Hulk - Sideshow

14 of season 3
Nicholas Corea
Len Jenkin
Original airdate
January 25, 1980
David Burns
Preceded by
Followed by

Sideshow is episode fourteen in season three of the live-action TV series The Incredible Hulk. It originally aired on January 25, 1980 on CBS.


David takes a job working as a stage-hand for a troubled sideshow that is being plagued by disasters apparently caused by a jinxed mind-reader.


  • Bill Bixby as David Banner
  • Lou Ferrigno as The Hulk
  • Judith Chapman as Nancy
  • Robert Donner as Mr. Benedict
  • Allan Rich as Luther Mason
  • Bruce Wright as Jimmy
  • Marie Windsor as Belle Star
  • Tamara Elliot as Candy
  • Louisa Moritz as Beth
  • Essex Smith as Cook
  • Elma V. Jackson as Woman
  • Mark Kologi as Teenage Boy
  • Terrence Beasor as Man
  • Terrence Evans as Cecil


3-47 Sideshow

Ending sequence

  • Some funny scenes of the Hulk wreaking havoc in the carnival
  • Good chemistry between Bixby and Chapman
  • Hulk-out 1:  Wandering around inside the carnival funhouse, only to have someone turn on the machinery so that David is somehow caught in a rolling tumbler and flipped over a few times and then thrown down a slide
  • Hulk-out 2: Konked in the head by the crazed bible quoter in the back storeroom, and then waking up to discover that not only has the guy set the room on fire (again!) but that David himself is now on fire
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