While 21st Century superhero fans have been enjoying The Hulk in various Avengers movies (including Thor: Ragnarok, currently in theaters), horror fans who came of age in the 1980s have long had a soft-spot in our dark hearts for the mean-green reimagining of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. The Incredible Hulk TV series aired on CBS between 1978 and 1982, and for many, American actor Lou Ferrigno epitomizes the misunderstood anti-hero.
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Today, Ferrigno is celebrating his 66th birthday today, so it seemed like the perfect opportunity to look back at the evolution of The Hulk in film and TV. The folks at Then & Now on YouTube have put together the 7-minute retrospective below, and it’s a must watch for fans of The Hulk, superhero drama, and nostalgia. Enjoy!
About Then & Now on YouTube: Welcome to Then & Now channel! You will find here various videos of how people, games, movies, television, etc. change throughout time.
Peep the trailer and synopsis for Thor: Ragnarok below.
Official Synopsis: Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk, his former ally and fellow Avenger. Thor’s quest for survival leads him in a race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home world and the Asgardian civilization.