Episode guide

My Hero

Series 1

My Hero

  • Pilot

    The very first episode of the comedy about a humble superhero played by Ardal O'Hanlon (Dougal in Father Ted). Nurse Janet Dawkins is saved from certain death by Thermoman.

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  • Guess Who's Coming to Lunch?

    Underpants on the outside please for another fun episode of the superhero comedy. All Janet wants is for George to be normal when he meets her parents.

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  • Mission Impossible

    Ardal O'Hanlon stars in the great comedy with the mild-mannered shopkeeper with a secret - he wears tights! And flies. George gets his Thermoman outfit dirty.

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  • Thermoman's Greatest Challenge

    Superhero sitcom fun. George is in a bit of a fix when he's asked to attend a charity fundraising event along with his alter-ego, Thermoman.

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  • Old Man Riverdance

    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a shopkeeper who leads a double life as a superhero! Thermoman's father interferes with the love life of the man in tights.

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  • The Party's Over

    More fun with the health food store manager who wears his underpants on the outside. George creates havoc when he throws a surprise birthday party for Janet.

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My Hero

Series 2

My Hero

  • Christmas

    Ardal O'Hanlon is the intergalactic superhero. On Christmas Eve, George dresses up as Santa and tries creeping into houses to leave presents.

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  • Parents

    Ardal O'Hanlon, foil to Father Ted and stand-up star, is George whose life as superhero Thermoman is in jeopardy. He fights to keep his identity a secret from Janet's mother.

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  • Girlfriend

    Ardal O'Hanlon shines in the secret-superhero sitcom. George has failed to tell Janet that he is already engaged: to a six-foot warrior princess back on Ultron.

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  • Car

    Superhero sitcom silliness. George is working hard in the health shop to save money to buy Janet a much-needed car. And Arnie is given back his powers - but can he be trusted?

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  • Nemesis

    The supremely silly superhero sitcom. George's old schoolboy enemy arrives from Ultron and proceeds to mess up George's life as a superhero, as well as his life with Janet.

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  • Pregnant

    Father Ted's Dougal dons tights and exterior underpants. Janet is surprised when she falls pregnant. George thinks he's done her a favour, but has he created a monster?

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  • Wedding

    Janet is expecting George's baby, but with an Ultron pregnancy lasting a mere six days, the couple face a race against time to marry before the child is born out of wedlock.

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My Hero

Series 3

My Hero

  • Baby Talk

    The superhero sitcom with Ardal O'Hanlon has a new arrival - the little bundle of joy with superhuman powers has made life even more stressful for George and Janet.

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  • Zero Tolerance

    More quick changes from Ardal O'Hanlon as George in the superhero sitcom. George takes the law into his own hands when he joins a neighbourhood watch scheme.

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  • Pet Rescue

    More bizarre behaviour from Ardal O'Hanlon, the man with a big secret. George is puzzled by the British love of pets - until his mother-in-law's dog explains it all.

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  • The Older Man

    From priest to superhero, comedy fave Ardal O'Hanlon stars in the quirky superhero comedy. Janet is horrified at the undesirable changes taking place in George's body.

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  • Puttin' on the Writs

    Quick-changing comedy with Ardal O'Hanlon the superhero. Thermoman saves Mrs Raven from almost certain death - but then he rejects her amorous advances.

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  • Shock, Horror!

    Ardal O'Hanlon is the hapless superhero from Planet Ultron. Thermoman is discovered by the press in Janet's flat and fears that his cover has been blown.

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  • Little Green Man

    Ardal O'Hanlon is the alien superhero. George is horrified when he discovers Janet sharing carrot cake with another man, and literally turns green with jealousy.

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  • Mine's a Double

    Superhero sitcom with Ardal O'Hanlon. George is called away on a superhero refresher course, leaving Janet with a clone of George called Hilary for company.

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  • A Little Learning

    Ardal O'Hanlon dons the lycra in this superhero sitcom. Ella and Stanley are concerned that George will embarrass them at their 40th wedding anniversary party.

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  • A Day To Remember

    Ardal O'Hanlon of 'Father Ted' fame stars in this superhero sitcom. George accidentally erases his own memory. Janet is delighted when he becomes a model husband.

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My Hero

Series 4

My Hero

  • My Hero (4): Ep 1

    Ardal O'Hanlon, otherwise known in tellyland as Father Dougal McGuire, is hapless alien superhero Thermoman. George is baffled when he joins Piers's cricket team.

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  • My Hero (4): Ep 2

    Cosmic comedy with Thermoman aka Dougal from Father Ted. When George dies after walking under a bus, it looks like the perfect way out of his stressful double life.

