Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 02, 1973
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre

Top Contributors

The Magician (1973) tv show photo

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.

The Magician (1973) - 01x21 The Illusion of the Evil Spikes Screenshot
1 star2 star3 star4 star5 star
5/5 (3 votes)

Last Episode

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 …

Next Episode

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

Character Guide

View All [13]

Series Fun Facts

More Trivia
  • There was a writers' strike in 1973 (Writers Guild of America against the Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers) and the series greatly suffered because of that. Fans…
    [show]
    There was a writers' strike in 1973 (Writers Guild of America against the Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers) and the series greatly suffered because of that. Fans attribute to that fact the demise of the series after only one season.
    [hide]
  • License number on his Corvette was "SPIRIT".
  • Once the series was picked up, the pilot's opening credits would be changed to remove Elizabeth Ashley from the reel, no doubt to avoid paying her royalties. In the next episode, and for the…
    [show]
    Once the series was picked up, the pilot's opening credits would be changed to remove Elizabeth Ashley from the reel, no doubt to avoid paying her royalties. In the next episode, and for the first half of the series, she is replaced by a young actress replicating the scene kissing Bill Bixby in the same fashion as Ashley did.
    [hide]
You are successfully logged out.
login
[close]

ShareTV Login

Username
Password
Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out
[close]

Create Account

Username
Password
Verify Password
EMAIL

Verification code (check your email for the verification code)

Verification code has been sent to the following email address:
If you didn't receive the verification code:

1. Check your bulk/spam folder.

2. Try to whitelist our email address (noreply@sharetv.org)

3. Resend verification email

If you mistyped your email address change it here
Create a free ShareTV account to make a personalized schedule of your favorite TV shows, keep track of what you've watched, earn points and more.
Verify your username and email to complete your Registration
Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out
[close]

Forgot Your Password?

EMAIL
Enter the email address you used to create the account and your password will be emailed to you.