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bionic woman

n. a human being whose body has been taken over in whole or in part by electromechanical devices; "a cyborg is a cybernetic organism" [syn: cyborg, bionic man]

Bionic Woman (2007 TV series)

Bionic Woman is an American science fiction television drama that aired in 2007, which was created by David Eick, under NBC Universal Television Group, GEP Productions, and David Eick Productions. The series was a re-imagining of the original television series, The Bionic Woman, created by Kenneth Johnson, which in turn was based upon the novel Cyborg by Martin Caidin and its TV adaptation The Six Million Dollar Man, retaining its forebears' premise while taking on a more contemporary setting. David Eick also serves as executive producer alongside Laeta Kalogridis and Jason Smilovic. Production of the series was halted due to a strike by the Writers Guild of America causing only eight episodes to be aired. Following its failure to be included in the Fall 2008 schedule it was announced that the series was canceled as the result of low ratings.

The series revolved around bartender Jaime Sommers, who is saved from death after receiving experimental medical implants. While adjusting to her new bionic powers and raising a rebellious younger sister, Jaime agrees to work for the Berkut Group, a quasi-governmental private organization that performed her surgery.

Bionic Woman

Bionic Woman may refer to:

  • The Bionic Woman, a television series that aired from 1976 to 1978 on ABC and NBC
    • Jaime Sommers (The Bionic Woman), the main character
  • Bionic Woman (2007 TV series), a 2007 remake of the series on NBC
    • Jaime Sommers (Bionic Woman), the main character