The Best Episodes of The Greatest American Hero

The Greatest American Hero (2)

#1 - The Greatest American Hero (2) 8.12

Season 1 - Episode 2

Ralph is paired up with FBI agent Bill Maxwell, who has his own ideas as to how Ralph should use his suit.

Directors: Rod Holcomb
Don't Mess Around With Jim

#2 - Don't Mess Around With Jim 7.89

Season 2 - Episode 3

Ralph and Bill are kidnapped by a tycoon that actually had his own suit given to him years ago by the aliens. The suit corrupted this man to use it for personal fortune, and he did not lose the instruction book. The aliens did not like the way he was using the suit, and they took it away from him.

Directors: Robert C. Thompson
Saturday on Sunset Boulevard

#3 - Saturday on Sunset Boulevard 7.73

Season 1 - Episode 5

Russians are trying to find an heiress and her Russian husband in order to force them to establish a missile cache hold on their private island. Bill needs Ralph's help when he is suspected of failing a lie-detector test at FBI headquarters.

Directors: Rod Holcomb
The Greatest American Hero (1)

#4 - The Greatest American Hero (1) 7.63

Season 1 - Episode 1

Ralph Hinkley, an average school teacher, is given a suit with amazing powers by aliens. Now, Ralph must decide if he'll use his new powers to fight crime, even though he already lost the suit's instruction manual.

Directors: Rod Holcomb
Reseda Rose

#5 - Reseda Rose 7.45

Season 1 - Episode 6

Ralph uses his suit to help Rhonda, one of his students, after her mother is kidnapped by the Russians.

Directors: Gabrielle Beaumont
Hog Wild

#6 - Hog Wild 7.37

Season 2 - Episode 4

A motorcycle gang steals the super-suit, and tries to use it to take over a town. It only works on Ralph, so they must force HIM to do their dirty work while holding Bill captive.

Directors: Ivan Dixon
The Hit Car

#7 - The Hit Car 7.24

Season 1 - Episode 3

Bill, who has been trying to bust open a drug ring for over 20 years, must drive a witness to Los Angeles for the trial of the gang leader and asks Ralph for help.

Directors: Rod Holcomb
Classical Gas

#8 - Classical Gas 6.71

Season 2 - Episode 5

Ralph's students start a band, and a promoter lands them a spot on a big ticket concert while trying to get Pam to go out with him.

Directors: Bruce Kessler