In Manhattan, Peter Petrelli is the younger brother Nathan Petrelli an overly ambitious and unscrupulous candidate for the next New York congressman, and he dreams and believes that he can fly. He decides to prove his theory and jumps from the roof of a building in an alley and his brother flies and saves him. In Texas, cheerleader Claire Bennet learns that she is literally indestructible and can not harm herself or die. She saves a fireman in a fire in a train, but does not take the credit. In Tokyo, Hiro Nakamura believes he can control time and space continuum. In India, Mohinder Suresh moves to the Brooklyn, New York, where his father, that was researching a secret project called Genesis about genome and DNA, is killed in a taxi cab. In Lower Manhattan, the painter Isaac Mendez paints pictures of the future. In Las Vegas, stripper Niki Sanders borrows $30,000 from a powerful local mobster to get her young son into school, and does not have the money to pay her loan. She sees a ... Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
Although introductory scenes for Greg Grunberg
's character were shot for this pilot episode, it became part of a plot thread that was ultimately dropped for this opener. The character of Matt Parkman was introduced in the second episode. See more
In the scene where Mohinder is at his father's apartment and HRG is on the other side, Mohinder picks up his glasses and puts them back down on the right page of the book. When the camera closes back up on the glasses, they are in the middle of the book. See more
[answering machine message
Hi, this is Nikki. Leave me a message.
Mom, are you there? When are you coming to get me? I hate it here. You said you'd be back soon. Just come pick me up, okay?
References Star Trek
I Want It That Way
Written by Max Martin
and Andreas Carlsson
Performed by Backstreet Boys See more