The Greatest American Hero (1981)

The Greatest American Hero

Created by Stephen J. Cannell

1981 • TV-14 • English • 60 min.

A staple of 80s prime time sci-fi, this show follows the misadventures of a schoolteacher (William Katt) who is gifted a suit that grants him Superman-like abilities. In a monkey’s paw kind of situation, he loses the instruction manual, so he has trouble mastering his newfound superpowers. The show also features the great Robert Culp and one of the all-time best TV theme songs — believe it or not, I’m walking on air...

Cast: William Katt, Connie Sellecca, Robert Culp

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