The Pilot episode of the series. School teacher Ralph Hinkley meets FBI agent Bill Maxwell on a field trip to the desert, where they are met by a UFO that gives them a mission and a red costume with amazing powers. The new team must then use those powers to thwart a conspiracy.
Ralph's class prepares to perform Shakespeare while he works with Bill to dodge professional killers and transport a beautiful and flirtatious FBI informant to testify against her drug-dealing mobster boyfriend.
A military aircraft with a top-secret prototype targeting system is stolen, and Bill recruits Ralph to help him find the gun-sight, during which Ralph discovers a new superpower that he is unable to control. Meanwhile, Ralph's students press a classmate to run for class president, and Pam's mother and judgmental father fly in from Minnesota to meet Ralph.
FBI agents and Russian killers pursue a man and woman, Ralph's students are disillusioned and preparing to drop out of school, and Bill is given a lie detector test where he is caught covering for his extra-terrestrial and super-suit escapades, causing him to be suspended from the FBI until he takes a follow-up test. Bill comes up with a plan to resolve the high-profile FBI case in order to buy himself out of the failed test predicament, enlisting Ralph and Pam to help him.
Ralph retires the suit after his super-heroics result in a near-tragedy. Bill desperately needs Ralph to help him crack a corrupt cop caper masterminded by a war buddy. Can the Lone Ranger remind Ralph of a hero's great responsibility?