Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.

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 Noah Bennet (75 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Claire Bennet (76 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Peter Petrelli (70 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Hiro Nakamura (66 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Matt Parkman (64 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Mohinder Suresh (63 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Ando Masahashi (63 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Nathan Petrelli (61 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Sylar (62 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Niki Sanders / ... (58 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Angela Petrelli (53 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Sandra Bennet (42 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 The Haitian (32 episodes, 2006-2010)
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People all over the U.S start to realize they have special abilities, like telekinesis, healing abilities, flying powers, time travel, invisibility, and the ability to absorb other's abilities. One man, known as Sylar, wants to gain all the power of these "heroes" so he can be the most powerful and evolved human of all, and stops at nothing to gruesomely kill these people. In order to protect themselves from him, these people must help one another before Sylar can destroy them all, while they each deal with problems of their own. Written by Patrick Ozzy Lauzier

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William Katt, who starred as a reluctant superhero in The Greatest American Hero (1981), has done voiceover work for several superhero animated shows, and has his own comics imprint, appears as a reporter in season three. See more »

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Hiro Nakamura: Save the cheerleader, save the world.
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A very good start to a show that only promises to get better.
26 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although the show's concept is sort of a ripoff of the X-Men concept of people evolving to have super powers, I have to admit it was enjoyable. The acting was all very well done as were the slices of life that introduced you to each character. The effects are kept very low-key making it more believable than the typical super hero show. There is a great underlying darkness that permeates as well, giving one the feeling that some very bad things are about to happen. My mom even liked it, and she usually just sticks to shows about cops and politics (like West Wing, Law & Order, and CSI). If you haven't seen it give it a try. It's a very good show so far and only promises to get better.

I will definitely be tuning in for the next episode myself.


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