The Slam

The Slam

4 of season 3
Nicholas Corea
Nicholas Corea
Original airdate
October 19, 1979
David Brendan
Jensen County
Preceded by
Followed by

The Slam is episode thirty-eight of the live-action TV series The Incredible Hulk. It originally aired on October 19, 1979 on CBS.


Penniless, David is arrested on a vagrancy charge and sent to work on a brutal chain-gang. There, he becomes caught in the middle of a war between the frustrated inmates and the brutal prison officials that is further hampered by McGee's investigative journalism.


  • Bill Bixby ... David Banner
  • Jack Colvin ... Jack McGee
  • Lou Ferrigno ... The Hulk
  • Charles Napier ... John Blake
  • Julius Harris ... Doc Alden
  • Marc Alaimo ... Captain Holt
  • Robert Davi ... Rader
  • Skip Riley ... Roth
  • Brad Dexter ... The Sheriff
  • Charlie Picerni ... Harris
  • John Steadman ... Old Convict
  • Linda Lawrence ... Reporter
  • David Zelliti ... Guard
  • Cecil Reddick ... Driver
  • Hank Underwood ... Farmer
  • Luis Contreras ... Inmate 1133 (uncredited)


3-37 The Slam

Ending sequence

  • The hulk helps the prison inmates to beat the guards
  • Hulk out 1: Trying to run away from the nasty prison work camp, only to fall through a rotted bridge, and then being bitten by a rattlesnake
  • Hulk out 2: Beaten up by all the other prisoners in the work camp, in the middle of the night while he is trying to sleep when he emphatically told them not to beat him up that particular night


  • This is the first of three episodes directed by Nicholas Corea. He also produced many episodes and wrote thirteen
  • Charles Napier also appears in "Triangle"
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