The Greatest American Hero: Season 1, Episode 6

My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys (29 Apr. 1981)

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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?

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Ferdy Mayne ...
Abe Figueroa
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Don Cervantes ...
Brandon Williams ...
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Edward McAstelli (as Frank McCarthy)
Joseph Chapman ...
Tim Carson
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Norm Woods
Bruce Tuthill ...
Sam Watson
Glenn R. Wilder ...
Pete King (as Glenn Wilder)
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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?

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The title is from the song "My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys" was performed by Willie Nelson in the 1979 film The Electric Horseman. See more »

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Ralph Hanley: [to the discouraged Bill] Like it or not, Bill, I have a responsibility. This world needs its heroes, ya know? This society needs someone to look up to.
Pam Davidson: We got that straight from the Lone Ranger.
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References The Lone Ranger (1949) See more »

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Heroes are Human
Written by Stephen Geyer
Performed by Joey Scarbury
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