My Hero-Season 2

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Product Overview

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's health-food shop-owner George Sunday, alias the world's most famous superhero, Thermoman! Thermoman, a down-to-earth superhero in love, is back for another series of out-of-this world comedy adventures. In Season Two, Janet tells her parents who George really is, which causes more problems than it solves; a long-lost fiancee and an enemy from planet Ultron cause trouble; cousin Arnie steals the Crown Jewels; and wedding plans are afoot now that Janet is to have Thermoman's baby.

Includes all six episodes from Season Two of My Hero, along with exclusive bonus features!


Studio Warner
SKU 204408403
UPC 794051401724
UPC 14 00794051401724
Format DVD
Rating NR
Editors Note
Note British TV show MY HERO stars Ardal O'Hanlon (FATHER TED) as Thermoman (AKA George), a superhero who has come to save Earth from devious criminals while also running a health food shop. Janet Dawkins is a nurse George has fallen in love with, and is also the only earthling who knows of George's other identity. Together they weave some charming comic tales in this first season of the show.
Ardal O'Hanlon
Cast & Crew
Ardal O'Hanlon - Actor
Emily Joyce - Actor
Geraldine McNulty - Actor
Hugh Dennis - Actor
James Dillon - Production Designer
Jo Sutherland, et. al. - Art Director
John Stroud - Director
Marcus Mortimer - Producer
Mykola Pawluk, et. al. - Editor
Paul Mendelson, et. al. - Writer
Philip Pope - Original Music By
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise - Executive Producer
Technical Info
Original Release Date 2001
Catalog ID 4017
UPC 00794051401724
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 180 minutes
Color Color
Original Language English
Available Audio Tracks English
Aspect Ratio
Standard  1.33:1 [4:3]
ReviewSource DVD Verdict
Review My Hero is very much like Mork and Mindy, just without space eggs and the obscene amount of body hair...It's a formula that has been done in the past, yet can be depended on for some laughs (albeit cheap ones frequently), and this Brit variation pulls it off well...The show is funny, though undeniably corny. From the budget opening credits where Thermoman flies through space and turns to the audience to give one of those self-aware smiles to his goofy spandex outfit and the plastic helmet, My Hero sports an almost sophomoric whimsy, yet flirts with adult comedy--barely. There's some suggestive innuendo here and there, and a few folks may take umbrage with Thermoman and Janet's cohabitation, but there's nothing approaching offensive...Bottom line: It's a cheesy, funny show with some terrific actors and a steady flow of jokes that work. My Hero won't rock your world, but for what it is, it works.
Reviewer David Johnson
ReviewRating 8
DVD, No Longer Produced
Product Attributes
Actor My Hero (british)
Label BBC Video
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
David Johnson, DVD Verdict ...a cheesy, funny show with some terrific actors and a steady flow of jokes that work.
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