Earl falls into toxic waste and develops the powers of flight, heat ray vision, and accurate weight guessing. He decides to become a real life superhero and hopes it will make him a hero to the Baby, who idolizes TV's Captain Action Figure. Written by
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The title is a parody of the 1974 anti-war song "Billy Don't Be A Hero" written by Mitch Murray and Peter Callander and sung by Paper Lace. "Billy, don't be a hero! Don't be a fool with your life! Billy, don't be a hero! Come back and make me your wife!" See more
I'll let you know a little secret. If you take off the mask and cape and the funny costume, sometimes you find a real hero underneath.
...Looks like you.
That's the point. You see daddies are heroes too, and mommies. We may not have heat vision but we go to back breaking, mind numbing jobs, so you can grow up comfortably and have some nice things in your life. It may not be flashy, but it's real.