Most of my "heroes", as a child, were actually heroines: Wonder Woman, Cat Woman, Isis, the Bionic Woman, Pinky and Leather Tuscadero from Happy Days. There was one notable exception. I was completely taken with the Incredible Hulk ... perhaps because he seemed a projection of how angry I was, but mostly, I think, because that he, like most of my heroines, went through a transformation. I was completely obsessed with transformation as I grew up, maybe a repressed desire to transition (I did have dreams in which I was changed into a girl).
Here are some of my favorite TV hero/oine transformations from yesteryear: