A rich magician used his magical talents to help people out of their problems, usually with criminals. In addition to his acting talents, Bill Bixby was actually a very accomplished magician in real life. The highly acclaimed magician, "Blackstone" gave the series his "thumbs up" for the authenticity of its magic.
Last Episode01x21 The Illusion of the Evil Spikes Aired: Apr. 15, 1974
A magician is killed during the filming of a highly risky magic trick. Blake takes on both the investigation and his friend's place in recreating …
Series Fun Facts
- In the X-Files, when Samantha Mulder is kidnapped in 1973 The Magician was on after the show playing on the Mulder's TV set.
- License number on his Corvette was "SPIRIT".
- In this pilot, the magician's name is Tony Dorian. Due to a conflict with a namesake real life magician, the protagonist's name was changed to Tony Blake for the remainder of the series.