The Greatest American Hero - Season 2

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Episode Guide

  • Lilacs, Mr. Maxwell
    Episode 22
    4/28/82
    8.7
    Bill falls in love with a female FBI agent, and wants to tell her about the suit. She turns out to be a spy, and is ordered to kill him.
  • 4/28/82
    0.0
    Ralph's Mom is going to marry a con man who is smuggling a micro-chip that corrupt oilmen have killed for.
  • Ralph teams up with a hamburger helper -- Captain Bellybuster to bust a drug ring.
  • 4/14/82
    7.2
    Ralph's mother is re-marrying to a man who planted a much wanted micro-chip in her engagement ring.
  • 4/7/82
    0.0
    Ralph's suit proves no match for the I.R.S., when a satchel of money from a kidnapping turns up in Ralph's living room.
  • Bill receives hot tips on a speed factory working out of a fast food chain, and a newspaper reporter publishes pictures of Ralph flying.

  • The Good Samaritan
    Episode 19
    3/31/82
    8.4
    Tired of using the suit to fight crime, Ralph decides to branch out. He tries to intervene in a battle between an old man fighting for his home and the city taking it away, but Bill has him on the hunt for bank robbers.
  • Dreams
    Episode 18
    3/24/82
    0.0
    When Ralph uses the suit to help his associates realize their dreams, it complicates all their lives.
  • There's Just No Accounting...
    3/24/82
    8.2
    Bill convinces the parents of a kidnap victim to pay the ransom, certain that Ralph can recover it when he saves their little girl. Ralph finds himself being audited by an overzealous IRS agent who's convinced he took the ransom money. Meanwhile, Ralph and Bill keep getting shot at in drive-by shootings, but by who?moreless
  • Dreams
    Episode 17
    3/17/82
    9.2
    An act of kindness backfires when Ralph uses the suit to help a coworker with a personal project. This leads his other co-workers to take daring chances for their own shots at success. Soon, he must don the super suit not only to prevent them from ruining their lives, but also to save Bill from a vengeful, recently paroled killer.moreless
  • 3/3/82
    6.9
    Ralph skis like a pro with the suit on, and stands in at the Olympics for a Russian skiier so the man can defect to America, and hand over top secret information that he stole.
  • 2/24/82
    7.7

    Ralph and Bill hunt for the sea creature "Carrie" in the Bermuda Triangle, thinking that the monster may be responsible for all of the boats that disappear there. They undercover a stolen boat ring, and never find the creature.

  • 2/17/82
    0.0

    Ralph becomes a human cannonball to investigate the disappearance of a Polish clown.

  • 2/17/82
    7.2
    Scenario: When an old FBI buddy invites Bill to his Caribbean retreat, Maxwell takes Ralph, Pam and the students along. Unfortunately, they find themselves involved in a voodoo plot to take over the island's government.
  • 2/10/82
    8.3

    A space shuttle is about to crash, and only Ralph can save it. He does so, but ends up supermagnetized, perhaps permanently. Worst of all, a strange creature aboard the shuttle heads towards Los Angeles, electricuting all who get in its way.

  • 2/10/82
    0.0
    Bill and Ralph uncover a devious plot to threaten the Western World when a band of hypnotized ex-war prisoners are drawn into service by the sinister Gen. Vin Chow.
  • Just Another Three Ring Circus
    2/3/82
    7.3

    Ralph takes a job at the circus as a human cannonball while trying to help Bill bust a crime ring that involves a phony dating service.

  • Lilacs, Mr. Maxwell
    Episode 12
    2/3/81
    0.0
    Love is blind, even for Bill Maxwell, who finds himself falling for a beautiful foreign agent. Will love or the deadly Mr. David stop Bill's heart first?
  • Train of Thought
    Episode 11
    1/27/82
    10
    Ralph suffers amnesia when he gets knocked out while trying to stop a hijacked train.
  • The Hand-Painted Thai
    1/27/82
    7.8
    Years ago, prisoners of war were brainwashed to respond to a code phrase. Now, someone is using them to commit acts of sabotage. Bill and Ralph investigate, but Bill inadvertently falls under a hypnotic trance, leaving the heroics up to Ralph.
  • Now You See It...
    Now You See It...
    Episode 10
    1/20/82
    8.4
    While practicing flying in the desert with Bill, Ralph gets a vision of a plane crash. It's the suit showing it to him, and Bill can only see it when he touches Ralph. They rush to the scene to find no plane, and figure out that it must be something that hasn't happened yet, and they're supposed to prevent it. We come to find out that Pam is on that plane, and it's been hijacked. To make matters worse, the plane has an experimental cloaking device that makes it invisible to radar, and the Air Force would rather shoot it down than have the plane in enemy hands.moreless
  • The Lost Diablo
    Episode 10
    1/20/82
    0.0
    A class field trip turns into a nightmare for Ralph and Bill when they are trapped in more ways than one while searching for a lost gold mine.
  • Now You See It
    Episode 9
    1/13/82
    0.0
    Ralph gets tied up in time while trying to save Pam from an air crash before it happens.
  • Train of Thought
    Train of Thought
    Episode 9
    1/13/82
    9.2
    Ralph crashes head first into a train, and gets amnesia. Pam and Bill have to convince him that the suit really works.
  • Classical Gas
    Episode 8
    1/6/82
    0.0
    The kids' big break could be ruined if Ralph can't stop terrorists from releasing nerve gas at their concert.
  • Plague
    Plague
    Episode 8
    1/6/82
    8.0

    A psycho military cult leader tries to spread the smallpox virus.

  • The Lost Diablo
    Episode 7
    12/16/81
    7.1
    Bill has a treasure map, and takes Ralph and his class out to the desert to find the lost Diablo Gold Mine that vanished a long time ago, and are met with resistance from the local thieves.
  • The Plague
    Episode 7
    12/16/81
    0.0
    Ralph and Bill have to save mankind from a deadly plague virus that a fanatical right wing military group hopes to unleash on an unsuspecting world.
  • The Beast in Black
    The Beast in Black
    Episode 6
    12/9/81
    9.1
    Ralph finds a window into the Fourth Dimension while scouting an old house. Bill gets possessed by a woman's spirit, and Ralph must return her through that window.
  • Hog Wild
    Episode 6
    12/9/81
    0.0
    Ralph tries to save himself and a town from a rampaging motorcycle gang.
  • Classical Gas
    Episode 5
    12/2/81
    7.5
    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.
  • 12/2/81
    7.0
    Ralph, Pam, and Bill find out how the suit will do against voodoo, when they find themselves pitted against the evil president of a small island country in the West Indies.
  • 11/25/81
    0.0
    When Ralph tries to deliver the will of a dead man who is alive, he finds himself in the middle of a close encounter of the strange kind.
  • Hog Wild
    Episode 4
    11/25/81
    7.1
    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.
  • 12/18/81
    8.0
    Will Ralph's suit protect Bill from a real estate agent -- or his ghost?
  • 11/18/81
    8.9
    Ralph and Bill are kidnapped by a tycoon.
  • 11/11/81
    9.5

    Ralph and Bill must stop World War III by defusing a corrupt military leader's plans to launch a suprise missile attack against Russia.

  • The California Stars pitchers are all getting beaten-up by thugs, so it's up to Ralph and Bill to figure out why.