Wonder Woman 3 Seasons 1979

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Season 3
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23. Phantom Of The Roller Coaster, Part 1 TV-NR

The leader of a spy ring must deal with a phantom-like man and Wonder Woman before he can locate his headquarters in an old amusement park. Part one of a two-part episode.

Runtime:
49 minutes
Original air date:
September 4, 1979

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Phantom Of The Roller Coaster, Part 1

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    1. My Teenage Idol is Missing A teenage pop music star is kidnapped on the eve of a huge arena concert and is replaced by his twin brother.

    TV-NR 48min September 22, 1978
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    2. Hot Wheels Diana helps the police find a car theft ring and a Rolls Royce with a valuable microchip hidden in its hood ornament.

    TV-NR 48min September 29, 1978
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    3. The Deadly Sting Wonder Woman discovers that a mobster has been using a college professor's invention to manipulate college football players.

    TV-NR 48min October 6, 1978
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    4. The Fine Art of Crime Wonder Woman foils a ring of art thieves who use realistic-looking statues who are actually people in suspended animation to rob museums.

    TV-NR 48min October 13, 1978
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    5. Disco Devil A man lures important government officials into his disco so he can rob their minds. Music legend Wolfman Jack guest stars.

    TV-NR 48min October 20, 1978
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    6. Formicida A deadly pesticide threatens the human race and a strange ant woman threatens a billionaire industrialist as the IADC and Wonder Woman find themselves on both sides.

    TV-NR 48min November 3, 1978
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    7. Time Bomb A woman from the year 2115 travels back in time to use her knowledge to become an instant billionaire, but is followed by a colleague who wants to prevent her from changing the past.

    TV-NR 48min November 10, 1978
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    8. Skateboard Whiz A ruthless mobster wants to turn the sleepy town of Santa Corona into gambling casinos and uses Diana Prince's teenage goddaughter, a skateboard champion, as his lever for blackmail.

    TV-NR 48min November 24, 1978
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    9. The Deadly Dolphin A land developer kidnaps a trained dolphin and uses it to sink an oil tanker which will lower beachfront property values.

    TV-NR 46min December 1, 1978
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    10. Stolen Faces Wonder Woman uncovers a plot to steal millions of dollars in jewels from wealthy party-goers by impersonating her and her colleagues.

    TV-NR 46min December 15, 1978
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    11. Pot O'Gold A petty crook steals gold in order to buy $100 bill printing plates from a counterfeiter, but Wonder Woman foils the sale.

    TV-NR 48min December 22, 1978
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    12. Gault's Brain The living brain of a dead billionaire seeks to have itself transplanted into the perfect physical specimen.

    TV-NR 48min December 29, 1978
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    13. Going, Going, Gone Diana tries to prevent a scientist from selling an atomic bomb on the black market.

    TV-NR 48min January 12, 1979
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    14. Spaced Out A thief who stole a super secret laser crystal hides out at a science fiction convention.

    TV-NR 48min January 26, 1979
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    15. The Starships are Coming A man vanishes after a UFO sighting and Wonder Woman discovers the aliens may have started their conquest of Earth.

    TV-NR 48min February 2, 1979
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    16. Amazon Hot Wax Diana Prince goes undercover as a popular singer to crack a record extortion ring.

    TV-NR 49min February 16, 1979
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    17. The Richest Man in the World Wonder Woman stops the black market sale of a super-secret missile guidance systems scrambling device and thus avoids an international incident.

    TV-NR 48min February 19, 1979
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    18. A Date with Doomsday Diana uses a computer dating service to investigate a stolen vial containing a deadly virus.

    TV-NR 49min March 10, 1979
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    19. The Girl with the Gift for Disaster A young woman with destructive psychokinetic powers unknowingly helps a thieve steal some priceless historical documents.

    TV-NR 49min March 17, 1979
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    20. The Boy Who Knew Her Secret, Part 1 Diana Prince investigating a strange alien force in a small suburban community, is seen whirling into Wonder Woman by a young boy.

    TV-NR 49min May 28, 1979
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    21. The Boy Who Knew Her Secret, Part 2 With a boy knowing that she is really Wonder Woman, Diana Prince continues her battle against a mysterious alien invasion.

    TV-NR 46min May 29, 1979
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    22. The Man Who Could Not Die Wonder Woman meets the invulnerable man and they join forces to fight crime.

    TV-NR 44min August 28, 1979
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    23. Phantom Of The Roller Coaster, Part 1 The leader of a spy ring must deal with a phantom-like man and Wonder Woman before he can locate his headquarters in an old amusement park. Part one of a two-part episode.

    TV-NR 49min September 4, 1979
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    24. Phantom Of The Roller Coaster, Part 2 Wonder Woman's strength, ability and quick action saves hundreds of people from a disastrous accident at an amusement park. Part two of a two-part episode.

