History Series / TheGreatestAmericanHero

27th Jul '16 12:26:04 PM Merlyn_LeRoy
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* UnfortunateNames: See the Hinkley/Hanley note in the opening paragraph.
23rd May '16 3:26:35 PM BDA1978
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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Bill.
23rd May '16 3:24:03 PM BDA1978
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* {{Expy}}: This series is what you get when you combine {{Superman}} with GreenLantern and add more comedy.

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* {{Expy}}: This series is what you get when you combine {{Superman}} with GreenLantern and add more comedy.and.....WelcomeBackKotter.
9th Apr '16 7:43:28 PM Geoduck
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* MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily: "The Beast in the Black" is nothing ''but'' a set of giant chomping teeth.



* PowerPerversionPotential: In "Live at Eleven", Ralph can't resist using his (temporary) mind-control powers on Pam. (Although it never goes any further than prank-level behavior.)



* RealAfterAll: An episode involving a legendary sea-monster.

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* RealAfterAll: An episode involving a As noted, "The Devil in the Deep Blue Sea" and its legendary sea-monster.sea-serpent.



* SelfDeprecation: "Captain Bellybuster and the Speed Factory" features cheesy local commercials with the eponymous "superhero" "flying".. using exactly the same special effects that the show did with Ralph's flights.



* TouchedByVorlons

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* TouchedByVorlonsTouchedByVorlons: Or at least given one of their suits to wear.
9th Apr '16 7:29:41 PM Geoduck
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* CryptidEpisode: "The Devil in the Deep Blue Sea" has Ralph wanting to go sea-serpent hunting, before getting distracted by more human villains. It turns out [[spoiler: the serpent does exist, but only the viewer gets to see it.]]
4th Mar '16 4:59:18 AM DevilMaster
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* YouLookFamiliar: The actor who played Pam's Hardware store owner Dad in "Here's Looking at you Kid" shows up as a sports announcer in "It's All Downhill From Here" and "The Price Is Right".
8th Jan '16 5:00:41 PM foxley
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* HowDoIShotWeb

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* HowDoIShotWebHowDoIShotWeb: having lost the instruction book, Ralph has to figure out the suit's powers through trial and error.
8th Jan '16 2:43:47 PM Cindylover1969
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* ClearMyName: Tony in "Fire Man."


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* ADayInTheLimelight: "Lilacs, Mr. Maxwell" and "Vanity, Says The Preacher" focus on Bill (probably not coincidentally, Robert Culp wrote and directed both episodes), while "Fire Man" prominently features Tony.
28th Nov '15 5:18:53 PM Bissek
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* DressedInLayers: Ralph, though depending on what he's wearing getting his outer outfit off the suit can be a time-consuming process.


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* TransformationIsAFreeAction: Humorously averted. Depending on what Ralph is wearing, it can take some time for him to take it off so he can save the day.
6th Nov '15 5:26:50 PM Bissek
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* CapeSnag: Subverted...Ralph's cape is just about the only thing that '''didn't''' give him problems when he used the suit.

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* CapeSnag: Subverted...Ralph's cape is just about the only thing that '''didn't''' give him problems when he used the suit. Well, it did flop over his head and block his vision on occasion, but that's a side effect of Ralph being able to use the suit to fly but not to make a controlled landing.
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