The Greatest American Hero

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The Greatest American Hero

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The Greatest American Hero

First Air Date: March 18, 1981

First Aired on    :   1981
Status    :   Ended
Created By    :   Stephen J. Cannell
Networks    :   ABC
Genres    :   Action & Adventure,Comedy,Crime
Seasons/Episodes    :   45 episodes in 3 Seasons

The chronicles of  teacher Ralph Hinkley's adventures after a group of aliens gives him a red suit that gives him superhuman abilities. Unfortunately, Ralph, who hates wearing the suit, immediately loses its instruction booklet, and thus has to learn how to use its powers by trial and error, often with comical results.

The Greatest American Hero on IMDb 7.5

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Season 3 (1982)

14 episodes

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Season 2 (1981)

22 episodes

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Season 1 (1981)

9 episodes

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Specials (1)

10 episodes

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