In the first-season finale, a man aids air-crash victims in his own backyard; an organization helps bury violent-crime victims; celebrities share stories about their heroes. Also: everyday heroics at a small-town car show and by members of a bluegrass band.
A veteran aids Katrina victims in New Orleans; the Dallas Cowboys and team owner Jerry Jones score points against hunger; a teacher instructs her students about the heroic ways of kindness. Also: a segment on cancer in teens.
Heroes include a woman who helps to educate homeless children and a plastic surgeon who works with African children. Also: segments on Oprah Winfrey's Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa, and the charitable endeavors of Andre Agassi and Tony Hawk.
A passerby stops an assault in a park; a minister restores an old school bus to aid the homeless. Also: the work of a center for abandoned children in Kenya; charitable endeavors of the NFL's Drew Bledsoe.
A postal worker protects a woman from a serial rapist; a beauty queen works with the hungry and homeless; dogs bring joy to the mentally challenged; celebrities reveal their personal heroes. Also: a foundation dedicated to curing paralysis; leaving gang life behind.
An off-duty police officer saves a family from a burning car; a teenage race-car driver competes for charity; a man with heart disease saves a neighbor's baby. Also: firefighter profiles; celebrities talk about people who have made a positive difference in their lives.
A series featuring profiles of people who do extraordinary things begins. Included: a mother who risks her life to save a woman from a carjacker; a child prodigy who raises money for children's charities; basketball stars assisting the homeless in Harlem and Katrina victims. Also: Celebrities talk about their heroes.
Cast & Details
Premiered: June 15, 2008
Premise: Profiles of people who do extraordinary things.