The Magician: Complete Series
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1973
Director:
Rating: NR(Television)
UPC [Locale]: 773848-707034
Running time: 17:05 (1025 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 1.33:1, Full Frame
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released:
Collection type: Owned (#4594)
Status: Available
Purchase date: November 27, 2017
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 9 / 10
Review (video): 6 / 10
Overview
Bill Bixby ("The Incredible Hulk") stars as master stage magician Tony Blake, a playboy philanthropist who uses his talents as an illusionist to solve crimes and help others in need. After being falsely imprisoned, Blake escapes and uses his unjust imprisonment as a motivation to seek justice for others.

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THE MAGICIAN
Master illusionist and escape artist Tony Blake (Bill Bixby) uses his wits and magic skills to solve crimes and help those in trouble.
PILOT
Originally Aired 3/17/1973
When the mother of a plane-crash victim asks a magician to check into a possible hoax, he discovers that the plane crash was staged.
THE MANHUNTERS
Originally Aired 10/2/1973
Tony's investigation into the attempted murder of his friend leads to an illegal casino operation.
THE VANISHING LADY
Originally Aired 10/9/1973
Tony tries to rescue the singer of his opening act after she has been kidnapped.
ILLUSION IN TERROR
Originally Aired 10/23/1973
Tony suspects foul play when his girlfriend is pronounced dead and her body has vanished.
LIGHTNING ON A DRY DAY
Originally Aired 10/30/1973
Tony seeks to find out more about a mental patient's past after a magic performance sends the man into hysterics.
OVATION FOR MURDER
Originally Aired 11/6/1973
After witnessing a man shoot another man, tony suspects a ruse and arranges an elaborate illusion to catch the real killer.
MAN ON FIRE
Originally Aired 11/20/1973
Tony tries to help his student's father, who is being blackmailed for murdering his girlfriend.
LADY IN A TRAP
Originally Aired 11/27/1973
Tony finds himself on the hunt for a stolen, priceless machiavellian manuscript.
THE MAN WHO LOST HIMSELF
Originally Aired 12/11/1973
An amnesiac man only remembers the hiding place of stolen loot.
NIGHTMARE IN STEEL
Originally Aired 12/18/1973
Tony infiltrates a band of modern-day pirates who have kidnapped his new assistant and her husband.
SHATTERED IMAGE
Originally Aired 1/8/1974
Tony protects a little girl whose father is on the run from the mob after being framed for murder.
THE ILLUSION OF THE CURIOUS COUNTERFEIT: PART I
Originally Aired 1/14/1974
During a performance, tony invites his distraught looking ex-girlfriend onstage and makes her vanish.
THE ILLUSION OF THE CURIOUS COUNTERFEIT: PART II
Originally Aired 1/21/1974
Tony's attempt to free his ex-girlfriend fails and he confronts her ex-mobster father.
THE ILLUSION OF THE STAINLESS STEEL LADY
Originally Aired 1/28/1974
A woman claims to be the estranged granddaughter of an aging, reclusive movie star.
THE ILLUSION OF THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT
Originally Aired 2/4/1974
Masked robbers interrupt tony's act and his friend is blamed.
THE ILLUSION OF BLACK GOLD
Originally Aired 2/11/1974
Tony stages an elaborate illusion to fake the death of a soviet scientist.
THE ILLUSION OF THE LOST DRAGON
Originally Aired 2/18/1974
Tony faces a horrible death while trying to find the mystery of a stolen chinese heirloom.
THE ILLUSION OF THE DEADLY CONGLOMERATE
Originally Aired 2/25/1974
Tony's old magician friend ends up at a homeless shelter where others have turned up missing.
THE ILLUSION OF THE FATAL ARROW
Originally Aired 3/4/1974
Tony teams with a psychic to prevent further murders by a serial killer who uses a bow and arrow.
THE ILLUSION OF THE LETHAL PLAYTHINGS
Originally Aired 3/18/1974
Someone is trying to kill tony's friend with bombs, marionettes and remote controlled toys.
THE ILLUSION OF THE CAT'S EYE
Originally Aired 3/25/1974
Tony investigates the "smoke and mirrors" theft of a highly guarded egyptian cat statue.
THE ILLUSION OF THE EVIL SPIKES
Originally Aired 4/15/1974
Tony takes the place of a magician who is killed during the filming of a highly risky magic trick.
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Genres
Suspense/Thriller
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Paramount Television
 • B & B Productions
Media Companies:
 • VEI
 • CBS DVD
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
 
Tags
TV
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Disc 1
2Disc 2
3Disc 3
4Disc 4
Features
 
Cast
Bill Bixby....Tony Blake
Julian Christopher
Keene Curtis
Joseph Sirola