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"The Greatest American Hero" There's Just No Accounting... (1982)

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Stephen J. Cannell (created by) and
Frank Lupo (written by)
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Original Air Date:
24 March 1982 (Season 2, Episode 18)
Ralph has to deal with an IRS audit, Bill is suspended for losing a kidnapping ransom, and everyone is harassed by the IRS. Fun times. | Full synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

William Katt ... Ralph Hinkley

Robert Culp ... Bill Maxwell

Connie Sellecca ... Pam Davidson

Faye Grant ... Rhonda Blake (credit only)

Michael Paré ... Tony Villicana (credit only)
James Whitmore Jr. ... Byron Bigsby

Jerry Douglas ... Jack Martel

Marc Alaimo ... Donnie Armus
William Bogert ... Les Carlisle
Ryan MacDonald ... Harve Sherwin (as Ryan Mac Donald)
Carole Mallory ... Kidnapper
Eugene Peterson ... Mr. Sherman

Ted Gehring ... Counterman
Emily Moultrie ... Debbie Sherwin
Cloyce Morrow ... Penny Sherwin

Episode Crew
Directed by
Ivan Dixon 
Writing credits
Stephen J. Cannell (created by)

Frank Lupo  written by

Produced by
Juanita Bartlett .... co-executive producer
Stephen J. Cannell .... executive producer
Frank Lupo .... producer
Christopher Nelson .... co-producer
Jo Swerling Jr. .... supervising producer
Gary Winter .... associate producer
Original Music by
Pete Carpenter 
Mike Post 
Cinematography by
Jacques R. Marquette 
Film Editing by
Mike Elias 
Art Direction by
John D. Jefferies Sr. 
Set Decoration by
Lowell Chambers 
Costume Design by
Kent Warner 
Makeup Department
Suzan Bagdadi .... hair stylist
John Inzerella .... makeup
Production Management
Michael J. Maschio .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mack Bing .... first assistant director
Stephen Sassen .... second assistant director
Art Department
Pat Moudakis .... property master
Sound Department
'Fast' Eddie Mahler .... sound mixer
Special Effects by
Al Di Sarro .... special effects
Dennis Madalone .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Blair .... key grip
John Kiser .... camera operator
Jim Marquette .... assistant camera
Michael Schuyler .... gaffer
Steve Stafford .... camera operator
Casting Department
Reuben Cannon .... casting
Location Management
Ralph Alderman .... locations
Music Department
Stephen Geyer .... lyricist: theme music
Franklin Jones Jr. .... dubbing mixer
Mike Post .... composer: theme music
Joey Scarbury .... singer: theme music
Transportation Department
Ronald Stinton .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Rosemarie Abelson .... production coordinator
Suzi Alter .... script supervisor
Joan Etchells .... production accountant
Patrick Hasburgh .... staff consultant

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Stephen J. Cannell  created by
Jeff Ray 

Produced by
Juanita Bartlett .... co-executive producer (1980-1982)
Alex Beaton .... producer (1980-1981)
Original Music by
Garry Schyman 
Film Editing by
John Carrol 
Mario Di Mambro 
Dave Goldson 
Art Department
Kenneth Milfred .... set dresser
Special Effects by
Frank Ceglia .... special effects technician
Ken Speed .... special effects assistant
Kenny Bates .... stunts
Tony Brubaker .... stunts
Gene LeBell .... stunts
Tony Snegoff .... stunt rigger
Camera and Electrical Department
John Earl Burnett .... second assistant camera: second unit (as John Burnett)
Jim Marquette .... assistant camera
Michael R. Marquette .... assistant camera
Stan McClain .... assistant camera: aerial unit (3 episodes)
David Morton .... electrician
Music Department
Andy D'Addario .... music scoring mixer
Other crew
Daniel Cameron .... security officer
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Additional Details

USA:49 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Bill Maxwell:[after Ralph breaks Bill's car door] Ralph! What are my going to tell Carlisle?
Ralph Hanley:Does he even ask anymore?
Bill Maxwell:Yes! He does ask! Every day, about the cars.
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