My Hero. Image shows from L to R: Janet Dawkins (Emily Joyce), George Sunday (Ardal O'Hanlon). Copyright: Big Bear Films.

My Hero

BBC One sitcom about a super hero. 52 episodes (6 series), 2000 - 2006. Stars Ardal O'Hanlon, James Dreyfus, Emily Joyce, Geraldine McNulty and others.

Series 3, Episode 6 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 8:05am.

My Hero. Image shows from L to R: Janet Dawkins (Emily Joyce), George Sunday (Ardal O'Hanlon). Copyright: Big Bear Films.

My Hero

Super hero Thermoman struggles to understand the Earth way of life, but attempts to keep a family in suburbia all the same

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2000 - 2006
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
52   (6 series)
Starring
Ardal O'Hanlon, James Dreyfus, Emily Joyce, Geraldine McNulty, Hugh Dennis, Lill Roughley, Philip Whitchurch, Lou Hirsch and others
Writers
Paul Mendelson, Paul Mayhew-Archer, Simon Braithwaite, Paul Alexander, James Cary, Trevelyan Evans, Pete Sinclair and Daniel Peak
Director
John Stroud
Producers
John Stroud and Jamie Rix

Thermoman, a super-hero from the planet Ultron, arrives on earth in the guise of Irishman George Sunday. He tries his hardest to understand and follow Earth culture but his frequent misunderstandings often lead to sticky situations.

George marries nurse Janet Dawkins and so, when he's not saving the world, he has to put up with her patronising parents Ella and Stanley, psychopathic colleague Mrs Raven and egotistical boss, minor TV celebrity doctor, Piers Crispin. Janet isn't any luckier though as George's pals - scheming Arnie and delusional Tyler - are just as bad.

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Production company
Also known as
  • Thermoman (US)
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 4th February 2000 on BBC One at 8:30pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 8th September 2006 on BBC One at 8:30pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 3 Episode 6: Tomorrow at 8:05am on Gold
  2. Series 3 Episode 6: Tomorrow at 12:40pm on Gold
  3. Series 3 Episode 7: Tuesday at 8:20am on Gold
  4. Series 3 Episode 7: Tuesday at 1pm on Gold
  5. Series 3 Episode 8: Wednesday at 7:45am on Gold
  6. Series 3 Episode 8: Wednesday at 12:20pm on Gold
  7. Series 3 Episode 9: Thursday at 7:45am on Gold
  8. Series 3 Episode 9: Thursday at 12:20pm on Gold
  9. Series 3 Episode 10: Friday at 7:45am on Gold
  10. Series 3 Episode 10: Friday at 12:20pm on GoldShow all repeats
  11. Series 1 Episode 1: Monday 8th June at 8am on Gold
  12. Series 1 Episode 1: Monday 8th June at 12:40pm on Gold
  13. Series 1 Episode 2: Tuesday 9th June at 7:45am on Gold
  14. Series 1 Episode 2: Tuesday 9th June at 12:20pm on Gold
  15. Series 1 Episode 3: Wednesday 10th June at 7:45am on Gold
  16. Series 1 Episode 3: Wednesday 10th June at 12:20pm on Gold
  17. Series 1 Episode 4: Thursday 11th June at 7:35am on Gold
  18. Series 1 Episode 4: Thursday 11th June at 12:10pm on Gold
  19. Series 1 Episode 5: Friday 12th June at 7:15am on Gold
  20. Series 1 Episode 5: Friday 12th June at 11:50am on Gold

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