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)
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 Stanley Dawkins (48 episodes, 2000-2007)
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 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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Piers: I am always here.
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Leave your brain behind and you will laugh.
17 March 2000 | by (Dublin, Ireland) – See all my reviews

On the surface George Sunday (Ardal O'Hanlon) appears to be a mild-mannered Irishman who runs a health shop but in reality, he is Thermoman, an leotard-wearing superhero who hails from the planet Ultron. When he rescues nurse Janet Dawkins (Emily Joyce), he is so taken by her he moves to England to be nearer to her and the pair fall in love. The comedy of the series is mainly based on George's attempts to come to grips with everyday life and combining a dual career as a superhero and a slightly odd earthling.

Make no bones about it, the premise of the series is very very silly but the excellent cast carry it off. Ardal O'Hanlon (better known as the dim-witted Fr Dougal Maguire in Fr Ted) is lovable as George and Emily Joyce is suitably droll as his girlfriend. The cast is rounded out by some other good characters - especially Mrs Raven the sharp-tongued doctor's receptionist who abuses all comers to the surgery and Dr Piers Crispin, the clinic's doctor who's more concerned about his career on breakfast television.

Leave your brain behind and just enjoy the ride.


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