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Action & Adventure Comedy Rated: 7+ (TV-PG)1981 - 19863 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Free Services Philo Tags: Alien Superhero Supernatural Country: America

The chronicles of teacher Ralph Hinkley's adventures after a group of aliens gives him a red suit that gives him superhuman abilities. Unfortunately, Ralph, who hates wearing the suit, immediately loses its instruction booklet, and thus has to learn how to use its powers by trial and error, often with comical results.The Greatest American Hero featuring William Katt and Robert Culp has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Philo, free on Tubi, free on PlutoTV, and 4 others. It's an action & adventure and comedy show with 49 episodes over 3 seasons. The Greatest American Hero is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (4,875 votes).

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William Katt

Ralph Hinkley

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Season 1
9 Episodes | Plex, Crackle, Peacock, Philo, PlutoTV, Tubi, & Vudu

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47 episodes (96%) are available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Peacock & 3 others).

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43 episodes (88%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Philo).

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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Not available to rent or buy.

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#2,417 Ranked TV Show

#67 Ranked in Alien TV

#126 Ranked in TV on Philo

#646 Ranked in Science-Fiction TV

The Greatest American Hero has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (4,875 votes). The show is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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