CTVA US Adventure - "The Greatest American Hero" (Stephen J. Cannell/ABC) Season 3 (1982-83)

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Starring
William Katt, Robert Culp, Connie Sellecca

Season 3 (ABC) (1982-83)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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########## The Greatest American Hero ########
############## season 3 1982-83 ##############
############### (final season) ###############
ABC Fridays 9:00-10:00pm Eastern

3.1 [--] The Greatest American Hero: DIVORCE VENUSIAN STYLE
29-Oct-82 ABC Fri
w. Patrick Hasburgh d. Ivan Dixon
Song: "Opposites" by Stephen Geyer
Guest Cast:
Jeremy Kemp .............. Franz Zedlocker
Dean Santoro ............. Jackson
Kurt Grayson ............. Hertzog
James MacIntyre .......... Billy Boy Floyd
Jason Bernard ............ Morgan
Wayne Storm .............. Police officer
Shane Dixon .............. Ranch guard
Also starring:
Eugene Brezany ........... Also with
Al W. Coss ............... Steve
Robert Gray .............. Phillips
Joe Clarke ............... Patrolman
Frank Doubleday .......... Lutz
Ralph is wounded in a battle with some Neo-Nazis that have gotten the suit and the alien ship returns to
earth to save him. Ralph gets another book, whoops!

3.2 [--] The Greatest American Hero: THE PRICE IS RIGHT
5-Nov-82 ABC Fri
w. Stephen J. Cannell d. Ivan Dixon
Song: "Big Shot" by Stephen Geyer
Guest Cast:
Steven Shortridge ........ Price Cobb
Heather Lowe ............. Wendy Cobb
Dick Butkus .............. Coach Andrews
Patrick Collins .......... Gertmanian
Martin Speer ............. Stan Hawn
Jack Andreozzi ........... Florenzia
Bob Hastings ............. Sports announcer
Doug France .............. Caprice
Cathryn Habit ............ Gloria
Louise Hoven ............. Roberta
Don Pulford .............. Miller
Susan Duvall ............. Angie
Chip Johnson ............. Deke
Also starring:
Claude Jones ............. Coach Farley
Ted Dawson
Ben Powers
Anthony Davis
Tom Harmon
Edith Fields ............ Maid
Bill is upset when he sees a top pro quarterback talking to a known gambler and surprised to find out that
Ralph knows him. He encourages Ralph to accept the invitation to the class reunion where they discover the truth.

3.3 [--] The Greatest American Hero: THIS IS THE ONE THE SUIT WAS MEANT FOR
12-Nov-82 ABC Fri
w.Babs Greyhosky d. Ivan Dixon
Song: "Bicycle Built For Two" by Stephen Geyer
Guest Cast:
Bo Brundin ............... Stanislov
Pepe Serna ............... Cortez
Loyita Chapel ............ Bunny
Jay Varela ............... Fernandez
Randall Nazarian ......... Alejandro
Dein Wein ................ Mitchell
Maurie Lauren ............ Sandy
Bobby Don McGaughey ...... Employee
Bob Basso ................ Phil, tennis player
When Pam tells Ralph that she can't take any more, Bill steps in with tickets to a vacation spot that
just happens to be in the area where a top-secret jet disappeared. [Ralph proposes.]

3.4 [--] The Greatest American Hero: THE RESURRECTION OF CARLINI
19-Nov-82 ABC Fri
w. Frank Lupo d. Arnold Laven
Guest Cast:
Andrew Robinson .......... Chris Stoppard
Ferdinand Mayne .......... Marco the Magnificant
Jack McGee ............... Toby Roberts
Timothy Carey ............ Blatchard
Tawny Little ............. Reporter
Randi Brooks ............. Beverly
Sandy Martin ............. Woman
Troy Slaten .............. Little boy
Robert Aberdeen .......... Magician
Melanie Vincz ............ Magician's Assistant
Ken Lerner ............... Pool cleaner
Wiley Harker
Bill is invited to the reading of a will left by a magician --and murder suspect-- who died during an escape trick.
The ensuing magic show is full of surprises

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Moves to Thursdays on ABC from 6-Jan-1983
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3.5 [--] The Greatest American Hero: THE NEWLYWED GAME
6-Jan-83 ABC Thur
w. Babs Greyhosky d. Chuck Bowman
Song: Everything You Dream by Stephen Geyer
Guest Cast:
June Lockhart ............ Alice Davidson
Norman Alden ............. Harry Davidson
Hansford Rowe ............ Matthew Powers
Woody Eney ............... Martin
Alice Backes ............. Mrs. Pilburn
Terrence McNally ......... Campbell
Frank K. Wheaton ......... Videoman
Pamela Bowman ............ Boom Boom
Dan Peterson ............. Stripper
Cynthia Steele ........... Party guest
Tom Pletts ............... Minister
Ralph and Bill are decoyed into performing a secret mission on their way to the bachelor party, which they miss,
and there is a surprise in the brief case instead of the suit. Pam's girl friends throw a terrific party for her,
but Ralph's is a bust.

3.6 [--] The Greatest American Hero: HEAVEN IS IN YOUR GENES
13-Jan-83 ABC Thur
w. Patrick Hasburgh d. Christian I. Nyby, Jr
Guest Cast:
William Prince ........... Dr. Striegel
George McDaniel .......... Rutter
Dennis Lipscomb .......... Gardner
Carolyn Seymour .......... Kris Peterson
Rick Barker .............. Bradley
Gene Ross ................ Plummer
Patricia Wilson .......... Marge Lutz
Ruben Moreno ............. Gas station attendant
Gina Alvarado ............ Receptionist
Andre the Giant .......... Monster
William Marquez .......... George
Ted Gehring .............. Lutz
Paul Barselow ............ Thug
Santos Morales ........... Mexican customer in bar
A genetic scientist thinks Bill would be the perfect dna donor for his experiment, so he stages Bill's
death and kidnaps him.

