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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.

  1. Stephen J. Cannell


Series Cast

  1. William Katt

    William Katt

    Ralph Hinkley

    45 Episodes

  2. Robert Culp

    Robert Culp

    Bill Maxwell

    45 Episodes

  3. Connie Sellecca

    Connie Sellecca

    Pam Davidson

    45 Episodes

  4. Faye Grant

    Faye Grant

    Rhonda Blake

    45 Episodes

  5. Michael Paré

    Michael Paré

    Tony Villicana

    45 Episodes

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The Greatest American Hero

Season 3

1982 | 14 Episodes

Season 3 of The Greatest American Hero premiered on October 29, 1982.

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The Greatest American Hero
The Greatest American Hero



Status Ended


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  • PG


    Parental guidance is recommended for young viewers; PG-rated content may air at any time on digital-only channels, otherwise, it should only be broadcast between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and between 7:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. on weekdays, and between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. on weekends.

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 60m



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