he can then figure out how to return to the correct time.
Guest Stars: Paul Carr as Rev. Michael Essex* | John de Lancie as Sergeant Chapman | John Milford as General Winston Hayden | Leigh Christian as Donna Huffman | Charles Cioffi as Edward Barris | Blake Marion as Lab Technician
Director: Don McDougall

94 :05x14 - Return of the Deathprobe (1)

Jan/22/1978
Steve thought he destroyed the renegade Russian Venus probe more than a year ago, but it has returned, deadlier than ever. And the person who controls it demands Oscar hand over several nuclear warheads, or he'll unleash the machine on innocent people. Steve barely defeated the last probe. How will he handle this even tougher version?
Guest Stars: David Sheiner as Arnold Blake | Ken Swofford as Dan Kelly | Than Wyenn as Ambassador Mahmoud | Robert Lussier as Bates | Marlena Giovi as Sgt. Warren | Jimmy Joyce as Foreman | Ken Chandler as Rudy's Assistant
Director: Tom Connors

95 :05x15 - Return of the Deathprobe (2)

Jan/29/1978
Steve tries various tricks to stop the new Death Probe, including a ram made of a tough new allow. But nothing works until he manages to trick the machine into a large pit. Before he can fill the pit with an acid to destroy the probe, it begins to drill a tunnel towards a nearby city. Now how will Steve stop it?
Guest Stars: Ken Swofford as Dan Kelly | David Sheiner as Arnold Blake | Than Wyenn as Ambassador Mahmoud | Robert Lussier as Bates | Marlena Giovi as Sgt. Warren
Director: Tom Connors

96 :05x16 - The Lost Island

Jan/30/1978
Steve searches for a downed satellite and learns that it fell on a concealed island inhabited by the descendants of alien explorers. One of their number will help him retrieve the orbiter if he helps her in return: her people have no resistance to Earth-evolved microorganisms, and so she wants an experimental serum under development in exchange for the satellite.
Guest Stars: Robin Mattson as Da-nay* | Terrence Laron Burke as Zandor | Anthony Geary as Arta | Alf Kjellin as Gerro | Jared Martin as Torg | Robert Symonds as Jensen | Stephen Burleigh as Satallite Engineer | Kwan Hi Lim as Dr. Takeuchi | Don Pulford as Riga | Vince Deadrick, Sr. as Ed | Thomas K. Fujiwara as Navigator | Keokeokalae Hughes as Saleslady | Tehani G.M.M.C. Galiza as Nurse
Director: Cliff Bole
Story: Lou Shaw | Teleplay: Mel Goldberg

97 :05x17 - The Madonna Caper

Feb/06/1978
A microdot containing valuable information is hidden inside a Romanesque painting of a Madonna. Steve helps a Countess retrieve the chip by stealing the painting. She turns around and sells the microdot to criminal mastermind Chilton Kane! When Oscar and Steve learn that they have been duped, Steve sets out to retrieve the painting before its loss embarrasses the United States.
Guest Stars: Bibi Besch as Countess Lysandra Korischeva | Len Birman as Chilton Kane | Diana Webster as Undersecretary | Dominic Barto as Boyle | Bruce Glover as Viktor Bellushyn | Rudy Challenger as Richard Tynan | James Nolan as Templeton | Robert F. Hoy as Talbot | Frank Parker (1) as Guard Russell | Michael McManus (1) as Guard Sims

98 :05x18 - Dead Ringer

Feb/13/1978
Steve catches glimpses of a dark figure who looks like him. Rudy worries for Steve's health, but a parapsychologist offers a different explanation: when Steve was technically "dead" just after his accident, his spirit detached from his body and now roams the ether, trapped between life and deah. It intends to make sure it can continue on, and there's only one way to accomplish that.
Guest Stars: Linda Dano as Margaret Winslow | Leonard Stone as First Man | Robert Karnes as Fire Captain | Melvin F. Allen (1) as Delivery Man | George Peter Wilber as 2nd Man
Director: Arnold Laven

99 :05x19 - Date With Danger (1)

Feb/20/1978
O.S.I. communications chief Joe Canton stands accused of passing secrets to an enemy, but Steve can't believe it. He tries to read the computer core containing the evidence, but it self-destructs. His only remaining clue is an outside access from an unlikely source: Datamate, a computer dating service owned by Emily Patterson. As Steve investigates further, his enemy takes steps to stop him.
Guest Stars: Robert Walker, Jr. as Cloche/Bell | Luke Askew as Banner | Elaine Giftos as Emily | Noah Keen as Joe Canton | Hank Brandt as Fowler | Robert Hackman as Foreman | Nathaniel Christian as 1st Courier | Bonnie Toman as Gloria | Eric Lawrence as O.S.I. Guard | Paul Tully as Ralph | William Wheatley as Janitor | Ray Davis (1) as Pete
Director: Rod Holcomb

100 :05x20 - Date With Danger (2)

Feb/27/1978
Steve joins forces with Emily Patterson. They know who their real enemy is, now - a self-aware computer. It first hires a hitman, but Steve evades that hazard. Then Steve finds himself sent to a mental hospital. Somehow, the police computers have listed him as a dangerous psychotic. While Steve tries to escape the hospital, his machine opponent decided to "pull the plugs" of its human enemies, starting with Emily.
Guest Stars: Robert Walker, Jr. as Cloche/Bell | Luke Askew as Banner | Peter Mark Richman as Dr. Ellis | Elaine Giftos as Emily | Noah Keen as Joe Canton | Hank Brandt as Fowler | June Dayton as Psychiatric Nurse | Jim B. Smith as Col. Sumner | Jack Lukes as Non-Driving Policeman | Vince Howard as Telephone Supervisor | William Wheatley as Janitor | Sal Ponti as Emergency Room Intern | Millie Berg as Ward Nurse
Director: Rod Holcomb

101 :05x21 - The Moving Mountain

Mar/06/1978
Santos, a terrorist, steals self-guided missiles from the United States, and a mobile missile launcher from the Soviet Union. Oscar dispatches Steve to recover the stolen missiles, while KGB general Noorbukov sends his own agent, Andrea Mestrova. But there's a catch: while Steve only wants his government's missiles, Andrea has orders to recover both launcher and missiles - and to kill Steve Austin if he tries to prevent it!
Guest Stars: Beverly Kushida as Ishihara | John Colicos as General Norbukov | Lisa Farringer as Andrea Mestrova | George Clifton as Santos | Paul Coufos as Walter | Michael Ebert as Erhardt | Christian Vance as Radio Man | Andre Landzaat as NATO Officer | Keith Langsdale as Mishkin
Director: Don McDougall
Warning: The Six Million Dollar Man guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Action | Adventure | Drama
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: ABC ( USA)
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: January 18, 1974
Ended: March 06, 1978
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