TV Episodes Full List of The Greatest American Hero Episodes

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Below is a complete The Greatest American Hero episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual The Greatest American Hero episodes are listed along with the The Greatest American Hero episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. The Greatest American Hero episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. This poll features items like “This is the One the Suit Was Meant For” and “There's Just No Accounting....” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the The Greatest American Hero episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.
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Stephen J Cannell Interview

Brand New Interview with Stephen J Cannell

Robert Culp Interview

Connie Sellecca

DVD Documentary about the show.

William Katt Interview

Michael Pare

The Greatest American Heroine
This was a pilot for a spin-off series that was never aired on network television. Three years after the end of the show, Ralph is exposed with the suit and allows all the attention to inflate ...more

Stephen and Mike Reminisce

Mike Post Interview

The Hit Car Mar 25 1981
Ralph is paired up with FBI agent Bill Maxwell, who has his own ideas as to how Ralph should use his suit.

Saturday on Sunset Boulevard Apr 08 1981
When a secret gunsight is stolen, Bill asks Ralph for help in solving the case. However, Ralph runs into problems when he keeps turning invisible unexpectedly, and must deal with the pressure of ...more

Reseda Rose Apr 15 1981
Russians are trying to find an heiress and her Russian husband in order to force them to establish a missile cache hold on their private island. Bill needs Ralph's help when he is suspected of ...more

The Best Desk Scenario May 13 1981
Ralph lends Tony a hand by finding him a job as a car repossesser. When Tony is arrested for arson, Ralph and Bill team up to find the real criminal.

My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys Apr 29 1981
Ralph uses his suit to help Rhonda, one of his students, after her mother is kidnapped by the Russians.

Fire Man May 06 1981
Ralph reconsiders his suit of powers after a flying mistake almost takes out a bus full of tourists. Bill also reconsiders his job path when one of his heroes is suspected of plotting out the ...more

The Greatest American Hero (2) Mar 18 1981

Here's Looking at You, Kid Apr 01 1981
Bill, who has been trying to bust open a drug ring for over 20 years, must drive a witness to Los Angeles for the trial of the gang leader and asks Ralph for help.

The Greatest American Hero Mar 18 1981
Ralph Hinkley, an average school teacher, is given a suit with amazing powers by aliens. Now, Ralph must decide if he'll use his new powers to fight crime, even though he already lost the suit's ...more

The Best Desk Scenario May 06 1981
At FBI headquarters, promotions are being handed out. However, Bill considers retiring from his job. Meanwhile, Ralph must use his suit to save Pam when she discovers her boss is the head of an ...more

Plague Jan 06 1982
A psycho military cult leader tries to spread the small-pox virus.

Dreams Mar 17 1982
An act of kindness backfires when Ralph uses the suit to help a coworker with a personal project. This leads his other co-workers to take daring chances for their own shots at success. Soon, he ...more

Lilacs, Mr. Maxwell Apr 28 1982
Bill falls in love with a female FBI agent, and wants to tell her about the suit. She turns out to be a spy, and is ordered to kill him.

Don't Mess Around With Jim Nov 18 1981
Ralph and Bill are kidnapped by a tycoon that actually had his own suit given to him years ago by the aliens. The suit corrupted this man to use it for personal fortune, and he did not lose the ...more

The Lost Diablo Dec 16 1981
Bill has a treasure map, and takes Ralph and his class out to the desert to find the lost Diablo Gold Mine that vanished a long time ago, and are met with resistance from the local thieves.