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Chapter One 'Genesis' 

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 ... See full summary »

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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

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The subway that Hiro is riding in is the Los Angeles Red Line. See more »

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While sitting in the karaoke bar, Hiro tells his friend that he got his understanding of how time works from X-Men number 143, where Kitty Pryde travels through time. "Days of Future Past", the referenced comic book, was actually X-Men number 141. See more »

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Micah Sanders: I'm just working on my computer. The logic board was bad. So I had to build a new one.
Niki Sanders: A new one. Did anyone ever tell you you're the smartest little man on the planet?
Micah Sanders: You do. All the time.
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Mustang Sally
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I Expected More In the Introduction of Heroes
19 May 2007 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Manhattan, Peter Petrelli (Milo Ventimiglia) is the younger brother of the candidate to the congress Nathan Petrelli (Adrian Pasdar), 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, the cheerleader Claire Bennet (Hayden Panettiere) is indestructible and can not harm herself or die. She saves a fireman in a fire in a train. In Tokyo, Hiro Nakamura (Masi Oka) believes he can control time and space continuum. In India, Mohinder Suresh (Sendhil Ramamurthy) moves to the Brooklyn, New York, when his father that was researching a secret project called Genesis about genome and DNA is killed in his cab. In Lower Manhattan, the painter Isaac Mendez (Santiago Cabrera) paints pictures of the future. In Las Vegas, the striper Niki Sanders (Ali Larter) borrows US$ 30.000,00 from a powerful local mobster and does not have the money to pay her loan. She sees a different image of her in the mirror, and when two gangsters come to her house to collect the money, one of them hits her and she faints.

The Introduction of the characters of "Heroes" is a reasonable episode, with six disconnected stories. I believe the lives of the characters will entwine in the next episodes, but I had a great expectation based on the comments of friends and I was a little disappointed. The story of the gorgeous and sexy Nikki is the more intriguing in this moment. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Genesis"


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