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Jun 22, 2021

When Steve Austin's girlfriend, Jamie Sommers, was killed in an episode of "The Six Million Dollar Man," TV audiences were outraged and demanded she come back. ABC executives answered those demands with "The Bionic Woman" starring Lindsay Wagner in the title role, and this time Wagner was able to call the shots in a big way. Find out how as we celebrate Wagner's birthday on today's Sci-Fi 5!

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