The most iconic, stylish, and just plain wacky opening credits on…

A good opening credit sequence can be more memorable than the TV program it introduces. Luckily, science fiction shows are rife with sleek, quirky, and flat-out bizarre show intros. Here are over 30 of the best. » 1/24/11 8:40am 1/24/11 8:40am

R.I.P. Stephen J. Cannell, creator of The Greatest American Hero

Television lost one of its heroes last night, with the death of Stephen J. Cannell. Among his many creations was The Greatest American Hero, the story of a flawed superhero making it up as he goes along. He'll be missed. » 10/01/10 1:00pm 10/01/10 1:00pm

Who can save us from summer blahs? The Greatest American Hero!

So almost all your favorite TV shows are on hiatus now. But don't panic! There's still new Futurama, plus a Greatest American Hero marathon. But more importantly, some of the strangest programming of the year airs during these summer doldrums. » 6/28/10 9:00am 6/28/10 9:00am

The Amount Of Free Scifi TV On Hulu Is Mind-Boggling

Most of us use Hulu to catch up on last night's episode of Lost or Caprica, but did you know there's a ridiculous amount of full seasons of shows from yore? We're talking full seasons of SG-1, Lexx, and more. » 4/18/10 9:17am 4/18/10 9:17am

Nathon Fillion Dons The Browncoat One Last Time Before Slipping Into A…

Is the brave Captain Mal Reynolds toying with the idea of becoming the Greatest American Hero? But in other, more pressing news, guess what Nathan Fillion's new character, Castle, dresses up as? » 10/15/09 10:55am 10/15/09 10:55am

Superman Takes on Other Superheroes — In Court

Superman's powers include super-strength, super-breath... and super-lawyers? The iconic DC Comics character has been known to go after plenty of other strongmen in court, crushing any characters with more than a passing similarity. The most famous super-litigation was the 1951 case where the Man Of Steel killed… » 10/20/08 8:40am 10/20/08 8:40am

Greatest American Hero Soars On Nostalgia, But Will Its Comeback Crash?

Classic early '80s slapstick superhero show The Greatest American Hero is careening back into action, with a new comic book, online animated shorts and a new movie in the pipeline. The news drew cheers from a packed audience at San Diego Comic-Con, but does the '70s show have something to say to today's youth, or is… » 7/25/08 8:40am 7/25/08 8:40am

Hancock Isn't The First Superhero Screw-Up

Click to viewNow that Hancock is a hit, people may be tempted to describe it as the first example of a whole new genre: the superhero who's a walking (or flying) disaster. But don't believe the hype: there have been caped catastrophes for nearly as long as there have been superheroes at all. Click through for our… » 7/10/08 6:00pm 7/10/08 6:00pm