Two Godmothers

Two Grandmonthers

2 of season 5
Michael Vejar
Reuben Leder
Original airdate
October 9, 1981
Preceded by
Followed by

Two Godmothers is episode two in season five of the live-action TV series The Incredible Hulk. It originally aired on October 9, 1981 on CBS.


While driving a laundry truck for a women's prison, David is taken hostage by three inmates who are bent on escaping the reign of the brutal prison warden. The authorities, believing that David helped to orchestrate the escape, set out to capture all four of them. The three prisoners force David to travel through dangerous terrain, which is made even more difficult when one of the women goes into labor.


  • Bill Bixby as David Banner
  • Lou Ferrigno as The Hulk
  • Kathleen Nolan as Warden Hackett
  • Suzanne Charny as Barbara Davis
  • Sandra Kerns as Sondra
  • Gloria Gifford as Capt. Grubb
  • Penny Peyser as Lannie
  • John Steadman as Phil Giles
  • Gay Hagen as Matron


5-76 Two Godmothers

Ending sequence

  • One of the few episodes where the Hulk is bleeding
  • Hulk out 1: Somehow being caught under a rockslide, and then foolishly exposing one of his hands on the mountainside so that a big, heavy rock smashes it
  • Hulk out 2: Being attacked by some mean cops who handcuff him even though he has told them his hand is broken, and who then let him flail around so that he falls on his bad hand


The “yellow dissolve” effect used within the opening montage from the pilot episode was used to cover the metamorphosis of the Hulk back to Banner after the scene in the quarry.

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