Life and Death


10 of season 1
Jeffrey Hayden
James D. Parriott
Original airdate
May 12, 1978
David Bernard
Preceded by
Followed by

Life and Death is episode ten of the live-action TV series The Incredible Hulk. It originally aired on May 12, 1978 on CBS.


While on his way to volunteer for an unethical experiment on his DNA, David discovers that the doctor administering the test is involved in running an illegal adoption agency.


  • Bill Bixby ... David Banner
  • Jack Colvin ... Jack McGee
  • Lou Ferrigno ... The Hulk
  • Julie Adams ... Ellen
  • Andrew Robinson ... Dr. Stan Rhodes
  • Carl Franklin ... Dr. Crosby
  • Diane Cary ... Carrie Taylor
  • Mitzi Hoag ... Chief Nurse
  • John Warner Williams ... Dan
  • Sarah Rush ... Young Woman
  • Gil Garcia ... 1st Detective
  • Judd Lawrence ... 2nd Detective
  • Takayo ... Young Nurse
  • Lillah McCarthy ... Tina
  • Al Berry ... Trucker
  • Ben Freedman ... Man in Elevator


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  • Lou Ferrigno does a good job portraying a poisoned, disoriented Hulk
  • The scene when the drugged Hulk wanders through the hospital
  • Hulk out 1: Being strapped to a physicians table by the evil doctor of the episode
  • Hulk out 2: While under the influence of an injected drug, trying to get back into the house where the evil doctor is trying to take babies away from their mothers


Actors Andrew Robinson and Jack Colvin would later be part of the Child's Play film series (which were distributed by Universal Studios, the distributor for this series). Colvin would play Dr. Ardmore in the film Child's Play, while Robinson would play Sgt. Botnick in Child's Play 3.

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