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Believe it or not, he’s walking on air! William Katt is back as reluctant flying crime fighter Ralph Hinkley, who would know exactly how to use the red superpower suit given to him by aliens if he hadn’t lost its instruction manual. In this season, Ralph pitches in the World Series, prevents World War III, suffers amnesia, joins the circus, battles bad bikers, voodoo vengeance, a fast-food mascot and much more, all with the help of his attorney girlfriend Pam Davidson (Connie Selleca) and FBI agent Bill Maxwell (Robert Culp). Who could it be? Believe it or not, he’s THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO!

This collection features all 22 Second Season episodes with such guest stars as Markie Post, Joe Mantegna, Barbara Hale, Keenan Wynn, Dixie Carter, Don Drysdale and more, plus all-new Extras that include revealing and fun career-retrospective interviews with creator Stephen J. Cannell and music composer Mike Post.

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CastWilliam Katt, Robert Culp, Gianni Russo, Connie Sellecca, Gwen Humble
DirectorGabrielle Beaumont, Arnold Laven, Robert C. Thompson, Rod Holcomb
Screen WriterStephen J. Cannell, Jeff Ray, Juanita Bartlett, Lee Sheldon
DVD Release Date:  February 15, 2005
Runtime:  417 minutes
Studio:  Starz / Anchor Bay
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review by . September 26, 2010
The show was the somewhat reluctant brainchild of Stephen J. Cannell (the uber writer/producer who brought us Hunter and 21 Jump Street) who said in the special features that the idea of doing a Super Hero show was pitched to him in a meeting, but that he wasn't really interested at first. He kicked the idea around with some of his staffers and decided that it might make a fun show after all, but only if it was handled in a more down to earth manner so to speak. He wanted the main character …
review by . February 20, 2006
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THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO was one of those shows I remember watching fondly as a kid. I looked forward to watching the adventures of Ralph Hinkly and Bill Maxwell each week and seeing what trouble they would get into. THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO came out during a time when it wasn't common to have superheroes how came from normal backgrounds. The SUPERMAN movies had only been out a few years and Hollywood was sucking up superhero scripts left and right (though most of them were never made). What …
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