The Greatest American Hero

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VIDEO: What Shows Are on Chris Hardwick's Watchlist?

It's no surprise that self-proclaimed TV nerd Chris Hardwick says The Walking Dead is his favorite show right now.

"Yes, Walking Dead [is] one of my favorite shows," Harwick says. "I host a show after it [Talking Dead] and I know you're probably like, 'You're just saying that because you host a show after that!' Maybe, or maybe not, [but] I wouldn't have hosted that show if Walking Dead wasn't one of my favorites."

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Hardwick, whose TV taste ranges from Walking Dead and Doctor Who to the '80s series Greatest American Hero, is currently working on his next project: voicing a snake for Nickelodeon's new animated show Sanjay and Craig (premieres Saturday, May 25 at 10:30 a.m./9:30c).

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 2/4/1983

The Greatest American Hero Season 3

Free | Hulu Aired: 1/1/1983

Season 3, Episode 12
Bill is given a Man of the Year Award by a small South American country only to return there to re-live his past and future.

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Free | Hulu Aired: 10/29/1982

Season 3, Episode 13
Ralph is critically wounded when he rescues agent Maxwell from a band of neo-Nazis, which leads to an eerie high-speed chase into the desert where his alien protectors save his life and reveal the secret of operating his super-powered suit.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 4/28/1982

Season 2, Episode 22
The Greatest American Hero Season 2

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VIDEO: What Shows Are on Chris Hardwick's Watchlist?

It's no surprise that self-proclaimed TV nerd Chris Hardwick says The Walking Dead is his favorite show right now.

"Yes, Walking Dead [is] one of my favorite shows," Harwick says. "I host a show after it [Talking Dead] and I know you're probably like, 'You're just saying that because you host a show after that!' Maybe, or maybe not, [but] I wouldn't have hosted that show if Walking Dead wasn't one of my favorites."

Check out all of our celebrity Watchlists

Hardwick, whose TV taste ranges from Walking Dead and Doctor Who to the '80s series Greatest American Hero, is currently working on his next project: voicing a snake for Nickelodeon's new animated show Sanjay and Craig (premieres Saturday, May 25 at 10:30 a.m./9:30c).

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July Fourth Weekend TV Marathon Roundup

Too hot outside? If you'd rather spend July Fourth on a couch, there's plenty of TV to watch. Check out our marathon roundup for the holiday weekend:

(All times are ET/PT and subject to change)

Monday, July 5
Real Housewives of New Jersey marathon (3 p.m.-Midnight, Bravo)
Cake Boss marathon (6 a.m.-8 p.m., TLC) read more

Greatest American Hero Worship on July 4th

From 1981 to '83, The Greatest American Hero made a generation believe a man could fly — even as he often crash-landed. William Katt starred as the neurotic schoolteacher who gained superpowers from "the magic jimmies" bestowed upon him by aliens... read more

I Spy's Robert Culp Dead at 79

Robert Culp, best known for his role in the pioneering TV series I Spy opposite Bill Cosby, has died. He was 79.

Culp died Wednesday after collapsing, or possibly tripping, on a sidewalk outside of his Hollywood home, his agent, Hillard Elkins, told TVGuide.com. He additionally... read more

What was the name of the ...

Question: What was the name of the sports-based sitcom that starred Farrah Fawcett? It probably aired in the late '80s or early '90s. Thanks for your help.Answer: No problem, Greg. The show was called Good Sports. It launched on CBS in January 1991 and featured Fawcett as a supermodel-turned-sportscaster on a ESPN-like cable network. Fawcett's character, Gayle Roberts, was paired with Bobby Tannen, a dim but charming ex-football star played by Ryan O'Neal. The setup was that Gayle and Bobby had enjoyed a weekend fling in college, but he didn't recall it at all, which, of course, infuriated her. But that little complication didn't stop her from falling for him a second time, and the romantic tension, coupled with guest spots from real-life sports stars and a supporting cast that included such notables as read more

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Premiered: March 18, 1981, on ABC
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Superhero spoof about an inept crimefighter with superpowers given to him by aliens. Trouble is, he lost the instruction manual. The show wasn't a hit, but the theme song, `The Greatest American Hero (Believe It or Not),' was. Stephen J. Cannell (`The A-Team') produced.

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