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The first attempt to translate Wonder Woman to the small screen was in 1967, when the success of the Batman television show led to a flurry of copycat series. Greenway Productions, the company behind the Batman show, produced a four-and-a-half-minute Wonder Woman test reel starring Ellie Wood Walker as Diana Prince, Linda Harrison as Diana's Wonder Woman alter ego and Hope Summers as her mother. As with Batman, the reel took a comic slant on the character. This pilot episode was never broadcast.

DVD release of the first season of the 1970s TV series. Pictured: Lynda Carter.Wonder Woman's first broadcast appearance is as a guest in a Brady Kids cartoon in 1972, entitled "Beware of Gifts Bearing Greeks". (Wonder Girl had already appeared on television in a series of Teen Titans cartoon shorts, part of the Batman/Superman Hour cartoon show.) This was quickly followed by the heroine's inclusion in the long running Superfriends cartoon series.

Her second live-action outing was a TV movie made in 1974, starring Cathy Lee Crosby as a blonde non-superpowered Amazon. This version owed little to the Wonder Woman comic book character current at the time of screening, being closer indeed to the "I Ching period" abandoned by the comic book some years before.

Though not successful at the first attempt, network interest was such that within a year another pilot was in production. Scripting duties were given to Stanley Ralph Ross, who'd worked on the original pilot reel, but this time he was instructed to be more faithful to the comic book and create a subtle "high comedy". The new TV series ran from (1976-1979), and starred Lynda Carter as Wonder Woman/Diana Prince and Lyle Waggoner as Steve Trevor, and is probably the best known version of the character. See Wonder Woman (television series) for details.

Wonder Woman was also a team character in the various incarnations of the Super Friends animated series that aired on Saturday mornings throughout the 1970s and 1980s, and in the animated Justice League series on the Cartoon Network in the 2000s. The Justice League cartoons portray her as a female Superman and hints she is attracted to Batman (most likely avoiding a Superman attraction due to his relationship to Lois Lane).

During the 1990s, there were many rumors of a possible Wonder Woman feature film at that time, but nothing came of it. There are many who feel Lynda Carter's portrayal has made it impossible for anyone suitable to be found to inherit the role (much as studios until recently had spent several years without success searching for a new actor to succeed Christopher Reeve as Superman).

In 2005, a new Wonder Woman movie was announced with Joss Whedon, who has considerable experience with female action heroes with Buffy the Vampire Slayer, writing and directing. Whedon has been quoted as saying his interpretation of the hero will not wear "star-spangled panties", raising concern that he may be planning to redesign the character in some way.[1]

Currently Wonder Woman is a character for an upcoming DC and Marvel M.U.G.E.N project related to the Marvel vs Capcom fighting games.

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> Airing History & Information 
Last Airing Sep 11, 1979
Premiere December 18, 1976
Episodes 57
Network ABC / CBS
Format/Time Color / 60 Minutes
Country United States
Upcoming Airs Not currently airing
 
> Cast 
Michael Shannon....   Cameron / Lt. Stonehouse (3 episodes)
Beatrice Colen....   Etta Candy (1976-1977)
Saundra Sharp....   Eve (1977-1979)
Richard Eastham....   Gen. Phil Blankenship (1976-1977)
Arch Johnson....   Gen. Zachary Kane / John Kelly (3 episodes)
Norman Burton....   Joe Atkinson (as Normann Burton) (1977)
April Lerman....   Kirk / Davis (3 episodes)
Lyle Waggoner....   Major Steve Trevor (1976-1977)/Steve Trevor, Jr. (1977-1979)
Curt Lowens....   Nordling / Gen. Ulrich (3 episodes)
Carolyn Jones....   Queen Hippolyta (3 episodes)
Tom Kratochvil....   Voice of I.R.A.C. (1977-1979)
Lynda Carter....   Wonder Woman (Princess Diana aka Diana Prince)

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Season 1 (Warner Bros. Home Video)
(June 29, 2004)
Season 2 (Warner Bros. Home Video)
(March 1, 2005) Buy It (USA) (Canada)
Season 3 (Warner Bros. Home Video)
(June 7, 2005) Buy It (USA) (Canada)
 


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