Oct. 02, 1973
60 min.
NBC TV Network

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The Magician (1973)

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.

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01x21 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 …

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The show had 1 season and 22 episodes air between 1973 and 1974.

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Series Fun Facts

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  • 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.
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