The Quiet Room


21 of season 2
Reza Badiyi
Karen Harris, Jill Sherman Donner
Original airdate
11 May 1979
David Balland
Preceded by
Followed by

The Quiet Room is episode twenty-one in season two of the live-action TV series The Incredible Hulk. It originally aired on May 11, 1979 on CBS.


David learns that the star doctor at a sanitarium for the insane is subjecting his patients to unethical mind control operations. When discovered, David is placed in a straight-jacket himself without an ally to turn to. His safety, the safety of the other patients, and that of a staff doctor lie in the power of the Hulk.


  • Bill Bixby ... David Banner
  • Lou Ferrigno ... The Hulk
  • Joanna Miles ... Dr. Joyce Hill
  • Philip Abbott ... Dr. Murrow
  • Sian Barbara Allen ... Kathy Allen
  • Robert F. Lyons ... Sam
  • Robert Feero ... Gene
  • John Petlock ... Dr. Caldwell
  • Vince Howard ... Mark
  • Kopi Sotiropulos ... Houdini / Mr. Wilson
  • Lawrence Howard ... Tom Vincent
  • Gino Ardito ... Frankie
  • Dick Winslow ... Laundry Man
  • Drew Michaels ... The Bully
  • Behrouz ... Counting Man


2-32 The Quiet Room

Ending sequence (same as in "Wildfire", "Deathmask", and "King of the Beach")

  • Hulk out 1: Being put in a straitjacket because he's seen the videotape that proves that the sanitarium doctor is performing unnecessary lobotomies on the patients, and then thrashing around so much that he bangs his head on the floor
  • Hulk out 2: Being stuck in the police department's voice mail system when he knows his friend is about to be the next lobotomy subject, only to have the police finally pick up the phone after he's turning into the Hulk
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