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
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
Tell me one useful thing you could do with this power. Can you make money?
A super hero doesn't use his power for personal gain.
References Star Trek
I Want It That Way
Written by Max Martin
and Andreas Carlsson
Performed by Backstreet Boys See more