The Greatest American Hero

  • 1981
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

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.

Season 1, Episode 9 The Best Desk Scenario

First Aired: May 13, 1981

Bill decides to quit the FBI after one last venture: rescuing Pam (Connie Sellecca) from the clutches of the mob. Clarence: Eugene Peterson. Ralph: William Katt. Palmer: Duncan Regehr. Principal: Michael Ensign. Genesta: Tom Pletts. Svenson: Rod Colbin.

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  • Premiered: March 18, 1981
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • 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-Te… (more)

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