While it may sometimes seem that History exclusively airs back-to-back episodes of Pawn Stars, the cable channel will soon be adding a new scripted drama to its schedule: Knightfall, about the Knights Templar. And it’s got major star power behind it, courtesy of The Avengers’ Jeremy Renner.
Because of course they are. We're only a few years away from losing nonfiction television shows entirely. The History Channel took its first tentative steps into this area with Vikings, and this new show, Knightfall, will be its second scripted show.
In Avatar, Jake Sully's in a wheelchair, until a magical brain tech turns him into a running, jumping, soaring blue dude. The disabled character who regains the use of his legs is a science fiction mainstay. Here are 20 examples.