Chris and Cindy hop in their Invisible Plane and head back to the disco era to check out the 2nd season opening tele-film for the 70s Wonder Woman TV series, retitled The New Adventures of Wonder Woman! Lynda Carter must leave Paradise Island once more, this time to help Lyle Wagonner’s Steve Trevor, Jr. stop a group of terrorists! What did the Super Mates think of the transition to the “modern” era? Does this episode hold up to the fabled World War II-centric first season? Only one way to know for sure!
Then it’s off to the comic rack, for DC’s Brand-New Wonder Woman ’77 comic, based on this version of the television series! Wonder Woman goes clubbin’ and runs afowl (get it) of the Silver Swan! Then in the second story, Diana Prince wakes up in a world that is not her own. If she’s not Wonder Woman, who is? Hmmm, I don’t know…maybe Cathy Lee Crosby?!?
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Next time: We celebrate the USA’s birthday with a look at the Star-Spangled Avenger himself, Captain America! Join us for our examination of the 1991 prestige format mini-series The Adventures of Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty!