The hero of our story.M.A.N.T.I.S.
(1994-1995, 1997) was a short-lived (one season) science fiction series on FOX
starring Carl Lumbly
and produced by Sam Raimi
. It followed the adventures of Dr. Miles Hawkins, a paraplegic scientist who develops a power suit (the titular M.A.N.T.I.S., or Mechanically Augmented Neuro Transmitter Interception System
) that not only allows him to walk again, but to fight crime as well. It is notable for being the first television series to feature an African-American superhero as the main character.
The full series is available on Hulu
This series provides examples of: