Meteor Man
The Meteor Man (Jefferson Reed) is a superhero who appeared in the 1993 comedy film The Meteor Man.

Robert Townsend played Meteor Man.


When mild-mannered school teacher Jefferson Reed was hit by a strange meteorite from space only to find himself with a multitude of strange super powers he uses to help his community.


Jefferson Reed was raised by his mother and father Ted and Maxine. He grew up to become a school teacher in Washington, D.C. In the neighborhood he lived in, people where terrorized by a street gang known as the Golden Lords, lead by a man named Simon Caine.  One night, Reed tried to protect an elderly woman from the Golden Lords, only to end up being targeted himself.