The Meteor Man
The Meteor Man ★★½ 1993 (PG)
Townsend is a school teacher who reluctantly becomes a hero when he acquires semisuper powers after being hit by a meteor. Meteor Man flies only four feet off the ground (because he's afraid of heights) and wears costumes fashioned by his mother. Funny premise satires “superhero” movies, but is inconsistent with some hilarious gags and others that fall flat. Includes interesting cameos by Cosby, Sinbad, Vandross, and Page. 100m/C VHS, DVD . Robert Kevin Townsend, Robert Guillaume, Marla Gibbs, James Earl Jones, Frank Gorshin, Bill Cosby, Sinbad, Luther Vandross, La Wanda Page, Louis Freese; D: Robert Kevin Townsend; W: Robert Kevin Townsend; C: John A. Alonzo.