My Hero (2000–2007)

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Thermoman is a multiple-powered superhero who originates from the planet Ultron. In an attempt to do his best to fit in with life on earth, he creates the human alias of George Sunday.

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 Janet Dawkins (51 episodes, 2000-2007)
Geraldine McNulty ...
 Mrs. Raven (51 episodes, 2000-2007)
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 Dr. Piers Crispin (51 episodes, 2000-2007)
Lill Roughley ...
 Ella Dawkins (51 episodes, 2000-2007)
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 Tyler (51 episodes, 2000-2007)
Lou Hirsch ...
 Arnie (50 episodes, 2000-2007)
Tim Wylton ...
 Stanley Dawkins (48 episodes, 2000-2007)
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 George Sunday / ... (44 episodes, 2000-2006)
Finlay Stroud ...
 Ollie Sunday / ... (38 episodes, 2002-2007)
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Thermoman is a multiple-powered superhero who originates from the planet Ultron. In an attempt to do his best to fit in with life on earth, he creates the human alias of George Sunday.

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The mouths of Finlay Stroud and Madeleine Mortimer who voice Ollie and Cassie are added on to the faces of the babies who play the characters, so that the talking looks more realistic. See more »

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[repeated line]
Piers: I am always here.
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Featured in The Funny Blokes of British Comedy (2005) See more »

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Funny and Surreal
13 November 2003 | by (Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

I love this show! I've been watching it on BBCAmerica, and it makes me laugh out loud--unlike American sitcoms. Ardal O'Hanlon is perfect in the role of an alien superhero, sniffing out trouble around Earth, dashing to the rescue quickly and efficiently--but absolutely clueless as to the ways and mores of earthly relationships. His attempts to adapt to Earth and England are for love, which makes them oddly endearing. The peripheral characters are a bit much; the Health Centre's receptionist Mrs. Raven and pompous Dr. Piers Crispin for example are one-note characters, and quickly become tiring. But the central relationship of George "Thermoman" Sunday and his lovely Janet (played with the right balance of affection and exasperation by Emily Joyce) sustains this lightweight but thoroughly enjoyable comedy.


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