A perfect female companion for The 6 Million Dollar Man, Steve Austin was Jaime Sommers. After a tragic skydiving accident, Jaime received bionic replacements. She and Steve planned to be married, but it came to pass that Jaime's body rejected her new limbs and she died. ABC brought her back to life and spun her off into her own series.
Last Episode03x22 On the Run Aired: May. 13, 1978
Jaime resigns from the O.S.I. to find her own way through life. But later, Oscar informs her that the government has decided the risk of her …
Series Fun Facts
- Sally Field and Stefanie Powers were also considered for the role of Jaime Sommers.
- The characters Jaime Sommers and Steve Austin (from The Six Million Dollar Man) were ranked #19 in TV Guide's list of the "25 Greatest Sci-Fi Legends" (1 August 2004 issue).
- Max, the bionic dog was actually played by several German Shepherds. For example in the episodes The Bionic Dog parts 1 and 2, they needed a dog that wasn't afraid of fire, one that would…
[show]Max, the bionic dog was actually played by several German Shepherds. For example in the episodes The Bionic Dog parts 1 and 2, they needed a dog that wasn't afraid of fire, one that would just lay and allow you to pet him or lay in front of food without being tempted to eat it. They also needed one to get on a treadmill.