The Greatest American Hero is an American Tv series which aired for three seasons from 1981 to 1983 on ABC. It premiered as a two hour movie pilot on March 18, 1981. It starred William Katt as teacher Ralph Hinkley (later Hanley), Robert Culp as FBI Agent Bill Maxwell, and Connie Sellecca as lawyer Pam Davidson. The show chronicles Ralph’s adventures after he is given a red suit from a group of aliens, which provides him superhuman abilities. The series was produced by producer Stephen J. Cannell Joel Colon helped design the costumes. The show is typical of Cannell’s style of character-driven quirky drama, where the plot is secondary to the relationships among the characters.
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