The Magician (1973–1974)

The Man Who Lost Himself 

A man fleeing pursuers crashes into Tony Blake's stage, sending both of them to the hospital. The man wakes up amnesiac and Blake enlists his friends to help the man recover his memory.


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Bruce Lansbury (created by), Marion Hargrove | 2 more credits »


Episode complete credited cast:
Bill Bixby ... Anthony Blake
Keene Curtis ... Max Pomeroy
Julian Christopher ... Jerry Anderson (as Jim Watkins)
Joe Flynn ... George Blaisdell
Yvonne Craig ... Dr. Nora Zabriskie
George Murdock ... Timothy Dunagan
Hal Williams ... Jonathan Gordon
Pamela Britton ... Betty Foster
John Milford ... Stan Lubie
Yuki Shimoda ... Father Fred
Russell Thorson ... Alex Nicholson
Joseph V. Perry ... Godfrey Matchek (as Joe Perry)
Johnny Lee Johnny Lee ... Nicholson's Grandson
Allen Joseph ... Ticket Seller


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While Tony is setting up his act for an earthquake relief benefit, a man literally comes crashing into the act, sending both Tony and the man to the hospital with minor injuries. The man, who was being chased by two other men who fled the scene, suffered a head injury which has resulted in amnesia, he not having any identification or remembrance of his name. Tony eventually learns that he is George Blaisdell, an ex-con who was in prison for a 1942 robbery in Hawaii, and just released after thirty years of his life sentence for good behavior. Tony recognizes two of the three others convicted for the robbery as the men chasing him, the three who received much lighter sentences for what was the relatively minor total take of $24,000. The two Tony recognizes are Jonathan Gordon, president of sales of New York based Empire Records, and Stan Lubie, a Hawaii based wholesale butcher. Of the three other robbers, the man Tony didn't see is Timothy Dunagan, designer of the dunagan spark plug and... Written by Huggo

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Adventure | Crime | Drama


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Pamela Britton and Bill Bixby worked together for the three-year run of "My Favorite Martian." She played Mrs. Brown, Tim O'Hara's (Bixby's character) landlady. See more »

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English | Japanese | Hawaiian

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11 December 1973 (USA) See more »

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