The Greatest American Hero
A school teacher encounters aliens who leave him with a power suit turning him into a superhero but, after losing the instructions, he has to learn by trial and error.
S01:E01 - The Greatest American Hero Pt. 1 & 2
In this feature-length pilot, a pair of strangers, liberal high school teacher Ralph Hinkley and right-wing FBI agent Bill Maxwell, have a close encounter in the Southern California desert one night with aliens who give our heroes a red superhero suit.
S01:E02 - The Hit Car
Ralph works with Bill to dodge professional killers while transporting a beautiful and flirtatious FBI informant to testify against her drug-dealing mobster boyfriend.
S01:E03 - Here's Looking at You, Kid
A call to defend his country's national security thwarts Hinkley's plans to spend time with Pam's parents, who are visiting from Minnesota.
S01:E04 - Saturday on Sunset Boulevard
Maxwell and Hinkley are in the midst of international affairs that could gravely affect the world.
S01:E05 - Reseda Rose
Ralph and Bill try to unravel a case involving secret military plans, a Russian submarine and the kidnapping of Rhonda's mother.
S01:E06 - My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys
Maxwell enlists Hinkley's help to prevent his wartime buddy - now a jaded cop - from turning crooked.
S01:E07 - Fire Man
When one of his students is suspected of arson, Ralph enlists the help of Pam and Maxwell to prove the boy's innocence.
S01:E08 - The Best Desk Scenario
Ralph revs up his unpredictable super powers, racing to Pam's rescue when her promotion to junior law partner becomes a death sentence.