*The Greatest American Hero premiered March 1981 on ABC and ran until February 1983 for a total of 3 seasons and 45 episodes (though, as we say on the show, that includes the added-for-syndication multiple unaired episodes and the Greatest American Heroine pilot).
*ABC first broadcast "The Shock Will Kill You" February 10, 1982 at 8:00 P.M. The Fall Guy and Dynasty followed it. NBC ran Real People, The Facts of Life, Love, Sidney, and Quincy.
*CBS showed She's a Good Skate, Charlie Brown and 1978's Hooper. The Peanuts special is a 1980 cartoon spotlighting Peppermint Patty.
*Joey Scarbury took the show's theme song to #2 on the Billboard charts. You will be able to hear a track from William "Billy" Katt's 1982 solo album in this week's YouTube playlist dropping soon!
*Here is where you can find RetroFan, which published the cool interview with star William Katt in issue #5.
*Jon Abbott's book quoted in that article is Stephen J. Cannell Television Productions: A History of All Series and Pilots.
*Bob Culp and Burt Reynolds never appeared in a movie nor TV episode together according to our research. What a shame!
*Ralph Hinkley and Pam Davidson get married in season 3's "The Newlywed Game."
*Hear more about Leonard Lightfoot here in our examination of Silver Spoons.
*Rod Holcomb directed 6 episodes of the series.
*The Greatest American Heroine featured Mary Ellen Stuart as the titular superhero and Mya Stark as the precocious girl.