3.7 [--] The Greatest American Hero: LIVE AT ELEVEN
20-Jan-83 ABC Thur
w. Babs Greyhosky d. Arnold Laven
Guest Cast:
William Windom ........... Henry Williams
Alan Fudge ............... Chuck Cole
Eugene Peterson .......... Sherwood Dawes
Will MacMillan ........... Fields
Miguel Fernades .......... Canton
Melvin F. Allen .......... Security guard #1
Charles Walker ........... Shelton
Woody Skaggs ............. Coursey
Victoria Boyd ............ Vicki
Mark York ................ Policeman
Eileen Saki .............. Nurse
Amanda Harley ............ Gladine
Dudley Knight ............ Foreman
Terence Bensor ........... Schneider
Ralph can't believe the images he is getting from a newsanchor who is secretly campaigning for President
and using terrorists who are taking over a plutonium plant. New power--mind control.

3.8 [--] The Greatest American Hero: SPACE RANGER
27-Jan-83 ABC Thur
w. Rudolph Borchert d. Ivan Dixon
Guest Cast:
Joe Santos ............... Agt. Henry Fetchnet
Douglas Warhit ........... Allen Longstreth
Kene Holliday ............ Agt. Ballantine
Edward Bell .............. Principal Knight
James Beach .............. Oscar
Alex Rodine .............. Proslov
Jan-Ivan Dorin ........... Zatkoff
Billy Zabka .............. Clarence Mortner, Jr.
Evonne Kezios ............ Zelda
Steve Alterman ........... Milton
Jay Gerber ............... Mortner
Ralph discovers his new student is a science whiz who's been tapping into Soviet satellite communications in
hopes of joining the CIA. The Russians take exception. The kids lose the science fair prize, but gain new
respect for Allen.

3.9 [--] The Greatest American Hero: THIRTY SECONDS OVER LITTLE TOKYO
3-Feb-83  ABC Fri
w. Danny Lee Cole and J.Duncan Ray d. Arnold Laven
Guest Cast:
Soon-Teck Oh ............. Ernie Shikinami
Christine Belford ........ Dotty Parker
Lloyd Kino ............... Isoroku Shikinami
Dana Lee ................. Maitre d'
Edward Bell .............. Principal Knight
Mako ..................... Master of Flowers
Robert Alan Browne ....... William Frankfather
Peter Kwong .............. Tanaka
John Wyler ............... Benning
George Paul .............. Landlady
Bert Hinchman ............ Security guard
A young Japanese scientist has access to a new weapon which is wanted by a syndicate who hold the developer's
uncle as a hostage. Things get lively when Ralph helps deliver the weapon-a laser.

------------- End of Series on ABC Network -------------
The remaining 4 episodes were shown only in syndication
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3.10 [--] The Greatest American Hero: WIZARDS AND WARLOCKS
(C) 1982 (1983/Syndicated)
w. Shel Willens d. Bruce Kessler
Guest Cast:
James Whitmore, Jr. ...... Norman Fackler / Parker
Shunil Borpujari ......... Prince Aha Mohammed Afi Fahaad
Bob Saget ................ Rook
Toni Hudson .............. Student
David Paymer ............. Gamer
Also starring:
Steve Peterman ........... Margolis
Nico Minardos ............ King Abou Al Fahaad
Harvey Solin ............. Omar Stambouli
Michael Huddleston ....... Gamer
Ralph and Bill search for a Middle Eastern prince who disappeared
while playing a fantasy game at college.

3.11 [--] The Greatest American Hero: IT'S ONLY ROCK AND ROLL
(C) 1982 (1983/Syndicated)
w. Babs Greyhosky d. Christian I. Nyby, Jr
Guest Cast:
Judson Scott ............. Dack Hampton/Harmony
Anthony Charnota ......... Christopher Bunch
David Sage ............... Official
Rick Dees ................ Station house MC (Announcer)
Also starring:
Robert Dryer ............. Brick
George Dickerson ......... Mr. Norton
Lesley Woods
Andy Wood ................ Lenny
Michael Mancini
Dennis Stewart
Sheila E. Frazier ........ Training officer
Ralph and Bill are called in when deadly threats are made against a rock group. The neighborhood watch becomes
very angry with Hinkleys for a loud party and messy garbage.

3.12 [--] The Greatest American Hero: DESPERADO
(C) 1982 (1983/Syndicated)
w. Stephen J. Cannell & Frank Lupo d. Christopher Nelson
Song: Desperado by Stephen Geyer
Guest Cast:
John Vernon .............. Justin King
Rick Lenz ................ Dr. Morgan (vet)
Luke Askew ............... Matt
Red West ................. Charley
James Hampton ............ Sheriff
Conlan Carter ............ Hunter (Ranch hand)
Linda Hoy ................ Martha Wells
Beach Dickerson .......... Judge
Ralph falls for a beautiful wild stallion when they vacation in the wilds, and very upset when he
finds the wild horses are being caught and sold illegally in Mexico.

3.13 [--] The Greatest American Hero: VANITY, SAYS THE PREACHER (final episode)
(C) 1982 (1983/Syndicated)
w. Robert Culp d. Robert Culp
Guest Cast:
Isela Vega ............... Senora Estelita Del Vera
Julio Medina ............. Dr. Francisco
Dehl Berti ............... Marco
Luis Moreno .............. Marco
Frankie Pesce ............ Bartender
Joseph Culp .............. Sons (Robert Culp's son)
Jason Culp ............... Sons (Robert Culp's son)
Bill is tricked into helping troubled friends when he is given an award by a small South American country.
There is a suggestion that one of her sons might be his.

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