In 1972 writer Martin Caidin wrote a speculative science fiction story called Cyborg, where astronaut and test pilot Steve Austin loses an eye, one arm and both legs after a disastrous crash during a test flight, but with advanced cybernetics they are then able to replace them with bionic ones.
A year after ABC and Warner Bros failed attempt at a strangely powerless and updated Wonder Woman the studio decided to go back to the source material and give the world the hero everyone had been waiting for, and finally Wonder Woman is allowed to wear the costume from the comic book.
Writer, producer, director Irwin Allen is probably most known as the “Master of Disaster” because of his successes with such films as The Poseidon Adventure and The Towering Inferno, but in the 1960s he was most notably a producer of high adventure science fiction television shows. Programs such as Lost in Space, Voyage to the…
Tarzan and the Trappers is the result of producer Sol Lesser trying to get a Tarzan television series off the ground, but when all three networks turned it down he had the three pilots edited together as one 70 minute black and white movie.