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Diana of Paradise Island (Wonder Woman TV Series)

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Diana was raised on Paradise Island, which was located in the Bermuda Triangle, alongside many women, mainly her mother and her sisters, one of which was named Drusilla, who would soon join Diana in her fights against the Germans. On Paradise Island, she grew up with a strong respect for womanhood and little knowledge of man or the world that existed outside of the Bermuda Triangle. She would later move over to the U.S.A to help take an injured soldier named Steve Trevor, who had crashed his plane in a dogfight over the Triangle, home after she fell in love with him. She soon lived in the U.S.A in her own apartment, in World War 2 and stayed there, helping Steve fight against the Nazi's. As she lived there, she soon grew to know more and more about the real world that she wasn't used to. After an unexplained 35 year gap, she returned to 1970's U.S.A and helped Steve Trevor Jr. in fighting off more enemies. By this time, she was more wise and knew how to handle herself as she got older.

Wonder Woman started out as naïve, but also very respectful of women and able to defend herself. She was very forgiving of some of her enemies, such as a Nazi, named Fausta and the Baroness Von Gunther. She was also very motherly, as was shown when her sister, Drusilla joined her during the Second World War and wanted to be more out-going with the locals than Diana was. Diana took on the role of a parent and advised her to be more careful in the new world around them, since she was more aware of this new country. While not knowing as much about the world of men, she trusted the allies that she met to provide her with more knowledge, for example, Steve Trevor taught her about what cavalry was. When faced with a dangerous choice that would effect her home, she would consult her mother for advice on how to deal with it. Despite this, as time went on, she showed signs of learning more and becoming wiser, even relying less on her mother for advise on how to survive. It was obvious that she enjoyed stopping evil, as she would occasionally have a witty comment for the villains when she had them cornered or defeated them. She would often take on the role of being very peaceful towards offenders, trying to show off the best sides of humanity in them and in their enemies. As Wonder Woman became older, she soon became very no-nonsense. As many men would flirt with her, she would instantly become very defensive and show disgust at some of the men that decided to go her way. Diana was mostly a victim to this, while, when she was in the guise of Wonder Woman, she wouldn't face this as often. This was used as a running gag in the show, often resulting in Diana triumphing over her potential 'suitors'. The only love interest that she had was Steve Trevor in World War 2, she shared no interest in any other men, even Steve Trevor Jr.


  • Immortality: So long as Wonder Woman remained on Paradise Island, she was virtually immortal. Whenever she left the island, Diana's body began to age at the same rate of cellular decay as a normal human being. Upon returning to the island however, her immortality was restored.
  • Superhuman Strength: Wonder Woman was several times stronger than the average human being, and could bend steel pipes in her bare hands, or lift heavy machinery with little to no effort. She could also use her powerful leg muscles to propel herself through the air, leaping over high obstacles such as walls or fences. In contrast to other versions of the character, Diana's strength level is significantly less than that of her Earth-One, Earth-Two or New Earth counterparts.
  • Superhuman Stamina
  • Transformation: By spinning around in a clockwise motion, Wonder Woman could instantly change from her costumed identity to her Diana Prince disguise and back again.


  • Mimicry: Wonder Woman possessed an uncanny ability to perfectly mimic the voices of others. She has often demonstrated her proficiency at this skill by imitating others while speaking on a telephone. The person on the other end of the line believed that they were in fact speaking to another person altogether, often times, people they shared a great familiarity with.
  • Animal Empathy: Wonder Woman used this ability on guard dogs or creatures that were involved in the schemes she was up against. She would befriend the animals and calm them down or tell them to do something that would help her.
  • Aviation


Only when Wonder Woman's belt or lasso was removed, would she become weaker or prove to have less strength than before.



  • Invisible Robot Plane: Wonder Woman possessed a private aircraft that was invisible to the human eye. Although all of the contents of the plane were invisible, Diana herself was not, and could usually be seen seemingly floating in mid-air while piloting the craft.


  • Wonder Woman did not carry any weaponry, although she did occasionally use her tiara as a throwing weapon.
  • Lynda Carter was a huge influence over the character, giving the role much more personality, as she felt that the writing, to begin with, wasn't good enough for her.
  • This is the first version of the character of Wonder Woman to introduce the famous spin and explosion transformation. Lynda Carter herself thought of the idea to save money on the show's budget.
  • The romance that this version of Wonder Woman shared with Steve Trevor was cut short after the writers of the show realized that the life of the show would be very short if the characters ended up getting married. So, as a result, the romance was only hinted at in Season 1 and never picked up afterwards.



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