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.

Stephen J Cannell Interview

Brand New Interview with Stephen J Cannell

Robert Culp Interview

Connie Sellecca

Documentary 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.

It's All Downhill From Here Mar 03 1982 - Ralph skis like a pro with the suit on, and stands in at the Olympics for a Russian skiier so the man can defect to America, and hand over top secret information that he stole.

A Chicken In Every Plot Feb 17 1982 - Ron O'Neill, John Hancock, Thalmus Rasulala, Lincoln Kilpatrick Scenario: When an old FBI buddy invites Bill to his Caribbean retreat, Maxwell takes Ralph, Pam and the students along. ...more

Now You See It... Jan 20 1982 - While practicing flying in the desert with Bill, Ralph gets a vision of a plane crash. It's the suit showing it to him, and Bill can only see it when he touches Ralph. They rush to the scene to ...more

A Train of Thought Jan 13 1982 - Ralph crashes head first into a train, and gets amnesia. Pam and Bill have to convince him that the suit really works.

The Shock Will Kill You Feb 10 1982 - A space shuttle is about to crash, and only Ralph can save it. He does so, but ends up supermagnetized, perhaps permanently. Worst of all, a strange creature aboard the shuttle heads towards Los ...more

Hog Wild Nov 25 1981 - A motorcycle gang steals the super-suit, and tries to use it to take over a town. It only works on Ralph, so they must force HIM to do their dirty work while holding Bill captive.

There's Just No Accounting... Mar 24 1982 - Bill convinces the parents of a kidnap victim to pay the ransom, certain that Ralph can recover it when he saves their little girl. Ralph finds himself being audited by an overzealous IRS agent ...more

The Beast in Black Dec 09 1981 - Ralph finds a window into the 4th dimension while scouting an old house. Bill gets possesed by a woman's spirit, and Ralph must return her through that window.

Classical Gas Dec 02 1981 - Ralph's students start a band, and a promoter lands them a spot on a big ticket concert while trying to get Pam to go out with him.

The Two-Hundred-Mile-an-Hour Fastball Nov 04 1981 - It's base-ball time, and The California Stars pitchers are all getting beaten-up by thugs, so it's up to Ralph and Bill to figure out why. Bill comes up with a fabulous idea--- Ralph can wear ...more

The Hand-Painted Thai Jan 27 1982 - Years ago, prisoners of war were brainwashed to respond to a code phrase. Now, someone is using them to commit acts of sabotage. Bill and Ralph investigate, but Bill inadvertently falls under a ...more

Captain Bellybuster and the Speed Factory Apr 07 1982 - Bill recieves hot tips on a speed factory working out of a fast food chain, and a newspaper reporter publishes pictures of Ralph flying.

The Good Samaritan Mar 31 1982 - Tired of using the suit to fight crime, Ralph decides to branch out. He tries to intervene in a battle between an old man fighting for his home and the city taking it away, but Bill has him on ...more

Just Another Three Ring Circus Feb 03 1982 - Ralph takes a job at the circus as a human cannonball while trying to help Bill bust a crime ring that involves a phony dating service.

Operation Spoil Sport Nov 11 1981 - Ralph and Bill must stop World War III by defusing a corrupt military leader's plans to launch a suprise missile attack against Russia.

The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea Feb 24 1982 - Ralph and Bill hunt for the sea creature ""Carrie"" in the Bermuda Triangle thinking that the monster may be responsible for all of the boats that disappear there. They ...more

Who Woo in America Apr 14 1982 - Ralph's mother is re-marrying to a man who planted a much wanted micro-chip in her engagement ring.

Live at Eleven Jan 20 1983 - An Aging TV anchorman plans to retire in grand style. He hires a band of mercenaries to sabotage a nuclear plant, hoping that his coverage of the event can launch a Presidential campaign. Ralph ...more

Thirty Seconds Over Little Tokyo Feb 03 1983 - A young Chinese scientist has invented a deadly particle "ray gun" weapon. A local gang kidnaps his uncle, hoping to obtain the gun. Bill's plan to save the Uncle backfires, and Ralph ...more

The Price is Right Nov 05 1982 - It's football season again, and time for Ralph's high school reunion. Ralph's old friend and star pro quarterback named Price Cobb is the focus of the party, but is being forced to throw a game ...more

Space Ranger Jan 27 1983 - One of Ralph's students invents a radio telescope capable of decoding Russian satellite messages. The KGB tries to steal his system. When that maneuver fails, they decide to kill him before he ...more

The Resurrection of Carlini Nov 19 1982 - A magician killed performing his greatest trick seemingly returns from the grave to murder his three rivals. Ralph must use his suit to out trick the would-be killer.

Desperado A weekend in the country leads Ralph, Pam and Bill into a race to save a wild stallion from a cruel rancher. The man blames the horse for a crippling injury. His men are also selling horses for ...more

The Greatest American Heroine Feb 13 1986 -

Wizards And Warlocks King Abu Al-Fahad asks Ralph and Bill to help find his son, Prince Aha, who was kidnapped by Middle Eastern terrorists while playing a Dungeons and Dragonsesque game, Wizards and Warlocks. Their ...more