While on a road trip through a desert, mild-mannered high-school teacher Ralph Hinkley (temporarily changed to Ralph Hanley for part of season one due to real-life current events) is greeted by extraterrestrials, who present him with an extraordinary red flying suit that imbues him with uncanny powers. Learning of the suit, high-strung FBI agent Bill Maxwell convinces Ralph to help him fight crime. Ralph's girlfriend, attorney Pam Davidson, also knows of his secret life as a superhero.
Greatest American Hero considered as one of the greates Tv Shows of all times. That Tv Show won Emmy (Primetime) Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series in 1981. This was Stephen J. Cannell’s 3rd Tv Show. Greatest American Hero was one of this most popular pieces. You can also watch other Tv Show from that genre such as Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Batman, and Mork & Mindy.