Deep Shock

Deep Shock

5 of season 4
Reza Badiyi
Ruel Fischmann
Original airdate
December 12, 1980
David Benton
Preceded by
Followed by

Dark Side is episode five in season four of the live-action TV series The Incredible Hulk. It originally aired on December 12, 1980, on CBS.


David rescues a co-worker at the power plant. The power of the Hulk saves his life, but the Hulk is electrocuted. His vision becomes blurry, and the Hulk falls, becoming unconscious. awakens to find himself with the ability to see into the future. One of his visions includes David's worst nightmare: a murder seemingly committed by the Hulk.


  • Bill Bixby as David Banner
  • Jack Colvin as Jack McGee
  • Lou Ferrigno as The Hulk
  • Tom Clancy as Edgar Tucker
  • Edward Power as Frank
  • Sharon Acker as Dr. Louise Olson
  • Stefan Gierasch as Mr. Buchanan
  • Robert Hackman as Walt
  • M.P Murphy as 1st Security Officer
  • Helen Boll as Nurse
  • Harriet Matthey as Receptionist
  • Saundra Sharp as Reporter
  • Charles Hoyes as 2nd Security Officer
  • Robert Alan Brown as Foreman


4-61 Deep Shock

Ending sequence (same as in "The Harder They Fall" but in mirror image)

Hulk-out 1: Trapped on a platform with the worker who is having a heart attack, and being showered with electrical sparks.

Hulk-out 2: Crawling through the sensitive, highly dangerous electrical service tunnel, only to accidentally kick several of the electrical cables loose and flailing around near the hot water pipes so that he can be practically electrocuted.


Edward Power previously appeared in season one episode "747."

This is the second episode of the series where we see the Hulk fall unconscious on-screen, and be, essentially, defeated by a mutual force.

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