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.

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The Greatest American Hero Is Returning… With a Diversity Twist

Yet another reboot has gone into development, and this one's got a great diversity twist. A new version of The Greatest American Hero is in the works at ABC, and this time around that hero will be neither white nor male Deadline reports. Where the or… Read more

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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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Ralph, Pam and Bill try to save a beautiful stallion from an obsessed rancher.

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Ralph and Bill find themselves protecting a rock star after an attempt has been made on his life.

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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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