    TV-NR 44min September 11, 1979

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Genres Science Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Action, Kids & Family
Director John Newland
Supporting actors Jared Martin, Marc Alaimo, Ike Eisenmann, Fred Lerner, Craig Littler, Joseph Sirola, Jocelyn Somers, Jessica Rains, Dean Cromer, Judith Christopher
Season year 1979
Network Warner Bros.
Executive Producer Douglas S. Cramer
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119 of 124 people found the following review helpful By Peter Saenz on March 17, 2005
Format: DVD
The third and final season of Wonder Woman is ready and waiting for sci-fi fans everywhere to enjoy. In this great colorful season, 22 episodes (two of which are 2-parters) spotlight the Amazing Amazon from Paradise Island. As with season two, season three continues Wonder Woman's (aka Diana Prince) adventures in Washington D.C. working as a secret agent alongside the dashing Steve Trevor (Lyle Waggoner). The episodes included in this set are:

My Teenage Idol Is Missing - Singer Leif Garrett guest stars as a teen singer who is kidnapped for extortion. His agent finds a double to stand in for the missing singer's concert while Wonder Woman tries to track him and his kidnappers down. BONUS: Lynda Carter commentary

Hot Wheels - When a Rolls Royce is stolen with a secret microfilm, Wonder Woman whirls into action.

The Deadly Sting - Professional football tampering causes the IADC to become involved.

The Fine Art Of Crime - Actor Roddy McDowell guest-stars as an art sculptor with a terrible knack of thievery. Will Wonder Woman be able to see through his deception?

Disco Devil - A disco owner is hypnotizing key officials. Diana Prince is soon on his trail.

Formicida - A strange woman environmentalist who controls ants terrorizes industrial companies who do not meet her eco-standards. Possessing ant-like abilities herself, she proves to be a match for even Wonder Woman!

Time Bomb - A fortune seeker from the future comes to the present to strike a name for herself. Wonder Woman and another future traveler try to stop her before catastrophy ensues. TRIVIA: This is the first time actors Ted Shackelford and Joan Van Ark work together, who are two of the best known actors in the later evening series Knots Landing.
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54 of 57 people found the following review helpful By Robin Orlowski on March 18, 2005
Format: DVD
This last season of Wonder Woman continued the Amazing Amazon's adventures in 1970's America. 22 episodes comprise the 1978-79 season.

Notable episodes include "My Teenage Idol is missing" where Wonder Woman helps to crack the kidnapping-switching of a teenage singing idol with an impostor, while "Formicida" has Wonder Woman go against another super powered woman who takes nature preservation to dangerous extremes through her insect control: bugs are being dispatched to stop the manufacture of a deadly pesticide because this person does not believe the pesticide is good for the Earth. This latter villian is different from some of the other people Wonder Woman has faced because good initial intentions only became warped through extremes.

Wonder Woman also faces a similar ethical issue in "The man who could not die" because she must save a newly-invincible man from being captured and exploited by dangerous groups. Having superpowers ultimately does not mean much if you are then vulnerable to exploitation from being a public (and 'everyday') citizen. Her secret identity as "Diana Prince" might be all that keeps Wonder Woman from facing similar peril.

"A date with doomsday" eerily foreshadows the then-upcoming AIDS pandemic. Wonder Woman must prevent a virus from spreading around the globe. The all-critical plot catch being this deadly virus was first created in a laboratory and the HIV virus is rumored to have been created in similar conditions. I wonder if anybody in this series's scripting department knew anybody affected with what became HIV when this was written?

Unlike a lot of other shows past and present, the series production team knew when to end the show lest their product become stale.
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14 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Twilight Comments on August 30, 2005
Format: DVD
As the title of my review suggests, this DVD compilation is not the best - it definetly could have been better. Sure its wonderful to have the entire third season of episodes on DVD, but I wish Warner would have taken care in presenting the series EXACTLY as it appeared when released on television. All - in all it is the same. Again the closing credits have the current warner brothers logo instead of the original red labelled one. Most importantly is the opening credits. The sound is out of sync for several of the epidoes which is ridiculous as it was never that way. The opening credits in season three were supposed to have 'The New Adventures of Wonder Woman' against a blue background (a few episodes on this DVD are correct), but most here are black which only appeared in the episode 'The Man who made volcanos'. Luckily the stories themselves are unaffected otherwise this set would have been ruined.

I would have also liked to have the opening teasers for both 'The Boy who knew her secret part two' and 'the phantom of the roller coaster part two' which are missing on this box set. What a pity.

I know the stories are presented as they were aired, but for story continuity they should have placed the 'phantom of the roller coaster before the 'boy who knew her secrets' concluding with 'the man who would not die' in which Diana Prince moves to los Angeles with a new life. Lyle Waggonner is not in the credits any longer, assuming something has happened to Steve Trevor Jr.

The extra features are welcome, but I wish the directors would have given some incentive for Lynda to give new and intersting comments than content that already exists in seaon one and two box sets.
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