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  • My Hero (4): Ep 3

    Alien antics with Ardal O'Hanlon. George's failure to understand the concept of credit cards leads to him and Janet being forced to sell everything they own.

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  • All In The Mind

    Superhero silliness with Thermoman aka Father Ted's Ardal O'Hanlon. The Ultron Council condemns the human race to death after a damning progress report from George.

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  • Space Virus

    Superhero sitcom with Ardal O'Hanlon. When George uses his Ultron kiss of life to cure Janet, Stanley, Ella and Mrs Raven of a virus, they all inherit his superpowers.

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  • The Mayor of Northolt

    Ardal O'Hanlon in the popular cosmic comedy. When the council fail to fix a faulty streetlight keeping Stanley and Ella awake, George runs for mayor.

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  • Big

    When Ollie's half-human, half-Ultronian physiology goes haywire, he starts to grow at an accelerated rate. Only an Ultronian doctor named Chelsea Minogue can hope to help them.

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  • The Consultant

    Ardal O'Hanlon is the hapless super hero. Arnie turns consultant when the Ultron Council send him to check up on Thermoman's performance.

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  • The Family Way

    Ardal O'Hanlon is the superhero struggling to keep up with married life and the madness of human society. George becomes pregnant with a surrogate baby.

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  • Time and Time Again

    If you've ever wondered what Father Ted's Dougal might look like in a leotard, then this is the sitcom for you. George decides to return to Ultron forever.

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My Hero

Series 5

My Hero

  • The Foresight Saga

    He's back, Ardal O'Hanlon in tights! There's a new addition who arrives brandishing Janet's appendix. Cassie is a girl. Unlike her brother Ollie, she can't fly.

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  • Illegal Aliens

    The man with the underpants on the outside - Ardal O'Hanlon - is the alien superhero. George becomes the subject of an investigation by the Immigration Department.

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  • The First Husband's Club

    Ardal O'Hanlon is the superhero in the family-friendly sitcom. Dr Crispin provides help for George's lack of assertiveness in the form of a men's group.

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  • Cassie Come Home

    Superhero sitcom silliness. When Janet's mother becomes a trainee JP she takes the law into her own hands and punishes George by taking Ollie and Cassie into care.

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  • Nothing to Hide

    Ardal O'Hanlan, otherwise known as Dougal from `Father Ted', in another surreal sitcom. Thermoman is accused of stealing the Mona Lisa. Has he been framed?

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  • Brain Drain

    Comedy with the alien superhero adapting to the funny ways of Earth. George and Arnie discover a way to filter out prejudices in people's brains.

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  • Fear and Clothing

    Father Ted's Ardal O'Hanlon is the alien superhero. When George starts to doubt his own invincibility and gives in to fear, his body reacts in an alarming way.

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  • How Green Was My Ollie?

    Ardal O'Hanlon dons the tights and underpants. Thermoman's relationship with nature is called into question when he plugs a volcano with a Minke Whale.

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  • Big Bother

    Janet and George's marriage looks rosy, until George's dark secret is revealed - he has been filming his own family for Thermowatch, a reality show on Ultron.

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  • Night Fever

    Superhero sitcom fun. Because George cannot distinguish dreams from reality, he gets the shock of his life when he wakes up in bed next to Mrs Raven.

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My Hero

Series 6

My Hero

  • Footloose

    A fresh start for the superhero sitcom with no small amount of silliness, as James Dreyfus becomes George. Janet finds herself married to a man she's never seen before.

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  • Here's One I Made Earlier

    James Dreyfus of 'Gimme Gimme Gimme' steps into the lycra long-johns in the superhero sitcom. Janet and George find it hard adjusting to George's new body.

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  • My Kingdom for a Cat

    More superhero shenanigans in the sitcom starring The Thin Blue Line's James Dreyfus. George seeks advice from a cat on what really makes Janet happy.

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  • Sidekick

    Alien antics in the sitcom starring James Dreyfus as a hapless superhero. To reduce his workload, George and Arnie fashion a sidekick from one of George's ribs.

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  • Not For Prophet

    Sitcom about an alien superhero. George wants to set up an Ultronian faith school to give Cassie a taste of Ultronian culture, but he first has to set up a faith.

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  • Dermoman

    The Thin Blue Line's James Dreyfus stars in the superhero sitcom. George decides to make himself more attractive to Janet, but a gym visit doesn't go according to plan.

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  • Top of the Table

    Adventures with James Dreyfus' hapless alien in the superhero sitcom. The Superhero league table results are due and George hopes to impress Janet by coming top.

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  • Believe!

    Superhero shenanigans in the sitcom starring James Dreyfus. George's body starts to malfunction, so Arnie carries out an MOT and makes a worrying discovery.

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