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Greatest American Hero TV Show

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Television Show Summary

This 80's comedy drama TV show chronicles the adventures of High-school teacher Ralph Hinkley and FBI agent Bill Maxwell. The two have an encounter in the desert with aliens, who give Ralph a red superhero suit.

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TV Show Plot For Greatest American Hero

In the TV show Greates American Hero, school teacher Ralph Hinkley (William Katt) is given a superhero suit during an alien encounter in the desert while on a school field trip. Ralph loses the instruction manual for the suit, and comedy ensues as he attempts to learn to use the powers.

Other Greatest American Hero characters included: Ralph's lawyer girlfriend Pam Davidson (Connie Sellecca; and FBI agent Bill Maxwell (Robert Culp).

Forty episodes of Greatest American Hero aired on ABC from 1981 to 1983.

Cast of Greatest American Hero TV Show

William Katt - Ralph Hinkley
Robert Culp - Bill Maxwell
Connie Sellecca - Pam Davidson
Don Cervantes - Poco Rodriguez
Michael Paré - Tony Villicana
William Bogert - Les Carlisle
Jesse D. Goins - Cyler Johnson
Faye Grant - Rhonda Blake

Trivia for the TV Show Greatest American Hero

DC Comics attempted to sue the producers of the Greatest American Hero series for copying Superman.

80's TV Show Facts:

The TV Show Greatest American Hero was televised from 03/18/1981 to 02/03/1983, on the ABC network.

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