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Wonder Woman 

The adventures of the greatest of the female superheroes.
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3   2   1  
1979   1978   1977   1976   1975  
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Lynda Carter ...  Diana Prince / ... 60 episodes, 1975-1979
Lyle Waggoner ...  Colonel Steve Trevor, Jr. / ... 59 episodes, 1975-1979
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Storyline

During World War II, a plane piloted by Major Steve Trevor crashes near Paradise Island, the secret hidden island home of the mighty and eternally young Amazons. He is rescued by Princess Diana, who learns of the war against the Nazis. The Amazons decide to send one of their own to help fight in this crisis. Although forbidden to participate in the selection process, Diana joins secretly and wins the right and responsibility to go. Taking the still unconscious Major to safety, she joins him as Yeoman Diana Prince. Furthermore, when the forces of evil threaten the nation, Diana would spin to transform into Wonder Wonder, armed with a magic belt giving her tremendous strength, bracelets that can stop any bullet, a tiara that can be thrown as a returning weapon and a unbreakable magic lasso that can force anyone to tell the truth. After WW II, she returned to the Island, only to encounter Steve Trevor Jr., agent for IADC, thirty years later. Seeing the amazing coincidence as a sign, she ... Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Bullets bouncing off her bracelets! Golden lasso flying high! Superhuman strength within her! That amazing Amazon now battles evil in the world of today!


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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 November 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The New Adventures of Wonder Woman See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(58 episodes) | (2 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Roddy McDowall made appearances on Wonder Woman on two different episodes as two different parts; he appeared on The Man Who Made Volcanoes and The Deadly Art of Crime; both as villains. See more »

Goofs

IADC headquarters is supposed to be in Washington, D.C. However, the California state flag can be frequently seen flying in front of the headquarters building, giving away the fact that the show is filmed in California. See more »

Quotes

Norman Gimbel: [Theme song lyrics] WONDER WOMAN
Norman Gimbel: WONDER WOMAN
Norman Gimbel: ALL THE WORLD'S WAITING FOR YOU
Norman Gimbel: AND THE POWER YOU POSSESS
Norman Gimbel: IN YOUR SATIN TIGHTS
Norman Gimbel: FIGHTING FOR YOUR RIGHTS
Norman Gimbel: AND THE OLD RED, WHITE AND BLUE
Norman Gimbel: WONDER WOMAN
Norman Gimbel: WONDER WOMAN
Norman Gimbel: NOW THE WORLD IS READY FOR YOU
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Alternate Versions

Both the ABC pilot episode - "The New Original Wonder Woman" - and the ABC premiere episode that brought the series forward into the 70's - "The Return of Wonder Woman" - originally aired as 90-minute episodes. For syndication, these episodes are often edited down to run in a standard 60-minute time slot. The full version of "The New Original Wonder Woman" is contained on the DVD boxed set of the first season, and the full version of "The Return of Wonder Woman" was included on the second season box set. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Werewolf (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Wonder Woman
Music by Charles Fox
Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
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User Reviews

Yeah, yeah, yeah, let me rescue the world!!!
9 April 2004 | by shu-fenSee all my reviews

I was jumping happily around my house when I suddenly remember Wonder Woman on this Good Friday. Yeah, yeah, yeah! The series walked with me through my 7th, 8th and 9th year of my life. I never forget that right after school, I rushed back home for some snacks and the Cantonese voice-overed Wonder Woman's power and justice.

As a little girl at such tender age, I was not interested in or envied her hourglass figure. I wanted to have her bracelets, her boots, her crown and of course her power! Not many of my little classmates followed this series because they loved Japanese cartoons more. From time to time I imagined I was powerful like WW to save people's life or even the world with my two bracelets like Lynda Carter. By the way, she's a great beauty, like most of the young fans, I followed her news for some time.

What made me even happier was the appearance of Justice League because the amazon woman was an important member. Once my elder sister asked me very innocently that if WW would be marrying Superman! Now I am thinking about what power their children will be endowed with if and only if they tie the knot! Super Wonder Kids!

Amongst the female American superhero like She-Ra or Superwoman, none of them achieved as successfully as WW. She is a part of my young memory.


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