The series ran for three seasons, from 1975 to 1978, and was first shown on the ABC network and then the NBC network for its final season.Years after its cancelation, three spin-off TV movies were produced between 19.
During his visit, he rekindles his old relationship with Jaime Sommers, now one of America's top tennis players.
Their relationship progresses rapidly to the point where Steve proposes marriage.
During an outing, Steve and Jaime take part in some skydiving.
Jaime's parachute malfunctions and she plummets to the ground, falling through tree branches, hitting the ground and suffering traumatic injuries to her head, legs, and right arm.
Steve then makes an emotional plea to his boss, Oscar Goldman, to save Jaime's life by implementing bionics, even going so far as to commit Jaime to becoming an operative of the Office of Scientific Intelligence (OSI). Rudy Wells (played at this point in the series by Alan Oppenheimer) and the bionics team to rebuild her.
Jaime's body is reconstructed with parts similar to Steve's, but the actual cost of rebuilding her is not revealed.
It is said humorously in dialogue to be less than the million it cost to rebuild Austin because the replacement parts for her were "smaller" (though in Germany the show was called Die Sieben Millionen Dollar Frau, which translates as The Seven Million Dollar Woman).
Like Steve before her, Jaime is given two bionic legs, capable of propelling her at speeds exceeding 60 mph (having been clocked at more than 62 mph in "Doomsday Is Tomorrow" and outpacing a race car going 100 mph in "Winning is Everything") and jumping to and from great heights, and her right arm is replaced by a lifelike prosthetic capable of bending steel or throwing objects great distances.
The Bionic Woman is an American television science fiction action series starring Lindsay Wagner that aired between 19.
The Bionic Woman series features Jaime Sommers, who takes on special high-risk government missions using her superhuman bionic powers.
The Bionic Woman series is a spin-off from the 1970s The Six Million Dollar Man television science fiction action series.