Herbie J Pilato’s Thoughts About a Certain ‘Bionic Woman’

EXCLUSIVE: My Perceptions Of “The Bionic Woman” — And Beyond
by Herbie J Pilato

I will never forget the first time I saw The Bionic Woman television series.

Lindsay Wagner portrayed Jaime Sommers in a new spin-off from The Six Million Dollar Man, which featured Lee Majors.

Both shows aired on ABC in the mid-1970s, at the onset of my teenage years.

By the time The Bionic Woman began as a stand-alone series, I was a sophomore in high-school in my hometown of Rochester, New York. And on the night the show debuted in January 1976, I was alone in the red-brick double house that my family shared with my aunt, uncle, and cousin next door.

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Writer/producer Herbie J Pilato is the host of the TV talk show THEN AGAIN WITH HERBIE J PILATO, now streaming on Amazon Prime and the author of several pop-culture/media tie-in books. He has been part of TVWriter™ for over 20 years and is Contributing Editor Emeritus. Learn more about Herbie J HERE