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"I need a hero!
I'm holding out for a hero till the end of the night
He's gotta be strong
And he's gotta be fast
And he's gotta be fresh from the fight."
[Parody lyrics: But he can't be especially bright]
Bonnie Tyler, "Holding Out For A Hero"

The Hero: The good guy, seeks to defeat the villain, save the princess, find the treasure, etc. Generally the central figure in Action Series and Adventure Series.

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This list is about the devices used to make heroes heroic in storytelling. We also have a list of different kinds of hero characters. If you are looking for something about the show by that name, try Heroes.


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